December 2014

Found 31 blog entries for December 2014.

To kick-off the mayoral election year, the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Nashville chapter will host a panel discussion among candidates vying to be Nashville’s next mayor. The event, sponsored by Messer Construction Co., will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at City Winery.

“SMPS reserves its January meeting each year to hear from the Mayor of Nashville about their plans for the city’s growth and development,” said Jonathan Holmes, president of SMPS Nashville. “This year, we wanted to give a nod to the election and invite the current mayoral candidates to share their thoughts and opinions with our group of architectural, engineering and construction industry leaders.”

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Suppose you’ve been granted just one night of your life in Nashville, and that you are wise enough to make the most of it. You’re looking for the most Nashville thing in Nashville – the cosmic opposite of  Applebee’s and a movie – a life memory you couldn’t make anywhere else. You probably see where this is going; you should see The Time Jumpers. 

The Time Jumpers are an award winning Western Swing band from Nashville, Tennessee, with two awards from the Association of Western Artists, one from the Western Music Association and two Grammy nominations! This group of Nashville's studio elite has evolved from casual jam sessions at the Grand Ole Opry to performing on the main stage, and becoming THE Monday night destination in Nashville. Their

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With the holidays quickly approaching, The Salvation Army is requesting donations and volunteer support from Tennessee's businesses and the public to help those in need this holiday season. Last year, more than 65,000 toys for kids and household items for seniors were donated through the Angel Tree program throughout the state.

Resolved as “The Salvation Army Angel Tree Day” by the state of Tennessee, Dec. 1 serves to raise awareness of the substantial need in the Nashville community and the state of Tennessee. 2014 marks the 35th year of Angel Tree across the U.S. and to celebrate we will be recognizing The Salvation Army’s retired Lieutenant Colonels Charles and Shirley White, creators of the Angel Tree program during this special event.


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Join Historic Travellers Rest for their first annual Valentine's Day Bridal Open House! 

Open to engaged couples - Free to brides & grooms booked with Travellers Rest and only $18 per couple not booked at Travellers Rest. Our event will take place Thursday, February 12, 2015 5:30PM - 7:30PM in their modern-day crib barn. The theme for this year is "Rustic Romance". We will be hosting a food and wine tasting featuring the best vendors in Nashville! Come meet the best wedding vendors in Nashville, plan your big day and celebrate Valentine's Day a little early with your better half!

What to Expect

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon meeting with some of Nashville’s finest wedding and event vendors. Visit with photographers, florists, wedding planners,

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Hot off the heels of their sold out Madison Square Garden smasher, they're wasting no time in announcing this epic return to the Bridgestone arena and raising the bar up and up and up until it turns into a spaceship and discovers new realities… Yes, Bridgestone is bringing Bassnectar 360° back to Nashville for New Year’s Eve – how could they not!? With last year’s event selling out once again this year, they are zooming back for their 4th annual: December 31st, 2014!

#NYE360 vets will know what to expect – noise, beauty and a close encounter of the thirty third kind, in 360 degree smash-o-vision, this time with support from legendary bass music pioneer Tipper and West Coast up-and-comer G Jones!

The Artist

Bassnectar is the stage name of

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What more can you ask for when you go out of town than a cool atmosphere, beer, brats, and very good burgers? This place is everything you need in Nashville and when I visit again, it will be your 1st spot to come back to.   The urban transformation that Nashville has undergone in the past few years has been amazing. All over Music City, the energy infused by a surge in jobs and a significant influx of young people has completely transformed entire neighborhoods. With all the energy flowing here, it’s no surprise that new and exciting restaurant concepts have sprung up all around town and risen in prominence with their experimental concepts. The Pharmacy Burger Parlor, which  flourished in East Nashville, has emerged as one of the hottest spots…
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With locations in downtown Franklin, downtown Nashville and downtown Columbia, the Puckett’s roots go way back to the 1950s, and a little grocery store in the village of Leiper’s Fork, Tenn. Ever since then, this hidden Nashville gem  been focused on providing friends new and old with great food and Southern hospitality. When it comes down to it, Puckett’s is a community kitchen, with live pickin’ performances just a few feet from your table. Authentic comfort food—barbecue smoked slow ‘n’ low over cherry wood, the home-cooked sides, even a few upscale dishes—is what they aim for you to remember.

In just a few years, the Nashville restaurant has received numerous awards, including Best BBQ in Nashville at the People's Choice Annual BBQ

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The 3rd Annual Passion for Fashion event will be held at Marathon Music Works on January, 15. You can shop 'til you drop at their silent auction or enjoy the main event; A fashion show showcasing the hottest trends for the year 2015 from Nashville's very own fashionistas. All proceeds go towards providing higher education to students who have demonstrated the effort and will to succeed in the face of adversity. Hosted by America's Got Talent finalist, Quintavious Johnson, we invite you to join us in the most fashionable way to reward the youth of Middle Tennessee.   

The Venue

Located in Marathon Village, Marathon Music Works is just 5 minutes from downtown Nashville. A popular event venue here in Nashville, Marathon Music Works is…
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Each year, Nashvillians gather for one special evening featuring gourmet food and unforgettable performances at the Nashville Opera Guild’s La Bella Notte. Inspired by Nashville Opera’s 2014 production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, chairperson Morel Enoch Harvey, E. Howard Harvey, and their committee members selected the theme of “The Splendor of Seville” for the annual black-tie dinner. La Bella Notte will be held at the Hilton Downtown Nashville Hotel on Saturday, January 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The ballroom and lobby will be transformed with the sounds of Spanish guitar, a Sevillian Sangria Bar, Flamenco dancers, and rositas with roses. The annual event is the Nashville Opera Guild’s largest fundraiser, with proceeds supporting

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Tina Barney: The Europeans presents a selection of 21 sumptuous photographs from the artist’s larger body of work by the same name. With an eye for detail, composition and color, American photographer Tina Barney creates images renowned for their seductive beauty and poignant insight. Between 1996 and 2004, Barney traveled to Austria, England, Italy, Spain, France and Germany with a large format camera, lights and assistants. With the help of friends and curators who provided introductions and her own natural instinct for propriety, Barney gained access to the inner circle of the Old World elite. She worked quickly and closely with her subjects devising scenes and relationships, colors and patterns that lead the eye through the image while

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