North Carolina-native Sam Ervin Beam, better known for his stage name of Iron & Wine, dropped his highly anticipated sixth album “Beast Epic” Friday, breaking four long years of silence. Fans flocked to Beam’s latest work, which proves he has yet to lose his musical touch, even after being in the business for 15 years. …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer  Corn is a commodity down in the South, so it’s only appropriate that Lucky Ladd Farms of Eagleville, Tennessee, has a summer festival dedicated to it.  The farm hosted its eighth annual Sweet Corn Fun Festival Saturday, allowing people of all ages to partake in the fest’s various …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Comedy-lovers from all around came to check out Murfreesboro improv group M-Prov at Mayday Brewery on Friday. The leader of the talented group, Andrew Thornhill, has had years of experience with improv and comedy. With his guidance, the group did exercises and skits with breaks for comedians to …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer The comic opera, “Pirates of Penzance,” is the latest production to be featured on the Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts’ stage. And because of its captivating storyline, originally created by Sir Arthur Sullivan and William Schwenck Gilbert, fans-a-plenty continue to nestle their way inside to catch a glimpse …

Photo and story by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Fans of old-school music, young and old alike, gathered to enjoy the ’80s tribute band Rubik’s Groove as they performed at Main Street Music located on West Main Street on Friday, August 11. The popular bar was filled to the brim with excited clubgoers and fans …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Lovers of science and the ‘80s gathered at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center Thursday night for an adult escape filled with educational activities and reminiscing of the yesteryears. Known for their unique “big kid” events, the Adventure Science Center has been hosting get- togethers like this one for seven …