Perfect picks for under the tree

Betsy PickleArts 865

People have been complaining about this year’s encroachment of Christmas-shopping propaganda for a while now. Yes, Labor Day is too early for stores to launch displays of red and green. …


Christopher RobinArts 865

Charleston is a place guaranteed to warm my bones, feed my belly and fuel my soul. It is rich in art subjects too. Last spring, I needed all of this …

It’s international culture week at Pellissippi

Lesli Bales-SherrodArts 865, West Knox

Pellissippi State Community College will mark International Education Week with five days of activities on its Hardin Valley Campus, culminating with an International Culture Festival hosted by the college’s international …

Flying Anvil goes naughty on ‘Scrooge’

Sandra ClarkArts 865, West Knox

Bah, Humbug, y’all. Flying Anvil Theatre is presenting “Scrooge in Rouge” Nov. 20 to Dec. 22. Here’s what the Anvil presser says:
What the Dickens? A Christmas Carol like you’ve never seen …

Get away from that screen!

Betsy PickleArts 865

According to the Hallmark calendar, sappy-movie season is already in full swing. Fortunately, there are numerous area events offering live performances free of schmaltz.
His show isn’t till next year, but …

Chris shares his trip to Max Patch Bald

Christopher RobinArts 865

Each year Mother Nature throws a party of color in the Appalachian Mountains. We all receive an invitation to attend. Finding fall color may be as simple as a walk …

‘Harvey’ on Broadway

Sandra ClarkArts 865

Tennessee Stage Company will present Mary Chase’s classic comedy “Harvey” as a 30th anniversary benefit. The production will run Nov. 8-24 at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts, 706 N. Broadway, …

Have a scary good time this weekend

Betsy PickleArts 865

Halloween, the Day of the Dead and First Friday are turning this into a very special weekend. You might call it frightfully beautiful.
If you like ghost stories, head out to …