VOL. 132 | NO. 151 | Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. Dell Self of Speak Through Me Communications will present “Clearing the Clutter From Your Message.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
Indie Memphis’ Indie Wednesday film series kicks off with a screening of the Slamdance Film Festival’s 2017 “Anarchy” shorts program Wednesday, Aug. 2, at MicroCinema @ Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The “Anarchy” program is described as “an anti-genre form of resistance to dominant cultural paradigms.” Admission is pay-what-you-can. Visit indiememphis.com for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Resources to Empower: Developing a Winning Business Plan” Thursday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
The 2017 Cooper Young Festival kickoff party/poster unveiling will take place Thursday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Haizlip Studio, 2125 Central Ave. Be among the first people to see this year’s poster, designed by Rahn Marion, and enjoy live music, food, and beverage bars. Visit cooperyoungfestival.com.
Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold its annual Corks & Forks fundraiser, “Bourbon and Bows,” Thursday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., suite 909. Enjoy a silent auction, bourbon tastings, appetizers, live jazz, cigar bar and fabulous food to benefit the MSABTA’s educational scholarship fund and chapter operations. Buy tickets at msabta.org.
The 2017 Film Prize: Memphis Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6. All top 10 films will screen as one block lasting about two hours multiple times throughout the weekend Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. After the screening, festival passholders will vote on their favorite, and the winners will be announced at an awards brunch Sunday. Visit memphisfilmprize.com for a schedule of screening times, filmmaker Q&As and panel discussions.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for its “Price is Right” exhibition Friday, Aug. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG, 97 Tillman St. The installment, which runs through Aug. 24, features works all priced at $1,000 or less, by around 20 artists. Visit davidluskgallery.com.