Arts & Culture

10:33am

Fri June 1, 2012
Arts & Culture

Swing Fest at the Chattanooga Market

The Chattanooga Market

The big band Sweet Georgia Sound will be featured at Swing Fest on Sunday, June 3rd at the Chattanooga Market.  Swing Fest began in 2002 as a celebration of big band music and dance.  The Chattanooga Market is setting up a dance floor and invites everyone to come down and dance to the music of Sweet Georgia Sound while shopping for  local produce and artisan wares.  The Chattano

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12:52pm

Tue May 29, 2012
Let's Go To The Movies

Meet The Extras In '42'

Angeline Lassiter on the Red Carpet for "42"
Southern Hollywood Events

Legendary Pictures is filming the Jackie Robinson story in the movie 42 and portions of the movie are being filmed at historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga.  Southern Hollywood Events is rounding up extras for the movie.  WUTC's Around and About producer Rabbit went behind the scenes to talk with some of the extras in the movie.

If you are interested in becoming an extra in the movie "42" call the hotline at 1-800-913-8563.

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11:24am

Sun May 27, 2012

11:12am

Fri May 25, 2012
Best Job Ever

Chattanooga Is A Long Way From The Rainforest, But…

This segment is part of our Best Job Ever series, where we talk to people who have unusual or adventurous jobs and find out whether or not their workdays are really all that interesting.

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12:05pm

Wed May 23, 2012

9:38am

Mon May 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

New Harmonies:Celebrating American Roots Music

The Harris Arts Center in Calhoun Georgia is the temporary home of a Smithsonian traveling exhibit celebrating American Roots Music. 

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10:18am

Sun May 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

Chattanooga Public Library Hosts Internet Genealogy Workshops

Head of the Local History and Genealogy Department of the Chattanooga Public Library Mary Helms will be teaching Genealogy on the Web on May 26, 2012 at the Eastgate Branch and again on June 2nd at the Northgate Branch.    Both workshops begin at 10:00a.m..  Then, on June 16th, Sarah Roach will lead an advanced workshop on Searching for your Cherokee Ancestors in the Downtown Library Auditorium.   Pre-registration is required for all the ancestry workshops.

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2:04pm

Thu May 17, 2012

11:24am

Tue May 15, 2012
Arts & Culture

Final Performance of The Suntones

The Suntones have been singing four part harmony as a barbershop quartet for more than half a century.  They were the 1961 International Gold Medal Quartet winners in the Barbershop Harmony Society International competition and went on to become a regular feature on the Jackie Gleason Show filmed in Miami Florida. 

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10:51am

Sun May 13, 2012
Very Funny

Vaudeville Cafe hosts 'Mouth of the South' Comedy Competition

This stand-up comic competition begins May 15th and runs on Tuesday nights at Vaudeville Cafe in downtown Chattanooga.  Sixty or so comedians from the Tennessee Valley and beyond have signed up to compete.  The final round will be judged by an agent from Funny Business comedy booking agency.  For more information, click here.

Listen to the story with comics Kristine Kinsey and Chad Rosser and Vaudeville Manager Sandra Moses.  

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11:39am

Wed May 9, 2012
Live From Chattanooga, It's Tuesday Night

Leslie Jordan Headlines Chattanooga Theater Center Show May 15th

In this interview, actor/writer Leslie Jordan talks about how winning an Emmy took his career in an unexpected direction, what happened when he blew off a balcony during the Will & Grace finale and how growing up in Chattanooga influenced the autobiographical plays he writes.  Jordan will perform in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's annual fundraiser, Tuesday Night Live!, on M

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10:39am

Wed May 9, 2012
Fine Palate

Spring Wine Fest on Mother's Day Weekend

Georgia Winery, the first official winery of Georgia, will have their 10th Annual Spring Wine Fest this weekend. From May 11th to May 13th, the Spring Wine Fest will feature live music from Sweet Georgia Sound, wine tastings, and food. At the event, Georgia Winery will also debut their newest wine called Southern Blooms.

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2:21pm

Tue April 17, 2012
Attention Ira Glass Fans

This American Life In Chattanooga May 10th

On Thursday, May 10th, 2012, Host Ira Glass and friends will perform an episode of This American Life on stage at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in NYC, and send it live via satellite to more than 500 movie theaters across the country, including Rave Motion Pictures East Ridge 18 and Hamilton Place 10-17 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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1:24pm

Thu April 5, 2012
Synchrony

Hunter Museum Hosts Video Art Exhibition

Until April 22nd, you can visit the Hunter Art Museum to witness their newest exhibition. It’s titled Synchrony Contemporary Video Work and features seven artists such as Jonathan Horowitz, Catherine Ross, Surabhi Saraf, and others.

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1:43pm

Wed April 4, 2012
Cultural Tourism

What's New & Noteworthy At Chattanooga's 12th Annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival

Laura Linz directs the 4 Bridges Arts Festival, presented by the Association for Visual Arts (AVA).  Linz joins us to talk about what's new at this year's 4 Bridges, which is coming up on April 14th and 15th at the First Tennessee Pavilion in Chattanooga, Tennessee .  It's one of Chattanooga's most prominent art festivals, and it will feature 170 artists this year.

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