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Arts News and Opportunities for the Week of Jan. 25, 2016

Learn about the latest artist resource tips and breaking arts news...
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Arts Calendars:
Heading to #Franklin for #arts events? Check out this calendar by @DwtnFranklinTN http://downtownfranklintn.com/events/month/ #MusicCityArts

Arts Town Travel:
#MardiGras kicked off Friday in its birthplace, #Mobile, Ala. Merriment continues through Feb. 9.  http://www.al.com/news/mobile/index.ssf/2016/01/cold_comfort_conde_cavaliers_b.html#incart_river_home #MusicCityArts

Just in case you decide to venture down I-65 for #MardiGras... Schedule in #Mobile, Ala.: http://themobilemask.com/Parade_Schedule.html #MusicCityArts


Benefits:
Four musicians and #songwriters will perform Feb. 13 to raise money for a humanitarian program in #Ecuador. http://franklinhomepage.com/a-list-songwriters-performers-will-gather-on-behalf-of-ecuadoran-community-cms-23533

Celebrity News:
#DollyParton, who just turned 70, is known for her clever one-liners told with her good-natured giggle. http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/68995/dollyisms-26-quotes-and-quips-dolly-parton

"Truth is I was in love with Joni... We spent virtually every day together. But I knew I was in way over my head." http://www.wsj.com/articles/when-joni-mitchell-met-cary-raditz-her-mean-old-daddy-1415721367

Just days before his death, David Bowie was planning a new album... http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-bowie-planned-post-blackstar-album-thought-he-had-few-more-months-20160113 #DavidBowie #MusicCityArts

#CelineDion covered #Adele's "Hello" during a show on New Year's Eve... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yR0sx9Y24o
 
Breaking Arts News:
The home of L&L Restaurant Equipment on Charlotte Avenue will become a marketplace with #restaurants and #shops called #FactoryofNashville.

The Planning Commission has released Music Row Design Plan Recommendations. But is it already too late?
http://www.nashville.gov/Portals/0/SiteContent/Planning/docs/MusicRow/Draft%2520Recommendations_36x20.pdf
Good Music on a Cold, Snowy Night

Songwriters gather after "Tunesmithing" songwriters showcase on Jan. 20. Christi Darby, Lisa Hannah, Jason Kabler, and Ric Sandler braved the icy streets for outstanding performances. Special thanks to AJ Bigler for handling sound and the staff of the Aloft Hotel for supporting the event. Our next Tunesmithing will feature five songwriters on Feb. 17.  http://www.Tunesmithing.com #ChuckWhiting #MusicCityArts
 
Would you like to perform at "Tunesmithing"?
Touch base with us at info@Tunesmithing.com
Educational Opportunities:
Frontier Camp for kids will occur at historic Rock Castle from July 18-22. http://www.historicrockcastle.com/ #RockCastle #MusicCityArts

#Fett Answers Questions About Ninja #Mastering... an online course for sound #engineers at all levels. https://youtu.be/-trNKcw_4J4 @Azalea_Music

Film:
#Film... an insightful interview with legendary director Ridley Scott. http://variety.com/video/the-martian-ridley-scott-matt-damon-drew-goddard/ #RidleyScott #MattDamon #MusicCityArts

@nashfilmfest and ScreenCraft present the 1st annual Nashville Writers Conference... https://screencraft.org/nwc/ #Screenwriters #MusicCityArts

MCAU Recommends... Stage 32, an international online network for individuals who work or aspire to work in the film industry... http://www.Stage32.com 

How to Get The Perfect Shot in Your #Movie: #Filmmaking Lessons from Martin Scorsese's 'Goodfellas' - http://go.shr.lc/1SrijuA

Literature:
#Poets Corner at Scarritt-Bennett will feature #ChristinaStoddard on Jan. 28. http://www.scarrittbennett.org/event/poets-corner-featuring-christina-stoddard/ #MusicCityArts @ScarrittBennett

Music:
New exhibit @countrymusichof... American Sound and Beauty: #Guitars from the Bachman-Gretsch Collection. http://countrymusichalloffame.org/exhibits/exhibitdetail/the-bachman-gretsch-collection
 
The "Hymns, Hams and Jams" benefit featuring #JenniferNettles will occur at the #Factory on Feb. 1. http://www.theshalomfoundation.org/events/hhj/ #MusicCityArts
 
The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform at Franklin Theatre on Feb. 5. http://jazzblues.org/event/the-blind-boys-of-alabama/ #BlindBoysofAlabama #MusicCityArts
 
Performers for the 58th Annual #GRAMMYAwards telecast include #LittleBigTown and #Adele. http://www.grammy.com/

Helpful tips on becoming a professional #musician... http://www.musicthinktank.com/blog/how-to-quickly-become-a-professional-musician.html #MusicCityArts

Read how 11 #artists found #success after being rejected by American Idol. https://www.yahoo.com/music/11-famous-singers-rejected-by-c1424377508208/photo-tori-kelly-1452890377206.html #MusicCityArts

#Musicians can win a #Gibson classic #guitar and more... http://www.discmakers.com/community/about/press/axe-to-the-max-gibson-flyingv-guitar-sweepstakes-011316.asp #MusicCityArts @discmakers

New #music... Quiles & Cloud, "Shake Me Now" http://www.thebluegrasssituation.com/read/listen-quiles-cloud-shake-me-now #MusicCityArts @CompassRecords

#Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award honorees include #HerbieHancock, #JeffersonAirplane & #LindaRonstadt. @TheGrammys Grammy.com/nominees

Spiritual:
Vespers & All That Jazz is a creative worship experience on Sundays at Scarritt-Bennett. http://www.scarrittbennett.org/event/vespers-all-that-jazz-65/ @ScarrittBennett
 
Songwriting/Composing:

Our Prayers Go Out to... Singer-songwriter Tommy Turner, who is battling a serious illness.

#ScottConer has written an excellent blog article offering insights for #singer - #songwriters... http://bit.ly/1JStslA #MusicCityArts

#ASCAP's "I Create Music Expo" provides great opportunities for #songwriters and #composers. http://www.ascap.com/eventsawards/events/expo/news/2016/01/01-19-expo-amps-up_benatar_campbells_child_posner.aspx #MusicCityArts

Some good advice for #songwriters... http://info.educatedsongwriter.com/five-things-you-can-do-to-move-your-songwriting-career-forward-pt1 @edusongwriter #MusicCityArts

For #film #composers... 10 Things I’ve Learned as a Scoring Assistant on 'Ride Along 2' https://www.stage32.com/blog/869 via @Stage32 #MusicCityArts

A good article for #songwriters... Confessions of a Music Supervisor... http://info.educatedsongwriter.com/blog/confessions-of-a-music-supervisor-pt-1 #MusicCityArts @edusongwriter

From #ASCAP... What can #songwriters expect for U.S. #copyright policy in 2016? http://www.copyhype.com/2016/01/2016-in-copyright-law-and-policy/ #MusicCityArts

Theatre:
#Auditions for "The Wizard of Oz" on 2/7 at Freedom Middle School Theatre in Franklin. http://franklinhomepage.com/star-bright-players-hold-auditions-for-the-wizard-of-oz-cms-23609 #Theatre #MusicCityArts

Nashville Children's Theatre presents "Cinderella" from Jan. 14-Feb. 7. http://www.NashvilleChildrensTheatre.org #MusicCityArts #NashvilleArts @NCT_ChildThtr


Video Spotlight: Maybe She Lied
 
Country artist Scott Coner has released a video duet with legendary artist Tanya Tucker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8cKZ0OllCo
 
Videos:
#Video of the week... "Always stay humble and kind." An important message for this day and age. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-tim-mcgraws-oprah-assisted-humble-and-kind-video-20160121 #MusicCityArts

Visual Arts:
"Columbia State Community College Permanent #Art Collection" exhibit (till 2/11). http://www.columbiastate.edu/news/details/2015/12/18/pryor-art-gallery-announces-january-exhibit #MusicCityArts

@HaynesGalleries' “Symphony in Color” (Feb. 12-March 26) will feature the floral still lifes of watercolorist Susan Headley Van Campen. http://www.HaynesGalleries.com

 
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