Thursday, Aug. 25
The Politics of Preservation
11:30 a.m., the Square Room (4 Market Square).
Knox Heritage is hosting this forum for mayoral and City Council candidates, focusing on historic preservation issues and policies.
The Cooking Show con Karimi & Comrades
7 p.m., Knoxville Botanical Gardens and Arboretum. $20. (Also at 7 p.m. Sunday.)
Carpetbag Theater presents a live cooking performance with Chef Mero Cocinero.
Friday, Aug. 26
8 p.m., Bijou Theatre. $19.50.
Local singer/songwriter will perform songs from his 2010 solo debut.
Saturday, Aug. 27
James McMurtry with Leticia Wolf
8 p.m., The Shed (Maryville). $20.
McMurtry's hard-edged country/blues-rock is sometimes novelistic, sometimes fiercely political.
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Young Professional Mayoral Debate
6:30-9 p.m., Knoxville Museum of Art.
Mayoral candidates will meet, greet, and then (from 8-9) debate for an audience of Knoxville's young professionals. (You do not need to be young or professional to attend.)
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