VOL. 133 | NO. 44 | Thursday, March 1, 2018
Memphis Heritage hosts Preservation Posse: After Hours at the Universal Life Insurance Building Thursday, March 1, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (doors at 5:30 p.m.) at 480 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Universal Life Insurance Building led by Jimmie Tucker of Self + Tucker Architects, and learn about the history and future of this adaptive reuse project from the experts making it happen. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit memphisheritage.org for details and tickets.
A neighborhood meeting on a proposed master plan for stormwater drainage and flooding in the Allen Basin will be held Thursday, March 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Breath of Life Christian Center, 3795 Frayser-Raleigh Road. Representatives of the city of Memphis Division of Engineering will discuss the plan, get information about current flooding problems from residents and answer questions. Call 901-543-8000 for more information.
Playhouse on the Square will present “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” Friday, March 2, through March 25 at 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
Remington College Memphis Campus is celebrating the start of its new dental assisting diploma program and the opening of its lab with a ribbon-cutting event and open house Friday, March 2, from noon to 4 p.m. at 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The event is open to the public. Visit remingtoncollege.edu.
Agape Child & Family Services will host its annual HeartLight event, themed “HeartLight: Do Justice,” will be held Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.) at Hope Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road. The event features guest speakers Bryan Stevenson, author of “Just Mercy,” and Brian Fikkert, author of “When Helping Hurts.” Tickets start at $15. Visit agapemeanslove.org/heartlight for details and tickets.
Ballet Memphis presents “I Am” MLK50 performances Friday through Sunday, March 2-4, at FLY Studio, 2144 Madison Ave. The show features four short works – “I Am a Child,” “I Am a Woman,” “I Am a Man” and “I Am” – commissioned by Ballet Memphis in 2015 that aim to give voice to the voiceless and elevate the importance of dignity and kindness. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances are family-friendly; all tickets are $15. Visit balletmemphis.org or call 901-737-7322.