Open rose gardens this weekend

Shannon HerronArts 865

Explore two spectacular rose gardens this weekend and next (May 7-9 and May 14-16) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., presented by members of the Tennessee Rose Society. This event …

Mountain Heritage Literary Festival is June 4-5

Nikki LockhartArts 865

The Lincoln Memorial University Mountain Heritage Literary Festival will take place virtually June 4-5 featuring bestselling author Silas House as the keynote speaker and a gifted staff for workshops in …

Wander this glorious Knoxville cityscape

Christopher RobinArts 865

Begonias in the foreground frame Uptown in the heart of a busy downtown.
Painting fate.
Starting from a photograph, I didn’t know how serendipitous this painting would become. Accustomed to working with …

Row, row, row your boat

Christopher RobinArts 865

This image was taken above Lake Bled in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. We were visiting the castle overlooking the town and lake. This boat was making its way toward …

Maple trees need love, too

Harold DuckettArts 865

I spent the entire afternoon yesterday blowing and vacuuming up the 387,936,413 (more or less) maple tree seed helicopters produced by the single mature maple tree in my yard. There’s …