First Friday brings new art, new play

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

We’re about to hit the second First Friday of 2020 already. Where has the year gone?!
As always, the heart of Knoxville’s First Friday is the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay …

‘Harvey’ on Broadway

Sandra ClarkOur Town Arts

Tennessee Stage Company will present Mary Chase’s classic comedy “Harvey” as a 30th anniversary benefit. The production will run Nov. 8-24 at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts, 706 N. Broadway, …

Variety rules the ET roost

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

One of the things that makes our cultural scene so great is that so much of what’s available is homegrown. Some upcoming events make that irrefutable. Here are a few …

First Friday overflowing with options

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

August’s First Friday promises so many options, it’s going to be hard to plan your evening. Music, theatre, visual arts – pick your pleasure, but don’t be afraid to mix …

It’s Shakespeare time in Tennessee!

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

It’s a weekend of firsts and lasts on the local theater scene.
Tonight launches the Tennessee Stage Company’s 29th season of Shakespeare on the Square with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The …

A musical call for climate action

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

If you were around 37 years ago, you might have spent your summer soaking in the technological and multinational culture of the 1982 World’s Fair. Also known as the Knoxville …

Shakespeare, Bowie and Ada Vox – oh my!

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

Everything you always wanted to know about “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” but were afraid to ask is yours for the listening this Saturday, June 15, in “Shakesology.”
The 2 p.m. program …