Arts & Culture


Mon July 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

Veteran Visual Journalist Leads MTSU's Center for Innovation in Media

Val Hoeppner

A longtime visual journalist who expanded her focus to train others to use mobile media will lead MTSU's nationally recognized Center for Innovation in Media, university officials have announced.

Val Hoeppner, who's served since last fall as journalist in residence in the School of Journalism in MTSU's College of Mass Communication, took the reins July 1 at the student-focused center, which houses all student media plus the university's National Public Radio station, WMOT 89.5 FM, under one roof.

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Thu July 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Amy Winehouse Comic Book Pays Tribute to the Iconic Singer

Amy Winehouse Tribute comic

Bluewater Productions has published a new comic book biography on the life of Amy Winehouse as part of their popular Tribute series.

Tribute: Amy Winehouse, released this week, is available in both print and digital.  

The comic book was written by Michael L. Frizell with art by Jayfri Hashim and features seven collectable and exclusive covers by Hashim and artist Brent Sprecher.

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Wed July 23, 2014

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music Acquires Grammy-winning Spring Fed Records Label

Dr. Greg Reich

The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University has acquired the renowned Spring Fed Records from the Arts Center of Cannon County.

The Arts Center has donated the Grammy-winning label’s name and rights and sold its existing inventory to MTSU, said Dr. Greg Reish, the Center for Popular Music’s new director.

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Fri July 18, 2014
Arts & Culture

July ‘Out of the Blue’ Sizzles with Great MTSU News

Have you seen the July 2014 edition of "Out of the Blue," MTSU's video magazine, yet? It’s hotter than a summer sidewalk with fascinating stories about university people and places, including news of national and state recognition for work by students and faculty.

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Wed July 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

Evil Dead The Musical Comes to Nashville in October

Evil Dead - The Musical brings the
splatter to Nashville, October 17-18

Tickets on sale Friday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m.

**** (four stars/out of four) "Bloody hilarious!" - Toronto Star
"The next Rocky Horror show" - The New York Times
“Must see show!” - Philadelphia Inquirer

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