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Upper Cumberland Pride Promises a Bigger Event

May 17, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee

story and photo by Melissa Espiritu Upper Cumberland Pride is gearing up for their annual event to be held on June 2, 2018. This year’s event will focus on the themes of community, family, and education.  The organization has partnered with area organizations and built…

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May+June Calendar: LGBT must-go events

May 1, 2018 - Entertainment, Events

MAY 4 LGBT EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS BY CURB RECORDS Excellence in Business Awards is the Nashville LGBT Chamber’s premier business event. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at Nashville Hilton Downtown, 121 4th Ave. S., Nashville. Tickets: $55 for members, $65 for non…

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The Community Foundation’s The Big Payback – May 2, 2018

April 30, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Press Release, Tennessee

WHAT IS THE BIG PAYBACK? The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving day to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties served by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their…

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Equality Clarksville and APSU’s Gay Straight Alliance to Hold Picnic, Rainbow Graduation Event

April 26, 2018 - Equality Clarksville, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Press Release, Tennessee

Equality Clarksville, a local organization formed to support the LGBT+ community and its allies in Clarksville, Montgomery County, and the surrounding areas, will be partnering once again with other local resources including the Austin Peay State University’s Gay Straight Alliance to host a Pride Picnic…

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Far Out Nashville Announces Second Annual Psychedelic Music & Arts Festival in Music City

April 19, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Film, Middle Tennessee, Music, News, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Highly anticipated second installment returns to Nashville May 10-12 at Third Man Records, Mercy Lounge and The High Watt Named “Best New Festival” by the Nashville Scene NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2018) – ​The Far Out Nashville psychedelic music and arts festival returns to Music…

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The Nashville LGBT Chamber Announces Finalists for the 2018 Excellence in Business Awards Sponsored by Curb Records

April 16, 2018 - Events, Excellence in Business Awards, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Press Release, Tennessee

For the sixth consecutive year, CURB Records is the presenting sponsor for the Nashville LGBT Chamber 2018 Excellence in Business Awards on Friday, May 4, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. Over three hundred business and community leaders are expected to attend…

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MTSU’s 2018 LGBT+ College Conference: All Identities Bridging the Divide

April 8, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, LGBT Youth, Middle Tennessee, MTSU, MTSU LGBT+ College Conference, Murfreesboro, News, Recap, Rutherford County, Tennessee

This year marked the 5th annual Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) LGBT+ College Conference. What first started in 2014 has blossomed into, not only a statewide conference, but also a a time to recognize outstanding individuals who are helping to shape and strengthen our community….

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Nashville Fashion Week 2018 – An Event ‘Elevated’ Above the Rest

April 8, 2018 - Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Fashion Week, Recap, Uncategorized

Featuring four nights of runway shows, countless shopping opportunities, and numerous other engaging experiences, the 2018 Nashville Fashion Week did not disappoint. Oz Arts Nashville provided the perfect backdrop for the week’s show stopping events. With opening night bringing the Nashville Designer’s Showcase, we were treated…

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NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK IS RUNWAY READY

March 25, 2018 - Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Fashion Week, Uncategorized

ABOUT NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK Nashville Fashion Week is a celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Featuring local, regional and national designers and industry professionals encourages both Nashvillians and visitors to explore the city’s diverse fashion and…

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March+April events

LGBT+ What to do: What’s happening in March, April

March 8, 2018 - Events

MARCH 10 OPEN MIC NIGHT: 8 p.m. March 10 at OutCentral, 1709 Church St., Nashville. MARCH 11 BLAME IT ON BIANCA TOUR: 8 p.m. March 11 in James K. Polk Theater at TPAC, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Tickets: $39.50-$60. Find tickets online. MARCH 16 LGBTBE WORKSHOP PART 1: Sponsored…

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