Rock showcase favors indie bands with confidence

Rock showcase favors indie bands with confidence

The Curb Event Center hosted the Rock Showcase Saturday, with an impressive crowd in attendance. The lineup included Joel & The Gents, Wild Sun, Keeps, and The Astrochimps. Each band had an indie rock vibe that complemented each other during the night, and they all had a stage presence that […]

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‘Hope is What We Crave’ highlights For King and Country’s live performance talent

‘Hope is What We Crave’ highlights For King and Country’s live performance talent

The Christian-rock duo For King and Country have found their home in Nashville. The two brothers from Australia have quickly become one of the most reputable names in the Christian-rock genre. Their album, “Crave,” has quickly risen to the top of Christian charts and was voted “Breakthrough Christian & Gospel […]

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Last minute Halloween costumes

Last minute Halloween costumes

Having difficulties coming up with a clever and cheap costume? Did you forget to plan ahead? Check out our quick and easy guide to four costumes you probably already own.

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Tattoo of the week: Chelsi Leverenz

Tattoo of the week: Chelsi Leverenz

Despite being a spur-of-the-moment decision, senior social entrepreneurship major Chelsi Leverenz’s pink ribbon tattoo represents the special bond between a mother and daughter. “I initially got it because in high school when my mom was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I wanted to shave my head, but she wouldn’t let […]

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Belmont students swing into action

Belmont students swing into action

The Swing Swag Dance Group is working to build an open swing dancing community on campus one step at a time. The group started about three years ago when a couple of people started teaching swing dancing in the rain outside Maple Hall, now Potter Hall. “I was sitting in […]

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REVIEW: Brett Eldredge makes a name for himself in country with “Bring You Back”

REVIEW: Brett Eldredge makes a name for himself in country with “Bring You Back”

Up-and-coming country artist Brett Eldredge has been taking the country music world by storm. Recently recognized in Billboard magazine as “one of the format’s biggest breakouts,” Eldredge has become one of the most talented rookie artists in country music, and he is certainly up for the challenge. In the wake […]

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The Lonely Biscuits showcase settled-in sound in ‘Things Sure Have Changed’

The Lonely Biscuits showcase settled-in sound in ‘Things Sure Have Changed’

Maybe it’s the long hair, or maybe it’s the mustaches and beards. Maybe it’s their laid-back style, or maybe it’s the effortless ease of their music. Whatever it is, people can’t seem to get enough of The Lonely Biscuits. They’re just cool – it’s that simple. Behind the Biscuits   The […]

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Ben Neumayer: the kid with the booming voice

Ben Neumayer: the kid with the booming voice

Ben Neumayer, a senior who studies opera at Belmont, performs in multiple shows a year but found his actual voice during musical theater in high school. Neumayer and the rest of the majors will be performing the Marriage of Figaro Nov. 8-10.

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Leu Gallery’s ‘From Pit to Pedestal’ to feature sleek sculptures and stone drawings

Leu Gallery’s ‘From Pit to Pedestal’ to feature sleek sculptures and stone drawings

It’s hard to believe that Kentucky-based artist Julie Warren Conn’s sleek sculptures begin as large stone blocks. The elegant lines and subtle sheen of her pieces give the sculptures a look of effortless ease, but her process involves a lot of labor. “I believed that if Michelangelo could do what […]

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Tattoo of the week: Joao Fonseca

Tattoo of the week: Joao Fonseca

For Joao Fonseca, getting a tattoo was all about representing what he misses most about his home country of Brazil: his family. “It’s pretty hard for me to be here without my family so I figured I would find something to represent them,” said Fonseca, who plays for the men’s […]

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Gettin’ thrifty: Nashville’s secondhand shops

Gettin’ thrifty: Nashville’s secondhand shops

Grab that $20 – it’s time to go pop some tags. Yes, you know what this means. To celebrate secondhand, Oct. 17 has been officially dubbed “National Thrift Shop Day.” And, in the spirit of big buys and small budgets, the Vision sent staff writer Katherine Foreman to scope out some […]

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‘Hair Pieces’ reveals woman’s love/hate relationship with hair

‘Hair Pieces’ reveals woman’s love/hate relationship with hair

A woman’s most complicated relationship is not with her man, it’s with her hair. Photographer and new art faculty member Rebecca Drolen’s exhibit, “Hair Pieces,” tests the boundaries between hair women like versus the hair they don’t. “I think a lot of these images I specifically try to question that […]

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