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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

A Miraculous Music Lesson

Cover photo by: Starr Cline Article by: Ben Maney I spend a couple of hours a week, in the inner city, teaching general music and music appreciation at the Community School of the Arts,  as part of an arts enrichment program for disadvantaged kids. Many of these kids live in homeless shelters, cheap hotels, etc.

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

A Mother’s Unusual Sacrifice

By: Diana A. Cruze Debbie Kronick’s tattoos are confirmation of a mother’s love. Her daughter, Chelsea Linnabary began her artistic career at age 17 after attending a Las Vegas tattoo convention while she was a cosmetology student....

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

The Unsinkable Carole Ann

By: Debra Dylan At the end of her maritime memoir, Dreamseeker’s Daughter, Carole Ann Borges was 19, married, and pregnant. She was also a high school drop-out due to her family’s lengthy aquatic adventure. After obtaining her...

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

An Appalachian Advocate

By: Carole Ann Borges Margo Miller, the Executive Director of Appalachian Community Fund, is a woman on top of her game. The path from a tiny farm with an outhouse, to overseeing a large non-profit organization, wasn’t...

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Thursday, August 20th, 2015

My Year as a Las Vegas Go-Go Dancer

By: Debra Dylan After Glenda Jordan graduated with an art degree from the University of Tennesse, she immediately moved to Las Vegas. Why did you move to Vegas? I had visited Vegas twice before, and I didn’t...

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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

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 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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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Smoky Mountain Llamas

After walking three miles with Smoky Mountain Llamas, I am now obsessed with llamas. Smoky Mountain Llamas, offers several llama treks on its Cosby, Tennessee, farm, and in the surrounding area. We chose the paved North Ridge...

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Charlotte Couture Launches Spring & Summer Fashions

Photography by Isbill Photography. Hair and Makeup by Southern Sirens. “Charlotte was my grandmother’s name. My business logo is a picture of my great grandmother circa 1920s. My other great grandmother created couture gowns for her family...

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Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Ajeet’s Khalsa’s Dancing Spider Yoga Training Workshop

**UPDATE** Since this article was published in January 2014, new dates, packages, and prices are now available. The next  training is at Buckeye Farm Retreat in Lenoir City on May 2, 3, 4. View schedule and register here Early bird registration through April 15...

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Thursday, December 19th, 2013

What’s so Funny, Knoxville?

By: Anna Rogers We are a tough crowd folks, on a good or a bad night. There is nowhere to hide behind a microphone, especially for a comedian. If you want to see live art in action –...

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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Jodie’s Acupuncture Adventure

Local songbird Jodi Manross‘ 3-year relocation to New York City rewarded her with adventures, including: meeting her future husband,  an amazing Harlem apartment,  an Oscar winning next-door neighbor, a job at a tony medical spa, music gigs,...

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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...

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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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