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Photos and story by Karly Cordell / Contributing Writer What was once a daydream for a pair of passionate singer-songwriters is now a reality in Music City. Sixteen young female musicians performed their original songs at the second season of Girls Write Nashville, held at The Local in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday. Girls Write Nashville …

Story and photo by William Green / Contributing Writer NPR music critic Ann Powers highlighted the unique connection between popular music and eroticism in America in a talk Monday afternoon at the MTSU Center for Popular Music. In her latest book, “Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music,” Powers …

Story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer Ann Powers, National Public Radio’s music critic and correspondent, will make an appearance at the Center for Popular Music on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus on Monday, Jan. 29. Ann Powers “is one of the leading popular music and popular culture critics working today in any medium,” says …