MUSIC CITY SKINNY | OCTOBER 18, 2019

Nashville Jewish Film Festival Looks at the Good, Bad, Funny and Tragic (Nashville Scene) The 19th annual festival takes place Oct. 16-Nov. 7 at the Belcourt, AMC Bellevue 12 and the Gordon Jewish Community Center.…

Nashville Jewish Film Festival Looks at the Good, Bad, Funny and Tragic (Nashville Scene)
The 19th annual festival takes place Oct. 16-Nov. 7 at the Belcourt, AMC Bellevue 12 and the Gordon Jewish Community Center.

MANUAL CINEMA CONJURES ‘FRANKENSTEIN’ (Out & About)
Chicago’s renowned multimedia theater company Manual Cinema brings its unforgettable take on the classic story of Frankenstein to OZ Arts Nashville with four highly-anticipated performances Oct. 24-26, 2019, just in time for Halloween.

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Launches Stunning National Tour at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Broadway World Nashville)
Visually stunning. Inventively staged. Compellingly acted. Beautifully told. Utterly delightful. Heartrendingly poignant. What more can be said about Once On This Island, the Lynn Ahrens-Stephen Flaherty musical which launched its national tour in Nashville last night with a remarkable opening performance before a capacity crowd in Andrew Jackson Hall?

Inside Jason Isbell’s Blues Revue at the Ryman (Rolling Stone)
Jason Isbell has spent a good deal of 2019 focusing less on his Grammy-winning songwriting and more on the instrument that enabled his rise from Muscle Shoals to Music City — his guitar.

Let Liquor Lab Provide the Fun at Their Inaugural Halloween Cocktail Festival (Nashville Scene)
We’ve told you before about Liquor Lab, the entertaining cocktail classes downtown at 144 Second Ave. N. where chief cocktail officer Freddie Sarkis leads groups through the process of making — and also provides the history behind — all sorts of crafty drinks.

‘Patsy and Loretta’ highlights bond between iconic singers (Citizen Tribune)
Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film “Patsy and Loretta” combines those passions into the true story of a friendship between two of country music’s most powerful voices.

BobbyCast Recap: Bobby Chats With Tenille Arts About Moving To Nashville, Her Greatest Accomplishments, And More (Sounds Like Nashville)
On episode #203 of the BobbyCast, Bobby Bones brought on singer-songwriter Tenille Arts to chat about her background and some of her biggest accomplishments to date.

Crossover artist Lauren Daigle reigns at Dove Awards (13 WTHR)
Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards on Tuesday, winning artist of the year, song of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year.

How an abstract sculpture is teaching kids to see things differently, honoring artist’s legacy (Tennessean)
Previously in storage, the late Steve Benneyworth’s “Interlocking Joints” now appears to float above the well-manicured lawn of Christ the King School.

Opry Entertainment Group, Gray TV announce Circle, a new country lifestyle network (Fox 8)
The network will feature original programming centered around artists and their lives on and off the stage. Its lineup includes the return of a weekly broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry, the show that made country music famous.

Country artists bring tears, prayers to CMT awards show (13 WTHR)
Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show that reflected the tight-knit community of artists who supported each other through success and loss.

 

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