Jonesborough’s St. Paddy’s Celebration to be held March 16


Join Tennessee’s Oldest Town for their St. Paddy’s Celebration on Saturday, March 16. Discover everything from live Celtic music, green beer, Irish foods, a fun run, a relaunch of the Jonesborough Gold Hunt and the Leprechaun Trail. Take part in Paddy’s Dash: Brew Fun Run at 4 p.m. at the Storytelling ...

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Volunteer band ‘Shipping up to NYC’ for St. Patrick’s Day parade


They’ve been practicing “I’m Shipping up to Boston” for weeks, but on Thursday members of the  Volunteer High School band are shipping up to New York City to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade. On Tuesday evening, the band participated in its last two hour rehearsal in preparation for performing ...

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Kingsport hosting U.S. Navy Band


The U.S. Navy Band is coming to the Model City next week. Kingsport has been selected as one of 25 cities in 10 states to host a performance by the band during its 2019 tour, one of the signature outreach programs of the Navy. The performance will take place at 7 ...

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St. Patrick, snakes, green and getting pinched


St. Patrick’s Day — observed every March 17 — started as a religious holiday, but has grown into a celebration of Irish culture. CELEBRATED SAINT St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Britain in the fourth century and was sent to Ireland to work when he was 16 years ...

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First Presbyterian gearing up for second concert in performing arts series


After a successful opening concert featuring the American Spiritual Ensemble, First Presbyterian Church is hoping to keep the momentum going with the second installment of its new performing arts series. The next group to take the stage will be the Paramount Chamber Players, presenting a program called “The Beauty of Simplicity.” Mark Davis, ...

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Milligan Concert Choir to perform on March 17


The Milligan College Concert Choir and Heritage, Milligan’s select a cappella ensemble, will cap its biennial choir tour with a home concert, “I Will Lift My Eyes,” on Sunday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m. in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Chapel This concert will present songs of trust ...

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Food and fun at Jiggy Ray’s in Elizabethton


Every now and then, my friends the Carnivore and Dieter decide to head out to a local restaurant and, as they say, “make an evening of it.” Their most recent foray involved the rest of the dine-around bunch membership and a short road trip. The venue chosen by my two ...

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Destin Daniel Cretton to Direct Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’; Here’s Everything We Know


Marvel is on a roll with an inclusion initiative for its cinematic universe. Following the humongous success of Black Panther and Captain Marvel, the studio is ready to put the Asian superhero movie Shang-Chi into production. We’d heard a few months ago that Marvel was fast-tracking the project, and now ...

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‘Shazam’ Is Coming To Theaters Two Weeks Early


DC Comics is back on the big screen this April 5 with Shazam!, a comedic superhero movie about family and wish fulfillment. Anticipation for the film is sky high as moviegoers can't wait to see Zachary Levi introduced as the next major DC superhero, and so Fandango is fulfilling your ...

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First Full ‘Aladdin’ Trailer Opens Up a Whole New Live-action World; Here’s Everything We Know


Disney's live-action adaptations of their animated classics are serious business. Even this year's Christopher Robin quietly grossed more than $200 million worldwide. There are many more to come, including four features arriving in 2019 alone: Dumbo, Aladdin, The Lion King and Lady and the Tramp, the last of which hits ...

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