Project Travelers, the Matt Proctor project

Project Travelers, the Matt Proctor project

While most students post on Facebook asking about classes and books before the semester starts, sophomore Matt Proctor asked a different question. He asked if there were any Belmont students who were interested in helping him with his machinima project. Machinima, the use of video games to create an animation, […]

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Fall Break travel opportunities: a Nashville staycation

Fall Break travel opportunities: a Nashville staycation

Nashville is a city with seemingly a million things to do, so for those of you without fall break plans, fear not. From concerts to festival to sporting events and more, Nashville certainly won’t disappoint on your relaxing staycation. As usual, music fans won’t be disappointed as Nashville has a […]

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Artist of the Week: Koa

Artist of the Week: Koa

Koa throws just about everything but the kitchen sink into its music, and even then the group is looking for more ways to keep its sound fresh and innovative. The group, which features Chase Bader on acoustic guitar and vocals, Conor Kelly on electric guitar and background vocals, Ryan McClanahan […]

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Fall Break travel opportunities: Great Smoky Mountains

Fall Break travel opportunities: Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which straddles the border of East Tennessee and North Carolina, offers a bounty of opportunities for outdoorsy students to go hiking, biking, zip lining, whitewater rafting and a host of other “-ing” words. “We went to Gatlinburg in January,” said sophomore Ashley Sanders. “It […]

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Sweeney Todd puts on killer performance

Sweeney Todd puts on killer performance

Nashville Repertory Theatre’s season opener stunned audiences with a dazzling performance that promises a year of strong, awe-inspiring theater. The repertory company, formally known as Tennessee Repertory Theatre, has never been afraid of experimental theater, but as the group embraces its new name, it looks to push the limits even […]

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First in First Friday series is huge success

First in First Friday series is huge success

Nashville’s dedication to the arts is everywhere. If you want to find it, sometimes all you have to do is look on the other side of the street. On Oct. 3,  Local Honey hosted the debut of First Friday, presented by Hooligan Recordings. An afternoon dedicated to celebrating artistic culture, […]

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Urban Pop Showcase pleases crowd with high-energy performances

Urban Pop Showcase pleases crowd with high-energy performances

Students and visitors alike crowded in the Curb Event Center Saturday night for the 2014 Urban Pop Showcase, a concert characterized by the diversity and energy of its acts. Performers included Annie Bany, Morgan Bosman, Monica Moser and the showcase’s winner Cam. Accompanied by wildly talented background dancers, Annie Bany, […]

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Fall Break travel opportunities: Dinosaur World

Fall Break travel opportunities: Dinosaur World

Dinosaurs may have gone extinct around 65 million years ago, but Dinosaur World in Cave City, Ky. has kept them alive for tourists to rediscover. “The reason to visit Dinosaur World is two-fold: fun and education,” said Park Director Chris Randall. The park offers visitors the chance to see and […]

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Knox Hamilton gains growing attention

Knox Hamilton gains growing attention

Knox Hamilton provides perfect soundtrack for a Nashville, Tenn. weekend. “Clap a little with us, sing a little with us, Nashville,” lead singer, Boots Hamilton, said to the audience before the band opened with their song “Tom Joyce” released on their 2011 EP “The Sirocco EP.” Knox Hamilton is a […]

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Urban Pop Showcase preview: Morgan Bosman

Urban Pop Showcase preview: Morgan Bosman

Introducing artist Morgan Bosman: Influenced by hearing her dad play jazz and growing up in church surrounded by gospel and soul, senior Morgan Bosman formed her style. “It’s throwback, old-school, grooving music. It’s something you would bob your head to, and it’s very groovy,” Bosman said. Starting with singing at […]

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A triumph in Belmont theater, Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman: REVIEW

A triumph in Belmont theater, Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman: REVIEW

“Metamorphoses” by Mary Zimmerman is a powerful compilation of stories about love, but make no mistake, these stories are not to be confused with love stories. The show is adapted from the original “Metamorphoses,” a mythological narrative written by the Roman poet Ovid in the early part of the first […]

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Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho, it’s off to Disney they go

Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho, it’s off to Disney they go

Throughout the years, Belmont students have attended the Disney College Program for a semester and turned their dream of working at Walt Disney World into a reality. “It was always a dream of mine to work at Disney, and the college program was an easy way to do it and not have to live […]

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