Category Archives: The Arts

Pellissippi State exhibit features art of graphic design students

Andy Warhol is arguably the most famous commercial illustrator-turned-artist. His iconic early images of Campbell’s soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles went on to become some of the most expensive art ever sold. An upcoming student exhibit at Pellissippi State Community … Continue reading

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En garde! Dueling takes center stage in Pellissippi State’s Faculty Lecture Series

Charles R. Miller, head of theatrical productions and a Theatre faculty member at Pellissippi State Community College, is throwing down the glove, so to speak. He defies anyone to fail to enjoy his upcoming presentation, “The History of the Duel.” … Continue reading

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Community invited to Pellissippi State’s April 25 Student Design Showcase

It’s not often that graphic designers get to display their work and potentially receive multiple job offers during one four-hour event at one location. That’s the scenario at the annual Communication Graphics Technology Student Design Showcase scheduled for April 25 … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for Pellissippi State’s next to last concert of the season

The Music Concert Series presented by Pellissippi State Community College offers free musical events throughout the academic year. They range from jazz and bluegrass concerts to choral performances and holiday celebrations. The first of the series’ last two offerings for … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts award-winning poets to celebrate National Poetry Month

Her “Fireflies” poem has been read for listeners by Garrison Keillor, the popular public radio personality. His first book of poems, “Elegy on Independence Day,” was awarded the prestigious Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. Collectively, poets Marilyn Kallet and Arthur … Continue reading

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Community invited to Pellissippi State’s Sixth Annual Festival of Cultures

There’s only one place where you can sample food from 16 countries and enjoy performances ranging from Brazilian dance and Irish step to Latin music and West African drum. That place is the Goins Building College Center at the Hardin … Continue reading

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March 28 Pellissippi State concert showcases jazz and bluegrass

Always one of the most popular events in the Music Concert Series presented by Pellissippi State Community College, the annual Jazz Band and Bluegrass Concert combines two very different genres for one evening of musical showmanship. Selections from the Thursday, … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Tony Award-winning alumnus Levi Kreis stages one-night performance

Levi Kreis garnered a 2010 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, thanks to his electrifying performance as Jerry Lee Lewis in “Million Dollar Quartet” on Broadway. Now he has scheduled a one-night performance at Pellissippi State Community … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State presents ‘What Dance Moves?’ faculty lecture March 21

The Faculty Lecture Series at Pellissippi State Community College features a range of presentations, from history and hobbits to Shakespeare and economics. Finding uncharted territory in this eclectic group might not be easy, but Pellissippi State faculty member Maggie Jenkins … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State hosts inaugural March 18-29 Student Photography Exhibit

Art exhibits featuring students, faculty and visiting artists are regular occurrences at Pellissippi State Community College. So, too, are photography-related events showcasing the works of guest photographers. New this year is an exhibit that focuses solely on the work of … Continue reading

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