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Past Knoxville Event: VOL 25

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VOL 25

November 16, 2017
@ Mill and Mine

Doors at 6:30

Presentations at 7:20

Poster: Laura Barroso

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The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of Tiki

BY TIM "SWANKY" GLAZNER
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Tim "Swanky" Glazner brings awareness to the distinctive tiki bar style. The Tiki bar was born during the Prohibition and reached its zenith in the 50's and 60's, with bars and restaurants in every major city in America. It has put its style stamp on everything from motels to bowling alleys.
 
Due in part to the high levels of secrecy around its original cocktail recipes and the changing times, by the turn of the century it had nearly vanished. Today, thanks to a fervent band of urban archeologists, new Tiki bars in the vein of the mid-century originals are opening every month.
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Knoxville is #1

BY KENNETH HERRING
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Most people love their city and think it’s awesome. But can you prove it?  Knoxville can. Kenneth Herring shares 20 reasons why Knoxville, Tennessee is the #1 city in America to live. 
 
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An Architect's Own Home

BY CHAD BOETGER
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Chad Boetger explores the challenges and opportunities inherent in modern residential design. He explains from first-hand experiences of an architect designing and building a home for him and his family. 
 
Chad explores in his discussion issues of lifestyle, home size, materiality, energy efficiency, and construction cost in his projects and how those choices impacted the design of a modern residence overlooking the Holston River in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
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The American Outlaws

BY KYLE CLARK
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Kyle Clark goes in depth about who The American Outlaws are and how they became the premier (and unofficial) supporter organization for United States Men and Womens soccer. He presents how they support on a national and local level, with an emphasis on how Knoxville is involved.
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#BigBoxLogic

BY JASON YOUNG
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Using a book project on contemporary American urbanism as his backdrop, Jason Young shares some embodied knowledge of the so-called suburban frontier of sprawl.
 
Such territories are known in their negative images by most people actually thinking about the built environment. Despite the learned inertia to remain in the city, young skirmishes with the post-city landscapes of entropy and horizontal fluidity brings back a series of explorations into the deep structure of our commercial democracy. Big Box Logic should not be confused with the shitty architecture of sprawl, as it is almost inseparable from who Americans are as a people.
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Paris Woodhull Illustrations

BY PARIS WOODHULL
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Paris Woodhull is a young, female entrepreneur who shares her story of starting her own illustration business. To growing up in the inner city of Knoxville to dealing with the new found pressure of the current presidency, see how she deals with her truth through art.
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It All Makes Cents

BY CHRISTINEA BEANE
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Christinea Beane was once accused of stepping over a dollar to pick up a penny. This was intended to be an insult, suggesting that she only cares about the little things, or things that do not matter to other people. However, Christinea saw this as an opportunity.
 
Christinea believes that a penny is a metaphor for everything in life, and like you, every penny has its story. That story should be heard. While she is connecting with people as a sales representative for a Nashville based brewery, Christinea is collecting stories as inspiration and for the jewelry that she creates.
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The Garden: Growing the (Dancing) Beloved Community

BY KATHARINE SLOWBURN
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

While a Master of Divinity student at Harvard Divinity School, Katharine Slowburn developed a theory and practice of embodied sacrality utilizing dance. Upon graduation in 2013, Katharine returned to Knoxville, building a different type of beloved community through dance. After choreographing single pieces in several companies, she launched her own group in 2017 - The Katharine Slowburn Experience - and her first full-length production, “The Garden,” using her unique approach of dance-making and dancing as tools for healing and transforming.
PARIS WOODHULL
Illustrator in Knoxville
Chad Boetger
Architect, BarberMcMurry architects in Knoxville
Christinea Beane
Libation Liaison, The Black Abbey Brewing Co. , & Maker, Makes Cents Jewelry in Knoxville
Tim "Swanky" Glazner
Author, Lecturer, Schiffer Publishing in Knoxville
Kyle Clark
Bartender, Not Watsons in Knoxville
Katharine Slowburn
Choreographer , The Katharine Slowburn Experience in Knoxville
Kenneth Herring
Mr. #iHateMondays , Cirrus Insight in Knoxville
Casey Fox
Cocktail Caterer, Libacious in Knoxville
Jason Young
Professor and Director, School of Architecture at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in Knoxville