Singing just for the glory of it

Harold DuckettArts 865

More than 40 people, from as far away as Saluda, S.C., Carrollton, Ga., Champaign, Ill., and Albuquerque, N.M., as well as Blount, Knox, Jefferson and Sevier counties, gathered at the …

Lou Gross to teach live audio basics workshop

Kelly NorrellArts 865

Ever wish you could engineer live sound for a concert or speaking event?
Jubilee Community Arts (JCA), the nonprofit that runs the Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave., wants to help you …

KSO Aram Demirjian era off to a crisp start

Harold DuckettArts 865

If Thursday night’s opening concert of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s 82nd season was any indication, the Aram Demirjian era as conductor and music director of the KSO is off to …

Appalachian autochthonous music coming

Harold DuckettArts 865

Two autochthonous music events, celebrating our Appalachian mountain heritage will take place over the next couple of weeks.
This weekend, Sept. 23 and 24, will be first annual Wears Valley Singing …

KSO opens season with tribute to Knoxville

Harold DuckettArts 865

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 concert season Thursday and Friday evenings, Sept. 21-22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, with a program called Knoxville Postcards.
“I knew we …

The Vietnam War is hard to watch

Harold DuckettArts 865

It’s been 48 1/2 years since I came home from serving as a medic in the Vietnam War. That’s a long time ago. But it didn’t make it any easier …