Q&A: Jared Cooper, Musician
Published 2/9/2011 at 12:35 p.m. 0 comments
Jared Cooper: "I have a lot of clothes that are almost identical. Not to fool people, though; I could really care less."
Q&A: Zoe-Ruth Erwin, Barista and Fine-Art Photographer
Published 1/19/2011 at 9:10 a.m. 0 comments
Zoe Ruth Erwin: "My parents were hippies, so I’ve always been drawn to vintage stuff, not to sound predictable. I always shopped at Goodwill and Salvation Army, then discovered the awesomeness of AMVETS when I moved here. I am drawn ...
Q&A: Joe Graziano, Spanish Major at Pellissippi State Community College
Published 12/29/2010 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
Joe Graziano: "I wasn’t always this stylish, though. In high school I was a complete misfit. I didn’t care about fitting in at all and I didn’t talk to anyone. I just wore jeans and band T-shirts, but realized later ...
Q&A: Kelley O’Brien, Ft. Sanders Yacht Club bartender and furniture maker
Published 12/15/2010 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
Kelley O’Brien: "I was super-awkward in high school. I was loud and assertive. I didn’t have many friends because I was too busy swimming. Looking back, I was so homely. I only wore jeans, sweats, and swim clothes. I was ...
Q&A: Matt Rankin, aspiring writer
Published 12/1/2010 at 11:18 a.m. 0 comments
Matt Rankin: "I love the thriving art scene here, and you always have a great selection of music playing on any given night. We have a decent amount of restaurants, too. I appreciate that the city gives us plenty of ...
Q&A: Whitney Scott, Bartender at Sapphire
Published 11/17/2010 at 10:57 a.m. 0 comments
Whitney Scott: "I don’t think I have one certain style. It’s whatever I feel like that day, that’s what you’re going to get. My mood definitely tells you a story—how I’m dressed tells you how I feel."
Battlehooch, Orchestral Rock Band
Published 11/3/2010 at 10:46 a.m. 0 comments
"Picking a band name is so hard. The name Battlehooch kept coming up, rolling through our stream of consciousness. We chose it because it’s a good, unique name that doesn’t sound like a typical indie-rock band, and people like to ...
Zeus, prophet and spiritual advisor
Published 10/27/2010 at 12:04 p.m. 0 comments
Zeus: Wherever I go, things call to me. It can be a unicorn, a lamp—it’s not about the looks of it but how I feel and how the spirit feels in it. Flesh passes away. Spirit is eternal.
Jennifer Zimmerman, Bistro Server and Doting Wife
Published 10/20/2010 at 5:20 p.m. 0 comments
Jennifer Zimmerman: I am a big supporter of layering, skinny jeans, tights, and bright colors. I do not like those long furry vests, leather shorts, and guys going out and all of them wearing the exact same thing. That’s creepy ...
Whitney Adkins, Manager of Video On Demand at Scripps Networks Interactive
Published 10/13/2010 at 11:30 a.m. 0 comments
Whitney Adkins: I moved here in 1999 and it took me a really long time to like Knoxville. The first seven years I was plotting my escape. I was always running into people I knew and I didn’t really want ...
Taylor Aidibi-Dotson, Architecture Student and Office Assistant For Gerdau Ameristeel
Published 10/6/2010 at 12:54 p.m. 0 comments
Taylor Aidibi-Dotson: My parents are both very artistic, so I think it derived from them. My father toured with a bunch of bands in the ’70s, and my mother was a hippie. My mother made most of my clothes, although ...
Graham McCorkle, 30, DJ and Drummer for the Vaygues
Published 9/29/2010 at 9:15 a.m. 0 comments
Graham McCorkle tells Kate Furst about learning to play the drums, wanting to dress like Inspector Gadget, and looking for things to do on weeknights.
Meg Thomas, 19, Reruns Sales and Buyer, Seamstress, Singer in Nashville Band, UT Student in Fashion Marketing
Published 9/22/2010 at 9:22 a.m. 0 comments
Meg Thomas tells Kate Furst about being raised on the Kinks and the Who and starting her own vintage store when she was 15.
Larry Crowell, 65, Retired Chemical and Electrical Engineer, “The Beer Hat Guy”
Published 9/15/2010 at 9:17 a.m. 0 comments
Larry Crowell tells Kate Furst about how he got to Knoxville, how he became the beer hat guy, and how Earth is the Gary, Indiana, of the Universe.
Jennifer Niceley, 35, Farmer, Writer, Musician
Published 9/8/2010 at 9:09 a.m. 0 comments
NIcely tells Kate Hurst about growing up on a farm, learning poetry from Joni Mitchell, and how she got her rhythm back.
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