Rossini 2015 Hits both a High Note and a Dry Note

Earlier in the week, the forecast looked bleak. I wanted to talk up the Rossini Festival, but even while doing so, the echos of Rossini Past resonated through my brain. We’d seen the movie before: Monsoon rains and howling winds all day long. Wednesday evening I expressed my concerns to Avi Tomczak, Development director of […]

Your Planner for Knoxville Festival Season 2015

Isn’t it great to live in a geographical location that has four pretty specific seasons? The downtown year starts off with what I’d call “Hunker Down and Endure It” season (Jan-Feb), “Festival Season” follows (March – May), “Farmers’ Market Season” (June – August) comes next, followed by “Vol Season,” with a mini “Holiday Season” at […]