"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.”
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.
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.