Annie Sellick | The Singing Circle

Sunday nights can be slow in Sylvan Park. But behind Charlotte Avenue’s dark storefronts, across N. 49th Street from Betty’s Grill, a light shines over the entryway into the Global Education Center. Step in...
photo by Anthony Scarlati

The Civil Wars | Harmony & Discord

by Lizza Connor Bowen At a historic house in downtown Franklin, Tennessee, Nashville Arts Magazine recently had the chance to catch up with breakout folk duo The Civil Wars. With nineteenth-century wallpaper...
Jed Hilly, photo by Anthony Scarlati

Jed Hilly | An Americana Life

So a few months ago Jed Hilly was about to mow his lawn. It was a Saturday like any other, and—b-r-r-ring!—Merle Haggard rang him up. Hilly didn’t know Merle. They weren’t buds or work associates. But there it ...

Songs of Jubilee

It is not easy to describe seeing the Jubilee Singers perform. Some of the songs are soothing and harmonious, while others are gut-wrenching and powerful. Most striking, though, is the overall effect: the e...

Rachel Kice | Breathing In and Smiling Out

She is a creative whirlwind, a force to be reckoned with, unafraid and unstoppable, changing directions and toying with the boundaries of abstraction. A swirling vortex of combustible energy packaged in a shimm...