The Matrix is near its 14th year anniversary. When released in 1999, the film was heralded for its action, storyline, and special effects. However, another important element to The Matrix was its score created by composer Don Davis.
Mark Making, a Chattanooga organization promoting public art, spearheaded a mural project inside the Hamilton County Jail. The mural is called Universe Space and portrays planets, supernovas, black holes, and other cosmic imagery. The mural was made with the help of eleven inmates.
Cyclopaedia cast members rehearse a dance that involves swinging long, white pipes to create percussion sounds.
Funded in large part by a MakeWork grant, Cyclopaedia is one of the most complex avant-garde theater productions in Chattanooga recently. Tim Hinck, the creator, says it’s non-narrative—an experimental work that comments on communication. Cyclopaedia runs from February 21st – 25th at the Center For Creative Arts.
Photographer Gregg Segal's work has appeared in National Geographic, Esquire, and Rolling Stone. His subjects include professional cosplayers, senior Olympians, and actors such as Louis CK, Steve-O, and Forest Whitaker.
Tennessee’s official Poet Laureate, Margaret Britton Vaughn, will speak at a Chattanooga Writer's Guild meeting at the Downtown Public Library in Chattanooga on February 12th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Max McLean originated the role of Screwtape in a new live version of C.S. Lewis's novel.
A live, theatrical version of The Screwtape Letters is coming to the Tivoli in Chattanooga on February 9th. In this interview, actor/director Max McLean talks about us about adapting C.S. Lewis's novel for the stage.
The Stephen Sondheim production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be performed in February by the combined departments of Opera and Theater at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Janie Dempsey Watts’s debut novel Moon Over Taylor’s Ridge hit the shelves of the Winder Binder Gallery & Bookstore in Chattanooga last fall and became one of the store’s bestselling local books. In this interview, Watts talks about the North Georgia legends and true history that inspired her.
Emma Wiseman and Eric Wyatt are the voices of Kate Monster and a Bad Idea Bear.
Ensemble Theater of Chattanooga is staging the musical Avenue Q starting January 11th. Like an adult version of Sesame Street (think of a South Park + Muppets mash-up), the show features puppets who give advice on careers, sex and finding meaning in life. But don’t listen to the Bad Idea Bear.
Dave Brubeck plays piano at the 1992 Charlotte Jazz Festival
Credit Ken Dryden
'Dziekuje, Dave' will air at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12. WUTC's Ken Dryden is producing the two-hour special, named after a Brubeck composition honoring Chopin. Dryden will include rare recordings from his personal collection.