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Nashville: 20th Century in Photographs Rebroadcast in Tribute to Gail Kerr

Published on April 4, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

When Gail Kerr, Nashville native and longtime columnist for the Tennessean, died on March 25, the city lost a great champion, and journalism lost a great advocate for truth and honesty. At NPT, we lost a great friend and supporter, and when it came to some of our productions, a vivid storyteller. She was most […]

`The Trials of Muhammad Ali` Screens February 19 at Community Cinema in Studio A.

Published on February 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Community Cinema in Studio A, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Nashville Public Television (NPT), with presenting partner Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), offers an advance screening of The Trials of Muhammad Ali on Wednesday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the NPT Arts Center. The film, by Academy Award-nominated director Bill Siegel (“The Weather […]

The Real Countess of Downton Abbey: Whether You Live in a Castle or House, It`s All About Community

Published on February 7, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Lady Carnarvon, the Countess of Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey, was in Nashville this week to provide the keynote address at the 24th Antiques & Garden Show, this year held at the Music City Center.   In addition to her duties at the castle and numerous philanthropic projects, she’s the author of two books, […]

Behind the Scenes at Emmy-winning ArtQuest: Artist Jairo Prado`s Mosaics

Published on February 3, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

ArtQuest: Art is All Around You, fresh off winning a Midsouth Regional Emmy Award for best children’s program, is working on its next season. Producer Linda Wei gave us these photos from a shoot with local artist Jairo Prado focusing on mosaics. From Linda: “This past Saturday, we visited artist Jairo Prado in his studio […]

New Ken Burns Film on Country Music Scheduled for 2018

Published on January 20, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Ken Burns and his longtime producing partner and writer Dayton Duncan have been spending a lot of time in Nashville lately. Burns even presented at the 2013 Americana Honors and Awards show. Now it’s official as to why. News today from the Television Critics Association Winter Tour in Pasadena that Burns will deliver to PBS […]

Join Us January 19 in the Studio for an NPT Community Town Hall on Education

Published on January 13, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about how to address the high school dropout crisis in America. As a member of the Nashville community, we think you probably have something to say. In partnership with the American Graduate initiative, Nashville Public Television is hosting a televised Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, […]

Community Cinema in Studio A Kicks off Dec 4 | Season Includes 5 Films Through May

Published on November 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

  NPT  Presents ‘Community Cinema in Studio A’ Free Lunchtime Screenings New season of documentary film series to take place at NPT Arts Center; Includes five films over six months. Community Cinema, a national civic engagement initiative by ITVS featuring screening of films from the Emmy ® Award-winning PBS series “Independent Lens,” will partner with […]

We Want Your Photos of Nashville from the Mid-70`s to the New Century

Published on November 13, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Our original series, Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs, has chronicled the city’s journey from a small town on the Cumberland River to a banking powerhouse in the 1920s, a recording capitol in the 50s and a sprawling metropolis in the 70s. In Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs Vol. IV we will see Nashville […]

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to Host `Christmas at Belmont (2013)`

Published on November 12, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Hosted by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and taped at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir later this month for the taping of Christmas at Belmont. Produced by Nashville Public Television (NPT), the annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music […]

NPT Knows the Nashville Scene`s `Best of Nashville`

Published on October 10, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

The Nashville Scene‘s 2013 Best of Nashville issue is out,  a monster 236-page accounting from both the readers’ and writers’ perspective on the best people, places and things in our great city.  At NPT, we pride ourselves on being in tune with what’s happening in the city that we serve. We strive to be its […]