May 5-7, 2017, 7:30pm (2pm Sun), TPAC/ Jackson Hall. Nashville Ballet’s Christopher Stuart + Nashville singer/songwriter collective Ten out of Tenn deliver the forbidden. What’s your vice? Pick your poison. In Appalachian Spring, Vasterling presents an abstract interpretation of Copland’s famed score and explores the strength, tenacity and creative spirit of women.
May 14-21, 2017, Nashville Ballet Studio A, 3630 Redmon St. A lovable bull would rather sit and smell the flowers than fight in Madrid’s bullfights. Based on The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, the ballet humorously teaches how to embrace what makes us different. Featuring vibrant sets/ costumes inspired by cubist paintings of Pablo Picasso, narration and interactive activity.
June 24-25, 2017, annual festivities. Saturday (10am-9pm) + Sunday (noon-6pm) Pride Festival at Public Square Park, in front of City Hall (3rd & Union), Downtown Nashville. Entertainment on stage. See events and throughout the year and updates at website:
October 13-15, 2017, annual 3-day celebration of life & culture for Black LGBT/SGL people, families, friends, community partners and allies. Fashion shows, literary showcase, pageants, parties, performances, music, films. See their facebook page and website below for details.