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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REVIEW: Echosmith’s “Talking Dreams” grooves and captures band’s quirkiness

REVIEW: Echosmith’s “Talking Dreams” grooves and captures band’s quirkiness

The band Echosmith has quickly made a name for itself with all the right people. The sibling quartet, considered to be the breakout band of the Vans Warped Tour 2013, has quickly seen their popularity skyrocket. From ranking in Alternative Press magazine’s “100 Bands You Need to Know in 2013” […]

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Performers bring all despite sound issues at Urban/Pop Showcase

Performers bring all despite sound issues at Urban/Pop Showcase

Saturday evening marked the annual Urban/Pop Showcase at Belmont’s Curb Event Center. Though the showcase was not heavily advertised, many were still in attendance to hear the talents of Cam, Mitchell Rose, Leena Regan and Holla Koala. Cam’s soulful urban performance was a great opening act and got the majority […]

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The Row Kitchen & Pub: a Music City icon-to-be

The Row Kitchen & Pub: a Music City icon-to-be

Nashville locals know to avoid glittery, gimmicky tourist traps downtown when looking for quality cuisine. But recently-opened restaurant The Row Kitchen & Pub just might bridge the gap between outstanding food and country music culture. “We’re trying to pay homage to singers and songwriters in Nashville with our cuisine and […]

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Switchfoot’s ‘Fading West’ brings band closer to fans

Switchfoot’s ‘Fading West’ brings band closer to fans

The Franklin Theatre played host to two sold out Switchfoot shows Tuesday night. Both shows featured a screening of the band’s new film “Fading West” and an intimate concert at the historic theater. As the lights dimmed, the band members stepped onto stage to greet fans before the early showing […]

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Switchfoot brings ‘Fading West’ documentary and tour to town

Alternative-rock band Switchfoot is coming to The Franklin Theatre on Oct. 1 for a unique, up-close-and-personal evening with fans. The event will feature a screening of the band’s documentary “Fading West,” an acoustic performance and a Q-and-A session with band members. “Fading West” follows the band on their 2012 world […]

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Theatre department brings ‘Neverland’ to Troutt Theater

Theatre department brings ‘Neverland’ to Troutt Theater

With their upcoming performances, Belmont’s department of theatre and dance is looking to take audiences on an adventure to the stars — second star to the right, to be exact. Friday marks the department’s debut of J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan,” which will feature high-flying action and enough pixie dust to […]

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