MUSIC CITY SKINNY | NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Elton John gives Nashville an encore 'farewell': 'You're in my soul and in my heart' (Tennessean) Bedazzled dresses, floor-length feather boas, a throwback Los Angeles Dodgers uniform ... no, Halloween didn't arrive early in Nashville.…

Elton John gives Nashville an encore ‘farewell’: ‘You’re in my soul and in my heart’ (Tennessean)
Bedazzled dresses, floor-length feather boas, a throwback Los Angeles Dodgers uniform … no, Halloween didn’t arrive early in Nashville. It was just another night with Elton John.

Artist Spotlight: Levi Hummon (NowPlayingNashville)
For the November Artist Spotlight, we are highlighting Levi Hummon. View our video interview with Levi, as he discusses his life as a musician, his recent EP, hobbies and more.

Tennessee museum celebrates 100-plus years of decorative and fine art (Tennessean)
The arts have been a part of life in Tennessee since the state’s beginnings. By the early 20th century, many people experienced art as a part of their daily lives. Most homes were filled with decorative arts such as textiles, furniture, ceramics, silver and glass.

BWW Review: Street Theatre Company is on a Roll This Season: Go See TOXIC AVENGER For Proof (Broadway World Nashville)
Street Theatre Company has been on a bit of a roll in 2019 – there’s been a spate of terrific shows, the move into an impressive new space on Elm Hill Pike that will allow the company to grow, and they’ve continued the legacy created by company founders by continuing to push the envelope in ways creative and exhilarating – and theater-goers need no better proof of this than with their Halloween Season offering of The Toxic Avenger, which proves that entertaining musicals don’t need huge casts or technical wizardry to be utterly delightful.

Wine and Booze News: Hot Gin Punch, Perfect Glassware and More (Nashville Scene)
As the leaves begin to change colors before falling to the ground to add to your weekend chores list, minds begin to turn to mulled cocktails, red wine and brown liquor to replace the light spritzes of summer.

Nashville landmarks to “go teal” for Alzheimer’s Awareness (WKRN)
Landmarks in Nashville will light up teal on November 7th. It’s all to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s as part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s (AFA) ‘Light the World in Teal’ program.  

Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Pink to perform at CMA Awards (WTHR)
Dolly Parton will perform a new song “Faith” in a gospel medley, Reba McEntire will revisit her hit “Fancy” and Chris Stapleton will perform a duet with Pink at this year’s Country Music Association Awards.

Gov. Lee honors Charlie Daniel and Ashley Capps for countless contributions to the arts (Knox News)
Music promoter Ashley Capps and former Knox News cartoonist Charlie Daniel have spent their lives contributing to the arts in Tennessee, and their achievements were recognized Wednesday night when they both received 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards.

To-do list: 6 events to check out in Southwest Nashville (Community Impact News)
Soak up fall with these events in Southwest Nashville.