Arts & Culture

Registration remains open for the first of two MTSU Spring Preview Days as MTSU admissions, enrollment and academic officials prepare for what will be one of the university’s largest preview days.

More than 1,000 people have preregistered and are expected to attend the 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Spring Preview Day.

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announce that the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, NEWSIES, will make its Nashville debut with a limited one-week engagement at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, May 26-31.

WMOT is helping to celebrate the 40 Anniversary of the founding of VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, which was founded by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) today announced the films selected for the New Directors competition for the 46th Nashville Film Festival, April 16 – 25th at Regal Green Hills Cinema.
 
“This group of new directors is really quite extraordinary,” said Brian Owens, NaFF Artistic Director. “The entries take on so many different obstacles with humor, sincerity and even a little fantasy in some cases - ranging from the politics of the Hungarian Revolution to the state of youth sports and even how family dynamics change as we get older.”
 

Sixteen FirstBank branches around middle and west Tennessee are conducting a donation drive for Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee to benefit its mission of providing employment and training opportunities for people struggling to find a job.

The drive will last throughout the month of March. Bank employees, customers and the community are encouraged to participate by bringing their donations of gently used clothing, shoes, housewares and other goods into the bank, where clearly marked bins will be set up to receive them.

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