TPAC president and chief executive officer Kathleen O'Brien unveils a handcrafted replica of the lioness mask from Disney's The Lion King at the performing arts center's annual gala.
Disney Theatrical Group (DTG) has honored the Tennessee Performing Arts Center with a unique work of art to recognize the center’s successful return engagement of Disney’s The Lion King earlier this year and other collaborations between the organizations over the past 14 years.
The MTSU Department of Art will host Katy Seals, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma this September 30–October 3, 2013. She will conduct a visiting artist lecture and workshop at MTSU’s Todd Hall. In addition to her teaching Seals has spent the past eight years organizing and attending a variety of international printmaking conferences and workshops. She has worked as a part of Drive-By Press, an educational collaborative which traveled over 250,000 miles to teach people about printmaking and art.
A 2012 documentary, “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,” will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 9. This film follows an internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist and his clashes with the Chinese government. The screening will take place in Room 103 of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. This event is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the presentation will be “Burma VJ.” This 2008 documentary tells the story of the Democratic Voice of Burma, a collection of young video journalists, who filmed protests and smuggled the footage into Thailand. Their story is part of the battle of a free and democratic Burma, now known as Myanmar.
All documentaries in the series are free and open to the public. All three will be presented at 7 p.m. in Room 103 of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building.
The MTSU International Documentary Series is sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and organized by the Global Studies Program.
You may have seen the Oscar-winning film or perhaps a touring company's production of the Tony-winning musical, but wait until you see the passion, sacrifice and redemption in the MTSU Arts full-length performance of "Les Misérables" in Tucker Theatre!
MTSU is presenting one of the first university-licensed complete Broadway versions of "Les Misérables" Sept. 19-22. It's the largest musical theater production staged to date on the Murfreesboro campus, and tickets are still available at http://www.mtsuarts.com.
With football season in full swing and baseball season headed for the playoffs, a group of dynamic athletes is suiting up to show off their skills at MTSU.
Members of the Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes will demonstrate goalball, a sport played by the blind for decades, from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at MTSU’s Campus Recreation Center gymnasium.
Music is not Clinton Knox III’s major, but he has scored a major musical coup.
The MTSU sophomore accounting major from Memphis captured second place in Broadcast Music Inc.’s Talent Showcase in Atlanta earlier this summer with a vocal performance of John Legend’s “Stay with You.”
It was so entertaining that the audience brought Knox back for an encore, which he granted by walking off the stage into the audience and singing directly to them at their tables.
A California-based researcher will discuss the physical and emotional impact of stress on women’s brain function at a free public lecture this month at MTSU.
Dr. Arlene R. Taylor will discuss “Stress and the Female Brain” from noon to 12:50 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Room 106 of the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building on campus. She is serving as the Adams Chair of Excellence in Health Care Services Distinguished Lecturer.
Working in groups of two and three, MTSU's art faculty and staff have combined their talents to create the opening exhibit of the fall 2013 semester for the MTSU Department of Art’s Todd Art Gallery.
Scheduled Aug. 29–Sept. 19, the exhibit features works in multiple media, including ceramics and video. An opening reception is planned in the gallery inside Todd Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m.