Q&A: Bob Longmire, Member of the Knoxville Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society
Published 4/3/2014 at 3:18 p.m. 0 comments
Longmire is organizing the first event offered by the Knoxville Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society, held Saturday, April 5 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at Lawson McGhee Library (500 W Church Ave.) and featuring News Sentinel editorial cartoonist Charlie ...
Q&A: Denise Stewart-Sanabria, Artist of Anthropomorphic Food Paintings
Published 3/26/2014 at 8:52 a.m. 0 comments
The food at the Pop Up Food Tour event (Sunday, March 30, 5-8 p.m.) will be based on Denise Stewart-Sanabria’s anthropomorphic food paintings, which are also on display at the venue, Paulk + Co (510 Williams St.) through the end ...
Q&A: John Case, an Appraiser at the East Tennessee PBS Appraisal Fair
Published 3/19/2014 at 12:02 p.m. 0 comments
John Case, with Lark Mason and Joe Rosson, will be an appraiser at the East Tennessee PBS Appraisal Fair Saturday, March 29. He also co-owns Case Antiques, which is the coordinating sponsor for the benefit.
Q&A: Travis Frugé, Importer of Djembes From Artists in West Africa
Published 3/12/2014 at 11:32 a.m. 0 comments
Travis Frugé, who has worked and traveled extensively in Africa, has initiated a Kickstarter campaign for Knoxville-based Noble Traders, a business that will be importing djembes (drums) from artists in West Africa.
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!