Libraries around the country have been experimenting with lending art, even before the pandemic. But Nashville’s launch comes at a time when artists are struggling to find in-person audiences.
The majority of the most famous cartoon princess characters are white, and that fact has never been comfortable for the actresses and leaders of a small company in Clarksville. So it’s shaking up how it casts.
Six months into the pandemic, the festival is betting that an audience now more comfortable than ever with seeking out online connections will show up for a virtual edition of meeting authors and enjoying the company of other bookworms.
Before the pandemic shut down activities at the Hadley Park Community Center, a free dance class would bring dozens of senior citizens to the gymnasium each Tuesday and Thursday morning.
Nashville pastry chef Lisa Donovan chronicles her messy, decades-long process of coming to own her worth in a smart and vulnerable new memoir.
Biologists estimate more than 100,000 have chosen to roost on the plaza outside the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Though he was the son of a roots-rock legend, Justin Townes Earle carved out a musical identity of his own. He had a reputation as a contrarian, a bandleader with an eye for talent, and a truth-teller through his music.
The son of singer Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle recorded eight albums, including 2019’s “The Saint of Lost Causes.” His death was announced on his Facebook page Sunday night.
Bandleader Raul Malo and guitarist Eddie Perez both claim Latin American heritage, but their roots music-driven band had never ventured into creating an entirely Spanish album until now.
Black women fought alongside white women for passage of the 19th Amendment, but their contributions have often been minimized or ignored. A historian at the Nashville Public Library sees parallels to today, as Black women continue to fight for equality.