BWW Review: Cumberland County Playhouse’s YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is a Monster Hit With Hancock at the Helm (Broadway World Nashville)
Who’d have ever thought a seven-foot-tall, dark, handsome and green chap – crafted from the bits and pieces of various fellows gone home to meet their maker, as it were – could prove to be so likable, charming and, we daresay, sexy?
Top Picks for the 2019 Southern Festival of Books (Author Link Writers & Readers Magazine)
The Southern Festival of Books presented by Humanities Tennessee is set to return for its 31st annual event this weekend, October 11-13, 2019. More than 200 authors and laureates will join 25,000 bibliophiles on War Memorial Plaza and the downtown library for three days of free programming that includes panel discussions, book signings, live music, and children’s activities.
Nashville film festival turns 50, gets bigger footprint (Myrtle Beach Online)
The Nashville Film Festival turns 50 this year with a new director who is expanding its footprint.
Lester Lynch stars in Nashville Opera’s Madame Butterfly Oct. 10 and 12 at TPAC (Pride Publishing Group)
Nashville Opera’s 2019-20 season opens in October with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, the story of Japanese geisha Cio-Cio-San, who abandons her faith and her family for the dashing American sailor, Lieutenant Pinkerton. For more than a century, audiences have been thrilled by Giacomo Puccini’s haunting, poignant music and touched by the lovely Butterfly, who sacrifices everything for love.
Performing arts class for adults with disabilities opens doors in rural community (NewsChannel5)
Finding extracurricular activities for adults with disabilities is especially challenging in rural communities. “Out here in the country, there is not a lot of programs for our folks to participate in, ” said Julie Ferrell of Dickson. Fortunately, last year, Ferrell learned about Indicator Art from the Tennessee Disability Council.
A Bass-Playing Road Warrior and His Wife Set Down Roots at Wine Down (Nashville Scene)
The wine bar and venue is now open in Donelson.
CMT AOTY: The Long, Long List of Performers and Presenters (CMT.com)
The plans for the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year ceremony are starting to get really real. As in, the star-studded line-up announced on Thursday (Oct. 10) makes this show a must-see event when it airs live from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on October 16 at 8pm ET/PT.
TN Master Artist Apprentice Program on Exhibit (Tennessee Arts Commission)
The Master Artist Apprentice Program (MAAP) is a cooperative partnership between the Tennessee Arts Commission and Tennessee Craft.
Works by acclaimed artist featured at Discovery Park (The Paducah Sun)
Discovery Park of America will be featuring the work of internationally-acclaimed pop artist Red Grooms in its “Artist Showcase” gallery, starting Oct. 18 through April 30, 2020.