The Art Files

Chromatics Second Floor Gallery announces the opening of Emergence ’08.  This show, the work of 18 photography majors from colleges and universities throughout Middle Tennessee, runs through September 12, 2008.  The 18 selected artists were chosen from more than 40 student entries.  They represent a refreshing array of image capture techniques and diverse styles.  Chromatics showcases its output capabilities with some photographic pieces as well as Giclees, mounted to a variety of substrates. Best of Show will receive a $500 scholarship. Gallery hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Chromatics Second Floor Gallery is located at 625 Fogg St., Nashville, TN 37203.

Zeitgeist Gallery presentsDialogue 3: Sculpture. Zeitgeist is pleased to present the third installment of a series of group exhibitions, open forums, and panel discussions titled Dialogues through July 26. This particular exhibition focuses on the medium of sculpture. Participating artists include: Jason Briggs, Mark Bynon, Michael Baggarly, Mark Clarson, John Donovan, Buddy Jackson, Christopher McNulty, Greg Pond, Jack Dingo Ryan, Bethany Springer. Zeitgeist is located at 1819 21st Avenue S. in Hillsboro Village. 

Cumberland Gallery offers “First-Growth & Perennials,  a summer showing of gallery artist and new faces continuing July 7 - September 6. Carole Stein said on her website, “At this time of the year, the gallery takes the opportunity to exhibit the works of all artists represented by the gallery. Works will be changed every week in one of the three galleries giving viewers the opportunity to see representational, abstract, sculptural, photographic and print mediums.  This is also an opportunity to introduce the “First-Growth”, artists new to the gallery. Those are Jeff Green, Nashville, Denise Mayo Stewart-Sanabria, Knoxville, and Dane Carder, Nashville. In addition to the group show the gallery will feature the works of various artists for a period of two or three weeks during the summer. During the month of July the sculptures of Brent Oglesbee, Bowling Green Kent., will be on display.” Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Rymer Gallery has opened its Fifth Avenue location directly across from the Arcade in the new Art Avenue Lofts building. The Rymer Gallery will be the largest contemporary gallery in the heart of Nashville’s arts district. The objective of the gallery is to continue the legacy endowed by The Betty Rymer Gallery, at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, by supporting the best of what the contemporary art world has to offer. The spectrum of artists they represent ranges from emerging to established in all media.  The goal is to foster artwork that entices, engages and lures artists, collectors and enthusiasts to Nashville’s expanding art scene. The permanent, cutting-edge, 3,000 square foot exhibition space is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. or by appointment.

Looking Ahead:

Twist Gallery in the Arcade Catherine Thompson          August 2 - August 30

StudioB on 12th Avenue South. Steven Miller opening reception Saturday August 16th, 7 - 9 p.m.  Miller’s paintings are all about saturated color, superb selection of form and the interplay of new technology colliding with classical ideals. His work is in numerous private and public collections including the Bayly Art Museum, the Savannah College of Art & Design Museum, Chase Manhattan Bank, Walden International and was recently added to MOMA’s collection. Miller’s work has been published in conjunction with the Japanese Museum of Contemporary Poetry in Tokyo.  

WhistlePig + Alfa Romeo F1

SHOREHAM, VT (September 13, 2023) — WhistlePig Whiskey, the leaders in independent craft whiskey, and Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake are waving the checkered flag on a legend-worthy release that’s taking whiskey to G-Force levels. The Limited Edition PiggyBack Legends Series: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is a high Rye Whiskey selected by the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake drivers, with barrels trialed in their wind tunnel to ensure a thrilling taste in every sip.

The third iteration in WhistlePig’s Single Barrel PiggyBack Legends Series, the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is bottled at 96.77 proof, a nod to Valtteri Bottas’ racing number, 77, and the precision of racing. Inspired by Zhou Guanyu, the first Chinese F1 driver, this Rye Whiskey is finished with lychee and oolong tea. Herbal and floral notes of the oolong tea complement the herbaceous notes of WhistlePig’s signature PiggyBack 100% Rye, rounded out with a juicy tropical fruit finish and a touch of spice.

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When I started medical transition at 20 years old, it was very difficult to get the care I needed for hormone replacement therapy because there are very few providers trained in starting hormones for trans people, even though it’s very similar to the hormones that we prescribe to women in menopause or cisgender men with low testosterone.

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Descanso Resort, Palm Springs' premier destination for gay men, just received Tripadvisor's highest honor, a Travelers' Choice "Best of the Best" award for 2023. Based on guests' reviews and ratings, fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor's 8 million listings around the world receive the coveted "Best of the Best" designation. Descanso ranked 12th in the top 25 small inns and hotels category in the United States. Quite an accomplishment!

Open less than two years, Descanso Resort offers gay men a relaxing and luxurious boutique hotel experience just minutes away from Palm Springs' buzziest restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping. Descanso has quickly established itself as a top destination for sophisticated gay travelers, earning hundreds of 5-star guest reviews and consistently ranking in Trapadvisor's top positions alongside brother properties Santiago Resort and Twin Palms Resort.

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