Thursday, Aug. 11
NAACP Mayoral Candidate Forum
7-8:30 p.m., Beck Cultural Exchange Center (1927 Dandridge Ave.)
The local chapter of the NAACP will host the Knoxville mayoral contenders.
Red, White and Tuna
8 p.m., Theatre Knoxville Downtown. $10-$15. (Continues at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday)
The third play in the Big Tuna, Texas series.
Friday, Aug. 12
8 p.m., Bijou Theatre. $25.
The albino guitarist from Texas has been playing the blues since the 1960s.
The Wing Project
8 p.m., Relix Variety Theatre. $5.
Local carnival and circus troupe offers fire, magic, dance, aerial acrobatics, comedy, and music.
Sunday, Aug. 14
8 p.m. Sunday, Barley's Taproom.
Adele has a big voice and a nice line in torch songs, twang, Tin Pan Alley, and honky-tonk originals.
Monday, Aug. 15
The 2011-12 Knox County public school year begins with a half-day for all students.
Wednesday, Aug. 17
Compassion Knoxville Report
6:30 p.m., Main Assembly Room, City County Building
The citizens task force on homelessness will discuss their report and recommendations.
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