Nashville artist Wayne Brezinka has a long track record of making portraits and art for magazine covers, often summing up a lifetime or a complex idea in one, detailed image. He’s making a portrait of this year using contributions from the community, and his work suggests the more accurate picture of 2020 is centuries old: the Biblical character of Job.
The Nashville Arts Commission is facing a substantial budget cut, as Metro officials look to dig their way out of the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus. The commission is looking at a 37% decrease in funding — or $1,371,700.
Nashville musicians are still wondering when it’ll be safe to take the stage in front of a live audience again. Local leaders began easing “Safer at Home” restrictions on Monday, but it may be months before singers and performance venues are included in the reopening plans.
Artists who have lost income to canceled performances, layoffs or furloughs in recent months might be able to get a small part of that back. The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville announced its new Artist Relief Fund will grant up to $500 to artists to help compensate their losses due to the March […]
Listen / OZ Arts Nashville has announced its new season lineup. It features more artists and performances — and lower ticket prices. New artistic director Mark Murphy, who stepped into the role this spring, says that’s one of a few ways the contemporary performing arts center is looking to build bigger audiences.
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Listen / The NFL Draft comes to Nashville in what may be a milestone year for the city: NFL teams are expected to select more players from Middle Tennessee in 2019 than at any other time on record.
Several hundred people were on hand as the Islamic Center of Nashville held a community celebration to show off its new mosque in Bellevue.
Listen / The first black leader of a Girl Scout troop in Middle Tennessee is being honored with a historic marker, thanks to the efforts of a group of Girl Scout Juniors who wanted the city of Nashville to know her legacy.
A pioneering guitarist who played on hundreds of hits and helped lay the foundation for Nashville’s music business has died. Harold Bradley passed away in his sleep Thursday morning in Nashville at the age of 93.