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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners
By Ben Kayser, Managing Editor

Continuing its streak of success, the faith-based movie starring Dennis Quaid I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, about MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, …

THE RISE, FALL, AND FUTURE OF TAYLOR SWIFT, AMERICA’S RELATABLE SWEETHEART

Just Like Us: The Rise, Fall, and Future of Taylor Swift, America’s Relatable Sweetheart
By Devon Maloney 
In the history of pop music, there have been few Greek tragedies quite as epic — or as strange — as that of Taylor Swift and her image. Photo: …

ROCK GETS RELIGION

Rock Gets Religion – By Mark Joseph – 2-7-18

In addition to a rapture theology that frowned on higher education and careers that would require planning and forethought since Christ’s return to rapture or evacuate true believers to heaven was imminent, …

NASHVILLE’S BEST ALBUMS OF 2018

Nashville’s Best Albums Of 2018

By Cindy Watts and Dave Paulson, Nashville Tennessean – 12-10-18
As we look back at the past year of albums made in Nashville (or by Nashville artists) it’s hard not to be both proud of Music City’s …

BEST ALBUMS OF 2018 SO FAR

Best Albums Of 2018 So Far
By Glenn Gamboa – Newday – 7-1-18
Popular culture doesn’t have use for hedged bets or measured responses these days. And so far, 2018 has been filled with bold, well-executed visions from veterans and stunning, fully …

Flower Man’s Many Friends Mourn His Passing

 
Flower Man’s Many Friends Mourn His Passing 
By Judy Walton – 1-29-19
Sandy Bell talks to a friend in front of Bluewater Grille while making his rounds to area bars and restaurants in 2013.
Oterius Bell didn’t have a powerful position or a …

THE 20 BEST FILMS OF 2018 SO FAR

 
The 20 Best Films Of 2018 So Far
By Rafer Guzmán, Newsday (TNS) – 7-9-18
This image released by Focus Features shows Fred Rogers on the set of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” from the film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”
Even if 2018 ended …

RIVERBEND 2019 – NEW FORMAT INTRODUCED

Riverbend 2019 – New Format Introduced
Festival Reduced To Four Days, Urban A Headline Act – By Barry Courter

Country superstar Keith Urban will be one of four acts headlining this year’s Riverbend Festival, which will be a couple of weeks earlier …

ALABAMA BLUES PROJECT FINALLY FINDS A PERMANENT HOME

Alabama Blues Project Finally Finds A Permanent Home

The Associated Press – 7-10-18

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Like the old Johnny Cash song, the Alabama Blues Project will soon have its own home of the blues — a permanent spot, just around the …

‘A Healing Music Festival’ Changes Children’s Lives

‘A Healing Music Festival’ Changes Children’s Lives
July 19, 20, 21 at the Collegedale Community Church
By Emily Crisman – 7-18-18

Jaime Jorge knows from experience the positive impact music can have on a child’s life. The native Cuban violinist moved to Chattanooga about …

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