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MOST STYLISH PARTY IN AMERICA
GQ has been showing Nashville some love recently. In their current April 2012 issue, they feature The 5 Spot's Monday night Keep on Movin' Dance Party in The GQ 100 as "the most stylish party in America." Read more and see a picture of the article on the Nashville Scene blog, Nashville Cream.


BEST MEN'S STORES IN AMERICA
In the same April issue, GQ lists the "25 Best Men's Stores in America" and Nashville's Imogene + Willie made the list. Check it out at gq.com.


NOW OPEN

CAFE FONTANELLA
Cafe Fontanella by Amico's is the new Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar at Fontanel Mansion. Opened today, the restaurant features open kitchen style dining, a great wine list, singing servers and daily specials. See facebook.com/cafefontanella for more information.


TROLLEY PARTON
Puckett's new food trolley debuted at last weekend's Main Street Brew Fest with its new name, Trolley Parton. Nashville's first food trolley will serve festivals and special events throughout town. Read the full press release.

GET THE APP!

AVAILABLE FOR iPHONE AND ANDROID
Nashville's free Live Music Guide app is available for iPhone and Android. It gives you access to all the live music in town with concert and club listings, maps, directions and even a music store. Download the app today and encourage guests to do so as well to have instant access to Nashville's live music scene. Get the details here.

BE A HITMAKER

MUSIC CITY HITMAKERS

The Music City Hitmakers program recognizes Nashville's front line. Visitors are encouraged to nominate the individual that made their stay unforgettable. Details and nomination form can be found at visitmusiccity.com/hitmakers.


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EVENTS

FREE DAY AT THE FRIST

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is offering free admission today, Tuesday, March 20, to celebrate the first day of Spring. fristcenter.org/calendar-exhibitions/detail/free-day


NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK
Today is the first day of Lexus Nashville Fashion Week. Back for a second year, the 5-day event celebrates Nashville's thriving fashion and design community with runway shows, panel discussions, a marketplace and other special events. Tickets are available. visitmusiccity.com/visitors/nashvillefashionweek


MARY POPPINS
Mary Poppins opens today at TPAC as part of the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC series. The hit musical runs March 20-25. Tickets are available. patron.tpac.org/main.taf?p=9,5,1&ProductionID=1862


CONCACAF OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS
The Under-23 U.S. Men's Soccer team is in Nashville preparing for the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic-Qualifying matches at LP Field later this week. They will play Cuba March 22, Canada March 24 and El Salvador March 26. Tickets are still available. Star players Freddy Adu, Juan Agudelo and Brek Shea are among those taking the field. visitmusiccity.com/visitors/olympicsoccer

THE BAKERSFIELD SOUND

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will open a new exhibit this Friday, March 23. The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country explores the roots and impact of the Bakersfield Sound in this 5,000-square-foot exhibit. Special events are planned all weekend including a panel discussion, concert, book talk, and film screening.  countrymusichalloffame.org/recent-press-releases/view/1815

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the 100th anniversary of the gift of 3,000 Japanese Cherry Trees to Washington, D.C. in 1912. The festival begins with a Sakura Walk and goes throughout the day with cultural demonstrations, children's activities, Japanese food and merchandise. It's free and open to the public. visitmusiccity.com/visitors/cherryblossomfestival

CRAFT BEER WEEK
The inaugural Nashville Craft Beer Week is next week, March 26-31. Tastings, special dinners, brewery tours, and other beer-centric events dot the week that culminates with the East Nashville Beer Festival. nashvillecraftbeerweek.com or facebook.com/NashvilleCraftBeerWeek
IN THE VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER
(located at 5th & Broadway)
LIVE MUSIC:
David Andersen - Wednesday, March 21 - 10:30-11:30am
Tom Dallaire and Doug Randall - Friday, March 23 & Saturday, March 24 - 12:30-2:30pm
HIT OF THE MONTH:
Chet Atkins merchandise - 20% Off!
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  •  facebook.com/nashvillemusiccity
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Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau
150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite G-250
Nashville, TN 37219