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Celebrating a Knoxville artist who loved New York

“Joseph Delaney: On the Move” is a little trip to the hurly-burly street life of New York City — and it’s right here near downtown Knoxville. Delaney, the younger brother of better known artist Beauford Delaney, was born in Knoxville … Continue reading

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Opera Ball knocked ’em dead! Here’s why.

So, what’s the secret to having a sellout black tie fundraiser? The folks at Knoxville Opera know the answer to that. Here are some things they did right to make the annual Opera Ball — dubbed the Ruby Ball this … Continue reading

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Holiday Homes Tour: elegant, inspiring and fun

We sure do love looking inside other people’s homes, don’t we? The smart folks in the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art took advantage of that proclivity earlier this month and sold out their 22nd annual Holiday Homes Tour … 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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Robinson-Stair wedding was a masterpiece

Attorney Caesar Stair III, the father of the groom, admitted that it was unusual to think of him officiating at a marriage ceremony — him being a well-known divorce lawyer and all. But that’s what his son wanted, so . … Continue reading

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‘Evening Under the Stars’ was stellar

Sometimes you just want to go to a great gathering that has swinging music, convivial friends and delicious food in a breathtaking setting. No silent auction. No live auction. No awards or long speeches. That’s why we go every year … 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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Stars come out for Knoxville Jazz Orchestra

Once again, Sherri Lee opened her beautiful estate on a picturesque cove on Fort Loudoun Lake to raise funds for the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra through an event called Evening Under the Stars. This, year, however, due to the threat of … Continue reading

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New Orleans food: worth the trip, of course

When folks find out we have been to New Orleans on a Knoxville Museum of Art trip, they ask all about the art we saw, right? No. “Where did you eat?” is what they really want to know. As folks … Continue reading

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Knoxville Jazz Orchestra launches swinging season!

Last year, every single one of the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra‘s six major concerts was a sellout. So get your tickets now! And, in addition to the big shows, if you want even more jazz, plan on attending the jazz lunches … Continue reading

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