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Since the teenage girl population beat you out for Justin Beiber tickets, here are the more sophisticated picks for your weekend adventures.
Nashville Originals Restaurant Week – January 14-20
Forty-three local restaurants are participating in this dining out event. Deals include 3-course meals for $20.13 or $30.13 plus wine specials. What a great weekend to be in Nashville! Restaurant Week is so popular you'll want to be sure and book a table in advance. nashvilleoriginals.com
Film at the Frist: The Blue Angel – Friday, January 18, 7 p.m.
This 1930 German film involves a teacher and a songstress in a complicated relationship and demonstrates the movement towards Expressionism in the 1920s. The film is free, but seating is first come, first served. (Frist Center, 919 Broadway, 615-244-3340). fristcenter.org
Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets – Saturday, January 19, 7 p.m.
Hockey is back! Welcome the Preds back to Smashville on opening night and see them square off against their Central Division rival from Columbus. (Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, 615-770-2000). Tickets online at predators.nhl.com
Jazz on the Move: 100 Years of Jimmy Van Heusen – Sunday, January 20, 3 p.m.
Nashville Jazz Workshop presents this lecture and performance celebrating prolific composer and Academy Award winner, Jimmy Van Heusen.(Collins Auditorium, Lipscomb University, 3901 Granny White Pike, 615-966-1000). nashvillejazz.org
Tom Collins Book Signing – Tuesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.
The author of the Mark Rollins adventure stories, Nashvillian Tom Collins will discuss and sign the newest installment, The Claret Murders.(Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pike, 615-953-2243). parnassusbooks.net
Also on Tuesday we're hosting our annual Music in the City showcase at Tin Roof Nashville — lots of great local artists (Edens Edge, Clay Cook, Casey James...) in one place, one night only! Get your tickets now and come party with us.