Arts & Culture

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) today announced the Screenwriting Competition finalists for the 46th Nashville Film Festival, April 16 – 25th at Regal Green Hills Cinema.
“The finalists for this year’s Screenwriting Competition represent the best in undiscovered writing talent,” said Ted Crockett, NaFF Executive Director. “They presented everything from hilarious comedies to terrifying horror films, and we are thrilled to be a venue to jumpstart their careers.”

Colorado sculptor Sean O’Meallie, whose colorful, complex works reflect his tenure as an internationally recognized toy inventor, will share his creative process with a special free exhibit, demonstration and lecture at MTSU beginning Tuesday, March 17.

O'Meallie's work was most recently on display in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery as the President's Award winner of 2011's “12” X 12”: A National Juried Exhibition of Small Scale Works of Art.”

Registration remains open for the first of two MTSU Spring Preview Days as MTSU admissions, enrollment and academic officials prepare for what will be one of the university’s largest preview days.

More than 1,000 people have preregistered and are expected to attend the 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Spring Preview Day.

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announce that the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, NEWSIES, will make its Nashville debut with a limited one-week engagement at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, May 26-31.

WMOT is helping to celebrate the 40 Anniversary of the founding of VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, which was founded by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.