After 25 years as artist, cartoonist and Pee-wee’s Playhouse puppet master, Wayne White returns to Middle Tennessee (Nashville Scene)
Like a lot of people in the art world, Wayne White has a big head. A really big head. Fifteen feet big, to be exact.
Country band Alabama marks 50 years with new tour (Channel 13 WTHR)
Country band Alabama will mark their 50th year together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after founding member Jeff Cook announced that he has Parkinson’s disease.
Beastie Boys’ Nashville-made music video officially released (Tennessean)
Even in the post “It City” glow of 2018, it’s still hard to comprehend — the Beastie Boys and Nas, filming a music video on the streets of Nashville?
The Best Art Books of 2018 (The New York Times)
The Times’s art critics select some of their favorite art books and books related to art of the year.
Amy Grant: Tiny Desk Concert (NPR)
Growing up in the ’90s, there was never a Christmas without Amy Grant’s music. Home for Christmas, in particular, was a favorite around our household, its string-swept nostalgia wrapped around the family den like a warm blanket and a plate of cookies. So when I invited the Nashville pop singer to perform our annual holiday Tiny Desk, I had to bring my mom.
BWW Review: PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL: A PIRATE’S CHRISTMAS Brings Panto Tradition to Music City (BroadwayWorld.com)
Audiences have until next Sunday – December 23, to be precise – to experience what is likely to become a Music City holiday tradition: Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theatre.
The Country Music Association Announces New International Artist Touring Series, ‘Introducing Nashville’ (BroadwayWorld.com)
As part of CMA’s mission to support the expansion of Country Music around the globe, Introducing Nashville will provide a platform to introduce exciting current artists to international audiences for the first time.
Hattie B’s and Slim & Husky’s to Open Locations on Broadway (Nashville Scene)
Popular local businesses join list of tenants for Fifth + Broadway complex.