Johnson Architecture adds Corbett as intern architect

Johnson Architecture recently hired UT graduate Jeremiah Corbett as an intern architect.

Corbett graduated in May with a Bachelor of Architecture from the UT College of Architecture and Design. In 2017 he studied abroad at Krakow University of Technology in Krakow, Poland, where he focused on environmentally and socially responsible approaches to architecture, including Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

Big Ears Festival receives international acclaim

Big Ears Festival has been named to MovieMaker Magazine’s 2018 list of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World,” alongside renowned festivals in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Rotterdam and Zurich.

The list was compiled by the magazine’s editors and industry professionals, describing Big Ears as “the best music festival in the United States, bar none.” One voter calls the film program “the experimental answer to SXSW. It’s not hard to imagine it soon becoming an essential stop on the spring circuit.”

Tennessee Theater surprises its 2 millionth guest

After undergoing a nearly $30 million renovation and officially reopening Jan. 14, 2005, Knoxville’s beloved Tennessee Theatre has welcomed 2 million guests.

On July 10, the first night of the six-day run of the Broadway hit “The Book of Mormon,” the 2 millionth guest entered the doors. Sam Brouse and Emily Majzer of Asheville, North Carolina, were attending the show on their first visit to the Tennessee Theatre.

Theatre staff stopped them in the lobby, surprising them with balloons and a prize pack, featuring tickets to the 2018-2019 season opener.

Tickets available for Alzheimer’s Tennessee Designer Home & Garden Tour

The showcased home for this inaugural event is located in the heart of West Knoxville off Northshore Drive. From September 25 to October 14, patrons are welcome to tour the renovated and updated home, which sits on 14 acres. Attendees will see the latest trends in design, from furnishing and fabrics to wall coverings and decorative accessories. The property also boasts a “party barn,” complete with a natural pond and surrounding gardens. 

Tours are available Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Late night tours are available Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Proceeds will benefit Alzheimer’s Tennessee. For more information, visit https://www.alztennessee.org/events/upcoming-events/designer-home-garden-tour.