Title searchers, taxpayers and other visitors can enjoy works of community art while they rifle through paperwork and wait their turn for service at the Rutherford County Property Assessor’s Office, thanks to a unique partnership between the county office and the MTSU Department of Art.
The new Murfree Gallery, named for the family of Revolutionary War hero Col. Hardy Murfree for whom the city of Murfreesboro was renamed in 1811, will formally open Friday, Nov. 22, with a special reception and art exhibit in the downtown Rutherford County Office Building, 319 N. Maple St.
The MTSU Dance Theatre is celebrating 10 years of dancing at MTSU and around the world with a special Fall Dance Concert Nov. 21-23 featuring a selection from the Dance Theatre of Tennessee and an "eclectic array of work" from campus choreographers.
“We are thrilled to foster this new partnership with DTT (the Dance Theatre of Tennessee) as they perform ‘The Waltz of the Flowers’ from Act II of the holiday favorite ‘The Nutcracker’ on opening night,” said Professor Marsha Barsky, director of the MTSU Dance Program.
MTSU's "Little Friends Helping Big Friends" food drive may need a little help hauling the ton of nonperishable food they want to deliver next Friday, Nov. 22, for the university's Student Food Pantry.
The children of Project Help, MTSU's early-intervention preschool, are teaming up with supporters all over campus and Rutherford County, along with Jones Therapy Service, to keep the food pantry's shelves stocked with supplies for hungry students.
You can learn more about a new limited-edition book, "Plowshares and Swords: Tennessee Farm Families Tell Civil War Stories," published by MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation, direct from one of the authors.