Q&A: Shannon Ernest Farabow, Co-host of the First-Ever Ironwood Art Fair
Published 3/5/2014 at 1:29 p.m. 0 comments
Farabow will co-host (with artist Sarah Brobst) the first-ever Ironwood Art Fair on Friday, March 14, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with bands and belly dancers; and on Saturday, March 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Ironwood Studios (119 ...
Q&A: Marsha S. Wilson, Executive Director of the Knoxville Bar Association
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:13 a.m. 0 comments
Executive director for the Knoxville Bar Association, Marsha S. Wilson is lead planner for its free Community Law School sessions March 7 and 8 on the topics of “Estate Planning for Everyone” and “Consumer Rights and Responsibilities.”
Q&A: Michael Torano, One of 22 Bachelors Being Auctioned to Benefit Friends of Literacy
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:10 a.m. 0 comments
The 44-year-old Michael Torano, director of marketing for Knoxville Opera, is one of 22 bachelors being auctioned to benefit Friends of Literacy on March 14. Donors can also cast votes for their favorite as Knoxville’s Most Eligible Bachelor by donating ...
Q&A: Gary Harmon, Author of 'My Daddy Takes His Legs Off'
Published 2/12/2014 at 11:18 a.m. 0 comments
Harmon (pictured here with the illustrator, Kathryn Shilling Oaks), wrote the autobiographical kids’ book My Daddy Takes His Legs Off, a story of a girl whose friends don’t want her dad to pick her and her brother up from after-school ...
Q&A: Charlotte Tolley, Executive Director of Nourish Knoxville
Published 2/5/2014 at 10:42 a.m. 0 comments
Tolley, the executive director for the recently formed nonprofit Nourish Knoxville, organizes its Winter Market at the Historic Southern Railway Station on West Depot Street, held on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on the second ...
Q&A: Carrie Ollom, Tennessee TOPSoccer Coach of the Year
Published 1/23/2014 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments
A state championship coach for FC Alliance, which grooms young soccer players for competitive opportunities, Carrie Ollom was named US Youth Soccer TOPSoccer Tennessee Coach of the Year for her work building FCA’s program for young people with special needs.
Q&A: Louise Conrad, Staff Veterinarian at Ijams Nature Center
Published 1/15/2014 at 9:48 a.m. 0 comments
Staff veterinarian at Ijams Nature Center (2915 Island Home Ave.), Louise Conrad and her dog Gandalf will lead a “Wagging Walk” for dogs and their owners at the park Saturday, Jan. 18 at 9 a.m. She’ll review basics of walking ...
Q&A: Carolyn Rogers, Coordinator for the LGBTQ Helpline
Published 1/8/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
Rogers is the coordinator for the LGBTQ Helpline, which is staffed nightly from 7-11 p.m. at 865-531-2539. The helpline is seeking new volunteers to provide information, a listening ear, and referral services for the LGBTQ community and their parents, friends, ...
Q&A: Bob Riehl, an Instructor for the Taoist Tai Chi™ Society of Knoxville
Published 1/1/2014 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments
Bob Riehl is a continuing instructor for the Taoist Tai Chi™ Society of Knoxville (co-presidents are Susan Benner and Jenny Arthur), which will hold an open house and free one-hour demonstration at its Happy Holler facility (1205 N. Central St.) ...
Best Of Street Talk 2013
Published 12/26/2013 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments
Here are a few of the Q’s and A’s Rose Kennedy particularly liked this year.
Q&A: Sandy Goddard, Local Comic Who Will Play Side Splitters Comedy Club's Bad Santa
Published 12/18/2013 at 12:03 p.m. 0 comments
Goddard: I knew once my kids detested me I was ready!
Q&A: Monika Hancock, Organizer of the Christmas Crawl: A Holiday Downtown Pub Crawl
Published 12/11/2013 at 11:03 a.m. 0 comments
As the development associate for the ALS Association of East Tennessee for Care Services, which fights Lou Gehrig’s disease, Monika Hancock is the organizer of its benefit, The Christmas Crawl: A Holiday Downtown Pub Crawl on Dec. 13. The crawl ...
Q&A: Lilly Sutton, Co-organizer of a Benefit Concert for Survivors of Storm Haiyan
Published 12/4/2013 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
Along with Bob Grimac, Lilly Sutton has organized a benefit concert Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. She and RB Morris will perform to help the survivors of Storm Haiyan.
Q&A: Lisa Soland, Local Playwright, Actress, and Theater Instructor
Published 11/27/2013 at 1:36 p.m. 0 comments
A local playwright, actress, and theater instructor, Lisa Soland is touring to promote her first children’s book, 'The Christmas Tree Angel' (Celtic Cat Publishing, illustrated by Bethany A. Badeaux).
Q&A: Jentry Jones and Henry Gertsen, Team Leaders for the L&N STEMpunks
Published 11/20/2013 at 11:31 a.m. 0 comments
Jones and Gertsen are team leaders for the L&N STEMpunks, the L&N STEM Academy’s FIRST Robotics team, which is holding a “bring your own” tailgate Nov. 23 before the UT-Vanderbilt game as a fund-raiser to restore the iconic L&N sign ...
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