Where Are the Women in Country Music? Watching, Waiting and Ready

It’s 85 degrees out as dusk lowers itself onto downtown Nashville. A breeze slowly wends its way through the crowd, roaming around the hordes of young women in short-shorts, every article of clothing possible covered in fringe, perfectly curled hair rolling down their backs, blindingly white grins open wide as they… » 6/29/15 11:10am 6/29/15 11:10am

Country Music Awards 2008: Big Hair, Sequins, & Nicole Kidman

I might be from the South, but I know jack about country music. Which is why I think I was doubly amused by the Country Music Awards, which took place in Nashville last night: People wore cowboy hats! In earnest! But the happenings were made all the more interesting because 1) Nicole Kidman was there, and 2) a… » 4/15/08 10:30am 4/15/08 10:30am