There is always a bit of fringe happening in our scruffy little city and we want to make it easy for you to find the fringe in your community. Here is a curated list of events happening this week.
Knox Fringe March Meetup
March 30, 7pm at Barley’s
Calling all fringe arts performers! Join us for our third get-together to discuss the local fringe arts scene and continue efforts for collaboration, cross promotion, and community. March’s meeting will be hosted by members of Marble City Performance Company at Barley’s! We will be electing officers to the Knox Fringe board at this meetup. Come prepared to campaign for President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer! Invite your friends and bring your ideas. Magical things are happening and we want YOU to be involved! For more information, visit knoxfringe.com.
Poetry vs. Hip-Hop Knoxville
April 1, 8pm at Modern Studio
5 Poets vs. 5 Emcees in a FRIENDLY head-to-head “battle”! Featuring nationally touring poet & founder of The 5th Woman, Rhea Sunshine! Hosted by internationally award-winning poet & comedian Queen Sheba (as seen on Verses & Flow, 106 & Park, Apollo Theater and as the nine-year host of Famous 4th Sundays in Atlanta) leads #TeamPoetry against the guest Captain of the selected Memphis emcees on #TeamHipHop. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event page.
April Boobs Day!
April 1, 9pm at Kristtophers
Come join us for a night of dancing beauties, fun games, prizes and more! This Marble City Performance Company show will benefit Young William’s Animal Shelter! Bring in a bag of food for a cat or dog and receive 1 raffle ticket per bag. VIP’s get 5 raffle tickets up front and one ticket per bag of food. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event page.
Renew: A Pole Dance Soiree
April 2, 8pm at The International
Gather with us and celebrate our unique brand of performance art. Our specialty performance features jaw-dropping flips, twists, and stilettos in the flyest stage show in East Tennessee. Brought to you by Sheer Inspiration Pole Fitness, Knoxville’s premiere Pole Dance Studio, and under the direction of Natasha Fine: Owner, Choreographer, and Judge. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event page.
Knox Generation Poetry Slam
April 3, 6:30 pm, Awaken Coffee
April 7-8, Various Locations
Salomé Cabaret Burlesque Revue with Flame Cynders
April 15, 11 pm, Edge Knox
Visit the Knox Fringe Event Calendar for more information.