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City and Colour announces special two-night performances in Nashville and beyond

City and Colour announced a North American tour with Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter Jacob Banks and British Columbia based songwriter Ben Rogers, the first signing to Still […]

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Award-winning Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance coming to TPAC Oct. 19

Foy Vance, the award-winning Northern Irish singer-songwriter is launching a new tour this fall, making a stop in Nashville on October 19! This will be his […]

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PREVIEW: ‘Miss Saigon’ stirs personal connections and contemporary themes

To understand Jackie Nguyen’s unique connection with Miss Saigon, one need only consult her cast bio in the program – “Dedicated to my family who escaped Vietnam over 30 years ago.”

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Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg’s point of inspiration for ‘Miss Saigon’

This photograph was, for Alain and I, the start of everything…   The composer of Miss Saigon, Claude-Michel Schönberg, traces his inspiration for the development of the […]
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Podcast: ‘Hello, Dolly!’

During this Arts Appetizer discussion, Hello Dolly! cast member and Tennessee native Analisa Leaming talks about taking the Broadway show starring Bette Midler on the road […]

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Louis York || The Attic Sessions

Louis York is the creation of multi-GRAMMY™ nominated songwriting and production duo Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony who left the City of Angels for Music City […]
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Kathleen O’Brien looks back at 30 years with TPAC

Kathleen O’Brien has seen tremendous change over the last 30 years – not only at Tennessee Performing Arts Center but throughout Nashville itself. But even as the nonprofit’s longtime leader prepares to step down from her post in July, it’s clear that her passion for the arts remains strong.

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RECAP: Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share brings tigers, princesses, and more to TPAC

Between TPAC’s three theaters, there are hundreds of events that take place each year including Broadway shows, comedians, resident company performances, and more. Arguably the most fun (and rewarding) is the Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration.