Yes, the name is Diarrhea Planet

Yes, the name is Diarrhea Planet

Four screaming guitars, a loyal following of rowdy fans and a name that is anything but typical. Diarrhea Planet, or, as it’s known to the more faint of heart, D.P., is a band comprised of six best friends who’ve all attended Belmont at some point. Casey Weissbuch plays drums, Mike […]

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York’s ‘Bedrock’ is “platform for conversation”

York’s ‘Bedrock’ is “platform for conversation”

Featured in Belmont’s Leu Art Gallery, “Bedrock” is a series of abstract panel pieces with layers of paint, correction tape and “rhythms of dots” that might have you wondering, “what are these paintings of?” For artist Lain York, whose exhibition is on display until Jan. 26, that’s the point. “When […]

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‘Being Elmo’ movie brings positive message to Belcourt

‘Being Elmo’ movie brings positive message to Belcourt

Elmo’s endearing smile, fiery personality, and contagious laugh have captured America’s heart since 1984. But no one would assume Elmo’s high pitched giggle is the voice of a man who looks more like an NFL football player than a master puppeteer. Kevin Clash, the man behind the puppet, was revealed […]

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‘Caesar’ opens at Troutt Thursday

‘Caesar’ opens at Troutt Thursday

But Brutus is an honorable man. Beware of the Ides of March. Et tu, Brute? As many high school sophomores can tell you, these three sentences are iconic lines from William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will produce this iconic play this month at the Troutt Theatre, but […]

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Local artist featured at Leu Gallery

Local artist featured at Leu Gallery

Nashville artist Lain York’s multi-cultural and architectural exhibit, “Bedrock,” explores the human experience through paintings influenced by documentary photography and archeological sites. York, whose work has appeared in New American Paintings, New York Arts Magazine and Art Papers, is coming to Belmont’s Leu Art Gallery to host a reception and […]

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Visions of Christmas, Pt. 2: It’s not Christmas until…

Visions of Christmas, Pt. 2: It’s not Christmas until…

Christmas lights are up. It doesn’t matter if they are white and classic around a nativity scene or colorful with every winter character out there, we love them all. Christmas lights are something no one gets tired of looking at. You’ve put a Santa hat on one of your animals, […]

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Tunes and traditions

Tunes and traditions

Some Christmas songs are good. Some are really, really bad. And some family traditions are really, really good. And some, well, maybe they don’t need to be repeated enough to become traditions. But, for better or worse, Vision editors give you the tunes and traditions that make Christmas a season […]

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Bundy hosts Christmas at Belmont

Bundy hosts Christmas at Belmont

Country singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and Tony-nominated Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy wants the world to know something: She’s a work in progress. “When I stop learning or I stop feeling challenged, I have to do something else,” she said. “As long as I’m continuing to learn from my work […]

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Visions of Christmas: A Belmont Vision Top 10 list of holiday proportions

Visions of Christmas: A Belmont Vision Top 10 list of holiday proportions

Dickens of a Christmas:  For 27 years, the historic town of Franklin, Tenn., has given Christmas-lovers the opportunity to travel back in time to experience Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol.” More than 250 performers will take to the streets in 19th-century garb on Dec. 10-11, acting out scenes […]

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‘Gravy and the Biscuits’ for 25,000

‘Gravy and the Biscuits’ for 25,000

Before coming to Belmont, future roommates Grady Wenrich and Sam Gidley knew they both were interested in music, but had not yet had the thought of forming a band. As incoming freshmen, the two Maddox Hall residents began recording tracks before meeting John Paterini, a singer/songwriter across the hall. “Sam […]

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Ainsley Britain has ‘Heart for Hope’

Ainsley Britain has ‘Heart for Hope’

From an idea to paper to the recording studio. This process may seem all too familiar for many Belmont musicians. But for Ainsley Britain, a junior mass communications transfer from LSU, the process is all too new. On Sept. 17, Britain released her first, and maybe last, EP with one […]

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Oklahoma Outfit wants to get on map

Oklahoma Outfit wants to get on map

Oklahoma Outfit has a history — a really short history. Their performance at this year’s Rock Showcase put them on the radar of many Belmont students, but there’s another story behind their performance. Technically, the group’s first gig was the audition to be in the showcase. Besides the tryout, which […]

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