John Klyce Minervini http://wknofm.org en Tales from the Pen, Music from the Heart http://wknofm.org/post/tales-pen-music-heart <p>In exploring the emotionally scarred lives of women prisoners, playwright and preacher Elaine Blanchard creates harmony from tales of discord.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:36:31 +0000 John Klyce Minervini 42672 at http://wknofm.org Tales from the Pen, Music from the Heart Making Biofuels from Panda... What? http://wknofm.org/post/making-biofuels-panda-what <p></p><p>The Memphis Zoo got a new ten-year lease on two giant pandas. Meanwhile, researchers got a new lease on finding a new source of fuel. Hint: it starts out as bamboo.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:30:00 +0000 John Klyce Minervini 40912 at http://wknofm.org Making Biofuels from Panda... What? A Novel in 30 Days? Join the Club. http://wknofm.org/post/novel-30-days-join-club <p>Local scribes take part in an annual writing marathon to dash off a novel in 30 days. Can they do it?</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 John Klyce Minervini 40030 at http://wknofm.org A Novel in 30 Days? Join the Club. A Road Through Shelby Farms: 30 Years in the Making http://wknofm.org/post/road-through-shelby-farms-30-years-making <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a cloudy Wednesday morning at Shelby Farms, Woodland Discovery Playground is quite the scene. Kids chase each other through a winding steel trellis, and everyone seems to be having a good time. But driving to the park is another story.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Faith Weber was at the slides with her two-year-old, Parker.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I come to the park usually in the mornings or the early afternoons,” says Weber, “because the traffic at rush hour is so bad that we don’t even try.”</span></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:30:00 +0000 John Klyce Minervini 38891 at http://wknofm.org A Road Through Shelby Farms: 30 Years in the Making The Idea that Prevented a Strike and Changed a City http://wknofm.org/post/idea-prevented-strike-and-changed-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today, in Nashville, </span>Memphian<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jocelyn </span>Wurzburg<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be inducted into the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tennessee</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Women’s Hall of Fame. As a longtime champion for civil rights, her resume begins with a sensible idea during a pivotal moment in Memphis history.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:30:00 +0000 John Klyce Minervini 38684 at http://wknofm.org The Idea that Prevented a Strike and Changed a City