Local food for local eatery in 12South

Local food for local eatery in 12South

What: Sloco Where: 2905 12th Ave. South When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily Cost: $6.50-$8; $4.50 soup of the day; $3.50-$4 kids Info: 615-499-4793; www.slocolocal.com Before you walk into 12South’s Sloco sandwich shop, be ready for a tight squeeze. It’s small and narrow. A long prep table on one side has […]

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East! Hipsters, artists, families coexist across the river

East! Hipsters, artists, families coexist across the river

On the other side of the river, away from downtown, is a historic and eclectic part of the city, East Nashville. This area has embraced its history. There are still painted signs on buildings from the mid-20th century, bungalow-style houses, and old buildings like the Fluffo factory. Even the high […]

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At Edley’s, barbecue’s smokin’

At Edley’s, barbecue’s smokin’

Blues music plays, chairs skid across the floors, people chat and the spatulas hit the skillets at the newest barbecue joint in the 12 South area. Edley’s, with its big open windows and rustic wood exterior, invites hungry customers to relax and enjoy slow-roasted Memphis-style barbecue and homemade sides. But […]

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VIDEO: Belmont bands rock at Music City Roots

VIDEO: Belmont bands rock at Music City Roots

In the barn behind the famous Loveless Café, successful or up-and-coming Belmont bands performed live and on air for Lightning 100 Wednesday night. The barn’s church pews and foldable chairs were filled and the crowd in the back chatted while the bands performed both old and brand new songs, thankful […]

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GOP youth push Paul for president

GOP youth push Paul for president

It’s an election year, and time again to pick the next president. Some Belmont students, like a significant segment of young GOP voters in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, have turned to Rep. Ron Paul. “I have more faith in him than any other candidate,” said theater major Lauren […]

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Belmont honors MLK with “Jazz, Freedom, and Democracy”

Belmont honors MLK with “Jazz, Freedom, and Democracy”

Jazz can be like a battle – different instruments almost compete for the spotlight in elaborate solos. But in the end, all the instruments work together in harmony to create that beautiful sound– also like the journey to freedom and democracy. “Although soloing is very important, you have to give […]

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UM Immersion Trips offer opportunities to serve

UM Immersion Trips offer opportunities to serve

Immersion-a deep mental involvement, a baptism or  in the case of  the up-coming University Ministries’ Immersion Trips,  a chance to explore, learn and serve. “We’re taking just a week to really immerse students or ourselves or whoever goes on the trips into local cultures, into acts of service, into exploring […]

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“Bartered Bride” opera opens on Nov. 10

“Bartered Bride” opera opens on Nov. 10

While Italian and German operas are most common, Belmont University’s opera opera highlights a Czech romantic comedy – The Bartered Bride. Set in a Bohemian country village, the opera tells a story of how true love wins despite disagreeing parents and a persistent marriage broker. The three-act opera was written […]

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Sean Giddings rekindles passion in UK

Sean Giddings rekindles passion in UK

Sometimes a bad situation can lead to a better one, one that fulfills an original dream – at least it did for Sean Giddings. “It’s a completely new phase in my life,” said 2009 Belmont alumnus Giddings. Giddings came to Belmont as a commercial voice major, but changed to English […]

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Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights to play 12th and Porter

Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights to play 12th and Porter

It’s about time Rock ‘n’ Roll came back with some soul. Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights bring out their Southern roots background in their blues- rock music, appropriate for a Nashville show. “Maybe it’s been too long since Rock ‘n’ Roll turned you on,” he sings during the title […]

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ opens at Troutt

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ opens at Troutt

The Belmont musical theater department will present comedy musical “The Drowsy Chaperone,” starting March 25 in the Troutt Theater. “In a way we are able to make fun of ourselves,” said Calvin Malone, one of the actors playing the role of seducer Aldolpho. A play within a play, the audience […]

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Scenes at Belmont: Impromptu Ides of March

Scenes at Belmont: Impromptu Ides of March

On March 15, four members of the history society acted out Act III, Scene I of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in front of the Beaman, catching glances from passing Belmont students. The key players met just five minutes prior and quickly discussed the script– then it was show time. They went […]

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