KSO season opener shows promise

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

With the rehearsals and 17-performance run of Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” just finished
at Clarence Brown Theatre, in the CBT and Knoxville Symphony’s stunning joint production, KSO music
director and conductor Aram Demirjian …

Educators shine in chamber performance

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

The life of a professional classical musician, on the road year-round pursuing a performance career, can be daunting, to say nothing about the hassles of  living out of luggage for …

‘Candide’ is rousing good time

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

There are as many unseen stars off-stage as there are in front of the lights in Clarence Brown Theatre/Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s sumptuous production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide,” produced in celebration …

Writer pays tribute to Stan Brock

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

Stan Brock, legendary founder and president of Remote Area Medical and early television host of “Wild Kingdom,” died Aug. 29 at RAM headquarters in Rockford at the age of 82. …

Photography show finds the spirit

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

The gallery at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church currently features the work of photographers Althea Murphy-Price and Gary Heatherly.
Their work raises interesting questions about when are photographs art.
Greek philosopher Aristotle …

Free family concert in Oak Ridge

Sandra ClarkArts 865, Feature

Spectra Tech Inc. is sponsoring a free family concert featuring the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra to open the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association’s 74th season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Oak …