Sordid Lives and a One Man Performance in Knoxville: An Interview with Del Shores

You’ll never see Tammy Wynette the same again, after you see Sordid Lives. The play, written by Del Shores, debuted in 1996 in Los Angeles and was followed by an independent film in 2000 and a television series in 2008. A Very Sordid Wedding was released just last year, once again, written and directed by Del Shores. […]

A Downtown Building Finds a New Purpose; A Downtown Institution Plans Move

Unless you’ve had a car repaired there – and many people have over the years – you’d not likely be familiar with the building at 213 E. Fifth Avenue. Should you have reason to drive east on Fifth Avenue past the old Knoxville High School, future home of senior housing, you’d pass it on your […]

Theatre Knoxville Downtown Celebrates Its 40th Season, Looks to Find a New Home

Located at 319 N. Gay Street, Theatre Knoxville Downtown isn’t on everyone’s map. In case you’ve never noticed it or don’t know where that block is located, it’s just across the street from the old Regas Restaurant. It’s on the “other side of the tracks,” as Bonny Pendleton pointed out when we sat down to talk […]