Go! Contemporary Dance Works’ Alice A Visual Feast

Urban Girl and I spent some quality time in the city this week, thanks to the Knox County flu epidemic. She created a bit of art at the Basement Community Art Studio and we bowled until we were both exhausted at Maple Hall. We topped Friday off with her first adult urban party which she […]

Happy New Year – With a Little Help from the Black Lillies

This one’s going to be short and sweet. I simply want to wish each of you a Happy New Year and serve up a side of the wonderful Black Lillies show last night at the Bijou. I haven’t been ready for live music the last few weeks, but this night brought me as close to […]

Knoxville has a Theater District? A brief history of Knoxville’s Theaters: Part One of Four

*This is the first in a four-part series about Knoxville’s theaters, written by Oren Yarbrough, Architect Intern with DIA and author of the popular recent articles on the AT&T building. Two will run this week and two will run next week. Here’s Oren: A couple of years ago the city of Knoxville replaced and upgraded […]

Meet Your Favorite Band You’ve Never Heard Before: The Black Lillies Play Two Nights at the Bijou This Week

I met Cruz Contreras last week to talk about the upcoming Black Lillies shows at the Bijou, this Saturday and Sunday nights (tickets here) and the twisting, turning – and mostly touring – road that has brought the band to this point in their careers. They are at once better known nationally and internationally than […]

An (Not So) Ordinary Couple

Like many couples, they found each other and fell in love. Unlike so many, their relationship has lasted through the decades as they have pursued happiness together. Along the way, they longed to marry, but could not. They decided if they couldn’t have a marriage ceremony, they would have a joint memorial and unveil their […]