Q&A: Jill Colquitt Fisher, Handmade Holiday Trunk Show Organizer
Published 12/12/2012 at 8:40 a.m. 0 comments
Jill Colquitt Fisher’s Handmade Holiday Trunk Show is back for the first time since 2010; the third and final show is Dec. 13-16 at 14 Market Square, the former Marble Slab Creamery site.
Q&A: Karen Kirst, Author of the Historical Novella 'Smoky Mountain Christmas'
Published 12/5/2012 at 9:52 a.m. 0 comments
An author for Harlequin’s Love Inspired line, Karen Kirst will sign (and sell) copies of The Gift of Family at an open house at Tea at the Gallery (4501 Kingston Pike).
Q&A: Sandy Wells, Conductor Of Sing-Along 'Messiah' Concerts by Clinch Valley Community Chorus & Orchestra
Updated 12/1/2012 at 9:16 a.m. 0 comments
Sandy Wells, director of the Tennessee Valley Ensemble, will conduct three free, sing-along Messiah concerts by the Clinch Valley Community Chorus and Orchestra beginning Dec. 1 at the Norris Methodist Church (62 Ridgeway Rd.).
Q&A: Amanda La Bell, founder of Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet
Published 11/20/2012 at 9:55 a.m. 0 comments
Amanda La Bell is the founder of the Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet, which is holding a benefit auction at Crush at 121 West Jackson Ave. on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., and also an online auction on its Facebook ...
Q&A: Rhonda Thompson, Collecting Coats of All Sizes for People in Need
Published 11/14/2012 at 1:50 p.m. 0 comments
Working with One Warm Coat and A Spark of Kindness, Rhonda Thompson is collecting coats of all sizes for people in need through Nov. 21.
Q&A: Marty Gensheimer, American Red Cross Volunteer Responding to Hurricane Sandy
Published 11/7/2012 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
American Red Cross volunteer Marty Gensheimer drove a Knoxville Emergency Relief Vehicle to Manhattan and Long Island Oct. 27, one of the first 15 units providing disaster relief from superstorm Sandy.
Q&A: Susan D. Espiritu, Principal of Pond Gap Elementary and a 2012 National Distinguished Principal
Published 10/31/2012 at 11:19 a.m. 0 comments
Principal of Pond Gap Elementary, Susan D. Espiritu was honored in Washington D.C. on Oct. 19 as one of 60 2012 National Distinguished Principals named by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Q&A: Dorothy Foltz-Gray, author of 'With and Without Her: A Memoir of Being and Losing a Twin'
Published 10/22/2012 at 4:48 p.m. 0 comments
A longtime Knoxville resident who moved to Asheville in 2011, Dorothy Foltz-Gray published a memoir, With and Without Her: A Memoir of Being and Losing a Twin in October and will read from it at Union Ave Books Sunday, Oct. ...
Q&A: Bobbie Crews, Creator of “The Survivor Project” on Permanent Display at the City County Building
Published 10/17/2012 at 10:25 a.m. 1 comment
In partnership with Child & Family Tennessee, the city of Knoxville, and Knox County, Bobbie Crews’ art installation “The Survivor Project” became a permanent display at the City County Building Oct. 10. It was created as a response to women ...
Q&A: Katie Powell, organizer of volunteers for this year’s Downtown Home Tour
Published 10/10/2012 at 11:15 a.m. 0 comments
Katie Powell, part of the Board of Directors for City People, is organizing the volunteers for this year’s Downtown Home Tour.
Q&A: De Wayne Kirchner, former Broadway costume designer and now owner of Designs by De Wayne
Published 10/3/2012 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
De Wayne Kirchner, whose resume includes Dollywood and Broadway—particularly Radio City Music Hall—recently opened Designs by De Wayne costume shop at 741 N. Broadway.
The Weekly Plan-It: Oct. 4-Oct. 10
Published 10/3/2012 at 11:29 a.m. 0 comments
Highlights of the week ahead: Oct.4-Oct. 10
Q&A: Heather Donahue, winner of the amateur category at Cupcakes in the Park
Published 9/26/2012 at 11:28 a.m. 0 comments
Heather Donahue’s orange creamsicle cupcake won the amateur category at Knoxville’s first cupcake festival Sept. 22: Cupcakes in the Park, which raised funds for Child & Family Tennessee and the Kent C. Withers Family Crisis Center.
Q&A: Cameron Broyles, a Demonstrator of “Highland heavy athletics” at the 6th Dandridge Scots-Irish Music Festival
Published 9/19/2012 at 10:19 a.m. 0 comments
Ranked 64th by the North American Scottish Games Athletics in 2011 among Class B amateurs, Cameron Broyles will demonstrate his prowess at the 6th Dandridge Scots-Irish Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Q&A: Taylor Ramsey, Winner of the Jr. Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Tennessee Valley Fair
Published 9/12/2012 at 11:24 a.m. 0 comments
A student at South-Doyle High School, Taylor Ramsey, 14, won the Jr. Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Tennessee Valley Fair.