Weekly Highlights – April 30th – May 2nd


8 off 8th at the Mercy Lounge – 9pm, 21+
This week’s 8 off 8th is hosted by Andy Wilmoth will feature performances by Kelsie Cameron, Peter Terry & The City Profits, Kendra Chantelle, Kink Ador, Tillman, Lane Abernathy, Flint Forehead, and Aevory.

Employee Jam at Two Old Hippies – 5pm
Hear tunes from Chad “Catfish” McMillian (Blues), Matt Walberg (Rock), and Hilary Romaine (Singer/Songwriter).


Heart Healthy Cooking School Classes at Saint Thomas Hospital – 3pm
This week’s healthy cooking class is a Father’s Day prelude. To register for the classes, call 1-800-588-3270.

ARTini: American Art from the Phillips Collection – 12pm
Join Anne Taylor, curator for interpretation at the Frist Center, will lead an informal conversation about some of the works included in the exhibition To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection.

Onward Southern Soldiers: Religion and the Army of Tennessee in the Civil War at the Public Library’s Metro Archives – 2:30pm
First Tuesday at the Archives: Using primary source material such as diaries, letters, journals and sermons of the Army of Tennessee, Traci Nichols-Belt, along with Gordon T. Belt, presents the history of the vital role of the army’s religious practices. Located at 3801 Green Hills Village Dr.

Understanding Your Body’s Nutritional Needs at the Green Hills Library – 6pm
One of the easiest ways to stay healthy is to know your body’s needs. This little workshop will help you figure that out.


Old Time Jam at the 5 Spot – 7:30pm
East Nashville’s Wednesday Night Old Time Jam provides enthusiasts of traditional, acoustic-based roots music the opportunity to regularly meet, share tunes, dance, swap stories, and bond together in general camaraderie.

Nightcap Series at Blair School of Music – 8pm
An evening of contemporary horn trios, spotlighting works by composers Paul Lansky and Verne Reynolds. Lansky made his reputation as a pioneer in electronic and computer music (Radiohead featured samples of his work prominently on signature album Kid A), but has more recently been writing for acoustic instruments. Reynoldswas a distinguished composer and influential horn professor who wrote extensively for brass instruments. This event will be recorded live for later broadcast on WNPT-2 television and VUcast.



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