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VOL. 10 | NO. 19 | Saturday, May 6, 2017


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Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed will be in Memphis Saturday and Sunday, May 6-7, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Experience up-close encounters with dinosaurs, take a spin in Jurassic Jeeps, and enjoy activities such as bounce houses, a scavenger hunt and Mesozoic Mini Golf. Tickets are $19; children younger than 2 are free with a paid adult. Visit discoverthedinosaurs.com.

David Lusk Gallery will host an artist talk with Don Estes Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at DLG Memphis, 97 Tillman St. Estes’ “Bluff Poem” exhibition, along with Burton Callicott’s “Line and Shadow: Estate Drawings,” will be on display through May 20. Visit davidluskgallery.com.

Southern Reins Center for Equine Therapy will host the second annual Jockeys & Juleps Derby Party Saturday, May 6, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 440 S. Shady Grove Road. The party features big hats, bourbon, bluegrass and a live broadcast of the 2017 Kentucky Derby, with all proceeds benefiting Southern Reins’ therapy program. Tickets start at $150. Visit southernreins.org.

Germantown Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert featuring “Scheherazade” and the Bruch Violin Concerto on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Visit germantownsymphony.org.

IRIS Orchestra will present a screening of “Born in Chicago” Monday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at Malco’s Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. Live music from the Memphis Blues Society starts in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.; a Q&A and meet-and-greet with Chicago blues legend Corky Siegel will follow the screening. Admission is $15. Call 901-751-7669 to order tickets.

Chicago blues legend Corky Siegel will perform with musicians from IRIS Orchestra and the Memphis Blues Society Tuesday, May 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave. Enjoy dinner and drinks while taking in Siegel’s full-length “Chamber Blues” show. Cover is $5. Visit irisorchestra.org.

Fisher Phillips’ Memphis office, in partnership with SHRM Memphis, will present its annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar, “Workplace Law Developments Under the Trump Administration,” Thursday, May 11, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The seminar is appropriate for HR professionals, business owners and anyone who handles employee complaints, manages employees or makes decisions impacting the workplace. Seating is limited; buy tickets at fisherphillips.com.

PRSA Memphis will meet Thursday, May 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. Memphis Music Initiative executive director Darren Isom will talk about how MMI has used community engagement strategies to inform its work. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at eventbrite.com or email karen.davis@brooksmuseum.org by Wednesday, May 10.

Cooper-Young Pup Crawl, benefiting the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County, will take place Thursday, May 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Twelve Cooper-Young restaurants will offer special canine-themed drinks for the evening and will donate 10 percent of sales from Pup Crawlers to HSMSC. Participants should first stop at the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue for a free wristband to ensure their drink sales are counted. Visit memphishumane.org.

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