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Saw Her Standing There

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Knoxville Choral Society missed a rehearsal earlier this week due to the ice storm. You wouldn’t have known it based on their excellent performance of Dvořák’s Stabat Mater at the Tennessee Theatre. I was ready … Continue reading

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Ice Isn’t Nice

The ice storm that started on Monday gave me two unexpected vacation days in a row. For my wife, it meant she didn’t have to use a sick day. The precipitation began while I was taking my wife to the … Continue reading

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Carmen Declaration

The priest in one of the later scenes of Knoxville Opera’s production of Carmen looked especially authentic. There’s a reason for that. The supernumerary part was played by Fr. Rich Andre of St. John XXIII University Parish. The music was wonderfully familiar, … Continue reading

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Dixie Win

 Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede held a media preview to show off its new set and some of its new show. Those of us who attended were treated to a free lunch that included a tasty rotisserie chicken and their famous … Continue reading

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Fitness Likes a Glove

The East Tennessee locations of Koko FitClub recently joined Twitter. I’ve been a member of Koko since I started doing radio commercials for them in November, 2013. I’m also a big fan of Twitter. I thought it was great that … Continue reading

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The Work of Our Hands and of Our Minds

Bishop Richard Stika blessed the new offices of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee on Thursday. The agency moved its administrative offices to Dameron Avenue, across the street from the Knox County Health Department. It is a return to the space … Continue reading

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Threds Up!

Threds, a local promotional products company, held its third annual open house on Friday. They print and embroider logos on t-shirts, hats, and many other products. Just as radio stations hand out t-shirts to listeners, Threds handed out t-shirts with … Continue reading

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In His Time Plays Many Parts

Local actor Robby Griffith passed away on Friday. He often appeared in plays at Theatre Knoxville Downtown and in Tennessee Stage Company’s Shakespeare on the Square. Robby also worked at Lawson McGhee Library and occasionally as an English teacher at Pellissippi … Continue reading

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Myranda Rights

Actress and model Myranda M. was in the audience at Scruffy City Hall to see Einstein Simplified on Tuesday night. She told a story on stage about starring in an episode of Fatal Attraction, which is produced by Jupiter Entertainment. She … Continue reading

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Quiet Please

Most of the independent movie Something, Anything was filmed in Knoxville. My wife and I attended a screening at the Lawson McGhee Library, which was a prominent location in the film. We both enjoyed it and found ourselves discussing the characters and … Continue reading

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Café Olé

The website for El Cafetalito is entirely in Spanish. I used Google’s translation tool to find out how the site described Café Super. The paragraph read: “It is a blend of premium coffees. It is characterized by its softness and … Continue reading

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Loh and Behold

Parts of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony are so loud, I could feel sound waves on my face. I loved it. My wife and I attended the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Thursday night. In addition to the Tchaikovsky opus, the program … Continue reading

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Funnel Vision

“Mama Jane” Harris has revealed her newest creation via social media. It’s the Funnel Cake Bacon Cheeseburger. I don’t have to imagine what it must taste like. I already know. I saw Mama Jane on opening day of the Tennessee Valley Fair … Continue reading

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Nalgene Therapy

After years of use, I noticed a crack in my Nalgene water bottle the other day. I had heard that they might replace broken bottles. Sure enough, I found the following notice on their Facebook page: For Nalgene replacements broken … Continue reading

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