Things to do in Knoxville, music and art, this weekend.
Friday, March 4
Present~Continuous, the new music ensemble at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, provides advanced performers with the opportu- nity of performing significant works of the new music repertoire, in ad- dition to music of visiting composers and members of the UNCG community.
8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center – FREE
FIRST FRIDAY: Knoxville Watercolor Society at the Emporium Center
Opening: The Knoxville Watercolor Society’s exhibition is on display March 4-24, 2016 at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville. A public reception will take place on Friday, March 4, from 5:00-9:00 PM to which the public is invited to meet the artists and view their paintings. Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sundays, March 6 & 20, 3:30-6:30 PM.
FIRST FRIDAY: Emporium Center
“Three Views of Reality”, a new exhibition showcasing nearly 50 paintings by Brandon Douglas, Catherine Haverkamp, and Seth Haverkamp. A public reception will take place on Friday, March 4, from 5:00-9:00 PM to which the public is invited to meet the artists and view their paintings. The First Friday reception also features a Jazz Jam Session hosted by Vance Thompson and Friends from 7:00-9:00 PM in the Black Box Theatre. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available.
Saturday, March 5
A benefit to support the Knoxville Mercury, Knoxville History Project, and WDVX
$10 suggested contribution
Bijou Theatre, 1 pm – 8 pm
Sunday, March 6
Faculty recital: David Northington, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op. 126
Franz Schubert: Sonata in B-Flat Major, D. 960
2:30 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center – FREE
UT Symphony Orchestra
Concertos and Classics; featuring 2016 SOM Concerto Competition winners
4:00 p.m. James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.- FREE