Michael Spurgeon, Breck Fulmer and Ethan Turbyfill, from left, rehearse "The Little White Duck."

Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

The third time’s a charm for a group of Pellissippi State Community College students, who will travel to Scotland this summer to perform in the world’s largest arts festival.  The group, led by Theatre Arts Professor Charles Miller, was scheduled to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2020 and… Read More »Pellissippi State Theatre Arts students preview plays ahead of Scotland premiere

Logo for The Arts at Pellissippi State

Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Pellissippi State Community College students take the spotlight this month in a series of art exhibits and concerts that are free and open to the public.   All events will be held on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, with art exhibits in the Bagwell Center for… Read More »Pellissippi State students show off their artistic and musical skills

Playwright Jake Brasch visits with Pellissippi State Theatre students who are performing his play "Our Tempest"

Pellissippi State play combines Shakespeare with climate change for ‘wacky romp in the woods’

Theatre students at Pellissippi State Community College have collaborated with a Brooklyn playwright on a new play that will debut this weekend.  “Our Tempest” by Jake Brasch will be performed six times at Pellissippi State: at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, April 1-2 and April 8-9, as well as 2… Read More »Pellissippi State play combines Shakespeare with climate change for ‘wacky romp in the woods’

Abstract clay piece by Hunter Stamps

Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

Pellissippi State Community College’s art gallery shifts its focus from fabric to sculpture as the Arts at Pellissippi State presents Hunter Stamps and Jessica Wilson: Ceramics.  The works of these two artists will be on display through April 1 in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery on the college’s… Read More »Pellissippi State exhibits ceramics by artists Hunter Stamps, Jessica Wilson

Dom Flemons with banjo

Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State

It’s not every day that you get to hear and learn from a Grammy Award-winning musician, but Pellissippi State Community College offers that opportunity to the public next week – for free.  Dom Flemons, a 2020 United States Artists Fellow, will perform a free concert at the Clayton Performing Arts… Read More »Grammy Award-winning musician to play free concert, hold free banjo workshop at Pellissippi State

Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt is on display Feb. 7-March 4

Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

Pellissippi State Community College offers free art exhibits and musical performances each month – and no tickets are required.  Beginning Monday, Feb. 7, The Arts at Pellissippi State presents Muriel Condon: Fabric Print and Quilt in the Bagwell Center for Media Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. … Read More »Pellissippi State features printmaking this month, six free concerts

Keith Brown in hat

Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage

Pianist, composer, arranger and educator Keith Brown returns to Knoxville next week to kick off Pellissippi State Community College’s spring 2022 concert series.  Brown will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the College’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville. The… Read More »Knoxville-raised Keith Brown brings contemporary jazz to Pellissippi State stage

A painting on fabric by artist Denise Burge

Exhibition exposes ‘corporeal reality’ of tropics

A new art exhibit at Pellissippi State Community College shows another side of “usually glamorous” beach life.  “Denise Burge: Recent Work” will be on display in the College’s Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, through Feb. 4. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. … Read More »Exhibition exposes ‘corporeal reality’ of tropics