Three years ago, for Artistic Reflections I, local artists created visual art pieces after listening to music that local composers had already written or were writing.
Beth McCoy of Abingdon, Va. directs the Mountain Empire Children's Choral Academy and is a diaconal minister in the United Methodist Church. After watching a slide show of the King College art collection, she initially selected 59 interesting piece
"The History of Country Music in the Tri-Cities," the first interactive kiosk of its kind in the region, opened to the public in November in the Carroll Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University. The kiosk and its accompanying exhibit d
The legendary "fiddlin' barber" will close up shop next Thursday (Jan. 31) after clipping hair and playing hot bluegrass licks for 58 years in his State Street shop.
You know no one like A. Kelly Pruitt. Chances are you have never even met anyone similar to Pruitt. And odds are you never will. That's A-OK with and makes perfect sense to Pruitt.
Arts Alliance Mountain Empire's Art in Public Places website has a new look and a new address.
The Carter Family Fold's board of directors has voted to remove a descendant of the musical family, partly due to a spat over an agreement he unilaterally arranged involving 30 years worth of audio recordings.
The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance's planned heritage center is a "guaranteed" winner, a designer told those attending a Wednesday (Jan. 16) informational meeting.
I am writing to express, once again, my gratitude for the wonderful article you wrote about studio jewelry and designers in the December 2007 issue.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestrahas named James Fellenbaum Resident Conductor. Fellenbaum's duties will include cover conducting all classical concerts as well as conducting several Run-out Concerts throughout the season and the KSO's annual Yo
A number of East Tennessee State University faculty and staff members have expressed willingness to speak to community organizations on topics related to their specializations or individual interests.
President George W. Bush has signed an omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2008 that includes $144.7 million for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This represents an increase of $20.1 million over the 2007 funding level of $124.562 million.
Thanks to a $761,000 National Leadership Grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, in partnership with the High Museum of Art (Atlanta, Ga.) and the Speed Art Museum
At a press conference on Jan. 4, officials from the Birthplace of Country Music Allianceannounced that Kevin Triplett will serve as the chair of the campaign steering committee to create the Birthplace of Country Music Cultural Heritage Center in Brist
The Virginia Commission for the Arts awarded $92,746 in Teacher Incentive Grants to 322 teachers throughout Virginia.
The National Endowment for the Artshas announced a new program, the NEA New Play Development Project,to help the nation's nonprofit theaters bring more new plays to full production.
The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and the National Park Service have jointly announced the awarding of $7.6 million in federal competitive Save America's Treasures grants, which are made in collaboration with the National
A $16 million artisan center will break ground on the campus of Virginia Highlands Community College as early as this summer, project leaders say.
The artisan center (planned for Exit 14 will be the area's biggest, but it won't be the first.
There was lots of merriment at the Arts Depot during the recent Depot Artists Association's Eighteenth Annual Members Show Holiday Open House.