"We thought it was a neat tie-in back to
"We're in the heart of Downtown," he said. "We really want to focus and be proud of our city and all the things it's doing."
About 530 attended the gala, which included silent and live auctions and music by G3:
The painting, which was included in the live auction, raised
Souper event for super cause
It wasn't as strenuous as a
From hot wing gumbo at the
"It's a perfect day for soup and perfect weather," said
About 3,000 attended, said
The event, which celebrated its 25th anniversary, supported Youth Villages' mentoring program.
This year's winners were:
Best Soup: Hog Wild's BBQ Chili; Best Gumbo: eighty3; Best Specialty Item: The Half Shell's lobster and shrimp bruschetta; Best Bread; eighty3's jalapeÑo cornbread; and Best Dessert: Nothing Bundt Cakes' bundt cakes.
To see a video about Youth Villages' Soup Sunday, go to gomemphis.com.
Benefit has heart for art
Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab was the home where the art was Sunday.
About 400 attended "Home is Where the Art Is," a fundraiser for the home that featured art from
She thought Josh might be getting overwhelmed posing for so many photos. "He said, 'Don't worry. I love doing this. Thank you.' He was beautiful."
Ron and Anise Belz were presenting sponsors.
Showcase of 'big ideas'
Lance used materials including acrylic paint and reflective window tape for his 96 inch-by-144-inch "Paradise With Lawnmowers."
"I like big ideas," Lance said at Friday night's opening party for his show.
Adam is impressed with the time it took Lance to make some of his paintings. "His most recent painting, 'Lake,' that one took about 1,500 hours," Adam said. "We all respect time."
Most of the paintings in the show were of women. Adam believes Lance puts "his desire in the surface of a canvas. It's almost like a romantic relationship he has with them."
Adam, who features a different exhibit every third Friday of the month, also included an electronic music set by
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To see more photos and videos, go to gomemphis.com/donahue
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