Calendar of Events

Friday, July 15, 2022

Tri-Star Arts: Aerial by Mary Laube

  • July 15, 2022 — September 3, 2022

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Tri-Star Arts is pleased to announce the next exhibition in their main gallery at the historic Candoro Marble Building. A solo show, Aerial, featuring recent work by artist Mary Laube of Knoxville, Tennessee opens Friday, July 15, 2022 and will run through Saturday, September 3, 2022. This show also features a new music video with the Warp Whistle Project (Mary Laube + Paul Schuette).

A public reception will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 5:00- 8:00 pm (artist in attendance). Laube will participate in a Q&A conversation with Brian R. Jobe (Director, Tri-Star Arts) prior to the reception on Friday, September 2 at 3:30pm in the main gallery.

Mary Laube (born Seoul, Korea, 1985) is Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her MFA (2012) from The University of Iowa, and her BFA (2009) from Illinois State University. Past exhibitions include Ortega y Gasset Projects (NYC), VCU Qatar (Doha), Monaco (St Louis), The Spring Break Art Show (NYC), and Coop Gallery (Nashville). Artist residencies include Yaddo, Wassaic Project, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Stiwdeo Maelor in Corris, Wales. Past publications include Art Maze Mag, Maake Magazine, and New American Paintings. In 2019, Mary received the Contemporary Visual Art Bronze Award from AHL Foundation. She is a co-founder of the Warp Whistle Project, a collaborative duo with composer Paul Schuette. Together, they make work that merges kinetic stage sets with music performance.

Tri-Star Arts at Candoro Marble Building, 4450 Candora Drive, Knoxville, TN 37920. Hours: Tu-Sa 11-5. Information: https://tristararts.org/visit

Handweavers Guild of America: Convergence®

  • July 15, 2022 — July 21, 2022

Category: Classes, workshops, Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts and Lecture, discussion, panel

The Handweavers Guild of America 2022 is bringing their international fiber art biennial conference, Convergence®, to Knoxville July 15-21, 2022, to the Knoxville Convention Center. HGA is an international association created to encourage excellence, inspire creativity, and preserve fiber arts traditions through education and community. They invite weavers, spinners, dyers, basket makers, and all fiber art enthusiasts to join their guild.

Marketplace & Demonstrations
July 15-18, 2022 hours vary
Shop for fiber art supplies and original handcrafted goods while enjoying demonstrations. Exhibitors showcase a wide array of yarns, books, and equipment, including specialty items usually only available online. Demonstrations, lectures and activities will take place on the stage in the Marketplace between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. A Silent Auction is open during Marketplace on the many fiber goodies HGA has collected. All proceeds benefit HGA’s Fiber Trust.

Special Events & Classes
Attend Juror's Talks, Panel discussions, and more: https://weavespindye.org/special-events/
Note: Many classes are offered, but you must be an HGA member.

Admission Fees
A $10 Day Pass, which may be purchased in advance or onsite, grants admission to the Marketplace and the Art Exhibits for the day the pass is purchased. Most Special Events are also included.

Free admission is available to all active and retired military with their military ID and all college students with their current college ID.

The full weekend Convergence® Value Package (CVP) is $235.

Convergence® website
https://weavespindye.org/convergence/

Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre: Anastasia

Category: Music and Virtual

Anastasia - July 15-17 (5 performances)

Inspired by the beloved films, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
https://www.tennesseetheatre.com/broadway-at-the-tennessee/2021-2022-season/

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

Davis Family Y: Crafter & Maker Market

  • July 15, 2022

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts, Free event, Health, wellness and Kids, family

The Davis YMCA and West Knoxville communities are full of talented crafters, makers, and small business owners. Come to our Davis Y Market to shop from local vendors and support your neighbors! Items will include: collectibles, handmade items, jewelry, pet gifts, apparel, prints, and artwork.

• Date & Time: 10am-4pm, the third Friday of each summer month
o July 15th
o August 19th

• Location: Davis Family Y, 12133 S. Northshore Dr. Knoxville, TN 37922
• Payment: Cash or check only to vendors

https://ymcaknoxville.org/

Friday Night at The Concourse: The Fine Colombians: A Steely Dan Tribute

  • July 15, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food and Music

Presented by Bluegill Productions - Friday nights include

July 15 - The Fine Colombians: A Steely Dan Tribute
There's just something about the music of Steely Dan, and The Fine Colombians perform it so well! Rolling Stone magazine called Steely Dan "the perfect musical antiheroes for the Seventies." We're not really sure what that means, but we do know that even to this day, long after they broke up in 1981, the music of Steely Dan remains iconic and instantly recognizable with its blend of jazz, traditional pop, and R&B with cryptic and ironic lyrics. The music is also complex enough to intimidate most bands from attempting to perform it. With a great horn section, the "Babylon Sisters" back up singers, and "Dr. K" on piano and lead vocals, The Fine Colombians are sure to make the night a beautiful thing.

Karen Hardin & Allow Me Catering will be serving food.

Doors open for this event at 5:30PM, and the show begins at 6:30. Tickets are $13.20 in Advance (including service fee) and $15 at the Door. For Advance tickets - concourseknox.com

July 22 - Hurricane Ruth
July 29 - The Streamliners Swing Orchestra
August 5 - Stacy Mitchhart Band
August 12 - "Pardi Gras!" with Roux Du Bayou Cajun Band

www.concourseknox.com

Lenoir City: Movies in the Park

  • July 15, 2022

Category: Film, Free event, Kids, family and Science, nature

Our Movies in the Park series offers a free, outdoor movie night each month beginning in May and running through September. This season's movie themes include family, children and comedies. Pack some snacks, grab a blanket or chair, and come watch a movie with us! All movie ratings are posted with the title. Movies begin at dusk.

Location: Lenoir City Park
6707 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772
https://lenoircitytn.gov/special-events/

Marble City Opera: Pint-Sized Opera

Category: Free event and Music

Summer Fun with Marble City Opera! Mark your calendars for Friday, July 15th and join us from 7-9 pm at Hi-Wire Brewing (2020 Barber St, 37920) for a night of hot tunes and cool brews.

The event is free to attend, just grab your preferred beverage from the bar (your tab, not ours) and let us serenade you to kick off the weekend!

Marble City Opera: 865-226-9756, www.marblecityopera.com

Ancient Lore Village: Movie Night | “Spiderman: Far From Home”

  • July 15, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food, Film and Kids, family

It’s movie night at the Village. That means dinner, popcorn, movie snacks, the BIG screen + audio headphones. Dinner is included with your ticket.

AGENDA:

7:00 pm: Gates Open + View the Village + Cash Bar
7:15 pm: Dinner served
8:00 pm: Movie Begins as close to this time as possible
11:00 pm: Event Ends

Ancient Lore Village, 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920. Information: 865-200-2434, https://ancientlorevillage.com

River & Rail Theatre Company: Auditions for 2022-2023 season

Category: Auditions, Theatre and Virtual

Auditions are Now OPEN for THE LITTLE PRINCE and All of the Shows in River & Rail Theatre Co.'s 2022-2023 Season! https://riverandrailtheatre.com/auditions/

The Little Prince
Written by Rick Cummins & John Scoullar
AUDITION DEADLINE – 07/21/2022
Rehearsals Begin: Aug 15
Performances: Sept 23 – Oct 9

The Wolves
Written by Sarah DeLappe
AUDITION DEADLINE – 10/07/2022
Rehearsals Begin: Oct 21
Performances: Dec 2-18

The Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph’s Baby – Concert Performance
Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer
Rehearsals Begin: Dec 5
Performances: Dec 21-23

The Mountain Top
Written by Katori Hall
Rehearsals Begin: Jan 16
Performances: Feb 17-March 5

White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Written by Nassim Soleimanpour
Rehearsals: N/A
Performances: April 13-23

Fun Home, the musical
Rehearsals Begin: May 1
Performances: June 2-18

UT Downtown Gallery: Small Expressions 2022

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

Small Expressions is an annual juried exhibition produced by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. and showcasing contemporary small-scale works (not to exceed 15 inches in any direction) using fiber techniques in any media. Small in scale but visually compelling, this exhibit features work that speaks to the intricacy of expression, intimacy of design, thoughtful communication, and visual excitement. The artists in this exhibit create a big impact through small pieces.

All UT Downtown Gallery events are free and open to the public. Masking is strongly encouraged. UT Downtown Gallery, 106 S. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902. Hours: W-F 11-6, Sa 10-3. Information: 865-673-0802, https://downtown.utk.edu

Oak Ridge Art Center: The Fabric of Memory

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

Memories are the fabric of our lives. Our experiences are woven together on the warp of time to create a tapestry of meaning: sometimes coming together to form a clear picture in one’s mind; sometimes waiting to be resolved, or unraveling. For some, fabric can hold memories – your grandmother’s quilt, the dress you wore to prom, the baby booties you knit for your first child, even the wine stain on your best tablecloth. Each represents a memory spun into the fabric of one’s life.

Dates: July 9, 2022 – August 19, 2022
Opening Reception: July 9, 2022

Oak Ridge Art Center, 201 Badger Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Hours: Tu-F 9-5, Sa-M 1-4. Information: 865-482-1441, www.oakridgeartcenter.org

Oak Ridge Library: Fiber Arts Display

  • July 9, 2022 — July 31, 2022

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

Featuring Judie Dysart: Books; Cassie Dickson: Linen Processing; Baskets from the collection of Ken and Kathleen Dalton; Appalachian Center for Craft

Opening Reception: July 9, 2022

Exhibition Hours: Mondays – Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike; Oak Ridge, Tennessee
https://weavespindye.org/exhibits-and-awards/

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