Calendar of Events

Friday, March 20, 2020

Foothills Craft Guild: Foothills Artisan Market

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Festivals & special events and Fine Crafts

Foothills Craft Guild's Spring Show
At The Venue at Lenoir City, 7609 Creekwood Park Blvd, Lenoir City, TN 37772
Per Day Adult Tickets: $6 CASH. Available at the door.

Details coming soon! https://www.foothillscraftguild.net

UT Gardens: Winter/Spring Book Club Series

  • March 20, 2020

Category: Literature & readings and Science & nature

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." (Cicero) This book club is for those folks who love plants and books and even books about plants (or nature in general)! At each meeting, we will provide you with lively discussion, a new plant, tea, and snacks; you will provide your own copy of the book.

Time: 1 - 4 pm
Cost per session: $30 member/$45 nonmember
Cost per series: $145 member/$220 nonmember

• March 20 - A Golden Weed by Drew A. Swanson
• April 17 - The Overstory by Richard Powers
• May 15 - A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

UT Gardens, Chapman Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996. Information: 865-974-7151, http://utgardens.tennessee.edu

Knoxville Museum of Art: Alive After Five - Beauford Delaney Tribute

Category: Dance and Music

CANCELLED / POSTPONED

Alive After Five is a unique live music series that takes place in the smoke-free, casually elegant setting of the Ann and Steve Bailey Hall in the Knoxville Museum of Art. There is a live band on stage, seating at tables, two cash bars, food from area restaurants, free freshly popped popcorn, and free parking. Audience members can enjoy listening to music, dancing, and browsing the museum’s art galleries. Admission is $15 for general and $10 for museum members and college students with ID. Ages 17 and under are admitted free.

Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM, Sunday, 1-5PM. Information: 865-525-6101, www.knoxart.org

Knox Pride: 12th Annual Art Out in the City Art Show & Auction

  • March 20, 2020
  • 7 PM

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Festivals & special events and Fundraisers

Knox Pride is excited to be hosting its 12th Annual Art Out in the City Art Show & Auction (Art Out)! This year’s Art Out event will be held at 7 PM at Jackson Terminal in the heart of Knoxville’s Old City.

All guests must be 18+ to enter and 21+ to drink.

Like and follow the Knox Pride Facebook Page for further updates: https://m.facebook.com/knoxpridefest/
213 West Jackson Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902

Knoxville Community Darkroom: Open Studio Hours**

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

6PM-8PM - Stop by and meet artist LuAnne Demeo. Are you working on a project, have questions about the darkroom, or just want to take a free tour? Stop by and see us! We'll be there to answer questions and offer help while you work in the darkroom. We want to work with you to build a better community! It’s a great opportunity to meet face-to-face to get advice or tips to expand your darkroom knowledge.

The Knoxville Community Darkroom, 126 Jennings Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. www.theknoxvillecommunitydarkroom.org

Free Spirit Theatre: The Cemetery Club

Category: Culinary arts and Theatre

Postponed until June 4th -7th, 2020 due to the current situation with the Coronavirus.

Produced by Free Spirit Theatre Company

This play is about three Jewish widows who meet for tea and a visit to the cemetery once a month to pay respects to their husbands. But shouldn't they be moving on? Maybe begin dating again? Their hilarious banter is reminiscent of Steel Magnolias with an ending just as tender. The play is suitable for all ages.

Thu-Sat, dinner is at 6:00 PM and the show is at 7:30 PM. On Sunday, dessert is at 1:00 PM, and the show is at 2:00 PM.

At the Jubilee Event Center located at 6700 Jubilee Center Way, Knoxville, TN 37912. Tickets are available for dinner and the show or the show only at http://www.freespirittheatre.org/tickets.html. For more information contact freespirittheatre@mail.com.

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: A Shift Festival Send-Off

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Category: Music

Aram Demirjian, conductor
University of Tennessee Symphony Brass Ensemble

Don’t miss the chance to celebrate with the KSO before we hit the road for Washington, D.C. to be one of only four orchestras featured in SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras at the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts! Our hometown audience gets a special preview of our D.C. program “Knoxville: Artists at Home,” including Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, a reprisal of Michael Schachter’s Overture to Knoxville (commissioned by the KSO in 2017), Copland’s Suite from The Tender Land, plus festive American classics including “America, the Beautiful” and The Stars and Stripes Forever.

In addition to a Kennedy Center mainstage performance, the KSO will have a community residency in our nation’s capital, implementing our Music & Wellness programs in area hospitals and staging a KSO UnStaged event.

Each concert includes a 30-minute pre-concert chat at 6:30 p.m. with conductor and guest artist, allowing an up-close Q&A session, insights and background to the music. Thursday and Friday evenings at 7:30 PM at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Tickets and information: 865-291-3310, www.knoxvillesymphony.com

Carpetbag Theatre: Spring Break Theatre camp

Category: Classes & workshops, Dance, Kids & family and Music

8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Join us for our Spring Break Theatre camp where your little artists will have the opportunity to work on the various elements of theatre throughout the week, including acting, dance, music, storytelling, improvisation, and so much more!

Registration: http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-5229386/workshop-registration-form

Carpetbag Theatre at Fourth United Presbyterian Church, 1323 N. Broadway Knoxville, TN 37917. Information: 865-544-0447, www.carpetbagtheatre.org

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts: AIR Exhibition—2019-2020 Artists-in-Residence

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

Featuring the works of Eric Cannizzaro, Maggie Connolly, Luke Huling, Jolynn Santiago and Alex Younger

-- Reception: Friday, May 15, 2020, from 6-8 pm, free and open to the public

Sandra J. Blain Galleries, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Gallery hours: M-R 8:30-5, Fri 8:30-4, Saturdays call ahead. Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Information: 865-436-5860, www.arrowmont.org

Appalachian Arts Craft Center: Spring Porch Sale**

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center located in Norris, TN will hold its Spring Porch Sale March 13 - March 27. The Porch Sale held each Spring features work from juried and nonjuried members of the Craft Center. It’s an excellent time to shop for discounted artwork! The Porch Sale provides local artisans the opportunity to replenish their artwork for the remainder of the year.

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center is a nonprofit center with a mission to support arts and crafts in Appalachia through education, sales, and community involvement. The center is located at 2716 Andersonville Highway 61, Clinton, TN, one mile east of I-75 north at Exit 122. For more information, stop by the center, call 865-494-9854, or visit www.appalachianarts.net or Facebook.

Tennessee Stage Company: Amazing Graces

Category: Theatre

CANCELLED

Tennessee Stage Company Presents its 25th Annual NEW PLAY FESTIVAL with a World Premiere Production of Amazing Graces by Lea McMahan

On a weekend trip to the Smokey Mountains, a family comes to realize that the insecurities and petty grievances that have been festering between them for years amount to nothing when confronted with real violence from outside the family.

At Historic Southern Railway Station, 306 W. Depot Avenue
Thursday – Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm
Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm

Tickets are on sale now. Call (865) 546-4280 for tickets & reservations. General Admission is $15. We proudly participate in the Penny4Arts Program! http://www.tennesseestage.com

WDVX: Spring Fund Drive

Category: Festivals & special events, Fundraisers and Music

You can donate right now if you like. Click Here to donate & help keep the music going
https://wdvx.com/event/wdvx-spring-fund-drive/

LISTENER SUPPORTED COMMUNITY RADIO: We promote the cultural heritage of East Tennessee and the Southern Appalachian region with original programs showcasing live radio performance, under represented arts, and emerging and local talent. WDVX broadcasts on 89.9 FM, 102.9 FM in Knoxville and 93.9 FM Seymour/Kodak

Tel: 865-544-1029

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