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Haynes Galleries exhibit celebrates legacy of Nashville artist Anton Weiss

An additional tribute celebration for Weiss will be held in the Houston Station Hall Gallery inside Houston Station, 434 Houston St. in Nashville, on Dec. 7 at a time TBA.  

    Haynes Galleries exhibit celebrates legacy of Nashville artist Anton Weiss
    Haynes Galleries in Franklin presents "Anton Weiss: Abstraction," a fundraising exhibition that celebrates the legacy of revered Nashville artist Anton Weiss. The exhibition showcases a range of Weiss's vivid abstract expressionist paintings and explores his life and influence. The majority of proceeds from art sales will go toward the continued care of Weiss, who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Nov 10

Updates and Events/Meetings for Nov. 10-18

...month: Sat., November 18 at 8:30 a.m. at Clawson's Pub and Deli (1205 4th Ave S). We're going to be discussing Hub.Nashville.Gov, which I encourage you to use...

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At Traffic and Parking Commission on Mon., Nov. 13th at 3 p.m. at the Howard Office Building (700 2nd Ave S), I'll be requesting a traffic light at 16th Ave S and Horton Ave, I'm deferring the request for Gale and 12th Ave S while CM Burkley Allen and I schedule a community meeting.

At Traffic and Parking Commission on Mon., Nov. 13th at 3 p.m. at the Howard Office Building (700 2nd Ave S), I'll be requesting a traffic light at 16th Ave S and Horton Ave, I'm deferring the request for Gale and 12th Ave S while CM Burkley Allen and I schedule a community meeting.

At the same meeting, I'll also be requesting stop signs on 10th Ave S at Lawrence, Caruthers and Halcyon.

Nolensville Road corridor transit discussion from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Coleman Park Community Center gym on 384 Thompson Lane.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for Nov. 10-18
    Wow, fall/winter is here! I hope everyone is staying warm this morning. Just a reminder that our Second Saturday meeting will actually be the third Saturday this month: Sat., November 18 at 8:30 a.m. at Clawson's Pub and Deli (1205 4th Ave S).
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Nov 03

Weekend Round-Up: Prom Night Style

* Dan Reeder listening party at Thirty Tigers (611 Merritt Ave.)

* YK Records/We Own This Town Open House at 444 Humphreys (below Julia Martin Gallery)

    Weekend Round-Up: Prom Night Style
    Photo: Gonzo the Great Salutations, Creamsters, and a happy Friday to ya. On this day in 1976, the original film adaptation of Carrie opened in theaters around the U.S. It's generally categorized as a horror film, but when you take a step back, it's got a lot more to say about adolescent bullying and taboos than your slasher flicks or your creature features.
    http://www.nashvillescene.com

Nov 02

Join the Southern Foodways Alliance to Celebrate the Release of Their New Cocktail Book

...be toasting their accomplishment with friends and fans 5 to 8 p.m. at Bastion, 434 Houston St. Parnassus Books will be on hand and selling copies, which the authors will happily sign...

    Join the Southern Foodways Alliance to Celebrate the Release of Their New Cocktail Book
    The Southern Foodways Alliance is doubtlessly the pre-eminent organization studying the food culture of our region, but they don't stick to just food. If you've ever spent time around a group of SFAtarians, you know that most of them are fond of a good cocktail too.
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Nov 01

18 exhibits to catch at the First Saturday Art Crawl, plus 4 theater picks

At 516 Hagan St., David Lusk continues a pair of solo exhibitions by two artists who blend abstraction and...

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Performance is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bongo After Hours Theatre, 2007 Belmont Ave., in Nashville. Tickets are $10, available at www.nashvilleimprov.com or by calling 615-544-5386.

    18 exhibits to catch at the First Saturday Art Crawl, plus 4 theater picks
    Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre is cooking up some down-home fun with the return of "Southern Fried Funeral." Written by local playwrights Dietz Osborne and Nate Eppler, this charming comedy centers on the Frye Family of Mississippi.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Nov 01

$10 lunch: Gabby's Burgers and Fries

Located at 493 Humphreys St. —  in a quirky stone building just an over the fence home run away from the old Sounds stadium — Gabby's Burgers and Fries fits the bill on all three counts.

    $10 lunch: Gabby's Burgers and Fries
    CLOSE I am always looking for lunch places where you can get a filling and tasty meal for less than $10 - and where you don't have to wait too long, and where there is decent parking. Located at 493 Humphreys St.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Oct 27

Cream Premiere: Dan Reeder Talks Tough in 'Kung Fu Is My Fighting Style' [Fresh Vid]

...Crawl. He'll be at the offices of management and distribution firm Thirty Tigers at 611 Merritt Ave. from 6 to 9 p.m. If you like what you hear, you can also...

    Cream Premiere: Dan Reeder Talks Tough in 'Kung Fu Is My Fighting Style' [Fresh Vid]
    Dan Reeder is a fascinating character. He was born in Louisiana, grew up in Southern California and moved to Nuremberg, Germany, and in some circles, he's best known as a painter - you could make some comparisons between Reeder's work and drawings by Nashville's Kevin Guthrie.
    http://www.nashvillescene.com

Oct 27

May Hosiery Co-Op adds growing Dream Systems LLC to tenant roster

Dream Systems LLC will occupy roughly 5,800 square feet of space at 427 Chestnut St.

With Dream Systems signing up for space, the May Hosiery Co-Op project that involves rehabilitation of six legacy mill buildings and exterior spaces is 41 percent leased. The company will share 427 Chestnut with SouthComm with Tuck Hinton to occupy upper-level space at 510 Houston St.

    May Hosiery Co-Op adds growing Dream Systems LLC to tenant roster
    CLOSE New population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show the Nashville metro statistical area added 36,337 people during the one-year stretch that ended July 1, 2016, meaning the region grew by an average of 100 people a day over those 12 months.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Oct 25

Things to do: 'Nosferatu,' 'Hunchback' among week's top culture picks

The shows run through Nov. 11.  David Lusk Gallery is at 516 Hagan St.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.  Admission is free.  

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The show runs through Nov. 5.  The gallery is at 919 Gallatin Ave. #4.  The gallery is open daily, just call ahead to 615-236-6575.  Admission is free.    

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdayat West End United Methodist Church, 2200 West End Ave. Tickets are $15, available at www.westendumc.org/stand.

...on view in the Conte Community Arts Gallery through March 25.  The Frist is at 919 Broadway.  Hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-9...

It runs Oct. 28-Nov. 6 at the former Inglewood United Methodist Church, 3511 Gallatin Pike (on the second floor). Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays-Mondays. Tickets are $10, available at www.nashvillestorygarden.org/lovesong.

    Things to do: 'Nosferatu,' 'Hunchback' among week's top culture picks
    Circle Players continues its 68th season this weekend with the epic musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Based on Victor Hugo's intriguing tale of hope and compassion, "Hunchback" features a beautiful musical score by award-winning composers Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, who also wrote the songs for the animated Disney film.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Oct 23

5 Nashville restaurants where you can keep it in the friend zone

493 Humphreys St.

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33 Peabody St.

1004 Fourth Ave. N.

107 S. 11th St.

203 Franklin Road, Brentwood

    5 Nashville restaurants where you can keep it in the friend zone
    CLOSE Ah, the friend zone. There's no worse place to be if you're on the losing end of an unrequited love - but then again, maybe there is. Hey, I'll take friend zone over restraining order any day, on either end of that relationship.
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Oct 20

Updates and Events/Meetings for Oct. 20-28

CONVERGE, in collaboration with SNAP, will host Wedgewood Houston’s fourth Neighborhood Design Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the SNAP Center, 1224 Martin St.

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...separate emails to ask for this funding with the subject line "Fund Traffic Signal at [16th Ave S and Horton] OR [Gale and Granny White Pike]", and I need you to contact your neighbors to...

...funding with the subject line "Fund Traffic Signal at [16th Ave S and Horton] OR [Gale and Granny White Pike]", and I need you to contact your neighbors to do the same. I can't...

Woodycrest Fest starts at 3 p.m. at the Woodycrest Community Garden (2028 Hutton Dr). I'm returning for a third time as pie contest judge, with a more refined palate than ever.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for Oct. 20-28
    I don't know if y'all heard, but things are pretty dang busy around the district these days. I have a This is the opportunity to speak about the proposal in advance of a potential vote in a couple of weeks, and I encourage all of you to attend.
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Oct 18

Owners seek to resurrect Melrose Billiards

...aim to open Chandler Brothers Houston Street Pool Room in a Wedgewood-Houston warehouse at 429 Houston St. by the end of the year. "It's going to be very similar to the...

    Owners seek to resurrect Melrose Billiards - Nashville Business Journal
    The owners of the former Melrose Billiards are attempting to recapture the feel of that establishment in a new neighborhood. The Tennessean reports that co-owners Jerry and Jim Chandler aim to open Chandler Brothers Houston Street Pool Room in a Wedgewood-Houston warehouse at 429 Houston St. by the end of the year.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

Oct 17

Chandler brothers look to recreate Melrose Billiards in Wedgewood-Houston

...Chandler hope to open Chandler Brothers Houston Street Pool Room at a warehouse building at 429 Houston St. "It's going to be very similar to the old place, said Jerry Chandler, who...

    Chandler brothers look to recreate Melrose Billiards in Wedgewood-Houston
    CLOSE Chandler Brothers Houston Street Pool Room to join Jackalope Brewing Co. and Corsair Distillery at 429 Houston St. The owners of the former Melrose Billiards have leased a 4,000 square foot space in the Wedgewood-Houston area where they plan to recreate that bar and pool room concept.
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Oct 13

'Haunted' brings local history to life with immersive artistic experience

Where: Track One, 1211 4th Ave., South, in Nashville

    'Haunted' brings local history to life with immersive artistic experience
    CLOSE A nearly forgotten chapter of local history has inspired a unique immersive work that has pulled together some of Nashville's most notable artists. Billed as a "Southern Gothic, site-responsive performance event," "Haunted" features original music, dance and theatrical narrative, interwoven with immersive art installations.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Oct 13

1 killed, 2 injured in shootout near downtown Nashville; Multiple suspects in custody

When police responded to the intersection of Merritt Avenue and Hagan Street, they said they saw a car driving slowly down an alley. Officers said they found three people inside the vehicle, along with multiple weapons. They were all taken into custody.

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Witnesses reported seeing people shooting at each other from their cars along 8th Avenue South near Division Street overnight.

    1 killed, 2 injured in shootout near downtown Nashville; Multiple suspects in custody
    Police have arrested three people in connection with a deadly shootout near several nightclubs in the Gulch.
    http://www.wsmv.com

Oct 13

3 injured in shootout near downtown Nashville; Multiple suspects in custody

When police responded to the intersection of Merritt Avenue and Hagan Street, they said they saw a car driving slowly down an alley.

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Witnesses reported seeing cars shooting at one another along 8th Avenue South near Division Street overnight.

    3 injured in shootout near downtown Nashville; Multiple suspects in custody
    Witnesses reported seeing cars shooting at one another along 8th Avenue South near Division Street overnight.
    http://www.wsmv.com

Oct 11

Will the Heritage Protection Act Save Fort Negley?

...a separate parcel from that of Fort Negley. The Greer Stadium property is located at 534 Chestnut Street (Map/Parcel No. 10502043400) and was acquired from MDHA in the 1970s as part of...

    Will the Heritage Protection Act Save Fort Negley?
    In July, I asked why the Heritage Protection Act didn't apply to Fort Negley Park, when it seemed so obvious that it must. Now the Friends of Fort Negley seem poised to have the courts weigh in on just that fact.
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Oct 01

Watkins Gallery moves from the Arcade to the Packing Plant in Wedgewood-Houston

Where: 507 Hagan St. at Watkin’s Gallery’s new space in the Packing Plant

    Watkins Gallery moves from the Arcade to the Packing Plant in Wedgewood-Houston
    Seeking curatorial versatility and collaborations with like-minded galleries, Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film has closed its gallery at The Arcade in downtown Nashville and relaunched at the Packing Plant in the Wedgewood Houston neighborhood.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Sep 29

Updates and Events/Meetings for Sept. 29-Oct. 7

CONVERGE, in collaboration with SNAP, will host Wedgewood Houston’s fourth Neighborhood Design Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the SNAP Center, 1224 Martin St.

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- 16th Ave S and Horton Ave: Public Works is pulling traffic data at this intersection, and we're discussing a variety of measures to keep people from trying to make dangerous turns. I'll have more info here soon.

WaterThis morning, I'm meeting with Metro Water to walk properties on Clayton, Gale and Vaulx affected by Hurricane Harvey flooding. I'll also bring up commercial properties on 8th Ave S.

A reception for the gallery at Halcyon Bike Shop (2802 12th Ave S) will be held at 6 p.m.

Nashville IDD Housing will host open houses at their Friendship Houses at 12 Garden St and 1233-1235 Lewis Street from 10 a.m. to noon.

Nashville IDD Housing will host open houses at their Friendship Houses at 12 Garden St and 1233-1235 Lewis Street from 10 a.m. to noon.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for Sept. 29-Oct. 7
    Lots and lots happening in District 17 for fall, so let's jump right in. I'm going to divide these up by department. Public Works I met with Public Works this week to work on parking signs on 3rd Ave S. to keep driveways clear.
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Sep 24

Fighting 'art' with art: Abstract sculpture challenges Nathan Bedford Forrest statue

Where: 507 Hagan St., on the lawn of the Packing Plant

    Fighting 'art' with art: Abstract sculpture challenges Nathan Bedford Forrest statue
    A gleaming abstract sculpture has materialized on the front lawn of the Packing Plant, hub of the Wedgewood-Houston arts district. Standing at a galvanic 60-degree angle, "Bending Normal" is a large, prism-like piece that is both beautiful and disruptive.
    http://www.tennessean.com

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