The Nashville community came together on February 13, 2013 to provide a variety of services to the homeless in this short video overview of Project Homeless Connect Nashville 2013 from the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Included are comments from Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, event participants and members of the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission. It is produced by Russ Anthony 411 for Anthony-Denmark Communications. You may watch the video on Vimeo.com and on YouTube.
Chinese Dragon New Year Celebration – Nashville is a colorful and entertaining display of Chinese culture in Middle Tennessee. The Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville and the Nashville Chinese Dragon Dance Team helped the local community to celebrate the Chinese New Year at Eakin Elementary near Vanderbilt University. Mayor Karl Dean was there, as he has done in several other Chinese cultural events, to encourage the crowd on this cold January morning, The outdoor portion of the celebration is captured is this 7-minute video from Anthony-Denmark Communications. (By the way, the little girl heard describing the action was an unexpected but welcomed part of the audio soundtrack. I wished that I had a chance to ask her how she knew so much about what we were watching). Click here to watch the video.