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Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro.com Story by Delaney Dickey / Contributing Writer Since its establishment in 1986, the family friendly Discovery Center at Murfree Spring strives to educate the community about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, otherwise known as STEAM. And because of their dedicated program, the Discovery Center was recently recognized by the Southeast Festivals and …

Photos and story by Kashima Allen / Contributing Writer On Sunday afternoon, Murfreesboro’s Discovery Center hosted a Chinese New Year event, which brought together various cultural backgrounds. Celebrating Chinese art, music, history, dance and much more, the day was fully devoted to guests having fun. Throughout the afternoon people could make their own art, play with instruments …

Photo by Rachael Anne Kiesling / Contributing Writer The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring in Murfreesboro held a free “Discover India Day” on Saturday. The event involved discussions of historical significance related to ancient and modern Indian traditions, photographs in front of the Taj Mahal and a day to dress up wearing traditional Indian clothes …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor It’s not every day that the sun enjoys a favored pastime of hide-and-go-seek, but Monday, Aug. 21, that’s exactly what’s bound to happen due to The Great American Eclipse. While it’s true the solar eclipse will completely capture Nashville’s gleam of daylight for an approximate two minutes, …

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 …