Posts in category

Features


With a focus on personal growth and optimism, Rylund Exum is a local rapper who steers clear from modern stereotypes of mainstream rap music. Inspired by artists such as Lupe Fiasco and Kendrick Lamar, Exum’s music tightropes between playful and inspiring, boastful and poignant, all the time keeping a soulful swagger. His tracks “Hello Universe” and …

By Morgan Massengill, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Downtown now has a few more pianos, another place to imbibe and a venue that has expanded from Music City to the ‘Boro. The Big Bang, a dueling piano bar, opened its doors in the heart of downtown Murfreesboro last month with hopes to make a big impression. A month …

In a town as old as Murfreesboro, tales of entities and paranormal activity are recurrent, and most inhabitants of the town can recall an unexplainable encounter or at least know someone who has. Stories of hauntings have become so plentiful that ghost hunting societies have set up shop around town to examine these paranormal events …

Nashville is now home to Delinquent Debutantes, the city’s first official burlesque studio. The studio, located on Charlotte Avenue, is equipped with full-length mirrors, dance bars and glamorous photographs of performers adorning its magenta walls. The studio’s grand opening, hosted by headmistress Freya West, was held earlier this month and showcased some of the city’s most …

The trill of a piano fills the air and the soft swish of ballet-slippered feet joins the gentle creak of floorboards. Lights hum from the high ceiling above in harmony with the heavy breaths of the dancers below. The air circulating the room is cool, but a light sheen of sweat glistens across the ballerinas’ …

If you were to walk into The Pfunky Griddle, you will quickly notice that it’s not your typical breakfast eatery. Here, you’re handed a series of items including a pitcher of all you can eat batter, your choice of toppings and a spatula to make your own breakfast. The restaurant also offers alternatives for those with …