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  1. Tonight: Lucinda Williams Kicks off Three-Night Stand at City WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Nashville Scene

    For anyone who saw Lucinda Williams at The Bluebird around the time of her self-titled 1988 breakthrough, delivering abashed, achingly vulnerable solo renditions of songs that would top charts and win awards for other artists, her emergence in recent years as a fiery leather-jacketed rocker is a remarkable transformation. Leading a band made up of longtime rhythm section David Sutton on bass and Butch Norton on drums, joined by sinuous Wallflowers guitarist Stuart Mathis, she closed this year's Americana Music Festival with a secret show at then-unfinished City Winery Nashville, previewing songs from her double album Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone .

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  2. Nashville Hero, Marion Barry, Dead at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Nashville Scene

    There are plenty of good obituaries you can read about the former mayor of Washington DC who died over the weekend. The Washington Post one is very thorough .

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  3. That Time When The Fake Homeless on Nashville Caused Problems For The Real HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Nashville Scene

    A crew and extras from the ABC series Nashville blocked access to Dexter Ave. this afternoon, preventing local congregations from bringing vans full of homeless men and women to the shelter. It took a word or two from Father Charlie Strobel to get the off-duty police officer managing traffic to let the vans with people seeking relief from cold temperatures through.

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  4. Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil Tonight at Cannery BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Nashville Scene

    As attested by the name of his former band Chagall Guevara - one of the local major-label acts that bravely defied the Nashville Curse in the early 1990s - Steve Taylor has a knack for combining things that wouldn't quite seem to fit. Like the music video he shot in Paris that wedded Sixpence None the Richer's "Kiss Me" to Truffaut's Nouvelle Vague gem Jules and Jim .

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  5. How Steve Taylor Leapt Into the Trailer for Stunt RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Nashville Scene

    As attested by the name of his former band Chagall Guevara - one of the local major-label acts that bravely defied the Nashville Curse in the early 1990s - Steve Taylor has a knack for combining things that wouldn't quite seem to fit. Like the music video he shot in Paris that wedded Sixpence None the Richer's "Kiss Me" to Truffaut's Nouvelle Vague gem Jules and Jim .

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  6. ASD Wants A Middle School In MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    In the wake of 13 existing Metro Schools schools falling among the lowest-performing statewide, the state's turnaround arm is singling out Neelys Bend and Madison Middle schools for possible takeover. The Achievement School District will spend the next three weeks meeting with teachers, parents, faculty and district leaders to determine which of the two schools with such similar demographics and challenges it should hand over to LEAD Public Schools charter school under orders to quickly turn the school around.

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  7. Fresh Hospitality Buying Rutledge Site in SoBro for New RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    Following news that the 8-year-old music venue The Rutledge is closing for business , we've learned that Fresh Hospitality is in the process of purchasing the SoBro building being vacated, with plans to open one of Fresh's numerous restaurant concepts there. The Rutledge is at 410 Fourth Ave. S., a location just off Korean Veterans Boulevard and a block or two from the Music City Center and the new Omni and Hyatt hotels.

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  8. For the Dedicated Followers of (Nashville) Fashion: Shop Local This Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    I'd hardly noticed that they replaced the Halloween candy with Christmas candy at the grocery store, but when I realized that several of my neighbors already had constructed elaborate front-yard displays out of lights, inflatable snowmen and other things that I want to TP at night, that's when I realized that the holiday season had already descended upon us. What does this have to do with fashion? Well, you seem like social people who go to holiday parties and stuff, so maybe you need something to wear to these parties.

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  9. Wanna Learn Guitar from Duane Denison?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    The Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk and The Legendary Shack Shakers have at least two things in common. All three groups boast an approach that balances legendary ferocity with nuance, and they have all included guitarist Duane Dension at one time or another.

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  10. NAACP Requests Register and MNPS Spend More Time on North Nashville, Other Parts of CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    In a letter to Director of Schools Jesse Register and members of the school board, the NAACP's Nashville chapter said that Register and the district are "inordinately focused on one area of Nashville at the expense of other parts of our community." President John Arradondo and Erica Lanier, the chapter's education committee chair, requested that a North Nashville Community Advisory Committee be formed like the one formed in East Nashville.

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  11. Ravitch in Nashville: Civil Rights Area of our Time is Protecting Schools from PrivatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    Six months ago to the day, Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman stood in a Commodore Ballroom on Vanderbilt University's campus to tell hundreds of education writers across the country about the status of the state's ed reform movement. But last night - education blogger, author and former Assistant Secretary of Education under George H. W. Bush who then stood behind increased accountability, school choice and charter schools - stood in that same room , likely at the same podium, and explained why all those moves are wrong.

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  12. Nashville Recap: 'You're Lookin' at Country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    God, didn't we just do the CMA Awards? Am I to have no respite from the faces of Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley? Well, here there are again, but for fictional things! Forget it Jake, it's Nashville -town. Ruke Rayna and Luke are getting ready for the CMA Awards! She's wearing lots of costume jewelry, which are pieces of flair for people in country music.

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  13. Adrienne Outlaw talks Flex It!, Seed Space and her decision to leave NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    "Highlander Spring, or A Look to the Future," by Public Doors and Windows, with Harrell Fletcher, Molly Sherman and Nolan Calisch If you're involved in the art community in Nashville, even on the periphery, you've probably met Adrienne Outlaw. She's the sort of person Malcolm Gladwell wrote about in his essay "Six Degrees of Lois Weisberg" - she seems to know everyone, and gets great pleasure from connecting them to each other.

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  14. How a terrible worship song drove me from ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    The year was 2001. A traveling worship band took the stage and began singing to the Christians gathered in the large sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Nashville.

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  15. On his latest, Singer's Grave a Sea of Tongues, Bonnie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    "If I hear a recording from 1933 that fascinates me," Bonnie "Prince" Billy tells the Scene , "one of my biggest wishes is that I can witness someone in a record store purchasing that record in 1933." Speaking via phone from his home in Louisville, Ky., the prolific 43-year-old singer born Will Oldham describes his latest full-length, Singer's Grave a Sea of Tongues - a reworking of songs from the singer's 2011 LP Wolfroy Goes to Town , cut with Music City session musicians at Nashville's Beech House Recording - as an exploration of the possibilities of a time before Wolfroy was recorded.

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  16. Author G. Neri talks about his picture-book biography of Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    If you caught G. Neri at the Southern Festival of Books last month, you heard the happy story of an author seeing the publication of a book he's worked on his entire career. Hello, I'm Johnny Cash , Neri's picture-book biography of the legendary singer, captures Cash's life from boyhood, when he was simply called "J.R.," to the height of his career.

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  17. A Miami Marlin, Pat Boone and Steve McNair figure in October's biggest home salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    This month's list is bookended by a former dealer of high-end autos, and in the $2 million or so between his sale and his buy , Headline Homes includes a new Predator moving to Green Hills, a Miami Marlin moving to the Governor's Club, international grocery entrepreneurs scooting into Oak Hill and oh-so-many doctors going to and fro. There are mystery sellers who are probably country music singers and mystery buyers who are probably just making sound investments.

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  18. A woman wonders what changing her name will do to her identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    At my friend's wedding, my boyfriend asked me if the bride was taking her new husband's name. She was, and I had mixed feelings about it.

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  19. At some overcrowded Nashville schools, the student body is only getting biggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    Editor's note: Nashville's public school system has come under intense scrutiny in recent years after nearing state takeover. As the district has wrestled with academic performance, it has also spent the past few years embroiled in schoolyard fights - between the city and state over charter school laws, among bickering board members and administrators over politics.

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  20. Metro moves toward regulating Uber and Lyft - somewhat - as cab companies grumbleRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    The Metro Council is considering regulations that would apply to ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, as Nashville grapples more and more with the much-hailed disruptions of the sharing economy. The council is simultaneously working out regulations regarding short-term rental operations such as Airbnb .

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