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That Time of the Month | Behind Closed Doors

Presented by That Time of the Month at Tin Cup Coffee, Nashville

March 4, 2015

That Time of the Month PRESENTS "Behind Closed Doors" with stories by:

KAREN ELLEY
NANCY FLOYD
MELANIE VARE
BARRY MCALISTER
WILLIAM DRESCHER
PATSY & HERMAN LAWSON

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Poetry Out Loud Tennessee State Competition

Presented by Tennessee Arts Commission at Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

March 14, 2015

Come out and watch as qualifying students across the state of Tennessee compete for the honor of going to the Poetry Out Loud National Competition in Washington, DC. The event will be mceed by...more

Poetry in the Brew | Windows at the Brew: One Night Only

Presented by Poetry in the Brew at Portland Brew (East), Nashville

March 14, 2015

Special event Open Mic Poetry Reading for our 2nd Saturday this month.

From 1983 – 1993, on the first Thursday of each month, Charlie Fenton’s eclectic “Windows on...more

Artful Tales: “I’ll Be Free”

Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

March 15, 2015

Artful Tales is a FREE family program geared toward everyone ages three and up! Listen and play along as an art-related story comes to life. Then, head upstairs to the art studios and make an...more

East Side Storytellin' with Michale "Supe" Granda and Joseph LeMay

Presented by East Side Story and Unbound Arts at Riverwood Mansion, Nashville

March 17, 2015

East Side Storytellin’ is a bi-monthly live event, recorded and editted into an hour long podcast, presented by local bookseller, East Side Story located at 5...more

Education & Arts Series with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

Presented by St. Timothy Lutheran Church at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Hendersonville

March 22, 2015

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine will be the featured speaker at St. Timothy Lutheran Church for the second event in the 2014-15 Education & Arts Series on Sunday, March 22 at 4:00...more

Poet’s Corner featuring Irène Mathieu

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville

March 26, 2015

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a free monthly reading by a featured local poet at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Poet’s Corner: Irène Mathieu.

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Poetry Hosted by Ciona Rouse

Presented by Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, Nashville

March 27, 2015

Host Ciona Rouse (The Crazy Thing) celebrates a month of poet-mentors. The featured poets have mentored and learned from one another. The featured pairs are Bill...more

A Brave & Startling Truth

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville

March 28, 2015

Poet and artist, Stephanie Pruitt, takes participants through close readings of several Angelou poems and leads a creative writing workshop featuring Angelou-inspired writing prompts and feedback...more

Reaching New Heights, Women's Luncheon for Cumberland Heights

Presented by Cumberland Heights at Hillwood Country Club, Nashville

April 1, 2015

The mission of Reaching New Heights, Women’s Luncheon for Cumberland Heights is to highlight the women’s programs at Cumberland Heights, raise funds to help women in treatment and...more

Exploring Race and Identity in a Multiracial America with Japanese-American Poet David Mura

Presented by Global Education Center at Global Education Center, Nashville

April 3 - April 4, 2015

Third generation Japanese American poet David Mura will read from his writings on race and identity in a multiracial America, combining poetry, performance and personal stories on Friday evening,...more

Delta Jewels: Lecture & Book Signing with Alysia Burton Steele

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville

April 10, 2015

Join us for an inspiring lecture and book signing with Alysia Burton Steele, author of Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom. This event is part of our Phenomenal Woman series,...more

AUTHENTIC STORYTELLING

Presented by Authentic Coffee Company at Authentic Coffee Company, Millersville

April 14, 2015

 

Come out and celebrate the spoken work at the Authentic Coffee Company. Authentic Storytelling is the 2nd Tuesday of each month. It is an evening of true tales and great coffee....more

Lipscomb Lifelong Learning: As the Page Turns Book Club WOW (Women Only Welcome)

Presented by Lipscomb University at Lipscomb University, Nashville

September 19, 2014 - April 17, 2015

Instructor: Kay Wyatt, retired Lipscomb Academy English professor

Note: This is a year-long class meeting six times.

This women’s book club returns with the first discussion...more

Lifelong Learning Spring Session 1: Friday Class

Presented by Lipscomb University

February 20 - April 17, 2015

"As the Page Turns" Book Club
WOW (Women Only Welcome)
Fridays, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17
Instructor: Kay Wyatt, retired Lipscomb Academy English...more

The Secondary Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling: Imagination and Reality

Presented by Belmont University at Belmont University - Neely Hall, Nashville

April 21, 2015

Colin Duriez is a British scholar whose books include "Tolkien and the Lord of the Rings;" "J.R.R. Tolkien: the Making of a Legend;" "C.S. Lewis: The Gift of...more

The Great Eastern: Storytelling in the Heart of East Nashville

Presented by The Great Eastern

May 6, 2014 - May 5, 2015

The Great Eastern is a monthly storytelling show that takes place on the first Wednesday of the month at Cult Fiction Underground in East Nashville. Each month we have a theme, 4-5 booked...more

UtopYA

Presented by Millennium Maxwell House Hotel at Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville

June 18 - June 21, 2015

An uplifting, collaborative and educational conference for writers, those who want to be writers, and those who want to support writers, whether fans or service providers.

utopYA is a...more

4th Annual Storytelling Festival

Presented by Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma at Standing Stone State Park, Hilham

September 26, 2015

Join in the fun at the 4th Annual Storytelling Festival at Standing Stone State Park on Saturday, September 26 from 10 am to 3 pm. Hear storytellers weave their magic of the spoken word...more

27th annual Southern Festival of Books

Presented by Humanities Tennessee at War Memorial Plaza and Nashville Public Library, Nashville

October 9 - October 11, 2015

A local treasure and a fixture of fall in the South; a star-studded literary lineup; a must-attend for millennials; a time-honored family tradition: the Southern Festival of Books will return to...more

Franklin on Foot "The Widow of the South" Tour

Presented by Franklin on Foot at Franklin on Foot, Franklin

August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

The Widow of the South, written by long-time Franklin resident and Historic Carnton Plantation Association board member Robert Hicks, centers on the life of Carrie McGavock, the mistress of...more

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