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More than forty years ago, the federal government created what’s called Section 8 housing. It authorizes vouchers intended to help make housing affordable. It also includes tax credits to encourage developers to make at least some units available to those with vouchers. But increasingly, developers aren’t including Section 8 units in their projects.

The University of Tennessee Opera Theatre and orchestra are presenting Robert Ward's Pulitzer Prize winning opera, The Crucible, Friday, April 21st through Sunday, April 23rd. Based on Arthur Miller's famous play, this dramatic and moving work will be performed at the Bijou Theatre in downtown Knoxville. In this interview, Morning Concert host, Melony Dodson, talks with stage director, James Marvel, and graduate students, Ian Bolden (singing the role of John Proctor) and Emily Simmons (singing the role of Abigail Williams).

Claire Returns To Mozart

Apr 18, 2017

In this interview, Afternoon Concert host Garrett McQueen speaks with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's Principal Oboist, Claire Chenette about her performance of Mozart's Oboe Concerto. 

Steve Snodgrass

A state bill to allow wine sales on the same days as beer, namely Sundays, has some retailers saying it's unfair to smaller retail operations with the primary benefits going to chain grocery stores. WUOT Morning Edition host Victor Agreda sat down with the local president of the Tennessee Wind and Spirits Retailers Association, Thad Cox, Jr., to talk about the potential impact of the proposed legislation.

 

Kenneth Brown stops by Improvisations to share some new tunes from his superb debut recording, 3 Down. 

Brown will celebrate his new recording this Friday evening at the Red Piano Lounge in Knoxville. 

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