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Kefi: ‘profound passion’ in the Old City

We lived in Farragut a couple of decades ago, fortunately at the same time that one of my all-time favorite restaurants was open there: Kalamata Kitchen. It was a fabulous Greek restaurant operated by Lori and Jim Klonaris. You may … Continue reading

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Mozart in the mountains

Seventy-five Knoxville Symphony supporters gathered Sunday at Blackberry Farm for what I think is one of the best opportunities of the fundraising year. You get to have dinner at our area’s premier dining establishment AND hear an intimate 30-minute performance … Continue reading

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Who wins when best downtown bartenders compete?

They called it the Tomato Jam and it was a spirited (ha!) event held yesterday to benefit Nourish Knoxville, the non-profit that runs the Market Square Farmers’ Market and other outreach programs designed to make us a healthier community. The … Continue reading

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News Sentinel Open is in full swing

Of course sports fans love the News Sentinel Open, being played at Fox Den Country Club through Sunday. A stop on the Web.com tour, it offers an opportunity to get a firsthand look at up-and-coming professional golfers, guys who could … Continue reading

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‘Artsclamation!’ earns its exclamation point

Artsclamation!, an art sale benefiting Peninsula Hospital, has THE BEST ART every year. Held in the gym of Sacred Heart Cathedral School right before the holidays kick off, the juried show offers a chance to meet the artists and discuss … Continue reading

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The best golf shots come at the parties

The News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot golf tourney earlier this month was a huge success, organizers say. Golfer Martin Piller walked away with a $99,000 purse and more than 38,000 spectators got a taste of the professional golf experience. … Continue reading

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Symphony in the Park: a sublime Sunday

You can’t beat this for a fundraiser. Imagine, if you will, a beautiful park with 500 fun-loving friends eating scrumptious food, sipping wine and then listening to an orchestra perform some of the best music in Western civilization. Pretty sweet, … Continue reading

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Golf tourney offers excellent networking

In addition to the chance to see the golf stars of tomorrow, the News Sentinel Open also is a great business tool. There are three wonderful parties associated with it and the hospitality tents provide excellent chances to spend quality … Continue reading

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Pairings party opens big week in Knoxville

An amazing party last night kicked off the most important week of the year in Knoxville. So, you’re thinking it was celebrating the first full week of school? Or the start of high school football? Or something cultural like the … Continue reading

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