A photo celebration of life

Thomas Mabry - Honey Badger ImagesOur Town Arts

When one dies, the loved ones struggle to place significance on the deceased’s existence through the sending of flowers, donations to a favored cause or attendance at the Celebration of …

Art of Love

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Last week, Elmo (of Muppet fame), asked on social media, “How is everybody doing?”
The responses were worrisome and widely negative. Are we as dissatisfied, disgruntled and dysphoric as Elmo’s question …

Want to show your work at the airport?

Susan EspirituOur Town Arts

The 30th biannual Arts in the Airport at McGhee Tyson Airport will be held from April 16, 2024, through October. The Arts & Culture Alliance and Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority …

Ice See

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Taken on a cold, cold day, this ice pattern on a Smoky Mountain stream caught my eye. Not normally shooting abstracts or macro photography, I can’t explain what I liked …

Honey Badger’s fascination with frozen waterfalls

Thomas Mabry - Honey Badger ImagesOur Town Arts

Our southern Appalachians have been blessed with an abundance of winter weather in January 2024, and waterfall chasers have been on the prowl.
Being a native southerner, I’ve always been fascinated …

Negroni Dreaming Riff

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

A new plan was needed.
Working to keep my Thursday missives on topic and appropriate for the calendar, I considered a few snowy winter pieces for sharing this week. The snow …