Thank you for your interest in Greater Nashville's Art, Culture, and Literature Meetup.  By joining this meetup, you will get to socialize with other arts & culture loving patrons, attend the events with a group, and participate in our literature discussions.  You’ll also have an opportunity to form some new friendships!  We hope you'll join us!

This meetup is for those who appreciate: Art, Literature, Museums, Theater & Performance Art, Musicals, Plays, Cultural attractions, Mansions and gardens, Art galleries, Classical Music, Symphony, Orchestra, Ballet, Dance, Opera, Film, Cinema, Documentaries, and Photography.  We'll also visit local parks like Radnor Lake to appreciate the beauty of nature.

We will have regular literature discussions, usually with a screening of a film adaptation.  We'll also have classic film nights at my home.  There are no membership dues for this group.  If you attend an event at my home and eat/drink, I ask you to bring a food item or give a few dollars to help with the cost of the food, drinks, and serving supplies that I provide.

To protect our members privacy and since some meetups are held in members' homes, new members are approved.  If you sign up to attend an event, please update your rsvp if you can no longer attend.

Before attending an outdoor activity such as a hike, you need to read:

http://www.meetup.com/NashvilleArts/pages/Information_You_Should_Read_For_Outdoor_Activities/

The types of events we may do include TPAC, Nashville Symphony, Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Nashville Opera, Nashville, Ballet, Circle Players, The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Belcourt Theatre, Ryman Auditorium, The Nashville Film Festival, Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Darkhorse Theatre, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Artists' Cooperative Theatre, Boiler Room Theatre, Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Theatre Ensemble of Nashville, Zeitgeist Gallery, Stanford Fine Art, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Art at the Arcade, TN State Museum, The Parthenon, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Adventure Science Center, and Sudekum Planetarium.

You are encouraged to check out this meetup group as well where additional arts/culture/book events and fine dining are scheduled:

The Joy of Dining Out with Friends - I'm organizer and sometimes schedule arts related events such as the Pineapple Room Restaurant at Cheekwood:

http://www.meetup.com/Dining-With-Friends/


We're 1,396 Patrons of the Arts

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:00 AM

    Relaxing Walk Around Radnor Lake with optional hiking of other trails afterwards

    13 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:00 PM

    A Midsummer Night's Dream Ballet at TPAC

    20 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:00 PM

    Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary at TPAC - I have one ticket left

    16 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:00 PM

    Kenny G performing with the Nashville Symphony; tickets are $25 - 1 ticket left

    9 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, May 10, 2015 7:00 PM

    Natalie Cole performing with the Nashville Symphony; tickets are only $75

    4 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 5:00 PM

    Dinner at Midtown Cafe before Symphonie Fantastique!

    9 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:00 PM

    Symphonie Fantastique! & Sibelius Violin Concerto by the Nashville Symphony $20

    13 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, May 17, 2015 2:00 PM

    Discuss Black Beauty by Anna Sewell; watch the tv pilot and film

    14 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:45 PM

    Visit the Frist - Telling Tales: Stories & Legends in 19th-Century American Art

    31 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Saturday, May 30, 2015 1:00 PM

    Tour The Hermitage - home of President Andrew Jackson; lunch at McNamara's first

    17 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, June 28, 2015 2:00 PM

    Discuss Life of Pi by Yann Martel; watch the Ang Lee Oscar winning film

    22 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, July 26, 2015 2:00 PM

    Discuss Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; watch the 1998 Leonard Nimoy film

    9 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015 6:45 PM

    Visit the Frist - Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945; a docent will guide us

    13 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Saturday, August 29, 2015 5:00 PM

    Henry V presented by Shakespeare in the Park

    12 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 8:00 PM

    Beethoven's Ninth by the Nashville Symphony and Nashville Symphony Chorus

    11 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, January 24, 2016 2:30 PM

    King Lear by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival; Dinner after at Chago's Cantina

    1 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Friday, January 29, 2016 7:45 PM

    Nashville Symphony: Famous Film Music by Leonard Bernstein, Prokofiev, Korngold

    7 Patrons of the Arts attending
  • Sunday, February 21, 2016 2:00 PM

    Discuss Persuasion by Jane Austen; watch the 2007 film - RSVPs to open this fall

    1 Patrons of the Arts attending
 
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