From the Director Michael Blachly I hope you enjoy the first issue of ONews. Once a month we will share a variety of news and noteworthy stories about Opening Nights and the performing arts. September is National Classical Music Month. In honor, we are highlighting the classical musicians coming to Opening Nights this season. In […]
For the first time ever, A.J. Croce will be coming to Tallahassee on September 27 for his Croce Plays Croce tour, creating a memorable concert experience that celebrates both his own music and that of his father, the late troubadour Jim Croce. The Nashville-based singer/songwriter who has charted 17 Top 20 singles in his own […]
Florida State University’s Opening Nights and Leon County Schools teamed up this week to offer elementary and middle school teachers a creative new tool to teach math, in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program.
Florida State University’s Opening Nights and Leon County Schools teamed up to offer elementary and middle school teachers a creative new tool to teach math, in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program.
Opening Nights and Leon County Schools teamed up to offer about 40 elementary and middle school teachers a creative new tool to teach math, in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program. Stacy Weaver, a performing arts teacher who leads the dance program at Raa Middle School in Tallahassee, said she […]
Opening Nights Performing Arts revealed its second headliner Wednesday: Jimmy Webb’s “The Glen Campbell Years.” Last week Opening Nights named The Temptations and the Four Tops as the first performers of the 2018-2019 season.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Opening Nights Performing Arts at Florida State University has announced the first headliner for the upcoming 2018 season. The Temptations and The Four Tops are set to take the stage together at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall for a special Motown tribute.
In a Facebook Live event Wednesday, FSU President John Thrasher and Opening Nights Director Michael Blachly announced the first headliner of the 2018-2019 season: the Temptations and the Four Tops.
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.
There are ambitious shows and then there’s Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,” which originally ran for 24 hours and covered pop songs from 1776 to the current day. We’re talking battle marches from the Revolutionary War, minstrel-show tunes, murder ballads, Stephen Foster, Great Depression-era weepers, World War II rallying cries, disco thumpers […]