Tag Archives: Allison Burchett

Knoxville community welcomes new campus leader

Beverly Davenport, UT-Knoxville’s new chancellor, charmed more than 200 Knoxville business and community leaders recently with her enthusiasm and openness at a reception held in her honor at the Knoxville Convention Center. Costs of the reception were paid for entirely … Continue reading

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That bird didn’t fly, but wine was divine

I might not be the most adventurous eater you’ve ever met, but I do try to sample new things from time to time. Thanks to the wonderful Trust Fall dinners (click here and here and here and here), I have … Continue reading

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Symphony in Park was sublime. Season will soar!

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra launches its 81st season tonight and Friday with new conductor and music director Aram Demirjian taking the podium at the Tennessee Theatre for a program called “Russian Passion” featuring the works of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. But … Continue reading

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Red pandas and party animals at Zoofari

The Knoxville Zoo was transformed earlier this month into an exotic Himalayan village, the home of the elusive red panda, an animal that has put Knoxville on the zoological map. It is there, in Nepal, where certain villagers have been … Continue reading

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J’adore “L’Amour du Vin”

Gourmet food from a celebrity chef — and a lot of it! Massive amounts of great wine for liberal tastings. All in the gorgeous setting of the Knoxville Museum of Art. No wonder this event, called L’Amour du Vin, is … Continue reading

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Figs and fun greet Botanical Garden fans

Scads of folks shelled out $50 each and headed over to Sherri Lee’s fantastic gardens the other evening for the inaugural Great Gardens Party. The beneficiary was the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum. The theme: figs, of course. Sherri loves … Continue reading

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The “messenger god” meets the mortals (a lot of ’em!) at Moxley Carmichael’s 2010 client party

We were a little nervous when former Sheriff Tim Hutchison and state Sen. Tim Burchett arrived at the Moxley Carmichael party at about the same time last Friday. The two men are locked in a not-all-that-friendly race to be the … Continue reading

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A knock-out dress, wise words and vinegar

Sometimes the best things in the fridge are the leftovers. Let’s hope it’s the same way with blog posts! Here are some random things we found when rummaging around our notebooks. Get a load of the great dress Allison Burchett … Continue reading

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Burchett wisdom: gals don’t like motorcycles in the kitchen – and other hard-learned life lessons

At least with state Sen. Tim Burchett, R-Knoxville, in the race for Knox County mayor, the meetings and speeches won’t be boring. Burchett cracked up a breakfast meeting of the Farragut/West Knox Chamber Tuesday at Fox Den Country Club with … Continue reading

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