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LampLight celebrates the season with Fall FolkFest

September 21st, 2011 4:35 am by staff report

LampLight Theatre will celebrate the change of seasons on Saturday with Fall FolkFest, a time to celebrate the mountain heritage, revisit the old days and enjoy the local traditions of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Thompson Square set to board Santa Train for 69th annual run

September 21st, 2011 4:01 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT Country music duo Thompson Square will be Santa's special guests on the 2011 Santa Train. Husband-and-wife Keifer and Shawna Thompson, who constitute Thompson Square, will join CSX, Food City, Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and Kids Wish Ne

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Booty Band brings the funk to Capone's

September 20th, 2011 4:50 am by staff report

Known for its unpredictable stage show, constant reshuffling of instruments and crowd-rousing antics, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band has built a loyal fan base in the Southeast and across the country.

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Dixie Stampede horse star felled by virus in Pigeon Forge

September 20th, 2011 4:33 am by Associated Press

Pigeon Forge's Dixie Stampede dinner show attraction lost a star when American quarter horse Sandy Jo was euthanized Friday after developing a neurological illness caused by a herpes virus.

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'American Idol' finalist Melinda Doolittle's musical dreams coming true

September 20th, 2011 4:23 am by staff report

Melinda Doolittle became a household name during the sixth season of "American Idol," finishing third in Fox's hit competition. But the Brentwood, Tenn., native's dreams of a musical career didn't end there.

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Hollywood balks at big budget movies as DVDs drop

September 19th, 2011 12:05 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Hollywood long considered the land of excess is becoming more cost-conscious, as movie executives rethink what they're willing to pay to make a blockbuster.

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Famous country music alley in Tennessee gets facelift

September 18th, 2011 11:41 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE Country music's most famous alley a gritty monument to the earthy sounds all around it is getting a facelift.

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'Modern Family,' 'Mad Men' win big at Emmy Awards

September 18th, 2011 11:13 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES The Emmys keep buying what "Mad Men" is selling. The 1960s Madison Avenue saga won its fourth consecutive best drama series award Sunday, while big-hearted romp "Modern Family" claimed its second best comedy trophy.

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Jeffrey Stoner's 'Opportunity for a Dream' is the first exhibit in Tipton-Haynes' new gallery

September 17th, 2011 1:42 pm by Jessica Fischer

"An Opportunity for a Dream," featuring the photography of Jeffrey Stoner, is the inaugural exhibit in the Grace Brading Spurrell Gallery in the new Tipton-Haynes Exhibit Hall in Johnson City.

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Storytellers finds inspiration in most unlikely places

September 17th, 2011 1:41 pm by Jessica Fischer

When you ask professional storytellers to name their role models, the people who shaped their ideas about what a story should sound like, you'll hear many answers. Some name industry icons like Jackie Torrence or Ray Hicks. Others might talk about their g

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