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Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Rosephanye Powell is a living legend among composers of choral music. She is currently a Charles W. Barkley endowed professor and professor of voice at Auburn University. Powell not only conducted the MTSU Women’s Chorale Invitational event at MTSU Thursday night, which was held to commemorate …

Story and photo by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer Rhode Island-based noise rock band Daughters, joined by industrial electronic group HIDE and experimental noise duo Wolf Eyes, played at the Mercy Lounge Thursday night to a packed room of excited fans. The band hit the stage at 9:45 p.m., playing an hour-long set that was …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The demand for more natural and organic body and skin care products has been on the rise in recent years, and the Nashville area is no stranger to that. Now, with the opening of a location of Memphis-based company Buff City Soap Co. in Murfreesboro, that …

Photo courtesy of unsplash.com Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The tattoo industry has long been a male-dominated field, but women across the country and in Nashville have been reshaping it over the past decade. To fully understand the role of women in the tattoo industry, we have to go back to the early …

Photo courtesy of Tennessee State Museum’s Facebook page Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Tennessee State Museum hosted a free screening of the sports documentary, “Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles,” Saturday afternoon. The museum’s theater was a bustling, diverse room of all ages, races and genders. Both former and current Tennessee State University …

Photos and Story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer MTSU student Ryan Cluff debuted his EP, entitled “Life/Sleep,” at The Laundry Room, a local music venue, Saturday. Cluff was accompanied by fellow musicians Henry Paul MacAfee and Alyse Morgan. MacAfee opened the show with a smooth, moody performance of both original and cover songs, while …