Arts & Culture

2:52pm

Tue September 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Film-Design Expert Plans Special Public Lecture Sept. 11 at Oaklands Museum

Interior designer/author Cathy Whitlock, who chronicles in print and online how films get their distinctive — and award-winning — looks, plans a special lecture in Murfreesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 11. 


Whitlock’s lecture is co-sponsored by MTSU’s student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers/International Interior Design Association and the Department of Electronic Media Communication in the university’s College of Mass Communication. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in Maney Hall at the Oaklands Historic House Museum. 

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2:25pm

Tue September 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

‘Painting Painters Paint’ Leads New Fall Exhibits at MTSU’s Todd Gallery

MTSU’s Department of Art is celebrating the fall 2012 semester with “Painting Painters Paint,” an exhibition of the collected works of 15 innovative current artists, in the Todd Art Gallery through Thursday, Sept. 20.


Art Professor Sisavanh Houghton, who envisioned the exhibit, and fellow professors Melissa Newman, Bob Durham and Charles Clary invited colleagues from across the Midsouth to participate. 


The result is an outstanding collection of style, interpretation and process, according to gallery curator Eric Snyder. 

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3:36pm

Fri August 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

MTSU Lecturer Will Explain Sept. 6 ‘How Leonard Bernstein Invented Hip-Hop’

Dr. Joseph Schloss to speak at MTSU

Author and hip-hop music scholar Dr. Joseph Schloss will explain “How Leonard Bernstein Invented Hip-Hop” at a free public lecture at MTSU on Thursday, Sept. 6, in Room S-260 of the Business and Aerospace Building.


The 4:30 p.m. lecture’s complete title is “How Leonard Bernstein Invented Hip-Hop: Popular Culture, Genre Boundaries and the Mythologies of Hip-Hop Scholarship.”

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3:24pm

Fri August 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

Traditional Chinese Art and Music Combine in Sept. 7 Concert at MTSU

““Echoes of Nature,” a concert combining traditional Chinese art and music, will feature Haiqiong Deng on the instruments zheng and qin and artist Dr. Nan Liu on Friday, Sept. 7, at MTSU.


The free public performance, set for 7:30 p.m. in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building, is designed to introduce traditional Chinese art and music to people from different cultures. 

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8:03am

Wed August 29, 2012
Arts & Culture

Nissan Donates Leaf Vehicles, Charging Stations to MTSU

Nissan Donates Leaf Vehicles to MTSU

Nissan North America Inc. announced Tuesday it has donated two Nissan LEAF cars and three charging stations to Middle Tennessee State University to promote the use of electric-vehicle technology.


MTSU officials said the Nissan LEAF cars will be added to the university’s motor pool and the charging stations will be made available for use by students, faculty, staff and visitors to the Murfreesboro campus.

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