• Arts and Culture

  • National Reach with Local Sensibilities

    Oak Ridge was a small-town with an instant population of highly educated professionals, accustomed to urban amenities. The Oak Ridge Playhouse and Oak Ridge Symphony continue to offer big-city quality productions, and the regional WDVX radio station—which reaches international audiences with its mix of traditional music and local culture—hosts a monthly “Secret City Radio Show.” The University of Tennessee Arboretum provides unique event space, and the community’s unique history has attracted historians and writers including Denise Kiernan, who wrote the New York Times best-selling “The Girls of Atomic City