Chad Young

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

Hawaiian BBQ Pizza

Ingredients: 1 can Pillsbury refrigerated thin pizza crust 1/2 cup barbeque sauce 1 cup cooked cubed chicken 1 cup cooked ham 1 (8 oz) can pineapple tidbits, drained 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 cups shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend Directions: Heat oven to 400. Spray or grease 15×10-inch or larger dark or nonstick… Read more »

Theater Review: Sister Act

Sister Act the Musical (March 11 – 16; Ages 10 and older) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • Showtimes: Tue – Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $30 – $85 An absolute heavenly musical with a lot of soul is… Read more »

Blue Cheese Burgers

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Ketchup 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 pound lean ground beef 4  hamburger buns split and toasted Directions: • Combine ketchup, blue cheese, onion and Worcestershire sauce. • Lightly mix 1/4 up of the sauce with meat; shape into four patties. • Grill… Read more »

Great Book for Kids

The Chicken Soup for the Soul book series has long been popular, and there’s now a new one geared toward kids ages 7 – 13. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing; $14.95). A slew of authors contribute to this uplifting read — including Kevin Sorbo (of… Read more »

Turkey Bolognese with Spaghetti Squash

Ingredients 3 bacon slices, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced small 1 large carrot, diced small 2 small celery stalks, diced small 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound ground turkey breast or chicken breast 2 cups crushed tomatoes (from a 28-ounce can) Red-pepper flakes (optional) Coarse salt… Read more »

Easy Fettuccine Alfredo

INGREDIENTS 1 box (24 ounces) dry fettuccine pasta 1 cup butter 1 pint heavy cream 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup grated Romano cheese 1 dash garlic salt 1 dash dried basil salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccine and cook to… Read more »

Creamy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Ingredients 1 whole Cut Up Fryer Chicken 1 stick 1/2 Cup Butter 16 ounces, weight White Mushrooms, Sliced 1/4 cup Dry White Wine Kosher Salt And Pepper 1/4 cup Flour 2 cups Chicken Broth (reserved From Chicken Or Canned) 1-1/2 cup Whole Milk 1/4 cup (additional) Dry White Wine 1 cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese… Read more »

CASA Seeks Volunteers

You can help local kids in troubled situations by becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).

Summer Studio for Young Artists

O’More College of Design hosts a Summer Studio for Young Artists program for students (grades 1 – 12) in June and July.

Special Kids Race

Participate in the Special Kids Race on Saturday, March 22 to raise funds for the nonprofit serving special needs children in Middle Tennessee.