VOL. 132 | NO. 124 | Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Network will hold an after-hours event Friday, June 23. It starts with a 5:30 p.m. dinner at The Pasta Kitchen, 875 W. Poplar Ave., suite 31, followed by live music at 7:30 p.m. at Tony’s Trophy Room, 929 W. Poplar Ave. No registration required; pay your own way. Visit colliervillechamber.com/events for details.
The Orpheum’s Halloran Centre will present “Love Letters,” a two-person play starring Mary Morris and Pat Halloran, Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, at 8 p.m. at 225 S. Main St. Tickets start at $50; proceeds will go toward Church Health’s Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
The second annual Privileged Music Festival will take place Friday, June 23, at 8 p.m. in Handy Park on Beale Street. Free and open to the public, the festival will feature local and national artists covering gospel, R&B, hip-hop and pop music. Other Privileged Weekend events include a kickoff and birthday celebration for founder Jamal Whitlow (Thursday, 7 p.m., the Gallery at Madison Square, 1819 Madison Ave.), and the Privileged Day Conference (Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Streets Ministries, 430 Vance Ave.; $30, includes lunch). Visit privilegedmemphis.com for details.
The Live at the Garden summer concert series kicks off with Little Big Town on Friday, June 23, at 8:30 p.m. (gates at 6:30 p.m.) at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit liveatthegarden.com or call 901-636-4107 for details and a series schedule.
The 2017 Total Woman Summit will be held Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. The summit aims to bring together gifted and accomplished women to celebrate what they do well and share tips on how they can improve in the areas of mind, body, spirit, finances and career. Visit totalwoman17.eventbrite.com for details.
Memphis Branch NAACP will host its Centennial Freedom Fund Luncheon on Saturday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry and former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. are the guest speakers at the luncheon, themed “Reflecting on the Past, Remaining Focused on the Future: 100 Years of Civil Rights and Human Rights Advocacy.” Tickets start at $100. Visit naacpmemphis.org for details.