Glass-fusion artist teaching at McKinney Center


The rhythmic ping of a shard of glass ever-so-delicately placed on a swirl of green and blue that will soon be fired anywhere between 1,099-1,501 degrees Fahrenheit ending with a result of a fluted vase, a 4-piece plate or a coaster sure to complement any coffee table. This is how Karen ...

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Jonesborough Yarn Exchange to present ‘Affrilachia’


In honor of Black History Month, the Jonesborough Yarn Exchange Radio Show celebrates area African-American artists, poets, and leaders. A program themed “Affrilachia” will be performed on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., at the International Storytelling Center “Affrilachia” embraces a multicultural influence, a spectrum of people who consider Appalachia home and/or ...

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Tennessee’s film industry experiencing significant growth


In a state famous for its banjos and bluegrass, television and movie production certainly isn’t the most acclaimed of the Volunteer State’s entertainment industries. But a report released in January by the Center for Economic Research in Tennessee found video production employment has boomed in Tennessee since 2010, with the state ...

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Successful soft opening slates Slammin’ Sammy’s Sandwiches for grand opening


It’s been almost a year since Alley Kat Sandwich Shop vacated the building at 803 W. Walnut St., but its new-but-familiar tenants are gearing up for the restaurant’s grand opening. Slammin’ Sammy’s Sandwiches owners Logan McMeans and Samantha Chapman hosted a soft opening on Saturday and Monday to get used to ...

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Theatre Bristol’s “The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends” Opens March 24


Theatre Bristol presents the beloved stories of "The Adventures of Peter Rabbit and His Friends," opening Friday, March 24 and running for eight shows on the ARTspace stage, 506 State Street. Tickets are on sale now at http://conta.cc/2l9HNj8. "Five delightful tales including Peter Rabbit, The Tailor of Gloucester and Jemima Puddle-Duck are ...

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