About tonight, I have just four words; well, maybe more, but four main ones: Keith Sykes
and John Prine
. Yes, they are playing at Sykes songwriters night at the Black Diamond on Beale Street. Back at the Blue Monkey, there s another songwriters night, this one featuring Nancy Apple, Rob McNurlin, and Lamar Sorrento. Bizet s Locket
, a play about a woman looking for her biological parents, opens at TheatreWorks tonight. Today kicks off V-Day Memphis 2001
, a weekend of events that benefit programs aimed at ending violence against women and girls. Includes a tasting at the Arcade, live music at Earnestine & Hazel s, a performance of the play The Vagina Monologues, and more. I can t figure out the schedule so you can check the regular listings and call for details. I simply don t have time. Today also kicks off this weekend s Madonna Circle s Memphis Antique, Garden, and Gourmet Show
at the Mid-South Fairgrounds. Down in Tunica, Chicago
is in concert at the Horseshoe Casino. And here at home, tonight kicks off the two-night 10th Annual Rock 103 Wake-Up Crew/Ronald McDonald House Radiothon
at the Hard Rock Cafe, with the Crew broadcasting live with numerous local musicians, a silent auction, drink specials, and more.