Music City Arts Update
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Artist Resources, Career Growth and Opportunities...
WATERCOLOR PAINTING CLASSES... Artist/instructor gail McDaniel's next round of watercolor painting classes will begin on Oct. 2 in Brentwood and Oct. 3 in Nashville. Learn more: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/nashville-watercolor-painting-class-to.html
(Photo: gail McDaniel)
NSAI OFFERS FREE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS... If you've ever thought about trying out membership with NSAI, now's your chance... all for free! http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/nsai-offers-free-membership-benefits.html
THE WANNABEATLES, who have released the new song and video, "Oh Betty! (The Betty White Song)". The project is being considered for a Grammy nomination in the Best Short Video, Best Song Written for Visual Media, and Best New Artist categories. Read the full story: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-wannabeatles-release-oh-betty-song.html
EARTH MAMA (JOYCE ROUSE), who has released the new CD "Blessings of the Universe". The project features 13 inspirational songs "for the foreground and background of your days." The CD is being considered for a Grammy nomination (CCM Album: "Blessings of the Universe"). Learn more: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/grammy-consideration-earth-mamas.html
Health & Wellness...
EXHIBITION SPACE AVAILABLE AT UPCOMING HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO... Area companies and professionals who specialize in health, wellness and the environment can showcase their products and services to Middle Tennesseans on Nov. 3. Learn more: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/exhibition-space-available-for-health.html
'TUNESMITHING' TO CELEBRATE NINTH ANNIVERSARY... "Tunesmithing Off Music Row" will celebrate its ninth anniversary from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 3 (Wednesday) at the Best Western Music Row. More than 20 singer-songwriters will perform. The event will help kick off the "Independent Music Fest". Learn more: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/tunesmithing-ninth-anniversary-show-to.html
(Photo: Lisa Aschmann)
'INDEPENDENT MUSIC FEST' TO OCCUR OCT. 5-7... More than 150 performing artists and songwriters from around the world will visit Nashville's Music Row from Oct. 5-7 (Friday-Sunday) for the "Independent Music Fest". Learn more at http://www.IndependentMusicFest.com
Read the full story about the "Independent Music Fest": http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/independent-music-fest-to-offer-one-on.html
'JAW-DROPPING' FEATS... Four blind or partially blind members of the United States Blind Golf Association hit holes-in-one at various golfing events -- all in the same week! Kevin Edwards, Ty Thompson, Ron Plath and Brian MacLeod are thrilled about their "jaw-dropping" feats. Read the full story with photos: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/three-usbga-blind-golfers-hit-holes-in.html
CONTINUING THIS WEEK! CAMILLE ENGEL'S SOLO EXHIBITION... Internationally awarded Nashville visual artist Camille Engel is exhibiting a large array of original contemporary realism oil paintings in a rare solo exhibition through Nov. 4 at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tenn. The Customs House is located at 200 S. Second St. in downtown Clarksville. See a remarkable collaboration between Camille and fellow visual artist edie Maney. Learn more about the exhibit: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/07/camille-engel-to-exhibit-realism-oil.html . See photos from Camille's reception on Sept. 20: http://musiccityartsupdate.blogspot.com/2012/09/congratulations-to-camille-engel.html
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