1 hour ago

Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action

To engage that group, Power Together TN came up with an idea of a conference to further educate and engage the community. The workshops will take place 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at TSU Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave N, Nashville) in downtown Nashville.

    Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action
    CLOSE Kristin Dillard wore black every day for a week after the 2016 presidential election. She felt a shift toward "fear and negativity and otherness," and she mourned it. "I spent a week in a funk I couldn't shake," she says. But then, at a breakfast fundraiser nearly 10 days later, something changed.
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17 hours ago

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage added an event.

Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program “Spiritual Songs: History of African-American Music.” Dr. Johnston-Bush will explore the history of spiritual music and its evolution as an American art form. Her dynamic voice brings each song alive, tracing the history of this powerful musical expression of faith, the audience is led from the 1600’s to the present, illustrating the impact and influence of African American Spiritual Music in all musical genres today! The event will take place at Tennessee State University in The Avon Williams Center. 330 10th Ave N Nashville, TN 37203

    Spiritual Songs: Music That Built a Nation
    Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program "Spiritual Songs: History of African-American...
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Jan 08

The Imploder: Guy who's blowing up LifeWay also took down the Georgia Dome

Where: 10th Avenue North at Commerce Street in downtown Nashville

    The Imploder: Guy who's blowing up LifeWay also took down the Georgia Dome
    CLOSE Steve Pettigrew has taken down high-profile structures all over the world - but he also was a world-class chef Nashville's in good hands: The guy taking down the LifeWay building Saturday morning has done thousands of implosions all over the world.
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Jan 08

LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues

A groundbreaking is also scheduled Saturday for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated, which is part of Nashville Yards.

    LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues
    CLOSE A recognizable piece of Nashville's skyline, LifeWay's Draper Tower, is scheduled to be imploded Saturday as the city's downtown continues to evolve. CLOSE The 12-story building is scheduled to be demolished at 9:30 a.m., according to development representatives. The implosion will include a number of road closures and restricted access around the perimeter of the building for the implosion.
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Jan 08

LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions obliterated it out of the city's skyline for good. CLOSE But the implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
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Jan 08

Demolition of LifeWay tower goes 'perfectly'

O'Connell was among those attending a groundbreaking ceremony held around the implosion at Union Station for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated that is part of Nashville Yards.

    Demolition of LifeWay tower goes 'perfectly'
    CLOSE A prominent piece of Nashville history fell loud and hard Saturday, but the implosion of the LifeWay Draper Tower went as planned. "Everything went 100 percent perfect," said Steve Pettigrew, the man in charge of the implosion. "In downtown urban areas where you have glass and utilities sometimes, a lot of structure there...we just inspected it and everything looks great."
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Jan 07

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Jan 05

How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions will obliterate it out of the city's skyline for good. But the impending implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
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Jan 03

LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues

A groundbreaking is also scheduled Saturday for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated, which is part of Nashville Yards.

    LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues
    CLOSE A recognizable piece of Nashville's skyline, LifeWay's Draper Tower, is scheduled to be imploded Saturday as the city's downtown continues to evolve. The 12-story building is scheduled to be demolished at 9:30 a.m., according to development representatives. The implosion will include a number of road closures and restricted access around the perimeter of the building for the implosion.
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Dec 21

Pins Mechanical Co. Bringing Bocce, Pinball, Duckpin and More to The Gulch

...the Nashville Business Journal, and is slated for the former Gibson Guitar warehouse located at 1102 Grundy St., just around the corner from music venue 12th & Porter and Maneet Chauhan’s trio of...

    Pins Mechanical Co. Bringing Bocce, Pinball, Duckpin and More to The Gulch
    Nashville is getting another gaming and entertainment venue/bar combo, as Pins Mechanical Co. is planned to open in The Gulch in late 2018.
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Dec 14

14 free things to do this week

...Snow Lay on the Ground,” “A Stable Prayer,” and “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” 108 7th Ave. S. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000...

Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal), 900 Broadway, will hold its annual Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. Details: christcathedral.org or 615-255-7729.

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Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

...Greg Biggs, Dr. Thomas Flagel, Dr. Bobby Lovett and John Scales.  The fort is at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd. Details: fortnegley@nashville.gov or 615-862-8470...

    14 free things to do this week
    CLOSE If you are looking for free fun for this weekend and in the week ahead, you are in luck, with lots of holiday (and other) offerings. It is a big weekend at Nashville Farmers Market, with the expanded Friday Night Batch Holiday Marketplace in the market house, with shopping, beverages, food, Santa, carolers, and family friendly activities.
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Dec 11

This annual Nashville concert has raised more than $300,000 for the homeless

...Christmas Concert takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 12 at Christ Church Cathedral (900 Broadway). Admission is free, but there is a suggested minimum donation of $20. All proceeds go...

    This annual Nashville concert has raised more than $300,000 for the homeless
    CLOSE It's called the "Nashville Unlimited" Christmas Concert, and indeed this Tuesday's event is a demonstration of the local music community's boundless generosity. Since 1992, the annual concert has raised more than $300,000 in donations for Room in the Inn, which offers support to Nashville's homeless community.
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Dec 07

New Milk & Honey in the Gulch delivers on promise of abundance

214 11th Ave. S.

    New Milk & Honey in the Gulch delivers on promise of abundance
    CLOSE Restaurant review A land flowing with milk and honey, as cited in the Old Testament, means the Promised Land, a fertile place to be nourished and thrive. In modern terms, it denotes extraordinary abundance, which befits Milk & Honey Nashville, the Monen Family Restaurant Group's most ambitious endeavor to date.
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Dec 07

Holiday arts and theater events in full swing

The Frist is at 919 Broadway.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday.  Admission is $12; $9 for seniors and college students; $7 for active military; free for members and kids 18 and younger. 

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The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

The Jalan-Jalan showroom is at 2503 Winford Ave.  LeQuire Gallery is at 4304 Charlotte Ave.  It’s hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.  

Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 6 p.m. Sunday at The Theater Bug, 4809 Gallatin Pike (in the back building of New Life Baptist Church). Tickets are $5, available at www.ticketsnashville.com.

Channel to Channel is at 507 Hagan St. in the Packing Plant.  In addition Drink-n-Draw sessions, its hours are 1-6 p.m. Thursday, 1-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  There will not be any sessions Dec. 24-Dec. 31.  

Performance is at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 13) at Jamison Theater at The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. Tickets are $30-$85, available at StudioTenn.com

    Holiday arts and theater events in full swing
    LeQuire Gallery and Jalan-Jalan Antiques have teamed up to host a unique holiday exhibition and shopping experience 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Presenting "Stone-Flesh-Paint," an exhibition by Canadian, New York-based artist Maggie Rose, the Nashville retailers will display the selection of large and small scale paintings throughout Jalan-Jalan's showroom of rare, museum-quality Indonesian antiques.
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Dec 04

Nashville Lifestyles Magazine was live — feel...

Spreading Christmas cheer this morning with new music from Jillian Cardarelli at Nashville Union Station Hotel. See her again live at Tin Roof Broadway performing for our annual Music in the City showcase on January 24! Full lineup and tickets here: http://bit.ly/1c286i7 #CMT CMT

    Nashville Lifestyles Magazine
    Spreading Christmas cheer this morning with new music from Jillian Cardarelli at Nashville Union Station Hotel. See her again live at Tin Roof Broadway performing for our annual Music in the City...
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Nov 24

More than 90 holiday things to do in Nashville between Thanksgiving and New Years

First Baptist Church's "Christmas at First" celebration will be at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary at Seventh and Broadway, featuring the children's, youth and sanctuary choirs along with the Sanctuary Orchestra, and the traditional hanging of the greens. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000. 

First Baptist Church's "Keyboards at Christmas" is at 6 p.m. with six grand pianos, 528 keys and 24 hands. Plus the Sanctuary Choir and some of the church's most talented instrumentalists will join in for some "grand" Christmas music. 108 7th Ave. S. Details: nashvillefirst.org or 615-664-6000.

Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal), 900 Broadway, will hold its annual Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. Details: christcathedral.org or 615-255-7729.

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...chapel/museum offers free parking and admission but  donations are encouraged. Located in Midtown at 1908 Grand Ave. 615-340-7207,  chapel. Details: upperroom.org Closed Dec. 15 from 11 a.m.  – 4...

...and drop off all letters by Dec. 16. Mailboxes are at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road; Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Drive...

The Music City Bronze handbell ensemble performs its "Journey Through the Holidays" at 7 p.m., First Christian Church, 516 Madison St., Clarksville. The group has other holiday concerts across Middle Tennessee in the coming weeks. Details: musiccitybronze.org

West End United Methodist Church's Chancel Choir and Orchestra will perform the first half of Bach's "Christmas Oratorio" at 5 p.m. features the West End, at the church, 2200 West End Ave. Details: westendumc.org or 615-321-8500.

...perform "The Messiah" by Handel at 3 p.m. at  St. Henry's Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike. The concert includes the chorus, soloist and orchestra. There is a love offering, plus the...

Nashville Chapter of the American Recorder Society presents its holiday concert at 4 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 3701 Hillsboro Pike. The event will feature traditional songs and music of the season. Donations will be accepted for a charity. Details: facebook.com/nashvillerecorder. 

...Cathedral of the Incarnation is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 at the Cathedral, 2015 West End Ave. The St. Cecilia Academy choirs will perform with the Cathedral Choir, the Father Ryan High...

...will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bells Bend Nature Park, 4187 Old Hickory Blvd. Details: bsasnashville.com...

...Arrow will lead a special pajama party storytime at 9 a.m. at Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, to celebrate the magic of the season. The whole family is invited to put on...

...its 15th anniversary with two concerts: 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at First Apostolic Church, 265 Broadmoor, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Casa de Dios, 3030 Dickerson Pike. The...

...Apostolic Church, 265 Broadmoor, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Casa de Dios, 3030 Dickerson Pike. The program is "Serenade to Music: Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Marquez."  Details: Nashvillephilharmonic.org...

...at 7 p.m., Dec. 17, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4304 Hillsboro Road. Details: 615-545-6106, nashvillecommunitychoir.org or email drewpope@comcast.net...

The 34th annual Walk Through Bethlehem at Woodmont Christian Church, 3601 Hillsboro Road, involves about 400 church members, as well as camels, sheep and goats to re-create a Bethlehem marketplace. The event is 1-7 p.m. Details: 615-297-8563, woodmontchristian.org.

...participate in a menorah lighting event at 4:30 p.m. in Public Square Park, Third and Deaderick Street, with music, Chanukah treats, and hot beverages. On another date, there will also be a...

Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

Brentwood United Methodist Church presents "Festival of Carols" Christmas concert, featuring 5th and 6th grade Allelulia Choir, Adult Chancel Choir, handbells, and orchestra at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Details: 615-373-3663 or bumc.net. 

...stories and food from 6-9 p.m. at St. Luke C.M.E. Church, 2008 28th Ave. N. Admission is free, but bring a covered dish for a community supper and come prepared...

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl Battle of the Bands starts at 5 p.m. in downtown Nashville. Bands and cheerleaders will compete. There also will be a Hattie B's Hot Chicken Eating World Championship and a free outdoor concert at First and Broadway. Details: nashvillesports.com.

    More than 90 holiday things to do in Nashville between Thanksgiving and New Years
    CLOSE My 2017 "Ms. Cheap's Guide to the Holidays" calendar is chock full of free things to do between now and Jan. 1. Everything listed in my guide is FREE! This is my way of wishing you the very best of everything in this season of joy. 4.
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Nov 21

Holiday theater season cranks up with 'A Christmas Story,' more

It runs Nov. 25-Dec. 22 at TPAC’s Johnson Theater, 505 Deaderick St. (A special preview performance also is set for Friday, Nov. 24.) Performances are at 6...

...is on view in the upper-level galleries through June 24.  The Frist is at 919 Broadway.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9...

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The show is up through Nov. 30.  The studio is at 438 Houston St.  #262.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and by appointment. Admission is free.  

The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wightman Chapel at Scarritt-Bennett Center, 1027 18th Ave. S. It's free and open to the public. To learn more, visit https://events.vanderbilt.edu/index.php?eID=110427.

The show closes Dec. 23.  The gallery is at 516 Hagan St.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  Admission is free.  

    Holiday theater season cranks up with 'A Christmas Story,' more
    Nashville Repertory Theatre presents its ninth annual production of "A Christmas Story" this weekend, in what has become a cherished local tradition. Jean Shepherd's timeless tale of 9-year-old Ralphie and his quest for a Red Ryder BB Gun comes to life on stage with gentle humor, nostalgia and a healthy dose of holiday spirit.
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