We Use the Arts as Backdrops to Enhance Our Message*
- Building Block Destinies, written by Agnes L. Scott – NeighborH.O.O.D.’s theme song (seeking musicians for four-minute vocal and musical jazz, gospel, blues, opera, spoken word, country, and pop renditions to the lyrics, to be showcased on website). View the lyrics to our Theme Song. Upload your own musical rendition here.
- THE COMING, a play, written by Agnes L. Scott – This is a homespun narrative and performance that illustrates how, when using a synergistic communal approach, an upward economic ability effect occurs for existing businesses as new businesses are created. (seeking actors for twenty-minute drama, to be showcased on website). Link to view photos coming soon. If you are interested in performing, contact us here.
- A Dissertation Defense Mockery, written by Agnes L. Scott. This is a short drama based on my dissertation defense (seeking actors for this five-minute drama, to be showcased on website). If you are interested in performing, contact us here.
- Andrew, A Boy Called Hair, and the Edgehill Polar Bears Use Their Superpowers to Help Edgehill/Nashville, being written by Agnes L. Scott (seeking writers, costume designers, and Edgehill resident liaisons to help energize the story – stipends achievable, to be showcased on website). If you are interested in participating, contact us here.
- Camilla’s Entrepreneurial Idea – a children’s book (seeking youth to use their imagination to write a story around the illustrations regarding a girl who has a business idea, to be showcased on website). Link to view book cover, illustrations, and guidelines coming soon. If you are interested in participating, contact us here.
- Beyond the Pale: Experiential Journeys of People of Color through Art (art pieces, to be showcased on website). Link to view art pieces coming soon.
- Edgehill Envisioned Mural, concept created and developed by Agnes L. Scott and enhanced by Janet King, Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency’s (MDHA) Envision Edgehill’s Community Engagement Manager. (This mural, funded in part by Metro Arts THRIVE, and title credited to a play on words of MDHA’s mixed use, mixed income housing development project, Envision Edgehill, is paying homage to Edgehill Nashville icons whose lives mirrored justice, peace, unity, and diversity in their professions and everyday lives, especially in the African American community. Pastors Curtis Goodwin of Watson Grove Missionary Baptist Church, James Turner of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and Albert Jones of Kayne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, and Bill Barnes of Edgehill United Methodist Church, who is not shown in this mural; reparations advocate, Callie House; sculptor, William Edmondson; and, Grand Ole Opry Star, Country Music Hall of Famer, harmonicist, DeFord Bailey, Sr., are passing the baton of JUSTICE, PEACE, UNITY, AND DIVERSITY to the younger generation, words that held the community together following the Civil War and during the Jim Crow, and Civil Rights eras. Collaborative partners: Walk–Bike Nashville, MDHA’s Envision Edgehill, Salama Urban Ministries. A link to view the mural and a video of the event coming soon.
*Calling for related submissions.