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Know Your Audience

Part 2 of Arts & Inclusion, A Guide for Expanding Access to the Arts for Persons with Disabilities. From William Coleman, CDE, Former Director of Arts Access – A little knowledge about the nature of the challenges that come with different disabilities can be the difference between a warm welcome or a regretful, “I’ll never […]

“Artifacts,” by UTC Scholar Laurie Perry Vaughen

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga provides an open, digital platform through UTC Scholar for research, creative works and publications completed through UTC. This allows for the availability of numerous articles, theses, dissertations, works of literary art and more. Chattanooga poet Laurie Perry Vaughen notes that poets and archaeologists move from the smallest shards to imagine a […]

Belcourt series on Robert Altman

Nonprofit, Nashville cinema, The Belcourt Theatre, recently announced the coming of a summer major series on the work of Robert Altman, to be held June 5 – July 7. The series will include 19 films, three short stories and post-screen discussions with notable special guests.  It will celebrate both the 40th anniversary of the 1975 […]

‘Zig’ takes world music to Clarksville school

By Tony Centonze, for The Leaf-Chronicle CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Students at Cumberland Heights Elementary School were treated to a special presentation Friday, an interactive musical journey presented by percussionist Zig Wajler. Wajler performed two shows using a variety of percussion instruments from around the world to demonstrate African, Latin, Jamaican, Native American and other styles of music. […]

‘Zig’ takes world music to Clarksville school

By Tony Centonze, for The Leaf-Chronicle CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Students at Cumberland Heights Elementary School were treated to a special presentation Friday, an interactive musical journey presented by percussionist Zig Wajler. Wajler performed two shows using a variety of percussion instruments from around the world to demonstrate African, Latin, Jamaican, Native American and other styles of music. He […]

Folklorists in the South Retreat

Folklorists in the South (FITS) 2015 Retreat – Open the Door: Crafting Creative Partnerships, will be held at St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center on Seabrook Island, SC from June 5 – 7. The retreat is directed towards academic, public sector, freelance, community scholar and graduate student folklorists and is focused on making and cultivating […]