In Two Days, One Night, Marion Cotillard (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) plays Sandra Bya, a young mother who awakes one morning to find that her coworkers have voted to have her laid off in exchange for a 1,000 euro bonus. A friend at the factory organizes a second vote, and Sandra visits her coworkers one by …

Bob Pondillo is a generous, warm-hearted man, nestling into the laid-back cool of his retirement in a hoodie and jeans, a salt-and-pepper beard framing an eternally youthful face and a worn ball cap with the Human Rights Campaign logo stitched in. So, when he talks about directing short films, it isn’t all that surprising that he doesn’t …

Associates from Kendig Keast Collaborative, a Texas community planning firm, gave a presentation on the development challenges and limitations that Murfreesboro city planners could expect to face on Tuesday night at Central Magnet High School. Kendig Keast Senior Associate Aaron J. Tuley and Associate Planner Frances Kellerman led the presentation, “Chapter 2” in “Murfreesboro 2035,” a …

Nashville was named one of four southeastern metropolitan areas that will be equipped with Google Fiber, a fiberoptic internet infrastructure that promises gigabit-per-second download speeds. A post on the official Google blog Tuesday afternoon announced that the Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham metropolitan areas are all “Upcoming Fiber Cities,” joining current “fiber” cities Provo, Utah; Austin, …

The Southern Extreme Bull Riding Association came to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro for the fourth annual national finals last weekend to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Rutherford County. A portion of the ticket sales for the Jan. 24 national finals were donated to the clubs, SEBRA announced in a press release. …

A crowd gathered at Central Magnet High School in Murfreesboro on Monday afternoon to march together in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The group of more than 500 marched went down Hancock St, turning left onto Mercury Boulevard and into the Patterson Park Community Center, where Pastor Donald Whitmore of the True Gospel Missionary Baptist …