Film about Civil War to be screened at history center
Published 02/28/2014 at noon
A documentary about the Civil War will be screened Sunday at the East Tennessee History Center. The event is free; a local historian will also discuss the war's impact on Knoxville and East Tennessee.
Organizers to sell 'premium tickets' for Boomsday 2014
Published 02/27/2014 at 5:35 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — Labor Day’s Boomsday celebration will have vendors, live music performances and other activities, a Knoxville tourism official said.
Molly Brown subject of Titanic exhibit
Published 02/22/2014 at 2:27 p.m.
The Titanic Museum Attraction's latest exhibit focuses on the story of the "unsinkable" Molly Brown.
Loser keeps Bieber
Published 02/20/2014 at 4:47 p.m.
Twitter has spoken, results of the United States vs. Canada Olympic hockey games will keep Justin Bieber. The women play Thursday in the gold medal game, and the men will play in the semifinal on Friday.
Ouch! That looks painful! Sword swallowers at Ripley's on Saturday
Published 02/20/2014 at 11:34 a.m.
You'd think that would hurt. It's National Sword Swallowers Day at Ripley's Believe It or Not on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Spotify playlist of Bonnaroo 2014 lineup
Published 02/20/2014 at 8:22 a.m.
A Spotify playlist of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival's 2014 lineup.
Bonnaroo 2014 YouTube playlist
Published 02/20/2014 at 7:55 a.m.
Here is a YouTube playlist of some of the acts appearing at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2014 in Manchester, Tenn.
Mixed reactions after Kanye West in Bonnaroo lineup
Published 02/19/2014 at 10:21 p.m. 1 Comment
After Kanye was announced as a performer for Bonnaroo this year, social media started to blow up with mixed feelings. In 2008 Kanye was set to perform at Bonnaroo and made the crowd wait until 4:40 in the morning until ...
[LIVE UPDATES] Boonnaroo lineup announcement
Published 02/19/2014 at 6:41 p.m.
Follow us as we bring live updates for the 2014 Bonnaroo lineup.
Legendary Pianist Byron Janis to perform, teach at UT Feb. 26-March 2
Published 02/19/2014 at 11:32 a.m.
For seven decades, legendary pianist Byron Janis has thrilled audiences around the world. He debuted with the Pittsburgh Symphony at age 16 and toured extensively throughout the world performing solo recitals and concerts. He has been honored by several U.S. ...
Cure cabin fever with free Family Day at McClung
Published 02/17/2014 at 5:35 p.m.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture hosts a Family Day on Saturday.
Site maintenance underway
Published 02/16/2014 at 2 p.m.
We are performing maintenance on our website. These enhancements will improve your reading experience. During this time, you will not be able to purchase a new subscription or activate a new digital account.
It's February, which means time for the circus!
Published 02/13/2014 at 1:41 p.m.
The circus is back in town! The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus returns to Knoxville for a series of shows with clowns, elephants, acrobats, horses and more
Dogwood House & Garden Show coming Feb. 14-16
Published 02/08/2014 at 5:08 p.m.
The 2014 Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show will take place Friday through Sunday, Feb. 14-16, at the Knoxville Convention Center.
ICYMI: Knoxville snowflakes up close and personal
Published 01/30/2014 at 10:08 a.m.
News Sentinel photographer Adam Lau took some extreme close-up photographs of snowflakes around Knoxville.
The 'Elixir of Love' could be a free meal, hotel and night at the opera
Published 01/30/2014 at 6:03 a.m.
There’s nothing quite like a night at the opera, unless it’s a Valentine’s night at the opera preceded by a free meal and followed by a free hotel stay.
Three Things to Know Today: Music options abound
Published 01/23/2014 at 5:20 a.m.
Free recital: The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Woodwind Quintet and Principal Quartet will present its “Q Series” recital at 7 p.m. today at the American Piano Gallery, 11651 Parkside Drive. Admission is free.
Phil Everly was just a guy with big hair at West High
Published 01/04/2014 at 7:17 p.m.
Phil Everly, who died Friday, was just another guy except for his haircut while attending Knoxville West High School in the 1950s.
'Bootsy' pays holiday tribute to Peyton Manning in new song
Published 12/18/2013 at 9:02 a.m.
Just in time for Christmas, legendary bassist 'Bootsy' Collins has released a song called 'Peyton Manning's Passing Your Way.'
KSO presents Celtic-themed holiday concerts
Published 12/13/2013 at 4:04 p.m.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the 27th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 20, 21 and 22 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Maestro Lucas Richman conducts the orchestra and special guests the Knoxville Choral Society, GO! Contemporary Dance Works, Irish ...
[Video] UT Chancellor Cheek's holiday greeting
Published 12/09/2013 at 3:49 p.m.
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek emailed out his annual Holiday card to alumni, students and friends of the University.
2013 News Sentinel Readers' Choice Awards
Published 12/09/2013 at 8:56 a.m.
You, our readers, picked your favorites in 150 categories of food & dining, shopping, services, and places and entertainment throughout East Tennessee. The 2013 Readers' Choice special section lists the results of your 75,000-plus votes.
Social media reactions to news that son, brother of local 'Survivor' duo killed in crash
Published 12/03/2013 at 5:09 p.m.
When news broke that the son and brother, respectively, of Knoxville natives Tina Wesson and Katie Collins, the mother and daughter duo competing on the current season of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," died in a car accident in Chattanooga, fans ...
29th annual Food City Food Show begins today
Published 10/11/2013 at 5 a.m.
The 29th annual Food City Food Show will be held today and Saturday at the Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley St.
Renaldo 'Swiperboy' Woolridge releases new song of heartache, breakup: 'Fired Like Kiffin'
Updated 10/04/2013 at 1:07 p.m.
Self-professed “Vol for life” Renaldo Woolridge has another song out that will likely once again play well with Tennessee fans.
Poll: Who should Tennessee start at quarterback Saturday against South Alabama?
Published 09/22/2013 at 6 p.m.
Poll: Who should Tennessee start at quarterback Saturday against South Alabama?
Poll: Who was the best Batman in recent decades?
Published 08/23/2013 at 7:20 a.m. 3 Comments
Warner Brothers announced late Thursday that two-time Academy Award-winner Ben Affleck would play Batman in the 'Man of Steel' sequel opposite 30-year-old Henry Cavill, who will reprise his role as Superman.
'Music Man' tunes up at Oak Ridge Playhouse
Published 07/02/2013 at 12:07 p.m.
The musical “The Music Man” opens at the Oak Ridge Playhouse on July 12. Performances continues through July 28. The play opens the playhouse’s 71st season.
Rowdy Knoxville audience disrupts Dave Chappelle performance
Published 06/26/2013 at 12:48 p.m. 7 Comments
Downtown Knoxville was packed Tuesday night for Dave Chappelle's one-night-only sold out performance.
Dirty Guv'nahs, Rick Springfield headlining Secret City Festival
Published 06/19/2013 at 11:58 a.m.
OAK RIDGE — Knoxville-native band “The Dirty Guv’nahs” and Rick Springfield are the headline entertainers for the Secret City Festival on June 21-22.
Bonnaroo 2013 in photos: Day 1-4
Published 06/17/2013 at 6:05 a.m.
Photo galleries from Day 1 through 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
Gallery: Day 3 2013 Bonnarooo
Published 06/15/2013 at 10:24 p.m.
AP photographer Wade Payne is shooting the various acts at this year's Bonnaroo. Here are a few of the photos he took Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Bonnaroo: We want to know, which "what stage" act is your favorite?
Published 06/15/2013 at 5:20 p.m.
As the Bonnaroo Music Festival kicks into high gear tonight despite the last minute cancellation of Mumford & Sons, your friends at knoxville.com want to know, which what stage act is your favorite?
Updated: Social media posts from day 2 of Bonnaroo
Published 06/14/2013 at 8:19 a.m. 1 Comment
Festival goers awake for Day 2 of 2013 Bonnaroo in Manchester today, with the news of Mumford and Sons' cancellation and the eagerly awaited Paul McCartney show the big topics of the day:
Social media posts from day 1 of Bonnaroo
Published 06/13/2013 at 4:02 p.m.
Bonnaroo 2013 kicked off on Thursday, June 13, as campers began to arrive at the Manchester, Tenn., farm for Day 1 of music and festivities.
Seth Avett divorcing his wife of five years
Published 06/12/2013 at 10:21 a.m. 1 Comment
Singer Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers is ending his five-year marriage, allegedly after an affair with actress Jennifer Carpenter.
It's National Running Day: Share your photos with us, take our poll
Updated 06/05/2013 at 12:42 p.m.
Today is National Running Day and in honor of the event we are asking you to share photos of your favorite runs/running spots.
Top 10 most-viewed Bonnaroo performances - knoxville.com
Published 06/04/2013 at 3:44 p.m.
Here are the 10 most-viewed Bonnaroo performances shot by the Knoxville News Sentinel over the years.
We're giving away tickets to Bonnaroo!
Published 05/28/2013 at 5 a.m.
Perhaps you were dreaming of spending a weekend in June with Paul McCartney, Mumford and Sons, Tom Petty, Wu Tang Clan, Wilco, Bjork and another 100 or so music acts — and camping with 70,000 new friends — but finances ...
Accident snarling traffic on I-75 south of Callahan Drive
Published 05/24/2013 at 3:16 p.m.
KNOXVILLE - An accident with injury just south of Callahan Drive has traffic snarled in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75.
Study: Bonnaroo has $51M economic impact
Published 05/20/2013 at 3:57 p.m.
Bonnaroo, the four-day camping festival held in Manchester, Tenn., every June, has generated an economic impact totaling more than $50 million into the city and state, according to a new study released Monday.
Regal plans new luxury movie theater
Published 05/13/2013 at 12:32 p.m.
Regal Entertainment Group is bringing a new level of “luxury amenities” to the movie-going experience.
Parton recounts bond with reporter Morrow
Published 05/10/2013 at 6:33 p.m.
When the late Terry Morrow conducted his first interview with Dolly Parton as a writer for the Mountain Press in Sevierville in the late 1980s, the experience set in motion his career as a dedicated, prolific celebrity reporter.
Polish festival in downtown Knoxville tonight
Published 05/03/2013 at 11:17 a.m.
A Polish festival is set for tonight in downtown Knoxville with festivities beginning at 5 p.m. and will include contemporary Polish art, Polish hors d’oeuvres, vodka, beer, Polish cinema and live jazz.
'American Idiot' comes to Tennessee Theatre
Published 04/27/2013 at 11:01 a.m.
The Tennessee Theatre’s 2012-13 season of Broadway at the Tennessee continues this week with “American Idiot.”
'50 Shades' musical coming Saturday
Published 04/25/2013 at 2:38 p.m.
A musical parody of the much-talked about and best-selling erotic romance novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” is coming to the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St.
'50 Shades' musical parody comes to Bijou
Published 04/20/2013 at 2:09 p.m.
The theatrical production “50 Shades! The Musical” is coming to the Bijou Theatre at 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, April 27.
Celebrities, fellow critics weigh in on Terry Morrow's death
Published 04/17/2013 at 7:39 a.m.
As news of longtime News Sentinel entertainment writer Terry Morrow's death continued to spread, celebrities, critics and readers began to weigh in online:
Writer Terry Morrow was also at home behind, and in front of, the camera
Published 04/16/2013 at 8:23 p.m.
Terry Morrow wasn't just a skilful writer, he was handy with a video camera, shooting on-the-fly footage of his interviews. Here are a few examples of his work.
Get your tickets now for Knox 'Antiques Roadshow' visit
Published 04/03/2013 at 4 a.m.
The deadline is fast approaching to snag tickets for PBS’s popular “Antiques Roadshow,” which will be in Knoxville Saturday, July 13, for an all-day appraisal.