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Carrie Underwood in Nashville

Carrie Underwood in Nashville

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

September 23, 2016

Carrie Underwood hit the stage with a massive concert at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. The nearly four hour concert was part of the Storyteller tour for her latest 2015 album and certainly lived up to her all-star reputation. The Swon Brothers got the crowd warmed up with their original...

Greenberg at Green Hills: Snowden

Greenberg at Green Hills: Snowden

Jeffrey Greenberg

September 23, 2016

Anchors (Out of Four):  Based on Luke Harden’s 2014 book “The Snowden Files”, Oliver Stone’s (“Scarface”, “Natural Born Killers”) newest film, “Snowden”, follows international fugitive Edward Snowden as he slowly uncovers and subsequently blows the whistle on US government mass...

Making the most of Parents’ Weekend

Vanderbilt students and parents enjoy student acts, food, and activities at Fall for the Arts during Parent's Weekend on Friday September 18, 2011.

Isabel Futral

September 22, 2016

Parents’ weekend is nearly here, which means it’s time to hide those questionable dorm decorations and watch West End hotels fill up, as parking spaces disappear. Trying to create a unique lineup of entertainment that keeps the family busy can be tricky, especially when the main events on campus ...

St. Lucia rocks Cannery Ballroom

St. Lucia performs at the Cannery Ballroom, September 16, 2016.

Precious Kato

September 20, 2016

There was something in the air at Cannery Ballroom.The room was filled with trend-setters of all ages; college kids and young adults alike sprinkled around the dimly lit space, waiting for St. Lucia, the band they were here to see, to take the stage. Numerous instruments dawned the stage while remixes ...

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival returns for its second year

September 26, 2015: Pilgrimage Music Festival in Franklin, TN Day 1

Adrienne Alderman

September 19, 2016

With summer drawing to a close, festival season should be over. But that is not the case yet here in Music City. This Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th, Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival returns to Franklin for its second year. Founder of the festival and frontman for Better Than Ezra K...

Greenberg at Green Hills: The Blair Witch Project (1999) and Blair Witch (2016)

Greenberg at Green Hills: The Blair Witch Project (1999) and Blair Witch (2016)

Jeffrey Greenberg

September 18, 2016

Throughout most of my youth, I was involved in the Boy Scouts, and during the school year, our troop would go on camping trips at least once a month. During the day, we would hike, canoe, and explore the outdoors. It could get fairly chilly in the Florida winter, so at night we would set campfires, and...

Centennial Black Box Theater: arts across the street

Centennial Black Box Theater: arts across the street

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

September 12, 2016

Centennial Park off of West End remains one of the more frequently visited sites for Vanderbilt students, whether it’s to go for a run, visit the Parthenon or enjoy a live music festival. One of the lesser known draws to this site, though, is the Black Box Theater. On any given day, this theater is ...

Shakespeare with a Music City twist

Shakespeare with a Music City twist

Elizabeth Winter

September 12, 2016

As the sun sets on Centennial Park during most fall weekends, The Nashville Shakespeare Festival takes charge of the theater in a secluded corner of the park. They perform to audiences young and old with quirky and original renditions of Shakespeare’s plays. A large crowd gathered to see this Saturday...

Sylvan Esso brings electro-folk to Nashville

Sylvan Esso brings electro-folk to Nashville

Josh Hamburger

September 9, 2016

Wearing an all-black outfit with her signature high platform shoes, Sylvan Essovocalist Amelia Meath walked out onto the stage with bandmate Nick Sanborn, grabbed the mic and immediately asked the audience: “You guys ready to get sweaty?” This singular question aptly characterizes the entirety of ...

Greenberg at Green Hills: summer movies in review

Greenberg at Green Hills: summer movies in review

Josh Hamburger

September 8, 2016

Now that Labor day has come and gone, classes are back in session and Commodore football continues to try their hardest to win some games, we can say that summer has officially closed, which means another blockbuster movie season is in the books. By way of introduction, my name is Jeff, and I’ll b...

Month in music: September

Month in music: September

Dallas Shatel, Deputy Editor in Chief

September 6, 2016

Before the academic year gets too stressful and you start locking yourself in the library for all-nighters, make sure to take advantage of Nashville’s seemingly endless cache of concerts. Among the hundreds of concerts coming up this month, here are eight worth checking out, plus an album release to b...

The gluten-free guide to on-campus dining

The gluten-free guide to on-campus dining

Gabriella Labi

September 5, 2016

If you have celiac disease, are gluten intolerant,or choose to live a gluten-free lifestyle you probably already know the difficulty of finding food you can actually eat. Here at Vanderbilt, you have to face being away from home and not having your Mom by your side at all times telling you what you can...