Feb. 27, Tennessean
The Metro Arts Commission is a sponsoring a public workshop for the upcoming Civil Rights Public Art Project.
Participants will have an opportunity to share thoughts and experiences while reflecting on Nashville’s role in the civil rights movement. Some comments will provide inspiration to artists as they design a new public art sculpture commemorating Nashville’s civil rights movement. The work will be on Fifth Avenue North between Church and Union near the entrance of the Arcade and the Kress building.
The workshops will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St., and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 12 at the Looby Branch Library, 2301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.
People who are unable to attend the workshop can provide feedback at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CYMNPVQ.
Library to launch Nashville Reads
The Nashville Public Library is launching its second Nashville Reads, a citywide reading campaign to encourage teens and adults to read the same book at the same time to create a shared experience of reading in the city.
“The Life of Pi,” a novel by Yann Martel, is the book selection for Nashville Reads. Martel will present a lecture from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St., as a kickoff to the event.
The campaign will take place Saturday through April 13 and will consist of moderated book discussions and other events around “The Life of Pi,” along with a movie showing. A grand finale will be at the Nashville Zoo.To learn more, visit www.library.nashville.org.
Concert will feature Kurt Carr
Believe Inc., the philanthropic arm of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is sponsoring a concert featuring Kurt Carr at 6 p.m. Friday at the House of God, 2717 Heiman St.
Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children and youths 18 and younger. To learn more, visit www.believeinc.org or call 615-242-1373. Tickets are available at the 13th District Office, 500 Eighth Ave. S.
Minerva’s Closet is at Hillwood High
The Minerva Foundation is sponsoring its third annual Minerva’s Closet from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillwood High School, 400 Davidson Road.
Minerva’s Closet is an annual boutique of new or gently worn dresses and accessories provided to junior and senior high school girls at no cost. School ID is required.