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The Music City Skinny | October 6, 2017

The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web. Maren Morris Talks Las Vegas Shooting, Response Song 'Dear Hate' (Rolling Stone) "I felt this sick pit…

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

Maren Morris Talks Las Vegas Shooting, Response Song ‘Dear Hate’ (Rolling Stone)
“I felt this sick pit in my stomach,” says the “My Church” singer, who performed at Route 91 two days before the massacre.

Participate in the ‘We Know Each Other Now’ Project (NowPlayingNashville)
WE KNOW EACH OTHER NOW is a community art project that invites people to get to know each other and have their picture taken together.

Keith Urban, Vince Gill Pay Tribute to Las Vegas Shooting Victims at Nashville Vigil: ‘They’re Like Family’ (Billboard)
Keith Urban and Vince Gill joined the Nashville community in remembrance of the lives lost at the Las Vegas country music festival.

First Grants Made To Nonprofits Aiding Vegas Victims (The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee)
The Music City Cares Fund, established by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after 58 people were killed and about 500 wounded at the Route 91 Harvest Festival Sunday night, has begun sending grants Las Vegas-area nonprofits.

Nashville Opera opens season with Puccini’s breathtaking ‘Tosca’ (The Tennessean)
Set in Rome during the Napoleonic Wars, “Tosca” follows beautiful opera singer Floria Tosca as she struggles to save her true love from evil Baron Scarpia.

Eric Church remembers Vegas victims with Opry performance (WKRN)
Eric Church honored the victims of the Las Vegas concert attack with a performance at the Grand Ole Opry Wednesday night.

Beard on Books | October 2017 Nashville Literary Happenings (NowPlayingNashville)
Each month, East Side Story proprietor Chuck Beard offers up a survey of Nashville literary events he’s looking forward to, including Southern Festival of Books, numerous open Mic poetry nights, East Side Storytellin’ and more.

Your Guide to the Best of the Wurst at Nashville Oktoberfest (Nashville Scene)
Here’s how to attack Germantown’s gigantic fall fest — and the opening of sausage-centric Von Elrod’s

World War I Art exhibitions open at Frist Center and Fisk University (Nashville Pride)
Timed to coincide with the centennial of the entry of the U.S. into the war in 1917, exhibitions at the Frist Center and at Fisk University revisit a critical period in history through a wide variety of artistic responses, ranging from patriotic to dissenting.

Artober Weekly Roundup | September 25 – October 1 (NowPlayingNashville)
Held each October, Artober Nashville is a month-long celebration of the arts in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Get your posts listed in the Artober Weekly Roundup by tagging #ArtoberNashville in your socials.