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12:34pm

Thu February 19, 2015
Arts & Culture

Into The Woods Entertains Audience at Chattanooga Theatre Centre

Kim Jackson plays the witch in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre production of Into The Woods through March 1, 2015.
Credit Cansler Photography

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre presents Into the Woods through March 1st directed by George Quick with musical director Tim Hinck . 

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11:58am

Thu February 19, 2015
Community

Sponsors, Participants Sought For American Cancer Society's Relay For Life

Chattanooga's Relay For Life Web site is open for signups.

Chattanooga's Relay For Life will raise money for the fight against cancer, celebrate those who have survived cancer, and give participants a chance to honor those who have passed away.  Although the event isn't until May 30th, you can visit the Web site right now and make donations, sponsor teams, and sign up to participate.

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12:06pm

Wed February 18, 2015
Happenings

Murder Mystery Dinner 2/26 to Benefit Humane Educational Society

Bob Citrullo, Executive Director of the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, took over in December of 2013.  In this interview, he talks about his first year as the executive director; challenges and long-term goals for the organization; how they're more than just an animal shelter; and creative ways to raise funds, including their upcoming murder mystery dinner.

Buy tickets and find more information at their Web site:

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11:48am

Tue February 17, 2015
Happenings

On 3/7, Med Rock Battle of the Bands Will Raise Funds for Scholarship

Linda Benton from the Chattanooga Hamilton County Medical Society Alliance joins us to discuss the second annual Med Rock Battle of The Bands, which will raise money for a scholarship fund.  We're also speaking with Courtney Green, a freshman at The University of Georgia, who won last year's $10,000 award.

From a media release:

What: 2nd Annual  Med Rock :Battle of the Physician Bands 2015 

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11:22am

Tue February 17, 2015
Happenings

League of Women Voters Holds Organizational Meeting Feb. 23

The Chattanooga members-at-large Unit of the League of Women Voters of Tennessee (LWVTN) will hold an informational meeting for anyone, male or female, interested in joining the local LWV on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Downtown Library.

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11:20am

Tue February 17, 2015
Happenings

'Pregnant Chicks Get Fat and Other Legal Discoveries' Lecture at UTC 2/23

From a media release:

The Women's Studies Spring 2015 Speaker Series invites you to our first lecture:

"Pregnant Chicks Get Fat and Other Legal Discoveries"

Dr. Michelle Deardorff

Professor and Department Head

Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management

Monday, February 23, 2015

Raccoon Mountain Room, University Center

Refreshments at 5:00pm, lecture begins at 5:30pm

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11:15am

Tue February 17, 2015
Happenings

Writer Jan Phillips Coming to Chattanooga for a Two-Day Performance & Workshop on 2/20, 2/21

Stone Soup is a group of seven ladies who meet regularly for lunch, for conversations about life’s questions—and for fun. During one meeting one lady introduced the others to the writer, teacher, poet, musician and philosopher Jan Phillips. They were all so taken with what she had to say that they invited her to come to Chattanooga. Richard Winham talked to Sue Reynolds and Emma Ford, two of the seven members of Stone Soup.

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6:58pm

Sun February 15, 2015
UTC

UTC will be closed Monday, February 16

Due to the threat of bad weather, UTC will be closed Feb. 16, 2015.  All classes are cancelled and offices are closed for Monday, February 16, 2015. 
 

12:08pm

Sun February 15, 2015
Membership

Please Pledge Your Support Today. We’ll Give You Something Extra.

Spring brings the promise of renewal and new growth, and that’s also true for WUTC, Chattanooga’s National Public Radio station. Starting on March 16, WUTC staff will be on the air reminding our listeners to renew their pledge to WUTC and asking listeners who’ve never given before to do so.  As a special incentive to give early in this membership drive, if you make a donation before March 16, your name will be entered twice in all the on-air giveaway drawings.

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11:48am

Fri February 13, 2015
Membership

WUTC Transmitter Repairs Are Nearly Complete

For the past few days, WUTC has been operating under reduced transmission power and without the HD2 signal due to repairs to a crucial piece of transmission equipment. Repairing that component revealed the need for a second repair, which is underway today.

We hope to have our signal back to normal by Tuesday, February 17, and thank all our listeners for their support and understanding.

11:46am

Fri February 13, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 14: Startups Get Lots of Resources

Launch is an organization that aggressively seeks out disadvantaged individuals in underserved neighborhoods and teaches them how to start and manage their own small businesses.  Co-Founder Hal Bowling has helped change lives by helping people achieve financial stability through both part-time and full-time business ownership.  Hal works with the unemployed and underemployed in 4 key parts of Chattanooga as an evangelist for entrepreneurship.

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3:29pm

Thu February 12, 2015
Happenings

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course Begins 2/20

Chattanooga's Center for Mindful Living is hosting an eight week course on mindfulness and stress reduction.  Instructor Claudio A. Barrientos (from the Mindful Center Knoxville) and local psychotherapist Julie L. Brown join us to explain how it works.

Information about the eight-week course and registration for the course is at the Center for Mindful Living's Web site.

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11:33am

Thu February 12, 2015
Happenings

Hunter Underground Takes the Party Under the Museum

Credit Hunter Museum of American Art

The Hunter Museum of American Art is hosting the 8th annual Hunter Underground for an evening of music, fun and American art on Saturday February 21st from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. 

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11:43am

Wed February 11, 2015
Arts & Culture

Seen And Heard: ‘Dark Princess Theatre’ Voice Actors Host Live Events, Too

Dark Princess Theatre cast members Hope Holloway and Marcus Ellsworth.

One of the funniest, most elaborately-produced podcasts in Chattanooga, Dark Princess Theatre is an audio series produced in the style of old-time radio dramas.  It centers on Lady Gwendolyn, who is an undead Southern belle; Aleistaire Rook, a.k.a The Bloody Butler, who is a droll sociopath; and other monsters who live in the fictitious town of Ashwood.

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11:10am

Wed February 11, 2015
Happenings

Wild at Heart Is All About the Breeding

Cocktails for Conservation at the Chattanooga Zoo is hosting Wild at Heart on Friday February 13 from 6 to 8 pm. 

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