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The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Music City Roots to Move Out of The Factory (Williamson Source)
Music City Roots, hosted by Americana artist Jim Lauderdale, will end its three-year run at The Factory in Franklin.
Take In the Wonder & Joy at Cheekwood’s Holiday LIGHTS (NowPlayingNashville)
Morgan Yingling provides a preview of this year’s Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood.
Northwestern to meet another set of Wildcats in Music City Bowl vs. Kentucky (Chicago Tribune)
The Wildcats will play in the Dec. 29 Music City Bowl. The opponent will be another set of Wildcats — Kentucky (7-5), which is coming off back-to-back blowout losses to Georgia and Louisville and went 4-4 in SEC play.
‘Music on the Road’ Examines Nashville’s Shifting Sound (Fuse)
When thinking of country music, no city embodies the genre quite like Nashville does. Fuse’s latest “We The Dreamers” documentary, “Music on the Road,” dives into Music City’s fringe movement of “outlaw musicians” who take issue with their city’s shifting sound.
The Disaster Artist Is Unnecessary but Hilarious (Nashville Scene)
James Franco’s fictionalized film about “The Room” opens this week at the Belcourt, Regal Hollywood 27 and Regal Green Hills
Married On and Off Stage | Q&A with Real-Life Acting Spouses in Nashville Rep’s ‘A Christmas Story’ (NowPlayingNashville)
Real-life married couple Megan Murphy Chambers and Jack Chambers share what it’s like to share the stage in Nashville Repertory Theatre’s “A Christmas Story.”
Murals and sculptures: Franklin starts public arts commission (The Tennessean)
Inside his antebellum building on Second Avenue, it’s easy to find Kelly Harwood showing off pieces of work in Gallery 202. But Harwood would like to see artwork outside of his gallery’s walls and available for the public eye all throughout Franklin. He and eight others will try to make that possible in 2018 with the newly founded Franklin Public Arts Commission. Mayor Ken Moore recently appointed all nine members.
High School Students Discover Confidence through the Power of Poetry (Nashville Arts Magazine)
In its 14th year, the national Poetry Out Loud (POL) program invites all public, private, and homeschool high school students to memorize and recite the works of classic and contemporary poets in a fun classroom competition.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze Lights Up Nashville in 2017 (WZTV Nashville)
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up Nashville for the first time with 48 unforgettable performances at the Grand Ole Opry House. This critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza is a Broadway musical, new Cirque adventure and family show wrapped into one!