About Amy McRary
BiographyAmy McRary is a News Sentinel reporter whose stories range from those on hunger in East Tennessee to giant snakes at the Knoxville Zoo to treasures collected by local museums. One of the things the former United Press International reporter likes best about her job is thedifferent people she gets to meet and the different stories she gets to tell. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate also considers herself fairly knowledgable about college basketball, baseball and the history of the English royal family.
Vintage basket exhibit at Museum of East Tennessee History
Published 03/15/2014 at 1:58 p.m.
They started out life as utilitarian objects, but now dozens of vintage wooden baskets made in East Tennessee are being exhibited for their aesthetic qualities.
Family fun: Things to do around Knoxville during spring break
Published 03/14/2014 at 3:13 p.m.
A ballet, lots of books and spring break!
Jolley's 'sky' hints at Cycle of Life installation
Published 03/08/2014 at 3:50 p.m.
The entire project won't be unveiled until May but the News Sentinel got a sneak peek at part of Richard Jolley's glass installation at the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Appalachian Ballet dances expanded 'Peter Pan'
Published 03/08/2014 at 1:42 p.m.
Peter Pan flies in the Appalachian Ballet's revamped production of the story of the magical boy.
Family fun this weekend: Giant book sale at convention center and radio show for kids
Published 03/07/2014 at 12:43 p.m.
It's a musical weekend in East Tennessee.
McClung figure slated to be state artifact
Published 03/06/2014 at 4:53 p.m.
An 18-inch high statue of an old man that resides at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is expected to be designated the official state of Tennessee artifact.
McClung prehistoric statue set to be state's official artifact
Published 03/06/2014 at 12:53 p.m.
Tennessee is about to add to its state symbols with a state artifact that's on exhibit at the UT McClung Museum.
Knoxville author's 'Tic Toc' performed at New Play Festival
Published 03/01/2014 at 1:40 p.m.
Local actress and author Gayle Greene wrote the comedy "Tic Toc" years ago after another local production left her wanting to laugh. Now it will premiere in the Tennessee Stage Company's New Play Festival.
'Stomp' comes to Tennessee Theatre
Published 03/01/2014 at 10:45 a.m.
"Stomp" returns to the Tennessee Theatre as part of the historic location's "Broadway at the Tennessee:" series.
'Kidstuff Live' switches Saturdays, grows programming
Published 02/28/2014 at 4:06 p.m.
If you're a fun of the "Kidstuff Live" music programs on Saturdays, mark your calendar. The show is changing Saturdays for its live performances and will be adding national touring performers once a quarter.
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