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Visit St. Pete/Clearwater becomes the first Florida destination in IGLTA’s Global Partner program

December 10, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Joey Amato The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association today announced its global partnership with Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, the tourism marketing organization for the popular destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast. As a Global Partner, Visit St. Pete/ Clearwater strengthens its commitment to LGBTQ+-welcoming travel…

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Brandi Carlile Nominated for 6 GRAMMY Awards

December 10, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Focus Staff Brandi Carlileis the most nominated female artist and third-most nominated artist overall at the 61st GRAMMY Awards with six nominations including Album Of The Year (By The Way, I Forgive You), Record Of The Year (“The Joke”), Song Of The Year (“The Joke”),Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots…

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RESPECT THE PLATE

November 14, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Ryan Rattliff Respect The Plate (RTP) owners Chef Tiffany Anderson and Chef Elon Washington are bringing yummy vegan fare with a twist to Nashville. They refer to themselves as a dynamic duo….and what a duo they are! With a decade of professional cooking experience…

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Billy Idol Rocks Nashville’s Blue Room at Third Man Records

October 2, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Joey Amato It’s not everyday one of the most pivotal icons of the punk rock genre comes to Nashville to perform an intimate concert for a few dozen hardcore fans and guests, but that’s exactly what happened when Billy Idol took the stage at…

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‘4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ comes to TPAC Sept. 26-27

September 21, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Focus Staff   Experience the music of legendary artist Prince with a full symphony orchestra when 4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince comes to Music City for a one-of-a-kind concert experience at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall Sept. 26-27. Live Nation Urban…

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L’FREAQ Releases New Single

September 17, 2018 - Uncategorized

NYC-based, dark synth pop artist, L’FREAQ, shares her third single, “New Skin,” from her new EP, Weird Awakenings, due out October 26, 2018.   L’FREAQ says, “This song is about the changes that occur in oneself over time, whether it’s a very visceral day of…

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Press release: New CEO, New Logo for the Nashville LGBT Chamber

August 13, 2018 - Uncategorized

press release by Agency33 | photo & logo image courtesy of Agency33 and Nashville LGBT Chamber   Following an extensive search and candidate review process, the Nashville LGBT Chamber today named Joe Woolley as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Representing more than 325 businesses…

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Press Release: New Tennessee State Museum to Open in Early October

August 13, 2018 - Uncategorized

press release byTennessee State Museum | artist rendering courtesy of Tennessee State Museum   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol…

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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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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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