'Whatever Works'

Larry David and Even Rachel Wood in 'Whatever Works.'

Larry David and Even Rachel Wood in "Whatever Works."

Leslie Woods

Leslie Woods

Stewart Mann and Statesboro Revue

Stewart Mann and Statesboro Revue

Friday, June 26


An all-ages concert will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots 6-10 p.m. at The Catalyst, 125 E. Jackson Ave. The show will feature spoken word by Black Atticus, Shonna Cole and Kari Hoffman. Musical acts will be Leslie Woods, left, Senryu, Rumblytums, Kamuy, Madeline Ava and The Moon Her Majesty. Admission is $6, with proceeds benefiting the Tennessee Equality Project. For information, visit www.tnep.org.


Stewart Mann & The Statesboro Revue, below, will bring their Southern rock & blues show to town at 9:30 p.m. at the Chrome Pony Saloon, 2909 Alcoa Highway.

The Austin, Texas, band's rock, blue & country style can be sampled at its MySpace page, www.myspace.com/thestatesbororevue.

Admission is $6. For information, call 865-577-3484.

Saturday, June 27


The Naughty Knots, Knoxville's veritable Americana ladies' cotillion, will host their monthly "K-Town Country Carnival" at 8 p.m. at The Catalyst, 125 E. Jackson Ave.

June performers include Greg Horne, Kata & The Blaze and Mike McGill & Andy Pirkle.

Admission is $10. For information, visit www.clubcatalyst.com.

Sunday, June 28


Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) dreams about being a prizefighter while running errands for currupt union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) in Elia Kazan's Oscar-winning film "On the Waterfront." Things heat up when Terry gets a conscious.

The film will be screened as part of Summer Movie Magic at 2 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St. Admission is $6-$8. For information, call 865-684-1200 or visit www.tennesseetheatre.com.

Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs

Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs

Monday, June 29


Pop R&B crooners Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs will fill the air with their smooth vocal tones at 8 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St.

McDonald hit the music worl d with The Doobie Brothers before launching his own signature solo career.

Scaggs made a name for himselfwith the 1976 album "Silk Degrees" and has recently released "Speak Low," a collection of jazz-pop standards.

Admission is $69.50-$79.50. For information, call 865-656-4444.

Tuesday, June 30


Bluesy Americana-rock band The Deadstring Brothers will headline a concert at 8 p.m. at The Catalyst, 125 E. Jackson Ave.

The group is a mix of young British and Detroit rock 'n' rollers. The band's latest Bloodshot Records release is "Silver Mountain," with a new album called "Sao Paulo" scheduled for release later this year.

Folksy singer-songwriter Ian Thomas will open the show.

Admission is $5 in advance, $8 at the door. For information, visit www.clubcatalyst.com.

Scrat in 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs'

Scrat in "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"

Wednesday, July 1


Hungry acorn-hoarder Scrat, below, encounters a larger, hungrier creature in the new animated film "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs."

The PG-rated comedy features the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah and Seann William Scott.


Mississippi blues man T-Model Ford will entertain at 10 p.m. at Pilot Light, 106 E. Jackson Ave.

The 85-year-old Ford and his drummer, Spam, play North Mississippi juke-joint blues in a no-frills, stripped-down style on just electric guitar and drums. Their albums are available on the Fat Possum label.

Knoxville Jose P. Orchestra will open the show. Admission is $10. For information, visit www.thepilotlight.com.

Thursday, July 2


A new free music series is hoping to keep Thursday nights active for the downtown Knoxville area. "Old City Live" will kick off its first date with Mic Harrison & the High Score and J.C. & the Dirty Smokers on Thursday, July 2, on the big stage in the Old City Courtyard. The rest of the schedule so far.

Larry David and Even Rachel Wood in 'Whatever Works.'

Larry David and Even Rachel Wood in "Whatever Works."

Friday, July 3


Boris Yellnikoff (Larry David, left below), a famous physicist and infamous grouch, meets impressionable young Melody (Evan Rachel Wood) in the new Woody Allen comedy "Whatever Works."

Relationships clash and collide as Boris's friends and Melody's family react to the unexpected May-December romance.

The cast includes Patricia Clarkson, Michael McKean, Conleth Hill and Ed Begley Jr. The film is rated PG-13.

Saturday, July 4


The annual anvil shoot will mark Independence Day at the Museum of Appalachia in Norris. Festivities will open with the presentation of the flag by the Tennessee Army national Guard Honor Guard at 10 a.m. at the living-history museum, 2819 Andersonville Highway, off of Interstate 75 at Exit 122.

Anvil shoots will go off at 10 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Activities will also include music, demonstrations of pioneer skills, patriotic ceremonies and more. For information, call 865-494-7680 or visit www.museumofappalachia.org.

Sunday, July 5


"Artists and Musicians" are the subject of an exhibit by Denise Stewart-Sanabria, on display throughout July at Old City Java, 109 S. Central St.

Sanabria's show features life-size charcoal drawings on plywood of local artists and musicians. The series has been an ongoing project for several years, and this exhibit will feature both old and new portraits.

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