Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Nashville Events and News This Week

Dupre Designs
136 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard (formerly 8th Avenue North)
483-7194. This furniture and art gallery is open Mon - Sat, 10 am - 6 pm
Grand Opening event on Friday, November 9 from 5 - 9 pm
Featuring music, cocktails, and art by Donny Smutz, Stephen Watkins, and Melissa Martin.

8th Avenue Home Essentials
136 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard (formerly 8th Avenue North)
This home decor store is open Tues - Fri, 11 am - 6 pm and Sat, 10:30 am - 4 pm.

New Place to Get a Massage Downtown
Julie Dunlap, LMT
611 Commerce Street #3133
Hours are by appointment. Special Grand Opening rates for the entire month of November:
$20 for 1/2 hour
$55 for 1 hour
$80 for 1 1/2 hours.

12 Arcade
This new retail shop in the Arcade features handcrafted bead jewelry, gifts, collectables, and more.
Hours are Mon - Fri, 10 am - 6 pm
Sat, 10 am - 5:30 pm.

Events this Week

Lunchtime Concert
Friday, November 9
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
One Symphony Place
Noon - 1 pm
Organ Curator Andrew Risinger will perform. Boxed lunch option for $10. Call 687-6750 to reserve your seat or a boxed lunch. Free docent tours of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center will be available after the concert.

Artist Reception at Project A
Friday, November 9
501 12th Avenue South
734-1900. 6 - 9 pm
Opening reception for Hunter Armistead's Photo Show.

Vince Gill & Friends Music Fest
Friday, November 9
Country Music Hall of Fame's Ford Theatre
222 5th Avenue South
7 pm
Benefit concert for the YMCA's "We Build People" annual giving campaign which funds youth and teen programs. Performances by Vince Gill and friends.

20th Annual Artrageous
Saturday, November 10
Various galleries including The Arts Company, Dangenart, Estel Gallery, and Tennessee Art League, plus the late party at City Hall
6 pm - midnight
Annual benefit for Nashville Cares. Artrageous celebrates 20 years of the Arts in Nashville. This year's theme is Oz. Art galleries host receptions from 6 - 10 pm with the late party starting at 10 pm and running through midnight at City Hall. Participating downtown galleries include The Arts Company, Dangenart Gallery, Estel Gallery, and Tennessee Art League.

Photography Reception
Saturday, November 10
Striped Door Gallery
530 3rd Avenue South
244-4228. 6 - 10 pm
Take 121 Arts is co-hosting this reception. Exhibition of rare limited edition photographs taken by Steve McQueen's widow, Barbara McQueen. Live music by The Peter Moon Band.

Tori Amos in Concert
Monday, November 12
TPAC's Jackson Hall
7:30 pm
$38.25 - $53.25
Tori Amos' performance as part of her American Doll Posse World Tour.

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