Michael Edward Miller

Host/Feature News/Production Coordinator

A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Michael Edward Miller hosts Around and About.  His favorite radio programs and podcasts include This American Life, Radiolab and The Moth.  He and his wife Rachel are both Chattanooga natives. 

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5:07pm

Fri September 14, 2012
Arts & Culture

East Brainerd's Heritage House Hosts Free Film Screenings This Fall

'Man In The Attic,' starring Jack Palance as Jack The Ripper, will be screened Oct. 19th

Classic noir films (such as Jack Palance's role as Jack the Ripper in 'Man In The Attic') will be screened at the Heritage House throughout the fall.  Also, the Heritage House will host Open Screen Night, an evening of short, independent films presented by Chattamovies, on September 22nd.

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8:47am

Thu September 13, 2012
Lost Americana

Why Did Blues Fiddling Vanish?

Fiddlers were an integral part of the Mississippi Sheiks and other early blues acts.  Today, however, blues fiddlers are rarely heard.  What happened?  We get answers from Elijah Wald, a music historian, and Suzy Thompson, a modern blues fiddler.

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2:23pm

Wed September 12, 2012
Summer Heat, Boy & Girl Meet

Grease Coming To Tivoli Sept 14, 15, 16

In this segment, hear a sneak peek of Closed Door Entertainment's version of this classic musical, and hear cast members discussing how the stage version differs from the film.

4:26pm

Thu September 6, 2012
Knights At Night

Swordfights After Sunset: The Shire Of Vulpine Reach

The Honorable Lord Faelan Haraldsson explains the after-dark battle.

At the Shire of Vulpine Reach's torchlight tournament, male and female warriors fight after dark in a realistic recreation of medieval combat.  Hear the battle.

4:13pm

Thu August 30, 2012
School Of Hard Knocks?

Defend Yourself, Jessica Kress!

Jessica Kress is working on her master's degree in computational engineering at UTC's SimCenter.  But she's got a double life.  She's also a Chattanooga Roller Girl--a member of our city's roller derby team.

3:58pm

Thu August 30, 2012
Ideas Wanted

Allied Arts Giving Grants To Unite Communities Through Art

If you've got an idea for a new cultural festival--one that would attract crowds who normally pass up the arts--then Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga might fund it.

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1:26pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Building The Future

The Urban Design Challenge Is Over. Now What?

Six teams of architects created six concept designs to improve various city blocks and neighborhoods downtown.  It was part of a year-long contest called The Urban Design Challenge.  In this segment, we discuss what it would take to make these designs real.

1:00pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Famous In A Small Town

Make-A-Wish Grants A Night Of Stardom To Teen Singer

Michelle Stratton poses in a publicity photo.
Make A Wish Foundation of East Tennessee

Michelle Stratton, a Red Bank sophomore, loves singing country music.  She's been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a condition that affects her lungs and impairs her breathing.  Despite that, she sings loud and proud.  Saturday, August 25th, she'll sing country music hits at the UTC Fine Arts Center.  The concert is free and open to the public.

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1:43pm

Thu August 16, 2012
Missing Missionaries

Norton Search Team Narrowing In On Sand Mountain Pilot Who Vanished

Bob Norton, his wife and several passengers disappeared in a 2009 plane crash.  Norton was from the Sand Mountain area, but he'd moved to Venezuela and become a medical missionary pilot.  Friends formed the Norton Search Team, and they're getting closer to finding the wreckage--but they need funds.

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1:39pm

Thu August 9, 2012
Words Speak

Somewhere Between Jazz and Poetry: Tromboetry

Demetrius Daniel combines spoken-word performances--vibrant, original verse--with trombone riffs, snapping and singing.  He calls it Tromboetry, and he performed in our studios recently.

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12:06pm

Fri August 3, 2012
He Also Has A Showtime Special Aug. 3rd

Doug Stanhope Coming Back To Chattanooga August 7th

Stanhope will bring his dark, caustic wit back to the Lindsay Street Hall on August 7th as part of his Big Stink Comedy Tour.

11:56am

Fri August 3, 2012
Bittersweet Balloon Release

DUI Victim's Family Hopes To Save Lives

At the Buffalo Wild Wings in Hixson, TN, people gather for a balloon release. Kevin Yates, a server who worked at the restaurant, was killed by a drunk driver. August 1st, 2012 was the one-year anniversary of his death.

10:44am

Wed August 1, 2012
Truly Southern Cuisine

Growing Number Of Restaurants Involved in Harvested Here Week

From August 6th through August 10th, seventeen restaurants will take place in the Chattanooga's third Harvested Here Restaurant Week, organized by Gaining Ground.  The restaurants will highlight menu choices created with locally-sourced ingredients.

10:58am

Fri July 27, 2012
Sake To Me

Bison Potstickers & More At 212's First Sake Tasting

212 Market Restaurant is hosting their first-ever sake tasting on Friday, July 27th.  They'll serve sake along with Asian-inspired recipes featuring local foods like blueberry barbecued Georgia quail, smoked Pickett’s Trout Ranch trout and Eagles Rest Ranch bison potstickers.

11:46am

Thu July 26, 2012
Another Tale Of Downtown Revitalization

River Gallery's 20th Anniversary Coming Up Aug 3rd

The River Gallery is one of the cornerstone businesses in Chattanooga's Bluff View Art District

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