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BIG HATS. BOURBON. BLUEGRASS. And a live broadcast of the 2017 Kentucky Derby! May 6, 2017 from 3-7PM 440 South Shady Grove Road, Memphis

Presented by Southern Reins Center for Equine Therapy is celebrating its 2nd Annual Jockeys & Juleps Derby Party. Proceeds from this premier event enable us to provide equine assisted activities and therapies to support people with disabilities throughout the Mid-South

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contents April 2017

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Moss Society Dinner Bodine Bash Pirates of Penzance The Addy Awards Madonna Learning Center Gala Mid-South Heart Ball Ducks Unlimited Sole to Soul Memphis Garden Gala Mix-Odyssey Fundraiser Orpheum Theatre 2017-2018 Broadway Season Reveal

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Simply Delicious & White Door Tasting Fascinating Catering Showcase Fat Tuesday Celebration

fe a t u r e s 24 36 38

Repurposeful Blooms Carnival Krewes: Let the Parties Begin! Emerging Memphis Designers Project

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Youth Impact Writing Series: Soles4Souls Shoe Drive 32 Idea Nook: Health & Beauty 46 Fashion: Spirited Spring 55 Cooktales: Spring Clean Your Kitchen & Get Inspired 57 Recipes: Spring Fresh 66 Gallery with Ken Hall 68 Celebrating Marriage 70 4Art 72 Mix & Mingle

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Seek the Peace and Prosperity of the City in which I have placed you. Jeremiah 29:7 .‫ יִ ְהיֶ ה לָ כֶ ם ָשלֹום‬,‫לֹומּה‬ ָ ‫ כִ י ִב ְש‬:‫יְ הוָ ה‬-‫ ֶאל‬,‫ וְ ִה ְת ַפלְ לּו ַב ֲע ָדּה‬,‫ ֲא ֶשר ִהגְ לֵ ִיתי ֶא ְתכֶ ם ָש ָמה‬,‫שלֹום ָה ִעיר‬-‫ת‬ ְ ‫ז וְ ִד ְרׁשּו ֶא‬ ‫יִ ְר ְמיָ הּו‬

ME MP HIS M ADE & THE NEXT GENERATI ON OF ME MP H IS After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant. “Moses is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give them to the Israelites. I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses. Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the great river, the Euphrates, all the Hittite country, to the great sea on the west. No one will be able to stand up against you all the days of your life… ‫ אני אתן לך בכל מקום בו אתה מגדיר את‬.‫ להתכונן לחצות את נהר הירדן אל הארץ אני עומד לתת להם לבני ישראל‬,‫ אתה וכל האנשים האלה‬,‫ נו‬.‫ “משה מת‬.‫ עוזרו של משה‬,‫ ויאמר ה’ יהושע בן נון‬,‘ ‫ עבד ה‬,‫לאחר מותו של משה‬ ‫ אף אחד לא יהיה מסוגל לעמוד נגדך כל ימי חייך‬.‫ אל הים הגדול במערב‬,‫ כל הארץ החתי‬,‫ הנהר פרת‬,‫ מהנהר הגדול‬,‫ הטריטוריה שלך תרחיב מהמדבר ללבנון‬.‫ כמו שהבטחתי משה‬,‫ הרגל‬... Joshua 1: 1-5 In this passage from Joshua the baton of leadership is being passed from Moses to Joshua, as well as from one generation to the next. The generation that grew up in slavery and had to wander in the desert for 40 years because they were unable to grasp the promise that God had made them, the generation that followed God into the Promised Land, were shaped by their childhood of wandering in the desert without a memory of a previous life in Egypt. They looked to the future with optimism, trusting in God’s plan. Generational passing is a constant theme. At times it is relatively mild while in other times it is quite extreme. The degree of change is shaped by war, economics, technology, tolerance and perceived future for the rising generation. The passing generation often fears the changing environment while the next generation is optimistic that they will be able to shape a world without some of the fears, difficulties or prejudices that they perceived affected the previous generation. It is the responsibility of every generation to prepare the next to take on the responsibilities that will be placed upon them. In this issue of 4Memphis we share the pages of 4Memphis with the next generation as they launch their own publication 4Memphis Impact. The staff of 4Memphis Impact is comprised of 12 high school students from 4 different schools hired by Langston Myers to produce the magazine. The 4Memphis Impact staff is responsible for all aspects of delivering the pages of the magazine from content, story ideas and writing, to event coverage, ad sales and page layout. Langston, a sophomore at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, wrote an article for 4Memphis Youth Impact Writing Series in the August, 2016 issue. Shortly afterwards, she approached me with the idea of creating a separate publication focusing on the youth of Memphis. She reached out to numerous high school communication departments seeking those interested in journalism, photography and graphic design. Over the next several months, she and her staff came together to shape and develop the concept. It has been exciting to see the dedicated work that the 4Memphis Impact staff has put in to create their publication, with late-evening meetings and afternoon layout sessions. They are often coming to work as the 4Memphis staff is

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packing up to go home. They have put in a full day of school, threaded the needle between soccer, homework and their other activities to make 4Memphis Impact a reality. 4Memphis is dedicated to promoting and lifting up the many uniquely positive aspects of Memphis and its citizens. 4Memphis Impact is the next generation stepping up earlier than one would have imagined to shape and tell their stories. Parents often worry about their high school students because they have no fear and don’t see the dangers of what they’re doing; they see the joy they hope to experience out of their activities. It is my prayer that the 4Memphis Impact staff will be able to channel that lack of fear and optimism to shape the next generation of Memphians. Those who entered the Promised Land did so because they trusted God to deliver his promise; they learned to live without the fears of their parents. 4Memphis Impact - built on the optimism of their generation to change Memphis and the Mid-South. Seek the Peace and Prosperity of Memphis. Jim Walker

ABOUT THE FRONT COV E R Dress, shoes and jacket from Oak Hall; Necklace from Lori James; Bracelet from Heather Boutique; Earrings from The Pink Door; Purse from Sorelle Boutique; Shoes from Oak Hall; Glasses from Eye Society. Photography by Lindsey Lissau.

ABOUT THE BACK COV E R Top from Lori James; skirt from Oak Hall; bag and necklace from Sorelle Boutique. Photogrpahy by Lindsey Lissau.

ABOUT THE TOC Top and skirt from The Pink Door; jewelry from Lori James; scarf from Oak Hall. Photography by Lindsey Lissau.


April 2017 Volume VII • Number 6 PUBLISHER

Jim Walker

jim@4memphis.com MANAGING EDITOR

Sandi Butler Hughes sandi@4memphis.com ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Lesley Harris Colvett lesley@4memphis.com ART DIRECTOR

Ben Williams

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Janie Williams

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Lauren Draffin SOCIAL MEDIA

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MOSS SOCIETY DINNER

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art recently hosted their spectacular annual dinner, exclusive for the Morrie A. Moss Society members. The Moss Society has seen a surge of memberships during the museum’s centennial year. Since 1990, this influential group has been exceptionally committed to helping the museum to grow and fulfill the vision of transforming lives through the power of art.

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January 28, 2017

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Patsy Collins & Kim Cherry

Dana & Kent Farmer

Buzzy Hussey & Hal Brunt

Vince DeGutis & Jen McMillan

James Patterson & Deborah Craddock

Michele Snowden, Nikki Lekhy & Kim Williams

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Jerry & Emily Gay

Wilson & Africa McCloy

Simone & Logan Meeks

Tom Gettelfinger & Ruth Brucker

Richard Neff, Kaywin Feldman & Neville Williams

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BODI NE B AS H Bodine School Auction

N OT E S The Bodine School recently hosted the annual Bodine Bash, a fundraising gala event with live music, great food, and fabulous auction items for competitive shopping to benefit the school. The Bodine School’s specialized curriculum, after school programs, and one-on-one learning opportunities allow the dyslexic mind an innovative and transformative educational experience.

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February 11, 2017

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Natalie Williams & Stephanie Brockway

Kirby May, Sandra Robbins & Scott May

Walter & Khadijah Stigger

Bill & Jill Giles with Michael & Angela Odom

Didi Dwyer, Eileen Forrest

Phil & Julie Passman, Stephanie & Richard Hathcock

Angie & Jon Ashford 16 / April 2017

Emilie Unglesby & Linda Rose

Sara Hill & Jenny Gilthner

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PIRATES OF PENZANCE Opera Memphis

Opera Memphis presented Pirates of Penzance in a weekend filled with great performances and special buccaneer-themed events, including a Pirate Fest for the youngest opera fans. Coming next is the nationally acclaimed Midtown Opera Festival, March 31 - April 9 at Playhouse on the Square where Opera Memphis will be singing your favorite story!

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WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez

February 18, 2017

GPAC

operamemphis.org

Lynn Nelson, Paula Kelly, Mark McCowan, Shannon & Evelyn McGee & Tom Essmyer

Jean Rose, Melinda Merkle & Marti Nance

B.K. Young

Mary Ann Gano & Tommie Saxon

Jeff & Carolyn Yates

Greg & Audra Downs 18 / April 2017

Barbara Bradley & Megan Murphy

Parke Kennedy with Wes & Cindy Yahola

Robert Summers & Jeanine Marter

Beau & Valerie Elkington

Vernon DiCarlo & Tierney Bamrick

Luis Reyna, Bradley Applegate & Eva Cullin

Amber Halter & Katie Hodges


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THE ADDY AWARDS

The Memphis Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held the annual ADDY Awards recently. The night celebrated the amazing talent of the creative community in Memphis, and this year, 4Memphis was proud to be a Presenting Sponsor for this special night. AAF Memphis is a not-for-profit professional association dating back to 1948, and is the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association. Good luck to the winners who advanced to the regional competition! To see a complete list of winners, visit aafmemphis.org.

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Mark O. Ramirez

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Clare Freeman, Charlie Donnelly, Joey Miller & Allie Moune

Grace Winkelman & Jeri Holmes

Cathy Farrell, Meredith Skouteris, Sandi Hughes, Breland Myers & Susan Walker

Joe Jordan, Jonathan Robinson & Brian Sullivan

Martha Hample, Emma Throndson, Amy & Evie Grace Goode

Jason Prater, Cristina Jucan, Erica Owen, Ben & Ashley Fant with Jennifer & Chris Strain Grace Fong, Cynthia Saatkamp, Martha Hample, Nikki Richey, Shaina Guttman & Karen McKenzie

Elizabeth Ansbro, Cara Greenstein, Doug Carpenter & Anita Wathen 20 / April 2017

Kris & Tina Wright

Addie James & Jonah Jordan

Jennifer Pittman & Kelsey Bishop


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Soles4Souls Shoe Drive By Louise Wilford, Evangelical Christian School

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have never had to worry about my basic needs being met. This sounds normal, but recently it struck me in a way it hadn’t before. I have always loved helping people, especially in Memphis, but I started thinking about things on a global scale. As I was researching for ways I could do more, I discovered Soles4Souls, a non-profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. Since 2006 Soles4Souls has collected and distributed 30 million pairs of shoes to those in need in 127 countries around the world and all 50 states in the U.S. By collecting new and used shoes, hope is provided in times of distress, opportunity created by providing jobs, and sanitation improved, keeping people healthy and happy. It is so easy to forget to be grateful for things that seem normal. Shoes, clothes, food, and education are often taken for granted. This drive would not have been possible without the schools and businesses that helped so graciously. Christ Methodist Day School, Evangelical Christian School, Cushman and Wakefield Commercial Advisors, students

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at St. Agnes Academy and White Station Middle, friends and neighbors in Memphis all participated which is really encouraging. It is amazing what our Memphis community can do when united by one goal. 2,000 shoes was suggested by Soles4Souls as an amount for a drive. I knew it would be difficult, especially under the time crunch. We had to take the shoes to Nashville by February 4th. The 2,000 shoe goal was not reached, but that was not the overarching goal for the project. The goal was to help people, encourage others to get involved, and spread awareness regarding poverty. I think this goal has been fully reached. My hope for this drive is that it makes people realize how blessed they are to have their basic needs met. Shoes are essential to everyday life, but that does not mean we should be any less thankful for them. And overall, 1,147 pairs of shoes were collected. Soles4Souls not only gives shoes to those in need, but also offers a Microenterprise program, a powerful and sustainable way for people to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Because of this, the drive gifted 5,433 days of shelter, food, and living expenses for people in extreme poverty.


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Repurposeful Blooms The Bouquets of Hope By Sandi Butler Hughes; photography by Karen Pulfer Focht With one show-stopping hurrah, stunning floral masterpieces are created for weddings, galas, or other events. Each arrangement is meticulously designed, immortalized in photographs, the object of oooo’s and ahhhh’s...and at the end of the evening it gets tossed in the trash. Recognizing an opportunity to repurpose the beauty still left in these flowers and to spread joy to those who need it most, the Bouquets of Hope was founded. The Bouquets of Hope is a non-profit organization and a ministry of the Catholic Charities of West Tennessee - with a beautiful mission to simply repurpose donated blooms and bring smiles to area seniors. Large floral arrangements that would ordinarily be destined for the dumpster are crafted into smaller bouquets by a team of dedicated volunteers, and then they are distributed to the patients at area nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and retirement communities.

Recently, Gayle Rose hosted “Hands In The Garden”, an evening of fundraising and hands-on floral designing led by the talented team of The Garden District. Guests for the evening were treated to appetizers from Interim Restaurant and desserts from Muddy’s Bake Shop while they created a boutonniere, a flower arrangement to take home, and a bouquet for delivery to a senior through Bouquets of Hope. Greg Campbell with The Garden District explains, “I love knowing there is an organization that can take the flowers after a wedding or party and give them a second life, bringing happiness to so many.” Are you hosting a party or wedding? Please consider donating your arrangements to Bouquets of Hope. Contact Christine Hash, Manager of Bouquets of Hope and Community Engagement, 901-722-4759, christine. hash@acc.cdom.org for more information.

Tips from Greg Campbell of The Garden District for creating the perfect arrangement with blooms from a florist or clipped from your own cutting garden. To create a woven basket centerpiece for a bridesmaid luncheon, Easter dinner, Mother’s Day, or to bring spring beauty indoors:

1. Select a woven basket; cut a block of floral foam to fit the bottom of the basket, and place in a plastic base to keep water from leaking

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2. Create the first layer by tucking ornamental cabbage in the foam

3. Next, add in the larger blooms, such as hydrangeas or stargazer lilies

4. Place garden roses and peonies around the edges and middle of the arrangement

5. Fill in with hypericum berries. Wrap the basket handle with stems of forsythia and add ribbon, if desired

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MADONNA LEARNING CENTER GALA

Madonna Learning Center’s premiere fundraiser is held each February, and this year’s festivities featured entertainment by The Soul Shockers and fabulous auctions. Madonna Learning Center provides a nurturing, faith-based education that empowers young and adult students with special needs to reach their full potential.

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WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez & McKendree Walker

February 25, 2017

Heffernan Hall at CBHS

madonna-learning.org

Lyndsey Harmon, Whitney Williams & Mary Anne Young

Jake & Blake Adams

Gail Skinner & Katherine Skinner

Madelyn Mullally & Keegan Driggs

Garry & Brent Davis with Meghan & Ben Clark

Kevin & Kay Hardin 26 / April 2017

Megan Dwyer, Jo Gilbert & Lisa Abart

Meghan & Ben Clark

Leigh & Guy Guasco

Melissa & Kelly Bosserman

Becky Kennedy, Susan Peeples & Rebekah Bruce

Samantha Jordan & Kayla Wynn

Erin Williams & Rebecca Davis

Jim LoSapio & Shellie Bond

Pam Skelton & Debbie Glenn

Leigh Ann Wills & Charlotte Henderson


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MID-SOUTH HEART BALL

N OT E S The Mid-South Heart Ball was an elegant, black-tie evening at the Peabody Hotel to benefit the American Heart Association, funding life-saving research and prevention programs in our community and across the country. Mark your calendar for the ”Go Red For Women Luncheon”, which will be held June 1, 2017.

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WEB SITE

Baxter Buck

February 25, 2017

The Peabody Hotel

heart.org

Robin & Patrick Taylor

Emily & Tom Love

Ben & Dianne Traylor with Dr. Linda Kenner & Dr. Joel Johnson

Lisa & Titus Driver

Peggy Cleary & Rudy Yates

Ruth & Scott Newberry

Dana Dye with Dr. Steve & Ginger Threlkeld

Dr. Jimmy & Lisa Guyton

David Nall & Heather Swanson

Laverne & Peggy Lovell with Dr. Shira Shiloah & Matthew Arledge

Darrell Doane, Leslie & John Daniel, & Paulo Teixeira

Ginger Hauser, John Lewis & Nancy Barry

Randi & Stuart Harrington

Jamie Hulet & Steve Frantz

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Shanti & Chris Bradley

Adam Woodard & Huntley Hudgins

Doug & Keri Gage

Dana & Glen Clark

Vicki & Randy Fisher

Maggie & Drew Zeidwig

Amanda Sesti, Chandra Cantwell & Denise Seaman

Mark & Donna Glover

Susan & Joe Patton


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DUCKS UNLIMITED

Ducks Unlimited’s annual Wolf River Sponsor Dinner featured fabulous dining and amazing auction items to benefit the DU mission: Conserving wetlands and waterfowl through science, research and a strong biological foundation.

Wolf River Sponsor Dinner P H OTO G R A P H Y

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WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez

March 3, 2017

FedEx Event Center, Shelby Farms Park

ducks.org

Raakhi & Brad Phillips

Ernie Mellor with Penny & Pete Aviotti

Charlie, Wesley & Zachery Street

Ernie Mellor, Dana Barton & Dave Marone

Jessie Yelvington & Lauryn McBride

Dawn Waxler with Nic & Lisa Getske

Julie & Scott Rosenberger

Chuck Smith, Amy Batson & Dan Thiel

Zac & Tina Herring with William & Mary & Mac McCarroll with Jim & Ann Howell Kendall Franklin

Bobby Lynch & Norma Disalvo

Cody Watson & Anna Claire Henderson

Gary Stavrum, Mayor Jim Strickland & Chuck Smith

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Denise & Mike Mullis with Barbara & Rod Halsell


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Want to update your fitness routine? Try the GYROTONIC® exercise method. Q: What is GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Exercise Method? A: GYROKINESIS® exercises are executed seated on a stool, followed by floor work on a mat. The definition of the Greek word “gyro” means circle, and the word “kinesis” means movement/motion. GYROKINESIS® exercise is based on circular movement, mobilizing and articulating the natural range of joints and ligaments, while exercising the musculature without jarring or compression. The GYROTONIC® exercise evolved from the GYROKINESIS® method, utilizing custom designed equipment, including the GYROTONIC® Pulley Tower. The intelligently designed equipment embraces the natural movement patterns of the human body, allowing freedom in movement while enhancing the awareness of coordination, strength, and flexibility. Q: Who created the GYROTONIC® Exercise Method? A: Juliu Horvath is the creator of the GYROTONIC® Exercise Method. He has spent over 30 years of 32 / April 2017

continually refining and improving the exercise method. Visit www.gyrotonic.com to read more about his journey and the origins of GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Q: What are the Benefits of the GYROTONIC® Method? A: Increased core and postural strength; Decompression of the joints and vertebrae; Relaxation and stimulation of the nervous and cardio respiratory systems; Increased flexibility, range of motion, and balance; Increased physical awareness and proprioception: Improved posture and structural alignment; & more. Q: Why haven’t I heard of GYROTONIC®? A: Probably because Memphis is slow in staying current and on the cutting edge of fitness. Also because of the time, money, and commitment involved in becoming trained and certified. However, the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® has

been around for decades and is offered in over 3500 studios worldwide. The methods are recognized by thousands of health professionals, athletes, and dancers around the world as one of the most advanced forms of training, and are extremely beneficial for injury prevention and physical rehabilitation. Q: Who offers GYROTONIC® and is there a studio in Memphis? A: Karen Wilder is a certified GYROTONIC® Trainer. She has been teaching the method in Memphis since 2009. Karen Wilder Fitness is a fully equipped studio offering GYROTONIC® with all the specialty equipment. She became recognized as a GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainer last year and will now be teaching level one GYROTONIC® Pre-Trainings for anyone wanting to become certified in the method. Karen’s studio is located at 5496 Poplar Avenue Suite 2. Call to make an appointment 767-9290. Visit www.karenwilderfitness.com for more info.


outtakes EVENT

SOLE TO SOUL Sole to Soul was held recently at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms Park. The shoe fashion show and brunch benefited the Christ Community Health Services, providing high-quality healthcare to the under-served in the context of distinctly Christian service. P H OTO G R A P H Y

DAT E

Mark O. Ramirez

February 25, 2017

Bre & Ella Jacobs

Carol Jackson & Patricia Johnson

Valencia Johnson & Camesha Whitmore

Brea & Cynthia Bowers & Eboni Norman

Beverly Robertson, Alandas Dobbins & Tena Rheat-Crump

Destiny Barrett, Audra Moore & Veronica Blakey

Ayile Arnett, Brittany Karel & Anna Lingston April 2017 / 33


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MEMPHIS GARDEN GALA

The inaugural Memphis Garden Gala reflected and benefited the mission of The Kitchen Community: real food for everyone. Guests enjoyed music by The Mighty Souls Brass Band, followed by a family-style creole dinner by amazing local chefs.

P H OTO G R A P H Y

DAT E

LO C AT I O N

WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez

March 4, 2017

FedEx Event Center, Shelby Farms Park

thekitchencommunity.org

Dimple & Jay Kumar

Adam & Christen Tooley

Marty, Ned & Kiersten Schnacke

Patrick & Kontji Hendricks

Lisa & Scott Ellis

Sean Sander & Brittany McDonald

Lindsey & Josh Hammond

Paul Chandler with Gay & Pierre Landaiche 34 / April 2017

Diane Jalfon, Daniel Weickenand with Bonnie & David Thornton

Chris & Jackie Ingelmo

Kathy Gale & Gil Uhlhorn

Adam & Shannon Arthur

Kimbal Musk & Christiana Wyly

Olivia Ameigh, Kristin Kirkpatrick & Erika Hansen

Cameron & Amanda Jehl

Jennifer & John Campbell


CARNIVAL MEMPHIS 2017

Let the Parties

Begin!

T

he month of April marks the halfway point for the season of Carnival Memphis, an annual tradition of “The Party with a Purpose” since 1931. Ten Grand Krewes make up Carnival Memphis, By Lesley and each year beginning in January the Krewes hold formal Coronation Balls to announce their 2017 Royalty, and by the time the Coronations have concluded, Carnival Memphis week rolls around the first week in June.

Harris Colvett

The “Royals” that make up the Grand Krewes also help our community in a significant way by being a part of Carnival Memphis’ community involvement program called the Children’s Charity Initiative (CCI). This program began in 1999, to assist those who improve the quality of life for children throughout the community. Each year, different agencies are

selected to receive funds raised by Carnival and the Grand Krewes of Carnival Memphis at fundraisers throughout the year. Since the inception of the CCI (a 501c3 nonprofit), more than $2,200,000 with matching funds has been donated to local children’s charities.

The 9th Annual Carnival Memphis “Krewes for Kids” party will be held at Crosstown Concourse on Saturday, April 22, 2017. All Memphians are invited to attend this fabulous party that raises money to benefit the 2017 Children’s Charities of Carnival Memphis: Church Health, the Erika Center at Bodine School and Knowledge Quest. Krewes for Kids will be a fun way for Memphians to support the 2017 Carnival Children’s Charities recipients while enjoying a Party with a Purpose!

“Krewes for Kids was started nine years ago with our Grand Krewes and Carnival all pitching in to support one major fundraiser for our children’s charities. It has been successful from the start and this year ’s event will shatter all previous marks. We are thrilled to hold the event at Crosstown Concourse, a truly remarkable, historical building.” ED GALFSKY

CARNIVAL MEMPHIS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ENNEAD

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LUXOR

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E M D P Memphis Fashion Week Emerging Memphis Designer Project issues a call for sketches each fall. Designers must present new designs for Spring/Summer. Selected designers have approximately seven months to make their designs runway-ready by selecting fabrics, creating patterns, sewing their pieces, and fitting models. Finally, they present designs on the runway at Memphis College of Art, Saturday, April 8th. Collections are judged by local fashion insiders as well as audience choice ballots. Winners receive a scholarship to the MCA Continuing Education classes and a membership to The Lab by Memphis Fashion Design Network.

TEEN

SINGLES

This year the Emerging Memphis Designer Project has added a new catagory to accomodate our youngest designers. MFW and EMDP welcome 5 teen designers to the runway with collections ranging from 1-3 garments. Some of these teens have been designing for years and others have taught themselves to sew on these very garments. Each designer’s personality comes out in her work and they should all be proud of what they have accomplished this year. Pictured: From Top: Jayla Slater (Homeschooled), Gabrielle Smith (Colonial Middle), Avianne Robinson (Gateway Christian) and Kolby Covington (Collegiate) Not Pictured: Meggy Muller (Hutchison School)


MINI The designers in the EMDP Mini Collections are required to make a cohesive collection made up of 5 looks. For a mini collection, it is important to showcase a variety of pieces for the wearer. This includes separates, dresses, and in this case even menswear. Zoe Vu, winner of the 2016 Singles Collection, is a graphic designer by trade and has created many custom prints for her MFW 2017 show. Mary Ambrose, winner of the 2016 Mini Collection, created her garments from recyled bicycle tires with an Asian flare. Pictured: Zoe Vu and Mary Ambrose

The Emerging Memphis Designer Project Singles Collections are made up of designers that have completed between 1-3 garments. These designers are not required to make a cohesive collection but to fine tune their individual pieces. This year many designers created their own textiles using different techniques, including hand painting knitting. Pictured: Top: Pam Saavedra, Lindsey Widick, Laurel Amatangelo, Heidi Newsom Bottom: Khasi McDaniel, Jennifer Williams, Casey Beck, Madisson Sessions and Lindsay Chastiain Not Pictured: Lauren Jeu and Jennifer McNeil

Photography: Abbey Bratcher Layout: Jo Ann Moss Location: Hotel Napoleon

April 5-8, 2017


outtakes EVENT

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MIX-ODYSSEY FUNDRAISER

Volunteer Odyssey hosted the fourth annual Mix-Odyssey, a mixology fundraiser featuring the city’s most talented mixologists. “War of the Worlds,” crafted by Colby Jones of Catherine and Mary’s, was chosen as the first place cocktail, and “Eden,” made by Cady Smith of Café Pontotoc, was the people’s choice winner of the night. Proceeds will benefit Volunteer Odyssey to further their mission of developing a pathway to rewarding volunteering.

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DAT E

LO C AT I O N

WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez

March 4, 2017

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Ken Walker & Della McKay

Andrew Rumbelow, Annie Stuckslager, Lauren Watson & Kirk Williams

Lauren McGlory, Olivia Simmons & Sarah Steckel

Colby Jones & Wes Fowinkle

Britany Sivera, Amanda Welch & Marybeth Smith

Vincent Hale, Alexx Ritchey & Josh Conley

Page Baker with Trey & Kari Tucker

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ORPHEUM THEATRE 2017-2018 BROADWAY SEASON REVEAL P H OTO G R A P H Y

DAT E

WEBSITE

Mark O. Ramirez

February 20, 2017

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The Orpheum Theatre is renowned for great productions, and even the announcement of their upcoming season was a big party! Orpheum President and CEO Brett Batterson and the Orpheum staff hosted season ticket holders and guests for a party and the Big Reveal of the 2017-18 Broadway season. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I opens the season, and continues with An American in Paris, The Phantom of the Opera, Finding Neverland, The Color Purple, Wicked, and Something Rotten. Plus, Hamilton is coming in the fall of 2018! The excellence continues where Broadway meets Beale!

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SIMPLY DELICIOUS & WHITE DOOR TASTING P H OTO G R A P H Y

DAT E

LO C AT I O N

Mark O. Ramirez

February 20, 2017

FedEx Event Center, Shelby Farms Park

Scott Boyd, Paula Deaton, Ivy Oatsvall, Lowell Hinte & Rue Sharif

Matt & Jenny Savage with Emily & Oliver Bank

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Claudia Efird & Amy Farris

Simply Delicious Catering and White Door Events joined forces to present a Spring Tasting event. The night was a huge success as the new FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms was bedecked for one extravagant night. Guests gathered to taste, mingle, and celebrate all party-splendor that these companies have to offer.

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Michelle & Jeremy Shrader

Valerie Morris & Traci Franzone

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Spirited Spring Spring ‘17 is full of fashionable spirits in Downtown Memphis! 4Memphis gives our readers early access for new spring looks and a sneak peek at the Old Dominick Distillery! For the first time since prohibition, whiskey is being produced in the Bluff City, thanks to the Canale family resurrecting the label. The story began in 1866 when Italian immigrant Dominico Canale (great-great grandfather of current owners, Chris and Alex Canale) founded Old Dominick Distillery, very close to this new location. Despite prohibition and closing the distillery, the family business continued to grow and evolve over the

past 150 years. For locals of a certain age, it was a rite of passage to trek to the D. Canale facility and pick up a keg of Budweiser beer. This spring the full service grain-to-glass spirits distillery will open at 305 S. Front Street, just across from Gus’ Fried Chicken. Ironically, the mascot for Old Dominick is a rooster named Dominicker - look for the impressive rooster sign recently erected! Stay tuned for an exact opening date when you can stop in for a tour of the superb facility, taste the vodkas and heritage liquor they are crafting on-site, and crow about this spirited addition to Downtown!

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cooktales

with Andrea LeTard of Andrea’s Cooktales

Spring Clean Your Kitchen & Get Inspired Story and photographs by Andrea LeTard Cooking and seasons go hand in hand. There’s nothing that will brighten the excitement of a new season like getting in the kitchen and cooking up recipes that go along with the new weather and upcoming holidays. To really get in the spirit, kitchen prep is a must. Each new season, I find a kitchen deep clean and revision make the season run through my veins. It’s officially spring, so I guess you could look at it as “spring cleaning.” These tips will get your kitchen in tip-top shape for the season and the Easter holiday. After all, a little inspiration never hurts when it comes to recipe creativity. If you’re surrounded by spring when you’re cooking, it will naturally come out in the flavors of your food – trust me on this one.

Clean Sure, we all clean our kitchen nearly every day, but do you really clean it? A well-cooked-in kitchen needs a deep cleaning every so often, and there’s nothing like starting a new season with a squeaky-clean kitchen. Clean the inside of the fridge, pantries, and oven. Scrub the outside of all appliances, cabinets, tile, backsplash, and baseboards. Clean the countertops and sink like you normally do with an anti-bacterial cleaner, but make sure you get behind and under anything sitting on your countertops. If you don’t already do this on a regular basis, you will start. It will shock you how filthy these easily forgotten areas get.

Organize Work one at a time, cleaning out all pantries, refrigerators, and cabinets. Throw out any food you never eat and dishes or appliances you never use. Invest in a few glass, plastic, and air-tight food storage containers – label them and use them for anything from rice and pasta to cereal and crackers. Buy baskets and plastic crates to organize your pantry items and messy drawers.

Feel Buy spring themed candles, plug ins, and sprays to give your kitchen

fresh, bright, happy smells. Choose a few areas of the kitchen to place vases and fill them with fresh flowers and herbs. If you have any open-air or see-through cabinets, add a few pops of color with pastel or bright color dishes. Hang a few spring-themed towels on your stove or stack some in a corner. These slight additions will make the kitchen your happy place and give you all the spring-feels each time you enter.

Taste An herb garden is a must for spring and summer. Plant one outside or DIY an indoor one near a window. Herbs are a beautiful addition to any home, and you’ll be thrilled when you need an ingredient and can save money and a trip to the grocery store. Finally, home-make a few necessities that will last you through the spring – I always have lavender syrup on hand for coffee and cocktails, and a spring fruit jelly or jam to use on biscuits and toast.

Spring Chicken By Andrea LeTard (as featured on The Today Show) Grocery list 4 tablespoons butter, room temperature 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic 1 ½ teaspoon minced thyme Zest of 1 large lemon Zest of 1 large orange ⅓ cup minced dill ¼ cup minced chives 2 tablespoons minced parsley 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts Extra virgin olive oil, Kosher salt, pepper Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix the butter, garlic, and thyme together in a small bowl. Set aside. In a larger bowl mix the lemon zest, orange zest, dill, chives, and parsley together. Set aside. Pat

the chicken breasts dry on all sides using paper towels. Without tearing the skin off the chicken, using your fingers, lift the skin up from the chicken and rub 1 tablespoon of the butter mixture under the skin of each breast and the tops of the skin. Liberally salt and pepper both sides of the chicken breasts and place on a baking sheet, skin side up. Lightly brush the skin on each chicken breast with olive oil and sprinkle about ¼ of the citrus-herb mixture over the top. Bake for about 30-35 minutes until the thickest part of the breast reads 165 degrees. Turn your oven setting to broil, and broil the chicken for about 3-5 minutes until crispy. Plate and sprinkle with remaining citrusherb mixture. Garnish with orange and lemon slices.

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NAPA CAFE

Spring Fresh

Key Lime Pie

Photography by Mark O. Ramirez Tender veggies, lighter desserts, and holiday staples for your Easter or Passover table - springing fresh for the season!

NAPA CAFE

Key Lime Pie 1 Graham cracker crust 3 cups sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup sour cream 3/4 cup key lime juice 1 tablespoon grated lime zest Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice, and lime rind. Mix well and pour into graham cracker crust. Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 8 minutes, until tiny pinhole bubbles burst on the surface of pie. DO NOT BROWN! Chill pie thoroughly before serving. Garnish with lime slices and whipped cream if desired.

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Spring Fresh BLEU RESTAURANT & LOUNGE

Grilled Shrimp with Arugula Salad 16 large shrimp arugula greens 8 ounces cherry tomatoes

radish, sliced 1 avocado

Grill shrimp until cooked all the way, then remove from grill. Add lemon juice, salt, pepper, and fresh garlic, tossed together and set aside until ready to serve with salad. In a large mixing bowl, place the lime vinaigrette and arugula, add salt and pepper to taste, and place in a serving bowl. Garnish with tomato, avocado, radish, lemon wedge and grilled shrimp. Lime Vinaigrette 5 limes, zest and juice 2 green bell peppers ½ cup dijon mustard ½ bunch cilantro

1 cup honey 8 cups blended oil 1 cup cold water

ITTA BENA

Pasta Primavera 8 ounces pappardelle pasta, cooked 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 squash, sliced 4 asparagus, cut into 1” pieces 6 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 shallot, minced

1/4 cups fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup white wine 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded Salt and pepper to taste

In a mixing bowl, combine 2 tablespoons oil, 1 clove garlic, red onion, squash, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, and salt and pepper. Mix until vegetables are well coated with oil and seasoning. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Set a saute pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 clove garlic, shallots, and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Deglaze with white wine and cook an additional minute. Add butter and remove from heat. Swirl pan until butter is melted and emulsified. Combine pasta, roasted vegetables, parsley, red pepper flakes, and parmesan cheese in butter sauce, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Place all the ingredients in the blender except oil. Blend on slow rotation and add the oil slowly until all mixed in. Add salt and pepper to taste and when ready to serve, place in a serving bowl and garnish with tomato, avocado, radish, lemon wedge and grilled shrimp.

FOLK’S FOLLY

OWEN BRENNAN’S

Farm to Face Vegetables 2 ounces beet paint 3 baby carrots 1 sprig green garlic 3 small Morel mushrooms 2 ounces watermelon radish

Grilled Avocado Oscar

Grill avocado and season with salt. Blanch asparagus and cut on bias. Sauté jumbo lump crab meat in butter 2 ounces baby arugula 2 ounces cider vinegar 1 ounce red wine 2 ounces extra virgin olive oil

For the beet paint: roast 2 medium sized red beets at 325 degrees for 45 minutes. Set aside to cool. Once cooled, peel skins and rough chop. Place beets in blender with cider vinegar and red wine, and puree on high until smooth. Once mixture is smooth slowly drizzle in the extra virgin olive oil. Refrigerate until ready to use. For the carrots: toss with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast at 375 degrees for approx. 15 minutes. Set aside to cool. For the Morels: coat with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast at 375 degrees for approx. 7 minutes. Set aside to cool. Repeat this step exactly for the green garlic. Slice the watermelon radish into paper thin rounds. To assemble: Use a pastry brush to dress your plate with the beet paint, then arrange the vegetables any way you choose.

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Bearnaise: 6 egg yolks 1 pound melted butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons tarragon redux ( 1 cup dry tarragon, 1 each shallot, 1 cup red wine vinegar. Reduce till dry )

Temper eggs over double boiler with lemon juice and tarragon redux. Slowly mount in butter away from heat until fully incorporated. Pass through fine mesh strainer. Add fresh chopped tarragon and season to taste.


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Grilled Shrimp with Arugula Salad

FOLK’S FOLLY

Farm to Face Vegetables

ITTA BENA

Pasta Primavera

OWEN BRENNAN’S

Grilled Avocado Oscar April 2017 / 59


Spring Fresh

ERLING JENSEN

Herb Crusted Rack of Spring Lamb

Sous Vide Romaine, Tomato Confit 1 rack of lamb, frenched 2 bunches Italian parsley, minced and divided 1 bunch chive, minced 1 bunch dill, minced

1 bunch rosemary, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced Dijon mustard, for coating Salt and pepper to taste

1 head artisan romaine lettuce, stem removed and quartered 2 ounce butter 1 ounce sherry vinegar

2 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon white truffle oil Salt and pepper to taste

2 tomatoes, skinned, halved and cored 1 clove garlic, slivered Virgin olive oil, to coat

Thyme leaves, minced Salt, pepper, sugar to taste

SALUD!

Farro Salad with Roasted Asparagus & Fennel 1 1/2 cup farro 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 bulbs fennel, trimmed and julienned (reserve fennel fronds)

1 red onion, julienned 1/3 cup olive oil, divided 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoons honey salt and pepper, to taste

Soak farro in cold water for 20 minutes; drain well. Bring 2 quarts salted water to a boil in a medium pot. Add farro and simmer, uncovered, until tender, 30 to 35 minutes. Drain well, then rinse under cold water for 30 seconds. Drain again, then transfer to a large bowl, Cover and refrigerate. (If wanting to serve the salad warm, omit this step.) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

For the Lamb: season lamb with parsley, dill, chive, salt and pepper and sear in a rocking hot pan‌crazy hot. Place lamb into a preheated 500 degree oven and cook to desired doneness (just under medium rare is roughly 4 minutes). Paint the outside of your sizzling lamb rack with Dijon mustard, coat with the remaining parsley and rosemary; return to the oven for a brief second so herbs do not burn. For the Vegetables: melt butter in a non-stick pan. Add vinegar, salt and pepper, truffles, and honey and whip. Place cut lettuce in a cooking bag and pour liquids over. Remove as much air as possible. Place in hot water (175 degrees should do fine) to just wilt, roughly 2 minutes. Remove from the bag and plate artfully. Meanwhile, season tomato with salt, pepper, oil and thyme. Top with the garlic sliver; roast in your lamb oven (ooh that’ll smell nice won’t it) for 3 minutes until just tender and serve.

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Toss together the asparagus, fennel, red onion, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil together in a large bowl. Spread out onto a large sheet pan in an even layer. Roast in the oven 20-25 minutes until the vegetables are roasted and tender. While the vegetables roast, combine the rice vinegar and honey together in a large serving bowl. While continually whisking, pour in the remaining olive oil in a slow and steady stream. Stir in the tomatoes, cooked farro and reserved fennel fronds. Allow the salad to marinate while the vegetables cook. Once the vegetables are slightly cooled, stir them into the farro mixture. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.


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APRIL: ART & ABOUT Geoffrey Chaucer contemplated the changes that come with April in the prologue to his 1392 The Canterbury Tales. The gist of this Middle English sentence - “Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote the droughte of Marche hath perced to the roote” - is that April is the time to bloom and have fun. And six centuries later we in Memphis agree. April in Memphis is so jam packed with fundraisers, galas, festivals, and events of all kind that trying to list them all, much less attend them all, is gleefully daunting. Woe betide the event planner who does not think to

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check the calendar of a dozen organizations before setting a date for an April event! Focusing on the arts in April, our city is blessed with one of the most innovative opera festivals in the entire nation, an art auction which this year celebrates 40 years and is still going strong, myriad theatrical performances and humanities lectures, fashion week, and, well, as you can see from the list below (representative, not comprehensive!), we have an array of opportunities that make the quality of life here culturally rich and diverse. Enjoy!

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McCafferty discusses his book The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in the Canebrakes of the Old South

Spring MFA Exhibition Memphis College of Art, Marshall Arts, 639 Marshall, 6-9pm

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Rasheeda Speaking Theatre Memphis. Through 4/23.

Gianni Schicchi/Suor Angelica University of Memphis Opera, Harris Concert Hall, 7:30/3:00pm. Through 4/23.

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FourSights art opening

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Local and regional fashion celebrated with trunk shows, runway shows, and more

Broad Avenue Art Walk 5-9pm Several blocks of art, music, libations, and fun

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Scent & Symbolism exhibition Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Through 7/4.

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St George’s Episcopal, 4pm; 4/23 at Immaculate Conception at 4pm. Through 4/23.

Undercover Brother film screening Baobab Filmhouse, 7pm

Playing Favorites Memphis Chamber Music Society, 3pm

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Fantastic creations by top area interior designers and decorators with multiple events to see and enjoy

The Glass Menagerie Germantown Community Theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Through 4/30.

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Munch & Learn with Hamlett Dobbins

I’m Just Dead, I’m Not Gone reading and concert Lafayette’s Music Room, 6 pm. Through 4/30. The life of the late Jim Dickinson celebrated with excerpts from his book read by his widow, and music from his sons and friends

Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar, 7-8pm

Dixon Gallery & Gardens, noon

Concerts International , U of M Harris Auditorium, 7:30pm

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Living Composers, Living Music II, Memphis Choral Arts

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Opera Memphis, Playhouse on the Square. Through 4/9.

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Rhodes College, Clough-Hanson Gallery, 5-7pm

Circuit Playhouse. Through 4/14.

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New Beginnings by Andy Savage Spring is here. A great reminder of new beginnings not just in mother nature, but perhaps in your marriage. No marriage is perfect, but occasionally certain actions can shake the foundation of your love and commitment. What may feel like a painful end, can set the stage for a new beginning. Dishonesty. Dishonesty is like a fog that never seems to clear. A single act of lying or deception can create a deep wound, coloring every conversation and interaction. The fog of dishonesty will only clear when you live in the sunlight of honesty day after day. If dishonesty has harmed your marriage, remember your current frustrations are affected by this unhealthy history.

Recommit to total honesty and stick with it. Criticism. Critical speech is an acid that leaves your spouse burned and cautious around you. Critical speech even from years ago can harm your marriage today. The spouse burned by criticism desperately needs the ointment of apology and affirmation. It’s also wise to ask your spouse if you might offer some developmental feedback instead of simply saying what’s on your mind.

Pornography, flirting on social media, adultery, secretive financial dealings, hidden email or social accounts, and embarrassing your spouse in public can all be examples of betrayal. Overcoming betrayal requires total confession, a genuine commitment to change and often the assistance of a trusted third party to offer encouragement and accountability as the two of you work toward rebuilding trust again. Does your marriage need a new beginning? There’s no better time than today!

Betrayal. Betrayal is the Trojan Horse of marriage. Pain and damage cloaked in the facade of love and loyalty.

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A Great Memphis Role-Model Penny Hardaway Inspires the 901

The following essay, written by Matthew Moskowitz, was one of 250 essays submitted to the Second Annual Penny Hardaway Essay Contest hosted by Monogram Foods this past year. Moskowitz’ essay was chosen as one of the top ten essays submitted. By all accounts, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway had a rough childhood. He did not have a relationship with his father and at the age of 5, his mother left to pursue a singing career leaving Penny to be raised by his grandmother. Penny grew up in the Binghampton neighborhood, one of the toughest neighborhoods in Memphis. Even today most people agree that Binghampton is considered to be “the wrong side of the tracks” often plagued by violence and gangs. However Penny’s grandmother was determined not to let her grandson fall prey to this lifestyle in their neighborhood. She demanded excellence and would not accept failure. She was not the only one. Penny’s teachers embraced him while he attended Lester Middle School. Stories have been written about how Penny would hear gun shots at night while playing basketball outside the school. In his Binghampton neighborhood, people offered him protection. And in spite of all his obstacles, Penny succeeded. He went on to become Parade Magazine National High School player of the year; attend the University of Memphis (then Memphis State University); became the #1 NBA draft pick; a four-time NBA All-Star and had a successful 15 year career playing probasketball. During his career, Penny Hardaway enjoyed more money and fame than even he could have imagined as a boy growing up in Binghampton. This is a story that has been told time and time again. Poor under-privileged youth from the wrong side of town makes it big as a professional athlete with more money and fame imaginable. But Penny Hardaway’s story is different because our story doesn’t end with fame and fortune. It was just the beginning. By all accounts Anfernee Hardaway had an amazing basketball career. And where many before him have

lost their way once they left the limelight, what Penny Hardaway has done after the end of his pro-basketball career is truly amazing and inspiring. He has truly thrived. With all the fame and fortune, he returned to Memphis and works tirelessly to give back to his hometown. The local recipients of his generosity include St Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; Memphis Goodwill (where he serves on the Board of Directors); the University of Memphis (where he donated $1 million dollars to build an athletic Hall of Fame); he’s the point man for Penny’s Fastbreak Courts (a youth sports training program serving under-privileged youths). But what is as impressive, if not more, is that he continues give his time. Mr. Hardaway continues to give to his old Binghampton neighborhood; he has sponsored several AAU basketball teams; he coach Lester Middle School with his friend Desmond “Dez” Merriweather to 3 state championships. And when his friend Dez became ill and later died from colon cancer, it was Hardaway who later stepped in and became the coach for Dez’s former East High School basketball team. The question is: Why? Why does Penny Hardaway do this for us? Why does Penny Hardaway work tirelessly to make the city of Memphis better? Simply because he believes in giving back. And what he gives back to us and our city is not just his time and his money. He gives us inspiration that our communities and our cities can be better. He gives us hope that we, the residents of Memphis, can do better. Each and every one of us. It does not matter what obstacles we have overcome in our lives. It just matters that we overcame them. It is his story and the positive example he continues to be to the City of Memphis that makes Penny Hardaway such a great role model for us all.

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“The fashion show’s the most fun time because it’s so crazy for designers,” young adult, fashion designer Avianne Robinson said. Every year, hundreds of people travel to various locations around Memphis in order to watch models clad in newly-designed pieces walk runways during the course of the fourday Memphis Fashion Weekend extravaganza. This year, five “Memphis-raised”designers will be showcased in the Emerging Memphis Designer Project Shows after creating collections during the past six months that represent who they are both as people and as designers. Before seeing their creations on the runway, it’s important to know who they are as people. Here is a quick Q&A to get to know a little about these emerging designers. Q: Can you describe the moment you found out you were going to be in Memphis Fashion Week? Gabrielle Smith’s A: “Oh my gosh. It was crazy because all I saw on the email was ‘Congratulations!’ I called my mom because she had been asking everyday if I had an email, and I sent it to her. It was just the most exciting thing ever. Just thinking about all of the amazing opportunities it would bring excited me.”

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Jayla Slater’s A: “There is no time like the present. Last year, I saw pictures of Memphis Fashion Week in a local magazine and realized for the first time that Memphis had a fashion week, and so I decided it was something I could do.”

Avianne Robinson’s A: “I just think other designers have continued to inspire me to keep designing because seeing all the other things they are able to do with fabrics and stuff was something that made me want to try different things to see.”

Q: Why did you decide to start designing so young?

Q: What inspires you to keep designing?

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Kolby Covington’s A: “I like to leave a piece of me with the people who are wearing or seeing my clothes so they are seeing me in all of my clothing.”

Meggy Muller’s A: “I want to learn more about the different aspects of the fashion industry, like merchandising, buying, and business. Ideally, I want to work on a design team for a brand, but I don’t want to start my own brand.”

Q: What’s your favorite part about designing?

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We are the future Introducing Memphis Impact

Langston Myers If you think back over the span of history, it took much longer for new technology to be produced than it does today. For example, Alexander Graham Bell developed the first telephone in 1876, but it was not until 1973, 97 years later, that the first cell phone was developed. After the invention of the first cell phone though, only 34 years passed before the first iPhone came into existence in 2007. It is advancements like these that demonstrate the rapid technological improvements that have occured in the last 20 years, and a lot of this can be credited to new generations. Whether it be the increasing popularity of technology with the advancement of social media or the greater need for it within schools, the demand for faster, better, and newer technology increases every year, and it has everything to do with teenagers. Within this era of technology, social media has become a major cultural outlet. Fashion, art, music, entertainment, and even food are no longer localized events or objects. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat send everything around the world the moment someone presses “share,” and as a smaller number of adults have Snapchat accounts or actively use Instagram, it is teenagers who control the culture of today’s society.

members of the Memphis Impact staff. It will contain a sports section with the latest college signings, rivalries, and upcoming games, a fashion section with ontrend clothing featured from local stores, pictures from major events, and an editorial showcasing the amazing things students in Memphis are doing. The Memphis Impact staff is composed of 12 girls from St. Mary’s, St. Agnes, St. George’s, and Hutchison: Merrill Culpepper, Arabella Hamm, Grace Gage, Mary Elizabeth Whitmire, Alice Crenshaw, Margo Valadie, Carolyn Lane, Olivia Barton, Haley Clift, Sophie Stockstill, Madison Grinder, Ellie Weeks, and myself, Langston Myers. St. Mary’s sophomore Merrill will be styling outfits for future photoshoots. St. Agnes juniors Arabella and Grace alongside Hutchison sophomore Ellie will focus on writing and conducting interviews. St. Agnes junior Mary Elizabeth, Hutchison sophomore Sophie, and St. George’s juniors Alice, Margo, Carolyn, and Olivia will focus on photography and layout. Each of these girls has a different perspective to the events occuring in their school and an amazing voice to share. Whether it be through the articles they write, pictures they take, or pages they design, each of them has something to say and something amazing to contribute.

Second to promoting positivity, 4Memphis has always strived to represent the most popular aspects of today’s culture on a localized scale. Memphis Impact, the Junior Edition of 4Memphis magazine, will strive to achieve the exact same thing but instead will use social media as a platform to pull inspiration for the latest fashion, music, and entertainment, all of which will be written by teenagers, for teenagers. Each month, a section of 4Memphis will feature stories created by

Contents April 2017

4 Introducing 4Memphis Impact

Penny Hardaway: A Great Memphis Role Model

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Q&A With Emerging Memphis Designers

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