Tis the season for pageants and baubles

Beth KinnaneArts 865

Through Dec. 20, the Knoxville Children’s Theatre presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” based on the popular novel by Barbara Robinson. In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to …

Relaxing in the tall grass

Christopher RobinArts 865

Last week’s image was Sunset Silhouette with the camera exposure set on the brighter background to create a foreground silhouette. This week’s photo is done in a style called High …

Basking in the glow

Christopher RobinArts 865

Exposing a photograph for the brighter background will create silhouettes on underexposed foreground subjects. Here, as the day ends, a young boy is chasing things unknown in the tall grasses …

First Friday this week

Suzanne CadaArts 865

You are cordially invited to celebrate 140 local artists and their new exhibition at First Friday, Dec. 4, from 5-8 p.m. at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, in …

Soft Christmas

Christopher RobinArts 865

A soft opening, in retail terms, is without fanfare. In contrast to a grand opening, it’s a time to prepare, finalize and build a buzz about what’s coming.
The first Christmas …