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Roane State Presents - Performing and Visual Arts

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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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O'Brien Theatre Location & Directions

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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

Performing, Visual, and Literary Arts, 2023-2024

 

 
 

 

 

Arts and Lectures Event

RSCC Music Dept Concert

RSCC Playmakers/Children’s Theatre Event

Art Gallery Exhibit

 

HUMANITIES at Roane State Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551340648800

 

Seussical Jr.

Roane County Children’s Theatre Production
Performances Sept. 15 & 16, 7:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman

Join Horton the Elephant, Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters in a musical adventure like no other! Reserved advanced seating:
http://www.onthestage.tickets/show/roane-state-community-college/64c2b801692e220e42de5993

Remaining tickets $12 (cash only) at the door and concessions available

 

Music and Melon

Babahatchie Band Concert on Sept. 17, 3:00 pm
David Webb Riverfront Park, 301 Emory Dr., Harriman
Community concert band performance. Pops music program and watermelon snack provided by the Lions Club.
Free Admission; Donations Accepted

 

Big Camera

Traveling photography vehicle visit on Sept. 18, 10:30-2:00 pm
Roane Co. campus, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Faculty Parking Lot
The Big Camera is a mobile trailer converted into a camera so you can physically step inside and see how it works.
Free Admission

 

Landscapes and Visions

Powers/Brown Art Gallery Exhibit from Aug. 16-Sept. 28
Closing Reception Sept. 28, 4:00 pm
Roane Co. campus, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, O’Brien building
This is the last chance to view the artwork of former RSCC students David Stratton and David Harvey.
Free Admission

 

Midterm Recital

Solo Class performance on Oct. 5, 2:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre Lobby, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman
Students participating in Solo Class perform a concert of diverse musical solo selections on a variety of instruments.
Free Admission

 

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Movie on Oct. 21, 7:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Doors open for a costume parade at 6:45 pm (lineup at 6:35). Celebrate the 30th anniversary of this classic holiday film! Brought to you by Roane State Arts and Lectures Committee.
Free Admission
 

David Adkins

Halloween and Horror Lecture on Oct. 25, 6:30 pm
Oak Ridge Branch Campus, 701 Briarcliff Ave., Oak Ridge
Join RSCC adjunct History instructor David Adkins in a presentation on the context of the holiday. The winner of the student pumpkin-carving contest is chosen and announced at the event. Brought to you by Roane State Arts and Lectures Committee.
Free Admission

 

A Collection of Works by Artist Theresa Lee

Powers/Brown Art Gallery
Opening Reception Nov. 11, 12:00-3:00 pm
Theresa Lee, mother of distinguished faculty Arthur Lee, will attend the opening reception of an exhibition featuring a collection of her paintings and other works. The show will run through February.

 

Showcase Concert

RSCC Music Program performance on Nov. 16, 4:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
RSCC Music Program ensembles perform a collaborative concert of musical styles from classical, to pop, to Bluegrass.
Free Admission; Donations Accepted

 

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Movie on Nov. 16, 7:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Doors open at 6:00pm. Come early to enjoy music provided by the RSCC Music Program! Brought to you by Roane State Arts and Lectures Committee.
Free Admission

 

They Promised Her The Moon

RSCC Playmakers Production
Performances Nov. 16-19
O’Brien Theatre, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman
Follow the story of Jerrie Cobb, American pilot and aviator and part of the Mercury 13, as she tests her ability to become one of the first female astronauts. 
Advanced tickets available at: http://our.show/promised-the-moon

 

Final Recital

Solo Class performance on Nov. 30, 2:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Students participating in Solo Class perform a concert of diverse musical solo selections on a variety of instruments.
Free Admission

 

Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Movie on Nov. 30, 6:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
In conjunction with Roane County Children's Theater, the Arts and Lectures Committee will screen the family friendly holiday classic throughout the Harriman Christmas Parade (7-9 pm). The first showing of the movie will begin at 6:00 pm and replay throughout the parade, with the last showing right after the parade ends. 
Free Admission

 

Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa

Roane Choral Society Concert on Dec. 3, 3:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church, 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge
In collaboration with Roane State Concert Choir, Roane Choral Society presents the season’s first concert. It brings music celebrating three unique yet similar winter holiday traditions, featuring the familiar Shaw/Bennett arrangements of The Many Moods of Christmas.
Suggested $15 donation

 

Holiday Concert

Babahatchie Band Concert on Dec. 8, 7:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Community concert band performance. Holiday music program.
Free Admission; Donations Accepted

 

Humpty-Dumpty Is Missing! or The Mysterious Case of the Fallen Egg

Roane County Children’s Theatre Production
Performances Feb. 16 & 17, 7:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Sammy Scoop, a private investigator, faces the biggest challenge of his illustrious career with the sudden fall and disappearance of the jolly Humpty-Dumpty who apparently had no enemies. But Sammy and his sidekick, Alice from Dallas, soon come up with a list of suspects who had motive and, perhaps, opportunity. Written by Joseph Robinette and directed by RSCC Sophomores Anna Cox and Danielle Reynolds.
Ticket information TBD

 

Midterm Recital

Solo Class performance on Feb. 29, 2:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre Lobby, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman
Students participating in Solo Class perform a concert of diverse musical solo selections on a variety of instruments.
Free Admission

 

Wind, Water, Earth

Roane Choral Society Concert on March 3, 3:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Join the Roane Choral Society in collaboration with the Roane State Concert Choir as they sing well-known music about elements that surround us every day. When we stop to look, listen, and feel, it’s no surprise they inspire song!
Suggested $15 donation

 

Sophomore Recital

RSCC Music Program performance on April 7, 3:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Music majors perform a solo concert program representing their semesters of private instruction at RSCC. Applicable to the Associate of Science Music degree program and Sacred Music Certificate program.
Free Admission

 

The Sound of Music

RSCC Playmakers Production
Performances April 11-14
O’Brien Theatre, 276 Patton Lane, Harriman
The Roane County foothills are alive with the sound of music! RSCC Theatre and Music students combine with Roane County Children’s Theatre and Roane Choral Society members and community to perform one of the most beloved musicals of all time! In Austria, 1938, an exuberant young governess brings music and joy back to a broken family, only to face danger and intrigue as the Nazis gain power. Music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and presented in collaboration with Concord Theatricals, NY.
Ticket information TBD

 

Showcase Concert

RSCC Music Program performance on April 17, 4:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
RSCC Music Program ensembles perform a collaborative concert of musical styles from classical, to pop, to Bluegrass.
Free Admission; Donations Accepted

 

Final Recital

Solo Class performance on April 25, 2:00 pm
Princess Theatre, 421 N. Roane Street, Harriman
Students participating in Solo Class perform a concert of diverse musical solo selections on a variety of instruments.
Free Admission

 

Past, Present, Future

Roane Choral Society Concert on May 3, 7:00 pm
Central United Methodist Church, 301 Hickory Creek Rd., Lenoir City
We complete the season with a program of three main works representing time, including John Rutter’s Requiem and a commission by last season’s collaborator, Dr. Khyle Wooten. We are excited to join with the CUMC Chancel Choir and Worship and Music Director Lindsey Blocker!
Suggested $15 donation

Community Events

Princess Theatre Events: 

http://www.princessharriman.org/events/

O'Brien Art Gallery Schedule

See the O'Brien Art Gallery for specific dates and exhibits.

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

Contact: 

Denise J. Cloyd • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4709 • Click name for email address

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