New Frist Exhibit Looks at Photography Transforming Architecture (Nashville Pride)
“Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture” explores the changing relationship between viewer, photographer, and architect, from the 1930s to the present. It opens Friday, July 20 at the Frist Art Museum.
Punch Brothers Open 2-Night Ryman Stand, Drop New Album (PopMatters.com)
Punch Brothers, one of music’s most exciting and innovative acoustic bands of the moment — if not bands in all of pop and Americana music overall — open a two-night stand at the Ryman Friday and Saturday, July 20-21 on the heels of its just-released new album, “All Ashore.” Brice Ezell of PopMatters.com reviews.
Major League Baseball Expanding to Nashville? (Patch.com)
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday mentioned Nashville among a short list of possible expansion cities as the league explores growing from 30 teams to 32. So what are are chances, really, and do we really actually desire a big league baseball team in Nashville. J.R. Lind of Patch.com reports.
30th Annual Southern Festival of Books Sets Roster of Authors (Nashville Scene)
Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg as well as Celeste Ng, Tayari Jones and Radley Balko are jut some of the top authors announced this week for the 30th annual Southern Festival of Books Oct. 12-14 at War Memorial Plaza.
Actors Bridge Showcases Women’s Voices with ‘She Said/She Said’ (The Tennessean)
Writes Amy Stumpfl for The Tennessean: “At a time when so many important issues are impacting the lives of women, it seems only natural that women should be leading the conversation.” Actors Bridge Ensemble presents “She Said/She Said: A Summer of Women’s Stories,” opening Friday, July 20 at Belmont’s Black Box Theater.
Brazilly Headlines Cornelia Fort Pickin’ Party (NowPlayingNashvile.com)
Lower Broadway honky-tonk icons Brazilbilly of Robert’s Western World fame headline the family friendly Cornelia Fort Pickin’ Parties monthly benefit concerts to help preserve the city’s historic Cornelia Fort Airpark in East Nashville. 6 pm Saturday, July 21 at Cornelia Fort Airpark.
Fort Louise Celebrates a Year with Detox-to-Retox Party (Nashville Scene)
East Nashville restaurant Fort Louise will celebrate its first birthday with a Detox-to-Retox and Anniversary House Party Saturday, July 21 with a morning yoga session followed by a special menu outdoors with classic cheeseburgers from Porter Road Butcher and smoked black bean burgers and chicken sandwiches, as well as $1 oysters.
John Rich: From Lower Broadway to Los Angeles, Redneck Riviera is Here to Party (The Tennessean)
Country singer-songwriter John Rich has ambitious plans for his new bar Redneck Riviera honky-tonk is now open on Lower Broadway. The Tennessean’s Cindy Watts has an interview.