REVIEW: fEASTival personifies East Nashville

REVIEW: fEASTival personifies East Nashville

If you travel a bit past the neon lights of downtown — the postcard snapshot of Nashville — and cross the Cumberland River over War Veterans Memorial Bridge, you will find yourself in a very different place all together. East Nashville is a place steeped in its historic culture but […]

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Tickets available for concert hall opening, Symphony concert

Tickets available for concert hall opening, Symphony concert

Belmont’s College of Visual and Performing Arts is giving away tickets for the opening gala for the new concert hall at Belmont Heights Baptist Church and a concert by the Nashville Symphony at the hall weeks later. The tickets for the two October events are available for free, and CVPA […]

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Earle ‘lifted’ after writer’s block

Earle ‘lifted’ after writer’s block

As most musicians can attest, writer’s block sucks. A lot. And Belmont junior Robby Earle will tell you he’s no stranger to this dreaded creative abyss. But to get beyond that for his most recent work, all Earle needed was a little help from his friends. The Louisiana native released […]

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Luke Preston Band jams to success

Luke Preston Band jams to success

In one year, the country upstarts behind the Luke Preston Band went from jamming in their freshman dorms to recording their first EP and playing a major country festival in Kansas last June. Band members Luke Preston, Jeremy Gold, Jared Chapman and Luke Enyeart started together when Enyeart and Preston […]

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Church prepares for tour at Curb

Church prepares for tour at Curb

Chart-topping country artist Eric Church will be rehearsing for the fall leg of his U.S. tour at the Curb Event Center. The group’s rehearsals should by fairly low-key after several semi trucks and buses finish unloading their material on Thursday, said David Graham, the director of event services at Belmont. […]

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REVIEW: ‘Much Ado’ brings swing to Shakespeare

REVIEW: ‘Much Ado’ brings swing to Shakespeare

In their 25th annual summer performance, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival brought one of its namesake’s most witty plays into the twentieth century. The company sets one of Shakespeare’s wittiest comedies against the backdrop of World War II near its end. With the new setting, the Festival also combines Elizabethan language […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Dez Davis

Beat ‘n’ Track: Dez Davis

The Beat ‘N’ Track takes its first spin of the semester with senior commercial music major Dez Davis. Emerging from his home town of Wheaton, Ill., Davis came to Belmont wanting to inspire social change and share what he believes is a powerful connection between people and music. Multimedia Editor […]

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‘POW!’: Superheroes headline summer movies

‘POW!’: Superheroes headline summer movies

It seems like the end of the world has been anticipated in the big screens this summer. A mix of big sequels, crazy teddy bears, 3-D effects and a lot – and let’s emphasize a lot – of superhero movies are coming to the theatres between May and August this […]

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PHOTOS: Rites of Spring not dampened by weather

PHOTOS: Rites of Spring not dampened by weather

Staying true to the vision of variety, The Rites of Spring music festival brought together genres for many tastes this weekend at Vanderbilt. The set on Friday began with Archive Nights, followed by the vintage-tuned Beaker Street Blues band. Gloriana brought joy to the country fans by performing some of […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Tre Houston

Beat ‘n’ Track: Tre Houston

This month the Beat ‘N’ Track takes its final spin of the semester with the hip-hop stylings of December graduate Tre Houston. Houston, who takes his last name from his Texas hometown, grew up listening to ‘90s pop, talk radio and the soul music of his “Mama Nell.” It all […]

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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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Carroll Cloar’s Delta art returns to Leu

Carroll Cloar’s Delta art returns to Leu

Carroll Cloar’s paintings don’t just jump out at you — they grab you by the heartstrings and pull you right in to the soul of Memphis, Cloar’s home and inspiration. Until May 24, the soft lighting of the Leu Art Gallery will illuminate the works of the late artist who […]

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