Florance set to open Scarritt-Bennett

The Scarritt-Bennett Center is launching its 25th anniversary Performance Series at Wightman Chapel with a ‘sure to be’ stellar evening of music by award-winning jazz vocal stylist Connye Florance, accompanied by pianist and arranger Kevin Madill. The hour-long kick-off concert…

Lawson, Nash, Patton reunite in Nashville

Civil Rights leaders’ panel moderated by journalist John L. Seigenthaler Rev. James Lawson, Diane Nash and Earnest ‘Rip’ Patton, who, as leaders in the renowned Nashville Movement of the 1960s courageously employed nonviolent resistance against discrimination that ultimately ended legal…