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Big Band Dances Are Back

This past weekend, Nashville Metro Parks Music presented the return of Big Band Dances! This FREE event will be held on Friday nights at Cumberland Park in July and run from 7:00 to 9:30 PM with live music and free group dance lessons before each set, provided by Nashville Ballroom & Company. Sponsors include the […]

How Metro Parks’ Big Band Dance Series Can Keep Steppin’ During COVID

What does big band dancing look like in the tail end of the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s the thorny question Nashville’s Metro Parks Cultural Arts leadership are wrestling with today. Last year, the ever-popular Big Band Dance Series was cancelled due to the pandemic. Metro Parks staff, including Mike Teaney, Sam Frazee, and Sherry Hipps, would […]

CPN Thanks Sarah Cannon Volunteers for Support in 2020

CPN was fortunate to receive volunteer service and financial support from Sarah Cannon volunteers this past year. CPN works to support Metro Parks Cultural Arts programs by providing supplemental funds for Metro Parks Music, Theater and Visual Arts programs. Sarah Cannon offers employees time off to volunteer and support local non-profit agencies. Michelle Craine, the […]