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A Big Orange welcome for new athletics director

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn More than 200 community and business leaders gathered at the Knoxville Convention Center last week to be utterly charmed by the University of Tennessee’s new athletics director, John Currie. For his part, Currie seemed equally enamored with Knoxville. … Continue reading

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Crush of events makes exciting year-end

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn As 2016 hurtles to its conclusion, holiday and other kinds of special events literally have tumbled on top of one another. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a busier year-end season in Knoxville. The Knoxville Symphony League threw … Continue reading

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Hungry in Chicago? Go here!

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Sixteen hardy Knoxvillians have just returned from an action-packed trip to Chicago. The purpose of the trip, organized by the Knoxville Museum of Art for members of its Collectors Circle, was to take in a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Savoring Beardsley’s scintillating Solstice Supper

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn An eight-course vegetarian feast was the substance of Beardsley Community Farm’s fifth annual Solstice Supper fundraiser, which Moxley Carmichael was happy to support through a sponsorship. Held at The Standard in downtown Knoxville last Monday night, it featured the … Continue reading

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Potlucks feed friendships — for 23 years

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Leadership Knoxville is an intense 10-month program during which participants get to learn more about our community and its leaders. There are two overnight trips involved — one is orientation and the other is a visit to the … Continue reading

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The sad reality of racism in Knoxville

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn I really thought we in Knoxville were making progress on this racism thing. But Sunday was a wake-up call about how far we still have to go. I have to admit I am disappointed and a little depressed. … Continue reading

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Drum roll begins for 2014 News Sentinel Open

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn If you are in Knoxville today, you surely have started to hear noise about the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot, a professional golf tournament that will celebrate its 25th year in Knoxville August 11 through 17 at … Continue reading

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Let the good times woof at Mardi Growl

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn Thanks to Lauren Christ of Moxley Carmichael for writing this guest post for the Blue Streak — Cynthia Moxley. During Mardi Gras, parade goers can be heard declaring, “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” – the Cajun French expression … Continue reading

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Missing Bob Wilson

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn The Blue Streak is going to take a break this week as we at Moxley Carmichael mourn the sudden death on Saturday of our beloved colleague, Bob Wilson. Bob, our digital media manager, worked at Moxley Carmichael for … Continue reading

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Need art? Great opportunity on display

Like SharePinTweetEmailLinkedIn The preview for Artscapes 2013 is open and the thing that impresses me most about the offerings this year is how many are from artists I actually know. To me, there is something special about acquiring art created … Continue reading

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