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Levi Kreis

Tony Award winning artist Levi Kreis to perform at City Winery 

November 30, 2017 - Entertainment, Events

By David Pearce Tony Award winning artist Levi Kreis is set for a one-night performance in Nashville that will fill your heart with love and the warmth that only this Tennessee native can bring. Kreis grew up in Oliver Springs, Tenn., just outside of Oak…

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Holiday Events

Discover Middle Tennessee: 8 holiday events off the beaten path

November 23, 2017 - Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville

by Lauren Means The holidays are upon us here in Middle Tennessee and there is no shortage of activities and attractions to visit. There are many staples such as Gaylord Opryland’s “A Country Christmas,” but there are many wonderful events off the beaten path. These…

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Cheekwood Holiday Lights Exhibit

5 activities to enjoy at Cheekwood’s Holiday Lights exhibit

November 20, 2017 - Events, Nashville

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens’ annual Holiday Lights exhibit is set to open to the public on Nov. 24, kicking off the holiday season with several seasonal favorites and some new additions. Here’s a look at what you can do at the event: Enjoy the lights,…

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Meghan Linsey

Meghan Linsey debuts video for “Mr. Homewrecker”; will emcee Sunday’s Taste for Nashville LGBT Chamber

November 16, 2017 - Entertainment, Events, Fund Raising, Music, Nashville

By Brian Goins Meghan Linsey, who recently released her new album Bold Like a Lion, has released a video for its current single, Mr. Homewrecker, and debuted it on her Facebook page. “It’s about this woman finding out that her husband’s cheating, and going through…

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Les Misérables

Review: Les Misérables at TPAC is a must see

November 16, 2017 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Nashville, TPAC

By Leah Wright On opening night, the music of Les Misérables echoed through Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) with the dramatic flair for which the show is well known. Through the strong notes carried by Nick Cartell’s voice, the story of Jean Valjean’s honor and…

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Coming Out

Coming out: Stories from Nashville event tonight at Lipstick Lounge

November 11, 2017 - Events, LGBT Community, Nashville

Story Booth Nashville and Tennessee Equality Project hosts a showcase of true stories from Nashville’s LGBTQ community. Story Booth Nashville is a community based arts project by Kristen Chapman Gibbons, True Stories Let Loose and Tennessee Equality Project. The event is 5 to 7 p.m….

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Cheley Tackett talks new album, release party

November 8, 2017 - Events, Music

By Selena Haynes Photos by Joshua Black Wilkins A Nashville staple, Cheley Tackett, is back in the groove with her new album, ‘Buckeye.’ The CD release party is scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Douglas Corner. Focus asked Tackett a few questions for…

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nov+dec must-do events

November 1, 2017 - Events

NOV. 2 SHERYL CROW & JEFF TROTT Benefitting High Hopes Development Center. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at The Ryman. For tickets, visit ryman.com.   NOV. 3 HAYDN’S CREATION Classical series presentation of what is considered to be Haydn’s masterpiece, depicting the creation of the world…

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Halloween Events

What to do: Halloween events 2017

October 27, 2017 - Events

OCT. 27 SHORT MOUNTAIN HAUNTED WOODS Benefits Short Mountain Volunteer Fire Department and Cannon County Rescue Squad. 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 at Short Mountain Distillery, 8280 Short Mountain Rd., Woodbury. Admission to the Haunted Woods: $10. HALLOWEEN KICKOFF BLACKOUT PARTY…

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together live

Together Tour – Live: An Evening of Empowerment

October 24, 2017 - Articles, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Recap, Review, TPAC

Living Our Love Stories You can feel the support and inspiration in the room. As everyone is watching the love story of Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach unfold in the pre-recorded video, the room is silent. They speak of ups and downs. Challenges and victories….

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