The Center for the Arts is presenting a group exhibition in December featuring the contemporary artwork of Brad Adler, Mike Martino and Glenn Merchant. Entitled “Between the Light and Me,” the exhibit features works in photography, printmaking and painting. The common thread is the use of vibrant color and images from the artists’ everyday experience. […]
With the holidays upon us, it’s fitting that we take the time to try and find some “reason for the season” in our lives. Something other than that perfect Christmas present or the outright naked greed of Black Friday (the one day of the season I refuse to shop). For me, I found it in […]
Santa Claus, a.k.a. St. Nicholas, is one of the most recognizable symbols of the Christmas season. He is lauded by many as a gift-giver and bringer of joy to children. Still, by others he is labeled a pagan distraction from Jesus whose birth the Advent is meant to commemorate. But just who is the real […]
Christmas in Murfreesboro – throughout December Each weekend before Christmas, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the historic Rutherford County Courthouse on Friday nights from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturdays from 12-4 p.m. Santa arrives to light the official Rutherford County Christmas Tree at Main Street’s annual Celebrate Christmas Downtown festivities on Friday, Dec. […]
Thor: The Dark World is the second headlining act for the eponymous hero-god, but follows after the events of the Marvel Universe’s property convergence known as The Avengers, a.k.a. the Voltron of superhero movies. That The Avengers was such a rousing success speaks not only to its makers but also to the quality of its […]
Aye Mammoth’s eponymous release from last May is the epitome of late seventies rock, mirroring their influences so closely that the songs are almost campy and take on the feel of parody in the sense that I can too easily picture David St. Hubbins putting his own lyrics to the backdrop of this record’s shredding […]
Don your tacky and camouflaging apparel; snowflake sweaters and camo pants are appropriate tonight at Main Street Live for the second annual Tacky Sweater and Camo Christmas party, hosted by The Corbitt Brothers and El Dorado Special. A success at Wall Street last year, it’s moved to Main Street Live this year.
Danny Wildcard, formerly the front man for the “ship-hop/alt-country/punk” hybrid The Wildcard Family Revival, which also featured Johnny Foodstamp, a Rubik’s Cube and Agnus Headrush Sr., started playing solo and released some influentially similar but barer tracks on this year’s full-length, Structure, a title somewhat contradictory given Wildcard’s tendency to play around with musical forms. […]