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:: Summer Arts Camps for Ages 3-12, June 3-7 for Ages 13-18, June 10-14 -- Deadline Extended, Register NOW!
:: KingsportARTS receives Grant from Kingsport Community Foundation for Benches for Downtown Project
:: DO NOT MISS Our 1950's Hollywood Black & White Party - March 1, 2013
:: 1950's Hollywood Black & White Party Re-Scheduled for March 1, 2013
:: KingsportARTS & Urban Synergy Join Forces to Announce Project Storefront: Downtown Kingsport
:: 1950's Hollywood Party Postponed
:: Andy & the Beats Adds 1:30 School Show
:: 50's Hollywood - Black & White Party November 17, 2012
:: Andy & the Beats Art Contest
:: Change in Andy & the Beats School Shows
:: KingsportARTS will Host Andy & the Beats School Shows
:: Raffle Winner Announcement
:: 2012-2013 Workshop Application
:: KingsportARTS Announces 2012-2013 Workshop Schedule
:: KingsportARTS Holds 3rd Annual Kids Crawl - July 28, 2012
:: Mark Larkins to Perform at KingsportARTS Fundraiser
:: KingsportARTS Summer Arts Camp 2012
:: KingsportARTS Summer Arts Camp 2012
:: KingsportARTS Announces Summer Camp Information
:: KingsportARTS Announces Summer Camp Information
:: KingsportARTS to host a Cocktail Party and Silent Auction Fundraiser
:: Board Member Judy Fischer on Cover of A! Magazine
:: Arts4Kids Workshop on Jazz Poet Langston Hughes, August 27, 1-3pm
:: Arts Commission Awards Grants
:: KingsportARTS will sponsor Das KidZone Free Craft Table at the Kingsport Oktoberfest on September 24, 2011
:: KingsportARTS hosts 2nd Annual Kids Crawl
:: KingsportARTS hosts Cocktail Party and Silent Auction Fundraiser
:: KingsportARTS hires full-time Arts Education Director
:: Symphony of the Mountains Seeks Operation Manager
:: FREE Event - Spring Festival May 14, 2011
:: FREE Event - Spring Festival May 14, 2011
:: FREE Event - Kid Power May 7, 2011
:: "The Cityscape of Kingsport" Summer Arts Camp - June 6-10,2011
:: "The Cityscape of Kingsport" Summer Arts Camp - June 6-10. 2011
:: KingsportARTS Seeking Teaching Artists - Summer Camp June 6-10, 2011
:: Santa Visits Pediatrics Unit at Holston Valley Hospital
:: Give a Gift of the Arts
:: Holiday Banner Contest Winner
:: Holiday Open House - Monday, Nov. 29th, 4-7PM
:: Christmas Connection Seeks Vendors for 31st Annual Arts and Crafts Show November 5-7 Civic Auditorium, Kingsport, Tennessee
:: Arts4Kids Holds Kids Crawl Event
:: Kingsport Art Guild Web Address Change
:: Call to Artist - Art for V. O. Dobbins Center
:: 2010 Arts Awards Recepients Announced
:: 2nd Arts Crawl, April 29, 2010
:: Arts4Kids "Tom Sawyer" Theatre Workshop - April 24, 2010
:: 2010 Arts Awards Seeks Nominations
:: Arts Council of Greater Kingsport & Arts4Kids - Tip Tap Two Black History Day
:: Romantic Collection of Ballets - Unique Valentine Gifts Enjoy the Ride: Dinner and Ballet shuttle Enjoy Lower Ticket Prices! – Purchase online!
:: Arts4Kids Live Masks - With 2010 Miss Kingsport, Brittany Davis
:: Arts4Kids Airbrush Graffiti - With William Estep Dec. 19th, 2009 from 1 - 2:30 PM
:: Nutcracker Twinkles at NPAC Once Again - Clara’s Tea Party Charms the Little Ones
:: Arts4Kids November Workshop Traditional Wooden Yo-yo’s - 30th Annual Christmas Connection
:: Art Nights/City Lights Presents The Crooked Road Exhibit and Concert featuring Dale Jett and ‘Hello Stranger’ along with ‘Whitetop Mountain Band’ - Friday, November 6 7:30 PM Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater Tickets Available 423-392-8416 or 423-392-8417
:: Holiday Banner Art Contest Winners - Through the Eyes of a Child: Christmas in Kingsport
:: Building Positive Freedom Values through Story Art - “Character Sounds” Arts4Kids
:: Holiday Banner Arts Contest - Through the Eyes of a Child: Christmas in Kingsport
:: Kingsport Public Art Committee Invites the Community to Participate in An Art Project for the Kingsport Higher Education Center
:: Art Nights/City Lights Presents The Tams - Thursday, October 29, 2009 7:30 PM Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater Tickets Available 423-392-8416 or 423-392-8417
:: “A Passport to the Arts in Kingsport”-First Annual Arts Council Arts Crawl 2009 - September 24, 2009
:: Conductor Jack and the Zinghoppers September Arts4Kids Kick-off Event - September 18 & 19, 2009
:: Christmas Banner Arts Contest - Through the Eyes of A Child: Christmas in Kingsport
:: Art Nights/City Lights - Fall 2009 Schedule brings Smoke, Jazz and the Crooked Road to Kingsport
:: McKenna Andrews Book Signings - June 16 & 24, 2009
:: New Website Launches
:: Come See Us at KID POWER - May 9, 2009 10AM to 2PM
:: Arts4Kids Summer Arts Enrichment Camp - June 8-12, 2009
:: A Gift to the Community by the Kingsport Art Guild
:: Kingsport Art Guild’s 60th Anniversary “Recycled and Regifted Masterpieces Live Auction” - May 1, 2009
:: Red Hot and Blue Revue II May 1-2, 2009
:: Trail of Tears Exhibit at Rennaisance Center through June 15th
:: Scholarships Available for Cherokee Heritage Study Applications are due May 12
:: The Secret Garden Set Design with Arts4Kids April - April 18, 2008
:: Up-cycling Workshop with Arts4Kids March - March 28, 2009
:: Learn Hip Hop Dance with Arts4Kids in February
:: Explore "Found Sounds" with the Arts4Kids Program in January
:: Arts4Kids December 2008 Workshop - Arts4Kids Offers Creative Story Writing and Illustration Workshop
:: Elisabeth von Trapp to Perform in Kingsport, TN - For Elisabeth von Trapp, “the sounds of music” are part of her earliest memories. Born and raised in Vermont, Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp,
:: Arts4Kids 2008-09 Schedule
:: Arts Awards - Arts Council of Greater Kingsport - "Held on a two-year cycle, the Arts Awards is a process and an evening celebrating the achievements of area arts organizations, artists, patrons and sponsors."
:: Arts4Kids Program to Offer Painting Workshop at Christmas Connection - The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport will offer a painting workshop for children during Kingsport’s Christmas Connection.
:: "World-famous Vienna Boys Choir to Perform in Kingsport, TN" - The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Kingsport and the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport are pleased to announce the performance of the Vienna Boys Choir on Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 PM at the Eastman Toy F. Reid Auditorium on Wilcox Drive in Kingsport, TN.
:: "Arts Symposium features 'Handmade in America' Key Note Speaker, Betty Hurst" - "Art is communication that stimulates the senses. The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Kingsport will host an Arts Symposium on Tuesday, September 23 beginning at 9:00 AM on the second floor of the Kingsport Renaissance Center."
:: Kingsport Sculpture Walk Tours Resume - "Beginning Thursday evening, September 4, at 5:00 PM, art enthusiasts can gather at The Gallery of Local Artists, 158 Broad Street, in downtown Kingsport for a short social time before joining volunteer tour guides "
:: Weaving Words & Fibers with Arts4Kids - The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport offers a collaborative storytelling and weaving workshop.
:: Arts4Kids 2007-08 Workshops - Arts4Kids 2007-08 Workshops
:: Arts4Kids, September 2008 - "Out of the Mist... a Dragon", a Wood and Strings Theatre Production, coming to Kingsport in September
:: ACGK sponsors Zulu Connection
for Fun Fest 2008 - The World's Greatest Stilt Dancers Coming to Kingsport for Fun Fest 2008
:: Arts4Kids 2008 Spring Schedule - Arts4Kids Spring 2008 Schedule
:: Netherland Inn Hosts Exhibit of Masters - A public showing of selected pieces from King College's Neal and Alice Caldwell Art Collection will allow Tri-Cities residents to get up close and personal with works by some of the world's greatest artists.
:: Arts4Kids Camp Instructors 2008
:: Arts4Kids Summer Camp 2008 - Arts4Kids Summer Camp 2008
:: NETHERLAND INN/EXCHANGE PLACE
:: Arts4Kids April 2008 Workshop - Arts4Kids April Workshop: "Making Treasures out of Trash"
:: Arts4Kids March 2008 Workshop - "Charades and Improv"
Saturday, March 15, 1-2:30 PM
Kingsport Renaissance Center, Room 302
:: Art Nights/City Lights Spring 2008 - "The Kingsport Cultural Arts Division and Arts Council of Greater Kingsport are pleased to announce the spring schedule of the popular ""Art Nights/City Lights"" performing arts series. "
:: First Broad Street Orchestra Kicks Off Art Nights/City Lights Performance Series at Kingsport Renaissance Theatre - "The orchestra of First Broad Street United Methodist Church in Kingsport will present a concert of inspirational music at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 at the Renaissance Center Theater as part of the Art Nights/City Lights concert series."
:: Arts4Kids February 2008 Workshop - "What Lies Within: Children of Fiber"
Arts4Kids February Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 9, 1-2:30 PM
Kingsport Renaissance Center
:: ROMANTIC BALLET RETURNS TO EASTMAN STAGE - "Giselle tickets available from February 8, 2008FREE admission to students for school performance Ò 3/14/08 Ò 10amKingsport Ballet is proud to present Giselle Ò a well-loved Romantic Era ballet. Artistic director Valeria Sinyavskaya brings her international directing and teaching experience to this production."
:: Local artist and Philanthropist purchases - The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Kingsport is pleased to announce that local artist and philanthropist Alice Frederick has purchased the sculpture Sky Wedge for the City of Kingsport.
:: An Exhibit of Southern Music - "Rhythm & Roots, Southern Music Exhibit will be free and open to the public through February 29 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center's Atrium Gallery in Kingsport, TN. The exhibit featuresthe History, Musicians, Instruments and Sounds of the South, complete with individual audio tour"
:: Arts4Kids January 2008 Workshop - "The Art of Strengthening Mind and Body, While Honoring Society", An Introduction to TaeKwonDo and the Martial Arts for Arts4Kids participants.
:: Art of Michael C. Berry on Exhibit at the Renaissance Center Atrium Gallery - "The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Kingsport is please to announce an exhibit of paintings by Knoxville artist Michael C. Berry in the Atrium Gallery of the Kingsport Renaissance Center December 4 Ò January 4. The Atrium Gallery is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM Ò 8:00 PM, Saturdays, 9:00 AM Ò 9:00 PM and on Sundays, Noon Ò 5 PM. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Renaissance Center; admission is free. The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport will host a reception for Mike Berry from 5 Ò 7 PM on Saturday, December 15 in the Atrium Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public. The reception will immediately proceed the Blue Highway concert "
:: Kingsport Ballet presents Russian Nutcracker - "Enjoy the seasonal classic ""The Nutcracker"" in its most authentic form. Niswonger Performing Arts CenterGreeneville, Tennessee. Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 at 7:00 PMFor tickets call NPAC: 423-638-1679"
:: Blue Highway to Perform December 15 - "Bluegrass super star group Blue Highway will perform in concert on Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 PM at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Tickets for the performance are $18 regular admission and $15 student/senior admission and may be purchased by calling the Renaissance Center Central Box Office 423-392-8417."
:: Kingsport Renaissance Center presents - "TennesseeÌs Family Theatre, The Cumberland County Playhouse, will return to the Kingsport Renaissance Center on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 PM with the Sanders Family Christmas. The performance is completely SOLD OUT."
:: Don Josif -- Photography Exhibit and Reception - "The timeless photography of Don Josif is on display at the Kingsport Renaissance Center Atrium Gallery through November 26, 2007. A reception for the artist and photography will be held from 5 Ò 7 PM on Thursday, November 15 in the Atrium. "
:: Arts4Kids: Printmaking with Mylar - "What in the world is Mylar?
On Saturday, December 1, Kathy Hawk will lead an Arts4Kids printmaking workshop for children. "
:: Arts4Kids Bread Making and Baking Workshop - Prepare It, Smell It, Sample It at Historic Exchange Place on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 1 PM.
:: Andes Manta Video Clips - Andes Manta Video Clips from a performance
:: Spend your weekend with us! - "
Performing Arts Series Ò Kingsport Renaissance Theatre
November 2 , 3 , & 4, 2007Start the weekend with guitarist Richard Smith and cellist Julia Adams. The world-traveling duo resides in Nashville and plays classical and contemporary hits and totally entertains the audience. Local favorites, ""Voices of the Mountains"" and ""Towne Squares"" provide fantastic programs on Saturday and Sunday..."
:: Smoke on the Mountain - "The Cumberland County Playhouse will present their production of ""Smoke on the Mountain"", Thursday, October 4, 7:30 PM at the Kingsport Renaissance Theater. Tickets $18 and $15. 423-392-8417"
:: Arts4Kids Panpipe Workshop with Andes Manta - Playing more than 35 traditional instruments, Andes Manta brings traditional music, dance and folklore of the Andes region of South America to North American audiences.
:: Kingsport's Arts4Kids Program to Dance with Russian Ballet Artist - Children of the greater Kingsport area will have the opportunity to learn dance, as well as a little bit about Russian culture, from the Kingsport Ballet's artist in residence, Rostislov Dzabraev. On Saturday, September 15, Mr. Dzabraev, along with Kingsport Ballet's artistic director Valeria Sinyavskaya, will lead this Arts4Kids workshop at the Kingsport Ballet Studio from 1-2:30 PM. The instructors will demonstrate ballet technique as well as teach the students part of a Russian dance. Russian geography, culture and language will also be introduced during the workshop. Bring your children and grandchildren to experience this wonderful opportunity, no prior dance experience is required.
:: Through the Lens of Ed Westcott: Photographic History of World War II's Secret City - on display at the Renaissance Center Atrium and Kingsport City Hall Lobby Gallery through August 22. The exhibit features over 60 photographs taken by Ed Westcott documenting the first years of the Manhattan Project and the community activities of Oak Ridge.
:: Arts4Kids February Workshop: The Fiber of Freedom - Pass It On - Come and take a journey on a path from slavery to freedom with Ms. Lydia Wilson... February 10... 1-3 PM...
:: Scottish Storyteller to perform at Free Concert - "Wednesday, October 4 at 12:30PM the publci is invited to a free storytelling concert featuring Fife, Scotland's Angela Knowles..."
:: Steel Magnolias at the Renaissance Theatre - "Kingsport Theatre Guild will present Robert HarlingÌs comedy, Steel Magnolias, as its final production of the MainStage series."
:: Gary Hensley and Tony Mowell to Perform March 24 - GTP will perform as part of the Art Nights/City Lights series at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. All tickets $5. Call 423-392-8417.
:: Celtic Celebration for St. Patrick's Weekend - "Bluegrass will celebrate its Celtic roots on March 17 & 18 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Two concerts and a day of workshops will feature bluegrass and celtic music, dance, storytelling and more..."
:: Kingsport celebrates Art with the 2004 Art Awards - "The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport Arts Awards will be celebrated on Saturday, October 9th and recognize the best among regional artists and a special performance by Grammy nominated artist, John McCutcheon."
:: November 3: Voices of Mountains to Perform at the RenCen - "The concert theme will be ÏIn the Shadow of the ClassicsÓ and will feature a selection of songs from around the world. These various folk songs, "
:: More about Richard Smith and Julie Adams - "Richard has toured around the world, surprising audiences everywhere with his genius, showcasing a repertoire spanning an incredible range of musical styles from country, bluegrass, mainstream jazz, modern pop and rock, to classical guitar."
:: Art Nights City Lights: Andes Manta Comes to Kingsport - "
Andes Manta to Perform Traditional Ecuadorian Music
Friday, October 5, 2007
The Cultural Arts Division of the City of Kingsport and the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport are pleased to present Andes Manta in performance on Friday, October 5, 2007 at 7:30 PM at the Kingsport Renaissance Theater. Tickets are $12 for Adults and $10 for Students/Seniors and are available at the Renaissance Center main office Room 224."
:: Arts4Kids 2007 Summer Schedule
:: Classical Indian Dance Performance by Nashville Artists - "The Tri-Cities Indian Women's Association will present Monica Colley in a performance of Classical Indian Dance on Saturday, October 6 beginning at 6:00 PM. Tickets include the performance and a taste of Indian food catered by Sahib Indian Restaurant in Johnson City. VIP tickets $25 available from TIWA members or $15/$10 available from Renaissance Center Central Box Office 423-392-8417."
:: Fall 2007 Art Nights/City Lights Schedule is Announced - "The Cultural Arts Division and Arts Council of Greater Kingsport announce the Fall 2007 schedule of performing events at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Look for some wonderful plays, great music and fantastic multi-cultural performances. Call 423-392-8417 for your tickets."
:: PUBLIC ART
:: Introduction to the Sculpture Walk - "From T. Arthur Scott, Jr., Chairman of Kingsport Public Art Committee: The Public Art Committee of the City of Kingsport is pleased to present the 2007-2008 Sculpture Walk as its first major initiative."
:: Sculpture Walk Price List 07-08 - "Several people have asked if the Sculptures on display are for sale. They are all for sale at the prices listed below. The Curator as well as the Public Art Committee would be delighted if one or more of these beautiful pieces could find a home in the Tri-Cities. Please let us know if we can help. Thanks, Cultural Arts Division 423-392-8416"
:: 28th Annual Christmas Connection Seeks Arts and Craft Vendors - "Local and regional artists and artisans are invited to apply for inclusion in the 28th Annual Christmas Connection held November 9, 10, 11"
:: Arts4Kids @ Fun Fest - Arts4Kids Fun Fest Activities hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport
:: Summer Arts Boot Camp - The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport offers a one day Summer Arts Boot Camp on June 18.
:: Meet Hank Foreman -- Curator for Kingsport's 1st Sculpture Walk - "ÏI would like to take this opportunity to commend the City of Kingsport, The Renaissance Center-Cultural Arts Division, and the Kingsport Public Art Committee for their dedication to this project and for their belief and understanding that the arts play vital roles in the life of a community."""
:: Arts Alive!Jukebox Boys Host Music Concert to Benefit Arts4Kids - "The Jukebox Boys along with the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport will host a concert and dance to benefit the Arts4Kids program on Friday, May 11 at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium from 7 to 10 p.m. "
:: Celebrate Our Appalachian Heritage - "The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance will present Robby Spencer, Kody Norris and Tom Isaacs and Wires and Wood on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre"
:: Explore International Dance with Arts4Kids - "The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport invites children ages 5-12 to explore the world of dance through an exciting Arts4Kids workshop. On Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m."
:: Sculpture Walk Scheduled to Arrive in May - 10 distinct sculptures will be placed along Main Street from the Chamber of Commerce lawn to Broad Street and then along Broad Street in the Plazas.
:: Folk Singer John McCutchen in concert March 23 at the RenCen - "John McCutcheon has emerged as one of our most respected and loved folksingers. As an instrumentalist, he is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer."
:: Al Petteway and Amy White to perform February 10 - "Grammy-Winning Guitarist, Indie-Award Winning Duo Contemporary Celtic- & Appalachian-Influenced Acoustic Groove Mark your calendars for this great concert at the RenCen! "
:: Arts4Kids offers Hip Hop Dance Workshop March 3
:: The Civic Chorale to Perform in Kingsport March 17 - "Civic Chorale Offers ÏParlorÓ concerts in Kingsport and Johnson CityIn the nineteenth century, before the automobile, before radio, television, movies, and other modern entertainments came into being, it was common for extended families and friends to gather in the special room of the house, the parlor, on a Sunday afternoon...."
:: Art Nights/City Lights Spring 2007 - "The Kingsport Cultural Arts Division and Arts Council of Greater Kingsport are pleased to announce the spring schedule of the popular ""Art Nights/City Lights"" performing arts series. Grammy Award-winning artist Al Petteway and Amy White will perform at the RenCen on Saturday, February, 10, 8:00 PM. ..."
:: KINGSPORT ART GUILD
:: Public Art Committee sets Goals for New Programs - The Public Art Committee of the City of Kingsport is pleased to present an outline of strategic initiatives to bring Public Art to the Kingsport community.
:: Arts4Kids January Workshop: Children's Theatre
:: Arts4Kids December Printmaking Workshop - Arts4Kids December Printmaking Workshop will be held December 9 at 1 p.m. at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.
:: Cartooning with Mr. Ollie - Arts4Kids November Workshop - "The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport will hold its November Arts4Kids workshop on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to noon. Professional cartoonist Mr. Ollie will demonstrate, through the use of basic shapes and objects, how children can use their imagination...."
:: Violinist Lucie Novoveska and Pianist Mary Hook to Perform Classic and Seasonal Music - "The duo will perform a diverse concert at the Kingsport Renaissance Center on Saturday, December 2 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $12 and $10. The performance will include classics, works composed by Ms. Novoveska as well as seasonal favorites.... "
:: Blue Highway to Kick Off Concert Series - "The City of KingsportÌs Cultural Services Division will partner again with the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance to present the Celebrate Our Appalachian Heritage concert series as part of the ÏArts Nights, City LightsÓ performance arts series. The first concert of the series will feature Blue Highway on Friday, November 10 at 7:30 PM at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. "
:: Voices of the Mountains presents - This November 4 performance includes a selection of songs from around the world...
:: Appalachian Express Chorus to perform on October 28 - "Everyone Loves A Mystery at Halloween! The Appalachian Express Chorus presents ""The Mystery of Harmony Gulch"" on Saturday October 28th at the Kingsport Renaissance Center..."
:: Alex de Grassi to perform October 21 - "Alex de Grassi brings a unique voice to the art of acoustic guitar with his evocative compositions and arrangements, a highly-orchestrated "
:: Kingsport Theatre Guild presents - "Kingsport Theatre Guild will present the second production of its 59th season, Arsenic and Old Lace, by Joseph Kesselring, October 13, 14 and 15 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater...."
:: Nashville Film Festival to Show - "Nashville Film Festival will bring the ""Best of the Fest"" to the Kingsport Renaissance Theatre on Friday, October 20 with a program of varied short films..."
:: 2006 Arts Awards - "2006 Arts Awards honor area Arts Leaders, Arts Patrons and Distinguished Artists. The celebration will be held at the Kingsport Renaissance Center, Saturday, September 30 beginning at 7:00 PM..."
:: Nashville Film Festival to Show - "Nashville Film Festival will bring the ""Best of the Fest"" to the Kingsport Renaissance Theatre with a program of varied short films..."
:: Arts4Kids -- Maskmaking with Becky Mallory - Arts4Kids October 2006 Workshop: Maskmaking with Becky Mallory
:: East Indian Classical Dance Performance - "Evening of East Indian Classical Dance sponsored by the TriCities Indian WomenÌs Association on Saturday, September 9 at 7:30 PM as part of the Art Nights/City Lights performing arts series at the Kingsport Renaissance Center"
:: Alex de Grassi to perform October 21 - "Alex de Grassi brings a unique voice to the art of acoustic guitar with his evocative compositions and arrangements, a highly-orchestrated sound, and sheer virtuosity."
:: Arts4Kids -- Fun with Junk - "Sunday, September 10 at 2:30 PM, kids will have the opportunity to make homemade instruments out of odds and ends materials while learning about traditional folk music. The workshop will be held at the Exchange Place on the back porch of Roseland ...."
:: Tennessee Children's Dance Ensemble - Goodwill ambassadors for the State of Tennessee will perform on August 26 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.
:: Arts4Kids - Fun with Junk - Arts4Kids - Fun with Junk : Homemade Instruments Workshop
:: Steve Leslie In Concert August 19 - "Singer/Songwriter Steve Leslie will be joined by Jim Ferguson and Britt Lane at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Steve Leslie will also offer a hands-on master class songwriting workshop at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 19. Song writers of all levels are welcome. Country music singer/songwriter Steve Leslie has a string of successful songs that almost everyone will recognize from the hit parade. "
:: 2005-06 JACK Workshops - 2005-06 JACK Workshops
:: Snarky Puppy August 12 8:00 PM - "World Fusion Jazz Band ""Snarky Puppy"" performs at the Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $8 and $5. Call 423-392-8417"
:: Art Nights / City Lights Schedule of Events - Art Nights/City Lights concerts are performed at the Kingsport Renaissance Center1200 East Center Street 423-392-8417
:: Muriel Anderson -- Back by Popular Demand - "Acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Muriel Anderson will return to the Kingsport Renaissance Center Theater on Saturday, July 29 at 8:00 PM.Tickets $12 and $10. Call 423-392-8417 "
:: Arts Club for Kids: 'Hands on with Zig' - A Musical Journey - "0n Saturday, July 15, 2006, the Arts Council of Greater KingsportÌs Arts Club for Kids will present ÎHands on with ZigÌ."
:: ART AWARDS - "Nominations for the 2006 Arts Awards are due July 1, 2006. Honor the arts leaders, distinguished artists and distinguished patrons in our community."
:: ARTS ORGANIZATIONS REGISTRY - Registry Entries of Arts Organizations
:: PROGRAMS WELCOME TEXT
:: RENAISSANCE GALLERY
:: CULTURAL ARTS DIVISION
:: SYMPHONY OF THE MOUNTAINS
:: DOWNTOWN KINGSPORT ASSOCIATION
:: KINGSPORT THEATRE GUILD
:: KINGSPORT BALLET
:: SUPPORT THE ARTS WELCOME
:: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES
:: KEY STAFF
:: "Mission, Vision and Goals of The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport" - "The mission of the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport is to support and promote the arts in order to enhance the cultural, social and economic climate in our community through facilitation, information, and advocacy."
:: 2006 Arts Awards Nomination Form
:: BOARD OF DIRECTORS - Board of Directorys Article
:: Creative programs we support improve the awareness of arts and events in Northeast TN.
:: Frequently Asked Questions
:: Airmen of Note - "Airmen of Note -- the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force will perform at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 PM."
:: Art Nights City Lights - Fools - "On Friday, February 10, 11 at 8:00 PM, and Friday Feb. 12 at 3:00 PM, Art Nights/City Lights will present ""Fools,"" by Neil Simon. Tickets are available from KingsportÌs Cultural Arts Division at 423-392-8414 or by calling the Renaissance Center Box Office at 423-392-8417."
:: Art Nights / City Lights Schedule of Events - Schedule of Events for Winter-Spring 2006
:: Young Bluegrass Musicians Take the Stage as Part of ÏArt Nights/City LightsÓ Series - "The ETSU Bluegrass Band and the Kody Norris, Tom Isaacs and the Watauga Mountain Boys will take the stage as part of the ÏArt Nights/City LightsÓ performing arts series on Friday, February 24 at 7:30 PM at the Kingsport Renaissance Center. Tickets are $8, students and seniors $7."
:: Cornelia Kodkani Laemmli Returns to Conduct Symphony of the Mountains - "Symphony of the Mountains will perform the second Henry Kegley Concert on Sunday, February 19, 2006, 3:00 PM at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, VA."
:: For the Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf - "In Celebration of Black History Month The Rogersville Arts Council Presents ""For the Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,"" by Ntozake Shrange. Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 pm Rogersville City School Auditorium. Admission $5.00."
:: Seeking High Energy Teacher - "Seeking high-energy teacher for early childhood (and after school) art enrichment classes; no art experience necessary, will train; own transportation for Kingsport, TN area; part-time position. Please send r»sum» to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 423-348-9006.
:: Road to Rau - The Rau Collection: Six Centuries with the European Masters exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience some of the worldÌs most spectacular paintings. The ninety-fie works of art have been selected from a remarkable private collection owned by the late Dr. Gustav Rau.
:: T.K.'s Bluegrass on Broad Street - This year's shows will culminate with a Sept. 2 show featuring the ETSU Bluegrass Band - the closing event for ETSU Pride Week.
:: Art Works Conference and Arts Advocacy Day in Virginia - "Art Works Conference and Arts Advocacy Day in Virginia
RICHMOND, VA Û The annual Art Works for Virginia conference and Arts Advocacy Day with the state legislature will be held Jan. 25-26 in Richmond."
:: Symphony of the Mountains - Youth Orchestra Spring Auditions - "The Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra (SMYO) will hold spring auditions on Sunday, January 8, from 12:30 Ò 1:30 p.m. in Room 310 of the Kingsport Renaissance Center. The Renaissance Center is located at 1200 E. Center Street in Kingsport, Tennessee. Regular rehearsals will be held on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. beginning January 8."
:: "Symphony of the Mountains Celebrates MozartÌs 250th Birthday with Guest Conductor, Israel Getzov " - "Symphony of the Mountains will perform the third Eastman Chemical Company Masterworks Series Concert on Saturday, January 21, 2006, 8:00 pm at the Toy F. Reid (Eastman) Employee Center, Kingsport, TN."
:: Tennessee Arts Commission Email Newsletter - "Tennessee Arts Commission Newsletter, a little messy at the moment as it was adapted from an email, tidier versions coming soon, there are links herein that can take you to a well formatted version of their newsletter."
:: Area Legislators Thanked at Special Reception - "Tennessee arts organizations recently had an opportunity to thank area legislators during a special reception sponsored by Tennesseans for the Arts. The reception was held at the Kingsport Renaissance Center on August 30, 2005."
:: Symphony of the Mountains - Masterworks Series Concert - "Symphony of the Mountains announces Cornelia Kodkani Laemmli to Conduct the November 12, 2005 Concert"
:: Symphony of the Mountains - Youth Orchestra
:: Symphony of the Mountains 2005-2006 Schedule
:: Creative Conversations
:: "GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCES ON THE ARTS in Knoxville, TN" - "With a strong emphasis on technology, the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) will present E-Arts÷The Governor's Regional Conferences on the Arts beginning Oct. 13."
:: Fall 2005 Art Classes - "Fall, 2005 ART CLASSES Kingsport Renaissance Center - Room 313"
:: Arts Council Spring/Summer 2005 Newsletter
:: Just Arts Club for Kids Workshop proposals - JACK (Just Arts Club for Kids) - Artists needed to submit workshop proposals as well as sponsors.
:: Call to Artists - Online Artist Registry - All Artists Welcome - Display your artwork on our website
:: Arts Array Film Series - "The Arts Array Film Series continues with showings of The Motorcycle Diaries, from the great Brazilian director Walter Salles, who made Central Station."
:: Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Dinner - Two world-acclaimed stars of Broadway will join the Symphony of the Mountains Orchestra to perform music of the silver screen at the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Dinner.
:: JACK: Play It by Ear - Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join JACK -- Just Arts Club for Kids to sample a variety of art forms. On January 15th David See will be teaching hands-on musical improvisation.
:: Bizet's Carmen - "Carmen, a sensual young gypsy woman, seduces a na‘ve army corporal, Don Jos». He gives up his career and Micaela (a peasant girl) for Carmen, and becomes a smuggler. When Carmen turns her passion to Escamillo (a toreador), Don Jos» stabs her after she declares that she will live free or die. "
:: 2004 Art Awards Winners Announced - The 2004 Arts Award Winners were recognized at the Kingsport Renaissance Center on October 9th. Several leaders and artisans were recognized with awards along with a performance by 5 time grammy nominee John McCutcheon.
:: 2004 Arts Awards - "2004 Arts Awards Ceremony and Reception Saturday, October 9, 2004 7:00 p.m. Tickets $20"
:: Just Arts Club for Kids - The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport is please to announce an arts club program for children ages 5 Ò 12.
:: Directions to ACGK - The Arts Council of Greater Kingsport is located in the Kingsport Renaissance Center on East Center Street. Click the link below for complete details about how to find our offices in the center of Kingsport.
:: www.tricitesARTS.org - This regional planning calendar is available to all arts organizations in the Tri-Cities and is meant to be a primary source for arts programming information and planning.
:: www.kingsportARTS.org - The website of the Arts Council of Greater Kingsport. Programs and members of the Council are highlighted on this website which includes a gallery of artists and a source of arts information for the Greater Kingsport area.