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The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
MLS expansion is coming to Nashville. Which cities are next? (The Washington Post)
Nashville is in as a major league pro soccer city. Now, three other MLS expansion hopefuls — and a fourth that has been in limbo for years — await their fate with the growing soccer league.
10 Reasons to Love Nashville’s Nutcracker…Straight from the Source! (NowPlayingNashville)
We can think of 100 reasons to love “The Nutcracker.” But, in the midst of the 10th-year celebration of Nashville Ballet’s Nashville’s Nutcracker, we wanted to hear it straight from the source—the Nashville Ballet!
Nashville’s Chloe Kohanski wins ‘The Voice’ (The Tennessean)
A 23-year-old Mt. Juliet native Chloe Kohanski won the 13th season of “The Voice” Tuesday, and her mentor, Blake Shelton, continued his reign as the show’s most successful coach.
It’s Official: Shake Shack Will Land in Nashville in 2018 (Eater Nashville)
As an early holiday present to Nashvillians, it’s now officially official: The beloved burger chain Shake Shack outpost open in Nashville in mid-2018.
Listen: WPLN’s Best Radio Storytelling of 2017 (Nashville Public Radio)
Nashville Public Radio reporters have been keeping a close eye on Middle Tennessee stories all year, from conversations about transit to a police shooting, from the Preds’ historic run to hair recycling.
Jessi Zazu Tribute Coming to Mercy Lounge (Nashville Scene)
Concert featuring members of Those Darlins and a slew of guests set to benefit a nonprofit formed in memory of the late artist and musician.
Here and Now: Cuban Artists at Ceiba Gallery through January 7 (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Nestled in Woodbine’s Plaza Mariachi, Ceiba Gallery is part of the Hispanic Family Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the city’s Latino community.
World Cafe Nashville: 20 Indie Discoveries From 2017 (NPR Music)
NPR compiles a playlist of album tracks, singles and videos released by an array of fascinating Nashville music-makers over the last 12 months.