All posts tagged: Events

Where To…Nashville, Tennessee

April 20 / 18 Friday, Friday, Friday! We all live for the weekends. No more @ The Event…from this day forth it’s Where To. Different title, but same formula. We go from city to city, country to country to get find great events and things to do. From Texas to Tennessee. Nashville that is. Over the past weekend, I visited the capital of this beautiful state. You can find all kinds of great things to do in Music City! Credit source: Visit Music City What can you do for art, music, and other events in Nashville? Plenty. I wanted to really explore the city a lot more, but I wasn’t able to because we didn’t have more time, but I’ll return again sometime next year. One place that one on my agenda was The Parthenon.   THE PARTHENON Located at Centennial the Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the Parthenon. Here is a small description from their brochure: The city of Nashville first undertook the construction of a full-scale replica of the Parthenon for the 1897 Tennessee Centennial …

@ The Event: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

January 19 / 18 Friday, Friday, Friday! I’ve been busy getting this post put together. Instead of one city, I’m combining two. Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Here are some great cultural activities you can do if you decided to visit these two neighboring cities. Credit source: Visit Dallas & Fort Worth.com Dallas ART & CULTURAL  Dallas Museum of Art DMA PRESENTS THE KEIR COLLECTION OF ISLAMIC ART GALLERY / JAN 19–APR 16 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 6:00 pm      Crow Collection of Asian Art SCULPTING NATURE: JADE FROM THE COLLECTION / JAN 19–MAR 10 / Next: Tomorrow 10:00 am – 9:00 pm   Nasher Sculpture Center SIGHTINGS: NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN / MAR 10–JUL 08 / Next: Mar 10 11:00 am – 5:00 pm   MUSIC EVENTS: Quill JAZZ JAM SESSION / Jan 25–DEC 24 / Next: Thu 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts & Corporate Presentations A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN / JAN 26 / Next: Jan 26 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Moody Performance Hall THE ROBERT E. & JEAN ANN TITUS ART SONG RECITAL SERIES AND THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENT: SOPRANO …

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Literature Events for 2018

December 13 / 17 Hello again…just one more thing. I’m in the midst of getting or finding information on upcoming literary events for 2018. Thanks to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, here are several for the month of January. Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Programs or AWP   Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States DETAILS EMAIL: info@writingxwriters.org WEBSITE: www.writingxwriters.org Note: only WC&C members have a complete listing. Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts & Saltonstall Arts Colony Ithaca, New York, United States DETAILS MAY 14 – SEP 30, 2018 Residency APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 2, 2018 TUITION / COST: Saltonstall’s juried residencies are free of charge. SCHOLARSHIP: Available Small stipends are provided to offset travel costs and other personal expenses. CONTACT: Lesley Williamson PHONE:607-539-3146 EMAIL: artscolony@saltonstall.org WEBSITE: http://www.saltonstall.org Genres Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children’s literature Location 435 Ellis Hollow Creek Road Ithaca New York, United States 14850     Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway Galloway, New Jersey, United States DETAILS JAN 12 – JAN 15, 2018 Retreat SCHOLARSHIP: Available Scholarships available for most of our programs. See website for …

@ The Event: San Antonio, TX

November 17 / 17 Ahhh….Friday! Friyay! My old stomping ground, my second home….San Antonio, Texas. I want to do something a bit different here. Next year San Antonio will celebrate their Tricentennial, 300 years….here a sampling of what activities you can attend during your time in the city. Credit source: visitsanantonio.com San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2018. The San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will be commemorated with a year-long calendar of events, activities and innovative initiatives that will carry San Antonio into the next 300 years. Here are a few initiatives…. TriArt Grant Program The TriArt Program was created to inspire a diverse range of art throughout San Antonio that reflects local culture and history. Through these temporary and permanent projects, locals and visitors alike will experience a mixture of art in a variety of expressions that reflect the vibrant pulse of the community. The program provides grants between $1,000 and $20,000 to artists and art organizations. Public Art Public art is a major component of Tricentennial. With the Tri …

Wednz Scene: Book Festivals, Awards & Events for November 2017

October 25 / 17 Found a list of book festivals, conferences, and things. Courtesy of African American Literature Book Club, there are several events taking place in November…. Credit source: African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) Wisconsin Book Festival Thursday, November 2, 2017, to Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Madison, Wisconsin Texas Book Festival Saturday, November 4, 2017, to Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Austin, Texas Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival Saturday, November 4, 2017 – Washington, District of Columbia Kentucky Book Fair Friday, November 10, 2017, to Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Frankfort, Kentucky Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading Saturday, November 11, 2017 – St. Petersburg, Florida Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival Saturday, November 11, 2017 – Portland, Oregon National Book Awards Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – New York, New York Ake Arts and Book Festival Wednesday, November 15, 2017, to Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria Bluffton Book Festival Thursday, November 16, 2017, to Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Bluffton, South Carolina Miami Book Fair International Saturday, November 18, 2017, to Sunday, November 19, 2017 – Miami, Florida Mosaic Literary Conference …

Wednz Scene: Scream on the Green

October 25 / 17 Hello everyone! For those living the Columbus, Georgia area, this event is right up your alley. Young Professional’s Scream on the Green is coming this Friday, October 27 at the CSU (Columbus State University) RiverPark Campus-Woodruff Park Lawn. It all starts at 7:00 pm. Lots of activities, lots of fun. Go to http://www.YPColumbus.Ga.com for more information.   Image source: Facebook & YouTube

Weekend Scene: Denver Art Week

October 21 / 17 Hey again….Second, Denver Art Week, which will be happening on November 3-11, 2017. I saw this while I was getting yesterday’s post for @ The Event ready. Here are some of the highlights….. Credit source: http://www.denver.org Denver Arts Week is an nine-day celebration of all things art in The Mile High City, featuring more than 300 events at a wide variety of art galleries, museums, theaters and concert halls, many of which are deeply discounted. This year’s Denver Arts Week takes place Nov. 3-11, 2017.  PROGRAMS Know Your Arts First Friday Free Night at the Museums Denver’s On Stage Family Friendly Hidden Gems Lots of events taking place such as 14er Film Fest, 2 for 1 Admission to Listen/Hear 101 – Decoding Classical & Baroque, Broken Down, and many other events during Denver Art Week. Free Night at the Museums is where Denver’s best museums are open late and admission is free…yes FREE. You’ll also experience the Denver Film Festival, which takes place Nov. 1-12 and Breakin’ Convention, Nov. 4-5, the world’s …

@ The Event: Phoenix, Arizona

September 15 / 17 Friday is here….yea! This month is going pretty fast, isn’t it? Our next stop for @ The Event is Phoenix, Arizona. Thanks to Visit Phoenix we can get a glimpse of what you can be doing while you visit the Valley of the Sun. Credit source: Visit Phoenix Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Phoenix Art Museum 1625 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ September 14, 2017, to December 31, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Phone: (602) 257-1880 Time: See website for Phoenix Art Museum hours Price: $5 for all ages, plus general admission (required) Visit Website    Of God and Mortal Men Heard Museum 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ October 7, 2017, to April 15, 2018 Recurring daily Phone: (602) 252-8840 Time: Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm Price: Included with museum admission Visit Website    Artlink First Fridays Downtown Phoenix Phoenix, AZ Starting October 6, 2017 Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday Phone: (602) 256-7539 Price: Free Send an Email  Visit Website    Herberger Theater Festival of the …