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VOL. 35 | NO. 7 | Friday, February 18, 2011

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A free screening of "Inside Job," Charles Ferguson's Academy Award-nominated documentary on the behind-the-scenes causes of the 2008 financial meltdown, is being hosted the College of Arts and Sciences at Lipscomb University, Wednesday, 8 p.m., at Ward Hall. A brief panel discussion will follow featuring leaders from the Dean Institute and invited guests. Information: 966-7078.

THURSDAY
Civil War Lecture Series
Thavolia Glymph, associate professor of history at Duke University, will present “Disappeared Without Any Account Being Had of Them: Enslaved Women and the Armies of the Civil War.” Fourth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

FRIDAY
Book Signing
Dr. Timothy J. Keller, New York Times bestselling author and influential minister, will speak in the sanctuary of Christ Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Copies of the book, set for release Feb. 22, will be available for purchase. The evening is free and open to the public. Information: 301-3631.

MARCH 3-6
Nashville Lawn & Garden Show
This year’s show, the 22nd, features more than 20 live gardens and is the largest gardening event in Tennessee. The show also features speakers, thousands of blooming flowers and plants, a floral design gallery, and 250 exhibit booths filled with horticultural products and services, gardening and lawn equipment, outdoor living decor, and a variety of plants, seeds and bulbs. State Fairgrounds. Information: 876-7680, nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com

MARCH 3-14
‘Annie’
Bethlehem Players community theatre at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 2419 Bethlehem Loop Road, Franklin. Shows without dinner ($15 for adults, $10 high school students) are presented March 4, 5, 11, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. Lunch with “Annie and The Gang” is scheduled for March 5, 6, 12, 13 with box lunch at 12:30 p.m. and the show at 2. Dinner shows ($22, $18) are March 7, 8, and 10 at 4:45 p.m. and the show at 6 p.m. Tickets are sold to shows only for each of the performances as well. A Happy Tales dog will appear on stage in various crowd scenes during each performance and will be available for adoption. Interested audience members can visit with the dog during intermission and immediately following the show. Information: ticketsnashville.com, 791-6456, ext. 2.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4
Gospel of John
The Gospel of John, performed word for word by Atlanta-based actor Brad Sherrill, will be presented at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 535 Sneed Road W. in Franklin at 6:30 p.m. Information: 646-0378, ext. 302.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5
JT Moore Spring Carnival
Activities include music from own students and parents, inflatable obstacle course, cake walk, games with prizes, bake sale, popcorn, cotton candy and more. 1-4 p.m. Admission: Children $15. Parents free.

Middle TN Genealogical Society
Beginning genealogy workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave. Lunch provided. Topics to be discussed include where to begin, census records, vital statistics, and military records. Information: dstillwell@fiftyforward.org, 743-3487, ext. 800.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10
Hillwood High Faceoff
Fundraising basketball game featuring parents/teachers vs. students. Prizes, contests and an inline hockey exhibition. 5-8 p.m. $6 presale, $8 at door.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11
The Future of Work
Scarritt-Bennett Center will host an evening with Julianne Malveaux, Ph.D., 7 p.m. in Fondren Hall. Dr. Malveaux will speak about “The Future of Work: A Perspective on Economic Justice.” The event is free and open to all. Malveaux, economist, author and commentator, is the 15th President of Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C. Information: 340-7557.

MARCH 11-APRIL 16
“Visions of the South”
The Belcourt Theatre presents Visions of the South, a 22-film journey that captures through the camera’s lens the true essence of the Southern experience over time. The series opens Friday, March 11 at 7 p.m. with Elia Kazan’s “Wild River.” Other films in the series include: “The Phenix City Story” (March 12, 13, 17), “Stars in My Crown” (March 13, 14, 17), “Steamboat ‘Round the Bend” (March 15-16), “The Sun Shines Bright” (March 15-16), “God’s Little Acre” (March 18, 21), “Baby Doll” (March 18, 19, 22), “A Face in the Crowd” (March 19, 20, 23), “The Night of the Hunter” (March 19, 21),” Tomorrow” (March 20, 24),” The Apostle” (March 20), “Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte” (March 25, 28),” The Intruder” (March 25, 29), “Wind Across the Everglades” (March 27, 30), “Deliverance’ (March 26, 28), “Reflections in a Golden Eye” (March 27, 31), “Book of Numbers” (April 1, 4), “Cockfighter” (April 2, 5), “George Washington” (April 2, 3), “Stay Hungry” (April 2, 5), “Nothing But A Man” (April 3, 5), “Body And Soul” (April 6). Information: belcourt.org, 383.9140.

THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Civil War Lecture Series
Stephanie McCurry, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will address “Antigone’s Claim: Gender and Treason in the American Civil War.” Fifth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18
Movie Screening
The Women’s Table, Scarritt-Bennett’s new women’s empowerment initiative, will celebrate Women’s History Month with a 6 p.m. screening of “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” in Harambee Auditorium. The film chronicles the efforts of courageous women in Liberia working to end the country’s decades-long civil war. Cost: $5. Informaion and reservations: callen@scarrittbennett.org or 340-7473.

SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Middle TN Genealogical Society
Guest speaker: Carol Roberts, director of Preservation Services at the Tennessee State Library & Archives. Program: “Solving Mysteries Using County Loose Case Files” and “Marking Graves With Only Rock Markers Can Create More Mysteries than Answers.” 1 p.m., FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave. Information: dstillwell@fiftyforward.org, 743-3487, ext. 800.

MARCH 19-20
Orchid Show
Orchid Society of Middle Tennessee Spring Show, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville. No admission fee. Vendors will sell plants and supplies 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Exhibits open to the public noon-6 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Information: www.tnorchid.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 24
Civil War Lecture Series
David Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture. His talk is titled “Gods and Devils Aplenty: Robert Penn Warren’s Civil War.” Sixth of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

MARCH 31-APR. 2
Roads to Justice: Women of the Civil Rights Movement
A conference to celebrate and educate about the women who were part of the movement and their contributions to it. The conference at the Scarritt-Bennett Center will feature speaker Sue Thrasher and performer Billie Jean Young. Information: scarrittbennett.org, 340-7450.

THURSDAY, APR. 7
Civil War Lecture Series
Bobby Lovett, professor of history at Tennessee State University, will lecture on “Nashville and the Civil War, 1860-1866, and the Economic, Social and Political Transformations.” Seventh of an eight-part series at Vanderbilt University’s Buttrick Hall, Room 101. 4:10 p.m. Free admission. Information: 322-2575 or email history@vanderbilt.edu.

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