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The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Lightning 100’s Live On the Green Announces 2017 Lineup (NowPlayingNashville.com)
The FREE annual festival will host more than 30 artists across two stages including Sheryl Crow, Spoon, Future Islands, Portugal. The Man, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, and more.
Nashville Pride 2017 Entertainment Preview (Out and About Nashville)
Nashville Pride’s two-day 2017 lineup includes music from every genre, from country to hip-hop, and features both established artists like Ty Herndon and CeCe Peniston and emerging talents like Ezra Furman and Julien Baker.
Arts & Business Council selects new director (Nashville Business Journal)
Jill McMillan of Boston will take the reins of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville starting next Wednesday.
‘Dressing Downton’ Ushers in a Rebirth of the Restored Cheekwood Mansion (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Dressing Downton, in its second-to-last stop on tour, celebrates the costumes and jewelry of the popular show, Downton Abbey. It is the first exhibit in the newly restored Cheek Mansion at Cheekwood.
Nashville To Host Nation’s Largest Fireworks Show For 3rd Year (News Channel 5)
Music City has been set to host the largest fireworks show in the country for the third year.
Nashville’s Ann Patchett Talks About Her Bestselling Novel Commonwealth (Nashville Scene)
The acclaimed author and co-owner of Parnassus Books on her latest novel, now out in paperback
Nashville Ballet’s Paul Vasterling Selected for The Center for Ballet and the Arts 2017-2018 Fellows Program (Broadway World)
Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling has been selected as one of the Fellows in residence for the 2017-2018 academic year at The Center for Ballet and the Arts (CBA) at New York University, the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet.
Nashville Library System to Get Rid of Overdue Fines (U.S. News and World Report)
Nashville’s library system is ditching fines for overdue books, movies and music and forgiving what patrons currently owe. Nashville Public Library announced Thursday that the change will take effect July 5.
Music contest for military will land 5 finalists on Music Row (The Tennessean)
If you make music and have a connection to the military, there’s a chance you could be part of a national contest that will put you on a festival stage this summer and on Music Row to shoot a video.
Pattern Recognition: Art and Music Videos in Middle Tennessee (Nashville Arts Magazine)
In 1940, art critic Clement Greenberg made a bold statement hinged upon art’s route to abstraction: “… abstract art like every other cultural phenomenon reflects the social and other circumstances of the age in which its creators live.”
Something Rotten! at TPAC (Nashville Pride)
The completely original new musical “Something Rotten!,” makes its Music City debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall Tuesday, June 27 – Sunday, July 2, 2017. From the director of “Aladdin” and co-director of “The Book of Mormon” and the producer of “Rent,” “Avenue Q” and “In the Heights” comes this sparkling new comedy.