The City of Murfreesboro recently announced that it has finalized closing with Sunset on the Stones River LLC on property along Medical Center Parkway for development of the multi-million-dollar Sunset on the Stones River amphitheater campus.Read More
Anakeesta Theme Park in Gatlinburg Announces Largest Expansion to Date
Anakeesta in Gatlinburg recently announced that it is undergoing a multimillion-dollar expansion in a move that will double the size of the guest experience within the theme park.Read More
Third Topgolf Location in Tennessee Opens in Knoxville
Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and golf entertainment company, recently opened its 79th global venue in Knoxville. The new entertainment venue has brought roughly 300 jobs to the Knoxville area.Read More
Murfreesboro City Council Votes to Approve 4,500-Seat State-of-the-Art Amphitheater Partnership with Notes Live, Inc.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted recently to approve a finalized development agreement with Notes Live, Inc., to open a 4,500-seat, state-of-the-art open-air amphitheater in the Murfreesboro Gateway called The Sunset Music Colosseum on the Stones River.Read More
National MooFest and Sounds of Summer Music Festival Happening in Athens on Saturday
Families are able to enjoy two events – the National MooFest festival and Sounds of Summer music festival – this Saturday, June 4th, in downtown Athens. Both events are pet-friendly and free to the public.Read More
Commentary: Our Enemies Wait as We Destroy Ourselves
Is the United States becoming like the old Soviet Union in a way that people fail to see because of the noise and the distractions of electoral politics, mass entertainment masking as news, and mass indoctrination masking as entertainment?
We are becoming a meritocracy that punishes merit and rewards folly. We have all the disutility of a meritocracy—the snobbishness, the restless ambition, the inclination to see merit only in what can be measured or paid for; even the tendency to pull intelligent people out of their native regions and set them down, like gilded tumbleweeds, in places without memory or character. But we get none of the benefits. We punish truth-telling and intelligence, and reward stupidity.Read More
Sean Connery, the ‘Original’ James Bond, Dies at 90
Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as the suave secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an Oscar-winning career in other rugged roles, has died. He was 90.
Connery’s wife and two sons said he “died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family” in the Bahamas, where he lived. Son Jason Connery said his father had been “unwell for some time.”Read More
REVIEW: ‘Riding the Dragon’ Exposes Biden Family Connections with Corrupt Chinese Communists
A damning new documentary, “Riding the Dragon: The Bidens’ Chinese Secrets,” directed by M.A. Taylor and narrated by bestselling author Peter Schweizer, is shining sunlight on the close ties between Joe Biden’s family and the Chinese elite. Peter Schweizer, head of the Florida-based Government Accountability Institute and narrator of the film said the documentary is based on corporate records, financial documents, legal briefings and court papers.
The film features investigative journalist and author Peter Schweizer and Schweizer’s revelations of Chinese influence over the Biden family found in the 2018 book “Secret Empires” and the more recent “Profiles in Corruption” (both #1 New York Times bestsellers).Read More
New This Week: ‘South Park,’ Mariah Carey, and Gloria Steinem
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.Read More
Tech Company Fights for Parental Control of Video Entertainment
“Watch movies and TV however the BLEEP you want.” That is the motto of a modern technological David taking on corporate Goliaths. VidAngel Inc. offers filtering of certain stream-on-demand media, said CEO Neal Harmon. Consumers have the option of removing objectionable content while watching Netflix, Amazon Prime and HBO…Read More