Chattanooga

1:03pm

Fri January 20, 2012
BEST NEW READ

Thomas P. Balázs's Debut Collection- ‘Omicron Ceti III’

Thomas P. Balázs,  fiction writer and UTC professor, will publish his first collection of stories in late January. The book is titled Omicron Ceti III. NecessaryFiction.com calls Balázs “an inspired and inventive writer resourceful enough to also draw on many diverse sources, cultural and pop-cultural.” Kevin Wilson, the author of The Family Fang, claims Omicron Ceti III is a “dazzling collection [that] boldly goes into unknown territory.” Garrett Crowe spoke with Thomas Balázs about his debut book.

4:47pm

Thu January 19, 2012
Arts & Culture

New Director, New Direction For AVA

The Association for Visual Arts already has an impact on Chattanooga--they are one of the city's largest arts organizations, with around 600 members.  But now AVA is doing even more to connect with the community.  Anne Willson, the new executive director, joins us to discuss new partnerships between AVA and nonprofits.  Also, Willson discusses a new magazine AVA is producing called The Bridge.

5:02pm

Fri January 6, 2012
FUN & GAMES

Defending The Scenic City In Heartland:Chattanooga

Heartland Chattanooga

Garrett Crowe

Chattanooga, TN – Chattanooga resident Adam McElhaney recently developed a game for iOS devices called Heartland: Chattanooga. The game is an action shooter that presents Chattanooga as the setting for World War III. Garrett Crowe talked to Adam about his interest in video games and the process of developing a iPhone/iPad app.

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11:06am

Wed January 4, 2012
BOOKS

Some Great Reads You Might Have Missed In 2011

Some Great Reads You Might Have Missed In 2011

Michael Edward Miller

Chattanooga, TN – Adera Causey is a volunteer book reviewer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Each week, the newspaper publishes one of Causey's reviews in the Sunday books section. In this segment, she joins us to discuss books you might have missed in 2011.

FICTION:

Teju Cole - Open City

Jesmyn Ward - Salvaging the Bones

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3:13pm

Mon December 19, 2011
WUTC Local

A Visit To The Folk School Of Chattanooga

The Folk School of Chattanooga

Rabbit Zielke

Chattanooga, TN – The Folk School of Chattanooga is located at 250 Forest Avenue in North Chattanooga and offers music lessons, workshops and concerts with a focus on folk music, bluegrass, mountain music, Celtic music, and the music of Appalachia. The venue is fairly small so most concerts at the Folk School offer limited seating and a chance for a very special evening with the artist.

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11:48am

Thu December 8, 2011
WUTC Local

Sixty Years After Her Death, Anna Houston Is Still A Mystery

Sixty Years After Her Death, Anna Houston Is Still A Mystery

Michael Edward Miller

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