Chad Young

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

Snack Attack?

Next time your family has the urge to snack and you loved popcorn, look no further than G.H. Cretors Popped Corn. From the family whose great grandfather created the commercial popcorn machine in 1885 comes a delicious array of gourmet popcorn made from all-natural ingredients that are totally free from genetically modified organisms. Five delicious… Read more »

Theater Review: Big River

Studio Tenn presents: Big River (Feb. 21 – March 3; Ages 8 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2075 • Show times: Thu – Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $47.50 – $57.50 The adventures of vagabond child Huckleberry Finn come to life on The… Read more »

Theater Review: Cabaret

Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: Cabaret (Feb. 16 – March 16; Ages 16 and older) TPAC’s Johnson Theater 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • Show times: Tue – Thu 6:30 p.m., Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $45 Out of the gate and with fair warning, Cabaret is not a show for… Read more »

Music Review: The Chieftains

Nashville Symphony Bank of America Pops Series: The Chieftains (Feb 21 – 23; All ages) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • Showtimes: Thu 7 p.m., Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $44 – $129 Sometimes there really aren’t succinct enough words to fully describe a truly outstanding night of music that… Read more »

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Ummm… What’s NOT to like here? The elaborate home of our multiple Grammy-winning Nashville Symphony is such an exquisite place. And no doubt it plays a big part in all the buzz about what a hot spot Nashville is right now. If you aren’t taking your kids to the Schermerhorn to experience such lush and… Read more »


This major cool app is the perfect way to send postcards to extended family members, especially your kids’ grandparents! Snap a pic with your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and turn that photo into a high quality, glossy postcard. Type in a greeting for the backside and the name and mailing address for the recipient… Read more »

Music Review: Harmonic Convergence

Nashville Symphony SunTrust Classical Series: Harmonic Convergence (Feb. 7 – 9) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • Thu 7 p.m., Fri – Sat 8 p.m. $28 – $115 An absolutely spellbinding evening of music fills the concert hall at the Schermerhorn with the Nashville Symphony’s dynamic production of Harmonic Convergence. Opening… Read more »

Easy Swaddle

Swaddling your bundle of joy is a snap with the new Easy Swaddle from aden + anais. Made of 100 percent soft cotton muslin and snaps, securing Baby takes for simple steps.  Available in eight stylish patterns for boys and girls, Baby will enjoy a comfy night’s sleep for sure. Easy Swaddle $24.95

Stuffed Hamburgers

Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef 1 1/2 teaspoons your favorite seasoning salt 3 ounces cream cheese 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish Directions: 1 Mix seasoned salt into ground beef. 2 Separate beef into four parts. 3 Take one fourth of the beef mixture and split in half. 4 Flatten each one… Read more »

Chili Cheese Dog Casserole

Ingredients 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix 1 cup chopped green pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 package (1 pound) hot dogs, halved lengthwise and cut into bite-size pieces 1 can (15 ounces) chili with beans 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon… Read more »