Photos by Corey McPherson

  • Daylight breaking: Beneath layers of paint and grime, several architectural surprises have been uncovered by workers at the Daylight Building.
  • John Carlisle, Can-can, Big Foot Trails
  • John Harter, Wedge Transfer, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Tim Morehead, Alley-oop 360, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Tim Morehead, Unturndown, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Billy Bailey, Tailwhip, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Stephen Horrocks, Wallride, Butcher Shop Parking Lot
  • Stephen Horrocks, High-speed curve in the bowl, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Adam Haynes, Euro-table, Knoxville Skatepark
  • John Carlisle, Turndown, Big Foot Trails
  • Tim Morehead, Table-top, Knoxville Skatepark
  • Labor of love: More than 250 abused and neglected horses have passed through the Horse Haven system since it was founded in 1999.
  • Forgiving creatures: Horse Haven volunteer Sonja Cowert says dealing with horses is the easy part of life. It’s the human personalities that can be trying.
  • Erick Baker
  • A few members of the Eye of Ra, part of the Sons of Ra Household, reveal their allegiance.
  • Amtgard members spar in the Mystic Glade.
  • One million HP: Amtgard member Gary Lewis is about to 'kill' something.
  • The L&N train station served as a major passenger terminal for 65 years; it's described inside and out in James Agee's Pulitzer-winning novel, 'A Death in the Fmaily.' Rehabbed for the World's Fair in 1982, it now holds mostly offices.

<p><strong>This is the standard detour. Take the old Henley Street exit, and counterintuitively, turn right, following the sign to Western, to turn left on Western.</strong><p>
  • WUTK station manager Benny Smith says the station requires a minimum of $5,000 per month just to keep it afloat. That's just enough to cover his own salary and other fixed costs.
  • There is some hope the station's lot will improve, funding-wise, in the guise of a proposed endowment fund that would give the station a small nut of annual funding, in addition to providing a safety net in times of crisis.
  • A SCORE TO SETTLE: Knoxville Opera's warehouse practice space seems like it's a long way from the grandeur of the Tennessee Theatre.
  • ON YOUR MARK: The first part of rehearsal is taping off lines to represent the stage set.
  • KEEPING THE FAT LADY AT BAY: Brian Salesky has turned Knoxville Opera's financial fortunes around in just three years. What will he do for an encore?
  • Lori Waxman at work
  • Off the cuff: Black Sarah maintains a balance between classic heavy rock and hypnotic instrumental exploration.
  • It's getting too late: Erick Baker steers clear of hard rock on his solo debut.
  • Cormac style: Greg Congleton and Stephen Dupree navigate the dramatic prose of Cormac McCarthy.

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