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Around and About Chattanooga is a local weekday radio program with interviews, feature news stories and information about the Tennessee Valley.
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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, January 26, 2015 12:00amFor decades, Beverly Inman-Ebel longed to play the harp, but never got around to learning it. In this interview, she tells us what motivated her to finally take lessons and become a proficient player.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:00amNoted author Douglas W. Tallamy will be the keynote speaker at the Tennessee Valley Wild Ones' 2015 Plant Natives symposium, which will take place Saturday, January 24th. Tallamy wrote Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:00amChattanooga's Mach Fuels takes cars and trucksnew or oldand converts them to run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas, which is better for the environment and offers drivers potential fuel savings and less wear and tear on engines.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:00amTom Kanon joins us to discuss two intertwined, oft-overlooked military conflicts: The War of 1812 and the Creek War. Kanon is an author and an archivist for the Tennessee State Library in Nashville. His new book is Tennesseans at War, 18121815: Andrew Jackson, The Creek War, And The Battle of New Orleans.
Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00amWhen Chattanooga natives Fred Cash and Sam Gooden were still just teenagers they joined Curtis Mayfield to form The Impressions. The Impressions went on to become one of the most successful groups of the era. Between 1958 and 1975 they had a string of Top Ten hits including "I'm So Proud", "Gypsy Woman" and "Amen."