| When: Friday, August 5th 5:00 - 9:00pm
Where: the Market Square District
What: a special downtown evening showcased by a unique experience
provided by 20+ restaurants, shops and galleries!
FOR MORE INFO CALL 256-2469
Special Theatrical Performance:Three Flights Up Gallery invites you to stop by for an evening
of art, food and music featuring work by several local artists including
Holly Denman, Terrie Yeatts, Julie Camarata, Trevor Mikula, David
Massengill, Annie Fletcher, Rebecca Jack, Erin Dutton, Diana Bundy,
Lauren Karnitz, Ben McKamey, and jewelry by Amanda Richardson.
Downtown Grill & Brewery will host the band JOBE. They will
also extend their happy hour until 10:00 featuring $2 pints, Long
Island Ice Tea, and margaritas as well as double wells and calls
and $1 off house wines.
Tennessee Stage Co presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Special Musical Entertainment:
Wood, Wind and Wire
Reruns will feature LIVE Mannequins.
The Arts & Culture Alliance presents "Oil and Steel: Muscle
and Mind", featuring local artists Clay Pardue (oil on board)
and Michael Russell (metal sculptures). Complimentary wine and hors
d'oeuvres are served.
Preservation Pub has an extended Happy Hour and FREE Pizza til 6:30
and will host the "Appalachian Gypsy" sounds of Swing
The UT Downtown Gallery will present Through the Lens of Ed
Westcott: A Photographic History of World War IIs Secret City."
Westcott was the official photographer for the Oak Ridge division
Sapphire offers iSFR where you are the DJ! Bring your iPod or digital
music player and you can show 'em what you got.
One Vision Plaza hosts the Writer's Block LIVE Concert Series with
special guests ARLINGTON PRIEST with The Lonetones. Arlington Priest
has been described as "heartfelt lyrics, combined with soulful
voices and charming persona....songs of haunting beauty... teaming
with lush finger picking and dazzling harmonies." -Southeast
Performer Magazine. Tickets are $7.
Bliss HOME will the feature the works of local artist Matt Peterson.
Matt's work is based on systems built by codes and works with idea
that the whole is the sum of its parts.
"First Friday" is a highly successful event that
began in October of 2003. On the first Friday of every month each
downtown business offers something special for all Knoxvillians
and visitors. Promotions include artist receptions, gallery openings,
special food and drink offerings and more. Each of these events
has drawn between 500 and 1,000 people to the Market Square District.