Spreading the good news: “Book of Mormon” hits Nashville

Spreading the good news: “Book of Mormon” hits Nashville

Audiences were shocked by the raw passion and extreme satirical humor that is “Book of Mormon” during its performance on Wednesday at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The creative story of two Mormon men on their first missionary assignment to Uganda had viewers laughing from beginning to end and received a […]

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REVIEW: Kel, The Pressure Kids and Molly Bush captivate audience

REVIEW: Kel, The Pressure Kids and Molly Bush captivate audience

On a chilly Monday night at the start of the finals preparation frenzy, Exit/In opened its doors at 6:30 p.m. as the first few frozen college kids began to arrive for a night of music with Kel and friends, The Pressure Kids and Molly Bush. Fully aware of the ins […]

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Artist of the Week: Kel

Artist of the Week: Kel

  The drive, hard work and passion have brought Kel Taylor and Emma Harvey to their niche in music. Two songwriters with like-minded interest are taking Nashville, Tenn.’s music scene by storm and are ready for more.  How did you form? How did you get your start in music?  Taylor: […]

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Student improv troupe, Beaked Humor new to Belmont University

Student improv troupe, Beaked Humor new to Belmont University

The lights, the stage and the script – wait, ignore the last one. Senior directing major Kyle Odum has finally started something he’s been thinking about for years – an improv troupe. “It’s just been a really long time coming, and I finally had the opportunity, the place, the people […]

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Review: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Review: Two Gentlemen of Verona

From the beginning, Belmont’s theatre and dance department’s rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” had the audience interested. Even the set, which was simply three balconies with drapes surrounding a plaza with mosaic-looking flooring, helped draw the audience in. Because the play was in the Black Box Theatre, […]

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Lily & Madeleine performance dazzles the Stone Fox

Lily & Madeleine performance dazzles the Stone Fox

Golden white lights crisscross the ceiling adding a cozy ambience to the otherwise industrial space that is the Stone Fox, a trendy bar and restaurant in West Nashville, Tenn. A wooden plank stage immediately commands attention with a red backdrop accented by silver streamers.  In what seems like the middle […]

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Bonnamu raises more than $2,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Bonnamu raises more than $2,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

A one-night concert festival jointly hosted by members of Phi Mu and Phi Mu Alpha at the Neely Dining Hall Saturday night raised approximately $2,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The event, appropriately named Bonnamu, was the solution to two congruent needs—funds for Phi Mu’s national philanthropy, CMNH, and a […]

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Josh Turner discusses his new book, the music industry and faith at convocation Wednesday morning

Josh Turner discusses his new book, the music industry and faith at convocation Wednesday morning

Belmont alumnus and country music singer Josh Turner spoke to students Wednesday morning about his new book, life in the music industry and staying true to his faith. He began the convocation by talking about the single that changed his life, “Long Black Train.” Turner wrote the song at Belmont. […]

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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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