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25 October 2001
[10:30 pm]

The moon is waxing and the leaves are tumbling and crisp weather is on its way. Mandy Barnett, one of Nashville's jewels, is performing Sat., Oct. 27 at 3rd & Lindley at 7:30 p.m. ($10). In keeping with the spirit(s) of the season, the Circle Players perform Dracula at TPAC on Sun., Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. Looking for something oddly wonderful to do this weekend? Try the Amazing Corn Maze, an 8-acre labyrinth of corn at Maple Lane Farms in Greenback, through Oct. 31 (865-856-3511).

17 October 2001
[11:30 pm]

Colors and coolness and the still lingering light of Daylight Savings Time make October one of the most prized months among Nashville runners. Plus, there's an abundance of races for good causes. One on the horizon: the annual Tennessean 5K, renamed and recoursed this year, is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 27. It's called the Boo Bash and will benefit the Nashville Public Library. Preregister to save bucks.

Other doings:

Music Happenings: from the Grand Ole Opry to the Bluebird Cafe, you'll find listings for live music in the city that is known for its songs. New on-line commentary to music in the city by Anna Doherty, including clubs for live music and featured artists. Download a free MP3, A New Language, by Emily and Al Cantrell.

Nashville Dining: Meat-and-threes, ethnic delights, and some cool coffee houses.

Outdoor Guide: parks, outdoor events, the Farmer's Market, and more.

Historical Profiles:

Nathan Bedford Forrest: hero or heel? Find out how this figure from the past is exciting controversy in present-day Nashville.

The War of the Roses took place in Nashville in 1920 in the Tennessee legislature's pivotal battle over the ratification of the 19th amendment.


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