Streamliners, RB Morris, Jenna and her Cool Friends, Blue Mother Tupelo and Fred Eaglesmith

Jazzman RB Morris with the Streamliners, Knoxville Museum of Art KMA swinging to the Streamliners I’ll start with a few pictures of the KMA from a couple of weeks ago and then I’ll launch into what promises to be an amazing weekend for music in the city. Today’s post begins with Alive After Five two […]

Christmas Day in Downtown Knoxville

So Christmas has come and gone, once again. What is it like to experience Christmas in the city? Of course, like anywhere, that depends on the person you ask. For everyone downtown, it’s pretty quiet. The streets are empty for most of the day. A soft snow-mist fell for much of the morning before turning […]

Bikes, Bright Lights and Biting Cold

Santa and his Rudolph, Tour de Lights, Knoxville, December 2010 To avoid the Christmas spirit in downtown Knoxville, you must be determined to revel in your inner Scrooge. From Christmas Wrestlers to gorgeous lights, we’ve got enough spirit to make a Grinch run and hide. The events and fun just keep coming. Tonight was no exception. […]

Final Autumn Pictures: Down by the River

 Henley Street Bridge, Knoxville, November 2010  As often happens with the ending of a month, I look back at some images that never quite found a story and pass them along for your pleasure. One Sunday afternoon in November I walked around for several hours and got some photographs that I really loved. […]

These Eyes Have Seen Alot . . .

I generally try to pass on some of what I notice on First Friday and this month I bypassed that and went directly into the heavy series of posts about panhandling, so I’ve decided to loop back and catch a few interesting moments from that chilly evening. The temperatures must have kept people away because […]