Preview: Lily & Madeleine

Preview: Lily & Madeleine

Lily & Madeleine, a sister folk-pop duo from Indianapolis, have had a whirlwind experience for the past three years since a viral YouTube video brought the music industry straight to their door. What started out as a few unassuming YouTube videos has sparked the start of a promising career for […]

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Percussion ensemble delivers exciting performance full of variety

Percussion ensemble delivers exciting performance full of variety

Friday night in the McAfee Concert Hall, the Belmont University Percussion  Ensemble put on its once-a-semester concert under the direction of Christopher Norton, the director of percussion studies. The focus shifted from one side of the staging area to the other, up to the choir balcony and back to center […]

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Second First Friday brings art, culture to chilly weekend

Second First Friday brings art, culture to chilly weekend

Despite the chill in the air, November’s First Friday still managed to heat up the night with a mashup of local art and culture, drawing in an excited crowd. The second event in the monthly series organized by Hooligan Recordings was held at Local Honey Nov. 7 and attracted Belmont […]

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‘Collecting Politic’ convocation marries artistic and historical topics

‘Collecting Politic’ convocation marries artistic and historical topics

History and art buffs alike gathered in the Leu Art Gallery Wednesday night to discuss the  power of propaganda and portrayal of the public figure through history. “Pierce, Schafer, and Sherraden: A Conversation About Political Art,” run by panel members Daniel Schafer of Belmont’s history department, James Pierce of the […]

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The Escape Game Nashville emerges as Nashville’s hottest new trend

The Escape Game Nashville emerges as Nashville’s hottest new trend

The clock is ticking. You frantically search for a clue in the small, locked room. Anxiety sets in—you break out into a cold sweat. You must escape. Sounds like your worst nightmare, but in just the past five months it’s become one of the hottest new attractions in Nashville. Located […]

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Camelot’s golden age shines in Nashville

Camelot’s golden age shines in Nashville

“Camelot,” Lerner and Loewe’s innovative retelling of the legendary story of King Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot, captivated Nashvillians with its opening performance on Tuesday at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. This creative musical is a revival of Lerner and Loewe’s classic version that modernizes the production. Its updated look includes […]

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Preview: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Preview: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Girls swagger on stage sporting 5 o’clock shadows, a dog constantly upstages his master and a love triangle forces its way between two friends in Belmont’s production of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona.” The modernization of Shakespeare’s earliest comedy focuses on the power of love and deception. When is it OK […]

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Belmont Equestrian Club wins six ribbons in first competition

Belmont Equestrian Club wins six ribbons in first competition

The Belmont Equestrian Club won six ribbons at the Maryville College competition held Oct. 18 – 19. The five competing members represented Belmont in the hunter/jumper discipline of equestrian sports. Belmont’s competitors rode against other East Tennessee colleges, including Vanderbilt University and University of Tennessee, Knoxville. During the two-day event, […]

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Artist of the Week: Holla Koala

Artist of the Week: Holla Koala

Holla Koala will make you dance with one catchy beat after another. The dance-rock group formed by Connor Kaos has been aiming to encourage the dance and electronica music in both Nashville, Tenn. and at Belmont.  How did you get your start with Holla Koala?  I got started with Holla […]

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Building character: a musical theatre journey

Building character: a musical theatre journey

Since the first day of classes, Belmont musical theater students have been “character building” as they rehearse for their fall production of “Oklahoma!” “The first step of developing a character is knowing the material,” said senior musical theater major Suzanna Champion.  Champion has been acting since she was three and […]

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King Arthur to set up court in Nashville

King Arthur to set up court in Nashville

For one week, Nashville, Tenn. theater fans will have the opportunity to experience the drama, gallantry and chivalry of the golden age of Camelot in Lerner and Loewe’s innovative retelling of King Arthur’s legendary story. “Camelot” is a refreshing look into the lives of King Arthur, his wife Guenevere, the […]

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Veteran indie band, The New Pornographers return to Nashville

Veteran indie band, The New Pornographers return to Nashville

Veteran indie rockers, The New Pornographers, are making their awaited return to Nashville, Tenn.  Nov. 4. The band has been on tour since October in support of its newest record, “Brill Bruisers,” which the group released in August. With a four-year gap between album releases, the band is excited to […]

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