BWW Review: Tennessee Women’s Theater Project’s Stunning Revival of SISTAS THE MUSICAL (Broadway World Nashville)
Directed with grace and wit by Tennessee Women’s Theater Project founder Maryanna Clarke, Sistas the Musical is now onstage through May 19 at The Z. Alexander Looby Theatre, located conveniently just off Rosa Parks Boulevard in north Nashville, a historically black enclave that has been central to the civil rights struggles of the citizens of Tennessee’s capital city.
Beard on Books | May 2019 Literary Edition (NowPlayingNashville)
Each month, East Side Story proprietor Chuck Beard offers up a survey of Nashville literary events he’s looking forward to including literary events, numerous open Mic poetry nights, East Side Storytellin’ and more.
10 Things to Know About Tennessee Renaissance Festival (Williamson Source)
This year is the 34th anniversary of the Tennessee Renaissance Festival. Over those years, a lot has happened in and around Castle Gwynn, where the event occurs. What began with a few thousand attendees, now welcomes tens of thousands.
Amazon surprises Warner Arts Magnet School with $10,000 in school supplies (News Channel 4)
“These supplies will ensure that students have the resources to create, invent, learn and imagine to their fullest potential, and teachers can lesson plan for the upcoming school year knowing they have what they need,” a spokeperson for Amazon’s public relations team said.
10 Over 10: Spots That Have Served Nashville Well for a Decade or Longer (Nashville Scene)
From Park Cafe to Samurai Sushi and everything in between, here’s a look at some Old Nashville faves that are still top-notch.
Music Review: Michael W. Smith, “Wonder” (94 FM The Fish)
With a 27-year musical career, a discography with 21 titles in it, an endless list of awards and honors, an impressive number of appearances on TV and cable programs; where does someone like Michael W. Smith go from here? What can he possibly communicate musically that he has not already said?
Zac Brown, Lambert and Morris lead CMT Music Awards noms (13 WTHR)
It’s a wide-open field for this year’s CMT Music Awards as four artists have a leading three nominations each: Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Zac Brown Band.
Tennessee Triennial to Launch in 2021, Spanning Four Cities (Art News)
It’s become almost customary for American cities to establish biennial-style exhibitions, with Cleveland, Honolulu, Kansas City, and St. Louis setting up shows of the sort in recent years. The latest U.S. locale to announce plans for a biennial-style show is not a city, but a state. On February 5, 2021, Tennessee will launch a triennial.