WUTC's Mark Colbert speaks with professor Monte Coulter about the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Percussion Ensemble's Beat Hunger Concert, coming up November 24th. Attendees are asked to bring a $2 check donation to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen or to bring two non-perishable food items.
Acme and Meeks, a pair of roadrunners, look around their new home at the Chattanooga Zoo.
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The Chattanooga Zoo has two new arrivals at its Deserts and Forests of the World Exhibition: a pair of roadrunners. One is named Meeks; the other, in true Looney Tunes style, is named Acme. WUTC's Mark Colbert visited the zoo to meet the speedy birds.
On November 24th, Operation Warrior Call will take place nationwide. It’s an effort to create a network for Iraq and Afghanistan war-veterans using phone calls, e-mails, and other forms of communication. The event was created by Troops First, a charity organization dedicated to veterans.
The Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) invites the public to join the conversation about the future of the arts in Tennessee at the second of four state-wide strategic planning public meetings. The meeting will be held at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center from 10:00 a.m. until noon with networking and coffee from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 21, 2013.
Clearspring Yoga is hosting an open house from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 23rd. Along with free ½ hour long introductory classes, they’ll be offering massages and energy healing. Richard Winham talked to Anthony Crutcher and Sallie Beckes, who told him the practice has changed dramatically since she first took classes from a very strict teacher in Louisiana in the 1970’s.
Fancy Faces, an open audition, will be held Nov. 15th & 16th for Fancy Rhino.
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Fancy Faces is a chance to have your 15 minutes of fame as an actor in a commercial or other film project. Fancy Rhino is holding open auditions November 15 in Center Park and November 16 in Renaissance Park.
Mark Making, a Chattanooga organization which transforms under-served communities through art, has had a busy fall. The organization recently received a Community Foundation Grant to begin a mural in East Chattanooga. The mural will feature portraits of those in the community.
And these portraits are not only two-dimensional, but three-dimensional. Frances McDonald of Mark Making describes the process in this interview.
The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Chorus will be joined by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Chamber Singers to present Mazart's Requiem on Thursday, November 14th at the Tivoli Theater starting at 7:30 pm.