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11:04am

Wed December 17, 2014
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12/19 - 21, WEAVE's Christmas Dance Show Features Funk, Hip Hop, Ballet & More

WEAVE dancers rehearse for their holiday show in this YouTube video.
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When WEAVE Dance Company performs their Christmas show at Barking Legs on December 19th, 20th & 21st, it won't be a typical Nutcracker ballet.  WEAVE blends eclectic dance styles: Contemporary-Funk, Abnormal Ballet, Hip Hop and more.  Shows are at 7:30 pm on the 19th and 20th  and at 2:30 pm on the 21st.  Tickets are available here.

The company also offers classes for amateur and professional dancers, ages 8 and up.

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1:29pm

Thu December 11, 2014
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The Civil Air Patrol Places Wreaths at Chattanooga National Cemetery

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Wreaths Across America honors fallen heroes by placing holiday wreaths on graves at National Cemeteries and locations world wide. 

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12:21pm

Thu December 11, 2014
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Family Holiday Experiences are Happening Both Inside and on Top of Lookout Mountain

Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights is celebrating 20 years of lighting up the top of Lookout Mountain and Ruby Falls is opening a portion of the caverns rarely seen with their new Christmas Underground.

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11:43am

Thu December 11, 2014
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Choral Arts of Chattanooga Presents 'Wonderful Peace' Holiday Concert 12/13

Choral Arts of Chattanooga will perform a holiday concert on December 13th at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Michael Devine, the group's new artistic director, joins us for a conversation about the concert and about his background.  As a child, he was one of a small number of Americans to be part of the world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir.

From the Choral Arts Facebook page:

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4:53pm

Mon December 8, 2014
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Hunter Museum Features Holiday Tree Tradition + NY Times Photo Exhibit

The Hunter Museum of American Art's Chief Curator Nandini Makrandi and the Director of Communications Hannah Legg join us to discuss two highlights currently at the museum: the New York Times Magazine Photographs exhibit and the Holidays at the Hunter trees.  Decorated by local small businesses and nonprofits, the trees

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3:06pm

Tue December 2, 2014
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Houston Museum Invites Public to Celebrate Christmas with Authentic English Afternoon Tea 12/7

On December 7 from 1 to 4 pm, The Houston Museum is hosting an English tea to celebrate the Christmas holidays. As they did last year, they are partnering with Denise Sarjant, an English lady from Birmingham, who makes authentic English teas year- round as Tea M’Lady. Richard Winham talked to Mrs. Sarjant who began by explaining the correct way to brew a cup of tea.

From the museum's Web site:

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2:07pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Chattanooga Holiday Market Opens December 6th

From a media release:

Beginning next weekend, December 6th & 7th, the Chattanooga Market will once again move it's local shopping indoors to the Chattanooga Convention Center for the holiday season.  An annual tradition, folks from Chattanooga and area cities will come to find unique hand-crafted gifts for their friends and family.  

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1:23pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Holiday Lights Brighten the Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo is celebrating the holidays in style with evening strolls through holiday lights, half price Wednesdays, and a special wish list for the animals. 

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12:22pm

Mon December 1, 2014
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Amani Holiday Sale 12/4 - 12/6 Benefits African Refugees

Amani Ya Juu is a fair trade sewing and economic development program for marginalized women in Africa.  Amani is an international program, and its distribution center is located in here Chattanooga at 420 S.

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12:54pm

Wed November 26, 2014
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Stretch Your Legs Walking the Stuffing Strut on Thanskgiving

The Stuffing Strut 5K starts 8:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning at Chester Frost Park. 

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11:54am

Mon November 24, 2014
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Mainx24: All Day, All Night Southside Festival Features 100+ Events

Monica and Adam Kinsey join us for an overview of Mainx24, an annual festival that takes place on Chattanooga's Southside every December.  This year's Mainx24 will feature twenty-four hours of activities such as musical performances, open houses, an Art Bike Rodeo, a parade, art exhibits, a silent disco, and special offerings for children.  It starts the morning of December 6th.  More information is on Facebook and at the

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1:03pm

Tue November 18, 2014
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Grateful Gobbler Benefits the Shelter for Homeless Families

The 15th annual Grateful Gobbler 5K starts 8:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th at Coolidge Park. 

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1:29pm

Thu November 13, 2014
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On 11/15, Hot Chocolate Run on the Collegedale Greenway to Benefit D9

D9 is a newly formed fundraising foundation for all of the schools K-12 in the Ooltewah area. Rita Newman, one of the members on the D9 board, joins us to talk about the foundation and its goals.

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12:17pm

Thu November 13, 2014

12:09pm

Thu November 13, 2014
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Read20 Teams Up With Barnes & Noble for a Book Drive and Fundraiser to Support Literacy

Read20  promotes reading to children at least 20 minutes a day in support of literacy as well as providing age appropriate books for children in the region.  Now until December 27 Barnes and Noble Booksellers are working to provide books to be distributed by Read20.  

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