Justin Minor had just finished high school when Pearl Harbor was bombed. The next year, in 1942, he was drafted. And his next three years would take him to two of the major theaters of World War II, including the now-famous Battle of the Bulge.
End-of-year recitals for music classes have long been canceled, so one group of local students has refocused their energy on performing — virtually — for seniors across the country.
We’re well into the month of Ramadan. In Middle Tennessee, that typically looks like hands-on volunteering, breaking fast with neighbors, and opening the doors of local mosques for non-Muslims to learn about the religion. So, members of the faith have found new ways this year to celebrate the holiday in quarantine.
Nashville musicians are still wondering when it’ll be safe to take the stage in front of a live audience again. Local leaders began easing “Safer at Home” restrictions on Monday, but it may be months before singers and performance venues are included in the reopening plans.
Little Richard, the flamboyant rocker whose rise to fame passed through Nashville and later retired here, has died at age 87.
As religious groups in Nashville have gone online during social distancing, Quakers, also known as Friends, have had to adapt their silence-filled worship to the virtual sphere.
As the weeklong holiday of Passover begins Wednesday night, people are adapting to a new reality that’s changing nearly every part of the Jewish observance — including getting the right food on the table.
Typically in Nashville, nearly a dozen group meals are available every day for people who are homeless. But COVID-19 has changed everything.
The Belcourt Theatre, like many of Nashville’s cultural institutions, has found itself navigating new territory in the age of the coronavirus. It faces the challenge of translating the physical experience of an independent movie theater to an accessible, online platform. One solution: livestreaming.
The Nashville Symphony — like many cultural institutions — is trying to figure out how to stay afloat while music lovers are stuck at home. With concerts postponed indefinitely, the symphony’s staff and musicians are taking a 25% pay cut. But there could more tough decisions ahead.