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    Great American Ideas

    Presented by Nashville Public Library at Nashville Public Library - Main Library, Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    Each week we read a classic American text and discuss it together. This week we will discuss James Madison's The Federalist #10. For more information contact Ron Perry at 862-5843.

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    Piddle Me This, A Murder Mystery Dinner Show

    Presented by Mel O'Drama Theater

    October 31, 2014

    Piddle Me This

    A Murder Mystery Dinner Show

    Written by Lynda Drewy

    Directed by Becca Cummings

    What do you get when you have THE ADAMS FAMILY mixed with THE BEVERLY...more

    Dusty Hundley and more!

    Presented by Margaritaville Nashville at Margaritaville Nashville, Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    Head on out to Margaritaville Nashville for live music with Dusty Hundley. You can find Dusty most weekends...more

    Matt Marinchick and more!

    Presented by Margaritaville Nashville at Margaritaville Nashville, Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    Head out to Margaritaville Nashville for live music!

    Matt Marinchick performs from...more

    Hits & Grins- Steve Dean, Bill Whyte & Victoria Venier

    Presented by Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Nashville at Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant (Nashville), Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    Hits & Grins- Steve Dean, Bill Whyte & Victoria Venier

    Steve Dean has written six #1 hits including Song of the Year- "Watching You" for Rodney Atkins,...more

    An Evening with Taj Mahal

    Presented by City Winery Nashville at City Winery Nashville, Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four...more

    Foo Fighters

    Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

    October 31, 2014

    This event will use paperless tickets ONLY. Please read the following information about paperless ticketing:

    • All seats for this show are electronic Ticketmaster Paperless Tickets...more

    Devil's Dungeon Haunted Attraction

    Presented by Devil's Dungeon Haunted Attraction

    September 19 - November 1, 2014

    For the 15th year, Devil himself invites everyone to enjoy the theatrical mayhem provided by the Devil's Dungeon. All scenes have been fine-tuned or re-vamped to make Devil's Dungeon an...more

    Speakeasy Swing

    Presented by NSDF

    November 1, 2014

    Nashville's oldest private club, The Standard, has invited the city's socialites to be transported to the Jazz-age while you dance to the live music of The Gnarly Parkers!

    Built in...more

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    Presented by Nashville Repertory Theatre at TPAC - Andrew Johnson Theater, Nashville

    October 2 - November 1, 2014

    Back by Popular Demand! The rare instance of a musical thriller, this chilling, suspenseful, heart-pounding masterpiece of murderous “barber-ism” and culinary...more

    The Music of Queen | FirstBank Pops Series

    Presented by Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

    October 30 - November 1, 2014

    Experience the majesty of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and all your favorite Queen hits when conductor/arranger Brent Havens and his band join the Nashville Symphony for high-energy fun and...more

    Hustler Hollywood Halloween Masquerade

    Presented by Iconic Dames at The Standard at the Smith House, Nashville

    October 31 - November 1, 2014

    Iconic Dames & Lovenoise present Hustler Hollywood Halloween Masquerade at The Standard. Enjoy a REFINED night with a cultivated society. Dress to astound in your Masquerade emsemble or your...more

    American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    May 9 - November 2, 2014

    Although known primarily as a country music star, Marty Stuart has been taking photographs of the people and places surrounding him since he first went on tour with bluegrass performer Lester...more

    Coffey Talk with Chip Coffey

    Presented by Trixstar Productions at Sheraton Nashville Downtown, Nashville

    November 2, 2014

    Chip Coffey, the star of A&E’s hit series, "Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal" and "Paranormal State" will be coming to town!

    Chip will interact with...more

    The 48th Annual CMA Awards

    Presented by Country Music Association - CMA and Bridgestone Arena at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

    November 5, 2014

    Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning to host “Country Music’s Biggest Night™” for the seventh...more

    The 14th Annual Art Prowl

    Presented by ART Prowl at Downtown Cookeville, Cookeville

    November 7 - November 8, 2014

    Come tour artists' studios and group exhibitions in downtown Cookeville! There will be demonstration, hands-on art activities for the kids, and also original artwork for sale! 


    Workshop: Printed Books: Exploring Spirituality in Art

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    October 4 - November 8, 2014

    Local printmaker and bookbinder Sarazen Haile will give a six-day workshop exploring the theme of spirituality in art while exploring the works in Frist Center exhibitions ...more

    BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL

    Presented by Trevecca Nazarene University at Trevecca Nazarene University - Benson Theatre, McClurkan Hall , Nashville

    October 30 - November 8, 2014

    A father’s story. A son’s journey. Life’s epic adventure. BIG FISH is the new Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa and a new book by esteemed...more

    Mary Addison Hackett: Crazy Eyes

    Presented by David Lusk Gallery - Nashville at David Lusk Gallery - Nashville, Nashville

    October 7 - November 8, 2014

    In her first solo exhibition at David Lusk Gallery, Nashville-based painter Mary Addison Hackett boldly revisits a long-revered and time-tested genre: the still life. For Hackett, the things...more

    Nomadic Views: Not all Those Who Wander are Lost

    Presented by Corvidae Collective at Corvidae Collective, Nashville

    October 4 - November 14, 2014

    Nomadic Views: Fantastical Views from this World and Beyond - Not all Those Who Wander are Lost.

    Participating Artists:
    Megan Buccere (Zachary, Louisiana)
    Linsay Blondeau...more

    The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    March 23, 2012 - December 31, 2014

    The Bakersfield Sound story begins during the Great Depression, when Bakersfield's cotton farms and oil fields attracted a mass migration of Dust Bowl refugees from Oklahoma, Texas...more

    “Rendezvous with Destiny:” the 101st Airborne Division and D-Day

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    June 6, 2014 - January 10, 2015

    The Tennessee State Museum opened an exhibition on June 6, 2014, the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, commemorating the service and elite tradition of the 101st Airborne Division. The...more

    Ballroom With A Twist

    Presented by Tennessee Performing Arts Center, TPAC at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall, Nashville

    January 18, 2015

    See the pros of Dancing with the Stars, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance together on one stage in a TV-star thrill ride of dynamic dance and magnificent music.

    Val...more

    Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy

    Presented by Frist Center for the Visual Arts at Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville

    October 31, 2014 - January 25, 2015

    The first exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance art in Nashville since 1934, Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy explores the role of the...more

    Alan Jackson Exhibit and Artist Residency

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    August 29, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    The Alan Jackson exhibit, an expertly curated deep-dive into Jackson’s career, opens August 29, 2014. It will interweave the professional and the personal, including awards, instruments,...more

    Kenny Rogers: Through the Years

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    August 15, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Photo Credit: Piper Ferguson

    With driving artistic instinct, a trademark husky voice made for storytelling, polished showmanship and effortless charisma, Kenny Rogers conquered...more

    Salute to Excellence

    Presented by Center for Nonprofit Management at Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville

    October 22, 2015

    Every fall, CNM hosts a dinner and awards presentation that honors area nonprofits for their commitment to management excellence. In 2014, more than $210,000 were awarded in 12 categories at the...more

    The First Tennesseans

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Prehistoric Indian cultures existed in Tennessee through four evolving periods, beginning about 15,000 years ago, peaking between 800 and 1650 A.D. with the Mississippian people, and ending with...more

    The Frontier

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Spanish conquistadors were the first Europeans to reach Tennessee, followed by the French and English explorers, and then by the first white settlers. Armor and weapons from the Europeans and...more

    The Age of Jackson

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Between 1815 and 1850, Tennessee embodied the spirit of American expansion and politics, with President Andrew Jackson being the central character in the state's development. Displays on...more

    Antebellum

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    The Antebellum period of 1840 to 1860 was a time of prosperity and cultural development for many Tennesseans. (Antebellum is from the Latin words ante, before, and bellum, war. It is used to...more

    The Civil War and Reconstruction

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    By 1860 the issue of slavery had become a tinderbox; a moral, social and economic issue which slowly divided the northern and southern states. Tennessee found itself divided when the General...more

    The New South

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Between 1870 and the 1920's, Tennessee experienced great changes fueled by the post-Civil War industrial revolution. Exhibits on women's suffrage, Prohibition, and the Tennessee Centennial...more

    Haunted Tavern Tours

    Presented by Nashville Ghost Tours

    April 2, 2008 - Ongoing

    From the people who brought you the critically acclaimed original Nashville Ghost Tours comes their newest...more

    Permanent Exhibit: Hall of Fame Rotunda

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Haunted Downtown Nashville Tour

    Presented by Nashville Ghost Tours

    January 1, 2011 - Ongoing

    Explore the shadow-filled streets of downtown Nashville. Learn about the historical, haunted heritage of Music City from professional story tellers and tour guides during the comfortably paced 90...more

    Permanent Exhibit: Sing Me Back Home - A Journey Through Country Music

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    July 1, 2007 - Ongoing

    Sing Me Back Home is the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s permanent exhibit, an exciting, multi-layered journey through the life of country music. 

    Through...more

    Ghost and Haunt Tours

    Presented by Ghost and Haunt Tours at Sheraton Nashville Downtown, Nashville

    April 3, 2008 - Ongoing

    Come join us on the original walking ghost tour of downtown Nashville. Take the original full season ghost tour and visit the most haunted and paranormal filled locations in all of Nashville....more

    Historic RCA Studio B Tours

    Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    Historic RCA Studio B is one of the world's most important and successful recording studios. More than 35,000 songs were brought to life by the Studio B magic, including more than 1,000 American...more

    Ryman Auditorium Tours

    Presented by Ryman Auditorium at Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    The Ryman Auditorium is a National Historic Landmark and must see for anyone visiting Nashville. Most famous as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from...more

    The Nash Trash Murder Mystery Tour

    Presented by Nash Trash Tours at Nash Trash Tours, Nashville

    August 9, 2011 - Ongoing

    NashTrash Inc is proud to present our new series, The NashTrash Murder Mystery Dinner Tour! Climb aboard the Big Pink Bus for a rollicking adventure featuring a brand-new original show, "A...more

    Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

    Presented by Walkin' Nashville at Chet Atkins Statue - 5th & Union, Nashville

    August 27, 2012 - Ongoing

    Nashville's coolest walking tour features stories about legends of country, rock 'n' roll and pop.

    Hank, Johnny, Chet, Patsy, George, Tammy, Conway, Loretta, Dolly, Merle,...more

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