Nashville Spotlight: Week of January 28-February 3 | Nashville Public Radio

Nashville Spotlight: Week of January 28-February 3

Jan 28, 2019

A selection of events from the Arts Calendar that caught our eye this week.

Intersection: Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

  • Feb. 1 at 6 p.m.
  • Nashville Public Library
  • website

"I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired" was famously said by civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. This performance of string quartet marks first public event for the residency of composer Hannibal Lokumbe with Intersection. The residency will culminate with a performance of Lokumbe's work Crucifixion Resurrection on Feb. 9.

End Slavery Tennessee: End Slavery Monologues

  • Feb. 1 at 6 p.m.
  • Marathon Music Works
  • website

End Slavery Tennessee presents theatrical performances based on the true stories of survivors of human trafficking here in Tennessee. The event also includes a marketplace featuring art and goods created by survivors as part of advocacy organizations, such as BRANDED Collective and NaSHEville.

Nashville Opera: Bear Hug

  • Feb. 2 at 2 p.m.
  • Noah Liff Opera Center
  • website

Nashville Opera presents its first bilingual children's opera in a sensory-friendly performance. This story of four bears from different countries brings the heartwarming message that even with our differences, our hearts are the same.