The Insider for Sep 11-17, 2019

 Arts & Culture Alliance

SEPTEMBER 11-17, 2019
Sent by the Arts & Culture Alliance and representative of the upcoming week’s events at The asterisks ** below indicate a FREE event.
Sep 13-27 “WAIT III” by Donna Headrick Moore and Emily Ward Bivens**
Sep 13-29 Theatre Knoxville Downtown: All in the Timing
Sep 13 – Oct 6 Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Charlotte’s Web
Sep 13 – Oct 9 Fountain City Art Center: Open Show “Red”**
Sep 13 – Oct 18 Knox County Public Library: Movies on Market Square (Fridays)**
Sep 13 – Oct 26 Carson-Newman University: 14th Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition**
Sep 16 – Oct 4 Pellissippi State: Jane Reeves and Jess Courtney Exhibition**
Through Sep 27 C for Courtside: 52 Hertz Whale**
Through Sep 30 Sandy Brown Solo Exhibition: “Skies and Other Flights of Fancy”**
Through Oct 13 East TN Historical Society: The Freedom Engine: East TN Remembers 9/11
Through Oct 15 HoLa Hora Latina: Frutos Latinos exhibition**
Through Sep 13 Pellissippi State: Purchase Award Showcase**
Through Sep 14 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts: Travis Townsend and Felicia Szorad**
Through Sep 15 100th Tennessee Valley Fair
Sep 12-13 Marble City Opera: City of Ashes
Sep 12-15 The Carpetbag Theatre: Red Summer
The Hammer Ensemble presents Light Years: A Journey with Alzheimer’s
Sep 13-14 Museum of Appalachia: Days of the Pioneer Antique Show & Sale
Sep 13-15 Knoxville Film Festival
Wed Sep 11 Tennessee Theatre: Tom Segura
Thu Sep 12 Jubilee Community Arts: The Knoxville Square Dance
Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum: Mysterious Mosses
The Mill and Mine: Drive by Truckers
Professional Photographers of East TN: “The Elements of Nature”
UT Center for Student Engagement: Dear World: Open Photoshoot**
UT Judiac and Middle East Studies: Screening of the Film Jellyfish**
UT Humanities Lecture: Machine Reading in the Digital Age**
Fri Sep 13 Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center: Great Evenings
Knoxville Museum of Art: Alive After Five – The Blair Xperience
Pellissippi State: James Agee Conference**
Domino Ensemble with Will Boyd
Knoxville Film Festival: Dosed
Marek Pienkowski Private Collection presentation**
Mighty Mud: Raku Firing
Sat Sep 14 A1LabArts: World Cyanotype Day Flags
Monroe Area Council for the Arts: Rubiks Groove
WDVX: Kidstuff Live with Bill Crosby and the Pet Snail Band**
Old City Market: Summer Market**
Deep Rest: Restorative Yoga Workshop with Siobhan McAuley
Union County Farmers Market: 2nd Saturday Celebration of the Arts**
WDVX & ORNL Federal Credit Union: Summer Sessions**
Sun Sep 15 Dogwood Arts: Bikes & Blooms: Fall Bicycle Ride**
Marble Springs State Historic Site: Muzzleloader Workshop
Oak Ridge Civic Music Association: Free Family Concert**
Oak Ridge Civic Music Association: The Maestro Mash
Slow Food Tennessee Valley: Twelfth Annual Pesto Festo
Ladies of Charity Knoxville: Art Escapade
Amadeus Chamber Ensemble: Cathedral Concert Series**
Mon Sep 16 McClung Museum: Stroller Tour: A Horse of Course**
UT Creative Writing Series: Etgar Keret**
Tue Sep 17 Bijou Theatre: An Evening with Dweezil Zappa
Blount Mansion: Citizenship Ceremony**
Blount Mansion: Constitution Day Lecture**
Clayton Center for the Arts: Southern Circuit: Same God film
Pellissippi State: Tom Lundberg and the Prime Time Octet**
Imagination Library of Knox County: Seeds of Imagination
Through Sep 22 Clarence Brown Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet
Through Sep 27 The University of Tennessee: The Art of Science**
Tennessee Artists Association Fall Juried Show**
Victoria Phillips: Select Works from “An Abstract Narrative”**
Brian Horais: Twisted Woodturning**
Drawings and paintings by Anthony Donaldson**
Through Sep 28 UT Downtown Gallery: 10 x Relay – Cat’s Cradle**
Through Sep 29 Art Market Gallery: Featuring Dennis Sabo & Johnny Glass**
Ewing Gallery: Angle / Edge / Plane**
Awaken Coffee: Artwork by Michelle Barillaro**
Through Sep 30 First Friday at Rala with Ryan Blair**
Soft/Serration: Current Works by Annie Rochelle and Colleen Thornbrugh**
Maple Hall Mondays with Will Carter (Mondays)**
Through Oct 8 TVUUC Gallery: Art by David Denton and Allen Monsarrat**
Through Oct 30 Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum: Story Thyme (Wednesdays)**
Central Filling Station: Board Games & Brews (Wednesdays)**
Through Nov 10 Knoxville Museum of Art: Whistler & Company: The Etching Revival**
Through Nov 21 New Harvest Farmers’ Market (Thursdays)**
Through Nov 22 BreedArts School of Art and Dance Fall Program
Through Nov 23 Nourish Knoxville: Market Square Farmers’ Market (Wednesdays & Saturdays)**
Through Dec 31 Farragut Museum: Timeless Toys**
Through Jan 20 East Tennessee Historical Society: “It’ll Tickle Yore Innards!”: A (Hillbilly) History of Mountain Dew
Through Mar 2020 Dogwood Arts: Art In Public Places**
Daily Central Cinema Screenings
Ijams Nature Center Events
Knoxville Food Tours
Knoxville History Project Events
Union Ave Books: Upcoming events**
Sundays Lark in the Morn English Country Dancers at the Laurel Theater**
WDVX: Downtown Jam at Blackhorse Brewery (alternate Sundays)**
East Tennessee Bluegrass Association: Jam Sessions**
True Grit Comedy: Brickyard Open Mic Night**
Sun & Tue-Thu Circle Modern Dance & Capoeira Classes
Mondays Knoxville Contra Dancers at the Laurel Theater
The Birdhouse: Walk-in Theater**
Friendlytown Comedy Show
Muse Knoxville: Muse Mondays
Muse Knoxville: Mess Makers
Pilot Light: FRIENDLYTOWN Comedy Show
Roane Choral Society: Rehearsals**
Mon-Sat WDVX: Blue Plate Special**
Tuesdays Einstein Simplified: Comedy Improv**
Spark: Drum Circle**
Spark: Sensory Art
Comedy on Tap at Casual Pint Downtown**
Trollkretsen Scandinavian Dancers at the Laurel Theater**
Vol Tango: Argentine Tango Club Weekly Class & Practica**
Tue & Thu Laban/Bartenieff based Modern Dance Technique with Deborah Whelan
Tue & Fri Muse Knoxville: Knoxville Skies Star Tour
Wednesdays Flamenco Dance Classes – Beginner & Intermediate
Knoxville Swing Dance Association: Weekly Dance at the Laurel Theater
Momentum Dance Lab: Classes
Oak Ridge Folk Dancers**
Open Door Comedy at Scruffy City Hall**
Restorative Yoga with Siobhan McAuley
WDVX: Tennessee Shines
Thursdays K-Town Sound Show Chorus: Open Rehearsals**
WDVX: Six O’clock Swerve
Knoxville Argentine Tango Society: Guided Practica**
Fridays Muse Knoxville: Science and Art à la carte Fridays
WDVX: WordStream**
Fri-Sat Haunted Knoxville Public Ghost Tours
Saturdays Muse Knoxville: Saturday Science Connections
Sat-Sun Muse Knoxville: Tech Time
The asterisks ** indicate a FREE event
Wed Sep 18 Knoxville History Project: Brown Bag series at ETHS
UT School of Music: Paul Lee; piano & Alexander Lapins; tuba
Thu Sep 19 Bijou Theatre: Ruston Kelly
Clayton Center for the Arts: Wynonna & The Big Noise
Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus: A Little Night Music
Knoxville History Project: Third Thursday Parlor Talk at Maple Hall
WDVX: Blue Plate Special in Market Square
Sep 19-20 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night: The Planets
Sep 19-22 Bijou Theatre: Smoky Mountain Burlesque Festival
Fri Sep 20 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center: Fall Concert Series
Ijams Nature Center: Movies Under the Stars: Edward Scissorhands
Knoxville Jazz Orchestra: Live at Lucille’s with Russell Malone Quartet
Knoxville Museum of Art: Alive After Five – Nouveaux Honkies
UT School of Music: Edison Piano Trio
Zoo Knoxville: Brew at the Zoo
Sep 20-22 Monroe Area Council for the Arts: World of Wine
Sep 20-21 Dragonfly Aerial and Circus Arts Studio: Circus After Dark
Sep 20 – Jan 5 McClung Museum: Science in Motion Exhibition
Sat Sep 21 A1LabArts: What is that Red Room: a Big Camera Photogram Class
Jubilee Community Arts: Jeff Barbra, Sarah Pirkle & Griffin Van
Knoxville Children’s Theatre: 2020 Season Design & Stage Management Interest Meeting
McClung Museum: Family Day: Civil Rights, A Seat at the Table
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: Free Admission
UT Arboretum Society: Third Saturday Hike
UT School of Music: UT Bass Day
What is that Red Room: a Big Camera Photogram Class!
Sun Sep 22 Fun with Film Cameras: Point, Process & Print!
Bijou Theatre: Gaelic Storm
Clarence Brown Theatre: Broadway at the Keys
Marble Springs State Historic Site: John Sevier Living History Day
UT School of Music: Symphony Orchestra No. 1
Tue Sep 24 Appalachian Ballet Company: Bluejeans Ballet & Bell-bottoms
Bijou Theatre: Robert Cray
East Tennessee Historical Society: Lecture & Book Signing with Rick Atkinson
McClung Museum: Beyond Sight and Motion discussion
Wed Sep 25 Bijou Theatre: Mountainfilm on Tour
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: The Q Series
Thu Sep 26 Jubilee Community Arts: Beppe Gambetta
Pellissippi State: Knoxville Opera Preview
Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association: Pizza & Stories
UT School of Music: UT Concert Band, Symphonic Band, & Wind Ensemble
Sep 26-27 Tennessee Theatre: Black Jacket Symphony
Fri Sep 27 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center: Fall Concert Series
Knoxville Museum of Art: Alive After Five – Efrat’s Experiment
UT School of Music: Dueling Divas: Jeanette Fonataine, Roza Tulyaganova and Pianist Christy Lee
Sat Sep 28 Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center: Blue Ribbon Country Fair
Ijams Nature Center: Pedal Jam Knox
Johnson City Public Art: Art-Struck Festival
Knoxville Classical Guitar: Carlé Costa
Tennessee Theatre: Travis Tritt
Sep 28-29 HoLa Festival
Oak Ridge Playhouse: Pinocchio
Sun Sep 29 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Transformed
Tennessee Children’s Dance Ensemble: Children in the Arts
Tue Oct 1 Knoxville Jazz Orchestra: Kurt Elling Sings Sinatra, Nat “King” Cole, Duke Ellington and Jon Hendricks
Pellissippi State: Faculty Recital
Tennessee Theatre: Gov’t Mule
UT School of Music: Fall Choral Concert
UT School of Music: Toni Marie Marchioni; oboe & Jacob Coleman; piano
Wed Oct 2 Bijou Theatre: Langhorne Slim and the Lost at Last Band
Knoxville Children’s Theatre: Auditions for Elf, Jr. The Musical
Knoxville Museum of Art: Dine & Discover with Maryville College Professor Emeritus Mark Hall
Oct 2-20 Clarence Brown Theatre: People Where They Are
Thu Oct 3 35th Goodwill Fashion Show & Sale: Lifestyled
Tennessee Theatre: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors: Dragons Tour
Fri Oct 4 Bijou Theatre: Penny & Sparrow
Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center: Fall Concert Series
Ijams Nature Center: Movies Under the Stars: Stephen King’s Misery
UT School of Music: UT Percussion Ensemble with Michael Gould
Oct 4-25 Dogwood Arts: “Pieced” by Nick DeFord and Melissa Everett
Upcoming Exhibitions at the Emporium
Museum of Appalachia: Fall Heritage Fridays
Oct 5 – Nov 30 Oak Ridge Art Center: Open Show 2019
Sun Oct 6 Bijou Theatre: Michael W. Smith: 35 Years of Friends
5th Long Table Dinner Benefit for Knoxville History Project
11th Annual Knoxville Opera Goes to Church
McClung Museum: Family Day: Can You Dig It?
Oak Ridge Civic Music Association: Cuarteto Latinoamericano
UT School of Music: Katie Johnson-Webb; horn, Jeffery Whaley; horn, & Chih-Long Hu; piano
Mon Oct 7 Tennessee Theatre: Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group
Oct 7-9 OneBeat’s Knoxville Residency
Oct 7-25 Pellissippi State: Stacey Heil Exhibition
Tue Oct 8 Tennessee Theatre: Miranda Sings
Oct 9-10 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: William Shaub and Friends: Brandenburg and Beyond
Thu Oct 10 Jubilee Community Arts: The Knoxville Square Dance
McClung Museum: Film Screening: Silents in Motion
Oct 10-27 Zoo Knoxville: BOO! at the Zoo
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