The Smithsonian of Tennessee (Tennessee Magazine)
If you ever visited the Tennessee State Museum at its former location in the James K. Polk Center in Nashville, you no doubt thought it had an impressive collection detailing and preserving the state’s history.
What’s new for Nashville’s Food Scene (VisitMusicCity.com)
In Music City, new restaurants are opening up all the time, and most places change their menu each season.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze is Back (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze is the December Artist Spotlight on NowPlayingNashville. Erin Holcomb had the chance to interview Billy Jackson, a performer of 10 years in Cirque about the show and some new editions this year. Watch the behind-the-scenes interview with Cirque Dreams Holidaze!
Kid Rock pays $81,000 for local Walmart layaway items after Tyler Perry sets example (FoxNews.com)
Inspired by Tyler Perry’s good deed, the 47-year-old “Only God Knows Why” singer paid $81,000 to clear off the balances of 350 layaway accounts at a Walmart store in Nashville, Tennessee.
Childish Gambino gives thrilling, powerful performance in final Nashville show (The Tullahoma Tennessee News)
All good things must come to an end, or that’s how the old saying goes. For Donald Glover – the actor, writer and director, who sings and raps under the name Childish Gambino – that means saying goodbye to his alter ego. Nashville got to bear witness to one powerful send off as Glover brought his This Is America Tour to Bridgestone Arena on Dec. 2.
Arts events in Nashville: Red Grooms talk, Solstice celebration, Handel’s ‘Messiah’ and more (Tennessean)
Red Grooms, one of the most famous living artists, comes to the Tennessee State Museum on Saturday afternoon to talk about his life and work. “In Conversation: Red Grooms” is hosted in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition on view through Jan. 13.
Grammy nominations: Trends, snubs and what they mean to Nashville (Tennessean)
There’s lots to unpack from the long — and notably inclusive — list of nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards, which was revealed Friday.
Tay Keith: Rap’s hottest producer is graduating from MTSU (Tennessean)
When Drake came to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena earlier this year, there was one name the rap star couldn’t stop saying on stage. He told the sold-out crowd that as soon as his tour was over, “I’m going right back to the studio with Tay Keith.”
First look: Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary (Tennessean)
Through his lens, he’s made epic explorations into “Baseball,” “Prohibition” and several wars. Next year, documentary giant Ken Burns will take audiences on a 16-hour journey through “Country Music.”