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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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Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00amChattanooga native Bill Dedman co-authored the New Yorks Times #1 Bestseller "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune." Dedman will be in Chattanooga 3/11/14 for a book signing.
Monday, March 3, 2014 12:00amSerpent-handling Kentucky pastor Jamie Coots recently died from a rattlesnake bite. Coots, who starred in the National Geographic show "Snake Salvation," was credited with helping put the long-hidden practice of serpent handling in the limelight. In this segment, WUTC's Michael Edward Miller looks beyond sensational headlines about Coots.
Friday, February 28, 2014 12:00amSix months before her wedding, Kjerstin Gruys decided to do something that surprised her friends and family: she vowed to quit looking at herself in the mirror. For a year, she avoided her own reflection and even on her wedding day, getting ready, she wouldn't look at herself. By avoiding her reflection, she challenged society's ideas about beauty.
Friday, February 21, 2014 12:00amTim Dorsey's latest novel, Tiger Shrimp Tango, is a delightfully demented crime story/Florida pseudo-travel-guide about a serial killer named Serge Storms. n this conversation, WUTC's Michael Edward Miller speaks with Dorsey about how Florida literature fits into the Southern lit genre, and why so many of Dorsey's fans have Serge Storms tattoos.
Monday, February 3, 2014 12:00amCharles McNair's first novel, Land O' Goshen, was published in 1994 and nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. McNair spent nearly two decades writing and rewriting his next book, Pickett's Charge.