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As it is in Heaven

2014 Nashville Film Festival Review: As It Is in Heaven

On his deathbed, the head of a religious cult makes one of the newcomers into the family the head of the organization. The new leader starts to change the way the church family operates, angering the dying man’s son and causing dissent and grief among the cult members. Will his predictions of the end times […]

OJ

2014 Nashville Film Festival Review: OJ: The Musical

A thespian with lofty aspirations, Eugene relocates to L.A. to incorporate old friends into a new theater project. Agreeing to take a stab at it, the friends find themselves in Eugene’s re-imaging of Othello that has famous athlete and infamous murder suspect O.J. Simpson as the sympathetic lead. Will the young director’s latest vision come to […]

Wicked - Emerald City

A Wicked Good Time, Musical Continues at TPAC Through April 20

In 1995 Gregory Maguire wrote a revisionist book featuring L. Frank Baum’s Land of Oz and its inhabitants. This was not the Oz we knew. The Technicolor utopic dreamscape ruled by a beneficent protector was upended, revealing a society threatened by political and social unrest and oppression and presided over by an almost fascist tyrant. […]

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Minor Music with a Major Message: Former MTSU Student Reaching the Multitudes Through Music

Thousands of students have gone through MTSU’s recording industry and music business programs, most with dreams of superstardom; if not to be a famous recording artist themselves, to at least have their hands on the controls for a gold record or two. Expectations are often tempered—”It’s hard to get a foot in the door”; “There […]

Flux Capacitor

Hippie Hill Announces Earth Day, Afteroo Lineups

Hippie Hill continues its music festival series with the upcoming Earth Day Weekend Celebration, held April 18-20 up on the Hill. Flux Capacitor, which recently won its seventh straight Tri-State Indie Jam Band of the Year award, will be making its third appearance on Hippie Hill for this show; the Pennsylvania band will headline Friday […]

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Cannonsburgh to Host BBQ Battle, BBQ Cooking Class

The Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club will hold its second barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, April 26, on the historic grounds of Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro. The BBQ Battle in the Boro—Spring Fling event, offering $5,000 in prizes, will be held in conjunction with Pioneer Days at Cannonsburgh Village, an annual event that attracts several thousand visitors […]

Long Hunter State Park

Painting From the Soul: Oliver Langston

Oliver Langston has created art for nearly his entire life. Ever since he was a child, he has painted from the soul. Throughout his professional career in decades past, working as a building project manager and engineer, he still created in his spare time, and even managed back then to sell a dozen or so […]

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For the Love of Bike: Smoopy’s Vintage Bikes Owner Shares Business History

Born-and-raised Murfreesboro resident Andrew Logan is a self-proclaimed “child of the ’80s,” which, he says, means he rode and raced bikes. “That was our form of transportation. We had a group of guys that rode everywhere. We ran the tires out around Murfreesboro, going to Collector’s World to get comics and baseball cards. It always […]

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