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Yoakam rambles into the Ryman

With his jeans fitting tighter than a boa constrictor around a mouse and his guitar twanging furiously away, Dwight Yoakam appears tonight at the Ryman Auditorium. More

Guitarist Erik Halbig impeccably balances various styles

MUSIC CITY MUSE - Reviews on Erik Halbig, Hayseed Dixie and Gillian Welch.

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Kroger sponsors dietician Q & A, Cameron Michaels signs 'Arena' and 12 @ 12 highlights pop songwriters. More

To dream the impossible dream

TRANSFORMATIONS - is a daily part of my job here at The City Paper. I still continue to pursue higher musical achievements, but the fact that I never let go of the ultimate dream makes the daily routine seem that much more satisfying. That same approach I took to my musical dreams is something I

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'Fear Factor' ends its first run

This week begins with the final installment of what has become the most critically lampooned television show in recent memory. The only people who like Fear Factor are the same folks who enjoy Survivor, Temptation Island, and Big Brother; large chunks of the audience. More

Chef's choice

Simple food tastes best. Head chef and co-owner of 6

Finding fashion in wee wardrobes

I've always loved drawing old-fashioned children's clothing. You can really pile on the detail -- just the way people used to do when they sewed clothes by hand for their little ones. More

Preacher's got the power to empower

Mt. Zion preacher tells it like it is. Just ten years ago, Mt. Zion Baptist Church in North Nashville, was having trouble filling its pews on Sunday mornings. Then along came a spiritual Pied Piper. More

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Skip Ewing: Just one of the kids

Skip Ewing knows that one way or another; he More

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Football and music head weekend TV list

There are music specials, sports and vintage films available for the discerning viewer this weekend. More

City Picks

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's City Picks: First Presbyterian cranks out the ice cream, Art from the inside out at Cheekwood, Steve Earle signs 'Doghouse Roses' and Blink 182 plays AmSouth. More

Cheers for

The Anniversary Party has been out for a while but the buzz about it is growing. Because it



Mary Chapin Carpenter invites Nashville for some 'Time*Sex*Love'

Those who wear their hearts on their sleeves will be in good company Saturday night when the singing poet, Mary Chapin Carpenter, takes the stage at the AmSouth Amphitheatre. More

City Picks

Here are the headings in today's City Picks: Healthy eating classes start at Krogers, Zanies welcomes Wanda Sykes, Dancin' in the District jumpstarts the night and Alaskan schoolteacher signs book.

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Cumberland Science Museum launches 3rd annual Astronaut Day

Well, all aboard Spaceship Cumberland. The popular local science museum has a fantasy flight leaving this weekend, and though you may be tempted to send just the kids, the trip will be fun for the whole family.