VOL. 133 | NO. 32 | Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Orpheum Theatre presents “The Color Purple” Tuesday through Sunday, Feb. 13-18, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
Remington College Memphis Campus will host a career fair Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The event is open to the public, and at least 15 local employers will be on hand to meet with job seekers. Attendees should wear business attire and bring multiple copies of their resume. Visit remingtoncollege.edu for details.
The Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival continues with a screening of “The Exception” Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s Belz Theatre, 6560 Poplar Ave. The festival, which features award-winning Jewish-themed films, continues throughout February. Screenings are $5 for MJCC members and $7 for the community. Visit jccmemphis.org/film for tickets and a schedule.
The Ameripolitan Music Awards will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. at the Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd. This is the first year Memphis has hosted the awards, which honor the best roots-influenced music – outlaw, western swing, rockabilly and honky tonk. Visit ameripolitan.com for tickets and info on nominees and performers.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “How to Get Started in Government Contracting” Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the City of Memphis Business Development Center, 555 Beale St. The workshop will help business owners understand the lay of the land and identify steps for doing business with the federal government. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman will stop in Memphis as part of a statewide tour discussing innovation in communities Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The topic of the talk, hosted by the Greater Memphis Chamber and Leadership Tennessee, is “The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics.” Visit memphischamber.com for details and tickets.
Shen Yun Performing Arts will perform in Memphis Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. The performance explores traditional Chinese culture and legends through classical dance and orchestral music. Tickets start at $80. Visit shenyun.com.