Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough spoke with Vision editor Melanie Bengtson about his books, his perceptions of today’s youth and his advice for the future. McCullough will speak in the Curb Event Center at Belmont University on March 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets are free to the public and can be reserved through the Curb Ticket Office at 460-8500.
Archive for March, 2009
Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco” arena tour will appear in Nashville April 9-12 at the Sommet Center. “Saltimbanco” is a signature Cirque du Soleil show with a style that borrows from theater, dance and music incorporating spectacular costumes, lighting and make-up for a singular experience in exotic intrigue. Highlights include “Adagio,” [...]
The Best of the Best Showcase will boast the talents of four of Belmont’s most talented musical acts and six of its most accomplished songwriters when the show takes the stage of the Curb Event Center April 25. Performing in this year’s lineup are Stephen Whitfield, winner of the Christian [...]
The Nashville Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary when it opens on April 16 at Regal Green Hills 16, a feat that places it ahead of much more prominent festivals like Sundance – 31 years – and the Los Angeles Film Festival – 14 years. The week-long film festival [...]
Because music is of such fundamental interest to college students, and a concern of students here even more so than at other schools, Belmont kids tend to find friends among fellow enthusiasts of particular genres of music. This is especially true for the metal fans. They would tell you that [...]
For every birthday party, as far back as we can remember, there was always a special, sweet treat that put a smile on everyone’s faces. The cupcake is a staple for any occasion that calls for celebration. This small and simple treat has always been able to draw a crowd around a dessert table and has the power to spark excitement in any situation.
If there were a way to anthropomorphize a sport – to give it human qualities and imagine what it might act like – rugby would certainly be a crotchety old British man obsessed with talking about how hard things were “back in his day.” He’d have a slew of wildly [...]
Poverty. Alcohol. Suicide. Hopelessness. Driving through the expansive state of South Dakota, the thought that such depressive destruction is rampant wouldn’t cross the mind; mountains and widespread fields stretch serenely for what seems like an eternity. Yet for the people of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Indian Reservation, these issues are regular happenings.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough will speak in the Curb Event Center at Belmont on March 30. His lecture, “Leadership and the History You Don’t Know,” will be the final keynote speech of Belmont’s “Art of Being Free” lecture series centered on the 2008 presidential town hall debate, which was held on campus in October.
As Nan Kelley walked around on stage during Country Showcase run-throughs, she juggled notes that included information about each artist, what to say and what time to say it, and where to be when she said it. It was almost exhausting just to watch every stage transition and stair she climbed, but Kelley handled it all like a pro because that is exactly what she is.
Sodexo, the food provider for Belmont, is adding meal options in response to student suggestions and complaints and has further plans for the fall.