These “Kinky Boots” are made for walking

These “Kinky Boots” are made for walking

Strap on a pair of stunning heels and prepare to be dazzled as “Kinky Boots” sweeps into town. With unforgettable music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a script written by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, “Kinky Boots” brings glitz and glamour to the stage of the Tennessee Performing Arts […]

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Commercial Music Showcase: The Khromatiks

Commercial Music Showcase: The Khromatiks

With their haunting instrumentals and their unique perspective on popular songs, Belmont duo the Khromatiks will be one of four acts taking the stage at Monday’s Commercial Music Showcase. Senior Kayleigh Moyer and alumni Kyle Pudenz hope to make their name better known in the Belmont community with the upcoming […]

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Commercial Music Showcase: Robyn Harris

Commercial Music Showcase: Robyn Harris

With her lifelong love of music and her indie pop sound, senior Robyn Harris will be taking the stage as one of four acts at the upcoming Commercial Music Showcase in February. Enrolled in piano lessons by her mother at age six, Harris’s musicality has been intertwined with her life […]

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Commercial Music Showcase: Justine Hauge

Commercial Music Showcase: Justine Hauge

With her heartfelt crooning, audience-focused vision and bluesy feel, junior Justine Hauge is ready to take the stage at the 23rd Annual Commercial Music Showcase on Feb. 2. Hauge, who described her style as “pop music with a soulful, R&B feel,” began her vocal performances in the first grade and […]

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Five anticipated album releases in 2015

Five anticipated album releases in 2015

2014 was a good year in the world of music—a spectacular year actually. Last year saw the rise of Sam Smith with his soaring, smooth falsetto; and it played witness to Taylor Swift dominating the charts with a hit-filled album. 2014 will be hard to beat, but these are the […]

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Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

For newly-inducted Dean of Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business Doug Howard, home is where the heart is and his heart is here at Belmont University. Howard, who succeeds nine-year incumbent Dr. Wes Bulla, is a distinguished veteran of the music industry. Graduating from Belmont in 1979, Howard […]

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“Twelfth Night” serves audiences a sensory feast

“Twelfth Night” serves audiences a sensory feast

Although the audience filled only half the seats in the Troutt Theater, it in no way reflected the quality of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s winter production of “Twelfth Night.” For those unaware of the story of “Twelfth Night,” the comedy centers around the confusion that results when twins Viola and […]

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Warm up with winter Shakespeare

Warm up with winter Shakespeare

Escape the freezing winds of winter by losing yourself in the romance of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, “Twelfth Night.” The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s winter production follows the story of twins Viola and Sebastian who have been separated by a violent shipwreck. After washing up on the shores of […]

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Belmont students’ “1989″ mashup gains swift success

Belmont students’ “1989″ mashup gains swift success

What does it take to get Taylor Swift “obsessed’? Two Belmont students recently learned just that when they were catapulted onto screens across the nation after their project garnered attention from the star. During winter break, Louisa Wendorff and Devin Dawson’s mashup video of Taylor Swift’s songs “Blank Space” and […]

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Experience the wonder of Blue Man Group

Experience the wonder of Blue Man Group

Paint droplets, streams of toilet paper and massive, technicolor beach balls are just a few of the surprises packed into the interactive experience of Blue Man Group. All this and more awaits Belmont students at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tenn. as the theater hosts Blue Man Group […]

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Artist profile: Summer Camp

Artist profile: Summer Camp

Remember summer camp? The warm summer nights, Bug Juice, swimming in the lake, campfires and, of course, summer camp love. Well, Nashville’s own Summer Camp has a bit different itinerary, more to the tune of house shows, mosh pits and gang vocals. The group, or perhaps the camp counselors, which […]

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From the convent to college: Sisters take Spanish classes at Belmont

From the convent to college: Sisters take Spanish classes at Belmont

The stereotypical Belmont student walking across campus might dress in general hipster attire with oversized glasses, plaid button-up shirts with an old band T-shirt underneath and full beards for guys or sometimes colored streaks for girls. Many students sport a guitar strapped to their backs with “x”s on their hands […]

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