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Hypnotist M.C. Radford Wants You to Unlock the Full Potential of Your Mind

In a modest apartment behind his daughter’s house in downtown Woodbury, M.C. Radford chats with a visitor about his life’s work: his career as a hypnotist has spanned over six decades. “Heaven is within; people just need to let their consciousness get out of the way,” Radford said. “A genius is someone who lets go […]


Scott Walker’s Portraits on Display at City Hall

Scott Walker is the president of WGNS Talk Radio in Murfreesboro, but in his spare time he explores a side of life that is invisible to the mainstream of our population. He seeks out the homeless, the poorest among us. Walker’s street photography are stories that you have to study. He photographs life, captures addiction, […]


5j Barrow @ Liquid Smoke, Wednesday 9/10

The members of 5j Barrow hail from all over the country, including Murfreesboro percussionist Ian Hunt, and converged in New York City to form a group that can transition in an instant from gentle and delicate to fierce and frenzied. The band brings its fiddlin’ folk-rock sounds from the boroughs of New York to the […]


The Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar Opening in Murfreesboro

The Big Bang dueling piano bar recently announced the planned opening of its second Tennessee location in downtown Murfreesboro. The bar, which will feature live dueling pianos Thursday through Saturday, is scheduled to open mid-September in the old Social event space at 114 N. Church St. The Big Bang opened its first Tennessee location in […]

Matt Lund

MTSU Guitar Instructor Lund Brings Bandmates for Sept. 26 Concert

Matt Lund presents a Middle Tennessee State University Commercial Music Faculty Concert on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Hinton Music Hall in the Wright Music Building on MTSU’s campus. Free admission, all ages. Mr. Lund will perform originals and covers on vocals and electric guitar with members of his bands, Rescued Souls (modern […]

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Thai Spice

I am not a big fan of all Asian food. I have yet to find any Chinese takeout that I like; it’s usually greasy, either laden with salt or tasteless, and for heaven’s sake, why are there peas and carrots in the fried rice? Not to mention the red-colored meat. I’ve been told that it […]


Print: The Next Generation, NovaCopy Now Printing in 3D

As communication and information are increasingly moving to a digital format, and certain marketing experts are chanting “print is dead,” one business machine company is poised to capitalize on what could be the next big explosion in print, manufacturing and even the lives of ordinary consumers: 3D printing. NovaCopy has rapidly grown its office copier […]

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Smooth Sounds in the ’Boro: Jay Smooth Becoming Local Legend

It was a Wednesday night in a seedy bar filled with smoke. I was deep into my fourth beer, wondering why on earth karaoke had sounded like such a good idea. I have one song for karaoke, maybe two if I throw caution to the wind for the night. I had already sat through a […]