A Big Weekend for Knoxville

Not particularly by design, there are those weekends in Knoxville when multiple diverse arts events converge on the same time period. This weekend, April 21-23, is one of those biggies. Music, theatre, and street fair festivals offer more opportunities for entertainment and enlightenment than a normal human being can absorb. But, do your best. Friday,…

March 31: Current and Upcoming Theatre in Knoxville

Productions Opening Top Girls by Caryl Churchill Clarence Brown Theatre – Lab Theatre (UT Campus) March 29 – April 16 (7:30 PM except for April 9 matinee at 2 PM) In a world of the “Supermom” and a shattering glass ceiling, this feminist play considers the conflicts that come with the pursuit of success and the desire…

Review in Brief: The Final “Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends”

After last weekend’s stellar final Masterworks concert appearance by outgoing concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz performing the Brahms Violin Concerto (see the review in the Knoxville Mercury), this week’s final Concertmaster Series events (“Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends”) may have seemed a bit anticlimactic to many. Oddly, though, just the opposite was true. The event at the Knoxville Museum of…