Go be that girl

Get Graceann Belgiorno talking for more than five minutes about the women in her life and she’ll likely say “badass” more than once. And rightfully so.   Badass girls surround themselves with like-minded women.   The Nashville chapter of national organization I Am That Girl meets every other week to talk about women’s issues and […]

Styled to perfection

“You mess things up and then do it better next time,” said Kelly Henderson, recounting her trials and tribulations from the beginning of her career as a hair, makeup and wardrobe stylist to country music’s finest.   Graduating from Louisiana State University, she packed her bags and moved to Nashville for a public relations job […]

Bang Candy finds its sweet spot

Fluffy. Velvety. Sticky Sweet. These things whip up into the most famous product of the Bang Candy Company in Nashville: the marshmallow. Against the rough brick walls of the store hangs a framed pink and white poster, embellished with a quote summing up the store’s vibe and leaving customers with a smile: “Money can’t buy […]

10-second thrill

I look up from my laptop screen to take a breather from the paper I am writing only to be greeted with the view of another college student holding out her phone to take a self-photo, or a “selfie.”   But no, she’s not just smiling for the camera and hoping this one is worthy […]

One cover at a time

An hour of free time, a triple dose of talent, thousands of subscribers and a little patience may just lead to nearly 148,000 hits on YouTube and approval from one of country’s hottest acts.   “It’s funny because it’s something we whipped up and didn’t have a lot of time to rehearse,” said Taylor Edwards, […]