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NPT’s Indie Lens Pop-Up Features ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ HBCU Doc in Feb.

Published on January 8, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings continue Thursday, Feb. 8, with Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228). The event is free, however reservations are required at rising-npt.eventbrite.com. Panelists […]

NPT, Tennessee’s Public Media Stations Welcome CPB Board to State

Published on July 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting here in Nashville on June 27 at the Hermitage Hotel. A reception was held that evening at Tennessee’s Executive Residence for the state’s 12 public media television and radio stations. Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam welcomed the media representatives, members […]

NPT’s ‘First Black Statesmen’ documentary featured in online screening event

Published on March 17, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting a unique way to see First Black Statesmen: Tennessee’s Self-Made Men, our latest history documentary. On Friday, March 25, at noon, viewers can watch the documentary via an online platform that allows for real-time conversation with panelists and other viewers in an adjacent window. The First Black Statesmen event will feature NPT’s […]

Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street`s Gordon) Helps Toast TSU Forensic Team

Published on August 16, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Anytime a Sesame Street cast member comes to town, we get a little excited. That’s why where thrilled that veteran actor Roscoe Orman, who has played “Gordon” on Sesame Street for 36 years, will be in Nashville in a couple of weeks. He’ll be here on Tuesday, August 31 for a “Toast to the Team” […]

TAVIS SMILEY TO APPEAR AT TSU

Published on October 24, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

The Tennessean reports this morning that Tavis Smiley, host of The Tavis Smiley Show, will speak at Tennessee State University on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as part of his Talented Tenth Tour. Tavis’ event is free to the public. To register, go to www.tavistalks.com. The Tavis Smiley Show can be seen NPT-Channel 8 on Sunday […]