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Every week | Breathe Bristol Yoga
Monday 7:15 pm, Wednesday 8:30 am & 5:45 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 1-2 pm
Tuesday 6 pm
Monday & Friday 8:30 am, Wednesday 7:15 pm, Thursday 6 pm
Monday — Friday 6 am
$8 Lunch Class
Tuesday & Thursday 12:15 — 12:45 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 11 am — Noon
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Wednesdays at 4PM | Machiavelli's
Machiavelli's offers something special for the ladies on each Wednesday night. Enjoy half-priced appetizers and glasses of wine from 4:00-9:00 PM!
Feb 1 — Jun 30 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!
Dates: February 1, 2019—June 30, 2019
Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook inReading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories.
Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks at the seminal titles from the late 1800s through the modern story of Appalachia – you’ll feel like you’re walking through the pages of a storybook. Children can stand eye-to-eye with characters fromJourney Cake Ho,A Mountain Rose,When Otter Tricked the Rabbit,When I Was Young, and others.
The exhibit also includes representative clothes and toys from Appalachia, music, and hands-on activities that bring the subject to life for kids of all ages. Children are encouraged to try on masks of storybook characters and find themselves in a story. They can create their own story of childhood set in Appalachia and hear the voice of old-time storyteller Ray Hicks along with some of their favorite authors and illustrators. Each panel includes an interpretation of the text from a child’s perspective.
All are invited to walk into the pages of a story of childhood in Appalachia!
Reading Appalachiawas organized by theEast Tennessee Historical Societyand theKnox County Public Library; it is made possible through the generous support of Clayton Homes, the Jane L. Pettway Foundation, Friends of the Knox County Public Library, and the University of Tennessee’s Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.
The exhibit will be on display in the museum’s Special Exhibits Gallery fromFebruary 1 to June 30, 2019. Itwill be complemented by a variety of engaging public programs and can serve as a wonderful educational resource for school groups and educators.
Feb 14 — Apr 30 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum
The Volunteer State has been the birthplace of some of the most influential music in the world, illustrated by the Beale Street blues clubs in Memphis, the R&B scene on Nashville’s Jefferson Street, and Knoxville’s Gem Theater.I Have a Voicegives a snapshot of African American Tennesseans’ important contribution to American music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and soul music. In turn, their music has influenced and enriched music around the world. From the early blues legends of W. C. Handy and Bessie Smith to the soul hits of STAX Records in Memphis, visitors can learn about various performers, getting the chance to hear the voices and the stories of many of the African American musicians from Tennessee who made their mark on American music and beyond.
The exhibit, which will be on display in the museum’s Learning Center, has been created and is being traveled by the Tennessee State Museum. A Tennessee State Museum curator-led talk about the exhibit will be open to the public on the evening of Thursday, February 21.