17 hours ago

Celebrate Earth Day, Shakespeare's birthday and more in Nashville this week

The show is up through April 28.  Zeitgeist is at 516 Hagan St. #100.  Its hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.

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The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Monday at The Belcourt Theatre, 2102 Belcourt Ave., Nashville. Tickets are $20, available at www.meganmurphychambers.com/fun.html

Festivities run noon-3 p.m. Monday on Vanderbilt University's library lawn, 419 21st Ave., S. (Parking is available in the Wesley Place Garage across from the library.) Visit nashvilleshakes.org for details.

The piece runs April 20-28 at Sparkworks Union, 935 E. Trinity Lane, Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday. Tickets are $15, available at www.eventbrite.com.

    Celebrate Earth Day, Shakespeare's birthday and more in Nashville this week
    To celebrate Earth Day this weekend, Friends of Warner Parks presents "Honor the Earth," an exhibition of landscape paintings by The Chestnut Group of plein air painters for the land, a nonprofit dedicated to land conservation and art education.
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5 days ago

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 13-21

First, our D17 Second Saturday meeting is at 8:30 a.m. at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St). Breakfast is provided, so please join us!

Only one D17 bill on Tuesday's agenda: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave.

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WeHome Day will be from 1-4 p.m. at Track One (1211 4th Ave S.). Wedgewood-Houston, Chestnut Hill and Napier neighbors will be getting together with local artists and Metro Planning to celebrate the neighborhoods, meet the podcast hosts and guests and enjoy time together.

The Edgehill Annual Spring Health Fair is going on today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gernert Studio Apartments, 1101 Edgehill Ave.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for April 13-21
    Only one D17 bill on Tuesday's agenda: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave. The Edgehill Annual Spring Health Fair is going on today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gernert Studio Apartments, 1101 Edgehill Ave. Several events, including D17 Second Saturday at SNAP Center (see above).
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Apr 11

A Nonprofit Coffee Shop Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer

...in the basement of the now former home of Humphreys Street United Methodist Church at 424 Humphreys St. The business moved to new digs several years ago, but now things are coming full...

    A Nonprofit Coffee Shop Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer
    The Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood is in for an embarrassment of caffeinated riches this year, as now not one, not two, but three coffee shops are planned to open within a block of each other before the end of summer. The latest to announce its entry to the growing commercial area is Humphreys Street Coffee .
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Apr 11

Celebrate local artists with Nashville's first Art Gallery Day

The exhibition is up through April 28. Coop is at 507 Hagan St. Its hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.  Admission is free.

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The show is up through May 6.  Red Arrow Gallery is at 919 Gallatin Ave #4.  It is open daily, but please call ahead. Admission is free.

The event runs noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the Martin Center for Nashville Ballet, 3630 Redmon St., in Nashville. Tickets are $12-$18, available at nashvilleballet.com or 615-782-4040.

The piece runs Friday through April 28 at Street Theatre Company, 6727 Charlotte Pike, in Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with one “pay-what...

    Celebrate local artists with Nashville's first Art Gallery Day
    On Saturday, the Nashville Gallery Association (NGA) presents the first annual Art Gallery Day, a family-friendly, all-day celebration of Nashville's visual art world and the many art galleries that help it thrive.
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Apr 09

Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass demonstrates differences between reality and images

Where:  507 Hagan St.

    Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass demonstrates differences between reality and images
    Give Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass a sheet of paper or a roll of masking tape and she'll turn it into something completely unrecognizable, poetic and gorgeous. In "A Pearl, a Fossil, or a Scar," her latest show at Channel to Channel, Snodgrass presents a series of "paper-rubbing drawings" - monochromatic, illusive works that possess both the solidity of stone and the softness of textile.
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Apr 06

The 5 best places to get French fries in Nashville

438 Houston St., Suite 160.

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123 12th Ave N.

2901 12th Ave S. and 970 Woodland St.

2901 12th Ave S. and 970 Woodland St.

4816 Charlotte Ave.

1000 Riverside Dr.

    The 5 best places to get French fries in Nashville
    CLOSE Our taste-testers skipped national chains, but one fast-food restaurant still snuck onto our list Sure, the burger usually is the star of the show, but when the plate hits the table, don't you grab for a french fry first? Me too. So what are Nashville's best fries?
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Mar 30

Americano Coffee Lounge Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer

The new venture, located in the Houston Station complex at 434 Houston St., will set up shop virtually across the street from Falcon Coffee, a much anticipated new coffeehouse and community hub at 509 Houston St. that’s expected to open any day now.

    Americano Coffee Lounge Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer
    After a coffee drought over the past few years, the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood will soon be home to not one but two coffee shops, as Americano Coffee Lounge is gearing up to open this summer.
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Mar 29

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Mar 28

Megan Hilty performs 'Broadway & Beyond' with Nashville Symphony

The exhibition is up through Saturday.  Dane Carder Studio is at 438 Houston St.  Its hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.  Admission is free.

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The exhibition is up through May 27.  Cheekwood is at 1200 Forrest Park Drive. Its hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.  Admission is $20; $18...

    Megan Hilty performs 'Broadway & Beyond' with Nashville Symphony
    Megan Hilty first dazzled audiences as Glinda in "Wicked" and has since been seen in NBC's "Smash" and Bravo's "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce." Now, the Nashville Symphony welcomes this vibrant star of stage and screen to the Schermerhorn for an evening of "Broadway showstoppers and classics from the Great American Songbook."
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Mar 23

Updates and Events/Meetings for March 23-31

South Nashville Action People (SNAP) will hold its rescheduled monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St.)

    Updates and Events/Meetings for March 23-31
    Thanks to everyone who came out to various meetings in District 17 this week. I know it's not easy to make time in busy schedules, so thank you for dedicating time to your community! As a result of the meetings, I'm a few voicemails/emails behind, but I'll be working early next week to catch up.
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Mar 21

Dancing stars bring 'Confidential' to TPAC stage

The show runs through April 28.  The gallery is at 516 Hagan St. Its hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  Admission is free.

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The performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Tickets start at $45, available through tpac.org or 615-782-4040.

The show runs through April 8.  Red Arrow Gallery is at 919 Gallatin Ave. #4.  It is open daily. Please call ahead; 615-236-6575. Admission is free.   

The performance is at 7 p.m. Sunday at Street Theatre Company, 6727 Charlotte Pike, Nashville. Tickets are $15, available at streettheatrecompany.org. Patron may BYOB.

It runs March 23-31 at the Darkhorse Theater, 4610 Charlotte Ave., Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12 at darkhorsetheater.com or $16 at the door.

The show runs through December 2018.  21c Museum Hotel Nashville is at 221 Second Ave N.  It is open 24 hours, seven days a week. There are guided docent tours through the museum 5-6 p.m.every Wednesday. Admission is free.   

    Dancing stars bring 'Confidential' to TPAC stage
    Fans of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" won't want to miss "Maks, Val & Peta Live On Tour: Confidential," an exciting one-night-only performance at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall. Following the success of their tour, "Our Way," brothers Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy have teamed up with the incredibly talented Peta Murgatroyd (two time "Dancing With the Stars" Mirror Ball champion and Mrs.
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Mar 16

Updates and Events/Meetings for March 16-24

South Nashville Action People (SNAP) will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St.)

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...remember that Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Watson Grove Missionary Baptist (1415 Horton Ave.), we will begin a critical citywide conversation on community benefits tied to the MLS stadium...

    Updates and Events/Meetings for March 16-24
    You likely saw this week that Mayor Briley announced a $1 million request to Metro Council to demolish Greer Stadium and plans to incorporate the land into a park for Fort Negley. I anticipate the Council supporting this request in April, and the Parks Board will direct the process of converting the space.
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Mar 16

Wedgewood-Houston welcomes live/work townhome trend

Core is also developing Segment, a 34-residence development, at the intersection of Pillow Street and Merritt Avenue. Prices start in the mid-$200,000s.

    Wedgewood-Houston welcomes live/work townhome trend
    Stephen Richards enjoys telling friends about his commute to work, which he begins and finishes in a matter of seconds. "I tell people I have the shortest commute to work. I walk downstairs," he said. Richards recently moved into his new live/work condo in Wedgewood-Houston, a formerly industrial neighborhood in Nashville that has become one of the city's most popular business and residential destinations.
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Mar 13

Pi Day: 5 pies you MUST try in Nashville

Address: 516 Hagan St., Nashville

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Address: 605 8th Ave. S.

Address: 942 Jefferson St.

    Pi Day: 5 pies you MUST try in Nashville
    CLOSE Sorry, math nerds - we're taking over March 14 to celebrate much tastier piES with a list of some of the Nashville area's best For folks like me, math is, well, difficult and not much fun. Conversely, pies are easy to eat, delicious and tons o' fun.
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Mar 07

Things to do this week in Nashville: Music, dance, art

...confront the stark contradictions of the South with tenderness and honesty.  The gallery is at 438 Houston St. #262.  Its hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment...

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The show runs through April 7.  Elephant Gallery is at 1411 Buchanan St.  It’s hours are 2-6 p.m. Friday, noon-6 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.  Admission is free.

The Frist is at 919 Broadway Ave.  Its hours are 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; 10...

The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Tickets start at $35, available through tpac.org or 615-782-4040.

    Things to do this week in Nashville: Music, dance, art
    Tonight, Elephant Gallery debuts an offbeat painting exhibition by a local musician. "Jazz As Is" presents a series of paintings by Harry Kagan, the lead singer and guitarist for local band, Music Band. Kagan started painting only a couple of years ago and his canvases resound with bold colors and an idiosyncratic hodge podge of dark and amusing imagery.
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Feb 28

'TAO: Drum Heart' rolls into TPAC

At 516 Hagan St., Zeitgeist opens “Fortnight Sessions,” an exhibition of ink drawings by Nashville artist and educator Paul Collins.  Collins will show selections from seven projects based on direct observation over a 14-day period at different sites in Rome, Italy and around Nashville.  

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Performance is at 8 p.m. Friday at TPAC’s James K. Polk Theater, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville. Tickets start at $35, available through tpac.org or 615-782-4040.

It runs March 2-17 at the Darkhorse Theater, 4610 Charlotte Ave., Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays...

    'TAO: Drum Heart' rolls into TPAC
    Read about three area theater events first, then scroll down to read highlights from the First Saturday Art Crawl this weekend in Nashville. You won't want to miss the internationally acclaimed percussion artists of TAO, as they bring their latest production to TPAC this weekend.
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Feb 27

Simmonz Bassist Jamie Simmons Dies at 49

Cream Premiere: Watch Lylas Rock Out 'Right Hand Hand' at 444 Humphreys St.

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...Scene that funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 3 at Highland Park Church, at 5710 Knob Road in Nashville. Visitation begins at 10 a.m., and a celebration of life will be...

    Simmonz Bassist Jamie Simmons Dies at 49
    Photo: Vimeo Sad news out of Cross Plains: Jamie Simmons, bassist of the Nashville hard rock group Simmonz, has died. According to the Robertson County news site Smokey Barn News, Simmons sustained injuries in an accident outside White House on Thursday, Feb. 22.
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Feb 27

Metallica Is Coming Back to Bridgestone

Cream Premiere: Watch Lylas Rock Out 'Right Hand Hand' at 444 Humphreys St.

    Metallica Is Coming Back to Bridgestone
    Photo: Steve Cross From the Department of Planning Your Shit Out Well in Advance: Metallica, the Best-Known Metal Band That Isn't Retired Yet, has announced more dates on its WorldWired Tour. This spring, they're playing sold-out arena shows across Europe and the U.K., and this fall, they'll hit the U.S.
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Feb 26

Cream Premiere: Watch Lylas Rock Out 'Right Hand Hand' at 444 Humphreys St.

Cream Premiere: Watch Lylas Rock Out 'Right Hand Hand' at 444 Humphreys St.

    Cream Premiere: Watch Lylas Rock Out 'Right Hand Hand' at 444 Humphreys St.
    In 2017, Lylas came out of a state you might call suspended animation with the release of Warm Harm. Their first new album since 2009 showed off a kind of post-post-punk sound with tinges of country, dream pop and more, reflecting the influence of groups that members of Lylas' orbit had been performing with during their semi-hiatus, from Stone Jack Jones to Coupler.
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Feb 26

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