Arts & Culture

12:34pm

Wed October 31, 2012
It's A Scream

Halloween Special! Vincent Phipps Reads An Original Ghost Story

Professional storyteller Vincent Ivan Phipps joins us with a dramatic reading from his new book/CD Spooky-Nooga: Ghost Stories From Chattanooga, TN.

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2:04pm

Fri October 12, 2012
Wayne White's Whimsy

'Beauty Is Embarrassing' Star Drops By WUTC

The documentary Beauty Is Embarrassing tells Wayne White's story.  White, who grew up in Hixson in the 1970's, longed to leave Chattanooga and become an artist.  After college, he moved to New York City and wound up as an Emmy-winning set designer and puppeteer on Pee-Wee's Playhouse.  He also was the art director for Peter Gabriel's Big Time music video.

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11:42am

Fri October 5, 2012
Arts & Culture

October at the Chattanooga Market

The month of October is very busy for the staff at the Chattanooga Market beginning with the 40th Annual Fall Hodge Podge on Signal Mountain. 

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6:18pm

Wed October 3, 2012
At Carmike Majestic Oct 12 - 18

'Sahkanaga' Re-Imagines Tri-State Crematory Scandal

In this interview, writer/director John Henry Summerour discusses using the Tri-State Crematory scandal as the inspiration for Sahkanaga, an indie drama shot in Walker County.  Also, Summerour explains how he got North Georgia residents to participate in a film about events they'd rather forget.

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11:07am

Tue October 2, 2012
Wine Tasting On The Walnut Street Bridge

'Wine Over Water' To Benefit Engel Stadium

  • An interview with Wine Over Water organizers.

Every year, Cornerstones, Inc. puts on the Wine Over Water wine-tasting event to help preserve historic Chattanooga buildings.  This year's event-- coming up October 6th--will raise funds to help preserve Engel Stadium.

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.

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