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Three short documentaries made by 11 MTSU students will be shown at the Belcourt Theatre Tuesday night. Shot in Paris, the three films, “Fighter,” “A Designer’s Canvas” and “Le Debut,” document French fashion designers and musicians on the verge of success. “Fighter” details the trials and triumphs of Afro-French singer Jara Ezo, who used music and family as an escape …

By: Maranda Faris and Max Smith Wizard World Comic Con in Nashville wrapped up day two of the three-day convention on Saturday, featuring panels from Star Trek, Walking Dead and WWE cast members. Appearances by Sean Astin of Lord of the Rings, Evan Peters of American Horror Story and Alan Tudyk of Firefly were cancelled prior to the day’s events, but that didn’t …

The Murfreesboro Little Theatre hosted Jason Robert Brown’s drama The Last Five Years on Friday night. The Last Five Years is a musical full of sentiment with two emotionally engaging performances. Jenna Pryor plays Cathy Hiatt, the disenchanted actress in a big city. Michael Adcock performs as Jamie Wellerstein, a successful writer and Cathy’s lost love. Cathy, an endearing …

Wizard World Comic Con came to Nashville’s Music City Center yesterday, kicking off a weekend of pop-culture panels and celebrity appearances that promise to delight nerds from Middle Tennessee and beyond. The first day of programming got the convention off to a slow but charming start. Pop-culture journalist Aaron Sagers joined Frankie Harris, who owns …

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’ …

Renowned folk scholar Stephen Wade concluded his two-day campus visit with a 90-minute lecture and concert in the Business and Aerospace Building on Thursday evening. Wade’s presentation, “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” incorporated storytelling, live music and projected visuals to provide an in-depth look into the making of his award-winning book, “The Beautiful Music All Around …