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Cancer patient __ lies under the radiation machine at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Radiation therapists snap it to the table. Credit: Emily Siner / WPLN

Nashville Cancer Survivors Find Meaning In Radiation Masks After Treatment

September 15, 2014 at 5:18 am

Survivors of head and neck cancer sometimes see the mask, which bolts them to a table during radiation, as representing the trauma of cancer — whether they burn it, keep it or turn into art.

Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

December 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Cheekwood officials hope this summer will break attendance records that were set in 2010 with the help of Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures. Once again, they’re betting on the draw of outdoor art and keeping the gardens open even after the sun goes down.

Community Supported ART

Community Supported ART

June 29, 2012 at 2:35 am

Pay for a box, sight unseen, and enjoy the surprise of finding out what’s inside. That’s how farm CSAs work as a means of buying food, and it’s the model a Nashville Gallery is now using for a second time.

Art Provides Income for Autistic Teen

Art Provides Income for Autistic Teen

May 15, 2012 at 2:29 am

New statistics show the odds are against autistic young adults finding any sort of work, but artistic talent is helping one Nashville teenager transition into the working world.

Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

Designs Chosen for Watermarks Public Art Installations

May 2, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Two years after Nashville was devastated by a massive flood, officials are unveiling designs for six artworks to commemorate the disaster.

Mrs. King of Nashville

August 30, 2010 at 6:40 am

In 1917, H. L. Mencken, the writer, infamously declared that the South was about as artistically, intellectually, and culturally sterile as the Sahara Desert. Two years later, in 1919, Hazel King was born. And for the past ninety-one years, she has been a living rebuttal to Mencken’s claim. WPLN’s Kevin Bouldin introduces us to King as part of our occasional storytelling series Upon First Meeting.

Council Holds Off On Reworking Public Art Funding

March 17, 2010 at 7:32 am

Last night Nashville’s City Council voted to hold off on a measure that would rework how Metro funds public art. The bill’s sponsor says it looks like there won’t be a need for such a change.

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

July 23, 2009 at 5:18 pm

The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.

‘Pork Report’ Rails Against State Golf Courses

May 27, 2009 at 3:19 pm

Together state and local governments wasted more than half a billion dollars in the last budget year, according to the annual ‘Pork Report’ from the Tennessee Center for Policy Research.