Arts & Culture

Sharyl Attkisson, winner of five national Emmys and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting will present a free lecture in the Tucker Theatre on the MTSU Campus on Tuesday, April 7th at 6 pm.  The former CNN and CBS Investigative journalist will speak on government intimidation and pushback toward journalists and many other issues.  Chris Clark will moderate.  That is a free lecture by Sharyl Attkisson on April 7th at 6 pm in MTSU’s Tucker Theater.  This is presented by the Distinguished Lecture Committee of MTSU as part of their lecture series.

An MTSU alumnus who flew into World War II and Cold War aviation history will discuss his adventures in a free public lecture on campus Thursday, April 2. 

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. William J. “Greg” Gregory is set to speak at 5:30 p.m. April 2 on “Leading and Living in Turbulent Times: The Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and the Development of Aviation.” 

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