VOL. 131 | NO. 30 | Thursday, February 11, 2016
Crosstown Arts and The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and signing with Ed Tarkington, author of “Only Love Can Break Your Heart,” Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts’ Story Booth, 438 N. Cleveland St. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
National Black MBA Association will meet for a membership info session Thursday, Feb. 11, from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in International Paper Tower 3, room 400, 6210 Poplar Ave. “Connect, reconnect and engage” while learning more about the association and its mission. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org for details.
Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center will host Ana Gasteyer for an evening of cabaret and comedy Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
Memphis Fashion Week will host model auditions Friday, Feb. 12, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ballet Memphis, 7950 Trinity Road. Fashion Week events are scheduled for April 4-9. Visit memphisfashionweek.org for audition requirements.
ANF Architects will host an opening night reception for Bill Price’s “Buoyancy and Balance” on Friday, Feb. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
David Lusk Gallery will host an opening reception for Anne Siems’ “Works on Paper” on Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG-Temp, 64 Flicker St. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
L’Ecole Culinaire will host its “Sizzle and Spice” cooking class for amateur chefs Friday, Feb. 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at L’Ecole, 1245 N. Germantown Parkway. The class includes instruction, three-course meal and wine. Cost is $95. Register online at lecole.edu.
Mid-South Transplant Foundation will host “Taste of Passion,” a Valentine’s celebration, on Friday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, 191 Beale St., third floor. The fundraiser for Team Mid-South will include live entertainment, food and drinks, museum tour and more. Tickets are $50 for one or $75 per couple. Visit teammidsouth.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Whiskey, Wine and Chocolates on Friday, Feb. 12, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Chocolatier Phillip Ashley will pair his creations with a variety of whiskey, beer, cocktails and other beverages. Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers; RSVP required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4131.