Arts & Culture

8:58am

Fri February 24, 2012
Arts & Culture

Fantasy of China Concert Tonight on the MTSU Campus

"Fantasy of China" is a  concert of songs, dances, instruments, calligraphy, T’ai Chi, Martial Arts, and Chinese Operas that will take place on Friday, February 24th at 7:30 pm in the Hinton Music Hall of th Wright Music building on the MTSU campus.  the performers include students and faculty from MTSU, faculty from Vanderbilt University, dancers from the Nashville Dance Troupe, students from the Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra and students from Homer Pittard Campus School.  This event is free and open to the public.

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8:17am

Thu February 23, 2012
Arts & Culture

Thomas Nicholas Comes to MTSU February 28th

Thomas Nicholas, star of the upcoming film “American Reunion,” is bringing “The American Reunion Tour” to the Tennessee Room inside MTSU’s James Union Building on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

The 7 p.m. performance, organized by MTSU Student Programming, is free and open to the public.

Nicholas is best known for his role as Kevin Myers in the original “American Pie” teen-film trilogy and its first two sequels. He’s also had roles in “Rookie of the Year” and “A Kid in King Arthur’s Court.”

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4:25pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Arts & Culture

Poet Laureate Marvin Bell to Present Reading at MTSU

Marvin Bell To Visit MTSU

Marvin Bell, Iowa’s first poet laureate and the author of more than 16 volumes of poetry, will make a special visit to MTSU for a poetry reading on Monday, Feb. 20.

The free public event is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. in Cantrell Hall inside the University’s Tom Jackson Building.

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8:22am

Fri February 17, 2012
Arts & Culture

MTSU and the Confucius Institute to Present Two Chinese New Year Performances

The Confucius Institute at MTSU will sponsor two Chinese New Year performances by entertainers from China’s Hubei University to celebrate the “Year of the Dragon” on Monday, Feb. 20, in Murfreesboro.

At 12:00 p.m., the Hubei University Dragon Dance Troupe will perform in the quadrangle in front of MTSU’s James E. Walker Library. In the dance, people carry the dragon costume around on poles, emulating the creature’s undulating movements to symbolize power and dignity.

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8:11am

Tue February 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

We Are as Grand as We Want to Be: African-American Mutual Aid Groups in Murfreesboro

Three agencies are teaming up to celebrate “Our People” Month during the City of Murfreesboro’s bicentennial year with a special community-heritage lecture, “We Are as Grand as We Want to Be: African-American Mutual Aid Groups in Murfreesboro,” on Thursday, Feb. 16.

The free public lecture will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center, located at 415 S. Academy St. in Murfreesboro two blocks north of Broad Street.

It’s sponsored by The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County and the Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center.  

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