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Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Seniors Busting Stereotypes One Play at a Time

By: KnoxZine Photos by Judy S. Blackstock (except where noted) When the Silver Stage Players were invited to help create a drama club at a senior center in Athens, TN, they were told, “Seniors can’t memorize lines.” Silver Stage actress and playwright Jeanette Stevens says, “The director of this facility was convinced her seniors could not learn.”

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Local Sci-Fi Novelist Shares Writing and Self Publishing Advice

Science fiction novelist Patricia Gilliam’s childhood fascination with the NASA space program and The Twilight Zone  television series has served her well. “When I was 13 years old, The Twilight Zone amazed me because it presented a...

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Friday, November 15th, 2013

UNDOCUMENTED: An Immigrant in Knoxville

Illustrations by: Tyler Earles This story was told via telephone interview to Debra Dylan of KnoxZine. Some details have been changed to protect the speaker’s identity.  When I was small my mother and I left my birthplace,...

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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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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Teddy Bears for Zeke

The Brittany and Zeke Foundation, along with KnoxZine, is collecting new teddy bears to distribute to children in area hospitals during Christmas. Bears need to be collected by December 11. If you have a bear to donate...

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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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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Crazy, Sexy, Hardcourt Bike Polo

Cover photo: Photography By Erick I wondered if watching Knoxville Hardcourt Bike Polo‘s Polloween Tournament would be like watching the movie 300. Only King Leonidas would be on a bike screaming, “This is Spartaaaaaaa! Tonight we dine...

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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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Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Faerie World Fanatic

will either accept you as a part of their world, or they won’t. It’s up to them. – Betty Ballentine “I like Faery because I grew up loving fantasy,” says Glenda Jordan, a recent University of...

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

HARDCORE HOMESTEADER

Jake Livesay was an unusual Texas teenager. Long before modern homesteading and self-sufficiency became trendy, he recognized a void between the food he ate and a lack of knowledge about where his food came from. After reading...

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Why Laura Jones of River Sports is a Local Hero

When serendipity and compassion meet – amazing things can happen. Laura Jones, a general manager and buyer at River Sports Outfitters, is a stellar outdoorswoman who frequently leads the store’s kayaking and stand-up paddling excursions at lakes...

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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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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Undocumented: An Immigrant in Knoxville

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Secrets of a CEO: Mark Nelson Denim

Being the CEO of a new fashion design business is not limited to sexy models, runways, and catalog photo shoots. It’s a risky business-and the models need to get paid! “It’s exciting and overwhelming,” says Knoxville native...

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