Thursday, June 7
Jodie Manross, Laith Keilany, Sonja Spell, Ben Maney, Jack Rentfro & the Apocalypso Quartet, and Black Atticus
5:30 p.m., Preservation Pub. Free.
This meet-and-greet party for state Senate candidate Evelyn Gill features a literal ton of local music talent, which instantly makes her the most interesting contender yet. (We’ll see what Sen. Becky Duncan Massey comes up with later, perhaps.)
Friday, June 8
Grandmothers Healing Haka Workshop
7-10 p.m., Gypsy Hands Healing Arts Center. Free.
Ojasvin and Iris Davis, from Aotearoa, New Zealand, lead an introduction to the traditional Maori warrior dance at a free open house.
Saturday, June 9
Bark in the Park
6-9 p.m, Market Square. Free.
Hosted by the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley, this celebration of all things canine features vendors and games. A $10 donation enters your pooch into the doggie competitions, and $25 adds you to the Light Up the Darkness Memorial Walk.
Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
7 p.m, Bijou Theatre. $104.
The Class of 2012 will include Nancy Fahey, Nikki McCray, Pamela McGee, Inge Nissen, Robin Roberts, and Dawn Staley. There will also be a free autograph session at the Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. More info at wbhof.com.
Tuesday, June 12
8 p.m., Tennessee Theatre. $45-$55.
It’s Alice Freakin’ Cooper—c’mon!