Events This Week
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, LUNCH: 11:30 AM; RECITAL: 12:15 PM
LOCATION: FIRST BAPTIST NASHVILLE CONCERT: FREE; LUNCH: $5
The Thursday Business Lunch and Organ Recital features Stephen Aber, Organist and Staff Accompanist at First Baptist Nashville. Enjoy lunch in the Fellowship Hall and experience music played on the magnificent fifty-nine rank Schantz Organ. Lunch is served from 11:30 am to noon and 12:45 pm to 1:15 pm. The concert begins at 12:15 pm. Cost for lunch is $5 per person.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, NOON - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FREE; SUGGESTED $5 DONATION
Friends of the chamber group ALIAS will perform Mozart's Quartet for piano and strings (Jessica Blackwell, violin; Chris Farrell, viola; Michael Samis, cello; Roger Wiesmeyer, piano).
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 6 PM - 9 PM
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. Free shuttles provide transportation among the galleries from 6 pm to 10 pm (galleries close at 9 pm). See this month's shuttle map and gallery listing. Participating galleries include:
Andy Anh Ha
63 Arcade. 668-7598. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
Animal Art Photography
59 Arcade. 815-4346. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Arts Company
215 5th Avenue North. 254-2040. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
56 Arcade. 397-2347. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
79 Arcade. 554-1340. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information. Their final show!
75 Arcade. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
115 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 251-8997. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
83 Arcade. 244-8899. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Ha Factory
238 5th Avenue North. 718-930-3905. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
Lisa Mergen Wearable Art
58 Arcade. 254-9209. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
The Lost Boys Center & Gallery
535 4th Avenue South. 256-8302. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information. Free parking and on the shuttle route.
42 Arcade. 416-2537. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Picture This Creative Framing
44 Arcade. 889-5640. 6 - 9 pm. Free.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 752-6030. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
69 Arcade. 479-5133. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Tennessee Art League
808 Broadway. 736-5000. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
237 5th Avenue North. 255-7816. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Track 13 Gallery at Cummins Station
209 10th Avenue South. 615-330-3948. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Twist Art Gallery
73 Arcade. 888-535-5286. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
West Light Studios
162 Rosa Parks Blvd. 6 - 10 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
The Ukedelics will perform on 5th Avenue between the Rymer Gallery and Tinney Contemporary and Beve Mobile Coffee will be located near The Arts Company. Plus, Morton's The Steakhouse (618 Church Street) will offer their discounted "Bar Bites" menu all night during the crawl, with special menu items priced between $5 - $6. Morton's will continue to offer this special during First Saturday Art Crawl nights through the end of the year. Also, Rachel's Gifts at the Hermitage Hotel will host a trunk show featuring artist Vincent Peach of Peach Pearl from 6 pm - 9 pm.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2 PM - 6 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM $30 IN ADVANCE; $40 AT THE DOOR
A day full of beer sipping, bourbon tasting, music listening, cigar smoking, and barbeque eating. Admission includes a sampling glass in order to enjoy the "all-you-care-to-taste" sampling of beer and bourbon. Plus, many of the best local barbeque vendors will be on-site.
The First Evangelical Lutheran Church adult choir will perform "Requiem” by French composer Gabriel Fauré. The choir will be joined by the adult choir of St. Joseph Catholic Church from Madison. The choirs will be accompanied by solo violin, harp and organ. Special music will also be presented during communion and an extended prelude. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the church and in the lot across McGavock Street.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $35 - $55
Hosted by actor and musician Jeff Daniels. Performances by the Blue Sky Riders (Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr), Juliana Cole, Sarah Darling, Cheyenne Kimball, Samantha Landrum, Steel Magnolia, Jordyn Shellhart, SHeDAISY, Ed Snodderly, Phil Vassar, Chuck Wicks and more. The Women and Cancer Fund campaign raises funds for the charity established in memory of Linda McCartney.
Prepare to be amazed. This show-stopping spectacle brings the explosive energy and athleticism of American marching bands to the Schermerhorn stage. Trained in marching band programs across the Southeast, the versatile cast of Drumline Live combines dazzling choreography with the sounds of contemporary hip-hop, R&B, classic Motown and the rousing brass band tradition.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $125 - $630
The 45th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood for the fourth consecutive year. The awards show broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena on the ABC television network. The CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the 6,000+ industry professional members of Country Music Association.
Personal Training Special at FIT Nashville!
125 12th Avenue South. 615-712-7340. During the month of November, FIT Nashville is offering a special personal training discount exclusively for Downtown Details subscribers. Receive three personal training sessions for only $39 (total). Call the fitness center and mention Downtown Details in order to get this deal. This special must be purchased by November 30.