Chattanooga, TN – Erin E. Tocknell is an author and a teacher who lives in Chattanooga. She grew up in Nashville, and her book Confederate Streets is partly history, partly personal narrative, exploring the legacy of civil rights and issues of class and race in Nashville. The book won the Social Justice and Equity Award in Creative Non-Fiction from Benu Press.
As Final Film Is Released, Pottermania Persists In Chattanooga
Michael Edward Miller and Garrett Crowe
Chattanooga, TN – Garrett Crowe and Mike Miller explore the lasting legacy of the Harry Potter series by talking to hardcore fans and a couple of Potter scholars in Chattanooga and throughout the Southeast.
Chattanooga, TN – Ruth Grover is the director and curator for the gallery, and she says the showing consists of thirteen artists from their permanent collection. The Cress Gallery is located on the UTC Campus in the Fine Art Center, and visitors may enter the gallery Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Chattanooga, TN – Kayte Couch and her husband researched, designed and built their home using alternative energies. Between passive solar design, photovoltaic cells and propane gas, the couple manages to live completely off the grid--they're not even connected to the local power company.
Chattanooga, TN – Members of the Chattanooga Yarn Mafia are yarnbombers, yarn graffiti artists that have been covering parts of Chattanooga in brightly colored yarns. They are also promoting fiber arts while having a lot of fun. Part of the mission of this unofficial organization is to spread the joy of hand made hats and scarves through charity fiber art projects.
Chattanooga, TN – Mark Holder, better known as Porkchop, is a Chattanooga blues musician. He says he appreciates Bessie Smith because she was also a Chattanooga musician. So Porkchop wrote the song "Worried Blues" as a tribute. Listen to this performance/interview.