Nashville Spotlight: Week of September 2 | Nashville Public Radio

Nashville Spotlight: Week of September 2

Sep 3, 2019

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

Analogue Landscapes: Beyond The Lunar Vision

  • August 19-October 4
  • Gallery 121 at Leu Center for the Visual Arts
  • event page

Inspired by Sir John Herschel's iconic 1842 images depicting a recreation of the moon's surface, this photographic exhibition explores various aspects of the real, artificial, and unattainable. Photos reference lunar models, Apollo era images, and telescopic astrophotography.

Courtyard Concerts

  • Tuesdays at 11:30
  • September 3-October 8
  • Nashville Public Library
  • event page

Every year more than 6,000 music fans attend these informal concerts downtown. This up-close musical experience brings an eclectic mix of performers, from Early Music City, to the MTSU Chinese Music Ensemble.

Molly Barth and Dieter Hennings Recital

  • September 5, 8pm
  • Turner Recital Hall, Blair School of Music
  • event page

An evening of works written for the flute/guitar duo of Blair Professor Molly Barth and guest Dieter Hennings. Music by Michael Fiday, Luca Cori, David Lang, and more.

Weep for Joy

  • September 5-15
  • Z. Alexander Looby Theater
  • event page

A staging of the love story between CS Lewis and Joy Davidman. Lewis was a tutor at Oxford University and a confirmed bachelor when he met Davidman, an American divorcee and fan of Lewis's books. Almost immediately after getting married, the two had to face Joy's diagnosis of terminal cancer.

Echo Presents Nashville Chamber Music Society

  • September 8
  • cocktails at 6pm, concert at 7pm
  • Parthenon at Centennial Park
  • ticketed
  • event page

A composer collective developing Nashville's collective communal passion for classical and jazz music. The evening will feature compositions for string quartet.

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