Arts & Culture http://wmot.org en MTSU's Aging Health and Development Class to Host Easter Egg Hunt http://wmot.org/post/mtsus-aging-health-and-development-class-host-easter-egg-hunt <p>Some MTSU students will try to make Good Friday an even better Friday for some local youngsters and their elders.</p><p>The 26 students of Stephanie Bush’s Aging Health and Development Class will host an Easter egg hunt at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Stones River Manor, a senior citizen living community at 205 Haynes Drive in Murfreesboro.</p><p>Bush, an instructor in the Department of Human Sciences, said about 200 people attended last year’s event, and seeing the youngsters have so much fun delighted the manor’s residents.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:34:52 +0000 37277 at http://wmot.org MTSU Marketers Mix Music With Generosity in April 18 Charity Rockfest http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-marketers-mix-music-generosity-april-18-charity-rockfest <p>MTSU marketing majors are putting their music where their mouths are.</p><p>They are sponsoring “Rockin’ for the First Noelle,” a battle-of-the-bands benefit for the First Noelle Foundation. The event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Bonhoeffer’s, 610 Dill Lane in Murfreesboro.</p><p>Competing musical acts include Caller 15, Michael McQuaid, Dear Salem, Amanda June, The Beasleys and Mary Howell.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:31:32 +0000 37179 at http://wmot.org MTSU Professor’s Murder Mystery Novel to be Revealed on Campus April 12 http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-professor-s-murder-mystery-novel-be-revealed-campus-april-12 <p><strong>— </strong>More than two years after his passing, an MTSU professor is still making his mark on the literary world.</p><p>“The Sheriff of Hell’s Murder Case,” the third novel in a Cumberland Mountains-based trilogy by Dr. Jack Justin Turner, will be revealed and celebrated from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Phillips Bookstore in the Student Union. A printable campus map with parking instructions is available at <em><a href="http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap13-14" target="_blank">http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap13-14</a></em>.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:32:39 +0000 37165 at http://wmot.org MTSU Professor’s Murder Mystery Novel to be Revealed on Campus April 12 Gruhn Launches Guitar Discussion Series at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music April 8 http://wmot.org/post/gruhn-launches-guitar-discussion-series-mtsu-s-center-popular-music-april-8 <p>George Gruhn, renowned expert on vintage guitars, will make a stop at MTSU Tuesday, April 8, to kick off a special series of discussions on "The American Guitar" in a free public event at the university's Center for Popular Music.&nbsp;</p><p>Gruhn, who owns Nashville's Gruhn Guitars, a mecca for musicians and collectors worldwide, will speak on "American Fretted Instruments: History and Development" beginning at 4 p.m. in the center's reading room, located in Room 140 of the Bragg Mass Communication Building on campus.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:20:25 +0000 36948 at http://wmot.org Gruhn Launches Guitar Discussion Series at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music April 8 1000 Year Old Artifacts Found at Sounds Construction Site http://wmot.org/post/1000-year-old-artifacts-found-sounds-construction-site <p></p><p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Archeologists digging at the construction site for Nashville's new minor league baseball stadium have unearthed artifacts believed to be nearly a 1000 years old.</p><p>Middle Tennessee State University Archaeologist Kevin Smith says fire pits and broken pieces of ceramic pans were uncovered at Sulphur Dell. They suggest the area once held a large workshop where mineral water was boiled to collect salt, a valuable trading commodity.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:40:59 +0000 ap/WMOT 36847 at http://wmot.org 1000 Year Old Artifacts Found at Sounds Construction Site