Old-time music: The Carolina Chocolate Drops perform at 8 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre. (The North Carolina country blues/string band also performs Friday at 8 p.m. at the Bijou). Tickets are $25 plus service charges, available at Knoxville Tickets locations, 865-656-4444 and www.knoxbijou.com.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fired chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was expected Thursday in federal court after the aide's arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography, authorities said.
For their version of "The Nutcracker" that opens Thursday and runs through the weekend at Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, the West Tennessee Youth Ballet has honed in on the spirit of youthful wonder.
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