Arts & Culture


Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Boosts Book About Great Women in Tennessee History

Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage

A new book that tells the stories of outstanding Tennessee women is headed for the state’s public high schools with help from the MTSU Department of History.

Charlotte Crawford and Ruth Johnson Smiley, editors of “Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage,” will discuss the book from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The event is sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Murfreesboro.

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Tue February 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

New MTSU Student Art Exhibit Tells Viewers It’s ‘YOUR MOVE’ With Hands-on Approach

Most art galleries discourage viewers touching the exhibits, but a new interactive display of student works at MTSU is asking art lovers to stop, look and collaborate.

“You Show Me Yours, I’ll Show You Mine: YOUR MOVE," which opens Wednesday, Feb. 5, with a free public 3-4:30 p.m. reception in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery, is organized by students in the Drawing III class taught by assistant professor Melissa Newman.

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Mon February 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Black History Month at MTSU Focuses on ‘Civil Rights in America’

Cleveland Sellers

Reflections on the sacrifices that made America a more inclusive society form the focal point of this year’s Black History Month celebration at MTSU.

Documentaries, speeches, sing-a-longs and other activities are on tap under the theme of “Civil Rights in America,” said Black History Month Committee co-chairs Vincent Windrow, interim assistant vice provost for student success, and Jonell Hinsey, interim director of the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center.

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Fri January 31, 2014
Arts & Culture

Puerto Rican Nationalist to Speak at MTSU Feb. 3

An advocate for independence for the United States territory of Puerto Rico is scheduled to address the topic at MTSU.

Ricardo Jimenez, who spent nearly 20 years in maximum-security prisons following a conviction for seditious conspiracy, will speak at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in Room 204 of the James Union Building.

Jimenez originally was sentenced in 1981 to 90 years in prison for his connection to a series of bombings. No fatalities or injuries were attributed to any of the bombings.

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Wed January 29, 2014
Arts & Culture

‘An Oriental Monsoon’ Blows into MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Feb. 6

HZNU Performance

The forecast calls for “An Oriental Monsoon” at MTSU as a powerful, swirling display of light and sound heads for Murfreesboro.

“An Oriental Monsoon,” a theatrical production by faculty and students of China’s Hangzhou Normal University, is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Tucker Theatre on the MTSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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