Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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The Scene: Monya Nikahd & Weaving

Meet weaver and TTU student Monya Nikahd, and learn about her work with fibers. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with weaver and Tennessee Tech student, Monya Nikahd. They discuss what got her interested in weaving, the loom and materials that she enjoys using, and what inspires her to work with fibers. Presented by ... Read More »

On-Demand: COVID-19 & The Holidays

Join us as we address everything you need to know about COVID-19 & the holidays. With rising COVID-19 numbers across the Upper Cumberland, we address the risks and other facts that you need to know about the COVID-19 pandemic to help keep you safe going into the holidays with local experts and leaders. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Domestic Violence Survivors Pt 2

Domestic violence survivors share their stories to help others with their words. The number of domestic violence cases across the nation and here at home rose significantly during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the numbers have not decreased. Today we’re focused on domestic violence, and the things that many of us don’t understand about the issue. Two ... Read More »

The Scene: Rena Wood & Fiber Art

Meet Cookeville fiber artist Rena Wood and how she took an interest in fiber art Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down Cookeville fiber artist and Assistant Professor of Fiber Art at the Appalachian Center For Craft, Rena Wood. They discuss when she first took an interest in fiber art, how she creates her pieces ... Read More »

Santa: Live From The North Pole!

Santa has finished making his lists, he’s checked them twice, he knows that all the children of the Upper Cumberland have been nice! That’s why, direct from the North Pole, Santa is taking your phone calls! If you missed him this week, guess what! He’s finished making all the toys so he has extra time! He will be back on ... Read More »

The Scene: Molly Perry & Design

This week, meet Cookeville designer, illustrator, and TTU student Molly Perry. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down Cookeville designer, illustrator, and Tennessee Tech University student Molly Perry. They discuss when she began taking an interest in the arts, what turned her focus towards digital art and design over traditional, and her education at TTU. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Domestic Violence Survivors

Domestic violence survivors share their stories to help others with their words. We understand the challenge of domestic violence, but many of us often wonder about what goes into these relationships. What leads to a relationship turning violent? Why is it so difficult for the victim to leave? Did the victim ever have a chance to get out? What leads ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Highlands Residential Services

Chris Cassetty of Highlands Residential Services discusses affordable housing. The cost of housing in the Upper Cumberland, specifically in Putnam County and Cookeville, is growing as a source of concern. Is housing available for those who want it? Is affordable housing available for the workers of our region? Is our community too reliant on rental property? Enter Highlands Residential Services, ... Read More »

The Scene: Hippies & Gypsies Co.

This week, get to know local jeweler Matt Sandlin with Hippies & Gypsies Co. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with jeweler Matt Sandlin of Hippies & Gypsies Co. They discuss how and when he took an interest in jewelry, the studio space and techniques that he uses when working, and the first piece ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Avalon Center

Avalon Center’s Lacie Norris & LaChelle Lee help us understand domestic violence Understanding domestic violence means going beyond just putting yourself in the shoes of the victim. Hearing the decisions that they face. Seeing the realities of what goes on in trying to make those decisions. And understanding the ways in which their views of reality have been changed by ... Read More »