Elephant Gallery's Ellie Caudill with Garfield memorabilia. Photo by Heidi Ross
The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Nashville Comedy Festival Takes Over Music City (News Channel 5)
Nashville was taken over by jokes and laughter after the Nashville Comedy Festival kicked off on Sunday, bringing some of the world’s biggest comedy acts to Nashville, as well as highlighting plenty of local talent.
NHL suspends Preds forward Ryan Hartman for Game 5 (ESPN)
The NHL has suspended Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman for Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche for an illegal check to the head of Carl Soderberg.
Frist Art Museum to shut down Rome exhibit early due to downtown construction risks (The Tennessean)
More than a month before its scheduled end date, a Roman antiquities exhibition on loan at Frist Art Museum from the British Museum will be closing Saturday.
Beloved Nashville record shop is headed east (Nashville Business Journal)
With the move to Trinity Lane, Grimey’s is relocating to an area of East Nashville that is now experiencing the development wave that had previously been focused on the southern parts of the trendy neighborhood.
You Need to Pay Attention to Nashville’s Thriving, Weirdo Art Scene (VICE)
It’s way cooler than country music and bachelorette parties.
Nashville Pride Festival Reveals 2018 Lineup (Music Row)
The 30th Annual Nashville Pride Festival has revealed its 2018 Nissan Main Stage entertainment lineup including Wilson Phillips, JoJo, Taylor Bennett, Chely Wright, Steve Grand, FLETCHER and more.
You Were Never Really Here Is Brutal, Upsetting and Very Good (Nashville Scene)
The latest feature from Lynne Ramsay opens this week at the Belcourt.
Music and Art Teachers Get a Boost (Nashville Arts Magazine)
The Professional Development for Arts Education Grant is a $1.2 million four-year grant that provides intensive professional development for music and art teachers in all Title 1 elementary schools in the district (55 schools/65 teachers as of 2017).