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Arts Fridays - poetry, Renee Fleming, and Nicole Atkins

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Tune into AETN Arts Fridays this Friday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. for “AETN Presents: On the Same Page" with Jo McDougall, 9:00 p.m. for “Live from Lincoln Center Renee Fleming,” and 10:30 p.m. for “Sun Studio Sessions ‘Nicole Atkins.” 

At 6:30 p.m., “AETN Presents: On the Same Page” features Arkansas poet and author Jo McDougall discussing her poetry both in written and film form and a sneak peek at the poet’s film adaptation, Emerson County Shaping Dream, based on seven of her creative poems.  McDougall kicks off a month of April Fridays that will focus on poets in celebration of National Poetry Month. 

At 9:00 p.m., take a trip to the Big Apple and bask in the musical talent of world renowned opera singer Renee Fleming on “Live from Lincoln Center” performing a rare masterpiece, Knoxville Summer of 1915 by Samuel Barber, performances off the songbird’s new album Dark Hope, and a duet with guest Josh Groban.

“Sun Studio Sessions” rolls around at 10:30 p.m. featuring musical guest, American singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins performing “The Tower” off of her album Monde Amore at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. 

AETN Arts Fridays:
April 6 with “On the Same Page with Jo McDougall” at 6:30 p.m. 
“Live from Lincoln Center Renee Fleming” at 9:00 p.m.
“Sun Studio Session ‘Nicole Atkins’” at 10:30 p.m.