Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

Middle Tennessee is home to dozens of music venues, some of them iconic pieces of local history. That number explodes into the hundreds if bars, coffee shops, band shells, record stores and anywhere else where guitars are strummed are considered. But despite Music City USA’s musical economy most music venues […]

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Vandy’s Rites of Spring washes out

Vandy’s Rites of Spring washes out

A series of band cancellations, rain and the looming threat of a tornado watch marred Vanderbilt’s Rites of Spring music festival last weekend. The festival officially kicked off on Friday afternoon, with performances by soul band Lubriphonic, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and indie rock stalwarts Cold War Kids. As […]

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Whose voices choose Curbies?

Whose voices choose Curbies?

A few weeks ago, the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business opened voting on Blackboard for the recently rebranded Curb College Awards. For two weeks, students were able to vote in a series of categories, ostensibly determining Belmont’s favorite songwriters, rock bands, adjunct professors and everything in between. There […]

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Student visual art in four sites on campus

Student visual art in four sites on campus

Belmont visual art majors will host a Belmont-centric art crawl on May 13 from 6-9 p.m. The event features work by around 20 students majoring in art education, studio art and design communications, including graduating seniors who will receive their diplomas only two days later. “It’s like the equivalent to […]

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Lennon biopic ‘Nowhere Boy’ opens 2010 Nashville Film Festival

Lennon biopic ‘Nowhere Boy’ opens 2010 Nashville Film Festival

The Nashville Film Festival opened last night, kicking off its 41st year celebrating independent film at Regal Green Hills 16. Over the next week, from Apr. 15 to Apr. 22, movies like “Clash of the Titans” and “Hot Tub Time Machine” will share a space with less familiar films with […]

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Gallery: It’s time to think small

Gallery: It’s time to think small

Inside the art gallery at 1807 1/2 21st Ave. S. in Hillsboro Village hang 10 works by Dutch artist Louis Reith. The show, entitled “Avalanche,” is a commentary on winter, using a collage of contrasting geometric shapes and patterns.  The space is not unlike most art galleries in Nashville—it’s well […]

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Fighting ‘apathetic activism’

Fighting ‘apathetic activism’

If there’s anything that I’ve learned from my tenure at Belmont, it’s that you never quite know what, if anything, you’re going to take away from a convocation event. Sometimes it’s straightforward – Honors doing scenes from “Merchant of Venice” can only go so many ways. Others though? Not so […]

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‘Vision 2015’ outlines Belmont’s future

‘Vision 2015’ outlines Belmont’s future

While most students were away from campus on spring break, Belmont unveiled Vision 2015, a document laying out Belmont’s next five years of growth and development. The three-page document outlines Belmont’s intentions to further establish itself on the national stage after 10 years of significant growth. The plan is divided […]

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The high cost of graduation

The high cost of graduation

Your final semester as an undergrad student is perhaps the most nerve-wracking four and a half months of your life. The pressure is on to finish your convos (only 14 more to go!), complete your most significant work in college and find a job before your student loans come back […]

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Alumni’s Sports XTRA promises ‘edgy’ sports radio

Alumni’s Sports XTRA promises ‘edgy’ sports radio

Sports veterans have traditionally dominated the world of sports radio. In Nashville, men with decades in the business of sports broadcasting like George Plaster and Joe Biddle make up a significant part of local sports radio. The old guard of sports radio speak to a similar demographic of older devotees […]

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The Delta Saints are on the “Road to Bonnaroo” [Updated]

The Delta Saints are on the “Road to Bonnaroo” [Updated]

Belmont blues rockers The Delta Saints are among 32 local bands vying for an opportunity to perform at this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., according to an announcement made by Mercy Lounge on Monday.

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‘Content rider’ shapes events

‘Content rider’ shapes events

When the cast of Fall Follies took to the Massey Performing Arts Center stage in October 2008, they had no clue how the audience, which included students, faculty and parents, would take their sketches. The live variety show is known for pushing boundaries, but one sketch in particular may have […]

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