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The Inspiring Classic “A Raisin in the Sun”

The Inspiring Classic “A Raisin in the Sun”

The Clarence Brown Theatre will bring to life Lorraine Hansberry’s inspiring classic story about a working class African American family struggling to make it in 1950s America February 21 – March 10, 2013 on the main stage. Directed by African American theatre icon, Woodie King, Jr., the production will feature actors Lonette McKee and Jaymes [...]

Locals Love It Live In Dandridge

Locals Love It Live In Dandridge

Folks looking for a break from the icy weather came out Friday night for the First Friday event at Dandridge Pizza and More. Local favorite band Grits played to a packed room and wowed the crowd with their combination of tunes that included little something for any music lover. The First Friday event is a [...]

Turning Hopes Into Homes

Turning Hopes Into Homes

The Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity presented Turning Hope into Homes, A night of gospel with The Kingdom Heirs and Special Guest, The Foundations. The concert was held on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Dandridge. The concert proceeds went to benefit the Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity. The charity has [...]

Carol Mayo Jenkins Honored by the Clarence Brown Theatre Advisory Board

Carol Mayo Jenkins Honored by the Clarence Brown Theatre Advisory Board

Carol Mayo Jenkins, a native of Knoxville and a renowned actor internationally, will be awarded the Clarence Brown Theatre Society Achievement Award at this year’s Gala event, Sunday, Feb. 24, the night of the Oscars. Knoxville actor David Keith, who was honored with the first such award, will present the award. “We couldn’t be more [...]

Passion. Rage. Blood. What do you see?

Passion. Rage. Blood. What do you see?

John Logan’s acclaimed Tony Award-winning drama “Red” will paint the Carousel Theatre stage January 31 to February 17, 2013. The production is sponsored by the Clayton Foundation with additional support from the Mildred Haines and William Elijah Morris Lecture Endowment Fund. It contains mature language, herbal cigarette smoking and will run approximately 1 ½ hour [...]

IN HIS STEPS Auditions

IN HIS STEPS Auditions

Legacy Theatre in Jefferson City announces open auditions for the production, “IN HIS STEPS”, written by Philip Grecian and adapted from the book of the same name by Charles Sheldon. The play tells the story of lives interrupted by a harsh reality and challenged to live out what they profess to believe. There are many [...]

Kingdom Heirs at First Baptist Church in Dandridge, 7:00 pm – Jan 24, 2013

Kingdom Heirs at First Baptist Church in Dandridge, 7:00 pm – Jan 24, 2013

Dollywood’s resident gospel group will be in concert and will have special musical guest “The Foundations” (based in Greenville,TN) TICKET COST: $15 & Available at 3 locations: (1) First Baptist Church of Dandridge, 951 Hwy 92N, Dandridge, TN 37725, 865.397.3940. (2) First Presbyterian Church, 721 Church St., Jefferson City, TN 37760, 865.475.2761. (3) Hand-Me-Ups Thrift [...]

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Grascals Play Dandridge

The Emmy nominated band Grascals, from Nashville, Tennessee, are a huge hit right now in the bluegrass scene and Jefferson County residents were lucky enough to have them play right here in Dandridge! The Grammy nominated band is in high demand and their Friday evening stop at the Field of Dreams Activity Center was a [...]

SAC Basketball Championship Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for the 2013 Food Lion SAC Basketball Championship, which will be played March 9-10 at Timmons Arena in Greenville, S.C., are now on sale through the Timmons Arena online box office. 2013 will mark the first time the SAC Basketball Championship has been held at Timmons Arena, which is home to Furman University’s Division [...]

The Grascals – January 18th Field of Dreams Activity Center

The Grascals – January 18th Field of Dreams Activity Center

Carson-Newman Presents “You Can’t Take It with You”

Carson-Newman’s Theatre Department will present “You Can’t Take It with You” November 15 − 17. The American classic, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, will be directed by C-N student Jessica Whitmill. “The play centers around the delightfully mad Sycamore family led by patriarch Grandpa Martin Vanderhof, who is played by David Morton,” [...]

Disney Purchases Lucasfilms For Close To $4.1 Billion

October 26, 2012, saw a massive shift in the film business, as Lucasfilms, the studio responsible for spawning the cultural phenomena, Star Wars, was bought out by Disney. The deal is valued close to 4.1 billion dollars, and also includes rights to the special effects house Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound, and video game developer [...]

A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Works

Adapted and directed by UT Theatre faculty member, Kate Buckley, the production is set in a timeless context and includes monologues, scenes, forty-two characters, excerpts from nineteen plays, and six songs. “The majority of the creative input for this production was undergraduate driven. Their excitement in exploring Shakespeare’s characters has made this project a unique [...]

The Kingdom Heirs Tickets on Sale October 1

October 1st is World Habitat Day and Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity will celebrate by opening ticket sales for a concert of Dollywood’s resident gospel group, The Kingdom Heirs. The concert will be Thursday, January 24, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Dandridge at 7 pm. Tickets cost $15 and will be available at 3 [...]