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Monday Link Roundup: 6/11/12

June 11, 2012 12:00 PM 0 comments

Photo by Jon Erickson.

This Is How We’re Doing Bonnaroo This Year

June 8, 2012 2:45 PM 1 comment

Couch, air conditioning, glass of wine, laptop and an internet connection. Done.

Sounds Like Summer: Free Nashville Symphony Community Concerts Start Tonight

June 7, 2012 5:00 PM 0 comments

The Nashville Symphony’s community concert series gets started tonight at East Park, the first of four* free outdoor performances scheduled for this month (three are this week). It’s perfect weather to sit outside, plus if you tweet about being at the symphony every night while everyone else is at Bonnaroo, all of your internet friends will think you’re super classy! Win-win. We recommend bringing a chair or a blanket and a water bottle**, but do whatever moves you.

Nashville Symphony Community Concerts 2012

June 7 at 8 p.m.: East Park (Program: Celebrating the Film Music of John Williams)
June 8 at 8 p.m.: Bicentennial Mall State Park (Program: Celebrating the Film Music of John Williams)
June 10 at 7 p.m.: Crockett Park, Brentwood (Program: Celebrating the Film Music of John Williams)
June 19 at 7:30 p.m.: Centennial Park (Program: Shakespeare at the Symphony)

*There are actually six community concerts this year, but two of them cost $5 and are far away and one of them has already happened, so four it is.

**Or you know, juice or soda or… whatever.

Photo by Stephen Drake

Thursday Link Roundup: 6/7/12

June 7, 2012 2:00 PM 0 comments

Photo by Haider Nakkash.

Chicago Or MegaBust: One Man’s Tale Of Nashville To Chicago Transit On The Megabus

June 7, 2012 8:00 AM 5 comments

Our dear friend Ben Morton is headed to Chicago for the weekend to run his first half marathon (goooo Ben!) and he’s bravely decided to entrust his transportation to Megabus, the express bus service that touts fares as low as $1. Because Megabus is relatively new to the Nashville area, we thought a lot of people might be interested in hearing how Ben’s trip goes. So here are the facts: Ben purchased his ticket back in mid-March for $18.50, taxes included ($13 to Chicago, $5 back to Nashville). His bus departs at noon today and is expected to arrive in Chicago around 9:15pm. Follow along below or by tracking the Twitter hashtag #ChicagoOrMegaBust (or just follow Ben, he is great).

Take luck, Ben!

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Navigating The CMApocalypse [Road Closures]

June 6, 2012 2:00 PM 1 comment

Roads are closed this week. We can tell you which ones.

Closed already:

  • First Avenue South, east-most lane
  • First Avenue North, east-most lane (re-opens June 13)
  • Broadway from First to Second Avenues
  • First Avenue from Demonbreun to Church Streets
  • Broadway from Second to Fourth Avenues
  • Commerce Street from Fifth to Sixth Avenues

Closures beginning Thursday June 7:

  • 12am: Fifth Avenue from Demonbreun Street to Broadway
  • 7am: Broadway, north-most lane from Fifth to Sixth Avenues
  • 7am: Fourth Avenue South, east-most lane from Demonbreun Street to Broadway
  • 7am: Second Avenue, east-most lane from Demonbreun Street to Broadway and from Church to Union Streets
  • 7am: Fifth Avenue, east-most lane from Franklin to Demonbreun Streets
  • 7am: Fifth Avenue, west-most lane from Broadway to Commerce Street
The good news is that the usual I-24 construction is on hold this weekend, so that’s one less road closure you need to worry about.

All above roads will be closed through the weekend and are expected to reopen “in the early morning hours” on Monday, June 11. Enjoy!

Photo by Jonathan Jones

Movies In The Park 2012 Kicks Off Tonight, In A Different Park

June 6, 2012 10:00 AM 5 comments

We hope you’re ready for your road trip to Movies In The Park tonight! Ha ha, just kidding, Percy Warner Park isn’t that far. Yes, as you’ve probably heard by now, the Nashville Scene‘s Movies In The Park is relocating after 16 years in Centennial Park. This year’s Movies In The Park series will take place at Percy Warner Park’s Cross Country Fields off Hwy 100, kicking off tonight with a screening of last year’s blockbuster The Help. As in previous years, movies will start at sundown, but the festivities will begin each week at 4pm with food trucks and… food trucks (Nashville, we are easily entertained).

Movies In The Park 2012 lineup

June 6: The Help
June 13: Shrek
June 20: Twilight: Breaking Dawn
June 27: Captain America (edited, bummer!)

Food vendors include Moe’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Stonehouse Q, Kona Ice, The Grilled Cheeserie and Moose Head kettle corn.

So there you have it! Tell us, because we’re ever-so-curious: Will you be making the trek to Percy Warner Park for Movies In The Park this year, or does the move take it off the table for you?

UPDATE: Here is a map that may or may not help you find the mythical “Cross Country Fields”! 

Photo by nashvillest.

Wednesday Link Roundup: 6/6/12

June 6, 2012 9:00 AM 2 comments

Photo by Jonathan Belcher

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