Five anticipated album releases in 2015

Five anticipated album releases in 2015

2014 was a good year in the world of music—a spectacular year actually. Last year saw the rise of Sam Smith with his soaring, smooth falsetto; and it played witness to Taylor Swift dominating the charts with a hit-filled album. 2014 will be hard to beat, but these are the […]

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Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

Howard’s homecoming: Curb College dean ready to give back

For newly-inducted Dean of Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business Doug Howard, home is where the heart is and his heart is here at Belmont University. Howard, who succeeds nine-year incumbent Dr. Wes Bulla, is a distinguished veteran of the music industry. Graduating from Belmont in 1979, Howard […]

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“Twelfth Night” serves audiences a sensory feast

“Twelfth Night” serves audiences a sensory feast

Although the audience filled only half the seats in the Troutt Theater, it in no way reflected the quality of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s winter production of “Twelfth Night.” For those unaware of the story of “Twelfth Night,” the comedy centers around the confusion that results when twins Viola and […]

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Warm up with winter Shakespeare

Warm up with winter Shakespeare

Escape the freezing winds of winter by losing yourself in the romance of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, “Twelfth Night.” The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s winter production follows the story of twins Viola and Sebastian who have been separated by a violent shipwreck. After washing up on the shores of […]

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Belmont students’ “1989″ mashup gains swift success

Belmont students’ “1989″ mashup gains swift success

What does it take to get Taylor Swift “obsessed’? Two Belmont students recently learned just that when they were catapulted onto screens across the nation after their project garnered attention from the star. During winter break, Louisa Wendorff and Devin Dawson’s mashup video of Taylor Swift’s songs “Blank Space” and […]

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Experience the wonder of Blue Man Group

Experience the wonder of Blue Man Group

Paint droplets, streams of toilet paper and massive, technicolor beach balls are just a few of the surprises packed into the interactive experience of Blue Man Group. All this and more awaits Belmont students at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tenn. as the theater hosts Blue Man Group […]

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Artist profile: Summer Camp

Artist profile: Summer Camp

Remember summer camp? The warm summer nights, Bug Juice, swimming in the lake, campfires and, of course, summer camp love. Well, Nashville’s own Summer Camp has a bit different itinerary, more to the tune of house shows, mosh pits and gang vocals. The group, or perhaps the camp counselors, which […]

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From the convent to college: Sisters take Spanish classes at Belmont

From the convent to college: Sisters take Spanish classes at Belmont

The stereotypical Belmont student walking across campus might dress in general hipster attire with oversized glasses, plaid button-up shirts with an old band T-shirt underneath and full beards for guys or sometimes colored streaks for girls. Many students sport a guitar strapped to their backs with “x”s on their hands […]

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Thanksgiving at Belmont

Thanksgiving at Belmont

It’s that time of year again when pots and pans start clanking and family traditions begin again. Many Belmont faculty and students have big plans for their holiday season and especially for this Thanksgiving break. Some of the plans for students include going home, visiting relatives and even staying here […]

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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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