Archived Press

December 2015

Nashville Visual Arts Roundup / By Sara Estes / The Tennessean

Ms. Cheap’s guide to free holiday events in Nashville / By Mary Hance / The Tennessean


September 2015

Toast of Music City Photo Gallery / The Tennessean

Toast of Music City Award Winners / The Tennessean

Christ Presbyterian Church Launches New Midtown-Nashville Location / By Stacy Croft / PRWeb

Celebrate Nashville Fest shines light on diversity / By Mary Hance / The Tennessean


July 2015

What a Wedding! Kathleen Strawn and Thomas Williams / StyleBlueprint

“Scarritt Bennett hosts Freedom to Wed! event” / By Jamie McGee / The Tennessean

“Scarritt Bennett to Host Freedom to Wed!” / The Tennessee Tribune

“Couples marry at Scarritt Bennett’s Freedom to Wed” / By Jamie McGee / The Tennessean

“Same-Sex Couples Wed In Weekend Wedding Ceremony” / By Jason Lamb / News Channel 5


June 2015

“Scarritt Bennett Holds Banquet to Honor Fellows” / The Tennessee Tribune

“Real Weddings: Lauren & Tyler Bridges” / Nashville Lifestyles Magazine

“Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace”/ By Mike Osborne / WMOT


May 2015

“Enjoy ‘summer school’ with Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning” / By Ann Marie Deer Owens / Vanderbilt News

“With Tuesday’s The Big Payback, Nashville has 24 hours to show it’s generosity – and beat other cities in the bargain” / By Jim Ridley / Nashville Scene

“Christian mother, Muslim daughter experience faith divide” / By Jessica Bliss / The Tennessean


April 2015

“Nashville daughter, mom discuss differing faiths on ‘Today’” / By Jenn Todd / The Tennessean

“Like mother, (not) like daughter: When religious conversion causes a family rift” / By Willie Geist / TODAY Show

“Weddings April 2015” / The Florida Times Union

“Weddings: Berrylin Martin & Anthony Mangin” / The Tennessean


March 2015

“Phenomenal Woman Series: Down in the Delta” / By Joe Nolan / Nashville Scene

“Down in the Delta Screening at Scarritt Bennett” / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett Center to host domestic violence forum” / By Todd Barnes / The Tennessean

“International Women’s Day Film Screening at Scarritt Bennett” / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett opens nominations to public for Phenomenal Women: That’s Me Awards” / GCA News

“Honor a Phenomenal Woman, Nonprofit Organization or Business!” / UMC News


February 2015

“Exploring gender through lens of performance art focus of symposium” / By Ann Marie Deer Owens / Vanderbilt News

“Darrell Scott Announces Four-Day Songwriting Workshop” / Cybergrass: The Bluegrass Music News Network

“Nashville Artist Featured in Poet’s Corner” / By Janice Malone / The Tennessee Tribune

“Maya Angelou inspired writing workshop at Scarritt Bennett Center / Nashville Pride

“Screening of “Down in the Delta” at Scarritt Bennett Center” / StyleBlueprint

“Poet’s Corner Featuring Henry L. Jones” / Poet’s & Writers Magazine


January 2015

“Stephanie Pruitt Has a Handful of Possibles” / By Cass Teague / Nashville Pride

“Stephanie Pruitt Sees Art in ‘Handful of Possibles'” / By Jenn Todd / The Tennessean

“Martin Luther King Day Events in Middle Tennessee” / By Todd Barnes / The Tennessean

“Scarritt Bennett Center Presents The Caged Bird Sings, A Maya Angelou Tribute Through poetry, song and African dance” / Nashville Lifestyles

“A Handful of Possibles Exhibit at Scarritt Bennett Center” / StyleBlueprint

“MLK Day Events Scheduled Across The Mid-State” / News Channel 5

“16 Nashville Happenings: February 2015” / StyleBlueprint

“Scarritt Bennett to Host Caged Bird Sings Series” / 3A / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett Offers $50 Nightly for Travelers” / 3A/ The Tennessee Tribune

“What to Wear: February Events in Nashville” / StyleBlueprint

“Scarritt Bennett to Host MLK, Jr. Memorial” / 3A / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett Center’s Awards Dinner” / By Brenda Batey / The Green Hills News


December 2014

“Nashville’s Ten Hidden Gems” / By Susannah Felts / Nashville Lifestyles 

“Ms. Cheap Offers Holiday News You Can Use” / By Mary Hance / The Tennessean

“Courageous Women Honored at Scarritt Bennett Dinner” / By United Methodist News Service / United Methodist News

“Poet’s Corner: Kamilah Aisha Moon” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Must-See Holiday Concerts” / Nashville Lifestyles

“Scarritt Bennett to Hold Annual Awards Dinner” / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett Holds Awards Dinner” / 3A / The Tennessee Tribune


November 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Tom Lombardo” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Scarritt Bennett Center Awards Dinner” / StyleBlueprint


October 2014

“Scarritt Bennett Upcoming Hot Topics Discussion” / 9A / The Tennessee Tribune

“Poet’s Corner: Walker Bass” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Scarritt Bennett to Host Spiritual Writing Retreat in January” / 7A / The Tennessee Tribune


September 2014

 “Free cultural fest shows our international roots” / By Mary Hance / The Tennessean

“Nashville Competing this Week in Compassion Games” / By Tony Gonzalez / The Tennessean

“Poet’s Corner: Stellasue Lee” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Nashville among cities tallying goodwill in Compassion Games” / Green Hills News

“Culture Fest Nashville 2014 Issues Thanks” / 14A / The Tennessee Tribune


August 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Jeff Hardin” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“City Looks To Equitable Development As Communities See Gentrification” / By Jonquil Newland / News Channel 5

“Poet Hardin Featured at Scarritt Bennett” / 10A / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett to Host Women’s Retreat” / 1B/ The Tennessee Tribune


July 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Tiana Clark” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“A Fairy Tale Wedding” / By Amy Norton / StyleBlueprint

“Buddhist Monk Comes to Bible Belt” / By Noah Manskar / The Tennessean

“In his latest book, spiritual teacher Lama Marut challenges the modern culture of narcissism” / By Abby White / Nashville Scene


June 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Jennie Chapman Linthorst” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Scarritt Bennett to Host ‘Celebrating Global Community'” / 14A / The Tennessee Tribune

“Scarritt Bennett to Host Discussion Perspectives on the Death Penalty”/ 6A / The Tennessee Tribune

 “Project C.U.R.E. Bring Nashvillian to Global Service” / By Noah Manskar / The Tennessean


May 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Bill Brown” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Wedding in Nashville: Nancy & Dallas” / Borrowed & Blue


April 2014

 “Labyrinths Can Create Lightness of Spirit” / By Ray Waddle / The Tennessean

 “Group Calls TVA Plants to Close Coal Plants During Vigil” / By Brian Wilson / The Tennessean

 “Wightman Chapel Wedding Tradition Continues for Bride” / By Hollie Deese / The Tennessean

“Fun Food Events Coming Up in April” / By Jenn Todd / The Tennessean

“Poet’s Corner: Sarah Neal” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Fierce with Age Retreat at Scarritt Bennett” / Nashville Lifestyles

“What to Do in Garden in May” / The Tennessean


March  2014

“Gary McDowell Poetry Reading” / By Steve Haruch / Critic’s Pick/ Nashville Scene

“TNUMC Pastor to Offer Program at Scarritt Bennett Center” / By United Methodist News Service / United Methodist News

“Sherry Cothran: Prophets, Harlots, Witches, and Warriors – Untamed Women of the Old Testament” / By Laura Hutson / Critic’s Pick / Nashville Scene

“The Right Rockin’ Rev. Sherry Cothran” / By Joey Butler / United Methodist News

“Poet’s Corner: Gary McDowell” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Come Together: Music and Conversation Among Friends” / 1B / The Tennessee Tribune

“Freedom Echoes’ Art Exhibit” / By Jasmine Solana / News Channel 5 – Talk of the Town

“Scarritt Bennett Presents ‘Can We All Just Pray Together'” / 14A / The Tennessee Tribune


February 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Brenda Butka” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Area events planned for Black History Month” / Tullahoma News

“Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium” / By Ann Marie Deer Owens / Vanderbilt News

“Scarritt Bennett Hosts Artist’s Reception for Jones” / 15A / The Tennessee Tribune

“It’s Like this and like that and like this and uh” / By Codie Gentry / 12th & Broad


January 2014

“Poet’s Corner: Donika Ross” / Nashville Arts Magazine

“Henry L. Jones: Artist Reception” / The TennesseanPhoto Galleries

“Freedom Echoes: Three Views of Hope and Memories ft. Henry L. Jones”  / Tennessean – Visual Art & Museums

“Movements to Freedom” / Jennifer Johnson / WSMV

“King’s Legacy Still Inspires” / By Michael Cass / The Tennessean

“Hendersonville Artist Salutes King’s Vision” / By Tena Lee / The Tennessean

“Freedom Choices Exhibit at Scarritt Bennett” / 2B / The Tennessee Tribune