The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
8 Nashville Fashion Week events not to miss (The Tennessean)
Happening April 4-8 are fashion events all over the city. Special shopping opportunities, designer trunk shows, workshops, parties, and of course, the runway shows, are all opportunities to celebrate and experience what’s happening locally and beyond in the fashion industry.
Beard on Books | April 2017 Nashville Literary Happenings (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Each month, East Side Story proprietor Chuck Beard offers up a survey of Nashville literary events he’s looking forward to, including A Nashville Micro Poetry Festival, East Side Storytellin’, Salon@615 and more.
Nashville Opera’s Sizzling New Production (Nashville Arts Magazine)
On April 6 and 8 the Nashville Opera will close its 2016–17 season with a production of Georges Bizet’s masterpiece, Carmen.
Crawl Space: April 2017 (Nashville Scene)
We spring into a new art season with April’s First Saturday
Carrie Underwood leaves Sony Music Nashville (The Tennessean)
Carrie Underwood left her longtime label home of Sony Music Nashville and signed with Capitol Records Nashville, part of Universal Music Group Nashville, UMG announced Tuesday morning.
A billionaire and a music star: Nashville’s newest Walk of Fame inductees (Nashville Business Journal)
Well-known billionaire philanthropist and Nashville power player Martha Ingram will soon join the likes of Johnny Cash, Jack White, Loretta Lynn and other musical stars recognized along the Music City Walk of Fame in downtown Nashville.
Nashville Rep’s A Raisin in the Sun Is Impassioned and Nuanced (Nashville Scene)
The Rep’s adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry classic is now onstage at TPAC
Ticket scalping ban proposed for Nashville venues (The Tennessean)
Scalping tickets on the sidewalks around Nashville’s downtown music venues would be banned under recently filed Metro Council legislation.
Downton Abbey costume exhibition to open at Cheekwood (Nashville Pride)
Cheekwood will host Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times June 17 through Sept. 10. The blockbuster exhibition, showcasing 36 period costumes from Downton Abbey, opens to the public on the same day as the debut of the newly refurnished Cheek Mansion.