Arts & Culture

9:58am

Tue June 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Annual Smyrna Airport Air Show has $1.1 Million Economic Impact

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SMYRNA, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The 44th annual Great Tennessee Air show is scheduled for this weekend at the Smyrna Airport with the Navy Blue Angels headlining.

The two day show begins Saturday with the Smyrna Airport gates opening to spectators at 8 a.m. and the first flights beginning at noon.

Airport Executive Director John Black says static display will include military aircraft, experimental aircraft, and a special section for the kids.

Black says the air show includes some of the best pilots in the country.

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10:14am

Fri June 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Fulbright Recipients to Perform Research in Brazil in 2015

Brazil will serve as the backdrop and host country for Jennifer Elizabeth Benetti-Longhini and Kevin McDaniel, MTSU’s newest Fulbright fellowship award recipients.

The two graduate students, along with the Undergraduate Fellowships Office in the Honors College, learned in April that Brazilian officials selected them for Fulbright U.S. Student Program research.

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10:00am

Fri June 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

Juilliard String Quartet at 70

Juilliard String Quartet

As we follow the Juilliard String Quartet into a summer at Ravinia and Caramoor, and then a 2014/2015 season with tours in Europe, Asia and major chamber

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2:37pm

Thu June 5, 2014
Arts & Culture

Alexander Joins MTSU in Welcoming Governor’s School Arts Students in 30th Year

— For almost three decades, the Governor's School for the Arts has nurtured the “creative spark” of young Tennesseans with a love for music, theatre, visual arts, dance and filmmaking. 

As the program kicked off its 30th anniversary this week at MTSU, the man who founded the statewide summer programs for gifted high schoolers said his goal remains the same for each participant: "aim for the top."

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11:12am

Wed June 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

Violinist Bumped From Flight When Airline Prohibits Him From Carrying on His Violin

  

It's a good thing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart doesn't have an Internet connection. If he could see what happened to Time for Three violinist - Zachary De Pue this week, he might turn over in his grave.  A flight attendant on his US Airways flight to Fayetteville, Arkansas, wouldn't let De Pue take the precious violin on board with him. He insisted he turn the sensitive instrument in as checked baggage. Concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, De Pue, didn't make the flight.  

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