Six teams of architects created six concept designs to improve various city blocks and neighborhoods downtown. It was part of a year-long contest called The Urban Design Challenge. In this segment, we discuss what it would take to make these designs real.
Michelle Stratton, a Red Bank sophomore, loves singing country music. She's been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a condition that affects her lungs and impairs her breathing. Despite that, she sings loud and proud. Saturday, August 25th, she'll sing country music hits at the UTC Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Mise en Scenesters has teamed up with the Chattanooga Film Society to screen Reel Old School, a documentary that features Steve Albini and other producers discussing how digital recording and the Internet have changed the recording industry. Two Chattanooga college students created it. The screening is August 13th at the downtown YMCA.
Hannibal Buress has written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock and performed stand-up comedy around the world, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. On August 30th, he'll headline the Vaudeville Cafe. Buress’s style of comedy is steeped in commentary on everyday life.
From August 6th through August 10th, seventeen restaurants will take place in the Chattanooga's third Harvested Here Restaurant Week, organized by Gaining Ground. The restaurants will highlight menu choices created with locally-sourced ingredients.
Brent and Elizabeth Haley of Revolution Works have written and and produced an adult-themed but family friendly play called 'Mystic Town'. This play features Bigfoot, an alien and the Loch Ness Monster meeting up in the world of humans.
212 Market Restaurant is hosting their first-ever sake tasting on Friday, July 27th. They'll serve sake along with Asian-inspired recipes featuring local foods like blueberry barbecued Georgia quail, smoked Pickett’s Trout Ranch trout and Eagles Rest Ranch bison potstickers.