Arts & Culture

10:30am

Mon February 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Comedian Bill Maher Returns to Nashville, Brings Stand-up Tour to TPAC July 13

NASHVILLE – Stand-up comedian, television host, bestselling author, and Emmy nominee Bill Maher is returning to Nashville, bringing his stand-up comedy tour to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall for one night only on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

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7:59am

Thu February 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

Deadline Looms for March 1 DigiGirlz High-Tech Event

DigiGirlz Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 1, in Franklin, Tenn., and has a Tuesday, Feb. 25, deadline for high school girls to register.

An event for up to 100 girls interested in a high-tech or STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) careers, DigiGirlz Day is free and will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nissan North America Office, One Nissan Way, in Franklin.

To register, visit www.microsoft.com/digigirlz.

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3:29pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Needs Public’s Help in Preserving History of Center for the Arts

Livery Stable

Middle Tennessee residents, past and present, can help MTSU trace the evolution of one of the city’s most popular landmarks.

Anyone who remembers working in or patronizing the building where The Center for the Arts is located when it housed the U.S. post office or the Linebaugh Public Library is invited to share memories with MTSU graduate students.

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8:21am

Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

‘60 Minutes’ Highlights MTSU Alum’s Therapy Work with Veterans

Pelley Interviews Reeder

The efforts of an MTSU alumnus to help veterans struggling with the aftermath of combat have been highlighted by one of the nation’s top television newsmagazine programs.

Middle Tennessee State University alumnus Kevin Reeder and the North Little Rock, Ark., Veterans Affairs facility welcomed the CBS “60 Minutes” team with open arms for about two months last year.

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8:10am

Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Boosts Book About Great Women in Tennessee History

Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage

A new book that tells the stories of outstanding Tennessee women is headed for the state’s public high schools with help from the MTSU Department of History.

Charlotte Crawford and Ruth Johnson Smiley, editors of “Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage,” will discuss the book from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The event is sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Murfreesboro.

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