Members of an MTSU organizational communication class pose for a group photo at the feet of the Athena statue inside Nashville's Parthenon Dec. 5. The group provided funding for the VSA Tennessee
MTSU students played a part in a recent arts performance that will soon be on exhibit across Tennessee and will ultimately travel to Athens, Greece, for an international arts education exchange.
Students from MTSU instructor Lori Kissinger’s Raider’s Learning Communities Speech Class provided the narration for “The Golden Ratio Project,” a Dec. 5 event at Nashville’s Parthenon presented by Tennessee students with disabilities.
A local writer/director is looking for actors and actresses to star in his latest short film.
A casting call for “Happy New Year, Mr. Kates” is slated for 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at The Center for the Arts, 110 W. College St. in Murfreesboro.
Dr. Bob Pondillo, a professor of electronic media communication at MTSU, wrote the comedy/drama screenplay, which won “Best Movie Script (Short)” honors at Chicago’s prestigious American International Film Festival last month.
MTSU’s Dr. Tom Nolan, left, and Châtel-Chéhéry Mayor Roland Destaney listen to Damien Georges, a regional forester with France's forest service, describe the World War 1 battlefield area where Nolan and his team were preparing to map artifacts in March 2006. (file photo courtesy of Dr. Tom Nolan)
Remnants of American history from a World War I battle involving Sgt. Alvin C. York are on exhibit at the Tennessee State Museum, thanks to a retired MTSU professor and his research colleagues.
Dr. Tom Nolan, former director of the Center for Spatial Technology at MTSU and a retired geography professor, organized expeditions in France’s Argonne forest to locate the site of York’s historic October 1918 struggle as a dissertation project between 2006 and 2009.
At the end of each semester, MTSU Dance Theatre has a concert filled with dance works choreographed by MTSU faculty, guest artists, and undergraduate students. These works include styles from ballet, modern, jazz, and contemporary techniques. The concert is presented in Tucker Theatre in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts building on campus on November 29, November 30, and December 1 at 7:30 P. M.; doors open at 7.
The decorative and colorful artistry of medieval books will be the subject of a discussion at MTSU’s James E. Walker Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Dr. Laura Cochrane, an assistant professor in the MTSU Department of Art, will talk about “Medieval Pages: From Manuscript Leaves to Digital Images” at 5 p.m. in the library’s fourth-floor Special Collections Department.
The discussion will be in association with the ongoing exhibit “The Art of the Page,” which is on display through January 2013.
The Muslim Student Association at MTSU will co-sponsor a Poetic Vision Tour concert from 6 to 10 p.m. in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building.
This national traveling concert tour features “spiritually infused, inspired music,” states www.poeticvisiontour.com. “The Poetic Vision Tour believes that music as an art form should not merely instruct but should inspire, not merely educate, but express.”
Medieval manuscripts and contemporary creations make up two fascinating new displays in MTSU’s James E. Walker Library.
“The Art of the Page” features manuscript leaves from Western Europe to India. The exhibit, which represents both Christian and Muslim cultures, includes secular and sacred texts and books produced before and after the onset of print technology.
Tennessee students will depict a tragic and confusing moment in Tennessee history when MTSU Theatre and Dance opens its 2012-13 season Wednesday, Oct. 3, with George Brant’s “Elephant’s Graveyard.”
Directed by Dr. Crosby Hunt with movement by Professor Kim Neal Nofsinger, “Elephant’s Graveyard” will feature a cast of 13 students from across the state in performances set Oct. 3-6 and Oct. 10-12 in the Studio Theatre inside the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Auditorium.