Auribus Teneo Lupum, esq.

Auribus Teneo Lupum, esq. is the steampunk personae and trade name of an MTSU lecturer who otherwise prefers to remain anonymous. Lupum creates one-of-a-kind walking sticks and other unique wood items.

Pictured here are “walker’s companions” (cherry, elm, and poplar),


and below, walking sticks (poplar).


And finally, a cane. (poplar shaft w/ olive wood handle)

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“Most of the items I make are per request, but I sometimes turn or carve an item for general sale. Keep an eye out at local art/craft events – you never know where I might turn up!”

“Nostalgia” by Two Piece Dalmatian

MTSU student Bronson Mahrt is the writer, bass player, and singer for Two Piece Dalmatian. As reviewed for an Oklahoma festival appearance, “Two Piece Dalmatian is an OKC native psych-pop band. Their debut single, ‘Trippin’ On Her,’ was released November 17th, 2016. Their second single, ‘Nostalgia,’ featuring Ellerie West, was released July 28th, 2017. Stylistically, the group creates a sonic experience that fuses the rhythm based grooves of Hip-Hop and R&B with the cosmic and shimmering tones of both modern and classic psychedelia. The group is best showcased at a high energy venue. The overall aesthetic of a Two Piece Dalmatian show is one of glam and revelry. The group is best known for highly interactive and engaging shows that have been known to include a variety of exciting acts of showmanship. Fans generally expect to witness frontman Bronson Mahrt perform a variety eccentric stunts that range stage climbing to eating a handful of lit cigarettes. Two Piece Dalmatian is an excellent band to catch for those who are looking for a high energy pop group that certainly likes to get weird.” You can keep up with the on Instagram and Twitter–@2piecedalmatian–or check out their Facebook page.