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Artist Lecture: "Eye to Eye: A New Look at the Dixon Collection"

Sun., Feb. 24, 2 p.m.

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Speakers Martha R. Robinson and Julie Pierotti will discuss the works and the themes in an opening lecture for the exhibition, "Eye to Eye: A New Look at the Dixon Collection." Open to the public and free for Dixon members. 761-5250

Agriculture and Horticulture 2019

Mon., Feb. 25, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Paris Adult Theatre 2432 Summer Avenue, Memphis Midtown

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The event highlights the theme "Innovations in Science: Agriculture and Horticulture." 315-444-7146

Making Memphis: Storytelling with Jimmy Ogle

Mondays, Thursdays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through March 14

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The lunch and learn series covers topics such as women in Memphis, black history, Memphis music, the historic riverfront, memorials and historical markers, and more. The event is free, but guests will need to reserve seats at www.pinkpalacejimmyogle.brownpapertickets.com. 636-2362

Mental Health Breakfast hosted by Dennis H. Jones

Tue., Feb. 26, 7:30-11 a.m.
Memphis Hilton 939 Ridge Lake, Memphis East Memphis

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The Granite Mountain Hotshot Brendan McDonough is the Keynote speaker at the Mental Health Breakfast hosted by Dennis H. Jones. 901-516-0500

Job Searching Workshop Part 2: Elevator Speech

Tue., Feb. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Collierville Public Library 501 Poplar View Parkway, Memphis Collierville


Pat Welsh, Memphis HR Career Transitions Group Leader, will explain how to write about who you are and what you do, the 30 second rule, how to make your elevator speech short and sweet, when to use your elevator speech, and more. (901) 457-2601

Talk About It Tuesday

Last Tuesday of every month. Continues through Oct. 29


A monthly panel discussion with Q & A designed to bring people from the local community together to inspire discussion about the significant impact of cultural history in movements for economic and social justice. Topics change monthly. (901) 523-2344

GFWC Metro Memphis Woman's Club

Fourth Thursday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Community Resource Center 3475 Central, Memphis Midtown

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Volunteer community service organization for Memphis women. Monthly guest speaker, service project, and other activities. Projects include domestic violence, advocates for children, arts, and more.

"The Way"

Fridays, 6 p.m.


Rev. John Kilzer will host a service of recovery with music as a key component. For more information, visit www.stjohnsmidtown.org. (901) 726-4104

Spring Garden Planting

Sat., March 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Collierville Public Library 501 Poplar View Parkway, Memphis Collierville

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Master Gardener David Fuchs will talk about the things to do (and not to do) before the start of spring. (901) 457-2600

First Impressions Public Training

Mon., March 4, 3-4 p.m.
Vernon's Smokehouse 1126 Craft Road, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

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Pick up valuable Memphis "insider" knowledge and delve into some role-playing. All hospitality employees who complete this training will receive Insider Passes valued at more than $700. Parking is free, but registration is required.

First Impressions Public Training

Tue., March 5, 10-11 a.m.
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Training for hospitality employees, a one-hour-long overview of Memphis tourism. 502-3486

Celebrate What's Right: The Next Wave of Women

Tue., March 5, 12-1:30 p.m.


Luncheon to lift up young women who are working hard to shape the city’s future. Hear from a panel of leaders who will share their thoughts on Memphis progress and their vision for the future. (901) 527-4625

Panel Discussion for "Dear Artist"

Sat., March 9, 2-3 p.m.
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis

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Exhibition of work on loan. Artists include Lisa Alonso, Nakeya Brown, Burton Callicott, Carroll Cloar, Jennifer Crescuillo, William Eggleston, and others. 678-2224

The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

Thu., March 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
University of Memphis, University Center 255 University Center, Paris Theater, Memphis University of Memphis

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Lecture by Dr. Tara Zahra, of the University of Chicago, on migration and the meaning of freedom in the 20th century.

The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World

Thu., March 14, 6 p.m.
University of Memphis University Center, Memphis University of Memphis


This talk by Tara Zahra considers the Europeans who moved to the Americas between 1846 and 1940, irrevocably changing both their new lands and the ones they left behind. Held in the River Room, 300 University Center.

Memphis 101

Tue., March 19, 6-8 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

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Learn about the rich cultural heritage of the Bluff City during this interactive crash course exploring why Memphis is the place it is today and how its history impacts where the city is headed. (901) 527-4625

The Wives of the 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike

Thu., March 21, 5:30-8 p.m.
University of Memphis University Center, Memphis University of Memphis

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Speaking event featuring first-hand stories of courage and survival from the women of the 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike.

The Epistemology of Justice

Fri., March 22, 4-5:30 p.m.

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A reception will follow the lecture. Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, University of Michigan, will speak about the topic.

Culture Wars: Publishing World Literature in the Age of German Nationalism

Thu., April 4, 5:30-7 p.m.
University of Memphis, University Center 255 University Center, Paris Theater, Memphis University of Memphis


Dr. Meike Werner, Vanderbilt University, will speak about publishing and competing visions of modern German culture.

Billy Gardell

Sat., April 6, 6 & 9 p.m.
Guest House at Graceland 3600 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

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Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the CBS hit television series, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs. Mike & Molly continues to air in syndication to this day. Gardell performs two sets. (877) 777-0606

David Sedaris

Sat., April 20, 8 p.m.

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Author and humorist discusses his latest book, a collection of his diaries entitled Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). 751-7500
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