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 […]

Odd and End Shoutouts

A great friend of mine from the area, Judy DiGregorio, as warm and funny a person as you’d ever want to meet, early this year released a recording of her reading her humorous memories and observations was released called Jest Judy. The CD contains sort of a “best of” tour of her books Life Among the […]

March for Sanity, Knoxville Style

March for Sanity, Market Square, Knoxville, Tennessee I’d be remiss if I didn’t throw in a plug for Sanity. On a recent, beautiful, autumn afternoon a small contingent of Knoxvillians made their plea for sanity in our national political discourse. On the same afternoon the Mall in Washington, D.C. was covered with many thousands rallying […]

Knox Heritage Distributes Awards

John Craig opens the Knox Heritage Annual Meeting, November 2010. The annual awards ceremony was held at the Bijou in which Knox Heritage recognizes those who have distinguished themselves in the local world of preservation. The meeting also served as the annual meeting and new members were added to the board as old members moved […]

We got Veterans, We got Everything and Everybody

 Tennessee National Guard leads the way.  Veterans Day Parade, Gay Street, Knoxville, November 2010  A fluke in my work schedule allowed me to be downtown for the recent Veterans Day Parade. It was quite the event. I’m estimating it lasted an hour and a half. That included a delay while the large American […]