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An example of artwork featured in 2019 exhibits at Frist Art Museum

Press Release: Frist Art Museum Announces 2019 Schedule

August 16, 2018 - Arts, Frist Art Museum, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Frist Art Museum     2019 Frist Art Museum Exhibition Schedule Features French and British Masterpieces from the Mellon Collection; Photography by Dorothea Lange; Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism from the Gelman Collection; A Survey of Surrealism; Native Women Artists;…

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Witness Why Nashville is Known as the ‘Athens of the South’

August 15, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee

by Sheryl Turman | photo by Alicia Holland Nestled just west of downtown Nashville is the 132-acre Centennial Park. Established in 1903 it is an epicenter of arts, culture and the divine feminine. It was fittingly established on land that was the first ever grant…

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Asia O'Hara

Asia O’Hara on Strength and Sisterhood in Competition

August 10, 2018 - Arts, Drag Queens, Entertainment, LGBT Community

by Ryan Rattliff | photo courtesy of Voss Events   “Well, Texas is back in the house, y’all!” Asia O’Hara announced herself as she sashayed into the workroom on the premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10. The Helen of Seven store owner and costume…

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Press Release: Frist Art Museum Presents Paris 1900: City of Entertainment

August 9, 2018 - Arts, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Press Release

press release from Frist Art Museum | photos courtesy of Frist Art Museum   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 9, 2018)—The Frist Art Museum presents Paris 1900: City of Entertainment, an exhibition that revives the splendor of the French capital at the turn of the twentieth century,…

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August 4, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Food and Beverage, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release by Good Neighbor Festivals | artwork by Jennifer Walker   “A Uniter, Not a Divider …Bringing Together Fruits & Vegetables!”   The 15th annual Tomato Art Fest takes place on Friday August 10th and Saturday August 11th in historic East Nashville.  What once started as…

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Review: The Cher Show is sequin-filled fun

July 13, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, LGBT Ally, Music, Review

by David Pearce | photos courtesy of The Cher Show   “You Better Sit Down Kids” because “The Beat Goes On” in a new Broadway sensation, “The Cher Show“, which opens on Broadway December 3rd and starts previews on November 1st after a successful pre-Broadway run at…

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Evan + Zane perform on stage

Review: New Band Evan + Zane Hit Nashville Stage for the First Time

July 7, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Review, Tennessee

story by GK Gurley | photo courtesy of Evan Rachel Wood via Instagram Evan Rachel Wood is a stunning actress, a gorgeous queer woman, and a resident of Tennessee. Most of us know Evan Rachel Wood as a robot on Westworld. Maybe she is on…

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Recap – Pride Journey: Philadelphia

July 3, 2018 - Agency33, Arts, Entertainment, Events, Food and Beverage, Joey Amato, LGBT Community, Recap

story and photos by Joey Amato The first time I visited Philadelphia was for last year’s NLGJA conference and to be perfectly honest, I really didn’t think much of the city. The main reason for my feeling was mostly because I was stuck in a…

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Jumper Maybach

Maybach’s explosion of color hits Music City

July 2, 2018 - Agency33, Arts, Joey Amato, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, Nashville, Tennessee

by Leah Wright | photos courtesy of Jumper Maybach   Accomplished artist Jumper Maybach’s new exhibit, The Pride Collection: INTROSPECTION, opens at the Mary Hong Gallery on July 3 and will close on July 31. Maybach, born Ben Workman, is known for a full face…

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Upcoming Events

Jul+Aug Events

June 27, 2018 - Arts, Bianca Page Day, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro, Music, Nashville, Tennessee

JULY 1 SECOND ANNUAL MISS AND MISTER AMERICANA PAGEANT Pageant proceeds benefit The Conductor’s PWA Fund. 9 p.m. July 1 at TRAX, 1501 Ensley Blvd., Nashville. Visit trax-gay-bar.business.site.   JULY 4 LET FREEDOM SING! NASHVILLE JULY 4TH FIREWORKS Nashville’s downtown celebration includes live music at…

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