Arts & Culture

9:49am

Wed January 7, 2015
Arts & Culture

Anniversary: The War of 1812 and Tennessee's Andrew Jackson

Credit The Hermitage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  It was during this week in 1812 that one of Tennessee’s most famous sons led American troops against the British in the Battle of New Orleans.

Most Tennesseans recognize Andrew Jackson as one of the nation’s early presidents, but a visit to Jackson’s mid-state home, The Hermitage, suggests most are not aware of Jackson’s role in this pivotal battle.

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10:57am

Tue December 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

Loretta Lynn continues to inspire fans with slice-of-life lyrics

Credit lorettalynn.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (FOLLETT)  --  Country Music icon Loretta Lynn was one of the first female artists to talk openly about birth control and female empowerment. And while this coal miner’s daughter was born during the great depression, she continues to inspire fans.

Lynn gave a concert at the historic Ryman auditorium in early October, 2014. She welcomed the boisterous audience with the story of the first time she appeared on the Ryman stage. 

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10:17am

Wed December 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

House concerts gain popularity in Middle Tennessee homes

Artist Annalise Emerick prepares to play a house concert in Brentwodd, TN, in early December, 2014.
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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Attending a live musical performance with thousands of other fans in a large concert hall, arena or even an outdoor stadium is an amazing experience.

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9:37am

Wed December 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Six Metro Schools Added For TPAC'S Disney Musicals in Schools Program

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Performing Arts Center has announced that six more Metro Nashville Public Schools have been selected to participate in Disney Musicals in Schools, an extracurricular program that complements classroom learning goals. The additional schools are Andrew Jackson, Gower, Hickman, and Old Center Elementary Schools; and William Henry Oliver and Wright Middle Schools.

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8:20am

Fri December 5, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Students’ Artwork Featured in New Exhibit at County Art Gallery through Jan. 2

Art on display created by Kandace Lovett

Work by MTSU art students is part of a new “”Fall/Winter Exhibition” open weekdays through Friday, Jan. 2, at the Murfree Art Gallery, located in the Rutherford County Office Building just off the Murfreesboro Public Square.

The MTSU Department of Art is continuing its community collaboration with the Murfree Gallery, which opened last year in the lobby and antechamber of the property assessor’s office on the second floor of the County Office Building, 319 N. Maple St.

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