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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Knoxville Greenway Guidebook Available

“I wanted a way for Knoxville and Knox County residents to hike without undertaking a drive to the Smoky Mountains or other inconvenient areas,” said Ron Shrieves, an outings leader with the Harvey Broome Group of the Sierra Club. Christine Hamilton and Mac Post, also hikers with the Harvey Broome Group, shared Ron’s desire to

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Animal Enrichment at the Knoxville Zoo

Lisa New, Executive Director of the Knoxville Zoo, tells us about Art Gone Wild- an annual fundraising event where you can buy paintings made by animals at the zoo! All proceeds go towards the animal enrichment program.

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Knox 1st Fridays: November 2014

The first in our video series covering Knoxville’s traditional First Friday events and activities. This month, we explore the Emporium Center! Please give us feedback and let us know what you’d like to see us cover.

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014

“You Will Be Fed” 2014 Knoxville Horror Film Fest Audience Award for Short Film

Knoxzine’s parent company, Nolpix Media, won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at the 2014 Knoxville Horror Film Fest 666. We won a beautiful and badass statue created by Paulk & Co., and a set of...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

WDWRK Finalist in Martha Stewart Design Contest

Just over a year ago, craftsman and graphic artist, Rob Laliberte turned his Old North Knoxville carriage house into a wood working shop. Using only hand tools and a small saw, he whittled away enjoyable hours crafting...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

I am a Teenage Sexual Health Advocate

Some high school students cannot read Arthur Miller’s The Crucible without giggling over Tituba’s name. Female students are not allowed to carry purses at school and are told to “be discreet” when handling feminine hygiene products when...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Ga-Ga for Go-Go’s

By: Gregory Stringer In the days of antiquity, people played a game called Astragals. It used the knucklebones of sheep which had been carved and painted, and the pieces were tossed and thrown against each other. Because...

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Getting the Last Laugh in Africa

By: Judy S. Blackstock “Hyenas aren’t sexy,” says Dee White, from her charming Holston Hills cottage. White, close to retiring after over 25 years as a social worker and Coordinator of New Born Screening in the Genetics...

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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Celebrate Hispanic Culture with HoLa Hora Latina

By: Barbara S F Davis HoLa Hora Latina commandeers Market Square on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28, 2014 for the 15th Annual HoLa Festival. Admission is free. This event is a great introduction to the richness...

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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Health Journey: My Bipolar Parent

Mindful of my mother’s barometric weathers Knoxville poet Linda Parsons Marion knew she had to “break and till the difficult ground of childhood and its aftermath” when she began to write her powerful volume of poetry called...

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Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Fashion Struck by the Gods

By: Eric McKinney This collection entitled “The Greek Mythology Summer Series” features the work of 6:12 Photography by Eric McKinney, in collaboration with multiple designers, makeup artists, and hair stylists (see The Creative Team listed below). Greek...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

Gems of the North Carolina Mountains

Article & Photos: Judy S. Blackstock The North Carolina western mountains contain pockets of earth that hold emeralds, sapphires and moonstones. Close to these mines are several small towns which are treasures unto themselves. One such location...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

Spirit of Nations Powwow Photo Essay

Team Zine, Knoxzine’s unique tribe of volunteers, participated in its third event at the Spirit of Nations American Indian Powwow & Heritage Festival. This year’s powwow commemorated The Warriror Tradition with an unexpectedly moving tribute to active-duty...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

Finding Bukowski

I never read Charles Bukowski’s work because I was weary of the winos and pretentious writers at Sam & Andy’s who talked incessantly about Agee, McCarthy, Derrida, and Charles de Gaulle. Drunks who mistake a communal bowl...

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

The Unlimited Universe of a Lady Trucker

By: Carole Ann Borges “She’s what? You have to be kidding?!” That was my first reaction when I heard that my friend Dona Omanoff was now driving a big–rig cross–country for a living. The last time I...

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