Calendar of Events

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Clayton Center for the Arts: "And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson"

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Category: Theatre

"And They Dance Real Slow In Jackson"
presented by Maryville CollegeTheatre
On Sale Now!
November 3-5, 2016
Comprised of a brilliantly conceived mosaic of interlocking scenes which move back and forth in time, with four performers portraying a varied assortment of children and townspeople, the play captures the moving story of Elizabeth Ann's inexorable descent into isolation due to her life confined to a wheelchair after polio-induced paralysis.
This show contains mature subject matter.

Clayton Center for the Arts: 502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804. Information/tickets: 865-981-8590, www.ClaytonArtsCenter.com

Tennessee Theatre: Straight No Chaser

Category: Music

I'LL HAVE ANOTHER - 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Straight No Chaser is the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense... and with a sense of humor.

At the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. For information/tickets: 865-684-1200, www.tennesseetheatre.com

Breezeway Yoga Studio: Soul of Creativity Art Show & Yoga Event

  • November 3, 2016
  • 4-8 PM

Category: Fundraisers

Event to benefit Cancer Support Community. We are pleased to announce the next Soul of Creativity event on Thursday, November 3rd, 4-8PM in the Knox Plaza breezeway. We were so very grateful to each artist, musician, yoga instructor, and vendor who joined us last November and look forward to seeing you all again this year.

This is a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping by supporting local artists and The Cancer Support Community’s mission to ensure that no one faces cancer alone.

4830 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. http://breezewayyoga.com/

Knox Heritage: 2016 Preservation Awards

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  • November 3, 2016
  • 5 PM

Category: Festivals, special events and History, heritage

Knox Heritage is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Preservation Awards, given annually for outstanding contributions to historic preservation within Knox County. These awards will be presented at the Knox Heritage Preservation Awards Celebration on Thursday evening, November 3rd at the Bijou Theatre. The evening at The Bijou Theatre begins with a reception at 5 p.m. and the awards celebration kicks off at 6:00 p.m.

Awards will be given in the following categories: the City of Knoxville Mayor's Award and the Knox County Mayor's Award; the Greystone Civic Achievement; Media; the "Fantastic Fifteen" awards for compatible new construction, restoration, or continuing maintenance; Volunteer of the Year; Spirit of Kristopher Kendrick Award; and the Ronald B. Childress Memorial Award for Preservationist of the Year.

Knox Heritage preserves, restores and transforms historic places. For everyone. Forever. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1974 and now serves the entire 16-county Knoxville region via the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance. For more information, visit www.knoxheritage.org.

Preservation Pub: Rock'n'Roll Band Cordovas

  • November 3, 2016

Category: Music

The Nashville-based, nationally touring rock 'n' roll band Cordovas (http://www.cordovasband.com)will be playing a show at Preservation Pub in Knoxville on Thursday, November 3.

The Cordovas are Joe Firstman, Lucca Soria, Jon Loyd and Graham Spillman. Out of Nashville, TN, Cordovas' sound is based in harmony, song, and musicianship.

Preservation Pub, 28 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902.
http://scruffycity.com/preservation-pub/

UT School of Art: Artist Lecture with Nick Kline

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Free event and Lecture, discussion, panel

Photographer Nick Kline received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and BFA from the University of the Arts.
In A+A 109.

UT School of Art: 1715 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37996. Information: 865-974-3200, http://art.utk.edu/

UT School of Music: Paul Sanchez; piano

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  • November 3, 2016
  • 8 PM

Category: Free event and Music

Paul Sanchez; piano - Guest Artist recital
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Unless otherwise noted, concerts are FREE and open to the public. The Natalie Haslam Music Center is located at 1741 Volunteer Blvd on the UT campus, and the Alumni Memorial Building is located at 1408 Middle Drive on the UT campus. *For individual or small group performances, please check the web site or call the day of the event for updates or cancellations: 865-974-5678, www.music.utk.edu/events

Marble City Opera: Gallantry and La Divina

Category: Culinary arts, food, Free event and Music

In celebration of Opera Week JOIN Marble City Opera at Saw Works Brewery! Local Favorites will be performing Opera Arias and Ensembles. Free Admission. Saw Works Beer available for purchase.

Saw Works will have a special brew just for MCO that will help us raise funds. Come drink it while you hear some fabulous opera! Rich's Gourmet Franks will also be on site for some tasty options.

Saw Works is located at 708 E Depot, Knoxville, TN 37917. For More information visit our event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1823528021199625/

www.marblecityopera.com

Knoxville Writers Guild: Panel of Writing Professionals

  • November 3, 2016
  • 7:00PM

Category: Lecture, discussion, panel and Literature, reading, writing

The Knoxville Writers' Guild's Nov. 3 meeting will feature a panel of writing professionals to speak and field questions on current freelancing opportunities. They will offer tips on getting work in local and national journalism, magazines, advertising agencies, universities and government.

The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. in Central United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall at 201 E. Third Ave. Attendees should enter off the large parking lot behind the church. A $2 donation is welcome at the door with free and accessible parking available.

The panel members include:
· Sandra Clark, editor and publisher, Shopper News
· Priscilla Henson, publications manager, Oak Ridge National Lab
· Brooks Clark, project manager for alumni communications, The University of Tennessee
· Odette Shults, executive vice president, FMB Advertising

Knoxville Writer’s Guild: Meetings take place at Central United Methodist Church, 201 East Third Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee. The public is invited to attend. A $2 donation is requested at the door. www.knoxvillewritersguild.org

Knoxville Writers Guild: Panel of Experts on Freelance

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Category: Classes, workshops and Literature, reading, writing

The Knoxville Writers’ Guild’s will present a panel of writing professionals to speak and field questions on current freelancing opportunities. They will offer tips on getting work in local and national journalism, magazines, advertising agencies, universities and government. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. in Central United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall at 201 E. Third Ave. Attendees should enter off the large parking lot behind the church. A $2 donation is welcome at the door with free and accessible parking available.

The panel members include:
· Sandra Clark, editor and publisher, Shopper News
· Priscilla Henson, publications manager, Oak Ridge National Lab
· Brooks Clark, project manager for alumni communications, the University of Tennessee
· Odette Shults, executive vice president, FMB Advertising

Sandra Clark has been editor/publisher of Shopper News since buying the paper in 1971. She sold to Scripps in 2005 and has continued to operate the Shopper, now as a member of the USA Today Network. Shopper News publishes eight zoned editions, reaching most homes in Knox County and all homes in Union County.

Brooks Clark was a writer-reporter at Sports Illustrated for 10 years and a senior editor at Whittle Communications for five. His freelance articles have appeared in a wide variety of national and regional publications as Family Life, The Washingtonian, The Washington Post Magazine, Working Mother, Creative Living, US Airways’ Attaché, and the Knoxville Business Journal. Clark taught sports writing at UT's School of Journalism & Electronic Media and is now project manager for alumni communications at UT.

Priscilla Henson joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2006 as the publications manager in the Communications division. She has worked for Science Applications International Corporation, taught literature and writing at UT, and edited manuscripts for publishers such as Random House and Faber & Faber.

Odette Shults helps client partnerships at FMB Advertising far exceed industry averages for longevity. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Carson-Newman College, Shults directed its news and publications department, designing and implementing major constituent relations, recruiting, brand development and fundraising campaigns. At FMB since 1998, Shults serves clients while expertly guiding her client service team.

Info: www.knoxvillewritersguild.org

Art Market Gallery: Works by George Rothery & Jennifer Lindsey and New Members

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

Featuring recent works by painter George Rothery and jewelry designer Jennifer Lindsey. Also featuring the new artists for 2016: Carl Gombert and Amber Anne Pal. An opening reception for the featured artists will begin at 5:30 p.m., November 4, during Downtown Knoxville’s monthly First Friday Art Walk, with complimentary refreshments, and music performed by Em Chitty Turner.

George Rothery is an oil and acrylic painter whose love of the sea inspires his work. Basically “self-taught” his earliest memories of his artistic endeavors were drawings of ships and airplanes. Today he enjoys researching sea lore so he can combine his keen interest in history with his love of the sea. Jenifer Lindsey has been creating designer jewelry for many years. Her glass and crystal creations are a subtle blend of art, style, and function.

Art Market Gallery, 422 S. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902. Hours: Tu-Th & Sa 11-6, Fri 11-9, Su 1-6. Information: 865-525-5265, www.artmarketgallery.net or www.Facebook.com/Art.Market.Gallery

Ijams Hallway Gallery: Ocean Starr Cline

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Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

The whimsical paintings of Ocean Starr come to life through vibrant hues and wonderous scenery. Enjoy her work through the month of November at Ijams.

More events at http://ijams.org/events/. Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920. Hours: Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. The Visitor Center, including exhibits, gift shop, offices and restrooms is open M-Sat 9-5 and Sun 11-5. Information: 865-577-4717, www.ijams.org

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