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Enter to win tickets to ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ Summer Tour! Courtesy of Focus Middle Tennessee

June 30, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Giveaway, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville

Kesha and Macklemore are teaming up this summer for ‘The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore’ tour. The nine-week, 30-market tour pairs the two trailblazing artists for an epic summer trek of North American amphitheaters and arenas!   Enter now for your chance to see Kesha…

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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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“People-Powered” station WXNA invites community to birthday party on Sunday, June 3

May 24, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Fund Raising, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

Nashville, TN (May 17, 2018) — Nashville community radio station WXNA-FM will mark two years on the air with a public celebration on Sunday, June 3, from 3-6 p.m. at The Basement, 1604 8th Ave. S. Free and open to the public, the event will…

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4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince coming to Nashville in September

May 19, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Tennessee, TPAC

by Leah Wright | photo from Live Nation Entertainment Prince was an icon of the music industry, a trailblazer who was not afraid to go against the grain to create something new, something innovative.  The untimely loss of Prince dealt a shock wave to the…

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TPAC Tony Awards Viewing Party

May 14, 2018 - Articles, Arts, Entertainment, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TPAC

by Leah Wright | photo by TPAC Broadway fans can enjoy an evening of fun at TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on June 10, as TPAC and Liberty Party Rentals host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party.  This year’s event has been moved to the…

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Review Illusionists Live

REVIEW: The Illusionists Live From Broadway

February 17, 2018 - Articles, Arts, Entertainment, Lauren Means, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, TPAC

by: Lauren Means The Illusionists are sure to leave you anything but disillusioned. Bringing together five of the top performers from the world of magic and illusion, the show is certain to entertain both the young and young at heart. From mind-reading to sleight of…

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REVIEW: Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project

February 10, 2018 - Articles, Arts, Entertainment, Lauren Means, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Ballet, Review, Tennessee, TPAC

by Lauren Means Ι photos courtesy of Ballet Austin As a part of Nashville Ballet’s Attitude series, internationally acclaimed contemporary ballet Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project comes to Nashville February 9th-11th, courtesy of Stephen Mills, artistic Director of Ballet Austin. Light promotes the protection of…

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REVIEW: Getting to Know the King and I

February 4, 2018 - Articles, Entertainment, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TPAC

by Leah Wright | Photos courtesy of Matthew Murphy Barlett Sher has brought Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I to the stage at Tennessee Performing Arts Center in a grand show of color and movement. From the very moment the curtain opens to reveal a brilliantly colored…

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REVIEW: Oh What a Night at TPAC

January 11, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Recap, Review

Jersey Boys takes Nashville by storm by Leah Wright | photos courtesy of Joan Mason (Pictured above: Corey Greenan, Tommaso Antico, Jonny Wexler and Chris Stevens) The energy was inescapable as the sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons reverberated through TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall…

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Nashville Ballet

Nashville Ballet tackles Holocaust, inequality and bigotry

January 8, 2018 - Entertainment, Uncategorized

by Jan Morrison photo by Tony Spielberg Producing art as a catalyst for action is not new. Pablo Picasso depicted the brutality of war in his room-sized painting Guernica that finally raised awareness of the bloody Spanish Civil War. Films American History X, Amistad, Hotel…

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