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Review: Love Never Dies is a beautifully dark continuation of the original

June 20, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, TPAC

Nashville is lucky to have Bronson Norris Murphy appear as The Phantom in the current touring production of “Love Never Dies”. The Bowling Green KY native made his mark on Broadway in the long-running production of “Phantom of the Opera” after first seeing it on…

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Chromeo Head over Heels

New Music and Tour from Chromeo

June 17, 2018 - Entertainment, LGBT Advocate, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Sacks & Co Head Over Heels, the fifth studio LP from Montreal funk legends Chromeo, was released 6/15 on Big Beat/Atlantic Records. Get the album, including “Must’ve Been” featuring DRAM, “Don’t Sleep” feat. French Montana & Stefflon Don, “Bedroom Calling” feat. The-Dream, “Juice” and more here. The…

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Donor Appreciation Celebration Hosted by Nashville CARES

June 17, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, Nashville, Nashville Cares, News, Press Release, Recap, Tennessee, Uncategorized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the evening of Thursday, June 14, 2018 Nashville CARES invited their top donors to join them at Red Arrow Gallery for cocktails and light hor d’oeuvres for a celebration and special honors. Among the celebrated were members of the Steve Smith Society…

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EmbracED

Renewed adds an eating disorder support group for the LGBTQ community

June 14, 2018 - Events, Health + Wellness, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee

Renewed, a organization that has providing eating disorder support to the Nashville area since 2002, is pleased to announce their new program, EmbracED. EmbracED is designed specifically for the LGBTQ community. Participation is free and participants can expect to find a supportive environment for LGBTQ…

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Florence Welch

Florence + the Machine is rolling into Nashville

June 13, 2018 - Bridgestone, Entertainment, Events, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

Tickets are currently on sale for Florence + the Machine’s October 2 show at Bridgestone Arena. Tickets start at $35 and are available at www.ticketmaster.com. The highly anticipated fourth studio album, “High as Hope”, will be released on June 29, three years after the third…

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Nicki Minaj to perform at Bridgestone

June 11, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Tennessee

press release from Live Nation Entertainment NEW YORK, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global hip-hop icons Nicki Minaj and Future announce they’ll be hitting the road together for the first time on their NickiHndrxx tour today. See dates below. The NickiHndrxx tour will be a can’t miss outing for fans of the hitmakers who dominate the modern hip-hop…

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Charity Angel Dawson, Desi Oakley and Lenne Klingaman in the National Tour of WAITRESS

review: Waitress will make you laugh so hard you cry

June 7, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, Trans Focus

by Katelynn McWhorter With music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, the opening song to Waitress has you already begging for more. With an enticing story line, the actors portray their characters perfectly. They successfully moved the storyline forward by infusing their own personalities and perfecting…

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outloud musical festival 2018 promo

Betty Who, Big Freedia, CupcakKe to appear at OUTLOUD Music Festival

June 6, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release

press release from Good Neighbor Festivals (NASHVILLE, TENN) June 6, 2018 — OUTLOUD Music Festival taking place on Saturday, September 8th from 3pm-11pm is a one-day music-centric event with outloud entertainment including Betty Who, Big Freedia, CupcakKe, Cazwell and many more on two stages. Betty Who burst onto the…

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Rob Bell brings his progressive views of Christianity to TPAC

June 6, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Nashville, Tennessee, TPAC

by Leah Wright Rob Bell was one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2011. He is probably best known for founding a megachurch, the Mars Hill Bible Church. In 2013, his name became more widespread when he publicly voiced his…

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Social Intercourse leaves the reader quite satisfied

June 5, 2018 - Books, Entertainment, LGBT Youth, Nashville, Recap, Review

by Leah Wright Greg Howard entered into the YA genre with his literal laugh-out-loud novel, Social Intercourse. The story is a coming of age tale about Beck, an out and proud gay choir nerd who flawlessly quotes “The Golden Girls” and “Designing Women”, and who…

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