Weekly Arts Calendar
October 22 – October 29


The weekly arts calendar is published each Sunday for the coming week. Although Arts Knoxville will consider submitted arts and music events, inclusion is solely at the editor’s discretion. To be considered, the submissions must be received at least one week prior to the Sunday on which it is published using the contact form on the site.


Ongoing Exhibitions

Knoxville Museum of Art — American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony
August 11-November 12, 2017
http://knoxart.org
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 1-5pm
1050 Worlds Fair Park Drive

Emporium Center – Exhibitions Opening on October 6, 2017
Tennessee Artists Association: The Fall Juried Show: 43rd Fall Art Exhibition in the lower gallery
• The Arrowmont Experience in the Balcony gallery
• Synthia Clark: Anthropomorphize in the display case
• Richard Jansen: Painting with Light on the North Wall
• Melanie Fetterolf: The Love of Nature in the Atrium
The exhibitions are open at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville. Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Arts & Culture Alliance at (865) 523-7543, or visit the Web site at www.knoxalliance.com.


Sunday, October 22

The Public Cinema: Spettacolo
Spettacolo (Documentary, 2017)
Once upon a time, villagers in a tiny hill town in Tuscany came up with a remarkable way to confront their issues: they turned their lives into a play. Every summer, their piazza became their stage and residents of all ages played a part – the role of themselves. — IMDB.com
2:00 PM, Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World’s Fair Park Drive
FREE

Knoxville Horror Film Festival (KHFF), Through Sunday, October 22
The Knoxville Horror Film Festival returns to Regal Downtown West Cinema 8 for its ninth year with an eclectic, electrifying lineup of classic and independent feature films
Regal Downtown West Cinema 8
Tickets and Information

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
2:00 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

The Mousetrap – Theatre Knoxville Downtown
319 N. Gay Street
3:00 PM, runs through October 29, 2017
Tickets and Information

Fat Pig by Neil LaBute – Tiger Lily Theatre
2:00 PM, Modern Studio, 109 W. Anderson Avenue

UT Symphony Orchestra
James Fellenbaum, conductor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10
4:00 PM, James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg., UT Campus
FREE

Knoxville Opera Goes To Church
The 9th annual concert will feature the Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir and local soloists together with Knoxville Opera artists in a presentation of gospel, spirituals, and opera highlights.
5:00 p.m., Overcoming Believers Church, 120 S. Bell Street
FREE

Inversion Vocal Ensemble
Comprised of classically trained students and alumni of Tennessee State University, Oakwood University, Morgan State University, Vanderbilt University, Morehouse College, and Westminster Choir College, Inversion performs classical, contemporary gospel, jazz standards, and inspirational music
6:30 PM, St. John’s Cathedral, 413 Cumberland Avenue, Downtown Knoxville
FREE (Parking on street, limited parking in lot behind Cathedral) 

Monday, October 23

UT’s Writers in the Library Series: Stanley Plumly
Plumly’s most recent collection of poems, Orphan Hours, was published by W. W. Norton in 2012. His latest nonfiction work, The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb, was released from Norton in October of 2014. Plumly has taught at Princeton, Columbia, the University of Iowa, and the University of Michigan, among other places. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Maryland.
7:00 PM, Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library
FREE

UT Cinema Club: The Fall (2006, Dir: Tarsem Singh)
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
7:00 PM, Art + Architecture Building, 1715 Volunteer Blvd, UT Campus
FREE

Malinda Haslett, soprano—UT School of Music Guest Artist Recital
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

NoKno Cinematheque: Session 9 (2001,Horror / Mystery)
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
7:30 PM Doors, 8:00 PM Film begins, 923 N. Central Street
FREE

Tuesday, October 24

WDVX Blue Plate Special: The Groove Orient
Noon, Visitor Center Downtown, Free

Blind Pilot with Charlie Cunningham
Blind Pilot’s ’And Then Like Lions’ on ATO Records is the third LP from the Portland, Oregon-based sextet consisting of frontman Israel Nebeker, fellow founding member Ryan Dobrowski, Luke Ydstie, Kati Claborn, Ian Krist and Dave Jorgensen.
8:00 PM, Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
Tickets and Information

Wednesday, October 25

The Public Cinema: Kékszakállú
Kékszakállú is the first narrative film by Argentinian filmmaker Gastón Solnicki.
7:00 PM, The Pilot Light, Information
FREE 

Vijon Duo, UT School of Music Guest Artist Recital
Faculty and guest artist recital; Victor Chavez, Jr. and Joong Han perform their Carnegie Hall recital program featuring works by Prokofiev, Jung, Beethoven, Scriabin, and Yedidia.
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
7:30 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

Thursday, October 26

Third Eye Blind
8:00 PM, Tennessee Theatre, 604 S.  Gay Street
Tickets and Information

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
7:30 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

The Mousetrap – Theatre Knoxville Downtown
319 N. Gay Street
8:00 PM, runs through October 29, 2017
Tickets and Information

David Starkweather, cello: UT School of Music Guest Artist Recital
J.S. Bach:Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012
Zoltán Kodály: Sonata in B Minor, Op. 8
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, October 27

Knoxville Opera: 40th Anniversary Gala Concert
Maestro Brian Salesky leads soprano Rochelle Bard, soprano Catherine Daniel, and baritone Scott Bearden, and an ensemble of singers and orchestra in works by Mozart, Donizetti, Bizet, Bellini, Wagner, et al.
7:30 PM, Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street, Downtown
Tickets and Information

Clarence Brown Theatre, Lab Theatre: Blue Window by Craig Lucas
Opening Night, runs through November 12, 2017 (check schedule for availability)
7:30 PM, Clarence Brown Theatre Lab Theatre
Tickets and Information

Knoxville Children’s Theatre: The Crucible
Opening Night, runs through November 12, 2017 (check schedule for dates/times)
7:00 PM, Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 109 E. Churchwell Avenue off Central
Tickets and Information

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
7:30 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

The Mousetrap – Theatre Knoxville Downtown
319 N. Gay Street
8:00 PM Opening Night, runs through October 29, 2017
Tickets and Information

Saturday, October 28

Clarence Brown Theatre, Lab Theatre: Blue Window by Craig Lucas
Runs through November 12, 2017 (check schedule for availability)
7:30 PM, Clarence Brown Theatre Lab Theatre
Tickets and Information

Knoxville Children’s Theatre: The Crucible
Runs through November 12, 2017 (check schedule for dates/times)
1:00 PM, Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 109 E. Churchwell Avenue off Central
Tickets and Information

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
7:30 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

The Mousetrap – Theatre Knoxville Downtown
319 N. Gay Street
8:00 PM, runs through October 29, 2017
Tickets and Information

Sunday, October 29

Knoxville Children’s Theatre: The Crucible
Runs through November 12, 2017 (check schedule for dates/times)
3:00 PM, Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 109 E. Churchwell Avenue off Central
Tickets and Information

The Love Talker – Flying Anvil Theatre
2:00 PM, runs through November 5, 2017
1300 Rocky Hill Road
Tickets and Information

The Mousetrap – Theatre Knoxville Downtown
Final performance
3:00 PM, TKD, 319 N. Gay Street
Tickets and Information

A Ghostly Evening at the Bijou Featuring Ghost Tours + a screening of Ghostbusters
7:00 PM, Bijou Theatre
Tickets and Information

 


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