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Never said his name

Never said his name

Joshua Crandall Lee was born to one Shaunel Lee in June of 1977. In February of this year he shared this poem to the Nashville Skyline tribe and asked if we would publish it … They never said his name… And even though they were the people that loved me most…more than anything in the...
changing under my bare feet

changing under my bare feet

It was the steady fall of snowflakes, sticky and persistent throughout the cold night and the even colder morning — that stripped away the feeling that Nashville was getting away from me. I remembered this chill and these arching maples and oaks groaning with the ice building up on their shimmering bare limbs. I sensed...

Nashville Appliance Repair: All Major Appliance

Thanks to Charles Huff at All Major Appliance of Nashville for sponsoring the Nashville Skyline this month.  Charles Huff or “Huff” as his friends call him is a world class appliance technician who is who we turn to when we need our dryer, washer, refrigerator, or dishwasher serviced or repaired.  He’s offering a special discount...

The Storms Of Change – by Robbie Pinter

This is an archived text version of the author’s work. View the full multimedia version of The Storms Of Change The Storms of Change I am a white daughter of segregation—born in Memphis, raised in Arkansas, and spending most of my adult life in Nashville.  I am not proud of my segregated past, but I...

Benefit For Arts In The Parks

Works by Staff and Students of Metro Parks’ Centennial Art Center November 6 – December 18 Opening Reception, Friday, November 6, 5 pm – 7 pm Arts in the Parks and staff and students of Metro Parks’ Centennial Art Center are hosting their annual Holiday Season Art Exhibition and Sale, November 6 through December 18....

Find Yard Sales Quickly & Easily In Nashville & Murfreesboro

Finally!  There is an easy way to find all the yard sales in Nashville, Murfreesboro and the middle tennessee area.  A new website called YardSaleFrog.com features a cool google map with all yardsales in the area posted. YardSaleFrog.com was created in response to our nation’s roller-coasting gas prices (and my husband’s desire for me to...

Eric Brace Talks About “The Other Side: Music From East Nashville”

One evening while stopping by my favorite meeting place in East Nashville, The Family Wash, I overheard an interview being taped for NPR about the East Nashville music scene. There was talk of a new compilation being released that showcased some of the best and brightest from the 37206 zip code. Family Wash owner and...

Erin Weston brings Simply Pilates to Nashville

Pilates has made a big splash in the fitness world over the past few years, and Nashville is no exception. Not just for elite models and dancers, Pilates has become what its creator Joseph Pilates had always wanted it to be – exercise for every body. Several studios and well-trained instructors are available throughout Nashville,...

Keeping The Faith: Lonnie Hutchins Talks About the Future of Nashville Music

Behind and beyond the curtain: Nashville producer Loney Hutchins talks with Ernie Gray about the role of Nashville in modern culture, the collapse of Tower Records, his Cleft Music label, and how bad radio causes school shootings. EG: You were raised in Middle Tennessee, went to school for film production and subversion in Florida, and...

Ghostfinger In The Machine

Richie Kirkpatrick is pacing back and forth on the concrete floor of the ‘charming’ porch area of The Springwater Supper Club, his thin hand lifting a cigarette to just below his handlebar mustache. Kirkpatrick is dressed in a dapper black suit, dark silk shirt and red tie this evening – appropriately maniacal attire for the...

Tara Thompsons Heaven’s Coast at The Art House

“Heaven’s Coast” is a series of photographic images that capture connections to the ocean and the coast. The show, with the title inspired by a memoir by Mark Doty, tells a story about the unique ways in which we experience our coastal landscapes. Using a photojournalistic style to document different activities and moments, the images...

Curt Perkins’ Portable Sunshine Sound

If you like the feelgood 70’s philly-esque sound of Josh Rouse, you will undoubtedly dig the latest release by Nashville’s Curt Perkins, titled Get Something Started. Several friends recommend that I check out Curt live, and I have to admit, it was a phenomenal show. The music has a great vibe: Part R&B, part rock,...