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KMA partners up to bring art to at-risk Knoxville students

KMA partners up to bring art to at-risk Knoxville students

The SunTrust Foundation has partnered with the Knoxville Museum of Art by donating $10,000 to the museum to support its participation  in the Full Service Community Schools (FSCS) program at Green Magnet Math and Science Academy and Pond Gap Elementary School.

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

 

Knoxville’s very own gourmet food importing business is offering another set of cooking classes at their kitchen, La Cucina.  Featuring a wide range of cuisines and traditions, the classes always focus on efficient professional cooking techniques that will make any cook’s life easier – and more fun!

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

It’s Secret City Festival time again in Oak Ridge! The bands have been selected, the schedule is filling up, and tickets to this year’s headliner concerts go on sale Monday, May 6.  Tickets are priced at an early bird rate of $17. After June 7, ticket prices go up to $20.  
            

Popular design blog highlights all things great about Knoxville!

Popular design blog highlights all things great about Knoxville!

The super popular Design*Sponge has just realased a pretty great little city guide for Knoxville. 

The design blog, that boasts hundreds of thousands of followers across the globe, gives folks outside the Volunteer state a great peek inside the wonderfully ecelctic and local flair our great little Knoxville has to offer!

Book by children for children celebrates 75th anniversary

Book by children for children celebrates 75th anniversary

Averi Ramsey and Taylor Benson play together in a waiting room filled with toys at East Tennessee Children's Hospital.

They've spent a lot of time there.

They're both being treated for leukemia.

"I just got sick one day and and mommy..." seven year old Averi remembered. "I went to my old doctor and they told me I had to come here."

A former patient, 12 year old Jenna McMillan, wrote a book called East Tennessee from A to Z. It commemorates the 75th anniversary of the hospital.

Fantasy of Trees has preview party before Wednesday's kick-off

Fantasy of Trees has preview party before Wednesday's kick-off

We haven't even made it to Thanksgiving yet, but people are already getting in the Christmas spirit. Tuesday was the preview party for this year's Fantasy of Trees.

Each year, hundreds of trimmed Christmas trees fill the Knoxville Convention Center. It's now the 28th season of the holiday tradition.

Fantasy of Trees is a huge fundraiser for East Tennessee Children's Hospital.

Lawson McGhee Library holds seminar teaching about e-readers

Lawson McGhee Library holds seminar teaching about e-readers

With Black Friday only a few days away, the Knox County Library wants you to be a little more educated about e-readers.

On Monday, the library hosted a Tech Topic talking about differences between various e-readers. The seminar was designed to help people research the readers before shelling out a ton of cash for one. They also had a few e-readers on hand so that people could actually use them and see how they functioned.

The library said it's also important to look into each store's return policy.