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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 celebrate those women in our families and community who are experiencing their own recovery one day at a time. 

This year’s keynote speakers, Kristina Wandzilak and Constance Curry, co-authored the ...more


How Europe Went to War in 1914: The Origins Debate Revisited

Presented by Vanderbilt University at Vanderbilt University - Wilson Hall, Nashville

April 8, 2015

The author of a popular history of the causes of World War I will speak at Vanderbilt University April 8, delivering the Department of History’s annual Byrn Lecture.

Christopher...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

Book Signing with Bestselling Author Steve Berry

Presented by Nashville Public Library Foundation at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

April 22, 2015

International and New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry is on tour for his new book THE PATRIOT THREAT and will appear at Nashville Public Library Foundation for a discussion and book...more

Poet’s Corner Featuring James C. Collins

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville

April 23, 2015

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


Sunday Puppet Shows at The Parthenon

Presented by Conservancy for The Parthenon and Centennial Park at The Parthenon, Nashville

March 7 - April 25, 2015

Philosophy for children? Philosophy in a puppet show? Really? Yes, really. Join us at the Parthenon, Sundays at 2:00pm, for a 15 minute interactive performance of the "Allegory of the...more

Workshop - Ekphrasis: Conversations in Art and Poetry

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

May 2, 2015

In this workshop, local writer and teacher Kyle Martindale will guide participants through conversations between visual artwork and poetry, examining the tradition of ekphrasis as an empowering...more

Walker Percy: Faith, Philosophy and Fiction (A Visual and Textual Exhibit)

Presented by Aquinas College at Aquinas College Nashville, Nashville

March 19 - May 10, 2015

The Center for Faith & Culture at Aquinas College is currently hosting a visual literary exegesis on the life and work of author Walker Percy. The work, entitled...more

Shakespeare in the Galleries

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

May 21, 2015

“Shakespeare in the Galleries,” the result of a new partnership between the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, presents a unique performance...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

Literary Award Gala

Presented by Nashville Public Library Foundation and Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

November 14, 2015

The Nashville Public Library Literary Award was established in 2004 to recognize distinguished authors and other individuals for their contributions to the world of books and reading....more

Franklin on Foot "The Widow of the South" Tour

Presented by Franklin on Foot at Franklin on Foot, Franklin

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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