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  1. Going Looney: The TakeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Nashville Scene

    It was too good to be true. The highly successful candidate for superintendent of the year was about to take a job here, leaving in the dust Metro Nashville's wealthy arch rival, Williamson County.

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  2. Dave Cobb and Anderson East Talk Bromance, Nashville, FAME Studios, Chris Stapleton and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Nashville Scene

    Dave Cobb makes damn good records. In this week's print edition of the Scene , I write about Anderson East's debut full-length Delilah - the first release on in-demand producer Cobb's new Elekra Records imprint, Low Country Sounds.

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  3. Francis Guess Dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Nashville Scene

    Civil rights leader and businessman Francis Guess has died at his home Thursday night. He was 69. From the Post Known largely as a civil rights advocate and humanitarian, Guess served on the National Civil Rights Commission and as the first African-American commissioner for the Tennessee departments of Labor and General Services under then-Gov. Lamar Alexander.

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  4. Alien: The Musical, Now Playing at TPAC's Polk TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Nashville Scene

    Alien: The Musical When : Through July 26 Where : TPAC's Polk Theater Following its early December presentation in Old Hickory at The Arts at Center Street, plus an engagement in Columbus, Ohio, this musical written by Gregg D. Garner moves in to TPAC's Polk Theater for four performances. In a backstory worthy of our uber-creative digital age, Garner, formerly a guitarist-composer with the Christian band UnNamed Servant, received inspiration for this piece while on a plane to Nashville from Africa, quickly developing song ideas by singing quietly into his iPhone.

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  5. Looney Turns Down MNPS, Will Remain in Williamson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Nashville Scene

    Mike Looney has turned down Metro's offer to be the next director of schools and will instead return as superintendent of Williamson County Schools. Looney announced his decision in a statement posted on the WCS website Friday morning: My family and I are humbled by the support and prayers we have received over the past few weeks.

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  6. Hot Shots! Nashville Predators Launch Hot Chicken, Whiskey and Bourbon FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Nashville Scene

    Sometimes a food and drink festival is so on the nose that it's hard not to love the absolute boldness of the organizers. I mean, c'mon, there's a new Hot Chicken, Whiskey and Bourbon Festival? It's like the Nashville Predators Foundation has jacked directly into the pleasure centers of my cerebral cortex.

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  7. Boom Town Chats: What Does the City of Nashville Need?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Here we are in the thick of Nashville's It City Days, our boom-town status bringing all sorts of things to town - restaurants and television shows, celebrities and condominiums. That recently got Scene editor-in-chief Jim Ridley and myself thinking about not only all the changes that have taken place in recent years, but also the changes that haven't gone down.

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  8. Come for the meat, stay for the beat at Nashville's first Rib & Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    For trumpeter and flugelhornist David Wells, ribs and jazz make an unbeatable duo, both as culinary and cultural treats. After presenting the Rib & Jazz Festival in Vienna, West Virginia, for a number of years, the newly relocated Wells is now debuting a Nashville version of this same event this weekend.

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  9. Poet Stephanie Pruitt and Chef Josh Habiger Team Up for Five Senses at OZRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Poems, with their rhythm and beat, tend to conjure a sound. And with their line breaks and structure, they offer a look and feel, too.

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  10. #MayoralChatter Roundup: Endorsements for Barry and Rebrovick, Another Ad for FreemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    We round up the Super PAColypse in the Pith column of this week's print issue but for now, a round up of some other mayoral campaign items from yesterday. a Women In Numbers announced their endorsements Monday, for the mayoral and Metro Council elections.

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  11. Artists' Forum: Amanda Valentine and Mclaine Richardson, Tonight at the FristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Artists' Forum: Amanda Valentine and Mclaine Richardson When : 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23 Where : The Frist The Nashville fashion community has experienced quite a growth spurt in the past few years, from the 2011 launch of Nashville Fashion Week to the recent coalescence of the Nashville Fashion Alliance, which recently surpassed a $100,000 crowdfunding goal to build a sustainable and globally recognized fashion industry. The Frist has kept our sartorial appetites satiated with not one, but two fashion-focused exhibits in the recent past, 2010's Golden Age of Couture and the current summer blockbuster, Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 .

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  12. Bajo Sexto Rolls Out New Summer SpecialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    I don't know if you've noticed, but the tiny strip of Fifth Avenue South between the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Music City Center is the only area in Nashville that now allows open containers of alcohol to be carried on the sidewalk and in the street, ostensibly as a convenience for conventioneers traveling back and forth to the Omni Hotel. It also happens to be the location of Bajo Sexto , the Jonathan Waxman project serving hot tacos and cold drinks in Nashville's newest urban taco corridor.

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  13. Poet Stephanie Pruitt invites collaborators to create a multisensory journey into her poemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    When Stephanie Pruitt sits down to write a poem, she often starts with a "What if" question that carries her into the mind of a stranger or a world of alternate possibility. Last year, as Pruitt and OZ Arts artistic director Lauren Snelling started exploring the idea of a poetry-inspired art installation, Pruitt asked herself this: What if you could plunge into a poem and live inside it? What would that look like? Pruitt knows how it feels to sink down into a poem until it seems like time stops and the light of the world dims.

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  14. Heroic world-premiere musical Myth mixes divine moments and mortal failingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Blackbird Theater's world-premiere original musical Myth is as challenging as pre-show scuttlebutt led Nashville theatergoers to believe. Co-authors Wes Driver and Greg Greene, with composer Michael Slayton, have crafted a densely textured epic that soldiers on long into the evening, its well over three hours of running time charting the momentous activities of gods, heroes and mortals of ancient Greece.

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  15. Independent record stores adjust to the arrival of Global Release DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Long before he became a co-owner and "vinylist" at Grimey's New & Preloved Music, Davis would ride his bike a mile-and-a-half every Tuesday to Sounds of Music in Jackson, Tenn., to check out the latest records to hit shelves that week. "There was no Internet; there was no list you could look at," Davis tells the Scene .

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  16. A lavish rite of teenage passage opens a window onto Middle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    It's May outside Franklin, the air is sticky-sweet with honeysuckle, and a lilting tune in waltz time floats like a midday breeze down a country road in rural Williamson County. The music gets louder the closer you get to a small house.

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  17. Cagle's ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Nashville Scene

    Nationally syndicated cartoonist Daryl Cagle recently moved to Nashville and has a unique view on the pace of the city's growth and how planned it may be.

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  18. Modest Mouse to Play War Memorial AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Nashville Scene

    Recently dubbed "The Grateful Dead of indie-rock legends" by The Spin , Pacific Northwestern indie vets Modest Mouse announced today they'll return to Nashville for the first time since their 2007 show at the Ryman, In their 20 years as a band, the Mouse has risen from scrappy power trio to unlikely mid-Aughts Top 40 sensation, and is now entering their third decade as a quirky, volatile art-rock ensemble.

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  19. On the Waterfront: Forecastle Festival 2015 in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Nashville Scene

    For the fourth year in a row The Spin trekked up to Bucket City for the nautical-themed Forecastle Festival , where we took in bands under the sweltering sun and sweated out beer and bourbon almost as fast as we could drink it. Despite Forecastle's standing as the Nashville Airport of music festivals - it's close by, totally navigable and super easy to manage, not overwhelmingly swamped with jackasses and assholes - a host of unexpected scheduling setbacks like rush-hour traffic, long hotel check-in lines, etc.

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  20. That Time of the Month Book Launch Show, Tonight at Tin Cup CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Nashville Scene

    That Time of the Month Book Launch Show When : 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 Where : Tin Cup Coffee I could make a bunch of unfunny PMS jokes and then mansplain to you about why they're actually hilarious. Or I could just tell you that Melanie Vare's regular assemblage of "funny female storytelling" - those aren't scare quotes but an acknowledgement that she also invites dudes from time to time - draws bigger crowds with each outing, and that its audience should grow even more with the release of a printed compendium devoted to Nashville contributors.

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