Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

   

Events This Week

Insights from Governor Haslam's Campaign Manager

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 6 PM
LOCATION: B.B. KING'S BLUES CLUB & RESTAURANT $20

Presented by AAF Nashville,  Governor Bill Haslam’s Campaign Manager, Mark Cate, will speak on the research, strategy, planning, and execution of the Bill Haslam for Governor advertising and public relations campaign. Attendees are invited to stay afterwards for live music enjoyment. Click here to register.


Jammin' at Hippie Jack's

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 7 PM
LOCATION: TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM FREE

The last of four musical showcases for the television taping of the PBS series, Jammin' at Hippie Jack's. Featuring Mary Gauthier, a highly acclaimed artist. During intermission, visitors may tour the museum's galleries.


Collectors Art Night

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 5:30 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: THE ARTS COMPANY, THE RYMER GALLERY, AND TINNEY CONTEMPORARY FREE

The event is a special first-look preview of the impressive new exhibitions at The Arts Company, The Rymer Gallery, and Tinney Contemporary. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 pm and the inaugural program will feature three art talks with photographer Norman Lerner at The Arts Company at 6 pm, sculptor Gordon Chandler at The Rymer Gallery at 6:45 pm, and painter Brett De Palma at Tinney Contemporary at 7:15 pm. The event is limited to 125 spaces; to register and attend click here to RSVP. Free valet parking will be available with registration. The galleries will be offering a 15% discount to all registered guests.


First Saturday of the Month Pre-Crawl

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 5 PM - 7 PM
LOCATION: ZEITLIN INTOWN FREE

Featuring selected images from the Tennessee Fireworks Project. Photos by Heather Lose, wine and cheese provided by First American Home Buyers Protection.


First Saturday Art Crawl

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 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. See this month's shuttle map and gallery listing. Participating galleries include:


Animal Art Photography
59 Arcade. 815-4346. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Arcade 57
57 Arcade. 931-446-2337. 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.

BelArt Gallery
56 Arcade. 397-2347. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

Blend Studio
79 Arcade. 554-1340. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Estel Gallery
115 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. 251-8997. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

The Ha Factory
238 5th Avenue North. 718-930-3905. 6 - 9 pm. Free.

LeQuire Gallery Annex
64A Arcade. 298-4611. 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.

Mir Gallery
44 Arcade. 522-8908. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

O Gallery
42 Arcade. 416-2537. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Ronell & Co.
83 Arcade. 776-7868. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 752-6030. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Seven Art
301 Union Street, 2nd Floor. 594-0208. 6 - 10 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.

Suite 69
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.

Tinney Contemporary
237 5th Avenue North. 255-7816. 6 - 9 pm. Click here for exhibit information.

Twist Art Gallery
73 Arcade. 888-535-5286. 6 - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.


Nashville Heart Ball

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 6 PM - MIDNIGHT
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $75 HEART LATE PARTY, $500 HEART GALA

A black tie function celebrating a 38-year history supporting the American Heart Association. Guest have two options: the Gala or the Late Party. The Gala consists of a cocktail reception, auction, and a formal seated dinner. The Late Party targets Nashville's young professionals, including a private cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres. The two groups join together later in the evening for dancing to one of Nashville's premiere party bands, Burning Las Vegas. For tickets, click here.


Ford Community Day

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 9 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM FREE

For the fourth consecutive year, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is partnering with the Ford Motor Company Fund to present a FREE admission day. It is a "thank you" to the Middle Tennessee community for its support.


Downtown Discounts

LOCATION: RACHEL'S GIFTS

Rachel's Gifts, inside The Hermitage Hotel, is offering half-off all holiday apparel. Additionally, all items are buy one, get the second item half-off throughout the entire shop!

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

Jason and the Golden Fleece at Nashville Children's Theatre Through Sunday, February 6

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz at Past Perfect Wednesday, February 2

Brandon Rhyder, Summertown at The Rutledge Wednesday, February 2

Insights from Governor Haslam's Campaign Manager at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, February 2

Melee with ThunderBear and DJ Wick-It with Everthing Nice at 12th & Porter Thursday, February 3

Kurt Elling at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, February 4

Steel Magnolia at Wildhorse Saloon Friday, February 4

Joan Rivers at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 4

Monster Energy Music As A Weapon 5 Tour at Bridgestone Arena Friday, February 4

“The Strangeness of the Ordinary” Film Series: Drugstore Cowboy at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, February 4

Jammin' at Hippie Jack's at Tennessee State Museum Friday, February 4

Joshua Radin with Anya Marina and Andrew Allen at Cannery Ballroom Friday, February 4

Dave Ramsey's Total Money Makeover Live at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Saturday, February 5

First Saturday Art Crawl Saturday, February 5

Craft Class at ACC Secret Saturday, February 5

Wannabeatles at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, February 5

Nashville Heart Ball at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Saturday, February 5

Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 5

Ford Community Day at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, February 5

First Saturday of the month Pre-Crawl at Zeitlin InTown Saturday, February 5

Big Game Party hosted by 105.9 The Rock at McFadden's Sunday, February 6

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, February 7

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at Bridgestone Arena Monday, February 7

Raul Malo at Station Inn Tuesday, February 8

Robert Plant and the Band of Joy at War Memorial Auditorium Tuesday, February 8 - Wednesday, February 9

Sing for Ecuador! Featuring Doyle & Debbie and The St. Augustine's Ramblers at Mercy Lounge Wednesday, February 9

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz at Past Perfect Wednesday, February 9

The Art of Boxed Wine at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Thursday, February 10

Nashville Predators Foundation GnashVegas at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, February 10

Valentine's with Gladys Knight at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, February 11

Four Days of Romance for Valentine's Day at Prime 108 Friday, February 11 - Monday, February 14

Nashville Ballet presents Director's Choice at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 11 - Sunday, February 13

Here Come the Mummies at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, February 11

Chris Cagle Unbridled: Celebrating 20 Years of Saddle Up! at War Memorial Auditorium Saturday, February 12

Lisa Lampanelli at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, February 12

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, February 12

Daniel O'Donnell with special guest Charley Pride at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, February 12

Mike Epps and Friends Comedy Show at Nashville Municipal Auditorium Sunday, February 13

Rachel Pearl at Sambuca Sunday, February 13

John England & the Western Swingers at Robert's Western World Monday, February 14

Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, February 15

Ozzy Osbourne with special guest Slash at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, February 16

Click here to see a complete calendar of all events happening in downtown Nashville!

BEEP!

BEEP is the Best Ever Event Parking, and it always lives up to its name. FREE parking in Lot R for Bridgestone Arena events, with an optional $3 per person, round-trip shuttle service. In February, there are nine Predators games and four concerts, a total of 13 BEEP-cheap nights. Don't miss out!

Salons & Barber Shops

Looking for a hair stylist or barber? Look no further than downtown! Check out the fourteen barber shops and salons listed on our website. Some salons offer nail and spa services, too. Check their websites or call for more info.

Convention Update

Large groups and events that are downtown February 2 - 16, 2011 include National Pavement Expo (2,500, February 2 - 5), National Association for Law Placement (145, February 3 -5), National Emergency Number Association (300, February 5 - 10), US Army Corps of Engineers (50, February 7 - 11), Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville (6,700, February 10 - 13), and TN District of Optimists International (70, February 11 - 12). For information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions/.

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