Articles by: Joe Nolan

Late Dulcimer Player Inspired Tattoos, Cyndi Lauper, And A Museum Exhibit

Late Dulcimer Player Inspired Tattoos, Cyndi Lauper, And A Museum Exhibit

December 9, 2013 at 7:15 am

David Schnaufer moved to Nashville in the 1980′s on a quest to make the mountain dulcimer as common to country music as the fiddle and the pedal steel guitar.

Sacred Space: Sounds of the Present in a Place from the Past

December 1, 2009 at 6:37 am

In Nashville, artists and engineers are discovering a space for music-making that isn’t a studio at all. WPLN’s Joe Nolan reports.

The Arts Economy – A Tale of Two Galleries

July 23, 2009 at 6:45 am

As the economic recession continues, the always-risky art business has proved particularly vulnerable. In January, art sales were down by half at the Christies and Sotheby’s auction houses in New York. Here in Nashville, WPLN’s Joe Nolan reports on the fortunes of two local galleries trying to attract the difficult art dollar.