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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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Showcase rocks Curb Center

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Showcase rocks Curb Center

Photos by Theo Miesner Belmont students were ready to rock at the 2011 Rock Showcase Saturday night. The night started with Oklahoma Outfit. Students swarmed to the stage as lead vocalist Hank Born showed off his skills as a guitarist. “I told you he could play guitar,” host David Smith […]

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“Bartered Bride” opera opens on Nov. 10

“Bartered Bride” opera opens on Nov. 10

While Italian and German operas are most common, Belmont University’s opera opera highlights a Czech romantic comedy – The Bartered Bride. Set in a Bohemian country village, the opera tells a story of how true love wins despite disagreeing parents and a persistent marriage broker. The three-act opera was written […]

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Hillsboro Village Art Walk continues Thursday

Hillsboro Village Art Walk continues Thursday

The monthly Hillsboro Village Art Walk will kick off Thursday at 21st Avenue South in Hillsboro Village at 5 p.m.. The family friendly event is free and includes a variety of entertainment. “We have had huge success in getting people to come out to the Village this year.  It has […]

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