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Thursday November 9

Latinbeat Film Festival

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, through Saturday, $5 for Brooks members, $7 nonmembers

This three-day festival features films from Cuba, France, Mexico, Argentina, and Venezuela and opens tonight with a 7:30 p.m. screening of Revolucion: Five Visions, a documentary about the Cuban revolution seen from both sides by photographers. For a full schedule go tobrooksmuseum.org.

friday November 10

Spirit of the Sisterhood Crafts Fair

St. Mary's Episcopal School, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $5

Annual sale of crafts made by St. Mary's students. This year's proceeds go to the Refugee Economic Independence Project, which offers aid to refugee women and children.

Opening Reception for

"Ain't You the Stardust Cowboy?"

Mo's Memphis Originals, 6-10 p.m.

"Ain't You the Stardust Cowboy?" is Michael Warren's tribute to November 11th's Veterans Day and features portraits inspired by soldiers as well as athletes and writers.

Peter Pan

Playhouse on the Square, 8 p.m. $30

For the 19th year, Playhouse on the Square presents the play about the boy who refuses to grow up. Runs through January 7th.

Dancing at Lughnasa

McCoy Theatre, Rhodes College,

7:30 p.m., $10

Dancing at Lughnasa follows five unmarried sisters living hand-to-mouth in 1930s Ireland. Their lives revolve around the radio, dancing, and the

illegitimate child of the youngest sister.

saturday November 11

Fables, Phrases, and Fouettes

Ballet Memphis, 7:30 p.m.,

donations welcome

Seven dances are presented by the Ballet Memphis Junior Company, including "Great Minds Think Alike," "Still Waters Run Deep," and "Birds of a Feather Flock Together." There's also a Friday performance at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 737-7322.

Drag Queens on Trial

TheatreWorks, 8 p.m., $10

The pancake makeup has hit the fan when three drag queens find themselves in court and taking the stand. Presented by the Emerald Theatre Company.

An Evening with Tommy John

Crichton College, 5 p.m., $100

In honor of Veterans Day, Alpha Omega Veteran Services hosts Tommy John, the record-setting left-handed pitcher who played for the Yankees and the White Sox and other Major League Baseball teams.

Class of '06

387 S. Main, 7-11 p.m.,

$5 suggested donation

Lantana Project puts on a juried show featuring a wealth of Memphis artists, including Pinkney Herbert, Don Estes, Hamlett Dobbins, Bobby Spillman, and many others. Patrons can vote for the best of the "Class of '06" with a $5 donation.

sunday November 12

Memphis Youth Symphony

Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3 p.m., $7.50

A concert by the Memphis Youth Symphony, which includes students ages 12 to 18.

Call of the Wild

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 1-5 p.m., $5

Opening day of "Call of the Wild: Sporting Art in the Mississippi Flyway." This exhibit features 200 duck decoys, including antiques and contemporary works from the Ward World Wildfowl Carving Competition held by the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Maryland. Also in the exhibit are hunting-related pieces such as boats, shells, paintings, and prints.

Saluting the SpiritYoga for Cancer

Better Bodies Yoga, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $25

An awareness-raising event to highlight the benefits of yoga for cancer patients. Includes half-hour sessions, from beginner to intermediate levels. Proceeds go to the Wings Cancer Foundation.

Prayers for Peace

Bryan Campus Life Center,

Rhodes College, 3 p.m.

Annual multifaith event created after September 11th to address tensions between religions. Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Baha'i, and Hindu communities come together to pray for peace.

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