Something old, something new

Betsy PickleArts 865

Guess who’s turning 110 on Friday?
It’s the Bijou Theatre, and she doesn’t look a day over 80!
The Bijou is turning back time and celebrating the occasion with a Vaudeville Extravaganza …

‘Crimes of the Heart’ is hilariously tragic

Harold DuckettArts 865

There isn’t much about playwright Beth Henley’s 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Crimes of the Heart,” now playing at Flying Anvil Theatre, that should be funny. But it is often hilarious.
The …

Guitarist An Tran charms with gorgeous playing

Harold DuckettArts 865

An Tran, the young Vietnamese guitar virtuoso, played an exhilarating program of music at the Knoxville Guitar Society this past Saturday night.
His program ranged from the 20th-century Spanish composer Joaquin …