Beat ‘n’ Track: Aubrey Wollett

Beat ‘n’ Track: Aubrey Wollett

Straight from the pages of her elementary school diaries, Tampa, Fla. native Aubrey Wollett wanted to one day move to Nashville to be a famous singer. Although she was willing and ready to start her college career at Belmont after graduating from high school, Wollett’s journey to campus took a […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Skeleton at the Feast

Beat ‘n’ Track: Skeleton at the Feast

The Beat N’ Track plays on this month with senior audio engineering technology major Levi Gordon. Growing up in a Pittsburgh suburb, Gordon struggled to find which crowd he fit in with, attending private school yet growing up in a low-income area. After years of being seen as too privileged […]

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Q&A: Artists must build brand through social media

Q&A: Artists must build brand through social media

So, your artist Facebook page only has 15 fans? Many budding artists meet the same problem: Gaining Facebook fans and expanding your audience is not easy. Social media professional Phil Cobucci of BAM!, a social business firm, has some advice on giving exposure to your site and product. Vision staff […]

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Braddock’s message goes beyond words

Braddock’s message goes beyond words

In each of her 14 paintings on display at the Leu Art Gallery, local artist Jane Braddock uses color and design to make three simple words stand out. Those words – liberated while living – are not only the title of her series at the Leu Art Gallery, but also […]

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Logan finds rock-country niche at Belmont

Logan finds rock-country niche at Belmont

Belmont transfer student Kim Logan and her husky, opera-trained voice brought a spark to the Curb Event Center crowd as she glided across the stage during the Rock Showcase. “[Logan] was very electrifying, the band can really rock,” said Erin Berry, who was near the front of the Curb Event […]

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Theater department cuts loose in new show

Theater department cuts loose in new show

As the chaos that comes with the end of a semester nears, Belmont’s musical theater department may have picked the perfect time to open their fall musical, “Footloose.” The show will play in the Massey Performing Arts Center Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 and 18 […]

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Kraft coaches ‘Nashville’ on dialects

Kraft coaches ‘Nashville’ on dialects

When ABC’s “Nashville” began filming its pilot, show creator Callie Khouri knew her show needed one thing to sound realistic – a bit of a Southern twang. That’s when Belmont theatre adjunct professor Nettie Kraft stepped in as the program’s dialect coach. “I got a phone call from the producer, […]

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Prof-penned ‘Outside Paradise’ continues at Black Box

Prof-penned ‘Outside Paradise’ continues at Black Box

Relationships can be messy. Maybe none more so than the relationship between literary figure F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda as shown in “Outside Paradise,” a new play written and directed by Belmont theater professor Bill Feehely. Set in the jazz era, the play follows the couple as they […]

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Alums form Florida Georgia Line, soar on country charts

Alums form Florida Georgia Line, soar on country charts

Few country acts are described “a hip hop hybrid of crunchy electric guitar riffs, rap lyrics and boondock roots that would make Kid Rock proud and Jason Aldean envious.” For Belmont alums Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley though, the Country Weekly quote perfectly describes Florida Georgia Line, the duo they […]

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MULTIMEDIA: Dark, bold and quirky take the stage at Rock Showcase

MULTIMEDIA: Dark, bold and quirky take the stage at Rock Showcase

The Rock Showcase, the final showcase of the fall semester, brought hundreds of rock fans to the Curb Event Center on Saturday. According to organizers, the show was meant to bring people together through a full professional rock ‘n’ roll event. High definition screens and a two-level stage featuring catwalks […]

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‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’ explores fear in the ‘Reign of Terror’

‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’ explores fear in the ‘Reign of Terror’

While most Belmont students will learn about the French Revolution and its effects in a general education history class, this year students will be able to experience the “Reign of Terror” on stage. “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” a 1956 French Opera based on the Carmelite order of nuns during the […]

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Live from New York, Rose interns for ‘SNL’

Live from New York, Rose interns for ‘SNL’

As a Belmont East student, entertainment industry studies major Amber Rose wanted to find the best way into the New York entertainment scene. Now, she’s interning with the program that airs “Live from New York” each weekend – NBC’s late night institution “Saturday Night Live.” Rose was able to go […]

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