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Fine Craft Show dazzles Knoxville

Knoxville held it’s 48th annual Fine Craft Show at the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park on Nov. 14-16. Artists from all over the region came to display diverse crafts and talents, including glass blowing demonstrations and glass bead making.

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Fisk Jubilee Singers to bring gospel sound at concert

The Fisk Jubilee Singers will be performing at the Cox Auditorium on Nov. 20. The event will be hosted by UT’s Cultural Attractions Committee.

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‘Hunger Games’ Ball Photo Gallery

A “Hunger Games” themed ball took place at Cocoa Moon on Nov. 14. Guests dressed in Capitol inspired fashion, and all proceeds went to charity.

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TNJN Spotlight: National Conference inspires UT student

The 87th National Future Farmers of America Convention (FFA) and Expo drew over 60,000 FFA members and advisors from across the nation to Louisville, KY. For one UT student it reaffirmed her drive to be continually involved with the UT chapter.

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Color Refined exhibit showcases at Ewing Gallery

On Monday Nov. 10, Ewing Gallery opened Color Refined, an art exhibit curated by Sam Yates and co-sponsored by the Visual Arts Committee and the Ready for the World initiative.

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Ijams Nature Center opens pet welcome station

Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, Tenn. celebrated the grand opening of their Plaza Pet Station Thursday afternoon. The Small Breed Rescue of East Tennessee and other pet businesses excitedly gathered for the station’s commencement.

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Dave Mason plays nostalgic concert at Bijou Theatre

On Sunday Nov. 9, Dave Mason brought the crowd to their feet at the Bijou Theatre. While Mason’s solo career included collaborations with a plethora of artists including Fleetwood Mac and Paul McCartney, he is remembered mostly for his involvement in the band Traffic.

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UT Jazz Band plays big band numbers

Tuesday night the University of Tennessee Jazz Band took the audience on a trip back in time as they performed several big band numbers.The Jazz Band is a part of the School of Music’s Jazz Studies program.

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Senior thesis project gives play a modern twist

On Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Humanities and Social Sciences Amphitheater, the All Campus Theatre presented “True West”, a play written by Sam Shepard about brotherhood and the lure of the Wild West.

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TNJN Spotlight: Jack N’ Diane’s Dueling Piano Bar

When one hears the term “dueling piano bar”, one tends to envision two pianists performing increasingly difficult pieces in an effort to outdo one another on stage. However, this is not exactly accurate. Zack Spakowski, one of the two performers, explained that the term “dueling pianos” is a bit of a misconception.

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