Recent transplant from Fort Worth, Texas. Teacher by day, graduate student by night, writer in between. Hobbies include reading, writing, traveling, snuggling with my dog and cat, and immersing myself in all Nashville has to offer (especially the food).
As Nashvillians, we’re familiar with the story of Tennessee’s pivotal participation in women’s suffrage — we were the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment, which was the last vote needed to legalize women’s right to vote in the United States. But 100 years later, what does suffrage mean for us? Does it hold the same power it did in 1920? Was it, in fact, the great equalizer in voting rights after all?
Nashville has no shortage of venues to display local music talent. However, this isn’t the only talent that exists in Music City. Comedy is another source of entertainment for Nashvillians, and what better venue than Third Coast Comedy Club for local folks to perform.
With Easter quickly approaching, there is no better time to see the story of the Crucifixion performed by a group of hipsters. Wait, what? Unlike many previous renditions of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s acclaimed Broadway musical “Jesus Christ Superstar”, the story of Jesus’s final days has been taken from 33 A.D. and brought to 2020.
First, there was the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw in 1913. There was Lerner and Loewe’s original Broadway production in 1956 starring Julie Andrews. Then there was the 1964 film starring Audrey Hepburn. Now, in 2020, "My Fair Lady" is back and better than ever.
One of the best (and most stressful) parts of wedding planning has nothing to do with the ceremony or reception – it’s the honeymoon. And for queer couples, there is an added layer of stress to honeymoon preparations because, let’s face it, not everywhere in the world is living in 2019 and accepting of the LGBT+ community.