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Lisa Alther tells sweeping tale of ambiguity in "Washed in the Blood"

November 26th, 2011 1:52 pm by Paul V. Griffith, Knoxville News-Sentinel

In her new novel, Kingsport, Tenn., native Lisa Alther uses as a plot device the racial and familial intermarriage that was once common in the Appalachians. For many, this aspect of mountain life is fodder for off-color jokes and stereotyping, but for Alt

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Kingsport Ballet's 'Nutcracker' dances into Greeneville's NPAC

November 26th, 2011 1:24 pm by staff report

Kingsport Ballet is moving all manner of sets, backdrops, props, costumes, dancers, directors and teachers into Greeneville for its annual production of "The Nutcracker."

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Symphony rings in holiday season with Wellmont concert

November 26th, 2011 1:21 pm by staff report

Symphony of the Mountains will ring in the Christmas season on a high note Saturday, Dec. 3, with its annual Wellmont Holiday Concert.

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ETSU railroad museum celebrating 4th anniversary

November 26th, 2011 12:35 pm by Associated Press

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) East Tennessee State University's George L. Carter Railroad Museum is celebrating its fourth anniversary every Saturday through Dec. 10.

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Spielberg aims to make us laugh and cry this holiday season

November 26th, 2011 5:33 am by Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. Steven Spielberg has made a pretty fair living over the decades making audiences cry. And the Oscar winning director of "E.T.," ''Schindler's List" and "Saving Private Ryan" isn't immune to that impulse, either.

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Rappers step up alcohol endorsements

November 26th, 2011 5:27 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES In the video to Pitbull's latest chart-topper, "Give Me Everything," he pours a glass of Voli vodka, careful to display the label; in the lyrics and video for his single, "Rain Over Me," he hails the vodka as the new "it" drink. In both clips

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Movie Scores: How the critics rated the new movies

November 26th, 2011 5:08 am by Associated Press

Here's a look at how these movies and others fared on the top review websites as of Friday afternoon. Each score is the percentage of positive reviews for the film:

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Plans to move canceled ABC soap operas online fall apart, producers say

November 25th, 2011 3:19 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Ambitious plans to create Internet versions of the doomed daytime soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have collapsed.

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Reviews of bluegrass music releases

November 25th, 2011 3:16 pm by Associated Press

The CD makes good background music during the holidays as well as some good sing-along time in the car. The two-hour DVD makes for a pleasant evening of TV watching around the Christmas tree.

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