“Tracing Tennessee’s Musical Roots”:BaroqueFiddling Project II at the Loveless Barn – Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.: Loveless Barn, 8400 Highway 100, Nashville – Music City Baroque offers a continuing exploration of popular classical and fiddle music and dance from the birth of our country to the pre-Civil War era. Works celebrate such historical figures as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, General Marquis de Lafayette, Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson, and Ole Bull, as well as one of Nashville’s most celebrated composers of the e
Nashville Ballet announced its performance line-up today for the 2012-2013 season, which includes a new contemporary work featuring Nashville music and the return of several classic story ballets showcasing the versatility of Nashville Ballet dancers.
Nashville Basll“This performance roster offers audiences a variety of stories, contemporary works and children’s ballets, which illustrates how talented our dancers are in spinning tales with their bodies and switching between such different styles of dance,” Nashville Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Paul Vasterling said.
El-Husseini will discuss his recent play Comedy of Sorrows (Commedia Al-Ahzaan), written after the Egyptian revolution of 2011. Scenes from the play will be read by professional actors. The event is part of a Vanderbilt series related to the “Arab Spring” that includes a dramatic reading of the entire play at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:00.
As a part of MTSU’s “SpringOut” festivities, MT/Lambda invites everyone to a First Look screening of the new short film, The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill. The 20-minute movie addresses the issue of marriage equality. The screening is in the Business and Aerospace Building, State Farm Room, at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 29thon the MTSU Campus. Writer/director (and MTSU Professor) Bob Pondillo will be on hand to visit and answer questions afterwards about the “work –in-progress.” The screening is free and open to the public.
The James E. Walker Librarywill host a concert in tribute to Mississippi John Hurt at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, in the library’s first floor atrium. Doors open at 5:30. This event is free and open to the public.
The Fedora Brothers, also known as Bruce Nemerov and Gene Bush, will perform numbers made famous by the blues legend to mark the closing of an exhibit currently on display in the Walker Library.
On Saturday, March 24, 2012, GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will present “Pater Noster - A Choral Reflection on the Lord’s Prayer” at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville. Set to begin at 7:30pm, the concert will be recorded for the ensemble’s debut release on the Naxos label.