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Around and About Chattanooga
Michael Edward Miller, Rabbit Zielke, Richard Winham, Garrett Crowe and Mark Colbert
Around and About Chattanooga is a local weekday radio program with interviews, feature news stories and information about the Tennessee Valley.
Comments? Story ideas? Questions about an interview you heard? You can contact the public affairs desk at (423) 425-2224 or email Mike-Miller@utc.edu.
Chattanooga is transforming into one of the nation's most progressive, vibrant cities. Guests on the Around and About program discuss the cultural events, art communities, environmental initiatives and other creative forces that are helping continue this transformation.
The concert calendar airs every Thursday with a look at what's happening around town in the music scene.
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Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00amOxford American just released their annual Southern Music Issue, which focuses on the music of Tennessee. n this conversation, Roger D. Hodge, editor of Oxford American, discusses the variety of music in Tennessee, Johnny Cash's presence in the issue, and the state's contribution to American music.
Friday, December 13, 2013 12:00amReporters from the Chattanooga Times Free Press pored over hundreds of court documents and conducted more than 150 interviews for a special report, "Speak No Evil." The report examined about 300 shootings in Chattanooga. Often, after a shooting, no one is arrestedeven if witnesses saw it happen.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:00amBrothers David and Joel Ruiz are building an online database of Chattanooga bands and musicians. Their Web site, launched November 25th, could become a comprehensive directory that gives local music fans more information about artists, and helps venue owners book acts.
Monday, December 2, 2013 12:00amWomen affected by war and other hardships in Africa create handmade goods as part of Amani Ya Juu's economic development program. Amani is an international, fair-trade network with five locations in Africa, as well as one in Washington, D.C. and a distribution center in Chattanooga.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:00amChattanooga filmmaker Daniel Griffith has created a feature-length documentary about Mystery Science Theater 3000 for the 25th anniversary of the cult sci-fi show. Griffith produces all the bonus materials for the DVD box sets of MST3K.