Arts & Culture

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), presented by Nissan,  announced all short films for the 46th Nashville Film Festival, April 16 – 25th at Regal Green Hills Cinema.
“We have a really strong group of shorts this year,” said Brian Owens, NaFF Artistic Director. “They tell amazing stories that really leave an impression. Not only do you want to watch them, but you want to walk away and tell people about them.”

Actress and playwright Nilaja Sun is bringing her Obie Award-winning solo show “No Child …” to MTSU’s Student Union Ballroom Thursday, March 26, for a free public performance.

The teaching artist, a native New Yorker, will begin her performance at 7 p.m. March 26. You can find a searchable campus map with parking details at

New York Times multimedia editor Josh Williams will visit with students in MTSU's College of Mass Communication and present a free public lecture at the university Monday, March 23.

The public lecture, scheduled for Room 160 of the College of Education Building, will begin at 6 p.m. You can find a searchable campus map with parking details at

The expression of freedom through dance will bring an artistic air to MTSU’s celebration of National Women’s History Month.

Students in MTSU’s Women in Dance class will perform “La Mer,” an interpretation of Claude Debussy’s symphonic composition, at 7:30 p.m. March 26-28 in Tucker Theatre. For a campus parking map, go to

The Center for Popular Music, a unit of Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Mass Communication, has completed a groundbreaking digitization project and launched its new American Vernacular Music Manuscripts website.