The Daily Fact: Notre Dame's men's basketball team ends UCLA's 88-game winning streak in 1974.
UT Law Sword and Scales
Jim Haslam--Pilot founder, ex-UT football Vol, and sire of Tennessee's governor--will address the University of Tennessee College of Law's Sword and Scales group, a "social outreach and networking organization for UT law students." Open to the public--and free lunch!
UT College of Law • Noon-1 p.m. • Free
MUSIC AND CULTURE
The first installment of Metro Pulse's (FREE!) Happy Hour Music Series of 2012 features a newish indie band (above) that includes members of popular local postpunk group Cold Hands. Did we mention it's free?
Pilot Light (106 E. Jackson Ave.) • 6 p.m. • Free!
Children's Theatre of Knoxville: The Neverending Story
A stage adaptation of the 1984 kids' fantasy movie (and the book the film was based on). No word on whether Limahl's entrancingly cheesy theme song will be included.
Children's Theatre of Knoxville (800 Tyson St.) • 7 p.m. • $10-$12
Knoxville Opera: Heavenly Opera
The cast of Knoxville Opera's upcoming production of Romeo et Juliet (Feb. 10 and 12 at the Tennessee Theatre), accompanied by KO director and maestro Brian Salesky, will perform arias and other religious-themed opera excerpts.
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension (800 S. Northshore Drive) • 7:30 p.m. • $15
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist Yeol Eum Son joins KSO for a program of music by Mozart.
Tennessee Theatre • 8 p.m. • $13-$86
Theatre Knoxville Downtown: Heroes
Read George Logan's review of TKD's production of the Tom Stoppard play.
Theatre Knoxville Downtown (319 N. Gay St.) • 8 p.m. • $10-$15
The sultry country-rock singer sidles up for an intimate listening-room performance.
The Square Room (4 Market Square) • 8 p.m. • $28
Bass Face 7
A night of woozy, boozy bass music with DJs Mountain Dub and Oreo.
90 Proof (106 S. Central St.) • 9 p.m. • $5-$7 • 18 and up
The first day of this annual fund-raiser is limited to members of the Friends of the Library, but don't fret--you can buy a membership ($10 for students, $12 everybody else, $17 for the whole family) at the door. The sale continues on Friday and Saturday.
Blount County Public Library (Maryville) • Noon