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Photos and story by Aaliyah Johnson / Contributing Writer On Sept. 21 at 11:21 a.m., Sidelines removed a photo that inaccurately reported the names of attendees at this event. Sidelines regrets the error.  Baldwin Photographic Gallery curator Jackie Heigle — who recently took the position after former curator Tom Jimison died Thursday, September 14 — hosted …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor  The City of Murfreesboro announced Wednesday that Rutherford County’s nonprofit arts and culture sector generates $31.2 million annually, according to a statewide 2016 Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) economic impact study. The study, which was commissioned by the Tennessee Arts Commission and overseen by the nonprofit organization …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Nashville’s unique and eccentric late-summer Tomato Art Fest took over the Five Points neighborhood in East Nashville for the 14th consecutive year Friday and Saturday. With an estimated count of more than 60,000 attendants, the one-of-a-kind festival hosted plenty of tomato-related festivities.  The two days of fun …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The fourth Boro Art Crawl of 2017 exhibited local artists and their works in downtown Murfreesboro’s Public Square on Friday. The free, open-to-the-public event consisted of dozens of artists showing their work in 23 different venues. As usual, the Art Crawl displayed art in boutiques, cafes and on …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter As you walk up to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, it’s easy to find yourself feeling anxious, or maybe even a little intimidated, by the Stripped Classical architecture style of the building. Sure, it stands out from those around it in the way that it offers a …

Story by Chandler Shrode/ Contributing Writer Photos by Ambre Stewart The imposing, cuboid structure of the Rutherford County Detention Center loomed over Ambre Stewart as she crossed the parking lot. Without committing any crime, this Middle Tennessee State University student was going­ to jail. And she brought her camera. Most importantly, she did this for …