Little Miss Westie, documentary film

The documentary follows a year in the lives of siblings Luca and Ren as they navigate the struggles of school, puberty and gender transitioning. The Lil’ Miss Westie Pageant is coming up and 11-year-old Ren is busy preparing for the competition, as the first out transgender girl to compete in the pageant. Her older brother, […]

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Independence: The True Story of Dr. Mary Walker

Mary Edwards Walker was the first female surgeon and the second female doctor in the U.S., as well as the only woman to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. She was assigned to the 52nd Ohio Infantry in 1864 based in Chattanooga, Tenn., and near the Union front lines after the Battle of Chickamauga. […]

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Art Rosenbaum, painter, exhibition

Art Rosenbaum is a painter, muralist, illustrator, collector and performer of traditional American folk music. His work will be on display at ETSU’s Reece Museum Jan. 13 to Feb. 21, with his artist talk on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m. at the museum. A reception will follow. Rosenbaum holds an MFA in painting from […]

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Becky Buller Band & The Fairfield Four, gospel concert

For this special concert, Grammy and IBMA winner Becky Buller and her band will join voices with the legendary Fairfield Four for an evening of gospel and bluegrass. Buller is a graduate of ETSU, where she was involved in the Bluegrass, Old Time & County Music program. She has since written songs for artists and […]

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The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show

The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show is a 23 year show the benefits The Leon Kiser Scholarship and The Benny Sims Scholarship at East Tennessee State University in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Department. 14 acts will grace the stage in a Grand Ole Opry style show with your Masters of Ceremonies Rick Dollar […]

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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook in Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories. Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks […]

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The Pickin’ Porch Show Live on 96.3

Join Rick Dollar for this week’s edition of The Pickin’ Porch Show Live on 96.3 with Special Guests The Magic City Polecat Playboys! East Tennessee PBS will also be on-hand filming an episode of “Tennessee Life!” to air soon! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.squareup.com/store/pickinporchshow. […]

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For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights

For All The World To See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights examines the role that visual culture played in shaping and transforming the struggle for racial equality in America from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. Through a compelling assortment of photographs, television clips, art posters, and historic artifacts, this exhibit traces […]

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