Arts & Culture

9:08am

Tue October 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

UTC Theatre Department's 'Antigone' set in the Machine Age

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Theatre Department opens Greek Tragedy 'Antigone' on Tuesday, October 1st for a one week run.   Directing Professor Mac Smotherman used the imagery of "dragon's teeth" to stage Sophocles' 2500 year old Theban play in the 1915  Machine Age.

12:06pm

Sun September 23, 2012
Best New Read

Moore's Latest Book Shows St. Elmo's History In Pictures

Arcadia Publishing has published a third book by author/historian Gay Morgan Moore.  Chattanooga's St. Elmo contains 127 pages of historical photographs and text about Chattanooga's suburb at the foot of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. 

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1:07pm

Thu September 20, 2012
At The Rave & Northgate In Chattanooga

'Unconditional' Combines Indie Film Storytelling, Big-Budget Production Values & A (Subtle) Message

In this segment, we talk to Darren Moorman, a Chattanooga resident who co-produced Unconditional, a new feature film opening nationwide on September 21st.  We also speak with Joe Bradford, the Nashville man whose life story was the inspiration.

12:18pm

Wed September 19, 2012
The Dew Was Gone That Made Her Blade So Kean

Local Artist Creates Portraits with Morning Dew

Hollie Berry using her roller for the portrait

Can you use morning dew as an artistic tool? Hollie Berry does. She calls her creations "dew"dles.

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10:02am

Sun September 16, 2012
Arts & Culture

Christian Collier Screens film 'Press, Pause, Play' at Hunter Museum

The documentary Press, Pause, Play will be screened at the Hunter Museum on September 20th, 2012.   A panel discussion will follow with film organizer Christian Collier, artist Isaac Duncan and Professor Phillip Lewis.

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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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10:02am

Thu September 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

What's a cowpea?

Charleston Tennessee is the home of the International Cowpea Festival and Cook-off beginning at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 15th in Charleston Park. 

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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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3:56pm

Wed September 12, 2012
MAGICAL and CREEPY

Gnomes and Phigments: the Art of Matt Dutton

Matt Dutton

You've heard about things that go bump at the night, but what are those things? Artist Matt Dutton tries to answer that question.

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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.

10:42am

Sun September 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

ETC's 'Macbeth' is Bewitched

Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga opens 'Macbeth' on September 14th.  This theatre-in-the-round production runs in the black box space at St. Andrew's Center.

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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.

10:16am

Sun September 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Shock Theatre Revives Horror Film Hosting in Chattanooga

Jack Gray has donned a tuxedo and dark eye shadow to bring the character Dr. Shock back from the grave.   He has revived Tommy Reynold's character from the 1960's and 70's late night television show in Chattanooga.

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9:42am

Fri August 31, 2012

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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