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  1. Mounting new musicals in a new venue, Street Theatre Company scores with the moving MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nashville Scene

    Street Theatre Company begins a new chapter in its productive if sometimes peripatetic existence, having finally made the move from its former home on Elm Hill Pike to Bailey Middle School in the heart of East Nashville. There's usually nothing modern about an old-fashioned public-school theater/auditorium.

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  2. How Nashville cats set off the big bang when country met rock, in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nashville Scene

    From Left: Randy Scruggs, Earl Scruggs, Bob Dylan and Gary Scruggs in Carmel, N.y., circa 1972, from the documentary film Earl Scruggs: The Bluegrass Legend - Family and Friends Forty-nine years ago on a slightly chilly March evening, Bob Dylan and a small group of musicians were sequestered in Columbia Recording Studios on 16th Avenue South in Nashville. They were hard at work finishing the tracks for what became Dylan's 1966 album Blonde on Blonde .

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  3. How do the mayoral candidates differ? The degrees to which they'd ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nashville Scene

    Although Nashville's mayoral field has at times seemed committed to five months of aggressive nodding in unison, people attending recent candidate forums may have picked up on an idea or two that distinguishes one from another. One of the most interesting divisions stems from an area where many of the candidates seem to agree.

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  4. Exploring the crossroads of music, dance and film, the modern music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nashville Scene

    If conductor Kelly Corcoran weren't a musician, one imagines she might have become a corporate entrepreneur. She's always starting up new organizations.

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  5. And that number, Bob Seger, is Seven - the forgotten 1974 classic we need on vinyl, prontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Nashville Scene

    May I call you Bob? I'm going to call you Bob. Can I ask you a huge, huge favor? Can we finally get some reissues of your classic mid-period work? Specifically, your Nashville-recorded, damn-close-to-perfect and impeccably titled seventh album Seven .

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  6. People Issue: Meet Some of Music City's Finest Producers, Songwriters and Pedal-Steel PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    Before the new dead-tree edition of the Scene comes out tomorrow, be sure to pick up a copy of our 2015 People Issue , where we've profiled some of the coolest folks in this city. Since Nashville is the music-inclined town that it is, there were plenty of folks in the music industry worth a mention.

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  7. Barbic Frustrated His Former Charter is Pulling Out of MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    Once a leader of Texas charter school YES Prep and familiar with people at its helm, Chris Barbic says he's shocked the charter school network he once founded would ditch the Memphis school he wanted them to run. But that's what happened Tuesday, with the Houston-based group telling Barbic and the Tennessee Achievement School District superintendent that changing political climate and ASD model have led them to change their mind on taking over a Memphis middle school for the fall 2015 school year.

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  8. From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Empire: An Ode to Art on TelevisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    If you're anything like me, you've been watching the hell out of Netflix's new Tina Fey joint Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt . This show has it all: cults, songified newscasts, catchphrases from the '90s, and at least one reference to contemporary art.

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  9. #MayoralChatter: Megan Barry Leads Banner's Power PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    The resurrected Nashville Banner has released the results of its first Power Poll on the 2015 mayoral race and, among those who say they've decided on a candidate, Megan Barry is in the lead. Still, more than a third of the respondents said they're still undecided.

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  10. People Issue: Kale Edmiston Talks About Science, Punk Rock and Maybe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    In this week's People Issue, I interviewed modern-day Renaissance man Kale Edmiston about his many interests, accomplishments and ideas - we spoke about everything from hysteria to queer-affirming punk scenes to the difficulties of going carless in Nashville. We could only fit a small excerpt in print, but Edmiston had so many great things to say that I wanted to share more of our conversation online.

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  11. Frogge Wants Legal Advice on BEP BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Nashville Scene

    In the shortest meeting the Metro Nashville School Board has had in years, Amy Frogge announced she wants the board to hire a lawyer to wade through the legal debate over education funding. Metro Schools has so far shied away from joining other large school districts in exploring their legal options to milk more education money from the state - which has been cited by a state-level review committee for shorting school districts in money for teachers and using the old Basic Education Program funding formula.

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  12. Rep. Clemmons Is Lone Ranger in Today's Abortion Debate on the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    On March 10, Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee held their lobby day on Capitol Hill. More than 100 volunteers - most clad in pink Planned Parenthood T-shirts - attended meetings at Legislative Plaza, speaking face-to-face with their elected officials regarding proposed abortion legislation.

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  13. Tennessee Fights Feds For Right To Screw Municipalities Over BroadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    Action Andy Sher has a nice little scoop in the Times-Free Press : It seems that Attorney General Herbert Slatery quietly went to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals last week and asked them to overturn an FCC decision that allows municipalities to do their own broadband. Slatery says the FCC ruling "preempts Tennessee law pertaining to the operation of municipal electric plants, including the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, an instrumentality of the City of Chattanooga, created and controlled by the State of Tennessee.

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  14. Court Fight Over State Education Funding Officially BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    The Hamilton County School Board and its neighboring school boards have filed suit against the state, arguing that Tennessee is violating equal protection clauses in the state constitution by not providing a free education to students. The filing comes less than 24 hours after Hamilton County's superintendent said he would urge his school board against going to court following meeting with the governor and three other superintendents from large school districts to talk about additional education funding.

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  15. Al Bunetta, Manager and Oh Boy Records Co-Founder, Dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    Al Bunetta, the colorful manager, record-label chief and music-business raconteur who'd worked with John Prine for more than four decades, died Sunday night after being diagnosed recently with cancer. He was 72. Friends say Bunetta had complained just two weeks ago of "a little stomach problem."

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  16. Harmony Korine Partners With Vans to Make the Spraaang Breeaaaak Sneaks of Your DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    Just in time for spraaang breeaaaak , Nashville-based artist and filmmaker Harmony Korine has collaborated with Vans to create the best sneaks you've seen since Jeff Spicoli's. I loved the checkerboard paintings he exhibited last year at the Park Avenue Gagosian Gallery in New York, and these incorporate those works into an updated canvas-and-suede version of the classic Spicoli slip-ons.

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  17. Author Event With Jason Miller, Author of Down Don't Bother Me, Tonight at ParnassusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nashville Scene

    Nashville-based author Jason Miller's Down Don't Bother Me is the first in a series of crime novels set in Little Egypt, "a Babel's Tower of rednecks, rubes, freaks, tweakers, gun nuts and aging hippies" in the former coalfields of Southern Illinois. This is his debut novel, but his one-liners are bona fide: He's a RiffTrax contributor, and his Twitter account has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and in Playboy .

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  18. Governor Commits to Additional Education Funding, Unsure How He'll Do ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Nashville Scene

    With a threat looming from school boards eager to sue the state for more education money, Gov. Bill Haslam announced he would look for both short- and long-term ways to shore up K-12 funds. But how is yet to be seen, the governor said after just under an hour-long meeting with superintendents from the state's largest school districts Monday afternoon.

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  19. People Issue: Vanderbilt Professor Lisa Guenther on Her Infamous Course, Policing, and IncarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Nashville Scene

    For this year's People Issue, I sat down with Dr. Lisa Guenther , a Vanderbilt professor who attracted the attention of mostly conservative media last year for a course she's currently teaching called Police Violence and Mass Incarceration. Here's more from our conversation, including some discussion of local policing and another People Issue subject, Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson.

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  20. Die Antwoord Brings Zef Style to Marathon Music WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Nashville Scene

    Given The Spin's irrational fear of showing up anywhere early, our arrival Friday night at Marathon Music Works for the sold-out Die Antwoord show couldn't have been more timely. While we had just missed opening DJ's Coach and Rate , we've spent enough blurry nights at the duo's monthly "Shadynasty" party at Foobar to know they're two of the finest mix masters in town.

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