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25th Anniversary

Food, drink and the Americana sounds of Brian Paddock and the American Gentlemen helped mark the 25th anniversary of Johnson Architecture, which was founded by Daryl Johnson in 1994. Clients, industry partners, current and past employees and friends of the firm gathered to celebrate the occasion.

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Celebration of Philanthropy

During its annual Celebration of Philanthropy, presented by The Trust Company, the East Tennessee Foundation recognized David Martin, Frank Newman and Nathaniel Shelso as the 2019 Outstanding Keys to Philanthropy Award recipients.

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Sculpture Unveiling

Art patrons gathered in the Sculpture Garden of the Knoxville Museum of Art to witness the unveiling of the organization’s most recent acquisition. The stunning cast-iron piece, Nocturne I by Karen LaMonte, was presented in the garden thanks to the generosity of Nancy and Stephen Land.

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One Love Day

Each year, the City of Knoxville’s Summer in the City interns spend six weeks embedded in City departments. In addition to completing departmental tasks, interns collaborate on a group project...

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HGTV DIY Across America

HGTV DIY Across America recently held a workshop at AR Workshop, a business owned by Amy Thomas, a former teacher and lifetime crafter, in the Orangery Building. Present at the workshop was Amy’s niece, Madison Hill, who introduced her aunt to the franchise.

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WUOT Open House

Members and supporters of public radio gathered in the studios of 91.9 FM on the campus of the University of Tennessee for the station’s annual Open House. Volunteers and staff carried out a “Circus” theme in style with the event featuring circus games and decorations.

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Champagne Tasting with Meg Edwards

Baker Donelson and First Tennessee recently hosted a champagne tasting at Arcadia Peninsula Clubhouse. The event was part of First Tennessee’s Women of Influence series of events.

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Side by Side Auction

Bennett hosted a reception for the Side-By-Side Auction which serves as the main fundraiser for the Community School of the Arts. The Side-By-Side Visual Arts Apprentice Program pairs students from Community School of the Arts with professional artists from the region.

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Show House Preview Party

The Knoxville Symphony League opened its 32nd Designer ShowHouse with an invitation-only Preview Party at the new Regas Square Luxury Condominiums. Four of the units on the sixth floor of the building were open for tours.

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Shakin' Not Stirred

The 9th Annual Shakin’ Not Stirred event was held recently at The Venue at Lenoir City. This fundraiser featured dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing...

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Bridles and Blue Jeans

The 14th annual Bridles & Blue Jeans fundraiser was held at Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) in Lenoir City. The event featured dinner, drinks and silent and live auctions...

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Rhythm N' Blooms

The 10th Annual Rhythm N’ Blooms Festival, presented by Yee-Haw Brewing Company and produced by Dogwood Arts and Attack Monkey Productions, recently took over Knoxville’s Old City...

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Wild Vine

Zoo Knoxville and Rhizome Productions recently hosted the inaugural Wild Vine, featuring over 70 red, white, rosé and sparkling wines. Samples of craft beer and spirits were also available on this liquid safari throughout the zoo.

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Southern Tequila and Taco Festival

Around 2,000 guests attended the recent Southern Tequila and Taco Festival in Farragut. Attendees sampled tequilas, margaritas, mezcals and beer, enjoyed food from area restaurants serving tacos and other specialty dishes and listened to John Stone and the Trailer Park All Stars.

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State of the City Address

Approximately 700 people gathered recently to hear Mayor Madeline Rogero deliverer her eighth and final State of the City Address at the James White Parkway terminus in South Knoxville, where construction will soon begin on a $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park.

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Lady Johnson’s hilltop home is surrounded by natural beauty

You might say that Lady Johnson bought a view with house attached.

“I’ve been talking about buying a farm for 18 years,” she said. “I’d looked and didn’t see anything that thrilled me.”

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Game Day Delights

The football coaches are with the players on game day. Ever wondered how coaches’ wives spend the big day? We asked Casey Pruitt, wife of UT Head Football Coach, Jeremy Pruitt. “I am usually so busy during game days meeting with recruits and their parents that I have very few minutes that I can take in the tailgating atmosphere,” Casey told us.

VIProfile: Rick Barnes

I love the people,” said Rick Barnes, Head Basketball Coach at the University of Tennessee, when asked what he likes most about Knoxville. “I think there’s a freshness. People here are friendly and real. People love their community and want to see it flourish and grow.”

People and Places

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People & Places

Frank’s Barbershop Goes National

Frank Gambuzza and Gordon Logan have joined forces for a national launch of Frank’s Barbershop, The Best Barbershop in America, by taking advantage of the superior operating systems of Logan’s Sport Clips organization. As part of this expansion, and because “Frank’s” is a relatively common name and can’t be trademarked nationally, Frank’s will be rebranded as “Gambuzza’s Barbershop...”

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Covenant Health Uses Telehealth Technology to Expand Patient Access

Covenant Health is implementing and expanding telehealth technology in several locations including LeConte Medical Center, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, Fort Loudoun Medical Center and Roane Medical Center. This capability will help Covenant, the area’s largest health system with services offered in 23 Tennessee counties...

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Thursday Night Lights

In Tennessee, 93 out of 95 counties have school-sanctioned middle school football programs.Knox County is not one of them  Nathan Meeks, acting director of the Middle-school Age Conference, says MAC is an answer to this situation...

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BLOOD AT THE ROOT BY DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU

November 15, 2019

Based on the Jena Six, six black students were charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards and the crises in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of African American family life.

BLOOD AT THE ROOT BY DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU

November 16, 2019

Based on the Jena Six, six black students were charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards and the crises in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of African American family life.

BLOOD AT THE ROOT BY DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU

November 17, 2019

Based on the Jena Six, six black students were charged with attempted murder for a school fight after being provoked with nooses hanging from a tree on campus. This bold new play by Dominique Morisseau examines the miscarriage of justice, racial double standards and the crises in relations between men and women of all classes and, as a result, the shattering state of African American family life.