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.
We're giving away tickets to Esperanza Spalding's Tennessee Theatre show!
Published 03/29/2013 at 12:01 a.m.
We’re giving away tickets to Esperanza Spalding’s upcoming concert at the Tennessee Theatre! Each winner will get a pair of tickets to the Sunday, April 14, show.
Bonnaroo 2013 comedy line-up announced
Published 03/28/2013 at 12:21 p.m.
David Cross, Daniel Tosh, Bob Saget and Mike Birbiglia are among the comedians who will perform at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., in June.
Janelle Arthur gets snipes and praise Wednesday night as she 'keeps hangin' on' on American Idol
Published 03/28/2013 at 8:05 a.m. 8 Comments
Our girl from tiny Oliver Springs, Janelle Arthur, got beat up a bit by one of the divas on American Idol on Wednesday night, but she wowed another with her rendition of "You Keep Me Hangin' On."
Dinosaurs roar back to convention center this weekend
Published 03/20/2013 at 3:14 p.m. 1 Comment
They’re back. Those really big, realistic and sometimes even moving and roaring dinosaurs return this week to the Knoxville Convention Center.
Shaq and Hoopz celebrate his birthday in Pigeon Forge
Updated 03/07/2013 at 4:56 p.m. 1 Comment
Shaquille O'Neal was brought into the middle of a feud in Pigeon Forge on Wednesday -- and it is all because of his girlfriend, Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander.
UT students join 'Harlem Shake' viral video craze
Updated 02/14/2013 at 12:09 p.m. 3 Comments
Thirty-one second videos of college students, children, office workers, sports teams and even moms and dads doing the "Harlem Shake" are flooding YouTube and . They feature "it DJ" Baauer's bass heavy "Harlem Shake."
Win tickets to Little Big Town's sold-out show!
Updated 02/14/2013 at 2:04 p.m. 1 Comment
The Little Big Town concert on Feb. 23 at the Tennessee Theatre is a sellout, but you still have a chance to go: We're giving away a pair of tickets on our Facebook page.
Grammy goes to Beach Boys, not 'Smoky Mountain Music'
Published 02/10/2013 at 8:48 p.m.
The Smokies lost out to Southern California at the Grammys on Sunday night.
Forecast: Sunny with highs in upper 30s; chance for snow starting tonight
Published 01/23/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Today will be mostly sunny across East Tennessee with a southwest wind blowing between 5 mph and 10 mph. The high is around 38.
Win passes to an exclusive showing of the movie 'The Guilt Trip'
Updated 12/11/2012 at 11:30 a.m.
Here's your chance to attend an exclusive showing of the new movie "The Guilt Trip" in advance of its official opening in theaters on Dec. 19.
Dennis Quaid: 'Vegas just felt right'
Published 09/23/2012 at 6:06 a.m.
In the Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 issue of PARADE, Vegas star Dennis Quaid talks about what drew him to his first-ever TV series. “Vegas just felt right," he says. “I’ve been looking for something to do in television for a ...
Last chance to get free passes to special showing of movie 'Hope Springs' today
Updated 08/06/2012 at 5:05 a.m.
Put this on your to-do list for today. Columbia Pictures is doing a promotional screening this evening of the upcoming comedy "Hope Springs" and we're giving away passes.
WUOT wins AP Broadcasters awards
Published 06/22/2012 at 11 a.m.
The accolades continue for NPR member station WUOT 91.9 FM. The local radio station garnered the "Best Overall" award in the 2012 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters awards.
Grant, Tritt, Beach Music on Clayton Schedule
Published 06/02/2012 at 1 p.m. 1 Comment
Singers Amy Grant and Travis Tritt will perform at the Clayton Center for the Arts during its 2012-13 season.
Knoxnews is giving away tickets to an exclusive screening of "Hit and Run" on June 7
Published 05/30/2012 at 7:46 a.m.
In association with Regal Entertainment Group, Knoxnews.com is giving away tickets to a "See the Stars at Regal" event on Thursday, June 7, at the Regal Riviera Stadium 8 in downtown Knoxville.
Tonight's Market Square concert cancelled due to bad weather
Published 04/26/2012 at 12:59 p.m.
With a smooth-jazz version of "Rocky Top" playing softly Wednesday, a construction team lifted the final steel beam to the top of the new Natalie L. Haslam Music Center at the University of Tennessee.
Highland Games return to Maryville College
Published 04/23/2012 at 8 p.m.
Thousands of attendees, Scottish or not, are expected as the Smoky Mountain Highland Games return to Maryville College for the weekend of May 18-20.
KSO upcoming events
Published 02/25/2012 at 1 p.m.
The Knoxville Symphony is performing two concerts in the coming week. The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra performs "A Celtic Celebration" at 8 p.m. March 3 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium.
Barbara Kingsolver and Kathy Mattea to headline event at Bijou
Published 02/02/2012 at 7:04 p.m.
Renowned author Barbara Kingsolver and Grammy-award winning singer Kathy Mattea are coming to the Bijou Theater on March 11 for an evening of spoken word and song to cast a spotlight on mountaintop removal coal mining, a controversial practice that ...
Surprises start early for 'Extreme Makeover' family
Updated 01/16/2012 at 9:20 p.m. 6 Comments
A day before their new home was set to be revealed for ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," the surprises began for the Watson family as they were welcomed back to Knoxville by family and friends.
It's a zoo at the 'Extreme' build site and a zoo for show designer Paul DiMeo
Updated 01/12/2012 at 8:01 p.m. 3 Comments
Crummy weather or not, there's a certain house that must be built on a very tight deadline out in West Knoxville, so work proceeded aggressively Thursday at the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" project site.
'Extreme' update: House is down, family's in Florida, building begins
Published 01/11/2012 at 7:10 p.m. 3 Comments
TV put a twist on the demolition Wednesday of Daniel and Mandy Watson's two-story house on Robinson Road in West Knoxville.