Simon and Ripley's, photographed by Tony Scarlati

Spotlight | Simon Ripley’s

Simon Ripley’s Music and Art kicked off a four-week-long grand opening celebration with multi-media artist and MuzikMafia performer Rachel Kice. Guests were entertained with a live performance by Kice who p...
Lake Rise Place

Spotlight | 2010 International VSA Festival

Vision Strength and Arts Festival Never before has a Tennessee performer or performing group been selected to participate in the International VSA arts Festival, until now. Local group Lake Rise Place has be...
Rigoletto

Spotlight | “Rigoletto”

Rigoletto by Nashville Opera A story of dark intrigue, Rigoletto blends Verdi’s music with Victor Hugo’s tragic tale of a father’s vengeance. Nashville Opera will present this opera as their final production ...
Colin Linden

Colin Linden | Under the Black Hat

I know a thing or two about Colin Linden. His smile could start a fire. He loves red wine and red meat. His slide playing can make you weep. He needs very little sleep. He once had a job as a Santa Claus. H...

Mark Lacey | Celebrating Six Strings

No other city in the world celebrates the six-string like Nashville, Tennessee. On every street corner, dive bar stage or Music Row writers’ room, somebody is plunking out a tune. Because of its sound, size...

Spotlight | The Birdhouse Thing

The W. O. Smith Music School will host its ninth annual Birdhouse Thing on Thursday, March 11, 5:30–8 p.m. This benefit event offers up 150 artfully designed birdhouses and other items for purchase through ...