‘What is a child’s place?’

Kiame BiandudiEast Knox, Our Town Youth

The Carpetbag Theatre’s Homegrown Ambassadors Youth Theatre program is back in full swing with an original production that asks the questions, in today’s climate, “what is a child’s place?”
For generations, …

MLK Week brings community together

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

Yesterday, Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91.
Imagine that: King as a proud father and doting grandfather, swapping stories with old friends at the local coffee shop, bantering with …

Lead, follow, eat cupcakes

Sandra ClarkLet's Talk

What did your kids do over fall break?
Nine youngsters got the chance to shine (and star) in the SuperPower camp youth ensemble of Carpetbag Theatre, held at Belle Morris Elementary …

‘Red Summer’ is this week at the Bijou

Sandra ClarkOur Town Arts

Carpetbag Theatre is marking its 50th anniversary with a series of special productions – the highlight of which is “Red Summer,” scheduled for this week at the Bijou Theatre. “We …

MLK Arts celebration day is Monday

Harold DuckettOur Town Arts

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre and the Celebration Choir, will present “A Night with the Arts; A Celebration Concert” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther …