Arts & Culture

9:32am

Thu May 31, 2012
Arts & Culture

Governor’s School for the Arts Slated June 3-29 at MTSU

Nearly 250 rising high-school juniors and seniors from across Tennessee will be attending the 2012 Governor’s School for the Arts June 3 until June 29 at Middle Tennessee State University.

Program concentrations will include dance, music, visual arts, filmmaking and theatre. Participants will be arriving Sunday morning, June 3, registering and checking into campus dormitories.

One of the featured highlights will be a Tuesday, June 5, 7 p.m. performance by internationally acclaimed ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro. The public is invited and tickets are $30.

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12:49pm

Wed May 23, 2012
Arts & Culture

Tough Topics for Tiny Tots Mark Palmore's Children's Tales

One of Elaine Palmore's Brand New Children's Books

Elaine Mitchell Palmore, director of MTSU’s Child Development Center, will sign copies of her children’s books, “The Dragon Who Lives at Our House” and “Big Changes in the Crow Family,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Barnes and Noble, 2615 Medical Center Pkwy. in Murfreesboro.

Published by Fresh Fables and illustrated by Norris Hall, Palmore’s tales explain difficult adult situations in an entertaining, age-appropriate way. “Dragon” was a finalist in the Health: Addiction and Recovery category of the Best Books 2011 Awards sponsored by USA Book News.

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8:29am

Mon May 7, 2012
Arts & Culture

Children’s Ballet Introduces Music, Dance, Audience Participation

Nashville Ballet to Present the Family Ballet The PrinFrogcess and the

Nashville Ballet showcases portions of the ballet The Sleeping Beauty and the popular children’s book Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan in its performance of Princesses and Frogs for children and families May 12-20, at The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet.

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8:11am

Mon May 7, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill to Debut at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre

"The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill," the latest independent film from Dr. Bob Pondillo and a crew of MTSU students and alumni, will have a red-carpet premiere at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre.

The 23-minute film, which has been two years in the making, won the “Best Achievement-Short Screenplay” award at the 2010 SoCal Film Festival in Huntington Beach, Cal.

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8:05am

Wed April 25, 2012
Arts & Culture

Second Annual Taste of Haiti

Tennessee Haitian Voice welcomes the 2nd Annual Taste of Haiti.  On April 28th at 6:30 PM at Holy Name Parish Center Nashvillians can share in a special evening of Haiti’s rich and vibrant culture, traditional cuisine, dance, art, entertainment, and history. 

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