Auditions ahead for Knoxville’s Got Talent

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Got talent? Then the YMCA of East Tennessee and Knoxville’s Got Talent want to hear from you. They’re teaming for a community-wide talent search that will highlight the gifts of …

Sexuality and sensuality at the KSO

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Last night’s Knoxville Symphony Orchestra concert at the Tennessee Theatre was worth noting for multiple reasons, one of which was, for the first time in my memory, going back more …

Free music for the soul Sunday afternoon

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Three free music events in Knoxville on Sunday are worth absorbing.
At 4 p.m., at the Alumni Auditorium at UT, the University of Tennessee Orchestra will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. …

Barry Spann’s work evolves full circle

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There’s a very interesting exhibition of the paintings by Knoxville-based artist Barry Spann at the District Gallery in Bearden. It’s the first local exhibition in more than a decade.
Those who …

Great Beatles’ doesn’t pop at KSO Pops

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I enjoyed putting in the work preparing for the Knoxville Symphony Pops concert, featuring the Classical Mystery Tour’s 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts …

It takes work to provide all the play at the KSO

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Correction: The Knoxville Symphony is engaged in another busy week. Tonight, at the Tennessee Theatre is the first of this season’s KSO Pops concerts. Next Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 …

The dawn of ‘personal devices’

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Friday and Saturday nights at the Square Room on Market Square, Marble City Opera presented two short works: Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Telephone” and Francis Poulenc’s “La Voix Humaine,” which …