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10:40am

Mon January 6, 2014
Happenings

Take Five: A Literary Discussion on Five Books Features Appalachian Literature

The English Department of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga welcomes community involvement in the Take Five Literary Series beginning January 7th and continuing through April 1st at the University Center from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. 

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1:46pm

Fri January 3, 2014
Best New Read

History Speaks in ‘Voices of Cherokee Women’

Voice of Cherokee Women, edited by Carolyn Ross Johnston. John F. Blair, Publisher.

Carolyn Ross Johnston edited Voices of Cherokee Women, which recounts hundreds of years of Cherokee history through primary documents such as letters, diary entries, oral history transcriptions and newspaper articles.  These documents vividly demonstrate how events such as the arrival of European missionaries, the Trail of Tears and the Civil War affected Cherokee women.

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12:51pm

Tue December 31, 2013
Community

East Chattanooga's Glass House Collective Awards $30,000 Grants to 3 Artists

WUTC's Richard Winham interviews three artists who received studio space on Glass Street and $30,000 grants.

Rondell Crier, Eric ‘Seven’ Finely and Rebekah Mawuko have each been given $30,000 grants and studio space on Glass Street as part of the Glass House Collective’s continuing initiatives to revitalize the East Chattanooga neighborhood.

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10:56am

Tue December 31, 2013
Happenings

New Years at Noon at the Creative Discovery Museum

The confetti drop at 12:00 New Years at Noon at the Creative Discovery Museum December 31st.
Credit Creative Discovery Museum

4:35pm

Mon December 30, 2013
Community

The UNFoundation Funds ‘Cool Ideas’ (Like This Musical Quilt)

Yang and David Welch received a $1000 grant from the UNFoundation to buy supplies for their musical quilt. Made of both regular and special piezoresistive fabric, the quilt contains wires, LEDS and is connected to a laptop. When touched, the quilt can light up and make sounds.

Since its start in 2011, the UNFoundation has awarded 23 micro-grants to various people and projects in Chattanooga, such as a ukulele camp at the Folk School, a cookbook that features native plant recipes and a quilt that plays music.  Their slogan is, “We Fund Cool Ideas In Chattanooga!”

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1:35pm

Mon December 30, 2013
Happenings

Nutritionist Pamela Kelle Leads Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training 1/4 & 1/5

Registered Dietitian Nutrition Therapist  Pamela Kelle will lead Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training at the Center for Mindful Living on January 4th and 5th.  In this segment, she speaks with WUTC's Mark Colbert.

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5:33pm

Fri December 20, 2013
Community

Newly Uncovered History: In 1879, a Cleveland, Tennessee Mayoral Election Sparked Riots

For a little over two years in the late 1800’s, the city of Cleveland was erased from the map of Tennessee by the state legislature. The little known story was uncovered by the historians at The Museum Center at 5 Points in Cleveland. The collections curator, Lisa Chastain, talked to WUTC's Richard Winham.  An exhibit about the story will be on display until January 4th, 2014.

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5:25pm

Fri December 20, 2013
Happy Birthday, Ruby Falls

Millions Have Made the Underground Journey, But Lambert Did It First

Ruby Falls, inside Lookout Mountain, in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Credit Jtesla16 / Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0

In 1928, cave explorer Leo Lambert went on a long journey underground... so long that his wife thought he might have died.  He was gone so long because he'd discovered something unexpected: a waterfall inside Lookout Mountain.

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11:11am

Thu December 19, 2013
Happenings

Centerstone Offers Training for Potential Therapeutic Foster Homes

Credit PATH

Classes for the Parents as Tender Healers (PATH) program with Centerstone begin January 23, 2014.

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11:00am

Thu December 19, 2013
Finding the Data

Chattanooga Moves Forward With Data-Driven Innovation

A team of the nation's most talented web designers, coders, and technologists is coming to Chattanooga to improve city services in the digital 21st century.  

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12:46pm

Wed December 18, 2013
Happenings

TN Aquarium's Twist on 12 Days of Christmas: 'Yuletide Fishtivities' Starts 12/26

The Tennessee Aquarium's Yuletide Fishtivities begin after the Christmas holiday and last until January 6th.  WUTC's Mark Colbert reports.

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10:26am

Tue December 17, 2013
Arts & Culture

Tattoo An Artistic Expression

Jennifer Edge
Credit Main Line Link

Jennifer Edge is truly passionate about art and enjoys her profession as a tattoo artist.  Edge joined Dan Siviter and Lynn Buckner to open Main Line Ink, a tattoo parlor at 317 East Main Street, Chattanooga. 

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11:36am

Mon December 16, 2013
Happenings

River Gorge Explorer's Winter Wildlife Cruise Launches 12/28

The cruise will provide passengers a chance to see Bald Eagles in East Tennessee.  WUTC's Mark Colbert speaks with the captain of the River Gorge Explorer.

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11:17am

Mon December 16, 2013
Storyteller Series

Peyton Miller Recalls A 'Failed Existential Moment'

Chattanooga resident Peyton Miller joins us for the latest edition of WUTC’s Storyteller Series.  This tale involves an island, a screaming girl in a Porta-Potty, and St. Augustine’s City of God.

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10:22am

Mon December 16, 2013
Education

TN Aquarium Breeds Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

The Southern Appalachian Brook Trout is the only trout native to Tennessee.
Credit Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute

The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute is participating in a breed and release program for the Southern Appalachian Brook Trout. 

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