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VOL. 8 | NO. 37 | Saturday, September 5, 2015


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Literacy Mid-South will host the second annual Mid-South Book Festival Wednesday, Sept. 9, through Sunday, Sept. 13, at Playhouse on the Square (66 S. Cooper St.) and Circuit Playhouse (51 S. Cooper). The literary event will feature more than 80 local and national authors, writing workshops, panel discussions, a street fair and more. Visit midsouthbookfest.org for a schedule.

Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for “Right Brain Left Brain,” new works by Angi Cooper, Saturday, Sept. 5, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition run through Sept. 29. Visit wkno.org or call 901-458-2521.

The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Food Truck Garden Party Tuesday, Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will feature live music, cash bar and food trucks, plus the new Memphis Parent Play Zone, featuring activities for families and kids. Tickets include one drink and are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

Cadence Bank and MIFA will continue the Cadence Community Connection @ MIFA financial series Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the MIFA Family Center, 910 Vance Ave. The personal finance session will cover the basics of budgeting and banking. Cost is free. Visit mifa.org.

The Orpheum Theatre will screen “I Will Dance: The Documentary” on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. The screening is part of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, which includes six films through next April. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for tickets and a schedule.

26th Southern Heritage Classic Cultural Celebration will kick off with events Thursday, Sept. 10, through Saturday, Sept. 12, leading up to the annual football game between Tennessee State and Jackson State Saturday at 6 p.m. Visit southernheritageclassic.com for a schedule.

Tennessee Department of Revenue will host a free tax workshop for new Tennessee businesses Thursday, Sept. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Memphis Training Room of the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. The workshops are designed to assist companies dealing with business-related taxes for the first time. Registration required; call 800-342-1003 for details.

The Daily News will host the 2015 Small Business Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 10, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Brooks Museum auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Chef Jenn owner Jennifer McCullough will deliver the keynote. The seminar will be followed by a wine-and-cheese reception with the panelists. Tickets are $25. Visit bit.ly/MEMbiz15.

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