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Secret garden steeped in Knoxville ‘her-story’

The folks at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum put together a touching and creative tribute to two special Knoxville women recently. During its popular annual Green Thumb Gala fundraiser, the garden unveiled a real “secret garden” created in honor … Continue reading

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‘Dinner on the Bridge’ beguiles

What a great idea this was! To celebrate Knoxville’s 225th birthday, the Arts & Culture Alliance hosted a dinner on the Gay Street Bridge Sunday night complete with keyboard music by Carol Zinavage Shane of the Knoxville Symphony and a … Continue reading

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Regas Square wows at preview party

It was a heck of a preview party that launched the new Regas Square development on Wednesday evening at the Mill & Mine with more than 270 in attendance and great news coverage. (Disclosure: Moxley Carmichael helped with the function.) … Continue reading

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Stunning Lonesome Dove eatery opens Friday

The long awaited game restaurant, Lonesome Dove, located in the former Patrick Sullivan’s building in Knoxville’s Old City, will open to the public this Friday. A pre-opening cocktail party last night revealed the beautiful job Chef Tim Love and his … Continue reading

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‘Thrilling’ evening honors Ashley Capps

Every year the East Tennessee Community Design Center recognizes with the Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to building a better future for this region. This year, the award was bestowed upon concert promoter … Continue reading

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Knoxville Mercury hopes to rise

The folks at The Knoxville Mercury, the alternative weekly newspaper that will be the successor to Metro Pulse, are getting settled in to their office space in The Walnut Building. Looking at a mid-March launch, they now have office furniture … Continue reading

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Turn on, tune in, pig out!

This has been the year of adults playing dress-up. After a spate of “Gatsby” parties and a “Jetson” party, now this: a trippy “Woodstock” event! But, hey, it was for a good cause, so just pass the magic brownies. Held … Continue reading

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Richard Jolley’s monumental installation at Knoxville Museum of Art addresses big questions

In a little less than a year, an art installation that organizers hope will be the “tipping point” for Knoxville’s growing reputation as a vibrant arts and culture destination will have its official opening.

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Ashley Capps on becoming a concert producer, what makes Bonnaroo special, and his fave acts there

So you’ve heard and read and seen on TV so much about the Bonnaroo music festival, right? You know that music promoter Ashley Capps of Knoxville is the “father” of Bonnaroo, of course. But wouldn’t you like to ask a … Continue reading

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