Articles by: Adrienne Outlaw

Don’t Think Your Toddler Needs A Dentist? Read This.

Don’t Think Your Toddler Needs A Dentist? Read This.

November 27, 2013 at 4:45 am

Imagine taking your two-year-old to the dentist and being told she has one, two, even 4 or more cavities. According to the CDC, oral health in the United States has improved for every age group except 2-5 year olds.

Unfinished Units Transform into Galleries

May 12, 2009 at 1:30 am

Getting attention in this economy and saturated market can be hard—especially when what one wants to sell is contemporary art and high end real estate. A Nashville developer and local art gallery are trying for a competitive edge by combining marketing efforts. They’re doing it by hosting cutting edge art exhibits in unfinished lofts of a new downtown high rise. WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports.

“Quote” Inspires Artwork

February 26, 2009 at 6:32 am

When the band “Quote” tours, they don’t just play music, they put on an art show. WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports on a musical experience for the ears and the eyes. A few years ago in California two friends were playing around with their music. One said to the other, “I’m writing a story about your song.”

“Field Guide” at Vanderbilt University Law School

December 21, 2007 at 11:15 am

Two years ago the Frist Center for the Visual Arts put on an exhibit of new artwork made by up-and-coming, Nashville-based artists. That show sparked the Vanderbilt University Law School to exhibit similar work — art that’s anything but traditional, art that’s edgy, contemporary and relevant to today. The law school’s current show, called “Field Guide,” connects the concerns of four young Tennessee artists, as WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports.

The Doyle & Debbie Show

August 24, 2007 at 3:55 pm

An outlandish, irreverent take on country music and the people who hope to make it to stardom is the longest running original play in the history of the Bongo Java After Hours Theater.

Nolensville Road’s New Mural

August 7, 2007 at 1:21 pm

Drive under the railroad trestle on Nolensville Road near the Nashville Zoo and you’­ll pass a ring tailed lemur, a hyacinth macaw and a 13-foot Bengal tiger.

No, the animals aren’t loose. Nashville muralist Michael Cooper painted them on the support columns as part of a project to celebrate the gateway to the Flatrock Community. WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports on what the mural means for the people who commissioned it. – To see more of Michael Cooper’s work, go to

Senior Thesis Show At Watkins College of Art

May 4, 2007 at 4:21 pm

This weekend starts graduation season for most colleges and universities. While many liberal arts students receive their diplomas mostly through class time and credit hours, graduating art students must take an extra step – create a body of work and publicly exhibit it. Adrienne Outlaw reports on the work of three soon-to-be-graduates and their Senior Thesis Show at Watkins School of Art.

Art and The Arcade

February 26, 2007 at 10:02 pm

Over the past year Nashville’s historic downtown shopping mall has blossomed into a haven of art studios and galleries. WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports on the artist who’s helping The Arcade become a downtown destination, with a clever art exhibit geared to get people to notice what’s new at the mall.

Audrey Flack’s Recording Angel

December 27, 2006 at 2:52 pm

Nashville got a new sculpture earlier this month when internationally renown artist Audrey Flack unveiled her Recording Angel at the Schemerhorn Symphony Center. Standing 14 feet tall in the middle of the community plaza, the Recording Angel bridges worlds of music, as she kindly beckons to her neighbor. WPLN’s Adrienne Outlaw reports.