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Brandon Training School http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/981/all en Exhibit shows history of Brandon Training School http://addisonindependent.com/201308exhibit-shows-history-brandon-training-school <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18666" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/201308exhibit-shows-history-brandon-training-school"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Compass_9047bw.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Compass_9047bw.jpg" title="Compass_9047bw.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JENNIE MASTERSON, WHO worked with the division that facilitated the closing of the Brandon Training School, reads about the history of BTS. Photo by Jess Berry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jess Berry </div> </div> </div> <p> BRANDON &mdash; The Compass Music and Arts Center honored its past earlier this summer with an emotional opening of its exhibit dedicated to the Brandon Training School.</p> <p> Building K of the former Brandon Training School, which ceased operations in 1993, now houses Compass, which officially opened in June after almost two years of construction and preparation. The July 27 opening of the permanent exhibit of historical information and memorabilia marked the 20th anniversary of the closing of the training school and honored the building&rsquo;s past.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18667">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308exhibit-shows-history-brandon-training-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandon Brandon Training School Compass Arts Center Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:18:22 +0000 xian 18667 at http://addisonindependent.com Art center's tribute to Brandon Training School tells history http://addisonindependent.com/201307art-centers-tribute-brandon-training-school-tells-history <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18041" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307art-centers-tribute-brandon-training-school-tells-history"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/BTS exhibit opening.thumbnail.jpg" alt="BTS exhibit opening.jpg" title="BTS exhibit opening.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “REMEMBERING THE BRANDON Training School” is a new, permanent exhibit at the Compass Music and Arts Center, which opened recently on the site of the former institution in Brandon. An opening reception is on Saturday, July 27, from 5-7 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18042">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307art-centers-tribute-brandon-training-school-tells-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandon Brandon Training School Compass Music and Arts Center Featured Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:39:18 +0000 xian 18042 at http://addisonindependent.com Arts center eyed for the former site of Brandon Training School http://addisonindependent.com/201110arts-center-eyed-former-site-brandon-training-school <p> BRANDON &mdash; A community-based music and arts center is planned for the last empty building at the former Brandon Training School.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> Stephen and Edna Sutton, owners of Brandon Music, a classical music distribution and production company on Brandon&rsquo;s Country Club Road, have bought Building K in Park Village with the intent of turning the long&ndash;empty, derelict building into a music and arts destination.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9433">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110arts-center-eyed-former-site-brandon-training-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandon arts Brandon Training School Mon, 03 Oct 2011 16:00:06 +0000 Christian Woodard 9433 at http://addisonindependent.com