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Performing Nashville

Author : Robert W. Fry
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-04-13
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781137504821
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Total Download : 411

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Book Summary: This book explores the formation and continuance of Nashville, Tennessee as a music place, the importance of the fans (tourists) in creating Nashville’s multifaceted musical identity, and the music and city’s influence on the formation and performance of the individual and collective identities of the country-music fan. More importantly, the author discusses the larger issue of country music as a signifier of tradition suggesting that for many visitors, the music serves as a soundtrack, while Nashville serves as a performative space that permits the creation, performance, and remembrance of not only the country-music tradition, but also various individual and collective traditions and an idealized American identity. Through the theatrics of tourism, Nashville and its connection to country music are performed daily, reinforced through the sound and landscape of country music. Performing Nashville will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including tourism studies, leisure studies, ethnomusicology, sociology, folklore and anthropology.

The Raw Files: 1998

Author : James Dixon,Arnold Furious,Bob Dahlstrom,Rick Ashley
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2014-10-31
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781326050818
File Size : 31,8 Mb
Total Download : 847

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Book Summary: The team at www.historyofwrestling.info are back with the sixth in their series documenting every episode of WWF Monday Night Raw, year by year. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail, and offer plenty of thoughts and facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. Even bigger than last year's monster, relive the glory days of the Attitude Era and the rise of legendary stars Steve Austin, The Rock and D-Generation X.

Moon Nashville

Author : Margaret Littman
Publisher : Moon Travel
Release : 2020-05-26
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781640498402
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Total Download : 979

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Book Summary: Move to the beat and savor the unique creative energy of Music City. From hot chicken to warm Southern hospitality, you can experience it all with Moon Nashville. Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow one of our self-guided neighborhood walks See the Sites: Watch country music's top acts at the Grand Ole Opry, tour the storied halls of the Tennessee State Capitol, and pay homage to legends at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Stroll the Vanderbilt and Fisk campuses, shop for vintage records and handcrafted jewelry, and go honky-tonking late into the night Get a Taste of the City: Cast your vote for the best authentic hot chicken, dine at a classic meat-and-three, or delight in food truck feasts featuring Egyptian treats, farm-fresh peaches, and fiery moonshine Bars and Nightlife: Tap your foot to some live music at the Bluebird Café or pull up a barstool for a flight of classic Tennessee whiskeys. Get inspired by up-and-coming singers in The Basement before finding your own voice at Lonnie's Western Room karaoke, or try a free line dance lesson at Wildhorse Saloon Local Advice from Nashvillian Margaret Littman on her beloved home city Flexible, strategic itineraries including a two-day tour, a foodie weekend, and Nashville on a budget, plus day trips to Land Between the Lakes, Mammoth Cave, the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, and more Tips for Travelers including where to stay, how to safely bike in the city, plus advice for LGBTQ+ visitors, international travelers, and families with children Maps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of Nashville, easy-to-read maps, full-color photos, and neighborhood guides from Midtown to Music Valley With Moon Nashville's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Hitting the road? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip or Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip. If you're heading to more of the South's cities, try Moon Memphis or Moon Charleston & Savannah.

Around the Opry Table

Author : Kay West
Publisher : Center Street
Release : 2009-05-30
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9781599952772
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Total Download : 421

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Book Summary: Country music and country cooking fans everywhere will savor this new official cookbook of the Grand Ole Opry and its members, featuring favorite recipes of country music legends past and present and the stories behind them.

Historical Dictionary of Basketball

Author : John Grasso
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release : 2010-11-15
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 0810875063
File Size : 15,9 Mb
Total Download : 279

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Book Summary: The Historical Dictionary of Basketball is a comprehensive account of all forms of basketball_amateur, professional, men's, women's, Olympic, domestic, and international_from its invention in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith through the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on the people, places, teams, and terminology of the game.

The Road to Madness

Author : J. Samuel Walker,Randy Roberts
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Release : 2016-09-13
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 9781469630243
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Total Download : 188

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Book Summary: The NCAA men's basketball tournament is one of the iconic events in American sports. In this fast-paced, in-depth account, J. Samuel Walker and Randy Roberts identify the 1973–74 season as pivotal in the making of this now legendary postseason tournament. In an era when only one team per conference could compete, the dramatic defeat of coach John Wooden's UCLA Bruins by the North Carolina State Wolfpack ended a decade of the Bruins' dominance, fueled unprecedented national attention, and prompted the NCAA to expand the tournament field to a wider range of teams. Walker and Roberts provide a richly detailed chronicle of the games that made the season so memorable and uncover the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that set the stage for the celebrated spectacle that now fixes the nation's attention every March.

ACC Basketball

Author : J. Samuel Walker
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Release : 2011-11-15
Category : Sports & Recreation
ISBN : 0807869120
File Size : 33,8 Mb
Total Download : 788

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Book Summary: Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. In ACC Basketball, J. Samuel Walker traces the traditions and the dramatic changes that occurred both on and off the court during the conference's rise to a preeminent position in college basketball between 1953 and 1972. Walker vividly re-creates the action of nail-biting games and the tensions of bitter recruiting battles without losing sight of the central off-court questions the league wrestled with during these two decades. As basketball became the ACC's foremost attraction, conference administrators sought to field winning teams while improving academic programs and preserving academic integrity. The ACC also adapted gradually to changes in the postwar South, including, most prominently, the struggle for racial justice during the 1960s. ACC Basketball is a lively, entertaining account of coaches' flair (and antics), players' artistry, a major point-shaving scandal, and the gradually more evenly matched struggle for dominance in one of college basketball's strongest conferences.