Agricenter: 7777 Walnut Grove, 757-7790, agricenter.org. Apr 1–3: Spring Market, midsouthmediagroup.com. Apr 9–10: Mid- South Motorcycle Show, cycleshows.com. Apr 9–10: Mid-South Cat Fanciers Purebred Cat Show. Apr 16–17: Memphis Flea Market “The Big One,” memphisfleamarket.com. Apr 23–24: Memphis Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show, theearthwideopen.com. Apr 23: CupcakeCamp, cupcakecampmemphis.Com Art Museum of the University of Memphis: 142 Communication and Fine Arts Bldg, 678- 2224, amum.org. Art Under a Hot Tin Roof: 117 S. Main, 522-4848, artunderahottinroof.com. An unpredictable gallery with art for all. Art Village Gallery: 410 S. Main, 521-0782, artvillagegallery.com. Ephraim Urevbu’s permanent collection and artist showcases from exotic lands. Beale Street: Between S. Main and Fourth, 529- 0999, bealestreet.com, bealestreetmerchants.Com. Apr 10: Beale Street Wine Race, 1p. Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art: Pembroke Square, 119 S. Main, 523-ARTS, belzmuseum.org. Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library: 3030 Poplar, 415-2700, memphislibrary.org. Blue Plate Cafe Gallery: 113 Court Square, 523-2050, debbierichmondart.com. Animal, wildlife, still lifes, and landscape paintings. Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino Tunica: 525- 1515, 800-303-SHOE, harrahs.com. Apr 8, 9: Gary Allan, 8p. Apr 21: Aaron Lewis, 8p. BRIDGES: 477 N. Fifth, 452-5600, bridgesusa.Org. April 7, 15: ClimBRIDGES, a bi-monthly opportunity to climb any (or all) of the 1,400-square-foot climbing wall’s routes, 6–9p. Brooks Museum of Art: 1934 Poplar, 544- 6200, brooksmuseum.org. Thru Apr 10: Extraordinary: The Story of Documentary Photography and The American South, featuring works by Farm Security Administration photographers and those who continued their tradition. Thru Jun 15: Taste of China, exotic luxuries, including porcelain, lacquer-ware, jade, and silk. Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center at St. Mary’s Episcopal School: 60 Perkins Extd, 537-1483, buckmanartscenter.com. Apr 1: Circo Comedia, master equilibrist Saucier performs his death-defying feats from dizzying heights, while Côté, catastrophic clown eccentric, gets carried away by his own folly, 7p. Thru Apr 8: Simple Subjects: Paintings by Jason McCann. Apr 17: Scrappers, Chicago scrap metal scavengers struggle to eke out a living, 6p. Calvary & The Arts: Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second, 525-6602, calvarymemphis.Org. Thru Apr 15: Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop, free noontime concerts, Mon–Fri, followed by optional $7 lunch. Calvary Episcopal Church: 102 N. Second, 525-6602, calvarymemphis.org. Cannon Center for the Performing Arts: 255 N. Main, 576-1200, box office 576-1269, 800-726-0915, thecannoncenter.com. See website for complete events listing. Apr 12: BET Music Matters Tour featuring Marsha Ambrosius & Melanie Fiona, 7:30p. Apr 13: Before There Was A Memphis: An Evening of History, 7–8:30pm, ceri.memphis.edu, newmadrid2011.org. Apr 16, 17: The Barber of Seville. Center for Southern Folklore: 119 & 123 S. Main, Pembroke Square, 525-3655, southernfolklore.com. A showcase of folk art, Southern music, and food. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Training: 515-2525, mscema.org. Shelby County offers free, two-day disaster preparedness training at the Emergency Operations Center. Schedule your own group of family, friends, and neighbors or attend classes already scheduled. Children’s Museum of Memphis: 2525 Central, 458-2678, cmom.com. See website for programs, clubs, and activities. Apr 16: Jamming to the Music: Springfest 2011. Thru May 15: Out on a Limb: Adventures with Nature and Art. Thru June 12: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz exhibit. Christian Brothers University Beverly & Sam Ross Art Gallery: 650 E. Parkway S., 321- 3243, cbu.edu. Thru Apr 14: The Art of Julia Baker Bell, known for her use of bold, vibrant colors, often faceless people, and her tendency to complete compositions in threes. Christian Brothers University Music: 650 E. Parkway S., 321-3390, cbu.edu. Apr 15: Exceptional Sound in concert, 7p. Apr 19: An Evening of Recital, 7p. Apr 28: The CB Singers in Concert, 7p. Chucalissa Archaeological Museum: 1987 Indian Village, 785-3160, chucalissa.memphis. edu. Church Health Center: 1115 Union, 259- HOPE, churchhealthcenter.org. Indoor walking track, heated pool, yoga, group exercise, racquetball and basketball courts, cooking classes, health education, and workshops. Thursdays: Free Cooking Classes, 9a, 10:30a, 5:30p. Apr 2: Open House features cooking demos, a farmers market, and guided tours, 8a–noon. Circuit Playhouse: 51 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Thru Apr 17: Grey Gardens: rub elbows with Jackie Kennedy’s most scandalous relatives. Cook Convention Center: 255 N. Main, 576- 1200, memphisconvention.com. See website for complete events listing. Cooper Young Historic District: 276-7222, cooper-young.biz. 1st Thursdays: Cooper Young Night Out, festive evening with live music, retail discounts, and restaurant specials, 5–9p, free. Cornelia Crenshaw Library: 531 Vance, 525- 1643, memphislibrary.org. Cossitt Library: 33 S. Front, 526-1712, memphislibrary.org. Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange: 65 Union, 531-7826, memphiscottonmuseum.org. David Perry Smith Gallery: 703 New York, 347-3541. Contemporary gallery representing local talent. Davies Manor Plantation Museum: 9336 Davies Mansion, 386-0715, daviesmanorplantation.org. Shelby County’s oldest log house. Apr 3: Shelby County History Festival, 12:30–5p. D’Edge Art and Unique Treasures: 550 S. Main, 521-0054, d-edgeart.com. Contemporary folk and blues art and unique treasures. Apr 29: CP Blues Opening, the latest exhibition by renowned artist George Hunt, 6–9p. Disciple Design Gallery: 390 S. Main, 386- 4299, disciple-design.com. Christian-based design firm and art gallery. Dixon Gallery and Gardens: 4339 Park, 761- 5250, dixon.org. See website for workshops, lectures, classes, garden demos, and children’s events. Wednesdays: Sunrise Yoga, 6:30–7:30a. Apr 8: Wine Down at the Dixon, 6–9p. Apr 8–9: Annual Wildflower Plant Sale.Apr 9: Family Day at the Dixon, 10a–2p.Thru Apr 15: 100,000 Bulbs, a celebration of flowers. Thru Apr 17: Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene. Thru Apr 24: Made in Dixon, an exhibit showcasing the beautiful art produced in the Dixon’s education programming. Apr 24–May 8: Shakespeare in the Gardens: Romeo & Juliet. Downtown Neighborhood Association: 466-6893, memphisdna.org. 3rd Fridays: Happy Hour. 4th Tuesdays: Monthly public information meetings, Jan–Nov, 6:30p social, 7p program. Apr 26: Salute to Belgium (Beer) at Flying Saucer, Peabody at Second. Elmwood Cemetery: 824 S. Dudley, 774- 3212, elmwoodcemetery.org. Apr 2: Pawing through History: A Pet-Friendly Tour of Elmwood, 1p. Apr 9: Public Tour, 10:30a.Apr 16: Public Docent Tour–Spiritus Sancti, 10:30a. Apr 29: Lunch & Lecture Series: The Sultana Tragedy, noon. Apr 30: Tree Tour of the Carlisle S. Page Arboretum, 10:30a. Energy Fitness: 552 S. Main, 523-2348, energy-memphis.com. Personal training, meal planning, indoor rowing, off-site and online training. Envision Memphis: Cadre Building, 149 Monroe, 521-8117, envisionmemphis.Com. Fitness, leadership and team-building programs, group classes, and Mona Spa & Laser Center satellite location. Evergreen Presbyterian Church: 613 University, 274-3740, evergreenmemphis.Org. Farmers Market Botanic Garden: Apr 27– Oct 26: Wednesdays 2–6p, 750 Cherry, 636- 4100, memphisbotanicgarden.com. Farmers Market Cooper Young Community: Apr 30–Oct 29: Saturdays 8a–1p, Congregational Church parking lot, Cooper and Walker, cycfarmersmarket.org. Farmers Market Downtown Memphis: Apr 16–Oct 29: Saturdays 7a–1p, Central Train Station Pavilion, corner of S. Front and G.E. Patterson, memphisfarmersmarket.org. Farmers Market South Memphis: Reopens in May: Thursdays noon–6p, corner of Mississippi Blvd. And South Parkway East, 946-9675, somefm.org. FedExForum: 191 Beale, 205-2640, fedexforum.com. Also see Memphis NBA Grizzlies. See website for complete events listing. Apr 9: Kings of Leon with Band of Horses, 8p. FireHouse Community Arts Academy: 985 S. Bellevue, 948-9522, memphisblackartsalliance.org. Last Sundays: Free jazz music concerts. Bring your own instrument to jam with the musicians, 3–5p.Mondays: Zumba at The FireHouse, 6:30– 7:30p. Fire Museum of Memphis: 118 Adams, 320- 5650, firemuseum.com. First Baptist Church: 200 E. Parkway, 454- 1131, fbcmemphis.org. First Congregational Church: 1000 S. Cooper, 278-6786, firstcongo.com. First Unitarian Church of the River: 292 W. Virginia, 526-8631, churchoftheriver.org. First United Methodist Church: 204 N. Second, 527-8362, firstchurchmemphis.org. Fountain Art Gallery: Chickasaw Oaks Plaza, 3092 Poplar, 458-7100, fountainartgallery.Com. Contemporary, fine art by Midsouth artists. Gallery Fifty Six: 2256 Central, 276-1251, galleryfiftysix.com. Fine art and sculpture gallery. Germantown Community Theatre: 3037 Forest Hill Irene, 754-2680, germantowncommunitytheatre.org. Apr 1–17: The Fantasticks, the Tony Awardwinning musical. Germantown Performing Arts Centre: 1801 Exeter, 751-7500, gpacweb.com. Apr 9: Compañia Nacional de Danza 2, choreographer Nacho Duato brings passionate, superbly trained contemporary ballet dancers performing dramatic, visually stunning works, 8p. Apr 10: Germantown Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, 3p. Apr 15: Alfredo Rodriguez, renowned Cubanborn pianist, 8:30p. Apr 16: Alon Goldstein, works by Schumann, Saint-Saens, and Elgar, 8p. Apr 20: Teatro di Piazza o d’Occasione presents Kindur, a visually stunning painting in movement, 1:30p. Apr 28: HaoChen Zhang, acclaimed Chinese pianist, 7:30p. Ghost River Brewing: 827 S. Main, 278-0087, ghostriverbrewing.com. Saturdays: Brewery tours and tasting, 1p, free. Gibson Guitar Factory & Showcase: 145 Lt. George W. Lee, 543-0800, gibson.com. Grace St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: 1720 Peabody, 272-7425, gslparish.org. Graceland: 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd, 800-238- 2000, 332-3322, elvis.com. Greater Memphis Chamber: 22 N. Front, 543-3500, memphischamber.com. See website for schedule of mixers, orientations, networking, and education events. Greenbelt Park – Harbor Town: West on A. W. Willis Bridge, right at roundabout, first parking lot on left. Harbor of Health: 718 Harbor Bend, 522- 1555, harborofhealth.com. Get in, get out, and get well with same-day appointments at this UT Medical Group program. Harrah’s Event Center: Tunica, 800-303- 7463, harrahs.com. Apr 14: Chicago, 9p. Harrell Performing Arts Theatre: 440 W. Powell, Collierville, 457-2780, harrelltheatre.Org. Apr 8–17: Kids Kabaret, song and dance performance from some of the most talented young people throughout the Midsouth. Hattiloo Theatre: 656 Marshall, 502-3486, box office 525-0009, hattilootheatre.org.Saturdays: The Music Box, 8p. Thru Apr 10: The Trial of One Shortsighted Black Woman vs. Mommy Louise and Safreeta Mae. Health Events: Apr 8: Public Safety Fair, learn more about the services of the Health Department and how it works. 11a–2p, 160 N Main, 379-7157. Hospitality Hub: 146 Jefferson, 522-1808, hospitalityhub.org. Humane Society of Memphis: 937-3900, memphishumane.org. Idlewild Presbyterian Church: 1750 Union, 726-4681, idlewildchurch.org. IMAX Theater: Memphis Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central, 320-6362, memphismuseums.Org. Thru Nov 11: Legends of Flight, get an insider’s view on how a modern aircraft is built. Thru Jan 6, 2012: Hubble, see fantastic images from the far reaches of the universe. Inbalance Fitness: 718 Harbor Bend, 522- 1559, inbalancefitness.com. Yoga, pilates, family fitness, cardio/strength, karate, kickboxing, and more. Jack Robinson Gallery of Photography: 44 Huling, 576-0708, robinsonarchive.com. By appointment. Works of Jack Robinson and other fine arts photographers. Joysmith Gallery: 46 Huling, 543-0505, joysmith.com. African-American artists plus ancestral and contemporary art. Klein Fitness: 338 S. Main, 573-823-8753, kleinfitness.blogspot.com. Flexible personal and group training. Lichterman Nature Center: 5992 Quince, 767-7322, memphismuseums.org. Open year-round for self-guided trail backpacking and nature programs/exhibits. Tue–Sat: Wild Lunch! Watch Backyard Wildlife Center animal keepers feed the animals, noon. Apr 15–16: Lichterman Volunteer Native Plant Sale, 9a–4p. Memphis Botanic Garden: 750 Cherry, 636-4100, memphisbotanicgarden.com. Visit website for classes, workshops, lunch and learn events, camps, receptions, and lectures. Apr 1–30: Keith Bland Art Exhibit. Apr 7, 14, 21 & 28: Going Green Lunch Scene, lunchtime lectures with guest speakers. Apr 15–17: Spring’s Best Plant Sale. Apr 27–Oct 26: Farmer’s Market at the Garden, Wednesdays, 2–6p. Apr 29: Spring Wild Plant Walk, 1–3p. Memphis College of Art: 1930 Poplar, 272- 5100, mca.edu. Works by students in all media. Memphis College of Art Graduate School: 477 S. Main, 272-5100, mca.edu. Retail and exhibit space open to public. Memphis Music Mondays: Hard Rock Cafe, 315 Beale, 529-0007. 1st & 3rd Mondays: Music business community: networking and ideas exchange, live music, food, 5:30p. Memphis Redbirds AAA Baseball: AutoZone Park, 721-6000, memphisredbirds.com. Season runs Apr–Sep. Apr 7–10: Oklahoma City Redhawks. Apr 11–14: New Orleans Zephyrs. Apr 23–26: Iowa Cubs. Apr 28– May 1: Round Rock Express. Memphis Riverboats: 45 S. Riverside, 527- BOAT, memphisriverboats.net. Sightseeing cruises, dinner & music cruises, and airboat rides, RSVP. Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum: Inside FedExForum, 191 Beale at Third, 205-2533, memphisrocknsoul.org. Memphis Zoo: 2000 Prentiss Place, 276- WILD, memphiszoo.org. See website for workshops, classes, and clubs Metal Museum: 374 Metal Museum Dr, 774- 6380, metalmuseum.org. Thru Apr 3: Arline Fisch: Creatures from the Deep & Dichotomies in Objects: Contemporary South African studio jewelry from the Stellenbosch Area.Apr 17: Spring Arts on the Bluff, noon–5p.Thru May 8: Tributaries: Stacey Lee Webber, two series of hundreds of altered coins. Minglewood Hall: 1555 Madison, 312- 6058, minglewoodhall.com. See website for complete events listing. Apr 3: The Sickle Cell Jazz Concert and Art Show, 6p. Apr 16: Big Wig Ball, 8p–midnight. Mississippi River Museum: Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front, 576-7241, mudisland.Com. Open Apr–Oct. Mud Island Park: 125 N. Front, 576-7241, mudisland.com. Apr 9: Rock-n-Romp, 2–5p.Apr 16: Kids Katch Youth Fishing Experience, 9a–noon. Apr 24: Funday Sunday: Easter Fun. Apr 30: Tour de Cure, cycling event benefiting the Diabetes Association’s Memphis Office, 8a, diabetes.org/tour Music Resource Center (Memphis): 431 S. Main, Ste 201, 527-1029, memphismeansmusic.com. National Civil Rights Museum: 450 Mulberry, 521-9699, civilrightsmuseum.org. Apr 4: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, noon. New Daisy Theatre: 330 Beale, 525-8981, newdaisy.com. See website for complete events listing. On Location: Memphis: onlocationmemphis.Org. Apr 7–10: 12th Annual Film Festival, Malco Ridgeway 4. Orpheum Theatre: 203 S. Main, 525-3000, 800-982-2787, orpheum-memphis.com. Apr 7: Barrio Grrrl!, 6p. Apr 9: Menopause The Musical, 4p & 8p. Apr 17: Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical 11a & 6p. Apr 28: Arcade Fire, 8p. Painted Planet Art Space: 798 S. Cooper, 502-7668, paintedplanetart.com. Local art and handcrafted jewelry that’s out of this world. Apr 8: Girls Just Want to Have Fun, live music accompanies the opening of Tonya Angel, Donna “RedBow” Bowers, and Shannon Morgan, 6–9p. Palladio Art Gallery: 2169 Central, 276-3808, palladio-antiques.com. Original art by local artists. Thru Apr 2: Palladio Spring Fayre, vintage jewelry, tea tasting, oriental rugs, and new art from local artists. Peabody Athletic Club: 149 Union, 529-4000, peabodymemphis.com. Ellipticals, treadmills, StairMaster, free weights, Jacuzzi, tanning, and more. Peabody Memphis: 149 Union, 529-4161, peabody-memphis.com. Apr 6: Master Taster’s Club, 5–6:30p. Apr 14, 21, 28: Rooftop Parties, an evening of cocktails, dancing, live music and great views of the Mississippi River, 6–11p. Apr 24: Easter Brunch, 10a–3:30p. Pink Palace Museum: 3050 Central, 320- 6362, memphismuseums.org. Apr 15–Oct 1: Unmentionables: Fashion’s Hidden Foundations, how undergarments create the silhouettes that define fashion — from hoopskirts and bustles to the natural look.Thru Jul 4: George Washington Carver, the trail-blazing scientist whose experiments with plants laid the groundwork for today’s research on plant-based fuels, medicines, and everyday products. Thru Oct 23: New Connections, small parts of the big history of African-Americans in Memphis through a collection of nearly 400 artifacts. Playhouse on the Square: 66 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Thru Apr 3: August: Osage County, a hilarious Portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest — and absolute worst. Apr 9–17: Ballet Memphis: Romeo & Juliet. Apr 28: 5th Annual Dance Works Fundraiser/ Silent Auction and Reception, 5:30–9p. Apr 30: 34th Annual Original Art Auction, live auction at 6:30p. Recording Academy Memphis Chapter: 493 S. Main, 525-1340, grammy.com. Architecture and music-related art. Red Fish Gallery and Gifts: 356 N. Main, 577- 1468, redfishgalleryandgifts.com. Boutique and gallery with an eclectic collection of art, jewelry, and collectibles. Rhodes College McCoy Theatre: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3839, rhodes.edu. Apr 1–17: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Rhodes College Music: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3775, rhodes.edu. Events 7:30pm, free, unless noted. Apr 14: Rhodes Jazz Band Spring Concert. Apr 18: Chamber Music Concert. Apr 27: Rhodes College Orchestra: Rhodes Night at the Movies III, 8p. River Workout: Greenbelt Park in Harbor Town, 488-7740, riverworkout.com. Onehour group fitness classes by the river include strength, body toning, and cardio. Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:45–6:45, Saturdays: 8–9a. Rockin’ Running Tours: 461-8735, rockinrunningtours.com. Guided running tours of Downtown, combining sightseeing and staying fit. Run/Walk: Apr 9: Race Judicata 5k Run/Walk at Jefferson Davis Park benefits Memphis Area Legal Services, 5p, racejudicatamemphis. Org. Apr 11: Opening Eyes to Autism 5k at Beale Street benefits Harwood Center & Autism Society of the Mid-South, 7p, 448- 6580, harwoodcenter.org. Apr 23: Bunny Run 5k at Dillard’s Oak Court Mall/Audubon Park benefits Special Kids & Families, 9a,683-8787, bunnyrun.racesonline.com. Apr 30: March for Babies at Shelby Farms Park benefits the March of Dimes, 8am, 590-1722, marchforbabies.org. Sharpe Planetarium: 3050 Central, 320- 6320, memphismuseums.org. Apr 2–Jun 25: Oceans in Space. Thru Jun 17: Visions of a Winter Night. Shelby Farms Park: 500 N. Pine Lake, 767- PARK, shelbyfarmspark.org. Apr 6: National START! Walking Day for a heart-healthy walk in the park, 10a–2p. Apr 16: Down to Earth Festival, 10a–5p. Apr 21: GreenShoe at the Lake, 6:30–10:30p. Sierra Club Chickasaw Group: tennessee.Sierraclub.org/chickasaw. 1st Thursdays: Public information meeting, 5:30–7p, Otherlands, 641 S. Cooper, 722-4111. South Main Association: 578-7262, southmain-memphis.net. Monthly public information meeting. Second Tuesdays: 6p social, 6:30p program, $5 for nonmembers. South Main Historic Arts District: Between Vance and St. Paul, 578-7262, southmainmemphis.net. Last Fridays: South Main Art Trolley Tour, shops, restaurants, and galleries stay open late, 6–9p. Southland Park Gaming & Racing: I-40 & I-55, exit 279A, West Memphis, 870-735-3670, southlandgreyhound.com. St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral: 692 Poplar, 527-3361, stmarysmemphis.org. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church: 277 S. Fourth, 527-2542, stpatsmemphis.org. Stax Museum of American Soul Music: 926 E. McLemore, 942-2535, staxmuseum.com. Studio 1688: 497 N. Hollywood, 726-1688, blownfuseglass-art.com. Co-op gallery with changing exhibits. Classes and workshops available. Sue Layman Designs: 125 G.E. Patterson, Suite 103, 527-2872, suelaymandesigns. Com. Original oil paintings and prints by Sue Layman. T Clifton Art: 2571 Broad, 323-ARTS, tcliftonart.com. Distinguished art, artistic custom framing, hip location! Thru Apr 30: Unusual landscape painter Ford Smith. Theatre Memphis: 630 Perkins Extd, 682- 8323, theatrememphis.org. Thru Apr 3: Cabaret, experience the thrills and threats of 1930s Berlin during the rise of the Nazi party. Apr 8–23: Richard III, Shakespeare’s tale of a battle between royal families. Apr 29–May 15: Picnic, the American classic centered around a tumultuous Labor Day picnic. Trinity Lutheran Church: 210 Washington, 525-1056, trinitymemphis.org. Wings Cancer Foundation: 100 N. Humphreys, 322-2984. One-third-mile Walking the Wings Labyrinth Garden open 24 hours daily for prayer, contemplation, and exercise. WKNO: 7151 Cherry Farms, 458-2521, wkno.org. Apr 9, 10, 16, 17: WKNO Action Auction. Woodard Photography Studio: 456 Tennessee, 351-8201, terrywoodardphotography.com. Fine art photography and large-format fine art prints. Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum: 680 Adams, 526-1469, woodruff-fontaine.com. Thru May 29: Spring Awakenings, an exhibit featuring lighter textiles, vintage lace and ribbon trim collections, and a unique milinery collection. YMCA Fogelman Downtown: 245 Madison, 527-9622, ymcamemphis.org.
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