Ask people to imagine Nashville, and I bet 90 percent of them get the same image — right down to the sequined suits. But that isn’t the only picture our community paints. In fact, beyond the Opry and the honkey-tonks, beyond the guitars and old-time gospel harmonies, Nashville is a great city for visual arts. Downtown
My two favorite cities (not counting Italian ones) are my long-ago-adopted-hometown of Nashville, and the fun-to-visit-wouldn’t-want-to-live-there New York City. If they have anything in common — beyond great tomatoes at farmers’ markets — it’s the energy they throw into Christmas. It seems to me that the perfect holiday would blend the two of them together.
I’m on a bit of a downsizing binge at the moment, which means I’m doing my best not to bring anything into my house that I don’t absolutely love. It’s a tough battle, because part of my job is to shop for things that other people will love, and sometimes I just can’t help myself.
Photos: Nashville Ballet and Amos Events Amos Gott is one of Nashville’s favorite event planners, and he’s also a big fan of ballet. This year, those two parts of his life move in unison as he serves as one of the chairmen for the annual Ballet Ball. In that role, he’ll be planning a patrons’ party
Nashville’s growing, and the town is full of “New People” who are amazed at all our area has to offer. They’re usually pretty quick to find our great restaurants, but it’s often easier for them to shop at stores they know from the towns they just ran away from. Well, our local shops are full