Exponent Manor, home of the house show

Exponent Manor, home of the house show

The lane is dark except for the orange glow of the streetlights. Quaint homes line the street. Every few minutes, a small group of people pass by, clad in beanies, hoodies and plaid, making their way to the end of the street. Gathered inside a home on Georgia Avenue are […]

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Bruin abroad: Home

Bruin abroad: Home

Shreveport. Nashville. London. Home. All of these places I’ve referred to as home on more than one occasion. Even Denver and the stretch of coast along northwest Florida have been dubbed by me as home before. So what exactly is home? Is it the place where you were born? Grew […]

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Bruin abroad: Urban tales in London town

Bruin abroad: Urban tales in London town

I’m from a small town in Louisiana. Okay, it’s not necessarily small, but it’s not exactly large either. It takes about seven minutes to get from my house to Target and about 12 minutes to get to my old high school. All of my friends’ houses are within a ten-minute […]

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Bruin abroad: ‘it’s what i’ve always wanted to do’

Bruin abroad: ‘it’s what i’ve always wanted to do’

I was chatting with my friend the other day (shout out to Laurs, the coolest geological engineer major around), and she was telling me how excited she was to begin her career. “It’s what I’ve always wanted to do!” she claimed. That caused me to stop and ask myself… What is […]

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Bruin abroad: expectations vs. reality

Bruin abroad: expectations vs. reality

There’s an artfully-crafted scene in the movie (500) Days of Summer which compares main character Tom’s expectations about a meeting with his lost love, Summer (she’s a jerkface, sorry Tom) versus how it actually ends up. The two scenes are placed side-by-side on the screen and run simultaneously. Basically, it’s cinematic genius […]

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REVIEW: Fitz and the Tantrums ‘get low’ for performance

REVIEW: Fitz and the Tantrums ‘get low’ for performance

Middle-aged women, frat guys, plaid-clad hipsters, couples on a date night, even a man and his preteen son: Fitz and the Tantrums brought the dance moves out of this eclectic crowd at their sold out co-headlining show at Marathon Music Works Thursday. “Did you guys come out here to party […]

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Bright Futures Tour brings Fitz and the Tantrums to Marathon Music Works

Bright Futures Tour brings Fitz and the Tantrums to Marathon Music Works

Seldom does a band find itself opening for Maroon 5 only a few months after forming, but the members of the soulful indie-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums found themselves doing just that. However, this seemingly quick success has not equated to apathy on the band’s part. They have had […]

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Billboard editorial director shares story for success

Billboard editorial director shares story for success

Bill Werde, editorial director for Billboard, spoke at Belmont Wednesday, encouraging students to embrace failure and expel apathy. After making a few jokes with students, Werde began the morning by explaining his background and path to his current position at Billboard. He described his passion for music and emphasized that […]

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Switchfoot’s ‘Fading West’ brings band closer to fans

Switchfoot’s ‘Fading West’ brings band closer to fans

The Franklin Theatre played host to two sold out Switchfoot shows Tuesday night. Both shows featured a screening of the band’s new film “Fading West” and an intimate concert at the historic theater. As the lights dimmed, the band members stepped onto stage to greet fans before the early showing […]

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Switchfoot brings ‘Fading West’ documentary and tour to town

Alternative-rock band Switchfoot is coming to The Franklin Theatre on Oct. 1 for a unique, up-close-and-personal evening with fans. The event will feature a screening of the band’s documentary “Fading West,” an acoustic performance and a Q-and-A session with band members. “Fading West” follows the band on their 2012 world […]

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TowerMix rebrands as online campus hub

TowerMix rebrands as online campus hub

With a new relaunch, music business website TowerMix is trying to become Belmont’s hub for entertainment news, networking and events. The organizers of the website owned by Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business want it to be a place any Belmont student interested in the entertainment industry can […]

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Prof-penned ‘Outside Paradise’ continues at Black Box

Prof-penned ‘Outside Paradise’ continues at Black Box

Relationships can be messy. Maybe none more so than the relationship between literary figure F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda as shown in “Outside Paradise,” a new play written and directed by Belmont theater professor Bill Feehely. Set in the jazz era, the play follows the couple as they […]

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