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The Plus Side of Nashville focuses on everything from the works of non-profit organizations to upcoming events in the world of arts.   The public affairs show is hosted by NewsChannel 5's Tuwanda Coleman.

This Month on The Plus Side of Nashville:

Show 1

Did you know that visual arts and crafts are a used as a tool to help those in mental health and addiction recovery? The Healing Arts Project provides an opportunity to those in recovery to explore and express themselves through arts. This month on THE PLUS SIDE OF NASHVILLE we’ll talk to Jane Baxter, the Executive Director of The Healing Arts Project, and Belinda Harris, a participant in the program, and listen to her amazing story. Then, we’ll share with you the outstanding work being done by the organization “A Novel Idea”! They are helping to build self-esteem and confidence in local students through the art of writing. We’ll meet one of the exceptional students whose life has been changed thanks to her newfound love of writing. Be sure to tune in!

Show 2

Do you have children who love making music? Research shows that playing a musical instrument is very beneficial to children, but music lessons and musical instruments don’t come cheap! That’s why the work of the nonprofit organization Notes for Notes is so important. This month on THE PLUS SIDE OF NASHVILLE, we’ll learn about this growing organization from Philip Gilley and Jen Hodges. It’s a great program, so tune in to learn more! Then, if you are 50 and over you might be interested in participating in some of the fun activities and programs Fifty Forward has designed specifically for you! Joining us on the show to discuss some of the opportunities they offer are Lori Corley, the Director of Active Aging for Fifty Forward, and Adrienne Newman who’s the Associate Executive Director of the organization.

The Show Airs at the Following Times:

Monday
5:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 11:00pm

Wednesday     
5:30am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm, 11:30pm

Thursday
11:30pm

Friday
8:30pm

Saturday        
4:00am, 6:00am

Sunday           
4:00am, 6:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 11:30pm

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