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Andy Warhol's Flowers

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 12:59pm. 41 Views, 0 Comments.

This exhibition traces Warhol’s engagement with floral images throughout his career, beginning with a group of his earliest commercial illustrations, drawn in the 1950s, and his creation of the Flowers series in 1964, to photographs, paintings, and screen prints through 1986 before his untimely death the following year. The development of Warhol’s career can be seen in the progression from the delicacy of the early illustrations to the boldness of the 1964 series to the tension between the beauty and banality of the photographs and prints late in his career. 

Warhol next exhibited theFlowers paintings in Paris with the Galerie Ileana Sonnabend in May 1965, again selling very well. Dejected by what he perceived as a lack of adventure and discernment by

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First Vanderbilt Football Game of the Season

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 8:34am. 31 Views, 0 Comments.

Vanderbilt's 2014 season schedule has a total of eight home games, including the first four contests of the season and concluding the regular season against Tennessee, which revives a season-ending rivalry that existed for 67 years until being interrupted in 2007. The season opens against Temple on Thursday, Aug. 28 and is followed by Ole Miss, coming to Nashville for the second straight year, on Sept. 6. Massachusetts and South Carolina follow to cap the month-long home stand. The seven straight games is broken Oct. 18 with an open date before traveling to Missouri on Oct. 25. Vanderbilt comes back to Dudley Field for games Nov. 1 against Old Dominion and Nov. 8 with Florida. 

2014 Vanderbilt Schedule
Aug. 28: Temple (Home)
Sept. 6: Ole Miss (Home)
Sept.

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The Zzzoofari Slumber Party

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 11:59am. 52 Views, 0 Comments.

Head to the Zoo with the kids for a unique slumber party and camping experience on 8/30! Enjoy a variety of activities that include hayrides, inflatables, an animal show, crafts, evening hot dog and marshmallow roast and a full breakfast in the morning. You need to bring your sleeping bag and pillow, but you’re also welcome to bring extra food for dinner, or even musical instruments for campfire entertainment. Zzzoofari Slumber is an overnight camp session for families and escorted children. Recommended for kids ages 4 - 12 years old. Prices range from $10-40 pending camper age! It may sell out, so get your tickets early!

Go Here to Register!

REQUIRED GEAR:

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bags, Pillows & Blankets
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste etc..)

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Great Nashville Landmarks

Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 7:10pm. 58 Views, 0 Comments.

The Hermitage

The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings,that welcomes some 180,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

Downtown

This downtown area is the heart of Nashville's nightlife and is the home to countless bars and clubs. It is a mixed residential, retail, and commercial urban neighborhood that is actively redefining the vitality of downtown Nashville, primarily offering modern, new construction lofts, condos, and apartments and renovated historic buildings to house local restaurants and shopping.

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Great Spots for Kids Birthday Parties!

Sunday, August 17th, 2014 at 10:35am. 76 Views, 0 Comments.

Wave Country

A must-see for families with kids: waterslides and a giant wave pool ensure hours of summer fun. Ride the waves, or just let them lap at your feet. There are calm, "non-wave" periods as well. You will also have access to three water flumes and two speed slides! There's even a kiddie pool with water dropping features and a children's playground. Floats are included in your admission but the supply of floats is limited! Concessions are available on-site, and Wave Country is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Music City Indoor Karting

Experience fast go-karting in an indoor, safe environment at Music City Indoor Karting. They offer head-to-head racing in their 77,000 sq ft. facility in downtown Nashville. They offer annual tickets,

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Museums in Nashville Part II

Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 8:30am. 50 Views, 0 Comments.

Cheekwood Museum of Art

Cheekwood isthe 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era Estate in the United States. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year. From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 50,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday at Cheekwood, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone!

Tennessee State Museum

The Tennessee State Museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation

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Museums in Nashville

Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 8:14am. 35 Views, 0 Comments.

The Johnny Cash Museum

This museum is often ranked one of the best in Nashville, especially for country music lovers! The Johnny Cash Museum features the world's largest collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. Walk through the life of the Man in Black depicted in interactive exhibits, films and much more. The museumis one of only six attractions in Nashville to have the  AAA GEM rating distinction, and is officially endosred by the Cash Family.

Musicians Hall of Film

Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors musicians from stars to studio players, from all genres of music. Historic artifacts include instruments played on original recordings of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hank Williams, Sr., George Harrison, Frank Sinatra, The

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So You Think Nashville Is Just For Country Music

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:40am. 43 Views, 0 Comments.

Most folks associate Nashville with country and its many subgenres, but did you know that Nashville has a thriving industry and culture celebrating almost every genre under the sun? As proof, here are three of the top ten non-country bands or bandmembers which are either Nashville-based or residing in Nashville!

Paramore

Paramore's music has generally been regarded as alternative rock, pop punk, emo, power pop, and pop rock. Joshua Martin had written after an interview with Hayley Williams, "The band isn't just a short pop-punk girl with red hair and a spunky attitude. Their music is like them, it's aged differently. It's sped up, and slowed down. It's emo without being whiny, or bratty. Almost a very literal anti-Avril Lavigne." Alternative Press

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Adventure Science Center's Shark Week Celebration

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 5:15am. 39 Views, 0 Comments.

Shark Week is an annual week long programming block on Discovery Channel which features mainly factual shark-based programming. eld annually, normally in July or August, Shark Week was originally developed to raise awareness and respect for sharks. Since then it has evolved into more entertainment-oriented programming. It is the longest-running cable television programming event in history. It is broadcast in over 72 countries, and many shark weeks have been collated onto DVD for purchase!

In celebration of Shark Week, Adventure Science Center and Aquarium restaurant are teaming up to bring you an exciting day of shark- and ocean-themed activities! From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, you and your family can explore the science behind the

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Outdoor Fun In Nashville

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 8:19pm. 56 Views, 0 Comments.

Radnor Park

Radnor Lake State Natural Area, located only a few miles from downtown Nashville, is a great place for walking and sight-seeing.  The lake is an artificial body of water in a beautiful, wooded setting.  You can walk around the lake (about 2.7 miles) in about 45 -- 50 minutes.  There is a paved road (off-limits to vehicular traffic) that parallels (and is adjacent to) the lake's southern shore and a somewhat longer (mulched) trail through the woods a few hundred feet north of the lake.  There is beautiful scenery -- the lake itself, the trees, the ridges, and the woods trail -- for anyone who can walk to enjoy  There are also steeper side trails for more serious hikers and lots of resident deer.  The deer frequently feed within a few feet of

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