Nashville Ballet announced its performance line-up today for the 2012-2013 season, which includes a new contemporary work featuring Nashville music and the return of several classic story ballets showcasing the versatility of Nashville Ballet dancers.
Nashville Basll“This performance roster offers audiences a variety of stories, contemporary works and children’s ballets, which illustrates how talented our dancers are in spinning tales with their bodies and switching between such different styles of dance,” Nashville Ballet Artistic Director and CEO Paul Vasterling said.
El-Husseini will discuss his recent play Comedy of Sorrows (Commedia Al-Ahzaan), written after the Egyptian revolution of 2011. Scenes from the play will be read by professional actors. The event is part of a Vanderbilt series related to the “Arab Spring” that includes a dramatic reading of the entire play at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:00.
As a part of MTSU’s “SpringOut” festivities, MT/Lambda invites everyone to a First Look screening of the new short film, The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill. The 20-minute movie addresses the issue of marriage equality. The screening is in the Business and Aerospace Building, State Farm Room, at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 29thon the MTSU Campus. Writer/director (and MTSU Professor) Bob Pondillo will be on hand to visit and answer questions afterwards about the “work –in-progress.” The screening is free and open to the public.
The James E. Walker Librarywill host a concert in tribute to Mississippi John Hurt at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, in the library’s first floor atrium. Doors open at 5:30. This event is free and open to the public.
The Fedora Brothers, also known as Bruce Nemerov and Gene Bush, will perform numbers made famous by the blues legend to mark the closing of an exhibit currently on display in the Walker Library.
On Saturday, March 24, 2012, GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will present “Pater Noster - A Choral Reflection on the Lord’s Prayer” at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville. Set to begin at 7:30pm, the concert will be recorded for the ensemble’s debut release on the Naxos label.
Twenty-year-old country wunderkind Hunter Hayes will make an appearance at 1 p.m. at MTSU’s College of Mass Communication Tuesday, March 20, as part of the Department of Recording Industry’s career fair.
Join the MTSU Art Department for the first of the spring semester’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Candidate’s Exhibits, “Still Working,” on Monday, March 19, in the University’s Todd Art Gallery.
The exhibit, which will include an artists’ reception on March 19 at 6 p.m. in the Todd Gallery, runs through Thursday,March 22. It features work by Cullen McMackins, GT McMahon, Rhett Moser, Jennifer Baker and Dave Rollins.