‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ comes to life in Centennial Park

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ comes to life in Centennial Park

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is a summer staple for many Belmont students and Nashville residents, and this year, the festival features some of Belmont’s own talent. Jaclynn Jutting, head of Belmont’s directing program, is directing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Paul Gatrell, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, is […]

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Music City lives up to its name at CMA Fest 2018

Music City lives up to its name at CMA Fest 2018

VNN’s Caitlin Alexander got a close-up look at CMA Fest 2018, including interviews with Luke Pell and Hunter Hayes. Watch the full video below.

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Photos: Day one of CMA Fest 2018

Photos: Day one of CMA Fest 2018

CMA Fest 2018 kicked off Thursday with performances from country music artists like Jordan Davis, Dierks Bentley and Lindsay Ell. See the full photo gallery below.

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Garage Bands: Mr. Beau Turrentine

Garage Bands: Mr. Beau Turrentine

After talking to bands that practice in Belmont’s parking garages, VNN took time to record a few songs. Watch Mr. Beau Turrentine’s full performance below.

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Summer 2018 movie preview: Your guide to this season’s best new releases

Summer 2018 movie preview: Your guide to this season’s best new releases

It’s finally summer, and that means movie studios will be releasing their biggest, most anticipated films of the year. There are some really exciting releases, some really terrible schlock and some releases that just kind of float in the middle of it all. Compiled here is a highly-opinionated guide to […]

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Office Concerts: Taylor Bickett

Office Concerts: Taylor Bickett

Belmont’s Got Talent 2018 winner Taylor Bickett joins us for two original songs on our final Office Concert of the 2017-18 school year! Watch the full performance below.

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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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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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‘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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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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From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

Suzy Wong wears glitter like freckles. The Thai beauty sparkles head to heeled toe, batting eyelashes so long they could be store awnings. A glamorous socialite. Intriguingly exuberant. Queen of the cocktail party. Her fashion choices are bold, her hair sky-high and, as her bling indicates, she cites gold as […]

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