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  • February 2016
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  • Jan. 2016

Blue Raiders Travel to North Texas for Oct. 1 Game, Take on Graham Harrell-led Offense

Last year when North Texas visited Floyd Stadium the Blue Raiders won in a 41–7 blowout victory. However, that was last year. “We had some success last year, though that doesn’t mean much at all,” Blue Raider quarterback Brent Stockstill stated. A lot will be different in the match-up this season. Instead of playing in […]


Suicide Squad

Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ second entry in their cinematic universe, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, was criticized for being too grim and overblown with convolution. Many fans breathed a sigh of relief when the fast-paced and action-packed trailer for Suicide Squad soundtracked by Sweet’s “Ballroom Blitz” was released, promising a fun, high-octane film […]


Are You Ready for “Three Women and the Truth?”; Trio of Female Artists Performs at City Winery on Sept. 29

Mary Gauthier, Gretchen Peters and Eliza Gilkyson write about the things that matter, the soul-baring stuff of lost love, flaming passion and humanity’s dark sides. Nothing frivolous going on with these three acclaimed singer/songwriters. You won’t hear a peep about tailgates or teen crushes at the county fair. Perhaps that’s why their current tour is […]


Music City Record Collector’s Convention Returns on Oct. 9

The Music City Record Collector’s Convention will move to a bigger location for its fall 2016 event. Held at The Music Valley Event Center, 2416 Music Valley Dr. in Nashville, the Sunday, Oct. 9 event will feature 80 vendors. These will include music memorabilia dealers from all over the country, longtime record show vendors, brick-and-mortar […]


Eat & Drink Local: Murfreesboro’s Unique Restaurants

In the last edition of the Pulse we took a look at some of the many independent restaurants that have closed over the past few years. So, where are the existing local restaurants that Murfreesboro diners can currently support? Many of those new to town—and many who have lived in Murfreesboro for years, even—ask that […]

Steve McCurry (1)

MTSU Gallery to Host Photography of Steve McCurry

MTSU’s Baldwin Photographic Gallery will host an exhibition of photographs from Steve McCurry through Oct. 20 McCurry has been one of the most iconic figures in contemporary photography for more than 30 years. He has created unforgettable images over six continents and numerous countries. His colorful body of work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions […]

Second Harvest

Murfreesboro Businesses Teaming With Second Harvest to Take Action Against Hunger

Every September marks Hunger Action Month, a national campaign promoted by Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks. A Feeding America food bank serves everywhere in the country, according to Taylor Loyal, Rutherford County Development Manager with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee—the food bank responsible for supplying meals to […]


The Community Pulse: Everybody Drum Some Invites Murfreesboro Out to Sept. 22 Group Rhythm Event

The Murfreesboro Pulse and Everybody Drum Some partnered on a Make Music Day/Summer Solstice Community Rhythm Event in June. Organizers and participants enjoyed it so much, they plan to do it again. This time, anyone who would like to participate in a group drumming session can come to the brick area at the east side […]