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11:19am

Thu May 21, 2015
Community

Flags Replaced on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge

Veteran's Memorial Bridge
Credit Rabbit Zielke

The American Flags on the Veteran's Memorial Bridge were replaced on May 15, 2015. 

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11:03am

Thu May 21, 2015

5:40pm

Wed May 20, 2015
Community

Mental Health Awareness Month: At The AIM Center, People Are Members, Not Clients

President Obama has declared May as Mental Health Awareness Month, and says this year "approximately one in five American adults... will experience a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or post-traumatic stress."

Still, Obama says, millions of Americans still do not receive the care they need, and there is still considerable stigma associated with mental health treatment.

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12:18pm

Tue May 19, 2015
Arts & Culture

City of Chattanooga Hosts Screening of Bessie!

Bessie Smith

HBO and the City of Chattanooga are bringing a TV movie about Bessie Smith to the big screen at the Tivoli Theater on May 21, 2015. 

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5:20pm

Mon May 18, 2015
Community

NPR's Steve Inskeep Seeks Chattanooga, North GA Photos for 'Jacksonland' Site

Steve Inskeep is best known as the host of NPR's Morning Edition, but he's also an author.  His new work of nonfiction is JACKSONLAND: President Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab.   It centers on Jackson and Ross's twenty-year battle over ownership of Cherokee lands, a battle that "seems at once distant and familiar," according to the publisher.

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3:03pm

Mon May 18, 2015
Community

Little Owl Music & Arts Festival to Benefit Audubon Society

The logo for the 2015 Little Owl Music & Arts Festival.

Originally scheduled for April 18th and delayed due to inclement weather, the Little Owl Festival will take place Saturday, May 23rd from 11 am to 6 pm at Audubon Acres in East Brainerd.  Proceeds benefit the Chattanooga Audubon Society, and board member Ray Zimmerman joins us to talk about the festival.  We also hear several of the musical acts scheduled to perform.

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10:46am

Mon May 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Beach Blanket Movies and Summer Nights Are Upon Us

Beach Blanket Movie Night at Chester Frost Park.

The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department are hosting movies at Chester Frost Park with Beach Blanket Movie Nights. 

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6:31pm

Fri May 15, 2015
Around the Region

'Not On My Land': Southern Residents Fight Building Of Palmetto Pipeline

Kinder Morgan is proposing the pipeline to carry oil and natural gas through South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. But smaller oil suppliers are also concerned about markets like Savannah, Georgia.

2:06pm

Fri May 15, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 23: GIGTANK Accelerator Revs Up for Summer Session

Attracting technology teams, experts, and investors from around the U.S., GIGTANK 2015 is primed for its 4th annual summer accelerator.  This year's edition will feature 14 teams developing exponential (high growth) technologies that leverage Chattanooga's GIG Internet infrastructure. Just like last year, GIGTANK will culminate in Demo Day at the end of July. This event is one of the most highly anticipated days in Chattanooga's tech community.

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1:07pm

Thu May 14, 2015
Arts & Culture

Listen: CDE's Mary Poppins - The Musical

Mary Beth Torgerson stars in Mary Poppins - The Musical.
Credit Closed Door Entertainment

In this segment, we've got excerpts from Closed Door Entertainment's production of  Mary Poppins - The Musical.  It features new songs as well as many classics from the 1964 Disney film.  We're also speaking with Mary Beth Torgerson, who plays the lead role of Mary Poppins, and Johnny Krause, who plays George Banks.

Performances will be May 22nd & 23rd at 7:30 pm and May 23rd & 24th at 2 pm at the Memorial Auditorium.

From their Web site:

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10:35am

Thu May 14, 2015
Community

Movers for Moms

Two Men and a Truck deliver donations to the Partnership for Families Children and Adults during Movers for Moms.
Credit Two Men and a Truck

Two Men and a Truck are gathering gifts for Moms to help make Mother's Day special for women currently staying in shelters.

You can find them on facebook and at 5959 Shallowford Rd Suite 515 in Chattanooga or by calling 423-870-4450.

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5:35pm

Wed May 13, 2015
Community

Speaking of Elections, the League of Women Voters Are Back In Town

Credit Alberto Garcia/Creative Commons/Flickr / https://www.flickr.com/photos/bertogg/

Pundits are already talking about the 2016 Presidential election, and the Tennessee primaries are less than a year off. 

Looking to get more informed as the election season ramps up?

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11:19am

Tue May 12, 2015
Happenings

Blood Assurance Supports National Park Nite

From a media release:

From May 25 to June 1, Blood Assurance will give donors to the Fort Oglethorpe location 2 tickets each for the June 1 Chattanooga Lookouts baseball game, in support of National Park Nite. Tickets are while supplies last. National Park Nite celebrates the beauty and history of Tennessee’s and Georgia’s national parks and monuments such as Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and supports Friends of the Park.

Special activities will be taking place at National Park Nite, including:

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5:29pm

Mon May 11, 2015
Arts & Culture

WEAVE Dance Company Presents 2nd Annual Showcase May 15, 16 & 17

WEAVE dancers perform in a promotional video for their 2015 Spring Showcase.

Bernadette and Travis Upton, founders of WEAVE Dance Company, join us to talk about their nontraditional approach to teaching dance classes and performing as a dance company.  Described as a "creative entanglement of fearless movement," WEAVE has classes such as Abnormal Ballet, Abnormal Barre, Hip-Hop and more.

From their Web site:

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2:10pm

Fri May 8, 2015
Arts & Culture

Touring the Temporary Exhibit at the Hunter Museum of American Art

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), Tête de Fillette, circa 1904, oil on canvas, The Alice E. and Joseph H. Davenport, Jr. Collection, L.2015.3
Credit Hunter Museum of American Art

The Hunter Museum of American Art is currently featuring three different collections in their temporary exhibit hall. 

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