The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Special effects artists from Syfy’s ‘Face Off’ return to TPAC for makeup workshop March 4 (The Tennessee Tribune)
Hosted by artist Rick Prince, workshop features demonstrations by Rashaad Santiago, Chloe Sens, and Tate Steinsiek
Witness Walls To Honor Nashville Civil Rights Veterans (News Channel 5)
A public art display created by Metro Arts to honor veterans of the Nashville Civil Rights Movement called “Witness Walls” is scheduled to be dedicated in April, and on Thursday, News Channel 5 was given an exclusive first look of the walls and the progress being made.
10 Years of Jeffrey Steele & Friends (NowPlayingNashville.com)
This intimate evening of music benefits the Alex Le’Vasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, created in honor of Steele’s 13-year-old son, Alex, after Alex’s tragic death in 2007. We talk with Casey Le’Vasseur, Steele’s daughter, and Alex’s sister, about the concert’s origin and evolution.
Acclaimed FISK JUBILEE SINGERS To Headline Ryman 125th Anniversary Concert (Broadway World)
The world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers – who are among the trailblazing artists who have helped Nashville to assume the moniker of “Music City USA” – will perform at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Sunday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in a concert celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Ryman, which over the course of its history has become known as “the mother church of country music.”
Crawl Space: The March Art Crawl Advances Despite a Loss (Nashville Scene)
Hans Schmitt-Matzen’s Leviathan at David Lusk and a group show at Zeitgeist top our list of highlights
Beard on Books | March 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 fundraiser for The Porch, a Southern Word competition and more.
Belcourt Theatre celebrates Oscars with A Red Carpet Evening (The Tennessean)
The packed crowd for the Belcourt Theatre’s annual “A Red Carpet Evening” affair included Mayor Megan Barry along with a diverse crowd of local luminaries as they enjoyed an authentic red carpet experience during the 89th Academy Awards.
Tiffany Ownbey: A New Purpose in Papier-Mâché (Nashville Arts Magazine)
The Arts Company has added a new artist, Tiffany Ownbey, to its ranks and is featuring her work this month. It is the Nashville debut for North Carolina’s Ownbey, whose work has been shown around the United States, particularly in the Southeast.
The Salesman Offers an Important Lesson in Cultural Differences (Nashville Scene)
The Best Foreign Language Oscar winner opens at the Belcourt this week