Arts & Culture


Mon February 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Black History Month at MTSU Focuses on ‘Civil Rights in America’

Cleveland Sellers

Reflections on the sacrifices that made America a more inclusive society form the focal point of this year’s Black History Month celebration at MTSU.

Documentaries, speeches, sing-a-longs and other activities are on tap under the theme of “Civil Rights in America,” said Black History Month Committee co-chairs Vincent Windrow, interim assistant vice provost for student success, and Jonell Hinsey, interim director of the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center.

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Fri January 31, 2014
Arts & Culture

Puerto Rican Nationalist to Speak at MTSU Feb. 3

An advocate for independence for the United States territory of Puerto Rico is scheduled to address the topic at MTSU.

Ricardo Jimenez, who spent nearly 20 years in maximum-security prisons following a conviction for seditious conspiracy, will speak at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in Room 204 of the James Union Building.

Jimenez originally was sentenced in 1981 to 90 years in prison for his connection to a series of bombings. No fatalities or injuries were attributed to any of the bombings.

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Wed January 29, 2014
Arts & Culture

‘An Oriental Monsoon’ Blows into MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Feb. 6

HZNU Performance

The forecast calls for “An Oriental Monsoon” at MTSU as a powerful, swirling display of light and sound heads for Murfreesboro.

“An Oriental Monsoon,” a theatrical production by faculty and students of China’s Hangzhou Normal University, is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Tucker Theatre on the MTSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Tue January 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU’s Baldwin Photo Gallery Reopens in 50th year With Uelsmann/Taylor Exhibit and Lecture

The simplicity and elegance of the Baldwin Photographic Gallery’s new home at MTSU are impressing students, alumni and university supporters as well as the arts community.

Reopening Monday in a bright, airy space on the second-floor atrium of the Bragg Mass Communication Building on campus, the Baldwin Gallery’s inaugural exhibit by photographic artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor drew appreciative crowds. A VIP preview and reception on Sunday had similar responses.

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Mon January 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

Tennessee Valley Winds to Open MTSU Wind Band Conference

Robert Sheldon, composer/conductor

What: TN Valley Winds Community Band Concert

When: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at 8 pm

Where: T. Earl Hinton Recital Hall in the Wright Music Building on the campus of MTSU in Murfreesboro, TN

Tennessee Valley Winds Community Concert Band Performance

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