Rhythm N’ Blooms Unlikely to Happen Next Year (Or Ever?)

You may have seen this reported in Compass (subscribe if you haven’t), or elsewhere, but because it is significant news for downtown, I wanted to mention it in this space: At least a temporary end has been declared for the Rhythm N’ Blooms Music Festival. Last Friday afternoon, Dogwood Arts issued a statement regarding the […]

Attack Monkey Productions, LLC Responds to Dogwood Arts in Rhythm N’ Blooms Countersuit

As expected, the recent injunction filed by Dogwood Arts against Attack Monkey Productions did not go without legal response. A countersuit was filed late last week in Knox County Chancery Court responding to the previous filing and detailing the disagreements between the parties. As first reported here, Dogwood Arts, stating that the relationship between the […]

Rhythm N Blooms Festival Embroiled in Dispute

*The following is based on a public document obtained directly for me by request from the Knox County Chancery Court. The interpretation of that document is mine alone. I have interpreted it to the best of my understanding and as accurately as I am able. It is, however, a legal document and I am not […]

Rhythm n Blooms 2019: The Look Back

A wonderful edition of the annual Rhythm n Blooms, presented by Dogwood Arts and Attack Monkey Productions, has come and gone leaving festival goers exhausted and, hopefully, with a satisfying fill of their music craving for a while. By many measures this was the most successful in the run, with the first sell-out in its […]

Old City Performing Arts Center Announced

It’s funny how things eventually converge. I first mentioned the Cor-Tenn Company┬áin an article about businesses we tend to overlook. They eventually moved from their location at 111 State Street and the building has sat empty for several months. I first mentioned River and Rail Theatre Company on the occasion of their debut production in […]