KNOXVILLE — Friday, Feb.12
The Knoxville Opera will present Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and at 2:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St. The New York Metropolitan Opera's Rachele Gilmore, left, has the lead role of Lucia. Another performance is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. Admission is $15-$88. For information, call 865-524-0795 or visit www.knoxvilleopera.com.
CANDORO ARTS AND HERITAGE CENTER SHOW
An exhibit designed to be a "hyper-colorful" break for the gray winter season will feature art by Kit Hoefer, Katpeacent and the Pogue Family Project and Larry the Photo Guy 5-9 p.m. at the Candoro Arts and Heritage Center, 681 Maryville Pike.
Admission is free to the opening.
ScareKrow and DeLacey will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in a concert to benefit the historic building. Suggested donation is $8.
The art show will also be open 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14.
Saturday, Feb. 13
For Valentine's entertainment, the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will present its "Jazz Is For Lovers" concert with guest jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson, left, at 8 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre at 803 S. Gay St.
Admission is $25.50 in general, $15 for students, available in advance at www.knoxjazz.org or in person at Cafe 4, 4 Market Square. For info, call 865-544-4199.
Sunday, Feb. 14
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
The University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra will present "Orchestral Romance" at 8 p.m. at the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive on the UT campus.
Admission is free. For info, call 865-974-5678.
Monday, Feb. 15
APRIL SMITH & THE GREAT PICTURE SHOW
Pop-folk-rock ensemble April Smith & The Great Picture Show, left, will perform at 8 p.m. at The Birdhouse, 800 N. 4th Ave. in the Fourth & Gill neighborhood.
The jazzy group hails from Brooklyn, NY, and just finished touring with energetic folksinger Langhorne Slim. Their latest CD is titled "Songs for a Sinking Ship."
Admission is $5.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
THEO ANGELL CLIMBS MOUNTAINS OF MOSS IN A PAPER HAT
Offbeat folk-rock musician Theo Angell (recommended if you like Devendra Banhart) will entertain at 10 p.m. at Pilot Light, 106 E. Jackson Ave.
Scheduled to open the show are Mountains of Moss and Paper Hats.
Admission is $5.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
HUMPDAY BLUE PLATE
Folksy acoustic performers Hilary Hawke, The Great Great Pines and Madison Violet will entertain during the WDVX Blue Plate Special noon-1 p.m. at the Knoxville Visitors Center, 301 S. Gay St.
Admission is free. Listen live at WDVX 89.9 or 102.9 FM or online at www.wdvx.com.
Thursday, Feb. 18
AN ELEPHANT AND SOME LIONS TELEPORT
Rock bands Cage the Elephant, As Tall As Lions and Morning Teleportation will entertain at 9 p.m. at The Valarium, 1213 Western Ave.
Admission is $15 in advance, $17 at the door. The venue adds a $3 surcharge for patrons younger than 21. For information, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.thevalarium.com.
Friday, Feb. 19
Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo, left, play a pair of detectives trying to unravel a mystery at a remote mental institution in the new film "Shutter Island."
The cast of the creepy, R-rated suspense thriller also includes Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow and Jackie Earle Haley.
Saturday, Feb. 20
'THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER'
The Oak Ridge Junior Playhouse will present a stage adaptation of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at 1 and 4 p.m. at the playhouse, 227 Broadway, Jackson Square, Oak Ridge.
Admission is $8. Another performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. For information, call 865-482-9999 or visit www.orplayhouse.com.
Sunday, Feb. 21
WEEKEND ISN'T OVER!
It might be Sunday night, but the rock 'n' roll action keeps going. It keeps floating, that is.
Eclectic indie-pop-rock bands Floating Action, the Generationals and Hacienda will perform at 9 p.m. at The Cider House, 1213 Western Ave.
Admission is $7 in advance, $10 at the door and an extra $3 either way for patrons younger than 21.
For info, call 865-656-4444 or visit www.thevalarium.com.
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