The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Nashville Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season (Nashville Public Radio)
The Nashville Symphony’s next season offers quite a bit of familiar music — like Beethoven’s Fifth, Verdi’s Requiem, Stravinksy’s Firebird and Also Sprach Tharathustra. Those warhorses are balanced out by new music from contemporary composers, including one world premiere.
Beard on Books | February 2017 Nashville Literary Happenings (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Jamie Quatro and George Saunders are among the many authors visiting Nashville in February. Plus, there are plenty of poetry readings and literary events!
Crawl Space: There’s Lots to Love at February’s First Saturday Events (Nashville Scene)
This weekend’s First Saturday art events read like a valentine to interior doorways, liminal dream states and black history.
Garth Brooks to play Randy Travis tribute show (The Tennessean)
Garth Brooks just jumped at the front of the lineup for the all-star Randy Travis tribute concert Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena.
Creatives’ Day launches many prospects for Nashville artist (Nashville Pride)
The Housing Fund was the topic for the January Creatives’ Day forum, and each panelists delivered impacting and highly informative messages based on their specific expertise.
HATCH-ed: Hatch Show Print’s Iconic Impression upon Four Artists (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Spanning a historic tradition of mentor and artist, HATCH-ed is an exhibition of printmaking curated by Jason Brown for the Belcourt Theatre, featuring master printmaker Jim Sherraden alongside three Hatch Show Print alumni, Julie Sola of Fat Crow Press, Mary Sullivan of Crowing Hens Bindery, and Bryce McCloud of Isle of Printing.
‘9 to 5 Change It!’ Awards Presented During Run of CFTA Musical (Broadway World)
Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts presents Dolly Parton’s hit Broadway musical – 9 to 5, The Musical – running February 10-26, during which they will recognize local women who have made a difference in the workforce with the presentation of “9 to 5 Change It!” Awards.
Worthington Galleries opens second location (The Tennessean)
Worthington Galleries has announced the opening of its second location in downtown Nashville’s historic Arcade.
Caravaggio ’n’ Me (Nashville Arts Magazine)
On February 6, Bill Gubbins’s first Nashville solo photography exhibit will open at Fido.