Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Neil Diamond and Carole King are only a few of the creative masters to be discussed by three MTSU professors in conjunction with an exhibit at Murfreesboro’s Linebaugh Public Library.
“A Fine Romance,” a tribute to Jewish composers and their contributions to American music, is slated for viewing March 9-April 20 at Linebaugh, which is located at 105 W. Vine St.
The nationally touring display tells the history of Jewish songwriters from 1910 to 1965 with images from Broadway musicals, classic films, posters and personal collections.
Visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Thurya Abdulla says spending the past six months at MTSU and Murfreesboro has been a “great opportunity.”
Abdulla, who received her doctorate in mathematics from Imperial College at the University of London and teaches at the University of Bahrain, has utilized her Fulbright opportunity with the MTSU Department ofMathematical Sciences.
"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.
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.”