Appalachian autochthonous music coming

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Two autochthonous music events, celebrating our Appalachian mountain heritage will take place over the next couple of weeks.
This weekend, Sept. 23 and 24, will be first annual Wears Valley Singing …

KSO opens season with tribute to Knoxville

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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 concert season Thursday and Friday evenings, Sept. 21-22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre, with a program called Knoxville Postcards.
“I knew we …

The Vietnam War is hard to watch

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It’s been 48 1/2 years since I came home from serving as a medic in the Vietnam War. That’s a long time ago. But it didn’t make it any easier …