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Get On Your Feet at TPAC

January 17, 2019 - Entertainment, Joey Amato, Music, Review, TPAC

By Joey Amato On Your Feet made its debut at TPAC earlier this week and was everything I expected. As a huge fan of Gloria Estefan and having worked for her record label back in the early 2000s, I was really hoping On Your Feet…

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What To Do

“Must-Go” Events for Jan+Feb 2019

January 8, 2019 - Articles, Calendar, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, What to Do

JAN 12 WILLIE: LIFE & SONGS OF AN AMERICAN OUTLAW 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville. Tickets: $112-$125. ticketmaster.com   JAN 15-20 ‘ON YOUR FEET! THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN’ 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15-17; 8 p.m. Jan. 18; 2…

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A Night of Elegance New Year's Weekend

A Night of Elegance New Year’s Weekend

December 25, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Holidays, LGBT Community, Nashville

Experience A Night of Elegance during New Year’s Weekend: Sunday, December 30, 2018 in Nashville, TN. This will be a night of romantic ambience for the lover at heart… so make it a date night. Enjoy amazing music, cocktails, food, live entertainment and a fabulous…

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Knoxville Lightning

Where There Is Thunder, There Is Lightning

December 19, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, News, Tennessee

By Kelly Harrison | Photos courtesy Knoxville Lightning Imagine having a love and a passion for a game so much that one day you decide to take the steps of owning and managing your own team. Perhaps not hard to imagine but now add into…

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“An Elvis Christmas” with the Nashville Symphony

December 14, 2018 - Arts, Concert, Entertainment, Giveaway, Holidays, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Nashville Symphony, Press Release, TPAC

Graceland-Endorsed Singer Terry Mike Jeffery and the Nashville Symphony Team Up for “An Elvis Christmas” on December 19 and 20 Tickets for two can’t-miss concerts start at $25 with promo code BLUECHRISTMAS Nashville, Tenn. (December 11, 2018) — Fans of Elvis Presley are in for a…

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BUILDING A RNBW OVER NASHVILLE

December 5, 2018 - Articles, Entertainment

by Tessie Austin RNBW is a Nashville-based community organization showcasing LGBT+ musicians of all genres. The group was founded by twin sisters Emily and Jamie Dryburgh and their friend Myylo as a way to bring Nashville’s growing community of LGBT+ musicians together. The organization produces…

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Nov+Dec Calendar: LGBT+ Must-Go Events

Nov+Dec 2018 Calendar: LGBT+ Must-Go Events

November 24, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Holidays, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee

HAVE AN EVENT TO LIST? DO IT ONLINE AT FOCUSMIDTENN.COM NOV 9 KAMERON MICHAELS Runner-up from season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Performance times are at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. Nov. 9 at PLAY Dance Bar, 1519 Church St., Nashville. Admission prices may vary….

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Boy Erased

REVIEW: Actors Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman give powerful portrayals in ’Boy Erased’

November 10, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Film, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Review

By Brian Goins | Photos by Focus Features “Boy Erased” is the story of what it means to be a human being denied of being. It’s difficult to express to others what it feels like to be flat-out rejected by society, your friends and family…

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Ty Herndon Releases “Walking in Memphis” Dance Mix Video

November 7, 2018 - Entertainment, Music

By Focus Staff Country star Ty Herndon has released a new music video for his rendition of the Marc Cohn classic “Walking in Memphis.” This is the third video in a four-part series of dance mixes which also contain Herndon’s smash hit “Living in a…

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RON SANFORD CREATES A NEW ‘SPACE’ FOR NASHVILLE

November 7, 2018 - Articles, Entertainment

By GK Gurley Ron Sanford continues to be a driving force in Nashville’s LGBT+ community. Sanford is known not only for his infectious personality and eccentric, yet fabulous fashion sense, but for his huge heart and giving demeanor. As one of the organizers of Nashville…

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