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Farmer Jason’s March 4 Concert at the Belcourt Upholds Spring Tradition

Published on February 14, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Spring means the return of green grass and bright flowers. It also means Farmer Jason is back for another fun-filled kids concert at the Belcourt Theatre! This year’s performance takes place on Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m.; tickets are $12 ($10 for Belcourt members). Farmer Jason is the ecologically minded alter-ego of Jason Ringenberg […]

Farmer Jason returns to the Belcourt Theatre March 7!

Published on February 16, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Farmer Jason is back for another great kids concert at the Belcourt Theatre Saturday, March 7! The fun starts at 10 a.m.; tickets are $9. Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers fame created his pastoral alter-ego to teach children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own […]

Win a Three-Pack of Farmer Jason Tickets at the Belcourt Theatre

Published on March 24, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Farmer Jason – everyone’s favorite Scorcher-turned-children’s entertainer and educator – is playing the Belcourt Theater on March 29 at 10am, and we’ve got two sets of three tickets to give away. All you have to do to be entered is tweet this phrase: “Hey! I’m an @npt8 buckaroo and want to see #FarmerJason @Belcourt.” Be […]

No Child Left On Their Behind: Book`em`s Read Me Day at Caldwell Elementary

Published on February 26, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Wherever you go in Caldwell Elementary school, there are words of wit, wisdom and inspiration — in the gym, “26 Laps = 1 Mile: No Child Left on Their Behind” — encouraging students to not only be physically active, but to always be reading. That’s why it made the perfect place for local children’s literacy […]

Elmo Comes to Nashville to Launch PBS Kids Raising Readers

Published on February 11, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

War Memorial Auditorium was Elmo’s World on Tuesday, February 10, when the Sesame Street icon teamed up with Tennessee Education Commissioner, Dr. Tim Webb, to Launch PBS KIDS Raising Readers in Nashville. Joining them on the stage were Ron Ramsey, Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee; Nashville Mayor Karl Dean; Beth Curley, President and CEO of NPT, […]

NPT Nabs Nine Midsouth Regional Emmys

Published on January 25, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

We’re extremely proud to announce that Nashville Public Television took home a station record nine Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards last night, Saturday, January 24, 2009, at the 23rd Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards ceremony and banquet at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The awards are presented by the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television […]

NPT Scores Record Number of Midsouth Emmy Nominations

Published on November 22, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

(Corrected 11/23/08 6:10 a.m. to change “awards” to “nominations” in title and further separate non NPT-produced programs) Nashville Public Television picked up a record 21 Midsouth Regional Emmy® nominations for its original productions, while programs that aired on the channel garnered an additional eight, at the announcement reception on Friday, November 21 at the BMI […]

Jason and the Scorchers to Get AMA Lifetime Achievement Award

Published on June 10, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

It was announced yesterday that Jason & The Scorchers will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement in Performance Award at the annual Americana Honors and Awards show Thursday, September 18 at the Ryman Auditorium, during the American Music Festival and Conference. Original Jason and the Scorchers members Jason Ringenberg, Warner Hodges, Jeff Johnson and Perry Baggs […]