Waynestock 2015 a Huge Success

I’d love to write a lengthy article about Waynestock, detailing set lists and performances, but for a couple of reasons, I can’t do that. First, I really wanted to enjoy the music and not focus as much on documenting it. I achieved mixed results on that front, but I didn’t take notes, so I can’t […]

Pecha Kucha from the Perspective of the Stage

I attended the first Pecha Kucha several years ago at the Jackson Avenue Workshops. I left feeling my intelligence was a bit below average and my creativity didn’t register on the graph. It would never have occurred to me that I might be a presenter at one of the events. But last night I was […]

Congratulations Happy Holler

As the Knoxville News Sentinel reported yesterday, Happy Holler has been named to the historic registry. Apparently, the Metropolitan Planning Commission nominated the district and the designation is awarded to cultural resources or areas which merit preservation for historical reasons. Happy Holler does have a rich history, some of it quite scruffy. Known as a […]

Waynestock 2014, Night Two

Well, this one’s going to be very photo heavy and word light. Fires have literally been breaking out downtown today and I’ve been very, very short of time. For those of you who expected me to write about the fire: I decided to address it next week. I know it’s not timely, but the media […]

Waynestock 2014, Night One

It’s nearly 12:30 AM as I’m writing this post, so you’ll see more photographs than words so I can get a little sleep before I go to work in a few hours. Tonight marked the kick-off of the fourth annual Waynestock Festival. It’s a great event benefiting various charities each year. For a $5 per […]