Thursday, January 24, 2008

Dig it Baby

The Downtown Presbyterian Church presents:

An Emancipation Conversation

A Lenten Art Show, Sacred Blues Concert, and Film Series

A D.I.G. Through Art Event (D.I.G. – Dialogue: an Interaction for Growth)

The 11th Annual Lenten D.I.G. Art Series at The Downtown Presbyterian Church focuses its attention on its theme: An Emancipation Conversation. The witness of God's love for the world has always been a witness of emancipation. The power of emancipation can be a small spark or a raging fire, and we hope to provide a context for artists and audiences alike to explore this theme during the season of lent. In doing so, we will be hosting:


an art show with of local artists on the theme of Emancipation opening 2/10/08 :
Julie Lee, DJ Justice, Sarah Shearer, Jodi Reeves, Carla Contreras,
Nathan Steele, AyJey, Elizabeth Streight, Michelle Cribbs,
Jack Coggins, Mark Sloniker, Leilani Rector, Tasha French,
Richard Feaster, Tom Wills, Beth Gilmore, and others .


a very special concert on 2/21/08 in conjunction with "God in Music City,"
a series of events from Vanderbilt University's Center for the Study of Religion and Culture:
"Tryin' to Get Home: An Evening of Sacred Blues"
Featuring: Ashley Cleavland w/ Kenny Greenberg, Buddy Miller,
Kevin Max, Odessa Settles, Jimmy Hall, Phil Madeira, and Dave Perkins.

The concerts are free and the music is a $10.00 suggested donation.


and the annual lenten film series exploring the theme of emancipation:



2/7/08 "The Seven Samurai" (1954),
2/14/08 "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994),
2/21/08 "Night of the Living Dead" (1968),
3/6/08 "Seven Days to Remember" (1968),
3/13/08 "Thelma and Louise" (1991),
3/20/08 "King: a Filmed Record … Montgomery to Memphis" (1968).


The Downtown Presbyterian Church 154 5th Ave North Nashville, TN 37219