KSO to feature Concertmaster William Shaub in Barber’s Violin Concerto on Jan. 20-21

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present the next concert in the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series, “William Shaub & The Pines of Rome,” on Jan. 20-21 at the Tennessee Theatre. KSO Concertmaster William Shaub takes the stage as the featured soloist on Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto. Tickets are available through the KSO box office at 865-291-3310 or online at knoxvillesymphony.com. Single … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare hiring for new Hillcrest at Home program

Hillcrest Healthcare is hiring at-home caregivers as part of the new Hillcrest at Home program, which provides non-medical, personal care services for seniors in Knoxville and surrounding counties. Applicants do not need medical training or a college degree. Hillcrest at Home is a personal support service agency that offers assistance for a minimum of four hours or up to 24 … Read More

UScellular promotes East Tennessee leaders to national positions

UScellular has named Thomas Catani as Head of Broadband Opportunities and Policy. In this newly created role, Catani will work within government affairs at UScellular to influence the development of wireless-based, high-speed connectivity across underserved areas in rural America. Catani joined UScellular in 1997 and has held multiple positions in sales, customer service, marketing and engineering. He most recently served … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to present 35th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 17-19

One of East Tennessee’s favorite holiday traditions will continue in 2021 when the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the 35th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 17-19. The performances, sponsored by Clayton Homes, Clayton Volvo, Clayton Foundation and FirstBank, will be held at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. “I’m very excited to conduct this year’s annual Clayton Holiday Concert,” KSO Resident Conductor … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announces Aram Demirjian contract renewal through 2026

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra board of directors has renewed Aram Demirjian’s contract as KSO music director for four more years, extending his tenure through the 2025-26 season. “It is our great fortune that Aram Demirjian will continue to serve as the music director of the KSO for the next four years,” KSO Board President John T. Winemiller said. “Aram’s creativity … Read More

UScellular surprises Knoxville organization with holiday donation

To celebrate the holiday season and the meaningful value of community, UScellular has made a donation toward equipment and gifts valued at $1,400 for the students of The Joy of Music School. To bring locally grown joy to Knoxville, UScellular worked with the local team to learn about the needs of the community and then reached out to The Joy … Read More

Furrow Auction Company to auction contents of 40,250-square-foot mansion Villa Collina

The public inspection and auction of the full contents of Villa Collina, the largest single-family home in Tennessee, by Furrow Auction Company will get underway this week, starting with the first auction of luxury furnishings and décor on Dec. 4. Constructed between 1993 and 2000, Villa Collina is located at 5628 Lyons View Pike in Knoxville. The 40,250-square-foot waterfront mansion, … Read More

Save money and time by thrifting like Gen Z this holiday season

Thrifting is a timeless concept, but today’s version has moved beyond yard sales and donation bins. Younger generations have created a booming business out of desirable vintage items from mid-century modern bar carts to ’90s T-shirts. Reseller stores stock curated, upcycled and renovated items online and in-person, so buyers can skip the search through a bargain box of unsorted goods. … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathetique’ on Nov. 18-19

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Tchaikovsky’s passionate and emotionally turbulent “Pathetique” symphony on Nov. 18-19 in the third Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series concert of the 2021-22 season. KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will lead both performances at the Tennessee Theatre. The evening begins with the world premiere of Knoxville-based composer Dosia McKay’s “Watercolors,” a short, playful piece interweaving colorful … Read More