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Grand Ole Opry To Celebrate ‘100 Priceless Years’ Of Comedienne Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl 50th Opry AppearanceNashville, TN -- The Grand Ole Opry will celebrate the life of one of its most iconic members ever, Minnie Pearl, on Tues., Oct. 23, with a special show in honor of the beloved comedienne’s 100th birthday. The show will celebrate the performer’s humor and more than 50-year Opry career with vintage videos of Minnie’s career, performances and remembrances by Amy Grant, Opry members Pam Tillis, Mel Tillis and Jimmy Dickens, comedians Henry Cho and T. Bubba Bechtol, and more.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Opens Minnie Pearl: Centennial Celebration

Minnie Pearl 50th Opry AppearanceNashville, TN -- Minnie Pearl: Centennial Celebration, a spotlight exhibit on one of the most beloved comedic figures of the twentieth century, will be unveiled August 10 at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. The exhibit, which celebrates the 100th birthday of Minnie Pearl, the beloved character created by Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, is located within the museum’s permanent exhibition and will run through August 2013.

Grand Ole Opry to Celebrate '100 Priceless Years' of Iconic Comedienne Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl 50th Opry Appearance/Opry.com/ Nashville, TN -- The Grand Ole Opry is poised to celebrate the life and legacy of one of its most iconic members ever, Minnie Pearl, leading up to the 100th anniversary of the comedienne’s birth. Celebrations of the performer’s humor and more than 50-year Opry career begin this week and will culminate with an Opry show in her honor on Tues., Oct. 23.

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