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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Anne Freels’ Handmade Corn Shuck Dolls & Herbal Soaps

By: Barbara S. F. Davis Anne Freels lives in a magical house, supporting herself making beauty by hand… At the top of a hill in Clinton with meadows and mountains as a backyard, artist Anne Freels‘ life is one many would covet. She’s supported herself for the last 15 years by doing what she loves –

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Friday, November 15th, 2013

Preston Medical Library’s LITERARY ROUNDS: Where Medicine Mingles with the Muse

Being on the verge of a New Year, our thoughts often turn to resolutions for a healthier lifestyle. In our quest for information, an often overlooked local resource is the Preston Medical Library. According to the library’s...

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

From the Working Dead to The Walking Dead

Everyone remembers that kid from school who was always drawing monsters and super heroes. Everyone knew he was the go-to-guy for information about any movie or television show. Matthew Atchely was that kid. WE GOTTA GET OUT...

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Monday, October 28th, 2013

IS THIS THE END OF LiL iFFy?

Alpha and omega. The beginning and the end. What began as a Harry Potter inspired novelty band has evolved into sophisticated and tight rap music. But, Lil iFFy’s prophecy is nearly fulfilled with the November 2nd release...

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Excerpt from “Dreamseeker’s Daughter”

Carole Ann Borges’ memoir Dreamseeker’s Daughter recalls her family’s unusual journey down the Mississippi River on their way to the South Sea Islands. A truly unique view of America in the 1950s, Dreamseeker’s Daughter will make you laugh...

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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Alexia Pantanizopoulos’ Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music

by: Alexia Pantanizopoulos Western Classical music started with the Ancient Greeks in 6th century BC.  But a Greek in particular, Pythagoras, who invented the twelve-tone scale, started the beginnings of music theory which would be the basis...

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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The Art of Halloween with Bran Rogers

Cover photo: B. Pittman “Halloween is my biggest interest. Using Halloween makes it easier to bleed my way into other areas of art,” says Bran Rogers. Rogers credits his mother’s Halloween drawings during his Kindergarten days for...

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Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Jon Worley’s Top 8 American Folk Song Picks

by Jon Worley Asking anyone what his definition of “folk” music is will undoubtedly conjure up as many answers as there are places to ask it, but to ask it of a musician from East Tennessee is...

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Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Backbone Rock, Home to the World’s Shortest Tunnel

by: Judy S. Blackstock Just two and a half hours north of Knoxville lies the shortest tunnel in the world. Backbone Rock tunnel, located five miles outside of Damascus, Virginia, measures only twenty feet wide. This unusual...

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

8 Ways to Start Over in Knoxville

Are you new to Knoxville? Maybe you just got divorced? Perhaps you still think there’s nothing to do in Knoxville? Eight years ago, when I was 40,  I had to start over in Knoxville. It was and...

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Monday, September 30th, 2013

Flying Anvil Theatre Presents Venus in Fur

By: Judy Blackstock When Jayne Morgan and Staci Swedeen get together, look for the cauldron to boil over with ideas, images, and plans that begin in magical wisps of thought and end in walls of brick and marquee lights....

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Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Christopher Scum’s Beginner’s Guide to Punk Rock

By: Christopher Scum Writing about punk rock is hard because there are so many different genres of punk that it can get frustrating and confusing. Also, there’s the “what’s punk” and “what’s not” argument that’s gone on...

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Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Todd Steed’s Beginner’s Guide to Jazz

Here are some essential cuts and a few curve balls.  Anyone with ears can appreciate jazz, you just have to start at a place that makes sense for you.  Try some of these on for size. [click...

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Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Interview with Pamela Schoenewaldt: New Book Available Sept. 3rd

by: Carole Ann Borges Photo credit: Kelly Norrell Knoxville author Pamela Schoenewaldt’s first book When We were Strangers established her credibility as an accomplished writer capable of drawing a national and international audience of readers. A Publisher’s Weekly...

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Thursday, August 1st, 2013

How Waffle House & Wallace Coleman Changed My Life

by: Jon Worley I’ve died twice in my life: once as I was being born, and once in a car wreck when I was 9. I’ve been baptized twice in my life, once by my grandfather when...

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