Q&A: Burton Mandrell, competing in the 2012 North American Collegiate Bridge Team Championships
Published 6/27/2012 at 12:01 p.m. 0 comments
University of Tennessee students Burton Mandrell, Jenny Dabbs, Alex Happ, and Tim Michaels make up one of four teams qualified for the 2012 North American Collegiate Bridge Team Championships July 14 in Philadelphia.
Q&A: Samuel McCahill, coach at the Westside YMCA Kinder Hoops
Published 6/20/2012 at 5:24 p.m. 0 comments
Samuel McCahill coaches the Westside YMCA Kinder Hoops program for 4-5-year-olds, girls and boys—and is also the Y’s district programming director.
Q&A: Jake Hudson of the Fort Loudoun Lake Association
Published 6/14/2012 at 10:30 a.m. 0 comments
A zone manager with the Fort Loudoun Lake Association, Jake Hudson will teach a rain barrel workshop June 23 at New Harvest Center at 10 a.m.
Q&A: Kevin Whaley, Bodybuilder and Promoter
Published 6/6/2012 at 12:07 p.m. 0 comments
Bodybuilder Kevin Whaley is one of the promoters for the Tennessee Natural Classic 2012 at Farragut High School on June 16. The competition will feature teen through masters categories.
Q&A: Bob Hess, owner of the online mushroom supply and showroom/demonstration farm Everything Mushrooms
Published 5/30/2012 at 1:37 p.m. 0 comments
Bob Hess has owned the online mushroom supply and showroom/demonstration farm Everything Mushrooms since 2007. A few weeks ago he purchased his South Knoxville/Sevier Avenue location.
Q&A: Tom Cervone, new executive director for the Tennessee Theatre
Published 5/23/2012 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments
Starting June 1 as the executive director for the Tennessee Theatre, Tom Cervone is retiring as managing director for the Clarence Brown Theatre.
Q&A: Siren Santina, creative director and co-founder of Salomé Cabaret Burlesque Revue
Published 5/16/2012 at 11:55 a.m. 0 comments
Creative director and co-founder of Salomé Cabaret Burlesque Revue, Siren Santina represented the U.S. in this year’s World Burlesque Games, held May 7-13 in London.
Q&A: Meg Beach, director of the “Myth Adventures” children’s performing arts camp at the Clayton Center for the Arts
Published 5/9/2012 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments
A veteran writer, dancer, and storyteller, Meg Beach will direct the “Myth Adventures” children’s performing arts camp at the Clayton Center for the Arts.
Q&A: Bruce Bogartz, owner and chef at RouXbarb
Published 5/3/2012 at 12:01 a.m. 0 comments
Owner and chef at RouXbarb, Bruce Bogartz has won an unprecedented fifth straight Best Chef award in the Metro Pulse reader-voted Best of Knoxville awards.
Q&A: Jimmy Buckner, executive director of the Scarecrow Foundation
Published 4/25/2012 at 10:26 a.m. 0 comments
Jimmy Buckner is executive director of the Scarecrow Foundation, an organization that focuses on ending hunger and will host its second Downtown Derby Week May 2-5 to benefit Second Harvest.
Q&A: Tim Tipton, operator of Anna’s Angels, a non-profit thrift store
Published 4/18/2012 at 11:42 a.m. 0 comments
Tim Tipton operates Anna’s Angels, a non-profit thrift store started in 2010 that recently moved from Sutherland Avenue to 5710 Kingston Pike. The group works to break the cycle of poverty by awarding college scholarships to Appalachian children.
Q&A: Dianna Glandon, certified balloon artist
Published 4/11/2012 at 10:58 a.m. 0 comments
Dianna Glandon is a certified balloon artist and owner of Above the Rest Balloons. Its team of balloon artists placed second in the Medium Sculpture category at the World Balloon Convention in Dallas.
Q&A: Laurielle Campbell, local organizer of a Trayvon Martin rally
Published 4/4/2012 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Laurielle Campbell is a student at the University of Tennessee College of Law and organizer of a March 27 rally on campus to bring awareness to the case of Trayvon Martin, the Florida high school student shot by neighborhood volunteer ...
Q&A: Doug Renfro, inventor of The Big Push
Published 3/28/2012 at 10:48 a.m. 0 comments
Doug Renfro is inventor of the Big Push, a plastic yard cleanup tool that both rakes and pushes leaves. The product is a contender in Walmart’s Get on the Shelf social media contest through April 3. Renfro also co-owns Radiant ...
Q&A: Stacie Preston, an entrant in the Spartan Death Race obstacle course
Published 3/21/2012 at 10:58 a.m. 0 comments
A local nurse, Stacie Preston is currently completing the preliminaries for the Spartan Death Race in Pittsfield, Vt. The endurance race includes mud runs, obstacle and trail races, and physical and mental challenges.