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Who are You Wearing?

Maria “Poni” Silver weaves stories and people into the pieces at Black by Maria Silver

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Speak for Yourself

Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Haviland Whiting doesn’t shy away from the truth—and she wants other teens to follow her lead.

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Crazy Like a Fox

Road to Roo champs The Foxies on grunge-dance situations and empowered pop females

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Normalize It

How Christie and Will Tarleton are changing Tennessee’s opinion on hemp through YUYO Botanics

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Hail Seitan

Ben Stix and his seitan business and deli The BE-Hive are making vegetarianism fun

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A Piece of the Pie

NATIVE sits down with Margo Price ahead of her three-night run at the Ryman

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Ironed Out

Chef Josh Stockton and the team at Geist have brought new life to a historic Nashville blacksmith shop

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Sole Man

Peabody Shoe Repair has been in Troy Horner’s family for more than forty years. Now he’s teaching a new generation of aspiring cobblers

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From Somalia, With Love

Somali-owned The Horn Coffee spreads acceptance—and some damn good sambusas—on Murfreesboro Pike

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Don’t Rock the Jukebox

With Mr. Jukebox, Joshua Hedley keeps traditional country on repeat.

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No More Parties in L.A.

Writer-director Motke Dapp has made his mark on the film world via Nashville—and he plans to keep it that way.

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True Colors

Ahead of her new EP, indie-pop up-and-comer Bantug talks about songwriting, TV, and how she’s okay with not having a plan

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Paint By Numbers (And Fractals)

Artist Emily Sue Laird is bringing the future to Nashville one UV-reactive, fractal-inspired piece at a time

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I Wanna Be That Cool

Singer-songwriter Sophie Allison, a.k.a. Soccer Mommy, on her debut album and being okay with being vulnerable

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Just The Facts, Ma’am

Local artist Paul Collins talks about the intersection of art and reporting ahead of his upcoming exhibit at Zeitgeist Gallery

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Up in the Air

At Harlan Ruby, one creative family is spreading “sparkle and joy and happiness” across Nashville

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Once Bitten

Nashville up-and-comer Phangs is making a name for himself on and offline

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Second Skin

Savannah Yarborough is realizing her leather-clad dreams with Atelier Savas

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The Sweet Spot

With Shugga Hi Bakery and Cafe, sisters Kathy Leslie and Sandra Austin are betting on a Dickerson Pike revival

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Underneath It All

An interview with Kathryn McGinnis, founder of new femme-forward intimates shop Darlin'

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Good Hair Day

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and Republican Hair’s Luke Dick feels fine

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Something Old, Something New

Chef Kirstie Bidwell is serving up a slice of history at The Old School Farm to Table

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Happy Days

Sad Baxter cuts through the fog of depression with triumphant grunge pop

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Up, Up and Away

Inside the world of ever-evolving alternative R&B artist Kiya Lacey

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For The Saké Of It

How Byron Stithem turned his home-brewed passion project into your new favorite drink

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South By Northwest

Peninsula might be the new kid in town, but their take on Spanish and Portuguese cuisine is already winning the hearts—and guts—of Nashville's diners

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Aah, Nuts

At ninety years old, The Peanut Shop offers a piece of Nashville's old Downtown

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Rudy Can’t Fail

Rudy's Jazz Room looks to honor an old friend and shed light on a scene that's often overlooked in Music City

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No Apologies

Jessica Lea Mayfield emerges as an advocate on "Sorry is Gone," her bravest—and best—album yet

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Wide Awake

After two decades of creating sublimely abstract, postmodern portraiture, Julia Martin is only now finding her voice

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Styled by Courtney Spencer and Mackenzie Moore. Produced by Charlie Hickerson.

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Q&A: Amanda Valentine

We caught up with fashion designer and stylist Amanda Valentine ahead of the official grand opening of her studio space

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Sugar-Free

Daniella Mason aims to move your heart and your feet (in that order) with her new self-titled LP

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Tuesday Night Fever

How honky-tonk politician Brendan Malone is making country great again

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Coming Up Rozes

After years of opening restaurants for other people, Julia Jaksic has found her own niche with Cafe Roze

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Working It Out

An interview with local artist Marlos E’van

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On Par

Ahead of her upcoming AmericanaFest performance, Liz Cooper talks about trading a driver for a Fender Mustang

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The King in the North

How Any Old Iron’s Andrew Clancey went from working in a scrapyard to outfitting Beyoncé

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Science of the South

Michelin-starred chef Chris Anderson blends Southern classics with high-tech cooking, and he’s come to Nashville to share his remarkable culinary vision.

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Forever Jung

Rapper Jung Youth discusses emo, broken legs, and what it means to be true

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The Guitar Man

George Gruhn has sold stringed instruments to some of the biggest names in music for more than forty years. Now, he’s teamed up with Belmont to venture into new territory: a guitar museum

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The Dish is in The Details

After moving to Nashville three and a half years ago to open Josephine, Chef Andrew Little now has his sights set on Prima

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This Too Shall Pass

Pop artist Sinclair discusses identity, isolation, and acceptance ahead of her upcoming Pilgrimage Festival performance

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Things Fall Apart

Inside the controlled chaos of artist Amelia Briggs

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Lover’s Quarrel

For his full-length debut, Careless Soul, Cale Tyson breaks up with classic country and moves on to a sound straight out of Muscle Shoals

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This Woman’s Work

Artist Vadis Turner discusses homecoming and the work behind her new Frist show

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Back to Chinatown

Chef Chris Cheung wants to teach Nashville to love Cantonese cuisine. With Tànsuǒ, he’s got our attention. And our appetite

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No Excuses

Those Darlins’ Linwood Regensburg interviews his former bandmate Jessi Zazu ahead of her upcoming art exhibit in Wedgewood-Houston

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No Chef is an Island

First an Eastside pop-up, now in The Gulch, Chef Daniel Herget's Little Octopus offers a Caribbean escape in the middle of the city