Tuesday update #2

The Orpheum has announced its 2017-18 Broadway schedule. Season subscription includes The King and I, An American in Paris, Finding Neverland, The Color Purple, and Something Rotten. Season options include return engagements of The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked. You can call 901-525-3000 or visit the Orpheum’s website to order season tickets.

In addition, one offering for the 2018-19 season, Hamilton, has already been announced. This is the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and the first Secretary of the Treasury. Subscribers for 2017-18 will be first in line to get tickets for Hamilton the following season.

Good editorial in the CA: Memphis should set high goals for public transportation.

Songwriter Night #49 at South Main Sounds, 550 S. Main, happens 7-9 PM this Friday. Rebecca Almond, Brett Ross, Katharine Hedlund, and Brandon McGovern will perform.

Tin Roof hosts “Locals, Vocals, & Brews” this Sunday, February 26, starting at 5 PM. Local Memphis musicians will perform, and local Memphis clothing lines IWWD and Sache will be featured. There will be $4 Ghost River, Memphis Made, High Cotton, and Wiseacre beers. They’ll have a Creole shrimp stir fry for $14, and a pulled poutry sammy for $10.

High Cotton has made the official announcement for its Cookies on Tap event on Thursday, March 23. This event benefits Girl Scouts Heart of the South. Four High Cotton beers are expertly chosen to bring out the flavor of the Girl Scout cookies with which they are paired. This event sold out in 2016, so if you want to go, purchase tickets in advance. New to this year is a growler paired with a box of cookies for $20, for those who want to enjoy the pairing at home over the weekend.

Miss Cordelia’s is seeking a full-time prep cook. They offer a stress-free environment, flexible hours, vacation and health insurance. They are looking for someone with a ton of energy and commitment. Apply at the store.

The University of Washington is offering a new course which is badly needed in this age we live in: How to sniff out, and refute, “bullshit.” The classes filled up within minutes of being offered, but for those who want to check them out, the syllabus is online and the 12 class sessions will be recorded and the videos posted for the public to see.

That’s it for now. Tonight I am headed to Belle Tavern to catch South Side Supper Club. They take the stage at 7. Join me, won’t you?