Hailed by Christopher Weingarten of Rolling Stone Magazine as: "the most ambitious avant-garde festival to emerge in America in more than a decade" and praised by Philip Glass as a "tremendous experience", Knoxville's own Big Ears Festival is gearing up for another weekend of incredible music, art exhibitions, film screenings, and more.
Knoxville physician Richard Briggs is one of 27 Republicans who will represent the GOP in the Tennessee Senate when state lawmakers get to work in January. He succeeds one of the most colorful characters to inhabit the Senate in recent years, Stacey Campfield. In fact, it's hard to have a discussion with Briggs about his upcoming tenure without mentioning his predecessor. But if you're looking for Stacey 2.0, Briggs says, he's not your guy.
Our brains undergo all kinds of states of consciousness... But how? And what are those states?
Helen Baghdoyan (Beaman Professor) and Ralph Lydic(Robert H. Cole Endowed Professor of Neuroscience) teach Anesthesiology and Psychology at the University of Tennessee. They spoke with WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper about their research on how the brain regulates various states of consciousness, and how anesthesia actually works…
Knoxville Opera is putting together a production of Gilbert & Sullivan's classic and hilariously entertaining operetta, H.M.S. Pinafore. Brian Deedick returns as stage director and the cast features several internationally-acclaimed singers, including some recognizable names in the local opera scene here in Knoxville.