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Back to School Sale at

Alison’s Alcove

Antique Mall & Consignment Shop Est 1984 Re-Born 2019

Friday, August 16 Sunday August 18

15% OFF

“Where the past will make you happy today!” 901.317.9137 4792 Navy Road, Millington, TN

CALENDAR of EVENTS: AUG. 15 - 21 T H E AT E R

Hattiloo Theatre

Jelly’s Last Jam, he wore a diamond in his tooth, denied he was black, and claimed to have single-handedly invented the genre we know as jazz. Jelly Roll Morton, jazz pioneer reinvented himself so as to conquer the vast American expanse. Born a Creole of color in turn-of-the-century New Orleans, he came of age playing piano in the bawdy houses of Storyville. Through Sept. 1. 37 S. COOPER (502-3486).

Playhouse on the Square

Kinky Boots, in this musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein, Charlie has inherited a shoe factory from his father. It sounds like a great deal, except the factory is failing and on the way to being shut down. Enter Lola, a cabaret performer and drag queen, who sees what Charlie can’t — and it’s all in the heel. playhouseonthesquare.org. Through Sept. 1. 66 S. COOPER (726-4656).

Theatre Memphis

Mamma Mia!, set on a Greek island and to the music of the international pop group ABBA,

GYNECOLOGY ABORTION CONTRACEPTION MIDWIFERY

“uneXpected/ juXtapositions” by Carl Moore at Jay Etkin Gallery, Friday, Aug. 16th

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August 15-21, 2019

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Memphis Center for Reproductive Health

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Send the date, time, place, cost, info, phone number, a brief description, and photos — two weeks in advance — to calendar@ memphisflyer.com or P.O. Box 1738, Memphis, TN 38101. DUE TO SPACE LIMITATIONS, ONGOING WEEKLY EVENTS WILL APPEAR IN THE FLYER’S ONLINE CALENDAR ONLY.

a young girl plans her wedding while trying to discover who of three men may be her father … all to the distress and ultimate joy of her mother. theatrememphis.org. Aug. 16-Sept. 8.

Jay Etkin Gallery

630 PERKINS EXT. (682-8323).

942 COOPER (550-0064).

TheatreWorks

Making Folk Happy, two sisters leave Mississippi for the big city life in Memphis. Given the ultimatum to find a job or find husbands in one year, the girls live with a family friend, but soon find out that big city life may not be all that “happy.” $22. Sundays, 3 p.m., and Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 25. 2085 MONROE (274-7139).

Universal Parenting Place

Opening Reception for “uneXpected/juXtapositions,” exhibition of new works by Kiara Sally and Carl Moore. Fri., Aug. 16, 6-9 p.m.

Playhouse on the Square

Opening Reception for “Melange,” exhibition of mixed-media work by Rebecca Chappell. (413-4756), Fri., Aug. 16, 5-6:30 p.m. 66 S. COOPER (726-4656).

OT H E R A R T HAP P E N I N G S

Memphis Magazine Fiction Contest

PlayBack Memphis, bringing stories to life in a safe space to unlock healing, transformation, and joy. Families welcome. (207-3694), Free. Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-6 p.m.

Winning authors will be honored with a $200 gift certificate to Novel. For more information, contest rules, and submission, visit website. Through Aug. 31.

LEMOYNE-OWEN COLLEGE, 990 COLLEGE PARK.

Perfect Summer PopUp Market

A R T I ST R EC E PT I O N S

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School

Opening Reception for “Ray of Light,” exhibition of new works by Sydney Gruber. Fri., Aug. 16, 5-7 p.m.

WWW.MEMPHISMAGAZINE.COM.

Sale of original artworks by members of the Memphis Arts Collective. Organized by the artists. Sat., Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 430 GALLERY, 430 N. CLEVELAND (507-8030).

60 N. PERKINS EXT. (537-1483).

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