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Spring Fling to showcase music, art, dance and theatre


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin departments of music and visual and theatre arts will host a spring fling event from 2-4:30 p.m., April 7, in the Fine Arts Building on the UT Martin main campus. All spring fling activities are free of charge and open to the public.

Community members of all ages are invited to view a sampling of UT Martin’s visual and musical arts through a rotating schedule of performances. The day’s activities include musical selections from a variety of student ensembles, art exhibits, and both dance and theatrical performances. The UT Martin Improv Alliance will perform throughout the afternoon, and fine arts students and faculty will host workshops and demonstrations in pottery, weaving, painting and graphic design.

Children are welcome and can participate in specially-designed children’s theatre activities. The UT Martin Vanguard Theatre will sponsor a children’s theatre this summer, and area residents can preview related activities during the spring fling event.

For more information, contact Doug Cook, professor of theatre, at or contact the UT Martin Department of Visual and Theatre Arts at 731-881-7400.


PHOTO ID: The collection of photos above shows David McBeth, professor of art, working in the campus pottery studio. Pottery will be one of several art forms on display during the department's Spring Fling event April 7.

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