This Week In Memphis: March 7 – 13, 2016

Posted by Holly Whitfield | March 6th 2016 1025 0
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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.

All week long, it’s Memphis Black Restaurant Week! Think of it like downtown dining week – a chance to try new restaurants with great deals for lunch and dinner. I have all the details if you click here.

Monday (March 7)

Don’t Be Afraid of the Comedy show at the Hi-Tone at 8:15 p.m. It’s evening of comedy hosted by Josh McLane featuring nationally touring comic Reggie Junior and a half-dozen other funny folks. $5. 21+.

– Grizzlies play the Cavaliers in Cleveland at 6 p.m. Click here for a list of places to get out and watch.

Tuesday (March 8)

– Bayou Bar and Grill and Ghost River Brewing will host “Drink A Beer, Save A River” benefitting the wolf River Conservancy from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $1 of all proceeds of all Ghost River sales will go to the WRC; all proceeds of a specialty cask tapped at 6 p.m. will go to WRC.

– There’s a Ukelele Club Jam at The Cove at 7 p.m.

– Mason Jar Fireflies perform at Lafayette’s at 8 p.m.

– GOSH PITH performs at the Hi-Tone at 9 p.m.

Wednesday (March 9)

– Grizzlies play the Celtics in Boston at 6 p.m.

– The Bikesmith will host “Yoga for Cyclists and Runners” at 6:30 p.m. $15.

– The Brooks will host documentary film “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” at 7 p.m. $5 members/$9 non-members.

– The Brooks will also screen “Boulevard” starring Robin Williams at 7 p.m. as part of the Outflix Film Series.

– Terry Prince & The Principles play with The Conspiracy Theory at the P&H Cafe.

– Wolfmother performs at Minglewood at 7 p.m.

– Graham Winchester performs at Bar DKDC at 7:30 p.m.

– The Halloran Centre will screen “American Made Movie” at 7 p.m. $10.

Thursday (March 10)

– “Free Man of Color” continues at Hattiloo Theatre Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30 p.m. until April 3.

– “All The Way” continues at Playhouse on the Square Thursdays through Sundays until March 26.

Nadeau Memphis is a new furniture store opening in Memphis. Opening Day is March 10 at 6 p.m. at 4934 Poplar Ave.

Celtic Woman’s Destiny World Tour stops at Orpheum Theatre on Thursday at 7 p.m. $47.50 and up.

Frankie Valli performs at the Halloran Centre downtown at 7:30 p.m. $60 and up.

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin perform at Lafayette’s at 9 p.m.

Weekend

Friday (March 11)

– Grizzlies play the Pelicans at home at 7 p.m.

– 430 Gallery hosts a two-day Young Collectors of Memphis Contemporary Art Fair on Friday and Saturday, March 11 -12. Head to the website for artist and event info.

Southern Women’s Show is a three-day shopping, fashion, food, and pampering event for women at the Agricenter. It goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

– Eyewear Gallery will host a Free Vision Screening from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the 428 Perkins Ext.

Mayday Parade & The Main perform at the New Daisy at 7 p.m.

Keith Sykes will have a single release party and Beale Street Brass Note Ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Warehouse.

Three nationally touring Chicago comics perform at Midtown Crossing Grill at 7:30 p.m.

“Pageant” at The Circuit Playhouse opens at 8 p.m. on Friday and runs through April 9.

Evergreen Theatre will host Dragnificent – four nights of drag shows, sketches, characters, and collaborations. The first night is March 11 at 8 p.m.

Saturday (March 12)

– Get a history lesson on the Scots-Irish who rest at Elmwood Cemetery via a guided tour at 10:30 a.m. $15 per person. You must pre-register.

– Silky O’Sullivan hosts their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Beale Street at 3 p.m.

st patricks parade

– 430 Gallery hosts a two-day Young Collectors of Memphis Contemporary Art Fair on Friday and Saturday, March 11 -12. Head to the website for artist and event info.

Southern Women’s Show continues at the Agricenter.

– The Wolf River Conservancy will hold its 11th annual Tree Planting project at Shelby Farms at 9 a.m.

– The University of Memphis School of Law will host a free legal services clinic at Benjamin Hooks Central Library from 10 a.m. to noon.

– GPAC will host a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Ghost River, Gus’, and live music. Free.

– Lala Hathaway performs at The Orpheum on Saturday night at 8 p.m. $42 and up.

Crystal Shrine and Ryan Azada perform at Marshall Arts at 8 p.m. $10 cover. BYOB.

Dead Soldiers play their “All The Things You Lose” album at 9 p.m. at Young Avenue Deli.

Sunday (March 13)

Southern Women’s Show continues at the Agricenter.

Amurica Photo hosts a Benefit Show for the Mid-South Peace & Justice Center from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. featuring a half-dozen local bands. $10 donation. Cash bar. Silent auction.

 None of these float your boat? Check out the calendar for more events and feel free to add your events here.

Don’t forget to check out here for the 5 Things To Do This Weekend every Friday morning, plus more Memphis-loving every day on this blog, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Have a great week!


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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