‘Make some noise if you’re ready to see something weird.’

‘Make some noise if you’re ready to see something weird.’

Such was the rallying cry of Wayne Hoffman, the world-renowned illusionist and mentalist who performed in a free show at the Massey Performing Arts Center Wednesday night. Hoffman, who has been featured on every major cable and network TV channel, specializes in what he calls mind candy–gathering basic information about […]

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Travel with purpose

Travel with purpose

Spending an entire year in a foreign culture on someone else’s dime sounds like any college student’s fantasy. For Belmont alums and newlyweds Eric Taft and Hilary Hambrick-Taft, this was their reality following graduation thanks to the Lumos grant and Belmont University “We found out about it on our first […]

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Perspectives in time

Perspectives in time

This campus is a growing one with an addiction to change. With rapid development comes a lot of perspectives. Each fall, the new students of the incoming class get acquainted with a school they know to be Belmont, but a graduate of 2005 would not recognize his own college campus […]

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More than just a photo

More than just a photo

What exactly does it take to excel in the world of multimedia? Belmont senior Blythe Thomas knows all about what it means to thrive in the entertainment industry, and she’s just getting started. Starting off with gigs ranging anywhere from photographing sporting events at the Curb Events Center to shooting popular musicians […]

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Innovative students bring Music Row to Belmont

Innovative students bring Music Row to Belmont

Music business majors Caylee North and Alessandra Alegre saw the need for an outlet to make Music Row accessible to Belmont students while still working on their degree. Bear House Writer Management is Belmont’s very own student-operated writer management program. The organization acts as an avenue for ambitious student-songwriters to […]

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“Once” in a lifetime

“Once” in a lifetime

As many Belmont students know, the life of an artist is no easy thing. There are many challenges that come with pursuing any form of art, specifically figuring out how to express yourself in a way that other people will enjoy. These struggles are highlighted beautifully in the hit musical […]

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PHOTOS: 2014 Christian Showcase

PHOTOS: 2014 Christian Showcase

On Saturday, Christian Showcase kicked off the first in this year’s annual showcase series, to spotlight four bands whose message aligns with the Christian faith. The audience crowded in the Curb Event Center to listen and praise to the music of The Orchadist, Like Rain, Taylor Agan and Constellations. The […]

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Mellodi music showcase

Mellodi music showcase

A buzzing murmur filled the room, typical for a Monday night at the High Watt. Monday night marked the second event ever hosted by the up-and-coming college music marketing company Mellodi Music. Doors opened at 8 p.m., and by the time the first band, indie-folk trio Maybe April, hit the […]

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Christian Showcase preview, Like Rain

Christian Showcase preview, Like Rain

Introducing Like Rain; Like Rain’s lineup for the 2014 CEMB Christian Showcase is Kauland Buchanan, Sarah Rademaker, Christian St. Clair, Michael Pfohl, Bryan Griffith, Grayson Schweers and Jake Ward. Like Rain is a band formed in Nashville, Tenn. that focuses on tying in central truths of Christianity to their unique sound. In […]

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Mocha, sounds just as good as it tastes

Mocha, sounds just as good as it tastes

Mocha sounds just as sweet as it tastes. Well, at least that’s the case for Belmont’s very own Mocha. The lineup featuring vocalist Sakari Greenwell, keyboardist Adam Kirincich, bassist Sheila Graves, guitarist Ben Tankersley, Drew Lombana on trombone, Nick Dory on saxophone, Alex Kaptain on trumpet and drummer Ray Standiford […]

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Christian Showcase preview, The Orchardist

Christian Showcase preview, The Orchardist

Wednesday’s featured artist for the 2014 CEMB Christian showcase is The Orchardist. During his freshman year at Belmont University, Drew Miller founded a band based in Nashville called The Orchardist. It is comprised of his closest friends: an Irish-dancing classical pianist named Kelly, an aspiring composer of film scores named […]

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“Once” to win Nashville

“Once” to win Nashville

Belmont students will have the opportunity to receive exclusive discounts on one of Broadway’s most mesmerizing and original musicals when it premieres in Nashville next week. “Once,” winner of eight Tony awards, has received glowing reviews since its Broadway debut in 2012. Now it’s on track to stun Nashville at […]

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