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October 18th, 2013 9:21 am by Entertainment Staff

Best Bets

• East Tennessee State University will participate in the worldwide release of Bear Family Records’ box set “The Johnson City Sessions 1928-1929: Can You Sing or Play Old-Time Music?” with a reception at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, in the Reece Museum. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 439-4392.

• Scythian will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday at the Paramount Center for the Arts in downtown Bristol. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets or more information, visit or call 274-8920.

• The Southern Appalachian International Film Festival, in partnership with the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, will present a retrospective with films that relate to the Tri-Cities area on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Renaissance Center Theatre, 1200 E. Center St. Tickets are $7 a day, or $15 for all three days. Films begin at 5 p.m., Friday; 4 p.m., Saturday; and 1 p.m., Sunday. For a complete listing and synopsis of all the films, visit or call 392-8414.

• The Twin City Radio Theatre Troupe of King University’s Theatre Department will treat audiences to a trio of mystery-themed dramas from the golden age of radio. “The Hitch-Hiker and Other Chilling Tales” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m., Sunday at Theatre Bristol’s ArtSpace, 512 State St., in Bristol. Tickets are $5 for general admission, $2 for area students and free with a King University ID. For tickets or more information, call 652-4800 or visit

• Robirohi, a four-person bluegrass and gospel group from Estonia, will perform at 2 p.m., Sunday at the Bays Mountain Amphitheater. The concert is free; park admission is $4 per car. The group features English vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, Dobro, autoharp and upright bass. For more information, visit or call 392-8414.

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