TALES AT TWILIGHT: Family story entertainment told with music, puppets, dance and science. Friday evenings in June. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Bellevue Red Caboose Park Amphitheater. Bring your picnic and blanket. We move inside if it rains.
June 2 Borreguita A Mexican folktale danced by Nashville Ballet, choreography: Paul Vasterling; music: John Pell.
June 9 The Mad Scientist Whacky scientific experiments
June 16 Juniper Junction Puppeteer Barry McAlister performs ”Jimmy’s Grandparents“
June 23 Swamp Stories with Patio & Bayou
June 30 Rachael SumnerAward winning Musician & Storyteller
NASHVILLE SYMPHONY: Symphony Concerts. Bring your picnic and blanket.
June 8 7:00 p.m.-Thursday - Centennial Park Bandshell
June 24 7:00 p.m. - Saturday - Centennial Park Bandshell with Tennessee Dance Theater
July 1 7:00 p.m. - Saturday - Shelby Park
July 4 7:30 p.m. - Tuesday - Riverfront Park
July 8 7:00 p.m. - Saturday - Centennial Park Bandshell
MOVIES IN THE PARK: Tuesday evenings June 6 to July 18 (no movies on July 4). Movies begin at dusk. Titles to be announced. Sponsored by the Nashville Scene. Wednesday rain dates. For information: 244-7989 ext. 265.
BANDS IN THE PARK: Oasis Center Concerts in Centennial Park, 8-11 p.m.; July 1, August 8, September 30
BIG BAND DANCES: Outdoor dancing to live music. 7:30-10:00 p.m. Centennial Park Event Shelter. Please note: No dances on nights the Symphony is playing in Centennial Park. Co-sponsor: WAMB.
June 3 Bill Sleeter Band♦
June 10 J. Bradley Big Band♦
June 17 Paul Ross Orchestra♦
July 1 The Moonlighters
July 15 The Establishment♦
July 22 Bill Sleeter Band♦
July 29 Paul Ross Orchestra♦
Aug. 5 The Moonlighters
♦Co-sponsored by The Musician’s Trust Fund.
THE REHEARSAL: The Metro Parks Theatre Department presents Jean Anouilh’s 50’s farce out doors at the Parthenon. June 9, 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8:00 p.m.
NASHVILLE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND: Sunday evening concerts at the Centennial Park Bandshell. June 25 and July 16 at 7:00 p.m.
HADLEY PARK SUMMER CONCERTS: Saturday afternoons 3:00-6:30 p.m. Hadley Park Bandshell. Sunday rain day. For information: 726-1054.
June 10 Gospel Music
July 8 Jefferson Street Blues Festival
Aug. 12 Heritage Festival
Sept. 9 PakDaPark - Hip Hop
KIDS DAY OUT: Weekly arts activities for families with school age children. Event Shelter in Centennial Park during July. Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
July 7 Giant Chalk-In. Let’s make a ”magic carpet“. We’ll provide all the chalk to create your own exotic design.
July 14 Dance Fun. Watch and learn. Centennial Youth Ballet will perform and we will teach you a dance.
July 21 Blues in a Bucket. Award winning Blues artists James Nixon & Shannon Williford will lead a rollicking session of kazoo playing and bucket drumming .
July 28 Theatre a GoGo. Interactive, live theatre entertainment.
Nashville’s Independence Day Celebration: Tuesday July 4 Riverfront Park. Presented by the Mayor’s Office and Metro Parks and Recreation. FREE! Food & drink vendors available.
3:45-4:00 Miss Nashville and Miss Music City
4:00-4:30 Les Kerr and the Bayou Band
4:30-5:00 Patton James & the Synchromatics
5:00-5:40 The Rock Harbor Boat Parade
5:40-5:45 107.5 The River Money Give-Away
5:45-6:15 The New Imperials
6:15-6:30 Mandy Barnett
6:30-7:10 Badda Bing Badda Boom
7:10-7:30 Patriotic Segment
7:30-8:30 Nashville Symphony Orchestra
8:30-9:00 Clarence Dobbins
9:00-9:20 107.5 The River Fireworks
RED CABOOSE CONCERTS: Friday evening concerts 7:00-9:00 p.m. Bellevue Red Caboose Park Amphitheater. Bring your picnic basket and blanket. Co-sponsors: Red Caboose Playground, Inc.
July 7 The New Imperials♦
July 14 Gypsy Hombres♦
July 21 Gary Nichols & The Ballistic Bovine Boys
July 28 Sugar Daddies♦
Aug. 4 Delicious Blues Stew
Aug. 11 Deep Grooves Steel Drum Band♦
Aug. 18 The Bradley Brass♦
Aug. 25 The Moonlighters
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents As You Like It. Centennial Park Bandshell. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. August 10-Sept 17. Pre-performance entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. Tentatively scheduled: Woody Guthrie’s American Song. 7:30 p.m. all of Labor Day Weekend September 2, 3 & 4 and Thursdays and Fridays September 7, 8, 14 & 15. For information: 255-2273
JAZZ ON THE PORCH: Sunday Jazz Concerts on the lawn at Two Rivers Mansion. 5:00-7:00 p.m. Bring a picnic and blanket. Concert indoors if it rains. Co-sponsors: Friends of Two Rivers Mansion.
Sept. 10 Gypsy Hombres♦
Sept. 17 Jerry Tachoir and Van Manakas♦
Sept. 24 HOKE and his ORCHESTRA BOP♦
Oct. 1 John Michael Zov♦
CELEBRATION 2000!: Weekend Arts, Music & Crafts Celebration. Centennial Art Center. Centennial Park. For information: 862-8442.
September 23 9:00 a.m. to 5:00
September 24 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
June 3 - Sept. 24
Winslow Homer: An American Genius at the Parthenon
The Move Toward Abstraction
This exhibit will follow the life of the important American painter, Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910). Homer’s inventive and interesting elements of design will be investigated, for as he mastered techniques his design elements became simplified. Through this simplification Homer expressed the essence of a subject. Homer’s ”abstraction“ of subjects and design elements coincided with the world’s formal introduction to abstract art.
Oct. 7-Jan. 6
The sculptor of the Nashville Parthenon’s Athena statue will present his most recent and current sculptural work.
Oct. 28-Dec. 30
Maxwell is a Chicago based photographer who will be showing black and white photography of various locales.
Location: 126 Wilson Hall, Vanderbilt University
Winslow Homer: An American Genius at the Parthenon
Sunday, June 4, 2000, 2 p.m.
Dr. Marie Louden-Hanes: The Move Toward Abstraction
Sunday, July 9, 2000, 2 p.m.
Dr. Vivien Green Fryd: ”From Civil War to War with Nature: Winslow Homer.“
Sunday, August 20, 2000, 2 p.m.
Dr. Sarah Burns: ”A Riddle in Paint: Rab and the Girls.“
Directions to 126 Wilson Hall, Vanderbilt University: From I-65N take 440 West to the West End Exit. Get on West End Avenue. Take a right on 21st Avenue South. Wilson Hall is the second brick building on the right. The entrance to Wilson Hall is in the center facing Lot 5. Go upstairs and take a right to Lecture Hall 126.
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