SCENE AND HEARD: DANCE
In this fourth edition of our ongoing series, we visited different forms of dance in Knoxville to simply record what we saw, profiling the scenes and lives that help define our city. These may be familiar places we’ve all heard about, or curious things that may surprise even their neighbors—but they’re all Knoxville, and they’re all worth getting to know better.
Police Blotter: The Banditos Bandit
Count on It: Second Harvest
Meet Your City: Meet Your Expanded Library Hours
Knoxville Googled: knoxville+humanity
Street Talk: Sean McCollough, recently released album for kids, This Is Our House
NEWS & VIEWS
Citybeat: The Un-Chain Gang
With the official holiday shopping season kicking off this week, local consumerism is getting its biggest push from an unlikely source: a giant corporation. American Express is underwriting a campaign called “Small Business Saturday,” encouraging shoppers to spend the day after the traditional Black Friday patronizing their local independent retailers. Does spending local keep local economies humming? Jesse Fox Mayshark finds out.
Citybeat: Sustainable Effort?
Change is afoot for the Foundation for Global Sustainability, which has arguably been the staunchest proponent of environmental awareness in the region. Mike Gibson reports.
Jack Neely recalls Knoxville’s darkest time: the Neyland Era.
Frank Cagle asks what’s wrong with earmarks.
Shot of Urban
Michael Haynes wants more ground-floor retailers to move into the neighborhood.
Urban Renewal by Matt Edens
A Cape Cod in Lindbergh Forest
Local Biz Profile
Uncle Lem’s Mountain Outfitters
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: Local Hero
The Great Great Pines
Local CD Review
Place of Skulls
KSO anniversary review
Rock Band 3
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest