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Volume 26, Number 5 — May 2018

Articles

AAME Gala honors Arts Achievement Award winners

A celebration in honor of the Arts Alliance Mountain Empire Arts Achievement Awards winners is held Saturday, May 19 at 6 p.m., at the Holiday Inn in Bristol, Virginia

Noted organist gives church concert honoring professor

Dr. Stephen Hamilton, an internationally-known organist, returns to St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Abingdon, Virginia,

Bremner connects theater to the community

Dr. Kelly Bremner grew up in Athol, Massachusetts, where her parents encouraged the arts and higher education.

Laemmli Orth conducts growth at symphony

Anyone who knows that Cornelia Laemmli Orth conducts the Symphony of the Mountains may be surprised by what her first instrument was.

Rainero creates opportunities in the arts

Mary Beth Rainero grew up in the Midwest steeped in the arts thanks to innovative programs at local universities.

Ross is key to music and tourism in Bristol

Leah Ross became involved in the arts while working for Waste Management and Wellmont Health Systems.

Vess’ journey has taken him from crayons to Hollywood

Drawing with crayons on the wall was Charles Vess’ first creative effort.

Highlands Ballet presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Original Contemporary Works” is presented by Highlands Ballet at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory, Virginia, at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 12.

Arts for Youth Spotlight — Christian Tripp bitten by theater bug

Christian Tripp, a high school athlete, came to Emory & Henry College to play football. When his team lost in the playoffs, he decided to try out for the college’s production of “Chicago” and was cast as Billy Flynn.

Bristol Ballet takes you on a trip with Alice to Wonderland

Bristol Ballet presents “Alice in Wonderland” Saturday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Paramount Center for the Arts.

Regional poetry celebration at Sunday with Friends

The annual celebration of regional poetry is held at the Washington County Public Library, Abingdon, Virginia, May 20 at 3 p.m.

Dr. Jesse Graves compiling, editing ‘Complete Poems of James Agee

A professor in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Literature and Language is compiling and editing the poetry of the late Tennessee writer James Agee,A professor in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Literature and Language is compiling and editing the poetry of the late Tennessee writer James Agee,

Storytelling Live begins in Jonesborough

Storytelling Live!, the International Storytelling Center’s teller-in-residence series, kicks off its new season May 1.

Thursday Night Jams begins

The Abingdon Music Experience, a program of the town’s tourism department, began in 2013. It organizes January Jams at Barter Theater, Abingdon Main Street Buskerfest in September and Thursday Night Jams from May through July.

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