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Friday, 28 It s the last Friday of the month, which means there s the South Main Trolley Art Tour tonight in the South Main Arts District, where you can hop around to the district s dozens of galleries and shops. Among the opening receptions there tonight are Durden Gallery for works by Steve Griffith;Neopolitan for works by British artist Nigel Paul Conway; D Edge Art & Unique Treasures for New Orleans folk artists Eric Buchanan, Suzanne Saunders, and Karen Pattvo, along with works by local artists; SOHO Mid-Century Gallery & Design Studio for Foldings, paintings by Tilden Yale-Bennet; Thames Interiors for an exhibit of photography by Troy Glasgow; and at 493. South Main, Woodard Properties is hosting a special Art & Antique Sale to benefit the St. Patrick Church restoration. Also, at 523 South Main, Mpact Memphis is having a party with performances by Ballet Memphis and DJs Sean OD & Richard Stylus, and the group will be collection books for Caldwell Elementary School, so bring some to help out. Elsewhere, there s an opening at Rhodes College s Clough-Hanson Gallery for Project, works by Nikki S. Lee; and at 1619 Harbert, there s an Art Party & Sale, the proceeds of which will help pay for a dog s surgery after a car accident. And there are more plays opening tonight: the Tony Award-winning Proof at Playhouse on the Square, the story of a young woman s journey that unravels a mathematical proof; and A Lesson from From Aloes at Next Stage (formerly Theatre Memphis Little Theatre, a look at a police state and the effect it has on individual lives. Today kicks off the three-day Peace Walk 2002; designed to teach peace-making in everyday life, the event includes a one-mile peace walk, a peace concert, the installation of the World Peace Flame at the National Civil Rights Museum, and workshops at Rhodes College. If you want to have a lovely night of cocktails and/or dinner, Di Anne Price is playing on the upstairs landing at Cielo. And, as always, the Chris Scott Band is at Poplar Lounge.

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