Violins of Hope Offers a Somber Glimpse of the Past, A Testament to Human Resilience

I rarely write about specific gallery exhibitions. I was moved to do so for Violins of Hope, the most recent exhibition at the UT Downtown Gallery after attending the ribbon cutting and opening ceremony last Friday. Mayor Rogero offered opening remarks and current Knoxville Poet Laureate Marilyn Kallet read a poem written for the occasion. […]

Downtown News, Fun and Giveaways

There has been so much going on downtown recently, that an article a day just doesn’t get it all in. I’m going to cover a lot of ground in this article and each item won’t necessarily have a lot to do with the other, so hang on and we’ll try to take it all in […]

As Seen on First Friday

Before we dive head-long into news from the city this week, I wanted to acknowledge the pleasant First Friday just ended. We may have caught the best weather for a February First Friday ever, as temperatures moderated under blue skies. I’m not sure the pleasant temperatures registered in the public brain because attendance in general […]