Fall A&E Preview
There’s more going on here than you realize. In fact, there are more events planned for fall in the Knoxville area than any one person can humanly keep track of. Therefore, we’ve gathered them all (well, most of them) here for your convenience—a guide to the art, books, festivals, music, symphony, and theater events that are happening in the next four months.
NEWS & VIEWS
Citybeat: Books Ban
Dirty old men, get the hell out of our libraries. That’s the gist of a press release Tim Burchett’s office sent out late Monday morning, announcing that all registered sex offenders are prevented from stepping foot inside a Knox County library ever again. But the policy would seem to contradict First Amendment rights to information, as was the case in a defeated ban in Albuquerque, N.M. Cari Wade Gervin reports.
Citybeat: Equal Access?
With another school year under way, representatives of the Boy Scouts of America are recruiting new members in Knox County classrooms. Jesse Fox Mayshark asks whether they should be allowed to.
Jack Neely ponders his reawakened attraction to crappy old TV shows.
Frank Cagle considers the low numbers for early voting.
Rikki Hall makes his case for a more straightforward approach to redistricting.
All Foods Considered by Rose Kennedy
A Living World by Eleanor Scott
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Local CD Review
Robo and the Passing Tones
UT Faculty Chamber Series
Poet Terrance Hayes
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Attack the Block