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  1. #MayoralChatter: Bone and Kane Hit Airwaves During March MadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Mayoral candidates Charles Robert Bone and Jeremy Kane will hit the airwaves with television spots over the next two weeks. Bone's campaign made a buy of more than $90,000 to air 64 one-minute ads during WTVF news programming and NCAA Tournament games while Kane bought a smaller block of spots, paying around $10,000 for his thirty-second ad to air 26 times.

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  2. Nashville expat Erik Deutsch takes jazz into outlaw countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    "Why can't there be a Moog solo at the end of a country song?" wonders Erik Deutsch. The jazz pianist delves into that confounding question on his new album, Outlaw Jazz , and clearly he has the qualifications to ask.

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  3. Beck and Yarbro, Shame on YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    I would prefer to spend almost no time thinking about Madison or sex clubs or sex clubs in Madison, but the tomfoolery continues and now its spread to the state legislature. It's with heavy heart that I must add State Rep. Bill Beck and State Senator Jeff Yarbro to the long list of people who are being huge jerks about this.

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  4. As a new study funded by charter proponents looks at school costs,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Two different studies released in the past year have attempted to examine the cost of charter schools to Metro Nashville Public Schools. Now add a third, this time paid for by the charter community.

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  5. By embracing the long ball, Belmont's least likely team may have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Belmont's previous trips to the NCAA tournament have often found the Bruins a sneaky selection to be a Cinderella who slips into Sweet 16's slipper. Rick Byrd's talented teams were well-coached, played a smart, team-oriented game and never wilted under the spotlight.

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  6. East Side councilmen face rocky races as constituents grapple with changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    The second floor of the Woodland Street watering hole Mad Donna's is filled to overflowing on a chilly February night. The crowd spills down the stairs as a mustachioed man, Randall Gilberd, reaches the microphone onstage.

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  7. Missing SXSW? Check your FOMO at the door - plenty of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Two years ago, the perpetually on-point satirists at The Onion ran an article under the headline "SXSW as Cool and as Real as It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate." The piece quoted a fictional tool by the name of Tim Danner, who praised Austin's annual tech, film and music festival and conference for its "super-chill underground vibe" and "great indie-rock bands."

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  8. JEFF the Brotherhood signed to a major label to 'make two albums...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    On Jan. 13, beloved local-rock heroes JEFF the Brotherhood announced that Wasted on the Dream - their ninth album and sophomore effort for Warner Bros. Records - would come out March 10. The band also unveiled the album's first single, "Coat Check Girl."

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  9. Twenty-one tunes to prepare you for this year's Freakin' WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Ah, Freakin' Weekend. For the sixth year in a row, flagship Nashville garage, punk and rock 'n' roll bands the likes of JEFF the Brotherhood, Those Darlins, Natural Child and PUJOL will team up with national counterparts like Arizona eardrum-annihilators Destruction Unit and Detroit noise-rock cult heroes Wolf Eyes for a three-day weekend of crowd-surfing, fist-pumping, beer-chugging and kick-ass party jams.

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  10. Renowned performance artist Laurie Anderson brings her avant-garde...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Lower Manhattan in the early 1970s was like the Fertile Crescent of the American art world. Composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich demolished the once impenetrable wall separating high art from pop culture, performing their pulsating minimalist music in warehouses, art galleries, museums and even discos.

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  11. Famed Nashville Radio Host, Drummer and 'Champion of the Underdogs' Billy Block Dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Beloved longtime radio host, event MC, session drummer and tireless advocate for Nashville's aspiring country musicians Billy Block died this afternoon. Block's death follows a long battle with Stage 4 metastatic melanoma.

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  12. Billy Block in Hospice, Family Responds via FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Despite multiple reports to the contrary, Nashville musician Billy Block , who has melanoma, has not passed away. According to his wife Jill, Block is currently in hospice and not taking visitors at this time.

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  13. New Belgium Plans Epic Beer Dinner at The Flying SaucerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Most casual beer drinkers recognize New Belgium Brewing Co. for its flagship Fat Tire brand, a beer that has enjoyed commercial success here in Nashville for quite a while.

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  14. Tame Impala to Play the Ryman May 11; Hear 'Let It Happen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Kevin Parker-led Australian psych-rock troupe Tame Impala took North America by storm with their breakthrough 2012 LP, Lonerism . The record earned Tame Impala a nomination for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2014 Grammys, though they lost out to Vampire Weekend.

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  15. Huis Clos to Celebrate Comics Issue at Brainfreeze Comics SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    The latest issue of Huis Clos hit coffee shops and zine stands across Nashville this week and the literary/humor newspaper is throwing a celebration for their most ambitious issue yet, this Saturday at the recently expanded Brainfreeze Comics, inside the Groove. This month's issue of Huis Clos dispenses with their usual format of original poetry, prose and art in favor of an all-comics extravaganza, featuring the work of last year's Best of Nashville cover artist Rachel Briggs, art box illustrator Megan Kelley, #FindingBenFolds winner Kelly Ahrens and many, many more.

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  16. Oscar Nominee Leviathan Opens Today at BelcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Just when it seemed Birdman had taken up permanent roost in Hillsboro Village, the post-awards relapse of Oscar fever has finally started to subside at The Belcourt. Even so, one of the most promising of this year's contenders finally arrives today for a run in Nashville: Russia's best foreign-language film entry Leviathan .

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  17. 'Casual Chic' Italian Restaurant Trattoria Il Mulino Opens Soon DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    In my wrap-up of this year's Our Kids Soup Sunday event , I mentioned that my favorite soup was prepared by the staff of the soon-to-open Trattoria Il Mulino inside the downtown Hilton. The time has finally come for the restaurant to begin service after an extensive renovation to what was previously the The Sports Grille.

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  18. Nashville Wine Auction's Pairings Event Was One for the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    This year the Nashville Wine Auction expanded their annual Pairings event to three days of wine and fun, culminating with a special dinner combining the talents of some of Nashville's best chefs with some imported talent from Brooklyn . The fun took place Feb. 26-28.

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  19. There is Dog Crap in Legislative Plaza. No, This Isn't a Metaphor.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    While the Legislative Plaza sat mostly empty in light of another day of weather-related state government closures, Rep. John Mark Windle's dog took a dump at Legislative Plaza. His brown mutt named Estelle was romping around with Rep. Jon Lundberg's lab, Nash, between their two offices, which are around the corner a short hallway from each other.

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  20. Council Members, State Reps Sign Brief in Same-Sex Marriage SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    Buzzfeed reports that "more than 150 government officials from the states whose bans are being challenged on Thursday announced that they were filing a brief urging the court to strike those bans down." Tennessee is among those states, and elected officials from Nashville's Metro Council, the state legislature, and elsewhere in the state have signed the brief.

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