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10.26.2016

The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Show: A Tribute to Bob Dylan & The Band

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Tickets Are On Sale Now For Our Last Waltz Tribute Show

Here are some pictures from October 24th's Still Crazy After All These Years Paul Simon Tribute at City Winery Nashville. We had a slew of incredibly talented artists perform various classic songs that night in tribute to the iconic Rhymin' Simon. A special thanks to our band leader Scott Mulvahill for his wonderful direction through out the night.

We're now gearing up for our next fundraiser at City Winery Nashville happening November 17th. We're paying tribute to Martin Scorsese's classic film The Last Waltz, which turned 40 years old this year. Come out and celebrate the memory of such a legendary night, with several artist playing their favorite songs by Bob Dylan, The Band, Neil Young, and many more!

Tickets are on sale now. Purchase them here

Photos by: Nathan Zucker Photography

10.20.2016

The Conservancy is hiring a part-time Business Manager

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The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park is currently seeking a Business Manager to handle the financial management responsibilities for the organization.

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10.12.2016

First Folio: the Book That Gave Us Shakespeare on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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First Folio: the Book That Gave Us Shakespeare on loan from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

How do we know Shakespeare's plays? For many of them, the answer is one book: the 1623 First Folio. Without it, 18 plays, including Macbeth and The Tempest, could have been lost. In 2016, First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare brings the First Folio to 50 states, Washington, and Puerto Rico.

The Parthenon is proud to present the exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. This nationally touring exhibit comes to Nashville courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D. C., in honor of 400 years since William Shakespeare's death. Accompanying the rare book will be a multi-panel exhibition exploring the significance of Shakespeare, then and now, with additional interactive activities. Along with its community partners, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and the Nashville Public Library, The Parthenon is planning an array of public programs, including lectures, performances, puppet shows, and family programs .

The First Folio, published in 1623, seven years after Shakespeare's death, is the first collected edition of his plays, many of which were not published during his lifetime. Two of Shakespeare's fellow actors compiled 36 of his plays, hoping to preserve them for future generations. Without it, we would not have 18 of Shakespeare's plays, including Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra, The Comedy of Errors, and As You Like It. All 18 appear for the first time in print in the First Folio, and would otherwise have been lost.

A Special Thanks for Major Grants from: The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor, and by the support of Google.org, The Lord Browne of Madingley, Vinton and Sigrid Cerf, the British Council, Stuart and Mimi Rose, Albert and Shirley Small, and other generous donors.

Sponsors: Metro Parks, Montgomery Bell Academy, the English-Speaking Union Nashville Branch and The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park and with the support of our community partners the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Nashville Public Library and the Nashville Public Library Foundation.


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