Jazz freaks from around the world will be converging on the Renaissance Hotel downtown this weekend for the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors Convention, which runs through June 24. Highlights include symposiums, the Record Mart and live performances by the David Hungate & April Barrows All Stars, David Jellame and more. Friday night at 9 p.m., check out a program of rare jazz movies presented by Californian Mark Cantor, the world's foremost jazz film collector and historian. For more information, visit their website
or contact Andy "Jazzman" Smith at Jazzman9@bellsouth.net or 615-797-9048. Registration is $115, but most of the panels, live music and movies are open to the public for just $5 each.