Can We Talk About Lady Parts?

UT seniors Sasha Reed and Zara Saponja have a different meaning in mind for the phrase they've chosen as the name for their new series of bicycle maintenance classes for women. They are on a mission to grow the ranks of women who are confident not … [Continue reading]

A Weekend Rich in Diverse Entertainment

We entered the weekend fresh off the excellent performance of La Bohème by Knoxville Opera. Urban Girl's first opera, it set a high bar. With various rounds of illness and school closings, Urban Girl got to continue her run of cool shows as she … [Continue reading]

The Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (2/12/2017 – 2/21/2017)

If you want to be certain your event is included on this calendar, I'll need your event two weeks in advance. The absolute best way to make sure I include your event is to make a FB event and invite me - two weeks in advance. My FB "events" are the … [Continue reading]

Revisiting Walkability: What We Need to Do

I follow a number of urban planning organizations and individuals on twitter. I'd encourage you to do the same, if you're interested in the kinds of conversations we have on this blog regarding building a better city. Often provocative, always … [Continue reading]

Knoxville Opera Presents La Bohème

Originally performed in 1896 in Turin, and conducted by Toscanini, La bohème was not an immediate success. Both audience reception and critical notices were tepid, but the opera grew in popularity to become one of the most performed operas for many … [Continue reading]