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4:51pm

Tue September 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

Sculptor John Henry Plans 33-Acre Sculpture Garden on Chattanooga's Southside

John Henry is a sculptor with an international reputation. He has placed more than 2000 sculptures all over the world. His sculptures are large scale pieces designed to be placed outdoors. Examples of his work are on display in Chattanooga outside the Hunter Museum of Art and in the  Outdoor Museum of Art at Chattanooga State Community College. When Richard Winham talked to John Henry recently he began by asking him how he conceives such huge pieces.

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3:20pm

Tue September 23, 2014
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

TEDxUTChattanooga announces slate of speakers for October 25

The organizers of the first TEDxUTChattanooga are proud to announce the slate of speakers for this year’s event. TEDxUTChattanooga will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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5:01pm

Fri September 19, 2014
Membership

WUTC Is A Resource Worth Supporting

Do you enjoy the NPR programming WUTC carries? Do you discuss stories you’ve heard with family, friends and work colleagues, or have you discovered a new favorite musician by listening?

If so, now is the time to show your support for WUTC FM 88.1, the public radio station licensed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  WUTC starts on-air fundraising soon, and we need support from all our listeners to pay programming costs for the next year.

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4:36pm

Fri September 19, 2014
Happenings

This Year's Fly Free Festival is Set for the Weekend of October 10th

Last Fall Corey Petree and his wife, Colleen, staged the first Fly Free Festival outside Nashville. About 1000 people showed up and everyone had a good time, according to Corey Petree—but he lost quite a lot of money. Just the same neither he nor his wife was ready to give up and they are trying again. This time they’ve chosen a location nearer to Chattanooga. In addition, he told Richard Winham, they have a stronger lineup this year.

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10:06am

Thu September 18, 2014
Books

In ‘Tennesseans at War,’ The Volunteer State Earns Its Nickname

Tom Kanon joins us to discuss two intertwined, oft-overlooked military conflicts: The War of 1812 and the Creek War.  Kanon is an author and an archivist for the Tennessee State Library in Nashville.  His new book is Tennesseans at War, 1812–1815: Andrew Jackson, The Creek War, And The Battle of New Orleans.

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3:03pm

Wed September 17, 2014
Happenings

Footgolf Tournament Benefits Blood Assurance 9/18

From a media release:

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1:53pm

Wed September 17, 2014
Happenings

Veterans Administration Is Hosting a Town Hall Meeting at the VA Clinic September 26

The Veteran's Administration is inviting local veterans to voice their concerns in a Town Hall Meeting on Friday, September 26th at 3:00 PM. 

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1:50pm

Wed September 17, 2014
Happenings

Sign Up for the Imagination Library at Park(ing) Day

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga will be on Broad Street near the Tennessee Aquarium for Park(ing) Day on September 19th on Chattanooga. 

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3:15pm

Tue September 16, 2014
Books

'The Postmortal' Paints a Terrifyingly Realistic Picture of Immortality

Drew Magary's novel The Postmortal explores what might happen if scientists discovered a cure for aging.

In this dystopian sci-fi story, governments initially outlaw the cure; many people obtain it and use it anyway, and the world soon faces overcrowding and increasing tensions between immortals and "organics" who remain mortal.

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12:26pm

Mon September 15, 2014
Happenings

UTC Hosting Constitution Day Lecture 9/17

WUTC's Blake Blum speaks with Dr. Lucien Ellington about Constitution Day, which is coming up on September 17th and will feature a lecture by Dr. Michael Federici.

From the UTC Web site:

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12:14pm

Mon September 15, 2014
Happenings

Closed Door Entertainment Performing 'Chicago' 9/19 & 9/20

Closed Door Entertainment is performing Chicago on September 19th and 20th at the Memorial Auditorium's Robert K. Walker Memorial  Theatre.  Cast members Greg Glover and Randy Forester join us to talk about this Broadway favorite.

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11:35am

Mon September 15, 2014
Happenings

2nd Annual TasteBuds Farm Tour Is September 20 & 21

The 2nd annual TasteBuds Farm Tour is September 20 and 21 from noon to 5 pm. 

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8:30am

Mon September 15, 2014
Community

Student Veterans Organization Brings Veterans Together at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga encourages veterans and their families to get involved with campus life through the Student Veterans Organization (SVO). 

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11:59am

Fri September 12, 2014
Happenings

Creative Discovery Museum Pours On the Chocolate for 3rd Festival

The 3rd Annual Chocolate Festival at the Creative Discovery Museum is Saturday, September 13, 2014 from noon to 4:00. 

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11:51am

Fri September 12, 2014
Happenings

Local Heroes The Producers Headline This Year's Final Riverfront Nights Show 9/13

The concert on September 13th, which is the last concert in this year’s Riverfront Nights Series,  features what organizer Jeff Styles calls a “name.” He says that every year the series includes one act most people recognize—this year it’s a Georgia band that made its debut with MTV in the early 1980’s.

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