This Week In Memphis: January 11 – 17, 2016
Here’s what’s going on in Memphis this week, plus a preview of this weekend. Don’t forget to submit your upcoming events to the I Love Memphis Calendar.
Tuesday (Jan. 12)
Matilda the Musical opens at the Orpheum on Tuesday and runs through Sunday. Tickets range from $25 – $125.
The Grizzlies play the Rockets at FedExForum at 7 p.m.
Lord of the Rings trivia is at the Rec Room at 8 p.m. Reservations required.
Wednesday (Jan. 13)
The Brooks Museum American Quirk Film Series continues with 1975’s iconic documentary “Grey Gardens”. $9/$5 for members and students. 7 p.m.
Steve Selvidge, Jimmy Crosthwait, Ben Baker, and Luke White perform at DKDC at 7:30 p.m.
Don’t make a huge mistake and miss out on Arrested Development trivia at Tamp & Tap at 7 p.m. Reservations required.
Chris Wicher hosts a wine tasting at Midtown Crossing Grill at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person includes wines, hors d’oeurves, and gratuity.
Brian “Breeze” Cayolle and Brennan Villines perform at Lafayette’s at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., respectively. All ages. No cover. I recommend reservations.
Thursday (Jan. 14)
Take an afternoon yoga class in Schilling Gallery at the Brooks Museum. 1 p.m. $10. Sign up in advance here.
The Grizzlies take on the Pistons at FedExForum at 7 p.m.
Malco’s Ridgeway Four will show RiffTrax Live’s “Starship Troopers” at 7:30 p.m.
Matilda the Musical continues at the Orpheum through Sunday.
The Science of Beer at the Pink Palace begins at 6:30 p.m. Taste local and national brews, eat snacks, attend seminars. Tickets are $35 for non-members. 21+.
The 14th annual Tool Box Bash benefitting Habit for Humanity is Friday at Memphis Botanic Garden at 7 p.m. Lots of food, live music, live and silent auctions, and more.
City & Colour performs at Minglewood Hall on Friday. Doors at 7 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. All ages. Tickets $27.50 – $33.
The Mississippi River Kings play the Knoxville Ice Bears at 7:05 p.m. at the Landers Center on Friday. St. Jude receives $3 from each ticket sold. They play the Louisiana Ice Gators on Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at home as well.
Toy Trucks, Radio Ghost, and Crocket Hall play at the Buccaneer on Friday at 10 p.m. 21+. $5 cover.
Memphis College of Art hosts an opening reception for “Illustrators 57” juried exhibition on Friday. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The 4th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charity Autocross is all day long on Saturday at the Memphis International Raceway.
The Grizzlies play the Knicks at home at 7 p.m.
Jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves performs at GPAC on Saturday night at 8 p.m.
You Look Like A Comedy Show returns to the P&H at 9 p.m. on Saturday. Six regional comics insult each other and then meanest roaster wins. It’s hilarious. $5 cover. 21+.
Jimmy Ogle will lead a tour of the Mid-South Fairgrounds on Sunday at 2 p.m. Meet at the Coliseum.
Have a great week!