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VOL. 43 | NO. 6 | Friday, February 8, 2019

Great food isn’t enough anymore

Restaurants such as Kitchen 919 learn consistent service is key

Spice up your Knoxville love story by falling in love with a new romantic restaurant on Valentine’s Day.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Reed’s Southern accent is heavy on pretention

A question for my fellow Southerners: Which South are you from? I don’t mean which part of the South. I mean, what kind of South.

BRIEFS

Big Ears to recognize ECM Records anniversary

Knoxville’s 2019 Big Ears Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary March 21-24, will honor 50 years of ECM Records with 20 concerts of jazz, classical and new music. The four-day event will host 100-plus concerts at 12 venues.

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EVENTS

Chocolate & Wine Opener. Marble City Opera’s event features singers Michael Rodgers, Maurice Hendricks, Dominick White, Breyon Ewing and Brandon Gibson (accompanied by pianist Brandon Coffer), who will serenade attendees with romantic selections from operatic, musical theater and standard repertoires. The event includes a selection of chocolate desserts, provided by Holly Hambright of Holly’s Eventful Dinning, expertly paired with a variety of wines. The three-evening event is held from Feb. 14-16. Holly’s Gourmet’s Market & Café, 5107 Kingston Pike. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $75 per ticket. Information

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UT SPORTS

2018’s shortcomings fuel Lady Vols’ desire

The thought is always there in the back of their minds. Every time they step on the field for practice, every time they take cuts in the batting cage, Tennessee softball players remember. They haven’t forgotten how close they came to reaching the Women’s College World Series the last two seasons. The Lady Vols advanced to the Super Regionals twice, only to fall short to fellow Southeastern Conference opponents both times.

Vols have new field, fresh hope for reaching postseason

Tony Vitello will begin his second season as Tennessee’s baseball coach with a new playing surface on the Volunteers’ home field, a $1.2 million conversion from grass to artificial turf that is scheduled to be completed in time for UT’s season opener against Appalachian State on Feb. 15.

VANDERBILT SPORTS

VU baseball starting season No. 1, would rather finish there

Vanderbilt’s baseball team is officially in downplay mode. That’s what happens when you’re ranked No. 1 nationally in two preseason polls, No. 2 in two others and No. 3 in another.

NEWSMAKERS

ORAU promotes Moore to senior position

Greg Moore, Oak Ridge Associated University senior facilities engineer, has been promoted to group manager of facilities management and engineering.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Edmunds: How to hack the traditional test drive

Test-driving a vehicle is a critical part of the buying process. And while you may be familiar with the basics, there are a number of things you can do to save time and streamline the process.

CAREER CORNER

Can we stop with the unprofessional LinkedIn profiles?

There’s this thing that happens when you see something unexpected. You can’t just unsee it. Once you know, there’s no turning back.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Don’t let others pick your financial adviser

Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money. Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966. Rust also founded a charity called Legacy Music Alliance that funded arts programs in schools.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Super Bowl ad penalty flag: $360M in wasted spending

Lackluster. Safe. Ho-hum. Meh. Not worth $5.25 let alone the $5.25 million per 30-second spot ponied up by the big brands.

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