The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Nashville Musicians Take in the Solar Eclipse (Nashville Scene)
We round up social media responses to #totality from Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell, Kesha, Margo Price and more
Ricky Skaggs sets first Nashville country show in decades (The Tennessean)
Ricky Skaggs is set to play his first full country music show in Nashville in two decades and he couldn’t be more excited.
Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts Announces 2018 Exhibitions (Broadway World)
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has announced its 2018 schedule of exhibitions, featuring artwork from around the world and across time.
Nashville Zookeepers Wonder: Was It The Eclipse That Spooked Animals — Or The Screaming People? (Nashville Public Radio)
Heat dominated the mood of the attendees and the animals at the start of eclipse day. Families in self-made matching t-shirts drenched with sweat wandered around looking for the next available patch of shade while flamingoes huddled under trees away from the blazing sun.
Space Is the Place in Columbus, the Debut Film From Nashville’s Kogonada (Nashville Scene)
The arresting and hypnotic feature opens this week at the Belcourt
See ‘The Secret Garden’ at Towne Centre Theatre and 5 more Nashville culture picks (The Tennessean)
This weekend marks your last chance to catch Towne Centre Theatre’s season opener “The Secret Garden.”
“Light: Beyond the Bulb” comes to Columbia State (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Columbia State Community College is currently hosting an exhibit that examines the intersection of science and art called Light: Beyond the Bulb through September 22.
12th Annual Shades of Black Theatre Festival (Nashville Pride)
The 12th Annual Shades of Black Theatre Festival will run at the Darkhorse Theater from Monday, August 28th through Saturday, September 16th.