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UT student Tiana Castillo discusses her work in the Programs Abroad Office, the upcoming Study Abroad Fair and her time working and studying in Australia. 

The Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series was founded in 1980 by pianist, teacher, and visionary, Evelyn Miller, who sought to establish a concert series for young international artists early in their careers.  Now in its thirty-seventh season, the series has presented over one-hundred concert pianists from all over the world.  The 2017 season opens this Sunday, January 22nd, with pianist Chang-Yong Shin, who will present works by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Busoni, and others. The concert will begin at 2:30 and will be presented in the Sandra G.

The time: Ten years ago this month. The place: The state capitol in Nashville. Senator Randy McNally of Oak Ridge was approached to run for Senate Speaker. He preferred the job go to Ron Ramsey, and it did.

This month, McNally was elected to succeed Ramsey in the job he first considered a decade ago. In this conversation, Speaker McNally talks with WUOT All Things Considered host Brandon Hollingsworth about about the Speaker’s position and how it has changed since 2007.

Asheville musician Shane Parish treats us to some solo acoustic music and discusses his intimate new recording.  He'll be back in town for the Big Ears Festival in March. 

Inside of Knoxville

As the 20th century rolled into the 21st, Scott West was considered a whiz-kid entrepreneur, one of the architects responsible for the revitalization of Knoxville's downtown.  But the conversation about Scott West changed in 2006, when he was arrested for his role in a marijuana-smuggling operation, one in which he was convicted of using his popular downtown properties to launder drug money.  

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