March First Friday: A Few Hints

Disclaimer: I make no claim that this is anything approaching a complete list of the many events that spring up on Knoxville’s First Friday. But, these recommendations may whet your appetite for more or remind you of an event you’ve forgotten. Use the contact form here to let me know of something I may be missing in the categories of music, theatre, or visual art.

CBT’s ‘The Busy Body’ – The Force of Necessity

Not entirely by accident, I recently stumbled upon an 1808 printing of Susanna Centlivre’s The Busy Body (1709) in a volume drawn from productions of that play by the Drury Lane and Covent Garden Theatres. The printing, coming roughly 100 years after the play was first produced in 1709, drew me in with scholarly fascination.

Theatre Knoxville Downtown: ‘Clybourne Park’ – Feb 17-Mar 5

When awards are handed out for cultural perseverance, Theatre Knoxville Downtown will undoubtedly be one of the first called to the stage to receive acclaim for their tenacity and longevity. According to their website- Theatre Knoxville was chartered in March 1976 as part of a downtown development program. It was felt that a community theatre…

Performances To Catch: Dec. 12-18

The 2016 Holiday season is in full swing and so are performances by major arts organizations in Knoxville. Check out the City of Knoxville’s site for ongoing events and installations. Continuing Performances: The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: An Original Folk Musical River & Rail Theatre Company Wednesday, December 14, thru Saturday, December…

Performances To Catch: Nov. 28-Dec 4

The Holiday season is well under way and there are some intriguing and essential performances to catch. Continuing performances Clarence Brown Theatre’s A Christmas Carol Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 – Sunday, Dec 11, 2016 at Clarence Brown Theatre Tickets Thursday, December 1 Knoxville Chamber Chorale — “Christmas with the Knoxville Chamber Chorale” 7:00 P.M. at St. John’s…