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TPAC’s 2018-2019 Season Bringing in Well-Loved Classics, Fun New Productions

April 25, 2018 - Uncategorized

The HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC 2018-2019 season was revealed on April 24 during a fun-filled event punctuated by videos and a handful of live performances. The event finished up with hors d’oeuvres from several beloved Nashville eateries such as Salsa and Maggiano’s Little Italy….

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NASHVILLE PRIDE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE ANNOUNCES 2018 NISSAN MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

April 19, 2018 - Uncategorized

Festival and Equality Walk to celebrate LGBTQ Pride in downtown Nashville The 30th Annual Nashville Pride Festival presented by Bridgestone is proud to announce the 2018 Nissan Main Stage entertainment line up including Wilson Phillips, JoJo, Taylor Bennett, Chely Wright, Steve Grand, FLETCHER and more…

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Far Out Nashville Announces Second Annual Psychedelic Music & Arts Festival in Music City

April 19, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Film, Middle Tennessee, Music, News, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Highly anticipated second installment returns to Nashville May 10-12 at Third Man Records, Mercy Lounge and The High Watt Named “Best New Festival” by the Nashville Scene NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2018) – ​The Far Out Nashville psychedelic music and arts festival returns to Music…

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Four Middle Tennessee Non-Profits Participating in Give OUT Day 2018

April 18, 2018 - Events, Fund Raising, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that unites the LGBTQ community from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and D.C. to raise critically needed funds. Throughout the day-long event, thousands of people…

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The Nashville LGBT Chamber Announces Finalists for the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards Sponsored by Curb Records

April 16, 2018 - Events, Excellence in Business Awards, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Press Release, Tennessee

For the sixth consecutive year, CURB Records is the presenting sponsor for the Nashville LGBT Chamber 2018 Excellence in Business Awards on Friday, May 4, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. Over three hundred business and community leaders are expected to attend…

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Dining Out For Life Kicks Off Tuesday, April 17!

April 14, 2018 - Dining Out for Life, Events, Food and Beverage, Fund Raising, Health + Wellness, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Cares, Tennessee

Nashville, TN – Considered one of Nashville’s most fun and interactive events, the 16th annual Nashville Dining Out For Life event is Tuesday, April 17, 2018. This year, more than 20,000 diners are expected to dine at more than 60 restaurants throughout the greater Nashville area to raise an…

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NASHVILLE PRIDE FESTIVAL WELCOMES BACK BRIDGESTONE AS PRESENTING SPONSOR AND UNVEILS A FESTIVAL APP.

April 11, 2018 - Uncategorized

NASHVILLE, TN (APRIL 9, 2018) — The 30th annual Nashville Pride Festival welcomes back Bridgestone Tires as its presenting sponsor for the fourth year in a row. Along with this announcement, the Nashville Pride Board of directors has unveiled a new festival app to increase…

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Diversity Day picnic

Mingle with community, candidates at Diversity Day Celebration in Williamson Co.

April 9, 2018 - LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee

By Brian Goins On April 15, the Williamson County Democratic Party’s Diversity Committee is sponsoring a Diversity Day Celebration at Pinkerton Park in Franklin, offering an opportunity for citizens to gather and celebrate their diversity. Robert McNamara, chairperson for the diversity committee for Williamson County…

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MTSU’s 2018 LGBT+ College Conference: All Identities Bridging the Divide

April 8, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, MTSU, MTSU LGBT+ College Conference, Murfreesboro, News, Recap, Rutherford County, Tennessee

This year marked the 5th annual Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) LGBT+ College Conference. What first started in 2014 has blossomed into, not only a statewide conference, but also a a time to recognize outstanding individuals who are helping to shape and strengthen our community….

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Nashville Fashion Week 2018 – An Event ‘Elevated’ Above the Rest

April 8, 2018 - Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Fashion Week, Recap, Uncategorized

Featuring four nights of runway shows, countless shopping opportunities, and numerous other engaging experiences, the 2018 Nashville Fashion Week did not disappoint. Oz Arts Nashville provided the perfect backdrop for the week’s show stopping events. With opening night bringing the Nashville Designer’s Showcase, we were treated…

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