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Brandon Ingram // Contributing writer The annual Artlightenment Art Show and Film Festival featuring visual artists, painters, sculptors and filmmakers will kick off on Nov. 7, five days prior to the film festival at the Celebrity Center in Nashville. The festival will include the work of MTSU’s Photography Department as well as that of MTSU’s professors Bob …

Ariel Klontz // Contributing writer Cars crawl at low speed on the streets surrounding the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. Joggers run along the sidewalks, dodging casual strollers and street shoppers, families and businessmen. This is a typical day on the square in downtown Murfreesboro. But on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. it will become so …

Yoanna Kirkova // Contributing writer An art exhibit titled “You Had to Be There” opened in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery on Thursday. The exhibit includes artists from around the country and features a comedic theme, curated by Thomas Sturgill and Melissa Newman, professors at MTSU’s Art Department. “I think for Thomas and Melissa, art can …

Celebrated Nashville-based photographer David McClister’s work has been seen in any number of places, from a magazine’s glossy pages to album covers and soon on the walls of a legendary local nightclub. The photographer, who began his career as a filmmaker and music video director, will debut The Bluebird Cafe Series on Sunday afternoon at …

Well-known Colorado sculptor Sean O’Meallie opened a display in the Todd Art Gallery on Monday. O’Meallie is a former toy maker and art professor whose works of painted wood with multilayered content often stimulates contemplation beyond their individual aesthetics. “In my work I usually draw on intellectual, visual and spatial opportunities presented by circumstance to …

By Savanna Hazlewood // Staff Writer Local elementary students recreated famous works of art to be displayed in Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts starting Feb. 26. The exhibit features large collages put together by students that recreate famous works of art when pieced together. The gallery includes renditions of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night …