by R&R on Sports
You won’t want to miss this week’s R&R On Sports with Harold Ford, Jr. Tune in tomorrow for sports news, lmaos and an in-depth convo with the former Congressman and NBA Owner.
This Saturday night, MMA pioneer, Houston Lantrip, will put his title on the line against the only man to ever defeat him, Pete Pirtle.
K Brandon Bell Creative and Sarah Rossi Photography are once again joining forces to create the virtual sets for the upcoming Tony Awards, to be broadcast live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in NYC. The June 7th event will be hosted by Tony’s veteran Neil Patrick Harris and marks the high point of the Broadway theater awards season.
For Women’s History Month, Dr. Stephanie J. Shaw will speak on her book What a Woman Ought to Be and to Do: Black Professional Woman Working during the Jim Crow Era, a story of the strength, struggles, and empowerment of women who worked against all odds to improve the world and themselves. The event is free and open to the public.
By Jerome Robinson
#doingsomething2015 is about business people, community leaders, and everyday folks stepping up to make a bigger impact on Memphis in 2015. This can be done by creating stronger businesses, by giving back to local organizations, or by doing something personal like making changes in your own life. Artist Efrem Payne is one of our first business owners to decide 2015 was going to be his year. So JustMyMemphis helped him with a new website, twitter, and digital fan guide. Meet Efrem Payne!
Join us for the Cooper Young Art Tour held every first Friday of the month starting at 6:00 p.m. Jay Etkin, owner of Jay Etkin Gallery, creates special art exhibitions at Pop-Up Galleries at numerous business locations throughout our unique, historically hip neighborhood.
Kenny ‘The Jet’ Smith will be in Memphis on March 25 @ Memphis Urban League as part of a National Miller Coors Campaign to donate $20,000 to refresh a local basketball court. Stick around to network with community leaders and enjoy food catered by Chef-Fran Mosley. This event is free and open to the public. (413 N. Cleveland)
Written by: Josh Bryant
For some, the spell of Disney was cast at the site of a single, diaphanous glass slipper left behind by a fleeing young lady animated upon the silver screen. Perhaps for others, it was the iconic introduction of the Lion King’s thundering stampede of wild animals and the majestic accompanying song. Whether it was site or sound that first drew you into the whimsical world of Walt Disney and his pantheon of animated heroes and heroines, the company’s endearing legacy is no doubt due to its alchemic mix of crisp bright animation paired with sweeping symphonies that together call up heartfelt emotion in their millions of viewers.
Join in the fun, loosen up, and learn to paint expressively in a stress-free environment. The goal of this class is to help the beginner get a good start in painting with oils and for the experienced painter to take their work to the next level.
The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College will perform a Freedom Forward Concert. The historic Rust College A’capella Singers will join them for collaborative selections during a one-night event. Selections from their broad repertoire include gospel, spirituals, jazz, African beats, and spoken word. Free and open to the public.
Frank Chin and his friendly camera take us inside the: 2015 SILKY SULLIVAN ST. PATRICK’S PARADE – BEALE STREET