Centennial Park Conservancy Press Release
What Good Are Galleries? How Nashville art galleries are adjusting during the pandemic (Nashville Scene)
In a video from the virtual exhibit Heed, presented by David Lusk Gallery, Rob Matthews says that one of his rules for making art is this: Only make art about things that are more important than art. The distance between art and everything that’s more important than it has grown exponentially since early March, when a tornado devastated neighborhoods throughout Nashville just days before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down.
Music in Centennial Park Exhibit Now Open (NowPlayingNashville)
The Parthenon, in partnership with Centennial Park Conservancy, will present a new exhibition, Music in the Park: Songs and Stories from Centennial Park 1896 – 2020. The exhibit, which will take place in the Parthenon’s East Gallery from August 7, 2020 through December 6, 2020, will celebrate Centennial Park’s historic association with song.
Big Ten conference may potentially cancel football season (WKRN)
The Big Ten conference reportedly may cancel their upcoming football season making them the first power five conference to make that decision.
Clay Walker signs with Toby Keith’s Show Dog Nashville label (The Oklahoman)
The native Texan with four platinum albums and a dozen No. 1 hits to his name joins the label helmed by multi-platinum recording artist, Songwriters Hall of Famer and Oklahoma entertainer Toby Keith, according to a news release.
Chef Levon Wallace Starts Up New Pretzel Venture (Nashville Scene)
Fatbelly Pretzel may just be the comfort food you’re needing.
Tennessee Senate passes resolution honoring life of music legend Charlie Daniels (WZTV)
The resolution states “that we celebrate the life of Charlie Daniels, even as we mourn his passing, and reflect fondly upon his impeccable character and indelible legacy as one of the greatest and most enduring country music artists of his generation.”
Big Joe checks-in with landscaping company that hires music industry pros (News 4 Nashville)
Backstage Backyards is a landscaping company that was hiring those in the music business who had been laid off because of COVID-19.
Lindsay Ell confronts her trauma on vulnerable new album (The McDowell News)
Country singer Lindsay Ell lived alone with guilt and shame for years, but it took seeing herself in the story of another young girl to realize that she didn’t have to be defined by her trauma.
Music City Baseball wants you to help our furry friends! (WKRN)
Music City Baseball, the group hoping to bring the MLB to the Volunteer State, is teaming up with legendary MLB manager, Tony La Russa, in an effort to give back to our furry friends, and brave American heroes!