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What to Expect: Global Warming The Musical

What to Expect: Global Warming The Musical

Shun Ahmed, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

What is global warming? To some, it may be the imminent doom of the world, but to junior Foster Swartz it’s developed into something much more fantastical: a murderous beach spirit set out to ruin his show. “Global Warming: The Musical,” written, composed and directed entirely by Swartz, debuts this...

Breakaway Music Festival: What to Expect

Breakaway Music Festival: What to Expect

Maggie Victory

October 10, 2019

Prime Social Group, a college-market festival promotion company, is bringing their second iteration of Breakaway Music Festival in Nashville to Fair Park this weekend. The festival promises to deliver hip-hop and EDM hits with notable headliners including Future, Lil Baby and Kaskade. Beyond these ac...

Your Guide to Nashville’s 40th Annual Oktoberfest

Your Guide to Nashville’s 40th Annual Oktoberfest

Sarah Bellete

October 10, 2019

What better way to finally celebrate the start of fall than with pretzels and bratwurst in downtown Nashville?  Oktoberfest, a tradition that began in 1810, will be celebrated this weekend in Germantown on North and South Jefferson Street beginning Thursday evening, Oct. 10, and run until Oct. 13.  ...

Madame President: Vanderbilt Edition

Madame President: Vanderbilt Edition

Sahanya Bhaktaram

October 9, 2019

When looking for strong female leaders, one does not have to stray far from Vanderbilt’s campus. Teeming with umbrella organizations led by female presidents, it goes without saying that there is significant merit, passion and ability behind our women in power. According to Anchor Link’s directory, a...

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Sump Coffee review

Hannah, Alexa and Joe: Sump Coffee review

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Friends and fellow coffee fanatics Hannah and Alexa review Nashville’s new and lesser-known coffee shops in their column “Hannah, Alexa and Joe.” Alexa writes, and Hannah is behind the camera. Check back each Tuesday to find your new favorite cup of joe!   Everyone knows about Pastaria— the Italian resta...

@nosh_ville: The people behind your Insta food feed

@nosh_ville: The people behind your Insta food feed

Charlotte Edmunds and Margaret Victory

October 7, 2019

For juniors Julia Weiss and Jess Hart, “Insta eats first” is more than a saying-- it’s a lifestyle. With their Instagram flaunting an impressive portfolio of amazing dishes, this duo illustrates that Nashville can be recognized as more than just Music City. It’s no secret that campus dining op...

EDITOR’S MIX: Multimedia Director Emily Gonçalves

EDITOR’S MIX: Multimedia Director Emily Gonçalves

Emily Gonçalves, Multimedia Director

October 6, 2019

Check out Multimedia Director’s “EmmyG’s Prime” playlist, featuring artists such as Jay-Z, Juanes, Rihanna, and António Zambujo.

Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher food truck and cornerstone of Jewish life

Aryeh’s Kitchen: Kosher food truck and cornerstone of Jewish life

Andrew Kolondra Jr. and Christine Moser

October 6, 2019

With the new campus dining limitations this year, the student body has been forced to adapt in the face of adversity and take a closer look at the dining options present around Vanderbilt. As a result, a once-overlooked UFO-looking structure parked between Rand and Branscomb has now become one of those cov...

VH New Music Fridays: Travis Scott, Dan + Shay and more

VH New Music Fridays: Travis Scott, Dan + Shay and more

Alexa Bussmann, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff covers this week’s new music releases,  from pop to country to alternative. Hip Hop: Eva Pace “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” Travis Scott It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. After months of sneak-peeks to Travis Scott’s latest single, which was first teased in a Kylie Cosmetics promo video in April, the latest addition to the rappers repertoire has finally hit the market. In truth, “HIGHEST IN THE ROOM” maintains a sound that is very similar to what we...

The Black Keys bring “Just A Little Heat” to Nashville

The Black Keys bring “Just A Little Heat” to Nashville

Andrei Olaru

October 4, 2019

After nine studio albums, ten top 20 hits and more than a decade and a half of songwriting, The Black Keys in 2019 could easily be mistaken as aging rockers suffering from some well-earned fatigue. Their Oct. 1 concert in Bridgestone Arena rejected these assumptions, which highlighted the band’s charac...

Lizzo sells out the Ryman Auditorium for her “Cuz I Love You Too” tour

Lizzo sells out the Ryman Auditorium for her “Cuz I Love You Too” tour

Sophie Price

October 2, 2019

A packed Ryman Auditorium was electrified Monday evening, Sept. 30, in anticipation of rap and R&B sensation Lizzo’s Nashville performance of her album “Cuz I Love You Too.” The Ryman provided a poetic backdrop for the concert, with Lizzo fans sitting in church-style pews and the balcony preparing...

David Rodgers: Finding “Doorways” to creativity

David Rodgers: Finding “Doorways” to creativity

Ashley Monteiro

September 30, 2019

Sometimes a few notes, a simple melody or even just listening to the radio is all it takes to spark a lifelong musical and creative journey. That was the case for David Rodgers, musical composer and classical/jazz pianist who has recently made a splash in the music community for his improvisation and mixin...

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