Belcout Theater and Jacksons Bar and Bistro

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Is it just me or do a lot of Nashvillians tend to frequent the restuarants and shops in the same area that they live?  If you live in Germantown (Downtown), you tend to stay in the Germantown area, or maybe the Gulch.  If you live in Melrose (South Nashville),  you tend to frequent the area, 12 South, Melrose, etc.  I noticed this about myself and made a mental note to make a conscious effort to venture “out” to the other sides of town.  This particular weekend I fell into Jacksons off of 21st ave for brunch.   The location just so happens to tie into a blog post that I started last year, about historic Belcourt Theater.

I have never been to visit Belcourt Theater but I have heard of it and am aware of its location in the 21st avenue area. Its a non profit “cultural institution presenting the best of independent, documentary, world, repertory and classic cinema.” It’s located in Hillsboro Village off of 21st. It’s not your typical movie theater, as its mainly shows independent films. For example, Spike Lee’s movie Chiraq was being shown at Belcourt theater prior to the theater closing for renovations.

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