Temperatures have been dropping and everyone is on the hunt for a way to warm up. We are all excited for a taste of those delicious fall and winter flavors, but what if you need a break from pumpkin spice and hot chocolate? A sip of hot spice fruit tea is sure to do the trick.
On Thursday, Nov. 20 the Fisk Jubilee Singers from Fisk University in Nashville performed at the Cox Auditorium. The choir sang a number of traditional spirituals including “Listen to the Lambs,” “I Know I’ve Been Changed” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” among many others.
Knoxville held it’s 48th annual Fine Craft Show at the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park on Nov. 14-16. Artists from all over the region came to display diverse crafts and talents, including glass blowing demonstrations and glass bead making.
The Fisk Jubilee Singers will be performing at the Cox Auditorium on Nov. 20. The event will be hosted by UT’s Cultural Attractions Committee.
A “Hunger Games” themed ball took place at Cocoa Moon on Nov. 14. Guests dressed in Capitol inspired fashion, and all proceeds went to charity.
The 87th National Future Farmers of America Convention (FFA) and Expo drew over 60,000 FFA members and advisors from across the nation to Louisville, KY. For one UT student it reaffirmed her drive to be continually involved with the UT chapter.
On Monday Nov. 10, Ewing Gallery opened Color Refined, an art exhibit curated by Sam Yates and co-sponsored by the Visual Arts Committee and the Ready for the World initiative.
Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, Tenn. celebrated the grand opening of their Plaza Pet Station Thursday afternoon. The Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee and other pet businesses excitedly gathered for the station’s commencement.
On Sunday Nov. 9, Dave Mason brought the crowd to their feet at the Bijou Theatre. While Mason’s solo career included collaborations with a plethora of artists including Fleetwood Mac and Paul McCartney, he is remembered mostly for his involvement in the band Traffic.
Tuesday night the University of Tennessee Jazz Band took the audience on a trip back in time as they performed several big band numbers.The Jazz Band is a part of the School of Music’s Jazz Studies program.
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