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Now open for lunch: Chauhan Ale & Masala House!
Chauhan has added lunch to their offerings. Open for lunch, Monday - Friday, 11 am - 2:30 pm and open for dinner Monday - Thursday, 5 pm - 10 pm; Friday - Saturday, 5 pm - 11 pm; and Sunday, 5 pm - 10 pm. Chauhan Ale & Masala House combines both traditional Indian and Southern cuisine to create a unique, modern dining experience.
Our online calendar is full of events on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14 and all weekend long. Now is the time to make reservations or buy tickets for these events.
Events This Week
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: CARTER VINTAGE GUITARS $15 SUGGESTED DONATION
Folk music legend Tom Paxton will premiere songs from his new CD onstage at Carter Vintage Guitars along with songwriters Jon Vezner and Don Henry. Plus, virtuoso Celtic guitarist and mandolinist Robin Bulloch will join. Attendees are welcome to bring their own beverages to this event.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 10 AM - 2:30 PM
Enjoy a gathering of 15 to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. This event will also take place on Thursday, February 19, depending on weather.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 9 PM - 2 AM
LOCATION: ANTHEM $10 - $15 GENERAL ADMISSION
Anthem may be closing its doors this month, but one last party is in store to give it a proper goodbye. Join Anthem for this farewell bash including a variety of special guest DJs and much more. VIP packages also available.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION: THE LISTENING ROOM CAFE FREE
Help The Listening Room Cafe celebrate its ninth birthday! The special bash will include brunch menu offerings and a full afternoon of free live music by several of Nashville's favorite local singer/songwriters. Click here for more information and a complete schedule of performers.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 6 PM - 9 PM
LOCATION: 5TH AVENUE OF THE ARTS FREE
Art galleries throughout downtown host receptions and art openings every month. Most galleries serve free wine and other refreshments. See this month's gallery map. Two free shuttles will circulate the route from 6 pm - 10 pm. Please note: road closure associated with this event. The southbound lane on 5th Avenue North (Church Street to Union Street) will be closed beginning as early as 5 pm and ending as late as 9 pm on Saturday, February 7. Participating galleries in this month's crawl include:
69 Arcade. 615-266-4028. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Andy Anh Ha Gallery
83 Arcade. 615-668-7598. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Arts Company
215 Avenue North. 615-254-2040. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
56 Arcade. 615-397-2347. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
79 Arcade. 615-852-7009. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
75 Arcade. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
11 Arcade. 615-251-1609. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Craig Brabson Fine Art Photography
64A Arcade. 615-308-7751. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
44 Arcade. 615-398-0146. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Hannah Lane Gallery
64 Arcade. 225-315-0221. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
Hatch Show Print's Haley Gallery
224 5th Avenue South. 615-577-7711. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
73 Arcade. 615-567-3702. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
58 Arcade. 615-495-1120. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
42 Arcade. 615-416-2537. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
57 Arcade. 615-966-6282. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
The Rymer Gallery
233 5th Avenue North. 615-752-6030. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
61 Arcade. 615-582-2098. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
66 Arcade. 615-498-3320. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Tennessee Art League
219 5th Avenue North. 615-736-5000. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
237 5th Avenue North. 615-255-7816. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
59 Arcade. 615-521-2632. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free. Click here for exhibit information.
77 Arcade. 615-383-4848. 6 pm - 9 pm. Free.
Plus, the Downtown Presbyterian Church (154 5th Ave N) will host music by Nashville in Harmony in the sanctuary and display the "Shower of Stoles" exhibit in the fellowship hall.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 9 AM - NOON
LOCATION: TENNESSEE TOWER $25 REGISTRATION FEE + $100 FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT
Join the 2015 Fight for Air Climb, a unique fundraising event to benefit the American Lung Association. Participants will climb 28 floors in the Tennessee Tower for a total of 686 stairs. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Funds will go toward American Lung Association's lifesaving education, research and advocacy efforts.
Christ Church Cathedral will host a mayoral forum on Sunday, February 8. The forum will begin with candidates' responses to a prompt from the forum steering committee. Candidates will then be asked pre-selected questions submitted by forum attendees. Plus, the candidates will be available for 30 minutes for individual or small group conversation and follow-up. This event is free and open to the public.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, NOON - 3 PM
LOCATION: YAZOO BREWING COMPANY AND TAPROOM $15 GENERAL ADMISSION; $35 ADMISSION AND DRINK PACKAGE
Spend the afternoon sampling chili and find out who makes the best one in Nashville. Want to enter the contest for yourself? Click here to enter. Plus, the event will include live music, children's activities, a pepper eating contest, great Yazoo beer and more. A $35 package is also available including admission and four Yazoo beer tickets.
The Gateway Chamber Orchestra brings to the stage its largest revival yet with Mendelssohn’s masterful "Scottish Symphony." Plus, Mozart’s youthful "Symphony No. 32" will set the stage for the energetic and hypnotic string writing in "Visions and Miracles" by Grammy-nominated American composer Christopher Theofanidis. For a limited time, purchase tickets to this performance and Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents Appalachian Spring on Monday, April 20 for $25. Click here or call 615-712-3683 for tickets.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 9 AM AND 1 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA FREE
Be a part of the audience for CMT's "Hot 20 Countdown." Two segments: 9 am and 1 pm. Attendees are encouraged to arrive one hour before show time. RSVP to come to either segment or both. Attire for this event is "country concert." No sequins, logos, brand names, bright colors (white, pink or yellow) or handbags. Lunch is usually provided for those who stay for both segments. Ages 18 and up. Space is limited. Email to RSVP and for additional details.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 6:15 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE
Samantha Shannon will visit the Nashville Public Library to discuss her latest book, "The Mime Order." This is the follow up to 2013's "The Bone Season." The series follows Paige Mahoney, a 19-year-old with clairvoyant power, set in the future year of 2059 in London. A book signing will follow.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 6 PM
LOCATION: THE ROSEWALL $10
Nashville Fashion Week's Kickoff Party celebrates the launch of Nashville Fashion Week 2015, which will return for its fifth year April 7-11. The kickoff will feature drinks and bites as well as the announcement of the 2014 Nashville Fashion Forward Fund recipient.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11 - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 11 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: THE DISTRICT FREE
Enjoy an unprecedented two days of fan events and musical performances in celebration of the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit launch! On Wednesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 12, Broadway between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue will be tented for Swimville. The event will feature free live music from Moon Taxi, The Weeks, Holly Williams, Will Hoge, Chris Young, Sugar and the Hi-Lows, Rayland Baxter, The Ettes and more. Plus, exhibits, model appearances, and food trucks. Also, Kings of Leon and Mikky Ekko will perform at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on February 11 in association with the event. Due to the overwhelming demand and limited ticket availability, tickets for the show are only available via lottery through Kings of Leon fan channels. Please note: road closures associated with this event. Closures include Broadway from 3rd to 5th Avenues. Closures begin as early as 6 am on Friday, February 5 and end as late as 5 pm on Sunday, February 15. Click here for a complete list of closures with corresponding close and re-open times.