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3:45pm

Mon March 16, 2015
Arts & Culture

Chris Dortch Previews the Chattanooga Film Festival

The second annual Chattanooga Film Festival will happen April 2nd through April 5th.  Chris Dortch, the festival's founder and executive director, joins us to discuss some of the highlights, which include film screenings and live events with actors/filmmakers Bob Goldthwait,

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10:13pm

Sun March 15, 2015
Membership

Monday, March 16’s Giveaway: a Kindle Voyage

We’re giving away the latest version of Amazon’s e-book reader, which has 4GB of storage, new PagePress technology that allows you to turn pages without lifting a finger, and a new adaptive front light that adjusts to your surroundings.

Pledge today, and you'll be automatically entered into all nine remaining days' worth of giveaways as well!

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10:29pm

Sat March 14, 2015
Happenings

UTC Presents 3 Works for Piano & Violin on 3/16

Three great American works for violin and piano will be performed at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Monday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Guest artists Ching-Yi Lin, violinist, and Zachary Lopes, pianist, are both highly accomplished musicians on the faculty of western Kentucky University. Their program will include sonatas by John Corigliano, who is well-known both for his film scores and his concert music; William Bolcom, whose work sometimes borrows influences from popular music; and Charles Ives, who was one of the most inventive of all American composers.

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7:00pm

Fri March 13, 2015
Membership

10 Days of Giveaways During WUTC’s Membership Drive

It pays to pledge early during our Spring Membership Drive. The sooner you become a member or renew your membership, the more chances you’ll have to win. During the drive, we’ll give away an iPad Air 2, a Kindle Voyage, a GoPro HERO camera, special WUTC prize packs, an iPad Mini 3, and much more.  Pledge today and we'll automatically enter you into all remaining drawings.  Click here for details and rules, and click here to see the giveaways schedule.

6:58pm

Fri March 13, 2015
Membership

Spring 2015 Giveways Details

Here’s how it works.  During our drive, we’ll have special giveaways (click here to see what’s on the schedule).  When you call 423-425-4756 and make a pledge, or pledge online here, we’ll put your name in the drawing box.*  Once your name’s in, it stays in – so if you pledge on (or before) the first day of the drive, you’ll be eligible for all 10 days of giveaways.  If you wait until the second day of the drive, you’ll be eligible for 9 days of giveaways—and so on. 

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9:55am

Fri March 13, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 18: The Ins and Outs of Managing Employees

Dan Gilmore of Squire Strategies gives advice on how to manage employees and avoid the most common mistakes that business owners make.  Dan combines his knowledge as an attorney with practicality and common sense to help his clients take great care of their employees without creating undue liability.  The old adage about carpentry says, "Measure twice and cut once."  The same can be said about hiring and managing employees. It is always best to seek good counsel on the front end, rather than having to pay the cost later for ill-informed decisions.

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4:59pm

Thu March 12, 2015
Community

Dancing the Neural Tango: Dr. Summa-Chadwick Talks Music & Neurological Therapy

Dr. Martha Summa-Chadwick is a concert pianist and Executive Director of Music Therapy Gateway in Communications, Inc.  She joins us today to talk about ways music and rhythm can be used to help patients with Parkinson's disease and autism.  MTGIC has a free concert, Tales of the Neural Tango, coming up March 22nd, and so Dr. Summa-Chadwick is also telling us how neurological disorders affected classical composers Robert Schumann and Olivier Messiaen.

From a press release about the concert:

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10:02am

Thu March 12, 2015
Happenings

Money School Helps Plan For Financial Future

Credit Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) is working with local organizations and agencies to provide information on financial management. 

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5:19pm

Wed March 11, 2015
Southern Lit

Ron Rash on 'Serena,' 'The World Made Straight' and Knowing When to End a Story

Ron Rash lives in North Carolina and teaches at Western Carolina University.
Credit Contributed/Ulf Andersen

Throughout the next few weeks, WUTC will interview authors coming to Chattanooga April 16th - 18th for the 2015 Celebration of Southern Literature.  Today Ron Rash joins us.  Rash is an acclaimed author of poetry, short stories and novels; much of his fiction takes place in North Carolina, where he grew up and continues to reside.

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12:07pm

Wed March 11, 2015
Membership

A Special Message for WUTC Volunteers

WUTC’s staff would like to thank all our volunteers who turned out Tuesday, March 10, for the volunteer training luncheon. It was great to see so many people in attendance – we had a packed house!

The almost-final draft of the master schedule for volunteers has been assembled, and we have sent out emails to many of our volunteers. If you didn’t get an email, then please call the station office at 423-425-4756 this week to check your schedule.

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12:29pm

Tue March 10, 2015
Community

National Poison Prevention Week Is March 15 - 21

The leading cause of injury death in Tennessee is poison.  The Tennessee Poison Center is working to raise awareness of the dangers of poison and encourage Tennesseans to call the hot line if you suspect someone has been exposed to poison.                 1-800-222-1222

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12:12pm

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

'Barefoot in the Park' Opens at the Colonnade Theater March 20th

Credit Back Alley Productions

Back Alley Productions presents Neil Simon's 'Barefoot in the Park' on March 20, 21, 27 and 28 in Ringgold GA. 

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11:58am

Tue March 10, 2015
Community

Baby Alligators Move Into the Bayou at the Tennessee Aquarium

Young American Alligators Make Themselves at Home at the Tennessee Aquarium.
Credit Tennessee Aquarium

The Delta Bayou Exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium has undergone renovations and will soon be home to a congregation of American Alligators when the exhibit opens March 14th. 

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11:43am

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

The Songs of Humpback Whales Heard at the IMax

Humpback Whales 3D is the new movie showing at the IMax theater downtown Chattanooga.  

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11:27am

Tue March 10, 2015
Happenings

The Vienna Boys Choir Will Perform at the Tivoli

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at the Tivoli March 13th at 7:30 pm. 

The American Guild of Organist are hosting the choir.  My guests are Sheryl Horton from the American Guild of Organists and Michael Devine, artistic director of the Choral Arts of Chattanooga.

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