The phrase “missing link” usually refers to a transitional fossil. People who don’t understand paleontology have sometimes used the term to suggest a creature that is the evolutionary link between apes and homo sapiens (that’s humans to you). But a new stop-motion animated movie of the same …
As a boy, my favorite super hero was Captain Marvel, billed by Fawcett Comics as “The World’s Mightiest Mortal.” Captain Marvel was the most popular superhero of the 1940s, outselling even Superman.
Used to be, we watched movies about a boy and his dog. These classics ran from “Lassie Come Home” to “Old Yeller,” from “My Dog Skip” to (yes) “A Boy and His Dog.”
On Sunday, we have the 91st Academy Awards presentation. Whether you’ll be watching it from home on the TV screen, or as a live podcast on the big screen at your local theater, or you’re fortunate enough to walk the Red Carpet in Hollywood, you probably have favorites for whom you’re rooting.
Editor’s Note: Shirrel Rhoades recently signed on as Adams Publishing Group’s movie reviewer, having provided insightful reviews and critiques for years with The Key West Citizens and other newspapers throughout the country.
GREENEVILLE—Now entering its fourteenth season, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) invites new and returning guests to “Experience the Arts” with another star-studded lineup of entertainment featuring 32 performances for the 2018-2019 Season.
The Department of Theatre and Dance at East Tennessee State University is presenting “The Diary of Anne Frank” today and Sunday in the Bud Frank Theatre.
The Capitol Theatre invites audiences to cruise back and visit the 1970s and '80s with the band Smooth Sailor, playing Greeneville for the first time Saturday.
NEWPORT—East TN Artscapes (ETA) has announced an open call to accept works to consider for “From the Attic,” their next exhibition opening in late November.
GREENEVILLE—Tenth Avenue North, with special guests Brandon Heath and Jon McLaughlin, join together for a night of worship with the I Have This Hope Tour on Sunday, October 8th at 6:30 PM.
GREENEVILLE—Multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Eddie Money, known for hits like “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight,” brings his high energy show to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 7th at 7:30 PM.
GREENEVILLE—Art, music, theater, song and dance plus an abundance of audience interaction take over the NPAC stage on Tuesday, October 3rd at 7:00 PM.
NASHVILLE—Getting tickets to cheer on your favorite team shouldn’t be fraught with worries about being scammed. With football season kicking into high gear, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs reminds consumers to be wary of fraudulent t…
GREENEVILLE—The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on September 29th at 7:30 PM on its tour of more than 45 U.S. and Canadian cities from coast to coast. The immersive concert-style theater show chronic…
GREENEVILLE—Get ready for a spectacular evening of memorable pop rock ballads when the Niswonger Performing Arts Center welcomes Grammy® Award winner Michael Bolton to the stage. Bolton will perform to a sold out crowd on Thursday, September 14th at 7:30 PM.
HARTFORD—The Hardin Draw, a Nashville-based Southern Folk Rock band will be performing at the Beantrees Cafe on Thursday, July 13th in Hartford, TN at 8 p.m.
GREENEVILLE—Now entering its thirteenth season, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) invites new and returning guests to “Experience the Arts” with another lineup of great entertainment featuring 32 performances for the 2017-2018 Season.
GREENEVILLE—On April 30, kids from across the region will take the stage with Broadway stars to put on a performance that raises awareness for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.
GREENEVILLE—Greeneville will be full of fun and creativity this summer as it holds its annual Camp NPAC Kids. These two weeks of camp will offer a great chance for campers to express their creativity and have fun doing it! This is a great opportunity for kids to spend time with their peers a…
Entertainer Donny Richmond, of Sevier County, has been nominated by the International Christian Film Festival for Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film. The recognition is for his starring role in the movie, “Saving Faith”, which is now circulating theaters around the U.S., to rave reviews.
MORRISTOWN—Encore Theatrical Company will hold auditions for the summer musical production of “Ragtime.” The winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, and both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score, “Ragtime” is a unique …
GREENEVILLE—Niswonger Performing Arts Center welcomes multi-million album selling Clint Black to the stage Sunday, April 2nd, at 7:30 PM at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
KNOXVILLE—The first day of spring is here, which means Dogwood Arts, a 60+ year-old East Tennessee tradition, is gearing up for its annual celebration with a number of exciting events and activities throughout the Spring season. New this year – Dogwood Arts events will expand beyond just the…
KNOXVILLE—Recent works by painter Harriet Howell and mixed-media artist Marilyn Avery Turner will be on display April 4 through April 30 at the Art Market Gallery. An opening reception for the featured artists will begin at 5:30 p.m., April 7, during Downtown Knoxville’s monthly First Friday…
Darkhorse Entertainment, LLC invites you to go back in time and get medieval at the third annual Tennessee Medieval Faire. The festival is located in Harriman near I-40 just 30 miles west of Turkey Creek.
GREENEVILLE—Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s magical production of three of Eric Carle’s storybook tales—Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do you See?—comes to NPAC, complete with brilliant black-light puppetry, fanciful music, and…
KNOXVILLE—Runners looking for the final finish line and ultimate color experience will participate in Knoxville’s last Color Me Rad 5K on April 8, 2017 at Civic Auditorium Coliseum. After five years of turning everyday runners into extraordinary works of art, Color Me Rad will host its most …
JEFFERSON CITY—Legacy Theatre is excited to announce their upcoming production of Peter DeLaurier’s Anne of Green Gables March 24, 25, 26, 30, and April 1 and 2.
KNOXVILLE—Meet your favorite “Star Wars” characters without making a trip to a galaxy far, far away! On Saturday, March 18, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Star Wars characters will be meeting fans and posing for photos at Zoo Knoxville.
SEVIERVILLE—The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the unveiling of the Dolly Parton Statue. Created by artist Jim Gray, the statue is located on the Sevier County Courthouse lawn in historic downtown Sevierville.
GREENEVILLE—Now in their 72nd year of touring, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra is teaming up with former Celtic Woman vocalist Chloë Agnew for an evening of music not to be forgotten at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.
GREENEVILLE—Traditional country music up-and-comers, the Malpass Brothers, will bring their unique sound to the stage at Tusculum College on Thursday, March 16.
SEVIERVILLE—Born Dolly Rebecca Parton on Jan. 19, 1946, in Sevierville, Dolly drew much inspiration from her “Tennessee Mountain Home” and wrote about the beautiful scenery and Appalachian culture that surrounded her.
NORRIS—The 38th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming, Oct. 6-8, maintains its status as one of the region’s top music & folk festivals with today’s release of the 2017 artist lineup.
GREENEVILLE—Standing the test of time, Swan Lake continues to amaze audiences near and far. With majestic choreography by Petipa, unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky, and exquisite costumes and sets, it is easy to see why Swan Lake continues to earn the adoration of classical ballet enthusias…
MORRISTOWN—Encore Theatrical Company is excited to present “The Bridges of Madison County.” This new musical, based on the best-selling novel and hit movie, will open Friday, March 3 at Walters State Community College in Morristown and play for two weekends.
CHATTANOOGA—Tennessee Aquarium guests have had little cause to look up as they explored beneath the iconic glass peaks of the Ocean Journey building – until now.
GREENEVILLE—Take a journey through a quintessential moment in music history that will live forever with “1964”…The Tribute, live on stage at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 4th at 7:30 p.m.
KNOXVILLE—Recent works by artist Marjorie Horne and clay works created by 11 Art Market Gallery artists will be on display Feb. 28 through March 31 at the Art Market Gallery. An opening reception for the featured artists will begin at 5:30 p.m., March 3, during Downtown Knoxville’s monthly F…
KNOXVILLE—The next concert in the Jazz Lunch series will take place on Wednesday, March 1st, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Square Room. Admission to the concert is $15 and includes a lunch buffet served up by Café 4.
KNOXVILLE—The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for photographic works for its fifth annual Knoxville Photo 2017. The national call for entries is open to all artists.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Bass Pro Shops is celebrating the return of fishing season and inviting customers to trade in used gear to be donated to local charities in exchange for big savings. The 2017 Spring Fishing Classic is a free celebration taking place Feb. 17 – March 5 in all Bass Pro Shops lo…
The Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society & Museum is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 Rail Excursion through the scenic Hiwassee River Gorge in East Tennessee. Excursion date is set for Saturday, April 1, 2017.