The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
‘Music City,’ Nashville’s version of ‘The Hills,’ premiering March 2018 (The Tennessean)
We’re now three months away from the start of “Music City,” the TV “docu-series” that looks to be Nashville’s answer to “The Hills.” Cable network CMT has announced “Music City” will premiere. March 1, 2018
Nashvillians of the Year: The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (Nashville Scene)
The Community Foundation is the nonprofit behind your favorite nonprofit.
Beard on Books | December 2017 Nashville Literary Happenings (NowPlayingNashville)
Each month, East Side Story proprietor Chuck Beard offers a survey of Nashville literary events he’s looking forward to, including literary holiday parties, numerous open mic poetry nights, and East Side Storytellin.’
World Cafe Nashville: Emily West (NPR Music)
Emily West is one of those rare talents who leaves new fans wondering: Where have you been all my life? Her voice has the raw power and gem-like beauty of an old-fashioned pop star; indeed, she won second place on television’s “America’s Got Talent” in 2014.
Former Titans, Vanderbilt greats set for inaugural ‘The Sports Fund Lecture Series’ (Nashville Pride)
A trio of former Nashville sports greats will be the guest speakers as part of the inaugural ‘The Sports Fund Lecture Series’ event.
Nashville artist Megan Lightell paints protected Tennessee lands (The Tennessean)
The landscape paintings of Nashville artist Megan Lightell seem to whisper. Imparting a singular intimacy and stillness, her soft, open canvases urge you to come closer, to look and listen intently, just as you would for someone you hold dear.
Nashville Shakes Offers New Year’s Eve ‘Sneak Peek’ at 2018’s ‘Hamlet’ (Broadway World Nashville)
Nashville Shakespeare Festival invites lovers of theater and The Bard to herald the arrival of 2018 — and to celebrate the company’s 30th Anniversary Season — with a sneak peek of the upcoming production of “Hamlet” during their fifth annual Winter Shakespeare Open House at Belmont University’s Troutt Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 31, from 1-4 p.m.
Vanderbilt’s Nobel Laureates: A Visual Tribute to Discovery and Innovation at Vanderbilt University’s Wond’ry (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Robert Lavieri creates prints on canvas based on molecular forms. In his process — a combination of digital photography, graphic design, freehand drawing, and digital art — the foundations of his images begin as structures rendered from raw data of biological molecules via various computer-software programs.
Sebastian Elliott to debut his 2018 Progressive Art Tour (The Tennessee Tribune)
Sebastian Elliott is an artist in the truest sense of the word. His exceptional artistic capabilities continue to amaze international audiences, and his exhibitions have garnered acclaim across national borders.