ArtSmart Publisher’s Note for December

by Deborah Walden    This November the National Career Academy Coalition conference comes to Music City, so we are taking you inside the Academies of Nashville through ArtSmart this month. In 2006, Metro Nashv...
2007 "Merry Wives"

Shakespeare in the Park | Open Air Magic

William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labor’s Lost is an enchanting evening of theatre under the stars at The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 23rd Annual Shakespeare in Centennial Park. Love’s Labor’s Lost is a witt...
Debbie Watts

So to Speak

by Debbie Mathis Watts Throughout history, the beauty of words has been celebrated. From the writings of the Japanese haiku poets to the writings of Shakespeare to the popular lyrics of Lennon and McCartney, m...
Gayle Hutchinson, photographed by Anthony Scarlati

Poetry | “Summer Thirst”

by Gayle Hutchinson Several times I’ve gone to God About our love And what to make of it.   The response is always the same . . . let him love you!   Seems irreverently inval...
Jennie Fields

Jennie Fields | Online Video!

Author Jennie Fields reads aloud to Nashville Arts readers a favorite scene from her latest book, The Age of Ecstasy. To read more about Jennie Fields, read our article online. ...
Rebecca Brown

Poetry | Spring Fever

by Rebecca Brown   I was writing verse by the time I could read and was singing it even before then—from TV jingles to Nat King Cole. A Texas girl, I left home at 18 and began performing my own songs a...