Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (10/25 – 11/3/2020)

As events are opening up, we’re listing a combination of virtual and live events. The rules are the same – if you want your event included, please make a Facebook event, invite me (Alan Sims – you’ll have to friend me) and it will be included. I need … [Continue reading]

COVID-19: Special Message

This post will be short and there will be no photographs or fancy charts. Just me and you getting real about where we are. I'm growing very weary of all the arguments that the illness isn't serious. I'm so tired from arguing that the numbers are … [Continue reading]

COVID-19: 10/23/2020 Update (State, Local, UTK, KCS, Including Today’s UTK Briefing)

It's the weekend! Celebrate with a long walk or a good book. Check out the entertainment options listed in this morning's article. We'd probably all be better off if we took the next week-and-a-half off social media. If not, maybe we should ask … [Continue reading]

Entertainment, The Arts and a Little Spookiness

Here's a quick look at just a few of your local entertainment options in the world of arts, which are coming up in the next few days. Consider supporting these creative attempts at keeping the arts alive: Music: Second Bell Monster Mash … [Continue reading]

COVID-19: 10/22/2020 Update (State, Local, UTK, KCS and Today’s Health Department Briefing)

Have you voted? Many of your friends have done so. An interesting note: As of the end of voting yesterday, Knox County is a rare exception in that early voting at polling places is lagging four years ago. The gap has narrowed but remains at 1,248 … [Continue reading]