AROUND TOWN EVENTS Playhouse on the Square: 66 S. Cooper, 726-4656, playhouseonthesquare.org. Nov 16–Dec 30: Annie. Poplar Pike Playhouse: 7653 Poplar Pike, 755-7775, ppp.org. Nov 30–Dec 15: The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild: a madcap, chaotic comedy about eccentric, movie-obsessed Mildred. Railroad and Trolley Museum: 545 S. Main, 590-3099, mrtm.org. Rhodes College: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3000, rhodes. edu. Nov 14: Center for Transforming Communities: Engaging Community. Narrating Change. For a Greater Memphis. 8:30a–4:30p, $100, 324-6005, ctcmidsouth. org. Rhodes College Clough-Hanson Gallery: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3442, rhodes.edu. Thru Dec 5: Sources in Another World: paintings by Iowa artist John Dilg. (cont’d from page 25) Russian Cultural Center: 509 S. Main, 292-6149, newworldconnection.org. Nov 2: Guru for Vice President: Life and Adventures of Painter Nicholas Roerich, 6:30p, free. Nov 9: An Evening of Chamber Music, 7p, free. Sharpe Planetarium: 3050 Central, 636-2362, memphismuseums.org. Thru Nov 17: Bad Astronomy, lessons on the difference between good and bad science. Thru Dec 2: Autumn Nights, a tour through the current autumn skies. Nov 17–Dec 30: Star of Wonder explores the mystery star sighted by the Magi. Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum: 826 N. Second, 527-3427, heritagetoursmemphis.com. Soulsville USA: 926 E. McLemore, 942-SOUL, staxmuseum.com. Historic music neighborhood. South Main Association: 578-7262, southmainmemphis.net. 2nd Tuesdays : Monthly public information meeting. 6p social, 6:30p program, $10 for nonmembers. Check website for details. 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. Stax Museum of American Soul Music: 926 E. McLemore, 942-SOUL, staxmuseum.com. Thru Apr 15: Wattstax: The Living Word, a special 40th anniversary exhibit. Sun Studio: 706 Union, 521-0664, sunstudio.com. T Clifton Art: 2571 Broad, 323-ARTS, tcliftonart.com. Distinguished art, custom framing, hip location! Thru Nov 31: Luscious: blown glass jewelry and blown glass vases. Theatre Memphis: 630 Perkins Ext’d, 682-8323, theatrememphis.org. Nov 2–18: Altar Boyz. University of Memphis Tigers Basketball: FedExForum, 678-2331, gotigersgo.com. Season runs Nov–Mar. All games 7p unless noted. Nov 7: CBU. Nov 12: North Florida (6:30p). Nov 17: Samford. Nov 29: Tennessee Martin. University of Memphis Tigers Football: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 678-2331, gotigersgo.com. Season runs Sep– Nov. Nov 10: Tulane, 6p. Nov 24: Southern Miss, 3:30p. Uptown Neighborhood: 525-4880, uptownmemphis.org. courtesy MHI Historic A. Schwab on Beale Street is honored in the 2013 Memphis Heritage Annual Calendar and plays host to the calendar kick-off party Nov. 8. Rhodes College McCoy Theatre: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3839, rhodes.edu. Nov 2–3, 8–11: Into the Woods: a Brothers Grimm classic musical. Rhodes College Music: 2000 N. Parkway, 843-3775, rhodes.edu. Nov 12: Rhodes College Orchestra: Romancing the Score, 7:30p. Nov 15: Celebrating Jimmie Lunceford and Jazz at Manassas High, 7:30p; reception 6:15p. Nov 29: Chamber Music Concert, 7:30p. Ronald McDonald House: 535 Alabama, 529-4055, rmhc-memphis.org. Nov 1–3: Radiothon 98.9 NewsTalkFM and 98.1 the Max, 6a–7p, 800-230-KIDS. Run/Walk: Nov 4: Gobble Wobble 5K at Germantown Athletic Club benefits Baptist Rehab, 2p, 751-7508, gobblewobble5k.com. Nov 17: Chicken Strut 5K Family Fun Walk at 785 Jackson benefits Neighborhood Christian Center’s Christmas Basket Program, 9a, 881-6013, feedover1000.org. Nov 17: Heroes in Recovery 6K at Court Square Downtown benefits Serenity Recovery Centers, 8a, heroes6k.com. Nov 17: Meowathon 5K at Overton Park benefits House of Mews, 9a, 272-3777, houseofmews.com/meowathon. Nov 17: St. Jude Give Thanks Walk at Collierville Carriage Crossing benefits St. Jude, 9a, 373-5051, givethankswalk.org. University of Memphis Art Museum: 142 Communication and Fine Arts Bldg, 678-2224, memphis.edu/amum. Thru Nov 21: By the Fire of Satire: Russian Propaganda Prints. Thru Nov 21: Jan Hankins: 11 Septembers: commentary on American politics. Thru Jan 12: Hot, Cold, Cool: A Collection of Prints by International Artists. University of Memphis Marcus Orr Center for Humanities: University Center Theater, 678-2520, memphis.edu/moch. Nov 1: Lecture: Brown Sugar Melts: African American Women at the Turn of the Millennium, 6p, free. Nov 14: Lecture: Sex and World Peace, 6p, free. University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music: Harris Concert Hall, 678-2541, memphis.edu/music. See website for complete listing. Events 7:30p, free, unless noted. Nov 5: Jazz Combos. Nov 6: U.S. Navy Commodores Jazz Ensemble (Rose Theatre). Nov 8: Sound Fuzion. Nov 11: Percussion Ensemble. Nov 12: Chamber Orchestra. Nov 13: Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra, $10. Nov 14: Jazz Singers. Nov 15: Wind Ensemble. Nov 18: University Singers and Chamber Choir. Nov 30: Opera: Summer and Smoke, $10. University of Memphis Theatre: 3745 Central, 678-2576, memphis.edu/theatre. Nov 8–17: The Threepenny Opera: savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality. See our complete events listing at MemphisDowntowner.com 26 DOWNTOWNER MAGAZINE | NOVEMBER 2012 MEMPHISDOWNTOWNER.com courtesy CBU From Science to Art explores the watercolor works of biologist Dr. Murti, who chose to fuse science with art during his retirement. Opening reception Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m., at Christian Brothers University Art Gallery. Walking Tours: Downtown History Tidbits: Host Jimmy Ogle, 604-5002, jimmyogle.com, 11:45a, free unless noted. Nov 6: November 6th Street (meet on Beale between Main and Second). W.C. Handy Home: 352 Beale, 527-3427, wchandymemphis.org. W.C. Handy Performing Arts Park: 200 Beale, 526-0115, bealestreet.com. Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum: 680 Adams, 526-1469, woodruff-fontaine.com. Thru Nov 4: Mourning Memphis, a Victorian-era house in mourning. Submit events for calendar consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org. We publish citywide events that are open to the public.