National HIV Testing Day to raise awareness of Choice Health Network’s year-round services

National HIV Testing Day, held annually on June 27, also will raise awareness of Choice Health Network’s everyday services for East Tennessee’s most vulnerable individuals and families affected by HIV, mental illness, substance use, homelessness, discrimination, and disabilities. In recognition of this observance, Choice Health Network will provide free HIV testing at the following events: In Knoxville: Saturday, June 26; … Read More

Live theater returns to Knoxville with outstanding 2021-2022 season of Broadway at the Tennessee presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers

New subscription packages go on sale Aug. 2 The excitement, emotion, and energy of Broadway returns to the Tennessee Theatre presented by Greater Knoxville Honda Dealers with a 2021-2022 lineup poised to entertain and delight. With six titles and a total of 34 performances, the complete lineup of the upcoming season of Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre is presented by … Read More

Big Ears, in association with Ijams Nature Center, announces Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK

Following installations in Central Park and Golden Gate Park, Oak Ridge native and 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Reid brings her immersive audio public art experience back home to East Tennessee Big Ears is excited to announce that composer Ellen Reid — 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Music winner and Oak Ridge native — will create a version of her signature … Read More

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company earn award of distinction for preservation and renovation of First Presbyterian Church

Johnson Architecture and The Christman Company have earned an East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) Award of Excellence for the $10 million renovation of the historic First Presbyterian Church in downtown Knoxville. The architectural and construction firms combined extensive experience to design, preserve, renovate and build additions to the 68,000-square-foot church, which was founded in 1792, just one year after Knoxville … Read More

South College Nashville expands two healthcare programs

South College is expanding the Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs at its Nashville campus. The PTA program is expanding from one annual cohort to two, with the new cohort starting in the fall 2021 quarter. The fall cohort will be offered in a hybrid model, with both online and … Read More

Innovation Center of Excellence advances construction services at Christman

On June 10, The Christman Company, a national construction and real estate development firm, based in Lansing, Michigan, announced the creation of the Christman Building Innovation Group (CBIG) to initiate, champion and drive innovation and excellence across its self-perform services. In addition to its 485 construction management and general contracting professionals, Christman currently employs 400 skilled trades men and women … Read More

KCDC seeks input on Western Heights, Beaumont communities at June 16 open house

For anyone who lives, works, visits or has an interest in the future of the Western Heights housing site and surrounding Beaumont neighborhood, Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) is seeking community input. Community members can learn about KCDC’s Transforming Western planning initiative and offer input on possible design options for buildings; parks and greenspaces; and the overall site at an … Read More

Tennessee Theatre launches Summer Movie Magic series

The Summer Movie Magic series presented by Denark Construction returns to the Tennessee Theatre and features a lineup of six movies, including classic films and family favorites. “Gather friends and family to enjoy a favorite flick or simply escape the summer heat in our beautiful historic theatre,” Tennessee Theatre Executive Director Becky Hancock said. “Our annual Summer Movie Magic series … Read More

Big Ears Festival presents Suttree’s Knoxville: A Hymn to the Past in Music & Film

An archival film with live score based on Cormac McCarthy’s Knoxville novel Suttree Cormac McCarthy’s iconic novel, Suttree, set in Knoxville in the 1950s, chronicles four years in the life of Cornelius Suttree, who has abandoned a life of privilege, lives in a dilapidated houseboat on the Tennessee River and spends his days exploring the gritty underside of the city … Read More