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‘Christmas at Belmont’ & Other Holiday Specials on NPT this Season

Published on December 13, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

We’ve decorated our December schedule with holiday specials, including new episodes of Call the Midwife and Last Tango in Halifax. The 2017 Christmas at Belmont is the shining star atop our programming tree. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the holiday concert recorded at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Belmont’s McAfee Concert Hall. Christmas at Belmont […]

‘Christmas at Belmont’ w/Sheryl Crow Premieres Dec. 14 on NPT; on PBS Dec. 22

Published on December 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

A brand-new Christmas at Belmont holiday concert premieres on NPT Thursday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. and airs on PBS member stations across the country – including NPT – on Friday, Dec. 22, at 8 p.m. CT. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the 2017 concert, which was recorded Dec. 4 in Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center […]

Familiar Faces Join ‘Tennessee Crossroads’ Team This Spring

Published on May 4, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Two familiar faces are joining the Tennessee Crossroads team this spring! Danielle Colburn Allen and Janet Ivey each have long associations with Nashville Public Television and will bring their unique qualities to the weekly magazine show. Look for Danielle and Janet on Crossroads Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m.   Memphis native […]

History Detectives` Elyse Luray to Speak at Belmont Wed Feb 3

Published on February 3, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Elyse Luray of PBS’s History Detectives will give a presentation on collecting art and antiques on Wed., Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Belmont University’s Massey Concert Hall. Luray’s visit comes in conjunction with the opening reception for The American Experience: Art and Decorative Arts from the Collections of Belmont University Alumni, a collection that […]

Trisha Yearwood To Host Annual Christmas At Belmont Concert

Published on September 8, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Belmont University has announced that three-time Grammy Award winner and Belmont alumna Trisha Yearwood will serve as host for the 2009 Christmas at Belmont performance at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The program will air on Nashville Public Television and PBS stations nationwide, on December 23 (check local listings). Christmas at Belmont, a production of NPT […]

After the Debate: Is Uncivil Discourse Sabotaging American Politics?

Published on October 6, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Updated at 3:47 p.m. with panelist info. Tuesday night’s Town Hall Debate at Belmont University is providing us plenty of opportunities to bring you great election-issue special programming. As previously posted, John Seigenthaler hosts The South And The President at 7:00 p.m. before our broadcast of the debate. After the debate at 11:00 p.m., we’ll […]

The Emotional Archaeology of Ken Burns

Published on October 2, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Celebrated documentarian Ken Burns appeared at Jack C. Massey Hall at Belmont University on Monday night, but he didn’t come alone. He brought with him Abraham Lincoln (his bet for the nation’s greatest president), Mark Twain (“he never wrote a bad word”), Walt Whitman and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Joining him on the stage were the […]


Published on February 12, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Been enjoying THE COMPLETE JANE AUSTEN on NPT? Why not take in a new theatrical adaptation of one of Austen’s most beloved novels? The Belmont University Theatre and Dance Department presents “Pride and Prejudice,” a new adaptation by Jim Jory in the Troutt Theatre. According to the play’s description, “all of the wit and romance […]


Published on November 27, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

Finally out of the post-Thanksgiving stupor enough to get back to posting. So we’re all up to speed, here’s a quick rundown of what’s coming up TV and event-wise through the end of the year. This Sunday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. is the broadcast premiere of our new documentary NASHVILLE WWII STORIES. Produced by […]


Published on October 16, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

The eyes of the nation will soon be on Nashville, its stunning Symphony Center, its world-class school of music and one of its favorite daughters. In case you missed the announcement last week, Belmont University graduate (’99) and American Idol finalist Melinda Doolittle will host the 2007 Christmas at Belmont concert, a production of Nashville […]