Art Museum of the University of Memphis: 142 Communication and Fine Arts Bldg, 678-2224, amum.org. Thru Jun 6: MFA Thesis Exhibition. Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects: 1500 Union, 278- 6868, anfa.com. May 30: Magnificent Art Show with local artist Kevin Rash, 7–10pm, free, benefits Friends for Life: friendsforlifecorp.org. Bartlett Performing Arts Center and Conference Center: 3663 Appling, 385-6440, bpacc.org. May 1, 2: Pickin’ Picnic Bluegrass Festival. May 14–16: Bartlett Theatre Company: Catch Me If You Can. Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library: 3030 Poplar, 415-2700, memphislibrary.org. May 1–31: The Life of Pablo Neruda, Chilean Nobel-winning poet. BRIDGES: 477 N Fifth, 452-5600, bridgesusa.org. May 28: Learning and Leading Green Interactive Community Tour, 5:30–7:30pm, $5, RSVP. May 29: ClimBRIDGES Night, 6–9pm, $15, 260-3707. Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School: 60 Perkins Extd, 537-1483, buckmanartscenter.com. May 8: The Iguanas, back for the first time following their Katrina recovery, 8pm. Cannon Center for the Performing Arts: 255 N. Main, 576-1200, box office 576-1269, 800-726-0915, thecannoncenter. Com. May 9: MSO: David’s Adieu: Mahler 9, a musical farewell to Maestro David Loebel, 8pm. Center for Southern Folklore: 119 & 123 S. Main, Pembroke Square, 525-3655, southernfolklore.com. A showcase of folk art, Southern music, and food. Thursdays & Fridays: Brown Bag Concerts, noon. Children’s Museum of Memphis: 2525 Central, 458-2678, cmom.com. Thru May 31: Traveling exhibit: Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China. Circuit Playhouse: 1705 Poplar, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Thru May 24: Third, witty drama about an English literature professor’s wellordered life. Cook Convention Center: 255 N. Main, 576-1200, memphisconvention.com. See website for complete listing. May 9: All About Women Expo, 9am–9pm, allaboutwomentn.org. Cooper Young Historic District: 276-7222, cooperyoung. Org. First Thursdays: Cooper Young Night Out, 5–9pm, free, cooper-youngnightout.com. Cornelia Crenshaw Library: 531 Vance, 525-1643, memphislibrary.org. May 7: Teens: Make Jewelry for Mom, 3:30pm. May 19: Job/Career: Ready to Get that Job! 10:30am. Cossitt Library: 33 S. Front, 526-1712, memphislibrary.org. Free unless noted. May 13: Job/Career: Resume writing and computer workshop, 10:30am. Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange: 65 Union, 531-7826, memphiscottonmuseum.org. May 9: Cotton Club dinner and dancing, 7pm, $25, BYOB, RSVP. May 21: Brown Bag Series: Jerry Cunningham discusses his book, No Coin for Charon, noon, free. D’Edge Art and Unique Treasures: 550 S. Main, 521-0054, d-edgeart.com. Thru May 31: Music From the Delta, musical images by gallery artists. Dixon Gallery and Gardens: 4339 Park, 761-5250, dixon.org. May 30: Family Day, 10am–2pm. Thru May 31: Abstracto!: Chilean Paintings of the 1960s. Thru Jun 21: Mallory at Wurtzburger: New Art in Memphis 20th Anniversary Artists’ Link. Thru Jun 21: Regional Dialect: American Scene Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection. Downtown Alive!: 575-0540, downtownmemphis.com. Thru Jun 26: Tue–Fri lunch concerts at Downtown venues, 11:45am–1:15pm, free. Downtown Historic Bicycle Rides: Memphis Farmers Market, Central Train Station Pavilion south of Power House, 634-0076. 1st & 3rd Saturdays thru Sep 19: 9am, free, all skill levels, helmets required. Downtown Historic Walking Tours: Host Jimmy Ogle, l1:45am, free, 604-5002, . May 5: Civic Center, meet Main Street Clock Tower. May 12: Mississippi River–The Water, meet Confederate Park. May 19: Mississippi River–The Land, meet Confederate Park. May 26: Beale Street, meet Main & Beale. Downtown Neighborhood Association: 527-DNA1, memphisdna.org. Third Thursdays: Public general meetings Jan–Nov, 6:30pm social, 7pm program. Elmwood Cemetery: 824 Dudley, 774-3212, elmwoodcemetery. Org. May 9: Docent-led tour followed by lunch, 10:30am, RSVP. May 15: Lunch and Lecture: Memphis Street Names, noon, RSVP. May 15: Evening Stroll Through Elmwood, 6:30pm, $15, RSVP. Fountain Art Gallery: Chickasaw Oaks Plaza, 3092 Poplar, 458-7100, fountainartgallery.com. Thru May 30: Spring Show: Marie Babb, Chris Dozier, Jean Handley, Flo Hayes. Gallery Fifty-Six: 2256 Central, 276-1251, galleryfiftysix. Com. Fine art and sculpture gallery. May 8–30: Bloom, paintings by Jana Joplin; reception May 8, 5–8pm. Germantown Community Theatre: 3037 Forest Hill Irene, 754-2680, germantowncommunitytheatre.org. May 29–Jun 24: 110 in the Shade. Germantown Performing Arts Centre: 1801 Exeter, 751-7500, gpacweb.com. May 2: IRIS Orchestra: Branford Marsalis, saxophone, 8pm. Golf: May 1: Robert R. Church Sr. Golf Tournament at Galloway Golf Club benefits student scholarships, 7am, 525-6512, mmbc-memphis.org. May 4: Handicapper’s 50th Anniversary Golf Tournament at Memphis Country Club benefits the children of Harwood Center, 1pm, 448-5016, harwoodcenter.org. May 4: JDRF Golf Classic at Windyke Country Club benefits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1pm, 861-6550, jdrf.org. May 8: First Church Golf Benefit at The Links at Riverside, 4:30pm, 527-8362, firstchurchmemphis.org. May 11: Memphis Urban League Golf Classic at Quail Ridge Golf Course, 11:30am, 272-2491, mphsurbanleague.org. May 19: Driving Home a Cure for PKD at Windyke Country Club, 1pm, 755-7831, pkdcure.org. May 22: Miracle Drive Golf Tournament at Tunica’s Links at Cottonwoods benefits The Baddour Center, 1pm, 888-4BADDOUR, baddour.org. Hannah Davis Gallery: 408 S. Front, Studio 105 (faces Huling), 523-9891. Thru May 23: Lost and Found Amidst Timely Layers. Harrah’s Casino Event Center: Tunica, 800-303-7463, harrahs.com. May 23: Vince Gill, 9pm. Hattiloo Theatre: 656 Marshall, 502-3486, box office 525-0009, hattilootheatre.org. May 7–24: Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope. Health Screenings: May 16: Skin Screening, 9am–3pm, free, St. Francis Hospital, RSVP 765-1849. IMAX Theater: Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, 320-6362, memphismuseums.org. Thru Nov 13: Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk. Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs. Jack Robinson Gallery of Photography: 44 Huling, 576-0708, robinsonarchive.com. By appointment. Thru May 22: Immersed, photographs by James Blythe and paintings by Gail Buckman. Liberty Bowl & Midsouth Fairgrounds: 729-4344, thelibertybowlstadium.com. May 9: Memphis Roller Derby Intra-League Championship Bout, 6pm, $10, memphisrollerderby.com. May 15–17: Park n’ Swap Flea Market, 276-3532, memphisfleamarket.com. Lindenwood Christian Church: 2400 Union, 458-1652, lindenwoodcc.com. May 10: Music for Mother’s Day, 11am, free. Memphis Botanic Garden: 750 Cherry, 636-4100, memphisbotanicgarden.com. May 1–31: Chile: Landscapes of Extremes, photography. May 10: Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch, 10:30am–2pm, RSVP. May 13: Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Hydrangeas, noon. May 15–17: Orchid Society Sale. May 19: Tuesdays on the Terrace Wine Tasting: Chilean wines, tapas, and art, 6–8pm. May 29–31: Memphis Potters Guild Spring Sale. Thru Oct 28: Farmers’ Market at the Garden, Wednesdays, 2–6pm. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art: 1934 Poplar, 544-6200, brooksmuseum.org. May 1–31: Chilean Life on Canvas. May 7: Short films from Chile, 7:30pm. May 10: Champagne Brunch on Mother’s Day, 11:30am– 2:30pm, RSVP. May 15: Art for Lunch, noon. May 21: Janet’s Planet, 6–9pm, free. May 29–30: Bicycle Film Fest, bicyclefilmfestival.com. Thru Jun 21: William Christenberry: Signs, photographic story of the disappearing American South. Thru Jul 5: Contempt for the New. Memphis College of Art — On The Street: 338 S. Main, 272-5100, mca.edu. Thru May 9: Breaking Ground, works by MFA candidates. Memphis Heritage: 2282 Madison at Edgewood, 272-2727, memphisheritage.org. Thru May 29: Bob Williams: A Passion for All Things Photography. Youth and Architecture Design Competition. Memphis Motorsports Park: 5500 Victory Lane, 358- RACE, 866-40-SPEED, memphismotorsportspark.com. May 5, 14, 21, 28: Test-N-Tune, 6–10pm. May 8–9: PINKS All Out. May 15: NASCAR Day. May 22–23: National Guard ADRL Drag Racing Series. May 31: PCA Autocross, 8am–5pm. Memphis Pink Palace Museum: 3050 Central, 320-6362, memphismuseums.org. May 15–Aug 16: Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity. Thru Oct 12: Underground Memphis, 19th century African-Americans via the lens of historical archaeology. Memphis Redbirds AAA Baseball: AutoZone Park, 721- 6000, memphisredbirds.com. Game time 7pm unless noted. Apr 30, May 1, 2 (1pm), 3 (1:35pm): Iowa. May 12, 13 (11am), 14, 15: Las Vegas. May16 (6pm), 17 (1:30pm), 18, 19 (1pm): Reno. May 29, 30 (6pm), 31 (1:30pm), Jun 1 (1pm): Iowa. Memphis Zoo: 2000 Prentiss Place, 276-WILD, memphiszoo.org. May 7: Chef’s Dinner, 7pm, $125. May 16: Int’l Migratory Bird and World Turtle Day. May 22: Zoo Brew, 7pm, $25. May 23: Zoo Grass, music at the zoo. May 28: Raising for African Rhinos fundraiser, 6–10pm, $10. Mississippi River Museum: Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front, 576-7241, mudisland.com. May 1–31: Chilean Maritime History and the Hunt for Commerce. MPACT Memphis: 22 N. Front, 528-8340, mpactmemphis. Org. May 7: MPACT Outlet: Info and networking, 6pm, RSVP, Pearl’s Oyster House, 299 S. Main. May 19: MPACT 101: Intro to new and potential members, 6pm, Le Chardonnay, 2105 Madison. Mud Island Park: 125 N. Front, 576-7241, mudisland.com. May 8: Sleep Out on the Mississippi. May 10: Mother’s Day Picnic: bring a picnic and enjoy special activities and free admission to the museum. May 23: Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations. Music Mondays: Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale, 529-0007. May 4, 18: Networking event connects the music industry and creative communities every other Monday, 5:30pm, free. National Civil Rights Museum: 450 Mulberry, 521-9699, civilrightsmuseum.org. May 1–31: Crowds in the Shadows, photographs and personal stories from photographers throughout Chilean civil rights history. National Ornamental Metal Museum: 374 Metal Museum Dr, 774-6380, metalmuseum.org. Thru May 21: Tributaries: Michael Dale Bernard, photo-based sculptural works and wearable pieces. May 23: Free Day. Thru Jun 21: New Steel v2. Orpheum Theatre: 203 S. Main, 525-3000, 800-982-2787, orpheum-memphis.com. May 5–10: Fiddler on the Roof, with original movie actor Topol playing Tevye. May 11: Robin Thicke & Jennifer Hudson, 8pm. May 24: India Arie, 8pm. Peabody Memphis: 149 Union, 529-4000, peabodymemphis. Com. May 8, 9: Memphis in May Taste of Chile Dinner, authentic cuisine of Chile, RSVP 529-4188. Playhouse on the Square: 51 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. May 8–Jun 7: Into the Woods, musical with popular fairy tale characters. Power House Memphis: 45 G.E. Patterson, 578-5545, deltaaxis.org. Regional exhibits with local flair. May 13: Award-winning Chilean short-films, 7pm, free. Rumba Room: 303 S. Main, 523-0200, memphisrumbaroom. Com. May 13: Red Hot Lindy Hop Dance and Lessons, 7:30pm, $7, redhotlindyhop.com. Run/Walk: May 2: NAACP Youth Council 5K Fund Run/Walk at Audubon Park, 8:30am, 521-1343. May 21: Zoom Through the Zoo, 6:30pm, 333-6500, racesonline. Com. May 30: Race Down Memory Lane at Shelby Farms benefits Alzheimer’s Day Services of Memphis, 8am, 372-4585, racedownmemorylane.com. Sharpe Planetarium: 3050 Central, 320-6320, memphismuseums.org. Thru Jun 6: Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions. Thru Jun 20: Visions of a Spring Night. South Main Association: 578-7262, southmainmemphis. Net. May 12: Hollywood Disco, 115 Vance. 6pm social; 6:45pm speaker: Cook Convention Center General Manager Pierre Landaiche. South Main Historic Arts District: Between Vance and St. Paul, 578-7262, southmainmemphis.net. Last Fridays: South Main Art Trolley Tour. Saturdays thru Oct. 31: Memphis Farmers Market, 7am–1pm, Central Station Pavilion, memphisfarmersmarket.org. Southwest TN Community College: Manassas @ Union Campus, 737 Union. May 8–10: Memphis Black Arts Alliance Arts-A-Fire Youth Theater Troupe: The ME Nobody Know, 948-9522. May 15: Dance Works Open House Performance: Axiom, Reeds & Chandeliers, Moments Musicaux, and Jazz Hip-Hop choreography, 7pm, RSVP 333-5174. Theatre Memphis: 630 Perkins Extd, 682-8323, theatrememphis.org. May 8–24: Our Town. May 29: Theatre Memphis Gala Benefit, 6pm, $150. TheatreWorks: 2085 Monroe, 274-7139, theatreworksmemphis. Org. May 1–17: Playwrights’ Forum: The Metric System, 725-2040. May 22–31: Project Motion: Emerge 2: Set in Motion, 766-9366, project-motiondance. Org. University of Memphis Theatre: 3745 Central, 678-2576, memphis.edu/theatre. May 8: Celebrate Chile! With folklore rhythms, national dance, and authentic percussion. Woodard Photography Studio: 511 S. Main. May 29: Memphis Carriage Horses, original art and print signing with Betsy Bird, 6–8pm, free, 619-4296, betsybird.com. YMCA Downtown: 245 Madison, 527-9622, ymcamemphis. Org. May 5–28: Dance lesson of the month: Slow Lounge & Nightclub Two-Step, every Tue & Thu, 8pm. May 30: Basic Life Support Course, 9am–1pm, $75.
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