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The tornadoes touched down in middle Tennessee early in the morning of March 3.  There was very little warning. Not that there weren’t any weather alerts or sirens, but even for those who heard the warnings there was not much time. Some came within just minutes of serious injury and probable…

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With all the entertainment and sports cancellations that have been announced this week due to the COVID-19 outbreak, perhaps there’s a sense of comfort to know there are still a few events and happenings on schedule. The Franklin Theatre, for instance, has issued a statement on its website t…

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He’s happy all the time. And it’s driving Santa Claus crazy. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away in New York, his father is on the naughty list, and his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa.

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Studio Tenn is performing Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Jamison Theatre at the Factory at Franklin from Friday, Dec. 6 through Friday, Dec. 29, according to a release.

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STAFF REPORTS The Historic Franklin Masonic Hall Foundation is launching its lecture series “Our America” Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Masonic Hall, focusing on the legacies of Reconstruction. Following the Civil War, Americans faced the challenge of rebuilding a society that was divided by slavery and the upheaval of war. “Our …

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By BAILEY BASHAM No matter where a person has been or where a person is headed, everyone has a story. Simply put, storytelling is universal. And for many people, whether through music, film, writing or even just sharing over a cup of coffee with a friend, experiencing those stories is transformative. That is the belief …

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STAFF REPORTS The Westhaven community, in conjunction with Southern Land Company and The Westhaven Foundation, will host the eighth annual Porchfest event on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 2-6 p.m. Porchfest consists of live music performances on Westhaven residents’ front porches. Attendees can walk and bike between the various home venues and enjoy multiple genres of …

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PHOTO: Kevin Bacon (left) and Michael Bacon (right) together make up the band the Bacon Brothers, who have been actively making music for nearly 25 years. / Courtesy photo BY ALEXANDER WILLIS The Bacon Brothers, a band made up of brothers Michael and Kevin Bacon, are set to perform at the Franklin Theatre next week …

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By MATT MASTERS Beth Lothers and Vicky Travis, authors of “Images of America: Nolensville,” spoke about their new book at the LeHew Magid Big House in Franklin on Thursday evening. Lothers, a current Williamson County Commissioner and former mayor of Nolensville, and Travis, a long-time journalist and writer, began the photo-centered history book in 2017, …

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STAFF REPORTS The Artist Community Theatre will hold their final performances of the Broadway musical Annie this weekend at Nolensville’s Historic School House. The production has already sold out the final performance on Sunday, Sept. 29, but tickets are still available on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28. Tickets are available for $10 for …

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Photo by Terry Wyatt, courtesy of Essential Broadcast Media By ALEXANDER WILLIS Often times, couples may struggle with the careful balancing act of managing time between work and play. For Tanya and Michael Trotter, the husband and wife duo that make up the Americana band The War & Treaty, work and play are conjoined into …

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STORY BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ERIKA GOLDRING, EB MEDIA  After a wayward thunderstorm rained on the Pilgrimage Music Festival’s parade in 2018, one could argue that the Foo Fighter’s Sunday headlining set for the fest’s 2019 edition serves as a delayed rainbow cranked to 11. For the duration of their roughly two-hour set, …

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Photographer Andrew Collignon flew above the fifth annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on Saturday to capture the event from above. Check out a few of his photos below, and stay tuned for more coverage from Home Page Media Group:

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PHOTO: Rolling into Pilgrimage are (from left) Jason Skinner, Emily Skinner, Michelle Sheaffer and Brett Sheaffer. / Photos by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE On a sun-splashed Saturday to open the fifth annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, there was plenty of music, an abundance of food options and a plethora of vendors. And stretched along the …

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By MATT MASTERS A group of about 100 high school students from Franklin High and Battle Ground Academy visited the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival grounds at the Park at Harlinsdale for the festival’s first community day on Friday. Students were shown all over the festival grounds from the Gold Record Road stage to the …

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MATT MASTERS After: A Play of Memories of Otto Frank will be performed on Sunday at the John P. Holt Brentwood Library. The historical drama was written by Spring Hill playwright and educator Dr. Deanne Collins who also penned The Window, a one-act play based on the writings of Anne Frank in her book The …

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STAFF REPORTS Grammy award-winning country music star Trisha Yearwood held a luncheon in her Brentwood home on Monday where she honored 24 women who have been affected by breast cancer. Yearwood, who lost her mother to breast cancer, is devoted to supporting the American Cancer Society and has partnered with JCPenney to raise money for …

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STAFF REPORTS The Franklin Theatre will host the first concert of the 2019-20 season of Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s Masterworks Series on Sept. 30th, at 7:30 p.m. Season tickets are on sale now, as well as tickets for the opening concert titled ‘Artistry of Lorna McGhee.’ Gateway Chamber Orchestra kicks off their emotion-packed new season — …