Dolly Parton rejects proposal for statue of her at the Tennessee State Capitol. The legendary singer, songwriter, and philanthropist stated, “Given all that is going on in the world, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time.”
Valley Cultural News
This year’s Rock the Valley – Battle of the Bands has been intense with thousands of votes cast over the last two rounds. Many of the competitors were very close in number of votes, but at the end, only four are moving onto the Finals.
Valley Cultural Foundation is launching a new podcast, Arts on the Move, hosted by Calipso starting March 4th, 2021. Each episode will feature an established professional who will share how they made it in the business, as well as unsigned Emerging Artists.
Mary Wilson, founding member of the Supremes, passed away earlier this week at the age of 76. Her talent and influence will forever be remembered.
Canadian singer songwriter The Weeknd became the first to solo headline the Super Bowl Half Time Show and spent over $7 Million on his performance!
This competition got intense with over 37,000 votes cast over a five (5) day period. Many of the competitors were very close in number of votes but at the end only eight (8) artists were able to move forward.
VCF is happy to have Gina Guarino returning to our Board of Directors as Chair for 2021. Her can-do attitude and support throughout the years has been invaluable to the community and our programs.