Renovated concert hall wows crowd

Renovated concert hall wows crowd

Belmont celebrated the grand opening of a “pleasure for the eyes and ears,” the newly renovated 857-seat McAfee Concert Hall,  on Friday, Oct. 5. “It [the concert hall] now stands as a place of learning and music making that will not only enhance the cultural life of Belmont’s campus but […]

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Printmaking exhibit at Leu combines regional projects

Printmaking exhibit at Leu combines regional projects

The Leu Art Gallery is hosting a regional portfolio exchange through most of October that combines an unique medium, printmaking, with the work of artists in Nashville and on the other side of the country. Its title, “Tributaries,” reflects the project’s conglomeration of prints from the South and Mountain West, […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Katie Kendall

Beat ‘n’ Track: Katie Kendall

The Beat N’ Track plays on this month with senior entertainment industries studies major, Katie Kendall. She always knew music was tugging on her heart strings and when Kendall was 12 years old, her family had confidence that a move to Gallatin, Tenn. was a step in the right direction. […]

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‘Almost Maine’ combines heart with unique plot

‘Almost Maine’ combines heart with unique plot

Realistic moments in reality-breaking settings are the focal point of “Almost Maine,” the Belmont theater department’s first performance of the semester. The John Cariani-penned play revolves around a cold Friday night in the middle of winter in the mythical town of Almost, Maine. The different scenes each explore an aspect […]

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Juniors hook dozens of students on ‘Doctor Who’

Juniors hook dozens of students on ‘Doctor Who’

In one semester, Belmont juniors Ben Neumayer and Joel David hooked dozens of Belmont students on longtime British sci-fi series “Doctor Who” – even though the BBC series about intergalactic time travel isn’t televised on campus. “It started with five people just sitting in my dorm room, crowded on a […]

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‘Social experiment’ brings styles together for one piece

‘Social experiment’ brings styles together for one piece

When 16 Belmont drawing students were given a final project last semester, they never expected it to turn into what they called a social experiment. The assignment developed by former Belmont professor James Darr required each of the students to draw one section of a photograph and then combining it […]

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MULTIMEDIA: Judah and the Lion drums way into Best of the Best

MULTIMEDIA: Judah and the Lion drums way into Best of the Best

The Christian Showcase brought hundreds of students to the Curb Event Center Saturday night for a night of music and worship. Each of the four acts had 30 minutes to perform in a lowly lit and foggy arena. The night started with Sam Pinkerton and her band, who warmed up […]

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Christian Showcase set for Saturday

Christian Showcase set for Saturday

The four acts in the Christian Showcase will open this year’s showcase series in the Curb Event Center at 7 p.m. Saturday night. As usual, the Christian Showcase will be the first concert of the annual series, and students will receive music business seminar credit for attending. This year’s acts, […]

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Eggebrecht’s project on the move

Eggebrecht’s project on the move

For Belmont senior Ben Eggebrecht of My Red and Blue, music is about building relationships with other people – plain and simple. His music project, My Red and Blue, is not that simple of a band though. “It’s like a solo project minus the solo,” Eggebrecht said. He described the […]

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VIDEO: Dearly Brothers’ song makes Letterman movie

VIDEO: Dearly Brothers’ song makes Letterman movie

In eight months, the folk-rock sound of Dearly Brothers has gone from their lead singer’s living room to the big screen. The band, consisting of Vian Zaayman, Drake Morey, Joey Kenkel, Trevor Nikrant, Chris Worley and Phil Englehart, were formed early this year by Zaayman based on how the six […]

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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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