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Adam Golka and Chopin

May 9, 2017

Afternoon Concert host Garrett McQueen speaks with pianist Adam Golka about his family, his life as a musician, and his performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. 

Homemade Sound

May 8, 2017

On the latest Flipside, George Middlebrooks shares some of his favorite songs recorded in various homes. 

Diane Fox

Diane Fox, senior lecturer and director of exhibits at the College of Architecture and Design, has been chosen to exhibit at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, one of the largest museums in Europe devoted to contemporary and modern art.  

Diane Fox sits down with Todd Steed to discuss the impact of this honor and 'UnNatural History', her long-running series. 

SCOTUS Cases Could Affect Tennessee

May 4, 2017

The United States Supreme Court now has a full nine members, and some upcoming cases could have an impact on Tennessee laws and future legislation, either directly or indirectly. WUOT's Victor Agreda spoke to Dr. Richard Pacelle of the University of Tennessee about what cases are coming up and how we could see changes in state law.

U.S. Geological Survey

It's been six months since wildfires burned approximately 2,400 buildings, killed fourteen people and forced the evacuation of thousands of people from the Tennessee tourist hub, Gatlinburg.

Today, officials are trying to lure the tourists back, no small concern because tourism is the county's number-one industry and employer. Residents who lost their homes are struggling to get back on their feet in a tight housing market. And others examine what can be done the next time a fire threatens the area.

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