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Senior Follies moves to professional venue

Some talented Middle Tennessee seniors will have the opportunity to perform at a historic Nashville venue under the direction of a professional theater performer. Around 80 seniors with the Donelson Senior Center are gearing up for the third annual live stage production of The Follies, a show featuring music and dancing linked with comedic skits. More

Metro planners finalize council redistricting maps

Metro Planning Department officials have finished fine-tuning their proposed Metro Council redistricting maps, according to Anita McCaig, the department

Christ Presbyterian, DCA to compete in Class 1A


Lockeland Springs donates time, money to fix houses

The Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association in East Nashville is donating its neighborhood kitty and some muscle to refurbish the exterior of one distressed house in the neighborhood. The plan, neighborhood association president Mike Jameson said, is to help one disadvantaged or disabled homeowner a year. Over weekend of Oct. 6 and 7, more than 30 volunteers will show up at the chosen owners More

Lipscomb to offer

Lipscomb University students may see their parents and grandparents behind them in the registration line this fall as the school begins a new program,

Main Street Project gains $100,000 extra city money

Designers of the The Main Street Project, still in the conceptual phase, will have an extra $100,000 of city money to implement the plan due to rerouting of some discretionary funds by Councilwoman Eileen Beehan. The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) is funding The Main Street Project through a $500,000 community development block grant to cosmetically enhance Main Street and make it More

A gut feel about Metro

I had the opportunity to sit down and meet Dr. Garcia a couple of weeks ago and came away duly impressed. Garcia is tall and has a sort of rumpled look about him. It's not a carelessly messy look; rather, it's the look of someone who is too busy and has too much on his mind to worry about sartorial splendor. In short, it's the look of your college English professor. More

When news puts ratings before the truth, the truth hurts

The mindless television panels go on and on about the smallest details in the Condit-Levy matter. Yet there is a hardcore audience of about a million Americans that float from cable news program to cable news program desperately seeking Chandra. This audience is enough to spike a program's ratings and deliver a competitive edge to those that pander to the Chandra mania. More

Summer doldrums continue

As the summer programming doldrums continue, the coming of football season beckons to many sports fans. Although the usual Monday Night game takes a week

Bond service faults our revenue, not spending

New York bond rating service Fitch did Thursday what two other services, Moody

Gulch property owners balk at redevelopment

Two Gulch property owners will meet with Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency officials Thursday to request they be exempted from the redevelopment plan the Mayor

'Die Hard' set hits harder

Bruce Willis was best known for his television work and ill-fated attempts at music stardom when the film Die Hard appeared in 1988. Director John McTiernan was widely criticized for casting someone with limited experience and no reputation as an action hero. Willis went through extensive physical training and then proved an excellent choice. More

Pete Yorn plays music for the morning after

Despite his somewhat dark musical textures, singer/songwriter Pete Yorn is finding life in the limelight quite comfortable. And for those who want to catch a rising talent, Yorn plays the Exit/In at 9 tonight. More

How pain and suffering leads to fun

Well, the pain is back. I More

Chef's choice

Mixing main ingredients - Jerk pork tenderloin with papaya salsa, over-roasted spaghetti squash and marinated vegetable salad. Chef Jason Crockarell of Green Hills Grill was brought on board to help with the expansion of the restaurant into other cities. The time he puts in at work would be overwhelming for many people, but Crockarell still likes to find time to cook with his wife for friends and family.

Winging it with butterflies

When I draw my summertime art, I pop butterflies in everywhere. But bringing them into your garden requires slightly more planning: You have to set the scene with the proper plants and butterfly-friendly conditions. More

Finding your final answer

Weekly Reminder

AUGUST 13-17, Phone home, Teacher's pet, Leave it to Betty Crocker and Cure green hair. More

Death Notices

Life after Melissa

Trish Poe continues her daughter's mission. If the second part of Trish More