Good morning and happy Hump Day! Here are a few things to keep you busy this Wednesday.
The UT Potters Spring Sale started at 9 a.m. in the Art and Architecture building on campus and goes till 6 p.m.
The Birdhouse will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Go check out Roger Gregg's new art show "The Formlove Exhibit." It's free to attend!
Local poets Marilyn Kallet and Arthur Smith will read some of their work at Pellissippi State from 11:50 to 12:45 as part of the school's celebration of National Poetry Month. It's free to attend!
At 2 p.m., the Candoro Arts and Heritage Center will have an informal session for artists to sketch or paint live models. There is no instruction, no membership requirements, and it's $10 to participate. Bring your own sketching supplies! Call (865) 573-0709 for more info.
At 5:30, Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education, will be at UT's Greve Hall to talk about what the 2012 legislation that requires teachers to "teach the controversy" about subjects like global warming and evolution (that's the "New Tennessee Academic Freedom Act") means for educators.
Going out for dinner or drinks tonight? Stop by the Bistro at the Bijou, where the T&A Trio will be playing some jazz starting at 7 p.m.
Then at 8, head over to the Well to catch Jack Rentfro and the Apocalypso Quartet, who will play with Esh. There's no cover! And you don't want to miss Rentfro's spoken-word performances with his backing band. 21+ only.
At 10 p.m., Ex-Gold will play at the Pilot Light with Dullahan and the Revolution of Love and Understanding. It's $5 to get in. 18+ only.