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Yoga 101 Class Offered this Saturday at Vida Hot Yoga

Community Karma Workshop
Yoga 101
Led by Mike Woodson
Saturday, June 9, 12:00pm

This workshop is designed for beginners who want to learn about the basics of yoga AND for more experienced yogis who want to increase their knowledge about proper form.

  • All are welcome, members and non-members
  • All donations benefit the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day Fundraiser
  • $10 suggested minimum donation

Saturday, June 9, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Sign up now on our schedule page, just click the calendar icon, change the date to June 9 and click “Sign Up” to book your spot. You can also sign up through the MINDBODY app.

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LampLight’s 15th “Gaither-Style” Gospel Singing

“Springtime Jubilee” Brings a Harmonious Welcome to the Season


KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 21, 2018 LampLight Theatre is proud to present its 15th bi-annual gospel singing! The Springtime Jubilee is sure to please the ear and lift the spirit! Hosted by local Gospel group, “Phillips and Banks”, the choir of nearly 70 local singers will lift your spirits with 20 “best-of” songs that they have had the privilege to sing throughout the years. Some of our most treasured melodies are making a comeback like “He Won’t Leave You There”, “The Healer”, and “This is How it Feels To Be Free”. They will get your toes a-tapping with numbers like “You Can’t Take My Joy”, “My Child is Coming Home”, “Steppin’ On The Clouds”, and “I Saw The Light”. Gifted soloists, trios, quartets, and a choir gathered from the region’s best singers and musicians hope to usher you into the throne room of heaven as they praise the Lord through this awesome night of worship!


The Springtime Jubilee will be performed Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. at LampLight Theatre in Downtown Kingsport, 140 Broad Street Kingsport, TN 37660. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10 Adults, $5 Students, and FREE for children 5 & under. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be obtained by calling our Box Office at (423) 343-1766, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online at


Make it an evening you won’t forget by bringing your church group or date to a lovely catered dinner in the elegant Emporium. The meal will be served before the Saturday night performance on June 9. The Emporium is located adjacent to the theatre. Pratt’s Barbecue will provide a deliciously catered meal between 5:30pm and 7:00pm, when the performance begins. Reservations are required. Dinner & the performance are $30 per adult, $17 per student (ages 4-12), and free for children 0-3 years old.


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Town Park Lofts

Town Park Lofts

For more information, Please Contact

Currently Under Construction, This new complex will be located at 443 West Sullivan Street and offer 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units. Contact the above number to learn more about floor plans and pricing!

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JWP Rentals

Broad Street Apartments, James Town Apartments,
& Crystal City Townhomes

For More, Information, Please Contact
Crystal Phillips

1 Bedroom and 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as 2 Bedroom Townhomes available at JWP Rentals.

Rent starting as low as $575 a month, including water and garbage.

For complete listing visit their website at 


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Lamplight Childrens’ Theatre GLOW show called “Come Alive”

Imagination Takes Flight in the Newest Children’s Theatre Production

An Allegorical Tale of the Gospel


KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 19, 2018 Step inside the fantastical imagination of a little girl named Ellie, as her inspired dream takes you on an adventure to the Land of Light! This April, the gifted young cast of the LampLight Theatre G.L.O.W. Children’s Theatre program will present a tale of love that goes beyond the common man, told through the familiar eyes of a little girl’s playtime dolls. The myriad of magical characters that inhabit this allegorical tale will bring the mystery of the Gospel to life for the young and old alike!


While Ellie sleeps, she dreams that her favorite Sissy doll and other toys fall under her bed and enter the beautiful, yet mysterious, Land of Light. Having come to life in this imaginary dream world, Ellie’s multifarious dolls apprehensively wander through a whimsical forest. Whilst on their journey, the dolls encounter the ruler of the land, the evil Queen Morose. Morose captures the band of toys and threatens to keep them all from returning home to their owner, Ellie, unless one of the dolls agrees to stay behind in everyone else’s stead. Seeing the Queen’s malicious nature, and knowing the fate of her friends, Sissy doll chooses to stay and face the Queen so her friends can escape. Will anyone be able to rescue Sissy and set her free? What will happen to Ellie’s beloved doll? Come and find out in this magical tale, Come Alive!


LampLight’s G.L.O.W. (“Go Light Our World”) Children’s Theatre program meets on Saturday mornings during the school year and serves students Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. The program is currently free of charge. Its focus is teaching students about the many aspects of theatre in a workshop-style setting, with lessons centered around a Biblical principle for each day. In the Spring, the program produces a full-length production FOR children, BY children. Come Alive is a student written and directed musical production, displaying the acting and dancing talents of the young students in this incredible story!


Come Alive will be presented May 4-6, and 11-12. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm with matinees on Saturday at 2:00 pm and Sunday at 3:00 pm. Doors will open 1 hour prior to performances. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the LampLight Box Office at 423-343-1766 or online at LampLight Theatre is located at 140 Broad Street Kingsport, TN 37660.

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The City of Kingsport wants our input!

The City of Kingsport’s Office of Cultural Arts is beginning the process of creating a Public Art Master Plan. Citizen input is welcomed and desired as the Cultural Arts Committee embarks on this journey. Please take 5 minutes and complete this short survey about the Public Art Program in the City.

The Cultural Arts Committee would also like to invite the public out to a roundtable discussion on Thursday May 10 2018 from 4-6pm at the Renaissance Center – Rm. 310. This will be a time for open discussion around the Public Art Program and the future.  For more information please contact Bonnie Macdonald, Cultural Arts Administrator or at 423-224-8416 or Jessica Harmon at 423-343-9783.


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“Hip to the Groove” Comes to LampLight Theatre

1950’s Musical Romantic Comedy


KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 3, 2018 Are you a fan of “Grease” or “West Side Story”?  If so, you don’t want to miss LampLight Theatre’s new musical romantic comedy, Hip to the Groove.  This nostalgic production will take you back to a time of poodle skirts and greasers.  Classic songs of the 1950’s underscore this hip, reminiscent performance.


Prompted by his uncle (Rev. Callahan), a troubled teen (Rex Callahan) moves with his mother and sister to the small town of Porterville.  Due to his father’s death and his older brother being drafted to the Korean War, Rex is left shilly-shallied. A local male gang (The Blue Knights) and female gang (The Diamonettes) vie for his attention.  Their efforts are intercepted by the friendship and faith of a modest young lady (Christina Jackson) and her outcast friends.


The local chapter of the Red Cross led by Nurse Doris Ansell and her bumbling sidekicks (Gladys and Bonnie) host a fundraiser for the military troops.  They have caught the attention of Bobby Lee Ross, the host of American Jukebox. This popular national teen television dance show comes to town with a host of celebrity performers including The Chenilles, Jeanette Bonicaro, and “heartthrob”, Frankie Dean.


This witty production also brings a deeper message.  Drama ensues as Rex stands at a crossroads and a crisis of personal belief.  Absentee fathers are the common denominator among the spectrum of broken teens in Porterville, but Providence will soon bring them all together.  Learning how to love will determine their futures.


Feel free to wear your favorite 50’s apparel!  Performances for Hip to the Grove will be held April 20th thru 22nd, and April 27th thru 29th.  Show times are 7:00 on Fridays and Saturdays with additional matinee performances on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 3:00 p.m.  Doors will open one hour prior to performances.


Dinner & Show Package:  Catered dinner on Saturday Evening April 21st. Meal is served beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Meals will be served at The Emporium Banquet Hall (Next door to theatre).  The cost is $30 per Adult / $15 per Student (12 & Under) / Children FREE (3 & Under). Advanced reservations are required for dinner.


Show Only: Admission is a suggested donation of $10 Adults, $5 Students, and FREE for children 5 and under. Doors will open one hour prior.


For reservations and more information, please contact the LampLight box office at 423-343-1766 or online at  LampLight Theatre is located 140 Broad Street, Kingsport, TN.


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Lamplight Theatre presents Yuletide Show

LampLight Theatre presents Yuletide Show

“Christmas Wishes…A Journey Home”


KINGSPORT, Tenn., November 1, 2017 LampLight Theatre ushers in the holiday season with a new Yuletide Show.  This year’s productions brings a heart-warming message of family and home.  Two children run away from a broken home in search of peace and comfort.  When they happen to stumble into a magical theatre, the master of ceremonies takes them on a journey where they find the true meaning of Christmas.  “Christmas Wishes…A Journey Home” brings the wonder of Christmas alive.  


This musical revue weaves a story of hope and goodwill that is sure to jump-start your holiday season and promises to delight the hearts of all ages.  Enjoy the antics of the comedy players as well as singing along with many familiar Christmas classics.  This variety show with its heartfelt storyline highlights music, dance and comedy from a talented cast of performers.  Yuletide: “Christmas Wishes…A Journey Home” is a holiday production that offers something for everyone!


Performances of Yuletide will be held for two consecutive weekends: Nov. 10 & 11, Nov. 17, 18, 19 and Nov. 24, 25, 26.  Friday and Saturday nights at 7:00 PM.  Saturday Matinees at 2:00 PM.  Sunday Matinees at 3:00 PM. Doors will open one hour prior to performances.  A suggested donation for each performance is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students, FREE for children 5 years of age and under.  A love offering will be taken at each production. Reservations are recommended.


A special Thanksgiving Dinner Theatre will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 at The Emporium. The dinner will be held at 5:00 to accommodate both the matinee and evening performance.  Patrons can eat after the matinee or before the evening show.  Cost for the Dinner Theatre is Adults-$30/ Students-$25/ Children Under 12-$20.  Doors will open for the Banquet Hall at 4:30.  Reservations are required for the Dinner Theatre.    


Reservations for all shows may be made by calling the LampLight box office at (423) 343-1766, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online at


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