Singer Louisa Wendorff ventures into new genre, finds success in year following 2015 mashup

Singer Louisa Wendorff ventures into new genre, finds success in year following 2015 mashup

Many Belmont University freshmen dream about playing the Curb Cafe. Louisa Wendorff was no different, but her path to playing the Curb was rather unusual. The former Belmont student was thrust into the spotlight overnight in the December of 2014 when Taylor Swift tweeted to more than 60 million followers […]

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Students showcase creative work in annual art show

Students showcase creative work in annual art show

From graphic design to 3-D sculpture to oil paintings, the annual student art show exhibits the varied creativity of Belmont students. Jurors chose from hundreds of pieces, selecting only the best, which showcased a wide range of skills and media types. One participant in the show, Christian St Clair, had […]

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Finals week: Top three places for a midnight snack

Finals week: Top three places for a midnight snack

Oh no. It is that time of the year again. Finals. Need a late night snack? No worries, these places have your back. Cookout is open until the late night hours offering hamburgers plus two sides and– to top it off, a milkshake– All of these items go for about […]

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Local artist teams up with Belmont for 125th anniversary mural

Local artist teams up with Belmont for 125th anniversary mural

A local artist, James Threalkill, is in the process of creating a celebratory mural with the help of Belmont University’s faculty, staff and students. The plan is to have students, faculty and anyone else at Belmont decorate styrofoam tiles to be arranged into a mosaic. Threalkill, a graduate of Vanderbilt, […]

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Tattoo Tuesday: Jess Andree

Tattoo Tuesday: Jess Andree

“Originally, I was gonna get the words ‘God gave me you’ on my wrist, and I was talking to my mom about how I wanted that when I was 15 years old but I wasn’t old enough to get a tattoo yet. She ended taking that idea and getting one […]

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First Friday returns: Host talks behind-the-scenes art of local monthly event

First Friday returns: Host talks behind-the-scenes art of local monthly event

Matt Baratz hosts the First Friday event at Local Honey for one main reason – the artistic look. “Back in 2014 when I was a freshman at Belmont, I just kind of approached them, told them I liked the property, the grungy looking vibe,” said Baratz. The name of the […]

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PHOTO PREVIEW: “Alice”

PHOTO PREVIEW: “Alice”

The Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Alice” at the Black Box Theater Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 19-21. A variation on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” “Alice” is a darker, more mature version of the classic and provides comic relief and a different spin on the fairy […]

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PHOTO PREVIEW: “The Cover of Life”

PHOTO PREVIEW: “The Cover of Life”

Belmont University department of theatre and dance will present “The Cover of Life” Nov. 12-14 and 19-21 at the Little Theater in the basement of Hail Hall. The play depicts the struggle among three sisters-in-law in rural Louisiana during World War II. A reporter for Life magazine is delegated to […]

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Belmont alumnus Andrew Harding brings chemistry background to sculpture

Belmont alumnus Andrew Harding brings chemistry background to sculpture

Currently available for viewing at the Leu Gallery, located inside of the Lila D. Bunch library, is “Ghost Structures,” a work in 3-D design by Andrew Harding. A Tennessee native, Harding first came to Nashville in 1993 to attend Belmont University and graduated in 1997 with a degree in chemistry. […]

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REVIEW: ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ a beautiful production with comedic edge

REVIEW: ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ a beautiful production with comedic edge

The Woody Allen hit “Bullets Over Broadway” is more than your average 1920s mobster shootout. There are messages of artistic adequacy, fidelity, forgiveness and–most of all– not taking yourself too seriously. Accompanied by the enormous sound of 1920s big band jazz, “Bullets Over Broadway” tells the scandalous story of a […]

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Tattoo Tuesday: Drew Polischak

Tattoo Tuesday: Drew Polischak

“I grew up listening to punk music, so it was always guys covered in tattoos with beards. That’s kind of what I idolized for a very long time. “I like tattoos, because it’s art. That’s all it is. Your body is a canvas, and you’re allowed to express how you […]

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Who Knew speaker series to be held on Nov. 12

Who Knew speaker series to be held on Nov. 12

Who Knew, a speaker series highlighting music supervisors, returns to Nashville on Nov. 12. This event allows musicians, songwriters and publishers alike to network and learn how to land placements in movies, television, video games and more. Speakers on the panel include vice president of music at ABC Dawn Soler, […]

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