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NASHVILLE: The Marshall Tucker Band Led will perform in concert on April 29 at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium stage. Headlined by founding member and lead singer Doug Gray, the distinctive and influential Marshall Tucker Band (“Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and “Take The Highway,”)…

NASHVILLE: The Frist Art Museum presents Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing, an exhibition that examines a broad range of the artist’s work through the lens of social and political activism. The Frist is the only U.S. venue that is hosting this exhibition after its 2017 debut in California. In addition…

CLARKSVILLE:  Can you make an awesome film using an iPhone? Do you animate or use stop motion? Clarksville Parks & Recreation has partnered with the Roxy Regional Theatre to give aspiring and professional filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talents on the big screen as part of the Clarksville Film…

NASHVILLE: Parnassus Books will host Angie Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give, to Nashville. Thomas will appear at a Salon@615 Special Edition event at War Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, February 12 at 6:15 p.m., where she’ll discuss and sign her new book, On the Come Up. Angie Thomas was born, raised,…

NASHVILLE: Christopher Paolini, the New York Times bestselling author of Eragon, makes a triumphant return to the world of Alagaësia in The Fork, The Witch, and The Worm. Paolini will discuss and sign the book for fans at Parnassus Books on Friday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are required to attend the event. Paolini was born…

According to legend, Clement Clarke Moore wrote his immortal poem, A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The Night Before Christmas, for his family on Christmas Eve 1822. He never intended that it be published, but a family friend, Miss Harriet Butler, learned of the poem sometime later from Moore’s children. She…

NASHVILLE: The Frist Art Museum presents revered Italian artist Claudio Parmiggiani’s first North American museum exhibition, Claudio Parmiggiani: Dematerialization, in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery from February 2 through May 5, 2019. Organized by Frist Art Museum executive director Susan H. Edwards, the exhibition features a selection of fifteen…

Women lead the way in the upcoming Grammy Awards, which were announced Friday morning. Drake and Kendrick Lamar led the biggest categories, earning nods for record, album and song of the year. Aside from them, the top awards are dominated by women.     The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the…

The awards season got underway for films and television as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning. The Globes will add a new award to “recognize the highest level of achievement in [television],” similar to the Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award, that…

This review first ran in 2006 and has somehow evolved into a holiday tradition. As I unpacked my collection of snowmen for the coming holiday, my carefully wrapped musical plush Snowman emerged, much to my delight. Everything else was dropped as I sat in the living room, pulling the cord that triggered a…

NASHVILLE: Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser A Bronx Tale is coming to TPAC’s Jackson Hall February 12-17. A Bronx Tale takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Bursting with high-energy…

Autumn is Tennessee means apple picking, corn mazes, hayrides and a quest for the perfect pumpkins.  Whether you want to carve it or cook it, you’ll want that perfect orange globe to grace your home or kitchen. So where to go? Here are some of the best “pumpkin patches” in Tennessee: Boyd’s…

HILHAM: The 21st Annual Car Show will be held at Standing Stone State Park in Hilham on Saturday, October 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 1:00 p.m. in the field below the dam. Early registration is $10 and will be open until Friday, October 12. If you do…

Author Eiizabeth Witherspoon is a practical journalism student at Lane College in Franklin.  The quest for the perfect taco has been done time and time again, and this time will be no different. A good taco is not hard to find, especially in Middle Tennessee. There are a plethora of restaurants that…

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