The Music City Skinny | August 11, 2017

The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web. John Mayer pays tribute to Glen Campbell on Nashville stage (ABC News) John Mayer paid tribute to…

The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.

John Mayer pays tribute to Glen Campbell on Nashville stage (ABC News)
John Mayer paid tribute to Glen Campbell Tuesday night during a concert in Nashville, Tennessee, hours after the country music legend died in the city.

Eating As A Political Act | The InterNASHional Food Crawl (NowPlayingNashville)
TIRRC’s 5th Annual InterNASHional Food Crawl includes 50 participating restaurants and cuisine from around the world.

Hip and Homegrown: Tomato Art Fest (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Tomatoes put the tang in your salsa, the kick in your burger, and the figurative blood in the Bloody Mary. But as much as we savor the versatile tomato, it remains a largely uncelebrated fruit, except for one wacky weekend in Nashville each year.

Photos | Live On the Green Kicks Off w/ Arkells, Michael Franti + St. Paul & the Broken Bones (NowPlayingNashville)
Nashville’s free, outdoor festival showcases some of the best talent from Lightning 100 and across the nation. See what August 10 had in store at Public Square Park.

Ben Folds grows from pop star to Nashville’s artistic renaissance man (The Tennessean)
Folds’ career can be seen as a music business lesson in diversifying interests and building a brand that both extends to other revenue streams and keeps his own music at its core.

Black Music Honors to be Taped at TPAC August 18th (The Tennessee Tribune)
Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley at Black Music Honors.

The Moth returns to Nashville with stories from the heart (The Tennessean)
It started out as a group of friends dedicated to the art of storytelling. But The Moth has emerged as a true cultural movement that celebrates the “diversity and commonality of human experience.”

WINTER’S TALE, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA Headline 2017 Shakespeare in the Park (Broadway World)
Nashville Shakespeare Festival (NSF) continues its tradition of Shakespeare in the Park with The Winter’s Tale and Antony & Cleopatra, running from Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, September 17 at Centennial Park’s band shell.

How Nashville’s Murals Are Raising Visibility — and Eyebrows (Nashville Scene)
On a Tuesday morning just before 11 a.m., there’s a line forming in front of the wings mural on the exterior wall of a parking garage in the Gulch.