North Mississippi Allstars

North Mississippi Allstars

North Mississippi Allstars

Sharon Mosby and Wendel Werner

Sharon Mosby and Wendel Werner

Friday, March 27


Sharon Mosby and Wendel Werner, from left, and quintet will kick off the Spring 2009 series of Alive After Five concerts at 5:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive.

The two Knoxville-music icons and group will entertain with jazz tunes, R&B classics and ballads. Admission is $9 in general, $5 for students and museum members. For information, call 934-2039.

Saturday, March 28


Norwegian vocal group Trio Mediaeval will entertain at 8 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St.

The singers hail from Oslo, Norway, and perform a repertoire of medieval ballads and contemporary works.

Admission is $25. For information, call 865-656-4444.

Sunday, March 29


The Foothills Community Players will present the comedy "You Can't Take It With You" at 2 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 127 W. Broadway, Maryville.

In the play, a young woman from an eccentric, but good-natured family falls in love with a fellow whose parents are snobbish and uptight. Sparks fly and hilarity ensues.

Admission is $16 in general, $14 for seniors and students. For information, call 865-712-6428 or visit

Monday, March 30


"Magic Treehouse: The Musical" will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St.

The stage production is based on the children's book series by Mary Pope Osborne.

Admission is $16 for children, $21 for adults. For information, call 865-684-1200.

Tuesday, March 31


The University of Tennessee woodwind chamber recital will be at 6 p.m. in the UT Music Hall, 1741 Volunteer Blvd.

Admission is free.

Wednesday, April 1


Nashville bluegrass and roots-music group Chet O'Keefe and the Farmer's Co-op will entertain noon-1 p.m. during the WDVX Blue Plate Special at the Knoxville Visitors Center, 301 S. Gay St.

The free concert will be broadcast live on WDVX 89.9 and 102.9 FM and online at

North Mississippi Allstars

North Mississippi Allstars

Thursday, April 2


Rock & blues trio North Mississippi Allstars, above, will entertain at 8 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St.

In a night of massive blues-rock jamming, Allstar members will join some of their friends and as perform their own opening act under the name Hill Country Revue.

Admission is $16.50. For information, call 865-656-4444 or visit

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart of 'Adventureland'

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart of "Adventureland"

Friday, April 3


College graduate James (Jesse Eisenberg, left below) has big plans for a European trip, but family money woes send him job-hunting instead. Overqualified for most summer jobs, he finds himself working at "Adventureland," a low-rent theme park in his hometown.

James gets involved in the quirky soap opera of the park and meets a new friend (Martin Starr) and falls for an intriguing girl (Kristen Stewart, right below).

The comedy is rated R.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel


Speedy delivery drivers Vin Diesel, left, and Paul Walker return to the streets in "Fast & Furious," a cleverly named third sequel to the 2001 film "The Fast and the Furious." Original stars Diesel and Walker, who have great names for a movie about cars and motion, are back in action to say cool things while breaking speed limits. The cast includes Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez. The film, rated PG-13, opens April 3.

Saturday, April 4


The Rockin' Women's Music Fest will feature a full schedule of female troubadours and rockers 1-10 p.m. on the Market Square stage in a benefit for the Knox County Family Justice Center.

The schedule includes Hudson K, Stump, Kate Oliver, Jessica Watson, Brandy Robinson, Oona Love, Candice McQueen, Agatha, Natalie Anderson, Amanda Lucus, Audrey Cecil and others.

Sunday, April 5


Paintings by Marjorie Horne and furniture designs by Stan Fronczek will be featured through April 27 at the Art Market Gallery, 422 S. Gay St.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays.

A reception will be held during First Friday on April 3 featuring music by cello-gutiar duo Stacy Nickell Miller and Clark Miller.

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