VOL. 131 | NO. 19 | Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Free Tools That Can Help You Grow” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Learn about the free services and discounts available for TSBDC clients. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Mid-South Association for Financial Professionals will meet Thursday, Jan. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis first-floor lounge, 3700 Central Ave. Joni Hopkins will present “Strategy for Faster Payments/Payments Improvement.” Register at midsouthafp.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a meet-the-artist reception with “Cultural Heroes” sculptor Alan LeQuire on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Tennessee Gallery at NCRM, 450 Mulberry St. LeQuire’s exhibition will be on display through Feb. 25. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Lafayette’s Music Room will host its first Club Night, featuring Wick-It The Instigator, on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 10 p.m. at 2119 Madison Ave. Tables and chairs will be removed downstairs to create a giant dance floor, with additional dance space upstairs. Cover is $10. Visit lafayettes.com/memphis for details.
Germantown Community Theatre will present A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” Friday, Jan. 29, through Feb. 14 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Incognito Silent Art Auction and Gala on Friday, Jan. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment as you bid in the silent auction, or buy your favorite painting outright for $250 during Buy-It-Now time from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/incognito or call 901-636-4131.
Staxtacular 2016, the Soulsville Foundation’s largest fundraiser, will be held Friday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Stax Museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Hosted by Vince Carter and the Memphis Grizzlies, “The Baller’s Ball” brings together the world of sports, music and philanthropy to benefit the Soulsville Foundation’s youth programs. Tickets are $175. Visit staxtacular.com.
The Orpheum Theatre will host “Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage,” a live symphony performance that brings five decades of Star Trek to concert halls for the first time, on Friday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.