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Comment Archives: Events

Re: “Country Sunshine: Remembering Dottie West

Did anyone read this? Edd at the Nashville Scene didn't do his research, and I pray didn't get paid for it!

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Posted by roadiegarth on 03/30/2013 at 8:40 PM

Re: “Country Sunshine: Remembering Dottie West

Who really wrote that article, Someone better wake up and write about her as she really is. That just go's to show you how much they know about her She was incredible all the way around.Shame on you for your unkind words and your representing the C.M.H.O.F.

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Posted by Dan Berger on 03/30/2013 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Country Sunshine: Remembering Dottie West

That is the sorriest description of Dottie West's illustrious three decade career that I have ever heard. If you can say that Dottie West is not a "deep" singer - and especially compare her to the likes of Tammy Wynette and Jeannie Seely, both of whom can hold their own as stylists but not a candle to West's emotional well of pain and joy that she experienced during her life - then you haven't listened to tracks from such albums as "Here Comes My Baby" and "Just Dottie", her first and last. "Would You Hold It Against Me" and "I Make A Great Cup Of Coffee" (PLEASE! What a joke that you would even recognize such a nothing of a song from one of her most unpopular albums) are merely footnotes to her other storied hits that showcase her artistry.

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Posted by WestFan81 on 03/30/2013 at 10:04 AM

Re: “Seth Meyers

Tickets for Saturday's SOLD OUT Performance - http://ez-ticket.com/search?tid=ticket_results&evtid=2037896&event=Seth+Meyers

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Posted by EZ Ticket on 03/30/2013 at 10:03 AM

Re: “Country Sunshine: Remembering Dottie West

Not a deep singer? HA!®

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Posted by roadiegarth on 03/30/2013 at 9:59 AM

Re: “Baby

This show is adorable. Everyone should come see it!

Posted by jmplttlchldn on 03/29/2013 at 7:40 AM

Re: “Duran Bunch: Afghanistan Through the Eyes of a Soldier

Opening Reception Saturday 6 - 9

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Posted by billbrimm on 03/28/2013 at 12:23 PM

Re: “Beauty is Embarrassing Screening and Q&A With Wayne White

No kidding! The papers in Nashville list events wrong so often I've stopped bothering planning an evening by what's in the paper. You absolutely have to call ahead. In Nashville, it's not unusual for someone to do a 50 mile drive to see an event, then back. If I live in Franklin and have an event or gig in Gallatin thats 50 miles! a 100 mile roundtrip, yet they cant get events listings right in this city. Not only that, The Music calendar stops functioning at 530 pm daily. So if you're at work or in your hotel checking out music events and OoPPS unless you know to use the first tab on Calendar, you see no events. It takes a lot of incompetence to run a city! Good times!

Posted by ListingsBugs on 03/17/2013 at 7:37 PM

Re: “Beauty is Embarrassing Screening and Q&A With Wayne White

This event is actually on Tuesday unless the MTSU page is wrong: http://mtsu.edu/events/waynewhite.php

Posted by Bryan Deese on 03/17/2013 at 1:32 PM

Re: “Dane Carder: Proof of Ghosts

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Posted by Michael Rásico on 03/14/2013 at 6:59 PM

Re: “Gershom Gorenberg: "The Remaking of Israel — The Need for a Second Republic"

It is important to note that the "J Street" organization has been described by the Israeli Government as an Anti Israel organization and Pro Palestinian group. And yes, these are the same Palestinians that cheered and gave out candy on the streets when the Twin Towers fell on 9/11. It is a great shame that the Nashville Scene chooses to give such an organization an open stage, it is even worse that the Jewish Community Center does the same - all for money. Shame.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Tomer Minuskin on 03/10/2013 at 5:54 PM

Re: “Jeremiah Ariaz: Tucumcari

Hi there!
I live in the UK, and am eager to know if there is anywhere online more of Jeremiah Ariaz' Tucumcari exhibition can be viewed?!
Thank you
Sara

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Posted by SisterSoul on 03/10/2013 at 2:50 PM

Re: “Big River

I'm in 4th grade my grade sow it and it was very inappropriate for my age so if you see this don't take you kids. The play was funny especially the nonsuch that was funny. My friend anders fell asleep. It was very long and boring in some parts. So I'd give it a 5 out of 10

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Posted by lulu03 on 03/05/2013 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection

Seriously.. This is journalism? Could you be any more crass in how you begin this article? YES Laura Hutson, by all means, we care about how much this topic bores you and reminds you of boring times at your grandmothers home. Why the fuck are you even writing about this if you hold this opinion? This exhibition is showing some of the splendors of human civilization..

For the discerning reader, here is a more in tact approximation copied from Frist's site:

From 3000 BCE until the year 1492 CE when Europeans accidentally encountered the Western Hemisphere, the cultures of Mesoamerica, Central America, and Andean South America forged innovative paths of social, intellectual, spiritual, and artistic development. They created marvels of engineering, constructing the hemisphere’s tallest building at Teotihuacan in central Mexico (surpassed only in 1931 by the Empire State Building) and devising irrigation systems that moved water more than 160 miles from an altitude of 18,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes Mountains to the Pacific Coast. In Mexico and Guatemala, writing systems recorded history and astronomical data that accurately tracked planets and predicted eclipses. Long-distance travel from as far north as present-day Illinois to the Caribbean Islands and the Amazon Basin not only transported commodities but also practical, religious, and artistic knowledge. In every way, the ancient Americas constitute one of the world’s majestic cradles of civilization.

The John Bourne Collection is the creation of one man whose life was transformed in 1945 by a remarkable trip into the jungles of southern Mexico. On one expedition, he and another explorer are believed to have become the first non-Maya to see the ruins of Bonampak, a Maya city in southern Chiapas where now-famous painted murals were found only a few months later. Returning to the United States, Mr. Bourne (b. 1927) embarked on a lifelong love of collecting art from this region and others in the ancient Americas. At this time in the 1950s, only a handful of people, including the Mexican artists Diego Rivera (1886–1957) and Frida Kahlo (1907–1954), recognized pre-Columbian artifacts as fine art, equal to that of any culture. This exhibition features select pieces from the John Bourne Collection, presented both as beautiful art forms and as insightful expressions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas.

This exhibition was organized by The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

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Posted by Christopher on 03/05/2013 at 12:24 PM

Re: “Mark Robinson Band

OMG! We thought we were going to a pub for a burger and a beer. The talent in that place was overwhelmingly great. The smoked meat was so tender and tasty. The sides were all homemade just like my grandma cooked Sunday dinner. I will be taking all my guests to visit this place. Can't say enough good about the place

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Posted by Robin Dorton Ford on 03/03/2013 at 6:36 PM

Re: “Grand Opening: Antique Archaeology Nashville

i watch the show because it bring back alot of memories i grew up poor and did alot of dumpster diving and old building back in michigan its a show the mines are salted who cares im here because these guys give alot of info and show alot of stuff ya just dont see who cares how much the buy or sell it for its tv oh i forgot its like the internet if its on tv it has to be true
they are actors no diff than the miners ets but they must be good alot mwatch including me and id love to see frank and mike put the girls in bikinis id deffinately run to the store which im in nashville so think thats my goal tom
to all a good night dan if ya arent married im in nashville for a while working on planes
and who cares what their sexuality is for crying out loud why dont ya concentrate on worrying about crippled children or something worth while than whos doing who i mean he has cats that should have been a give away rocketeer but hey they dont do it while im watching so what they do in private god bless em i still will marry daniel hell i wont have to worry about her tv star bosses trying to steal her away from me god bless ya all

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Posted by Galen Kinney on 02/25/2013 at 5:15 PM

Re: “Darkest America Book Event

It's not a novel, it's a terrific and provocative work of non-fiction, and if you're interested in the American music story, you should be there. I will.

Posted by Barry Mazor on 02/20/2013 at 8:49 AM

Re: “Company Rose's Tilling Green

In a collection of work that has already placed Nashville on the Contemporary Dance map, this was a standout, a remarkable piece that demonstrated the sensitivity, the profundity, and the incredible aesthetics of Marsha Barsky and her remarkable company. Truly remarkable work.

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Posted by Robert Barsky on 02/17/2013 at 9:03 PM

Re: “Shen Yun Performing Arts

I was shocked. The narrators seemed like ten year olds, the cartoon screen in the background felt like 1976, the piano looked like they borrowed it from a bar across the street, the male singer had me lasughing hysterically over his incompetence, the ending seemed like a version of the childens show The TeleTubbies! The whole experience was a blast due to it being so horrible. I laughed the whole way through.

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Posted by Nashvillenight on 02/17/2013 at 7:26 AM

Re: “Margaret Wrinkle

Please correct the date. She will be at Parnassus on Saturday, February 16th at 2pm.

Posted by K on 02/15/2013 at 11:52 PM

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