Old City Performing Arts Center Announces Indiegogo Campaign, Grand Opening, First Season for River & Rail

It’s been a year and a half since the announcement that River & Rail Theatre Company would open and operate the Old City Performing Arts Center at 111 State Street. After a large amount of work behind the scenes, the OCPAC is nearing the end of initial phases of preparation and will open soon. A […]

Construction Updates and More

I was startled recently when a reader made a comment about Stockyard Lofts, suggesting they had not started construction and were past completion date. The surprise came when I checked my article about the project and realized the reader was correct! The article was written two years ago with a completion date of last summer […]

Building Purchased for Old City Performing Arts Center

Just over a year ago, River and Rail Theatre Company announced plans to open the Old City Performing Arts Center. It was an ambitious plan to convert the old Cor-Tenn building at 111 Central Street into a space to be used by all manner of performing artists and groups. They entered a lease-to-own option and […]

And We Break Bread Together

This is another of those articles I’m dropping on the occasional Saturday simply because so much is going on that it can’t be contained in five articles a week. And the food this city is producing and the culinary scene we are growing is worth continual mention. But it’s more than that. The special dinners […]

Upcoming Events You Do Not Want to Miss

Sometimes a series of events in the city seem to warrant highlighting. With so many events happening, it’s easy for some very worthy endeavors to get lost in the shuffle. Whether fresh new ideas in a different part of downtown, or lifting good causes into the public consciousness, they deserve an extra word. With that […]