VOL. 131 | NO. 39 | Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre will screen “Dorothea Lange” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 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 runs through April. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Poplar Pike Playhouse will present the regional premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Thursday, Feb. 24, through March 12 at 7653 Poplar Pike. The “Under the Sea Party With Ariel and Friends,” featuring a character lunch, crafts and framed picture with Ariel, will be March 5 and 12 at noon. Visit ppp.org for details and tickets.
Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, Feb. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis first-floor lounge, 3700 Central Ave. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will present “Trends in Accelerating Tax Collections.” Register at midsouthafp.org.
Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a networking happy hour Thursday, Feb. 25, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is free. Visit sms-midsouth.org
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Resources to Empower You: Developing a Winning Marketing Plan” Thursday, Feb. 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Stax Music Academy will present “Memphis to Motown” on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. This celebration of Black History Month will feature the music of Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Carla Thomas and more. Tickets are $15 in advance (minglewoodhall.com) or $20 at the door.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions will host an open house Friday, Feb. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave. Learn about careers in physician assistant studies, physical or occupational therapy, medical laboratory science and more. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-448-2042.
100 Black Men of Memphis will host the 100 Black Tie Gala & Awards Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Esplanade, 901 Cordova Station Ave. Proceeds from the event – themed “Building Future Leaders of TODAY” – will benefit MAHS Middle and High School. Buy tickets at 100blackmenofmemphis.com.