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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A picture is worth… a ‘Conan’ exhibit

A picture is worth… a ‘Conan’ exhibit

When sophomore Lindsey Button found an email from late-night host Conan O’Brien’s “Team Coco” in her inbox late one night, no one was more surprised than she was. The request was even more astonishing. Team Coco asked for a portrait of O’Brien Button had done in high school art class […]

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Q&A: Lea Marie

Q&A: Lea Marie

Belmont sophomore Lea Marie Golde is one of the most buzz worthy musical acts on campus. With such a mixed following of admirers, analysts and onlookers offering both support and criticism, the sophomore songwriting major’s popularity — and posters — cannot be ignored. Golde, more widely known as Lea Marie, […]

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Christmas at Belmont performs at Schermerhorn Dec. 5

Christmas at Belmont performs at Schermerhorn Dec. 5

The Belmont University School of Music and Nashville Public Television will come together to produce Christmas at Belmont, a PBS-taped Christmas performance at 7 p.m. on December 5 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This year’s host is Kentucky native and Tony Award-nominated, Laura Bell Bundy, best known for her Broadway […]

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Lea Marie Q&A preview

Lea Marie Q&A preview

Be sure to check out the Belmont Vision’s Q&A with sophomore and singer/songwriter Lea Marie. Take a look at this preview of some of her music on her upcoming album set to be released in January 2012.

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REVIEW: A.A. Bondy turns fans into “Believers”

REVIEW: A.A. Bondy turns fans into “Believers”

Nashville’s plaid toting coffee sipping masses flocked to Mercy Lounge on Thurs., Nov. 10, to enjoy the ambient alternative-folk stylings of Alabama native, A.A. Bondy. Fans gravitated like moths to the milky white aura that surrounded the stage, as the mild mannered southern songster crooned his way to the audience’s […]

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