Fall Break travel opportunities: Chattanooga, Tenn.

Fall Break travel opportunities: Chattanooga, Tenn.

Only two hours away, Chattanooga, Tenn. offers the perfect mix of outdoor adventure and indoor attractions to entertain any personality. The New York Times named Chattanooga one of the “Top 45 Places to go” in the world, one of only four U.S. cities included in the list, for its perfect […]

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Fall Break travel opportunities: the Bell Witch Cave

Fall Break travel opportunities: the Bell Witch Cave

Halloween may still be more than three weeks away, but Belmont students looking for spooky fall break thrills need look  no further than the Bell Witch Cave. Located in Adams, Tenn., only an hour away from Belmont University, the Bell Witch Cave is home to one of the most famous […]

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Fall break travel opportunities: Guntersville, Ala.

Fall break travel opportunities: Guntersville, Ala.

With fall break fast approaching, students are looking for something to do for their long weekend. While there are plenty of things to do around Nashville and the surrounding cities, it’s always an option to escape the tourist traps and travel further down south to visit Guntersville, Ala. Lake Guntersville […]

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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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