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Oh What a Night at TPAC

January 11, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Recap, Review

Jersey Boys takes Nashville by storm by Leah Wright | photos by Joan Mason (Pictured above: Corey Greenan, Tommaso Antico, Jonny Wexler and Chris Stevens) The energy was inescapable as the sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons reverberated through TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall on…

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Nashville Ballet

Nashville Ballet tackles Holocaust, inequality and bigotry

January 8, 2018 - Entertainment, Uncategorized

by Jan Morrison photo by Tony Spielberg Producing art as a catalyst for action is not new. Pablo Picasso depicted the brutality of war in his room-sized painting Guernica that finally raised awareness of the bloody Spanish Civil War. Films American History X, Amistad, Hotel…

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In Memoriam – Those We Lost in 2017

December 31, 2017 - Articles, Entertainment, Recap

by Lauren Means We saw the passing of many talented people in 2017 and many of them were a part of our LGBT+ community. Here are a few of the bright lights we lost this year: Jim Nabors (June 12, 1930 – November 30, 2017)…

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Major Minors

Perfect harmony: Major Minors is welcoming sound

November 22, 2017 - Arts, Entertainment, Middle Tennessee, Music

  Story and photos by Lauren Means Being a teenager can be tough. Being a teenager and a part of the LGBT+ community can be tougher. Luckily, there are special interest groups developing within the Middle Tennessee area to provide all teenagers a place to…

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Nashville in Harmony

Nashville in Harmony

November 21, 2017 - Arts, Entertainment, LGBT Community, Music

by Laura Valentine and Amanda Elend photos courtesy of Nashville in Harmony Nashville in Harmony (NiH) is Music City’s first and only all-volunteer chorus embracing the talents and diversity of the LGBT community and their allies. NiH began in the fall of 2004 with 19…

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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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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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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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Not Your Momma’s Rock n’ Roll

July 29, 2017 - Question and Answer, Uncategorized

Six of the busiest musicians around are all part of Fame+Fiction. Kristen Ford, lead guitarist, plays nearly 200 shows a year as a solo artist. She also has another project, The Blu Janes, and she’s getting married! Kelsey Von Strantz plays cello and violin. She…

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