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To our arts patrons. We are trying to go green and save a tree or two. If you would like to receive an electronic version of the Roane State Presents Performing and Visual Arts mailer, please sign up. It will be a pdf file that you can print from home and forward to friends and family.

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Note: All performances subject to change. Check website periodically for updated information.

For tickets or information call the phone number listed by each event. Roane State provides the venue for each event but is not necessarily the sponsoring entity.

Humanities Division Events

Music Department Events 2017-2018

Solo Class Final Recital

Thursday, December 7, 2017
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC music students from multiple campuses combine to perform a program of solo and small ensemble selections.

Winter Concert

Saturday, December 9, 2017
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

The RSCC Music Department offers a traditional concert of Christmas favorites and winter-inspired arrangements, featuring Celebration Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Bluegrass Band, Stage Band, faculty, and lots of guest performers!

Music Department Faculty Recital

Sunday, January 28, 2018
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC Music Department faculty performs solo and small ensemble works from Classical and Jazz to original compositions.

Mardi Gras Masquerade

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm
Princess Theatre
$15 per person / $25 per couple

Join the festivities as the RSCC Music Department celebrates New Orleans style! Local restaurants and community members compete in a gumbo cook-off with winners decided by the tasting of the crowd, RSCC musicians provide entertainment, and a costume contest and games round out an evening of fun!

Solo Class Midterm Recital

Thursday, March 1, 2018
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre Lobby
Free to the public

Roane State student soloists perform a variety of vocal and instrumental works.

Music Department Alumni Concert

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

What began with a celebration of RSCC’s 40th anniversary has turned into an annual showcase of RSCC Music Department alumni talent and achievement! Alumni Celebration Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, and soloists perform, the 2018 Virtual project debuts, and Outstanding Music Department Alumni are awarded!

Sophomore Recital

Sunday, April 15, 2018
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

Sophomore music students present a solo program of music studied while at Roane State.

Solo Class Final Recital

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC music students from multiple campuses combine to perform a program of solo and small ensemble selections.

Music Department Vocal Showcase

Friday, April 27, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Celebration Singers and Concert Choir join with Harriman and Rockwood High School choir students and director Justin Jenkins to present a concert of eclectic vocal music!

Music Department Instrumental Showcase

Saturday, April 28, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Jazz Band, Bluegrass Band, Stage Band, and guests present a program of varied instrumental music.

RSCC Music Department Scholarship Auditions

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Session 1 - 1:00-4:00 pm
Session 2 - 5:00-8:00 pm
Roane County Campus, Room O-128

All prospective, incoming, and current RSCC students are invited to audition! Awards apply to Music Department ensembles and vary in size and commitment. Check out www.roanestate.edu/musicdept for links to more details!

Theatre Department Events 2017-2018

Check back in the Spring for our next event!

Community Events

You Are Invited to a New Tradition: The Roane County Lighting of the Tree November 20

The first of what's expected to become an annual celebration - "Roane County Lighting of the Tree" - will be held Monday, November 20, on the front lawn of the college’s main campus in Harriman. There will be a large variety of holiday music, games and activities for children, and refreshments. It's Roane County's take on the famous tree lighting ceremony in New York City's Rockefeller Center. Weather permitting, performances will be outside and begin at 6 p.m. with an assortment of holiday music performed by local groups including The Roane Choral Society, Roane State’s Concert Choir and the Celebration Singers, and musical groups from Roane County schools.

The 20-foot-tall Mountain Pine tree will be illuminated for the season in a ceremony from 7:15 until 7:30 p.m., followed by holiday songs performed by combined school choirs and the public. A variety of children’s games are planned, and there will be pictures taken of kids with Santa and his reindeer. Concessions will include hot cider and cocoa.

Movie Night: Wizard of Oz

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

Movie Night! Brought to you by The Princess Theatre Foundation!

The Wizard of Oz — the classic 1939 movie, partially black and white, partially in color, starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, and a host of other Hollywood legends. Come join us at The Princess for a Thanksgiving celebration of friends, family, and fun for the whole family.

Free admission/general admission
Donations graciously accepted.
Concessions available (cash only or check only): popcorn, candy, various sodas, bottled water - $1 each.

IMDB Parental Guide: very mild violence, mostly suggestive; no sexually suggestive language or scenes; no profanity; no portrayals of alcohol or tobacco; a few intense scenes that may briefly frighten very small children. Generally regarded as suitable for all ages.

Open House - The Princess Theatre

December 9 and 10, 2017
12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM

The Princess Theatre will have an Open House as part of the Cornstalk Heights Harriman Christmas tour. If you haven’t seen the new renovations in the past few years, come browse and take a tour!

Movie Night: The Polar Express

Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

Movie Night: The Polar Express (Rated G, 2004)
Sponsored by: RSCC Arts and Lectures Committee
Starring Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola Michael Jeter

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

General admission; free to the public with donations graciously accepted.

IMDB Parents Guide: Sex/Nudity: none. Violence: None. Gore: None. Profanity: None. Excited utterances: A caribou screams at a train. Depiction of alcohol, drugs, or smoking: None.
Frightening/Intense: a few characters are scary in appearance; a few scenes show characters in peril. Generally regarded appropriate for most 5 and up. Run time: 1 hour and 40 minutes. 

The Babahatchie Band

Friday, December 15, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre Foundation and the RSCC Arts and Lectures are co-sponsoring the annual “Babahatchie Band Christmas Concert.”

General admission; free to the public, with donations gratefully accepted. Seating: first arrival, first choice.

The Babahatchie Band is locally based with musicians of all ages who join together several times each year to perform. Their eclectic blend of music spans several genres, and their common bond is a love of both Roane County and music. This marks their fifth year of Christmas at The Princess, and they cordially invite you to come enjoy both traditional holiday music as well as modern songs you may grow to love.

Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Saturday, December 16, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

Movie Night: Sponsored by The Princess Theatre Foundation
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
Rated PG-13; starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

General admission/Free to the public
Donations gratefully accepted

Concessions: Bottled water, various sodas, coffee, popcorn, candy. $1 each. Cash/check only.

IMDB Parents Guide: Rated PG 13. Partial nudity. Sexual references. Mild violence (punching, falling, slapstick). Multiple uses of profanity. Crude humor. Depictions of alcohol and smoking. Not generally recommended for children under 13.

Music Concert: Dr. Eric Littleton

Friday, December 22, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre Foundation cordially invites you to the annual Christmas Concert by Dr. Eric Littleton, also featuring special guest Muse Watson. Dr. Littleton is known throughout the region as an accomplished pianist and his concert each year is one of the highlights of The Princess holiday traditions. Family friendly and an enjoyable evening of entertainment.

Tickets: Available at the door. $10 per person. Cash or check.
Concessions: Cash or check. Bottled water, sodas, coffee, popcorn, candy. $1 each.

Movie Night: It's a Wonderful Life

Saturday, December 23, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre Foundation would like to cordially invite you and your family to a special viewing of It’s a Wonderful Life (1947), the classic holiday film starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. Set at Christmas time, this traditional holiday classic explores the spirit of giving and the difference one person can make in others’ lives. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

General admission/free to the public
Donations gratefully accepted

Concessions: Bottled water, various types of sodas, coffee, popcorn, candy. $1 each. Cash/check only.

IMDB Parents Guide
Instances of kissing. Flirting. Mild brief violence (slapping, a punch, firing a gun). No blood, gore, or nudity. No profanity. Depictions of smoking and alcohol are shown. A child almost drowns but is saved. A man considers suicide. Generally regarded as appropriate for most ages.

O'Brien Art Gallery Schedule

For specific dates and updates to exhibits please visit www.roanestate.edu/art/gallery

Or contact:
Bryan Wilkerson
Associate Professor of Art and Design and gallery director
(865) 882-4649
wilkersonbs@roanestate.edu

Contact: Malinda Yager • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4710 • YagerMR@roanestate.edu

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