Friday, May 07, 2010

word to your mother: downtown is the place to be tonight

folks, we're looking at a mighty fine showing of art and culture downtown for this 5th month of the year. mosey on down to the heart of our beloved city and share an evening with friends (and mothers!). here are a few of our favorites to guide your evening.

-- the wigshop's own max and b will be presenting at the flourescent gallery (627 n. central) in no kno

-- remedy will be all chicked out tonight showing the movie mad city chickens to benefit community gardening

-- at the art market gallery (422 S. Gay St.) zophia kneiss presents some totally awesome metal art along with artist marilyn avery turner and live jazz and blues

-- The arts & culture alliance is hosting a reception for seven local artists at the balcony (100 s. gay street ) and the its 2010 members show will be downstairs.

-- drop by the live music show at the visitors center on gay street for ferd's first friday. top secret guests to perform!

-- take a gander at miss kitty's bodacious boots show - which includes a collection of five decades of cowboy boots! - at RALA (323 union next to coffee and chocolate).

-- remember your elementary school art teacher? ut downtown gallery (106 S Gay Street) is featuring knox county art teachers own work 5-9 pm

a complete list of events is here. there may be more events that we're not listing, so feel free to add in the comments! happy weekend, wigshoppers!.

[ck] update:

Ben Sollee was supposed to play Rhythm and Blooms but couldn't make it because of a volcano or something. But he'll be making it up this Sunday at 7 PM at the beautiful Knoxville Botanical Garden (see Max's photos here) which may be Knoxville's best place to see an outdoor concert. Sollee is an excellent and unorthodox cello player with a positive, meaningful message in his lyrics. I would highly recommend going to his concert at full price, but because you're reading this here we'll help hook you up! Go to the ticket site here and enter the password "wigsphere" and viola! $26.50 becomes $5.00! Now you have a cheap lovely Sunday evening experience ahead of you.

Also this weekend: Vestival!

A uniquely Knoxville event- looks like lots of good music and stuff to do, go check it out!


Unknown said...

The word is "voila", but since he is a cellist, I am going to chalk that up as a very clever pun. ;-)

The Pol said...

Just bought my tkts. SO PUMPED!!

ck said...

Let's just assume that was my wit and not my dyslexia, Joe.

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