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Knoxville’s One World Circus Demonstrates Via Political Puppetry
Published 01/13/2010 at 8:58 a.m.
Lisa McLeod and Jake Weinstein compose Knoxville’s One World Circus, a traveling “teaching circus” that delivers an emotional brand of political street theater wherever the opportunity presents itself. The pair participate in festivals and demonstrations as far away as Palestine ...
When Parking Lot Attendants Snap
Published 12/02/2009 at 9:55 a.m.
Parking violators take heed: One Old City-area parking attendant allegedly has been following the time-honored tradition of disgruntled employees destroying property.
Another Questionable Kidnapping, Plus Meat
Published 11/25/2009 at 10:01 a.m.
Early last week, the Knoxville Police Department received a report of a young woman being held under suspicion of shoplifting ribeye steaks from a North Knoxville grocery store. Employees claimed to have witnessed the suspect stuffing several packaged steaks into ...
WNFZ Programmer Earns National Industry Recognition
Published 11/11/2009 at 10:08 a.m.
Last month, program director Shane Cox of local radio station WNFZ 94.3 FM was featured by Radio Ink magazine as one of 2009’s Best Programmers in Radio.
Employee a Little Too Big on the Pig
Published 11/11/2009 at 9:59 a.m. 1 Comment
A KPD report states that a manager on duty witnessed a suspect attempting to leave an establishment carrying a plate of food. After being approached and questioned by the manager, the suspect told the manager that he was quitting and ...
Former Members of the Cheat Come Back as Odd Order, Release New EP
Published 11/04/2009 at 11:34 a.m.
A hybrid of Knoxville bands the Chore Boys and the Cheat, Odd Order delivers a new album forged in the creative fires of a collaboration between three of Knoxville’s own and famed punk legend Paul Roessler of the Screamers and ...
“Mother of the Year” Nominee Disappoints
Published 10/21/2009 at 11:07 a.m.
Earlier this month, Knoxville Police Department officers were dispatched to a downtown-area residential block after receiving report of a woman selling crack cocaine from behind a baby stroller at approximately 3 p.m., within 1,000 feet of a local middle school.
Q&A With Seven Summits Skier Kit DesLauriers
Published 10/08/2009 at 2:34 p.m.
Extreme ski mountaineer Kit DesLauriers, a walking survival story, will grace a downtown Knoxville stage this week during her 24-city tour to share her experiences of skiing the famed seven summits—the highest peaks on each continent. In 2006, DesLauriers, a ...
Knoxville Outdoors Guide
Published 10/07/2009 at 10:12 a.m. 3 Comments
The Metro Pulse resource guide to outdoorsy activity in the Knoxville area: cycling, hiking, kayaking, birding, climbing, and more.