VOL. 9 | NO. 47 | Saturday, November 19, 2016
A public meeting on the Pinch District redevelopment plan will take place Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Balinese Ballroom, 330 N. Main St. The planning team will present the vision that has been crafted for the Pinch District following two public input meetings earlier this year, and also will discuss connectivity between this initiative and other projects in the immediate vicinity. For more information, contact Brett Roler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-575-0540.
Nutcracker Ballet Ensemble & School will perform “Nut ReMix” with special guest Charles “Lil Buck” Riley Friday through Sunday, Nov. 18-20, at the Cannon Center, 255 N. Main St. The show is a new take on Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” set on Beale Street, with music performed by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Big Band. Visit newballet.org for times and tickets.
Memphis College of Art’s 66th annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, in Rust Hall, 1930 Poplar Ave. Get first pick of local artwork at the Preview & Purchase Party Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. ($25 admission), or enjoy the open marketplace and local food trucks Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (free admission). Visit mca.edu for details.
The fourth annual Jewish Literary and Cultural Arts Festival will wrap up with a Mom’s Night Out featuring Alicia Ybarbo and Mary Ann Zoellner, authors of “Sh*tty Mom for All Seasons: Half-@ssing It All Year Long,” Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. Buy tickets for this 21-and-older event at jccmemphis.org/LitFest.
Tennessee Shakespeare Company will host The Shakespeare Brunch Sunday, Nov. 20, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Memphis Hunt and Polo Club, 650 S. Shady Grove Road. Enjoy an elegant brunch buffet, cash bar and an abbreviated reading of “The Winter’s Tale.” Tickets are $40 and include the buffet and reading. Visit tnshakespeare.org.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will wrap up its Motown Film Series with a screening of “Soul! Featuring Stevie Wonder and Wonderlove” on Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; admission is pay-what-you-can at the door. Visit staxmuseum.com for details.