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Legacy Theatre hosts Zion Dance Company in their production of #KWYA and You Are Special, July 15 & 16, 2016

Legacy Theatre hosts Zion Dance Company in their production of #KWYA and You Are Special, July 15 & 16, 2016

Legacy Theatre is excited to once again host Zion Dance Company in their production of #KWYA and You Are Special. Zion is an exciting and skilled company of dancers that have encouraged and inspired all ages in their performances. #KWYA (Know Who You Are) is a work designed to challenge the way we think about [...]

TNEDC Approves Grant for “Million Dollar Quartet” Production

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that the department approved a grant of up to $4.3 million for the CMT series “Million Dollar Quartet,” (working title) the untold true story of record producer Sam Phillips and his ground breaking studio, Sun Records. Production is set to begin in Memphis [...]

Clarence Brown Theatre Announces Canine Casting Call for “Of Mice and Men”

Do you have a pooch that is a natural performer?  The Clarence Brown Theatre is currently casting for “Candy’s dog” to appear in the upcoming production of “Of Mice and Men” which runs September 30 – October 18, 2015. In the world “Of Mice and Men,” Candy’s dog represents the fate awaiting anyone who has outlived [...]

Dumplin Valley Farm Concerts Wraps Up Season This Saturday With Grits & The Benny Wilson Band

Dumplin Valley Farm Concerts Wraps Up Season This Saturday With Grits & The Benny Wilson Band

The 2015 Dumplin Valley Farm Concert Series wraps up Saturday August 8th featuring two of the region’s best bands: GRITS to open with The Benny Wilson Band headlining. Benny Wilson, from Johnson City, is a fan favorite at Bristol Motor Speedway Miller Lite Rockin’ and Racin’ Series where has been performing for the past 10 [...]

Dumplin Valley Farm Concerts Ready To Rock This Saturday

Dumplin Valley Farm Concerts Ready To Rock This Saturday

July 11, 2015 will mark the 3rd in the Summer series of Dumplin Valley Farm Concerts.  This Saturday’s lineup is Grits and Pop Seals & Open Range Band.  The gates open at 6:30 and concert starts at 7:30.  Come out and bring a chair, a cooler, a date, or just an appreciation for some great [...]

Country Legend John Conlee to Perform in Newport, TN

Country Legend John Conlee to Perform in Newport, TN

Country legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will be performing  on Saturday, July 25 at Cocke County High School, Newport, TN. During John Conlee’s 35 year career in Country Music, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as: “Rose Colored Glasses” (John’s signature [...]

New Market Songwriter’s ‘Coal Train’ Attracts National Attention

New Market Songwriter’s ‘Coal Train’ Attracts National Attention

When Scott Arnold of New Market, Tennessee, saw 12-year-old Kaitlyn Baker perform at a festival in Virginia eight years ago, he never imagined that one day he would write a song with her that would be recognized by the Academy of Country Music (ACM). However, that is precisely what has happened with “Coal Train,” a [...]

NTG presents 25th anniversary production of Steel Magnolias

NTG presents 25th anniversary production of Steel Magnolias

The Newport Theatre Guild will be presenting its 25th anniversary production of Harling’s Steel Magnolias at the Smoky Mountain Country Club in Newport. Performances will take place at 7:00pm on the evenings of April 24th and 25th, as well as May 1st and 2nd. There will also be a matinee performance on May 3rd at [...]

Tennessee State Trooper Arrests Hip-Hop Artist “Nelly” in Putnam County

Tennessee State Trooper Arrests Hip-Hop Artist “Nelly” in Putnam County

A Tennessee state trooper arrested internationally known hip-hop artist “Nelly” on felony drug charges in Putnam County on Saturday morning. Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was charged with felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. At approximately 9:20 a.m. on Saturday, Trooper Michael Loftis stopped a Prevost [...]

Knoxville Opera Presents Bizet’s Carmen on Valentine’s Weekend

Knoxville Opera proudly presents two exclusive performances of Bizet’s Carmen on Friday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the city’s hallmark Tennessee Theatre. Maestro Brian Salesky will host a special opera preview session 45 minutes prior to each performance. Carmen, recognized for its Spanish-inspired plot of passion, features [...]

Romance, Mischief, and Magic Come to the Clarence Brown Theatre with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The course of love definitely does NOT run smooth when William Shakespeare’s family-friendly comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” plays on the Clarence Brown Theatre Mainstage February 19 through March 8, 2015. An Open Captioned performance will take place on Sunday, February 22 at 2:00 pm. A special “Behind the Scenes” discussion about how the design [...]

WSCC Invites Public To Performances of “Walk, Don’t Ride” in Celebration of Black History Month

WSCC Invites Public To Performances of “Walk, Don’t Ride” in Celebration of Black History Month

Walters State Community College invites the public to performances of “Walk, Don’t Ride” by the acclaimed Word Players. Performances are: •Feb. 5, Claiborne County Campus Auditorium, 3:30 p.m. •Feb. 12, Sevier County Campus CAPE 104, 6:15 p.m. •Feb. 19, Morristown Campus International Lyceum, 6:15 p.m. •Feb. 24, Greeneville/Greene County Campus Room 100, 1:30 p.m. “Walk, [...]

Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference To Feature ETSU Old Time Pride Band, Appalatin

Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference To Feature ETSU Old Time Pride Band, Appalatin

In Appalachia, music has always brought families together, passed down history and provided communion with the sacred. And music plays a staring role at Walters State’s Mildred Haun Conference, Feb. 6-7. In addition to the ETSU Old Time Pride Band and a closing jam session, the conference is proud to sponsor the local debut of [...]

WSCC Sevier County Campus Auditions “The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”

WSCC Sevier County Campus Auditions “The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”

Walters State’s Sevier County Campus will present “The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee” as its spring music and theatre production. Amber Williamson, instructor of music, is directing the play. Auditions are open to both students and members of the community. This one-act musical comedy follows four quirky teens participating in an equally quirky spelling [...]

WSCC Auditions for Spring Production of “Macbeth”

WSCC Auditions for Spring Production of “Macbeth”

Walters State’s Department of Music and Theatre will hold auditions for the spring production of “Macbeth” Jan. 26-27 at 6 p.m. in the theatre of the Judge William H. Inman Humanities Complex on the Morristown campus. Auditions are open to both community members and students. “Macbeth” is considered one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most powerful [...]

WSCC Spring Semester Community Chorale Rehearsals Start January 20th, 2015

WSCC Spring Semester Community Chorale Rehearsals Start January 20th, 2015

The Community Chorale, sponsored jointly by Walters State Community College and Encore Theatrical Company, will begin spring semester rehearsals at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday. Dr. Vaughn Cardona directs the group . This semester, the group will be preparing a diverse concert [...]

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