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The Gift of Petty Grievances

September 19, 2014


Originally posted on Knight Stivender's Life In Full:
Thursday night I was the second to last parent to pick up my daughter from the middle school football game because I went first to the wrong school and sat there in the crowded parking lot while I talked to her on her friend’s cellphone, wondering…

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In Which I Spill My Secret History With Rivergate Mall

September 18, 2014


“Tenx9 Nashville‘s next night of true personal stories is September 22. Our theme is “Nashville.” We are looking for 9 true stories of our city. What have you experienced in Music City USA, Davidson County TN that you want to share with us? What strange stories of Nashville will you tell to a room full […]

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Music and Books: An Interview with Lightning 100’s Wells Adams

September 4, 2014


Originally posted on musing:
(pictured here: music books on the store piano) It hit me as I was driving down Hillsboro Pike the other day, listening to WRLT Lightning 100 on the radio, when a song from Will Hoge‘s Blackbird on a Lonely Wire album came on. It was a music-and-lyrics-lover’s song from about a decade ago. Not…

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Michael McRay – I Was Never the Same Again

August 26, 2014


Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is Michael McRay’s story from Tenx9’s August theme “I Was Never the Same Again.” He tells of standing with his father in a place of death and hearing one sentence that changed his life. ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOf7E_HhRTQ

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Tweet(s) of the Day: The Big Demographics Catch-Up

August 5, 2014


Attention GOP: You cannot win elections this way. You cannot govern this way. And it certainly is no way to make friends. MT @ThePlumLineGS: GOP makeover watch: Poll: GOP seen favorably by 29% Latinos; 25% nonwhites; 33% women; 31% young: http://t.co/iqqreqkFv2 — Mike Signorile (@MSignorile) August 5, 2014 Gender, sexuality, and race all trend in […]

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Burlesque Off Broadway: A Trip to My Kind of Circus

July 22, 2014


Last night at Anthem, Burlesque Off Broadway put on a helluva show. From the description of their event:  Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls (18 and older please) step right up and be SHOCKED and AMAZED by wonders your eyes won’t believe, mystified by the beauty that you will behold, amused and enchanted by acts […]

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DIY Air Conditioning for $8

July 15, 2014


Hot as blazes here in Nashville. Some of us need cheap ways to minimize our murderous urges.

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Nashville street photography #207

June 26, 2014


Originally posted on G.L. Brown, Photographer:
My favorite so far. Exuberant. Just like my city. G.L. Brown, Photographer View original post

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Nichole Perkins – Once

June 24, 2014


Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here’s Nichole Perkins’ story about her grandmother from our June theme “Once.” Enjoy.  ? Muh’Deah With Her Hair Down Muh’Deah, my great-grandmother, ate onions and tomatoes like apples.  She pressed money, wrapped in aluminum foil or Kleenex, into your hand as you were leaving her home. She kept candy…

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The Nashville Creative Group – B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Brush)!

June 24, 2014


Rumor on the street is that Nashville is full of country artists. Well, like most rumors, that’s partially true…but only partially. Nashville is actually chock full of all sorts of artists. From indie rock bands to pet portrait painters, printmakers, photographers, taxidermists and culinary artists, there’s so much art in Nashville it’s rare to meet […]

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