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The Daily Plan-It: Passport to Imagination, Scott Miller, and 'The Sacrament'

| Posted June 30, 2014

Good morning! Did we all make it through the weekend? Close enough? Then take a look at what's going on around town today.Have kiddos ages 5+? Take them out to Michael's for the store's Passport to Imagination crafting session at... Read more...

K-Town South: Meadowlark Music Festival 2014 on Saturday

| Posted June 27, 2014

What: Meadowlark Music Festival 2014Where: Ijams Nature Center (2915 Island Home Ave.)When: Saturday, June 28, 1 p.m.-11 p.m.How Much: $25 (brownpapertickets.com or in person at Ijams or WDVX); children 10 and under free; no pets or coolersThis is the fourth... Read more...

The Weekend Plan-It: Shadows Fall, Meadowlark Music Festival, and Dead Prez

| Posted June 27, 2014

Good morning, and happy Friday! If you need some plans to keep you busy this weekend, we've got some ideas for you. Take a look.FRIDAYAt noon in the visitor center, the Corey Hunt Band will perform for WDVX's Blue Plate... Read more...

Howard Baker, 1925-2014

| Posted June 26, 2014

Senator Howard Baker died Thursday, and the whole nation has a right to mourn his loss. In case we forget what sort of people we ought to elect to solve our problems, he left us a fine example of the... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: The Black Cadillacs, Life Drawing Session, and Belly Dance

| Posted June 26, 2014

Good morning! It's Thursday! It's also USA vs Germany day! Choose your team wisely. And take a look at what's going on around town.At noon in the visitor center, catch Guthrie Brown and the Family tree perform for WDVX's Blue... Read more...

Kincannon Leaving School Board, Hopes Replacement Isn't "Ideological"

| Posted June 25, 2014

Late yesterday afternoon, Knox County Schools sent out a press release that came as a shock to almost everyone in town, except perhaps for a few close friends: 2nd District Board of Education representative Indya Kincannon was quitting:Kincannon to... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: Knoxville Writers' Group, Rye Baby, and Ballet

| Posted June 25, 2014

Good morning, and happy hump day! We're halfway through the week! So take a look at what's going on around town today.At the Emporium Center for Arts and Culture, check out the exhibit featuring works from 25 members of the... Read more...

Could Recent U.S. Supreme Court "Right to Lie" Decision Affect Campfield Libel Case?

| Posted June 24, 2014

Betty Bean with an analysis of how a U.S. Supreme Court decision may put Roger Byrge's libel suit against Sen. Stacey Campfield in a new light: The ripples from last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision opening the question of whether it's... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: Children's Story Time, Capoeira, and Jazz on the Square

| Posted June 24, 2014

Good morning! Take a look at what's going on around town this Tuesday.The Blount County Public Library in Maryville will have story hour this morning at 10:30 for kiddos ages 3-5. Puppets, coloring, and crafts will also be involved. It's... Read more...

Elvis Costello, Tom Mix, and Tony

| Posted June 23, 2014

Elvis Costello, in his intuitive solo show Friday night, playing mostly acoustic guitars, sang a mixture of old favorites like "Veronica," "Watching the Detectives" (with an interesting loop effect), the still unusual non-repeating "Beyond Belief," and, in his final electric... Read more...

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