Students show off directing skills with one act plays

Students show off directing skills with one act plays

After weeks of rehearsals and tech calls, the Directing II class is ready to showcase the Festival of One Acts in the Belmont Little Theater. As part of the class, taught by professor Jaclynn Jutting, students self-produce, cast and direct a one act play. Working alongside peers, directors have spent […]

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Boulevard Record Shop to celebrate Record Store Day

Boulevard Record Shop to celebrate Record Store Day

For the second year in a row, Belmont’s student-run Boulevard Record Shop will participate in Record Store Day on Saturday — a nationwide celebration of record shops, vinyl and music. To celebrate, Boulevard will have roughly 60 exclusive Record Store Day records in stock, but won’t be revealing specifically which […]

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From motorhomes to rock concert domes: Ashley Tuck-Lee wows the guitar world

From motorhomes to rock concert domes: Ashley Tuck-Lee wows the guitar world

Not only is Australian native Ashley Tuck-Lee attending Belmont University to get a music degree, the 25-year-old also builds and repairs guitars for some of rock music’s most famous guitar gods. With experience working on guitars used by artists like Slash, Ian Moss of Cold Chisel, members of Spinal Tap […]

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Five Minute Expert: Beekeeping

Five Minute Expert: Beekeeping

Five Minute Expert Harrison Baldwin got one step closer to joining Bob Fisher’s league of extraordinary beekeepers in today’s episode of 5ME.

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Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont alumni Daniel Ethridge recently performed on “American Idol” and received the coveted approval from all three judges. Despite being eliminated in the Hollywood round, Ethridge’s true passion is still songwriting. “When I was a voice major, I got really into writing and realized that’s what I wanted to do […]

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Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

With amazing performances and fundraising, this year’s Greek Sing thoroughly entertained and raised money for a great cause. Kappa Alpha Theta took home the trophy, but most importantly, ticket sales from the event raised over $18,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. First up, Phi Kappa Tau stole the show […]

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Photo Review: Showcase winners wow at Best of the Best 2018

Photo Review: Showcase winners wow at Best of the Best 2018

Technicolor lights and an eclectic combination of genres filled the Curb Event Center Saturday night for the Best of the Best Showcase, where each performer shined with his or her own unique style. The night featured performances from this year’s four showcase winners — David Dennis, Parrotfish, Jake Wesley Rogers […]

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‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

Belmont University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Actors Bridge Ensemble will open their production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats” Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “Men on Boats” is based on the expedition of John Wesley Powell and his exploration of the Grand Canyon. However, the show is not a […]

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Bringing home the dough: Belmont graduate finds success with edible cookie dough business

Bringing home the dough: Belmont graduate finds success with edible cookie dough business

While many music professionals were probably dreaming about making it big in the industry, Megan Beaven was dreaming about cookie dough. A recent Belmont graduate with a music business degree, Beaven had a great job working in licensing at Sony/ATV. But Beaven felt unhappy with the idea of working for […]

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Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

The sweet smell of fresh waffle cones delightfully overwhelms the senses. Retro orange and white walls intersect fun, frilly streamers and twinkly Christmas lights hanging from the ceiling. Bright smiling faces greet each and every customer with unrivaled enthusiasm. At nearly all hours of the day, long lines gather outside […]

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Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Belmont students Madison Kozak, Hannah Trager, Emily Falvey and Regan Rousseau showcased some of their latest songs at the final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year. After last week’s performance was rescheduled because of bad weather, students, faculty and guests filled the Curb Cafe Tuesday night. Country songwriter Madison Kozak […]

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25 years of Bongo: How Bob Bernstein created Nashville’s coffee empire

25 years of Bongo: How Bob Bernstein created Nashville’s coffee empire

Under the gaze of Belmont’s iconic Bell Tower and just outside the boundary of a rapidly expanding campus sits an aged, gray house that has been feeding Nashville’s caffeine addiction for 25 years. Inside, a line stretches from the door to the counter. Local art lines the walls, and Whitney […]

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