Leonard Pitts Jr., who won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, will emphasize the importance of “Owning What You Know” on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at MTSU.
Pitts, a syndicated columnist for The Miami Herald and author of three books, will speak at 2:20 p.m. in the State Farm Lecture Hall in MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building as part of the Seigenthaler Speaker Series. The speaker series is sponsored by the Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies, which is housed in the College of Mass Communication.
MTSU’s second art exhibition of 2012, “H x W x D,” will feature regional artists Kristina Arnold, Ron Lambert and Jackson Martin in the University’s Todd Gallery from Feb. 7 to March 1.
“The artists unite to create an exhibition that explores materials and spatial relationships through media such as, glass, metal, cloth and soil,” explained gallery secretary Eric Snyder. “Collectively, their work challenges perceptions of the body and its environment by creating sculptural works that move beyond object and act as environment.”
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will help MTSU celebrate its Centennial year during a special visit on Wednesday, Feb. 8, as part of the University’s renowned Windham Lecture Series.
Justice O’Connor will present her free public lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building.
Saturday February 11th will see the first collaborative effort between MTSU and A.I.C.E. The MTSU music department will host the 1st annual music, dance, song and Gaelic Language workshop event. Classess kickoff at 10am with introductions and orientation at 9am.
This is an opportunity for family fun not to be missed. On Saturday January 28, 2012 the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present the Richard Siegel Foundation /MSO Music Excellence Awards to public school students in the 6thto 12thgrades who have been nominated by their schools for their outstanding musical excellence as well as citizenship. A family concert follows the award presentation. The event will take place at the First United Methodist Church , 256 West Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro.
Chamber Music at Holy Trinity – Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3:00 p.m.: Church of the Holy Trinity, 615 Sixth Ave. South, Nashville – Music by J.S. Bach, Handel, Leclair and Marini set in the lovely acoustics and beautiful Gothic architecture of an historic church, built in 1852.
DATE and TIME: Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Church of the Holy Trinity, 615 Sixth Ave. South, Nashville 37203
Murfreesboro, TN – A few years ago the movie "The Golden Compass" was going to lead to the end of religion as we know it. And then "The daVinci Code" was going to destroy the Catholic Church. And of course Harry Potter was going to do all of this and more as it allegedly lead us down all sorts of paths of destruction.