Arts & Culture

9:36am

Mon October 7, 2013
Arts & Culture

The Oldest Monster at Haunted Caverns Gets a Mask

A new face for Doug Norwood at the Haunted Caverns.
Credit Ruby Falls

The Haunted Caverns at Ruby Falls is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening until November 2nd as well as Halloween Night. 

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11:18am

Wed October 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Tom Clancy, Master Of Military Techno-Thrillers, Dies

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 1:45 pm

Author Tom Clancy in 2003.
Ralph Lauer MCT/Landov

Tom Clancy, the best-selling writer of such "techno-thrillers" as The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising and Patriot Games, has died.

He was 66.

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10:00am

Fri September 27, 2013
Books

Fascinating Journeys Featured in Nicely’s ‘East Tennessee Walking Tour and Historic Guide’

Local author and history buff Maury Nicely has written a regional guidebook, East Tennessee Walking Tour and Historic Guide.  In this interview, Nicely and WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller talk about the trivia, state lore and historic locations featured in the book.

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10:55am

Mon September 23, 2013
Arts & Culture

Evatt & Bloom Producing Sketch Comedy Videos, Live Stand-Up Shows

Chris Dortch plays an accused drug dealer in the sketch '8th Grader.'

Joel Ruiz, the creative force behind Evatt & Bloom productions, joins us for an interview. 

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5:47pm

Fri September 20, 2013
NPR Music

Streaming Audio: The 2013 Americana Music Association Honors And Awards Show

This week, the Americana music industry gathered at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to honor the best and brightest in its corner of the music world. Listen to a recording of the entire show, including performances by Shovels & Rope, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.

2:59pm

Fri September 20, 2013

8:36am

Fri September 20, 2013
Photo Mystery

Do You Recognize this Couple?

Fifty-eight years ago, a Swiss photographer, Robert Frank, visited Chattanooga and photographed people going about their daily business downtown. He took fascinating snapshots of everyday life in 1955. But much more fascinating, at least for local photojournalist Billy Weeks, is that Frank failed to get any information about the people he photographed.

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3:56pm

Tue September 17, 2013
Southern Lit

Gilmore Weaves Compelling Tale of Small-Town Seamstresses in ‘The Funeral Dress’

Random House recently published a new novel from Southern author (and Chattanooga resident) Susan Gregg Gilmore. She won acclaim for her first two novels, Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen and The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove.   The Funeral Dress is inspired by real seamstresses who worked at a Dunlap shirt factory in the 1970s.

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5:12pm

Fri September 13, 2013
Books

The 'Color of Christ' and The Civil War: A Conversation With Edward J. Blum

Publisher's Weekly named The Color of Christ as one of the best religion books of 2012.  

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9:36am

Thu September 12, 2013
Dark Crime Wanted

New Chattanooga Book Imprint Focuses on Noir Genre

 The imprint is called Tennessee Noir.

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2:23pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Arts & Culture

Chattanooga Artists Create Animal Art, Pet Portraits for Reflections Gallery

  Opening September 12th and showing through October 24th, the new Reflections Gallery exhibit features farm animals, wild animals and household animals.  Patrons can even commission portraits of their cats, dogs and other pets.  Reflections Gallery is located at 6922 Lee Highway.

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12:03pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Arts & Culture

21 Galleries Participating in AVA's Gallery Hop on 9/7

The seventh annual AVA Gallery Hop, taking place September 7th, offers art lovers a chance to visit 21 different galleries in downtown Chattanooga and win an instant art collection.

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5:39pm

Thu September 5, 2013
Books

Kickstarter Funds Sought for 'Tennessee River: Sparkling Gem of the South'

Ron Lowery is seeking Kickstarter support to publish his book 'Tennessee River: Sparkling Gem of the South.'

Photographer/pilot Ron Lowery has taken aerial photos of the Tennessee River from the Appalachian Mountains to Paducah, Kentucky. He is seeking Kickstarter support to publish a coffee table book, Tennessee River:  Sparkling Gem Of The South. 

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1:54pm

Tue September 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

'FACADE' Event at UTC Features Poetry, Music, Art, & Animation

UTC Music Department

A collaboration with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Music, Art, and Theater departments along with the artistic creations of local school children brings together a project more than a year in the making.  FACADE will be performed on Thursday September 5th in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center on UTC's campus. 

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12:18pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Performing Arts

Chattanooga Theatre Centre Opens 90th Season with ‘The Secret Garden’

When The Secret Garden opens on September 6th, 2013, it will mark 90 years’ worth of CTC productions.  CTC Executive Director George Quick joins WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller in this conversation about the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s long history.  

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