Best Bets: ‘Fiddlin’ film, Scottish song, Middle Eastern Film and August Wilson play

Scotland’s Outer Hebrides islands — also known as the Western Isles — are famous for the Harris tweed woven on the island of the same name, gorgeous beaches, prehistoric standing stones, coastal crofting villages where time seems to have stopped and for the Gaelic music that seems to seep up from the rocky, windswept landscape. […]

Hiplet Ballerinas plié their way into hearts of Leon County students

What happens when hip hop meets ballet? You get the Hiplet Ballerinas. The Chicago-based troupe performed Thursday evening at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall as part of the Florida State University Opening Nights in Class series. But before the ballerinas’ energetic entrance on stage that evening, they took time to do a midday show for […]

AT&T donates $10,000 to Opening Nights at Florida State University for cultural arts programming in high schools

AT&T is donating $10,000 to Opening Nights at Florida State University to help provide enhanced cultural arts programming for Leon County high school students. With AT&T’s support, Opening Nights is bringing artists from two different continents to Tallahassee as part of its “Opening Nights in Class” initiative. Singer-songwriter Graeme James of New Zealand will perform […]

Opening Nights at Florida State University announces $250,000 endowed gift to provide enhanced cultural arts programming

Opening Nights at Florida State University has announced that a $250,000 endowed gift by Kelly and Laurie Dozier will enable Opening Nights to collaborate with LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival to provide enhanced cultural arts programming for the Tallahassee community.