ArtsBuild http://wutc.org en These ‘Urban Heroes’ Bring Arts Education to Incarcerated Hamilton County Youth http://wutc.org/post/these-urban-heroes-bring-arts-education-incarcerated-hamilton-county-youth <p>Chattanooga artists <a href="http://studioeverything.org/">Rondell Crier</a> and<a href="http://olgadeklein.com/"> Olga de Klein</a> join us to discuss their Urban Heroes project, which brings arts education and training to youth who are housed in the Hamilton County detention center.</p><p>An <a href="http://www.alliedartschattanooga.org/site/pages/home.php">ArtsBuild</a> Community Cultural Connections grant is helping to fund the project.&nbsp; From an ArtsBuild media release:</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:57:18 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 39499 at http://wutc.org ArtsBuild Recognizes Ruth Holmberg as as a Leader of Chattanooga's Arts Community http://wutc.org/post/artsbuild-recognizes-ruth-holmberg-leader-chattanoogas-arts-community <p>On March 11, <a href="http://www.alliedartschattanooga.org/site/pages/home.php">ArtsBuild Chattanooga</a> will present Ruth Holmberg with their first Arts Leadership Award. Holmberg was the publisher of the <em>Chattanooga Times</em> from 1964 until 1992. She’s also chaired the boards of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera association and the Hunter Museum, and is a founding member of the Tennessee Arts Commission. WUTC's Richard Winham talked to the president of ArtsBuild, Dan Bowers, and Chair of the Board Patti Frierson.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:42:42 +0000 Richard Winham 34500 at http://wutc.org The Case For Chattanooga Arts: Thousands of Jobs, $106 Million Economic Impact http://wutc.org/post/case-chattanooga-arts-thousands-jobs-106-million-economic-impact <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Robert Lynch, President and CEO of <a href="http://www.americansforthearts.org/">Americans For The Arts</a>, discusses the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-l-lynch/arts-and-economy_b_1588034.html"> positive economic impact </a>from art and nonprofit arts organizations.&nbsp; Lynch will be a keynote speaker at the <a href="http://alliedartschattanooga.org/site/pages/posts/artsbuild-campaign-kickoff-builds-art-through-interaction-collaboration118.php">February </a></span><a href="http://alliedartschattanooga.org/site/pages/posts/artsbuild-campaign-kickoff-builds-art-through-interaction-collaboration118.php"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">21</span><sup>st</sup></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://alliedartschattanooga.org/site/pages/posts/artsbuild-campaign-kickoff-builds-art-through-interaction-collaboration118.php"> fundraising kickoff event for ArtsBuild</a>.&nbsp; (Lynch will also participate in the <a href="http://www.memorial.org/healingarts/">Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series</a> on February </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">21</span><sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.)</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:16:47 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 18288 at http://wutc.org