Amanda Brazier makes paint by grinding together oil and pigment.
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For artist Amanda Brazier, making a painting starts with a trip out to the backyard to gather soil that she can turn into paint. She says that using homemade colors like "Red Bank Red" and "Chickamauga Gold" add to the narrative of her paintings.
Participants in the Digital Public Library of America's first Appfest work on the 4th floor at the Chattanooga Public Library.
Credit Mary Barnett / Chattanooga Public Library
Until recently, the top floor at the Chattanooga Public Library was used for storage space. There’s still a part sectioned off for storage, but now, the rest is wide open and ready for new things. It’s mostly being used as an event space right now, but assistant director Nate Hill has big ideas for the 4th floor.
Ryan Singer and Jarrod Harris will perform at JJ's Bohemia on Jan 29th
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The Organic Comedy Tour will stop in Chattanooga on January 29th. More than a comedy show, it’s a documentary-in-progress about underground comedy. In this segment, we explain what "underground comedy" is and how Chattanooga fits in.
Chris Carroll is getting ready for a big move. Right now, he lives in Chattanooga and covers federal politics for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He'll move to D.C. in early February and be the newspaper's first reporter stationed there in several years. In this interview, Carroll tells us about the job of political reporting and how he interned at The Daily Show.
Barley is one of the main ingredients for some your favorite beverages. In its malt from, the cereal grain is used in almost every single beer. But a Chattanooga man has found a way to use barley for dog biscuits.
Tennessee is big on gun ownership. But how many people actually own guns, and how many carry them on a regular basis? Does the guy behind you in the checkout line at the grocery store have one under his coat?
In this segment, we take a look at how common it is to carry a weapon in Tennessee, and the sometimes unusual places people like to keep them.
Chas Sisk, a political reporter with The Tennessean, joins us to talk about legislative issues Nashville lawmakers will face this year, such as wine sales potentially being allowed in grocery stores and people being allowed to keep guns in their car trunks.
Dr. David Adair, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Chattanooga, is working on a drug treatment that could save pregnant women’s lives. Preeclampsia affects between five and eight percent of all pregnancies, and it’s currently an incurable, sometimes-deadly disease. The FDA recently designated the new drug treatment for fast-track review.
Jennifer Nicholas, the head of Atlanta's Zombie Outbreak Response Team, poses here with a monster.
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How do you prepare for the end of the world? Well, it depends on how the world ends. Here at WUTC, we thought that a zombie outbreak is as likely as anything else. So, we called up Jennifer Nicholas, the head of Atlanta's Zombie Outbreak Response Team, to ask for some advice.
Chosen Productions is one of Chattanooga’s newest audio/video production companies, and they have a huge array of microphones, audio hardware, musical instruments—even a grand piano sitting beside a window overlooking downtown. But all that equipment would be useless without a good engineer sitting behind the console.