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10:29pm

Sat March 14, 2015
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UTC Presents 3 Works for Piano & Violin on 3/16

Three great American works for violin and piano will be performed at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Monday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. Guest artists Ching-Yi Lin, violinist, and Zachary Lopes, pianist, are both highly accomplished musicians on the faculty of western Kentucky University. Their program will include sonatas by John Corigliano, who is well-known both for his film scores and his concert music; William Bolcom, whose work sometimes borrows influences from popular music; and Charles Ives, who was one of the most inventive of all American composers.

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10:02am

Thu March 12, 2015
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Money School Helps Plan For Financial Future

Credit Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) is working with local organizations and agencies to provide information on financial management. 

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12:12pm

Tue March 10, 2015
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'Barefoot in the Park' Opens at the Colonnade Theater March 20th

Credit Back Alley Productions

Back Alley Productions presents Neil Simon's 'Barefoot in the Park' on March 20, 21, 27 and 28 in Ringgold GA. 

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11:43am

Tue March 10, 2015
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The Songs of Humpback Whales Heard at the IMax

Humpback Whales 3D is the new movie showing at the IMax theater downtown Chattanooga.  

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11:27am

Tue March 10, 2015
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The Vienna Boys Choir Will Perform at the Tivoli

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform at the Tivoli March 13th at 7:30 pm. 

The American Guild of Organist are hosting the choir.  My guests are Sheryl Horton from the American Guild of Organists and Michael Devine, artistic director of the Choral Arts of Chattanooga.

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11:03am

Tue March 10, 2015
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Women Groundbreakers are Telling Their Stories in Chattanooga Library 3/10

Deborah Levine, a Harvard-trained cultural anthropologist, has spent her life trying to help people feel comfortable talking about uncomfortable topics. One of the ways she’s found for people to address awkward and difficult topics is through story-telling. This evening (Tuesday March 10, 2015) in the auditorium in the Chattanooga Public Library downtown, Dr. Levine is sponsoring a presentation by a group of women who have made successful careers in Science Technology and Math. The so-called STEM fields are still largely dominated by men, but Dr.

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4:58pm

Wed March 4, 2015
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ArtsBuild Honors Mai Bell Hurley on 3/10

Dan Bowers and Mary Kilbride join us to talk about the 2015 Ruth Holmberg Arts Leadership Award honoring Mai Bell Hurley.  Dan Bowers is the President of ArtsBuild, and Mary Kilbride is one of the people chairing the event on March 10th from 6 to 8 pm at the Hunter Museum.

From the ArtsBuild Web site:

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3:55pm

Thu February 26, 2015
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Registration Open for Colon Cancer Foundation's 2015 Rump Run

Dr. Marshall Horton and Charlotte Smith joins us to talk about the 2015 Rump Run.  Dr. Horton is a Chattanooga gastroenterologist who is on the board of the Greater Chattanooga Colon Cancer Foundation.  Charlotte Smith and her daughter are colon cancer survivors.

From the event's Web site:

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2:41pm

Thu February 26, 2015
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Southern Lit Alliance Invites Volunteer Applications for the 2015 Celebration of Southern Literature

From a media release:

The Southern Lit Alliance is accepting volunteer applications for the 2015 Celebration of Southern Literature, the premier literary event of the South.

The $35 volunteer package includes a full ticket to the 3-day program at the Tivoli Theatre, as well as a ticket to the opening reception with the writers at the new UTC library (a total value of $65).

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5:15pm

Tue February 24, 2015
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41st Annual Houston Museum Antique Sale Opens 2/27

The Houston Museum in Chattanooga houses the huge collection of antiques amassed by Anna Safley Houston. Mrs. Houston ran a retail store in a converted barn where she offered parts of her collection for sale—but only to people she liked. Many people were refused even entry to the store, but these days her huge collection of antique furniture and glass is open to everyone at The Houston Museum in the Bluff View arts District. One of the ways the museum supports itself is with an annual Antique sale.

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12:06pm

Wed February 18, 2015
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Murder Mystery Dinner 2/26 to Benefit Humane Educational Society

Bob Citrullo, Executive Director of the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga, took over in December of 2013.  In this interview, he talks about his first year as the executive director; challenges and long-term goals for the organization; how they're more than just an animal shelter; and creative ways to raise funds, including their upcoming murder mystery dinner.

Buy tickets and find more information at their Web site:

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11:48am

Tue February 17, 2015
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On 3/7, Med Rock Battle of the Bands Will Raise Funds for Scholarship

Linda Benton from the Chattanooga Hamilton County Medical Society Alliance joins us to discuss the second annual Med Rock Battle of The Bands, which will raise money for a scholarship fund.  We're also speaking with Courtney Green, a freshman at The University of Georgia, who won last year's $10,000 award.

From a media release:

What: 2nd Annual  Med Rock :Battle of the Physician Bands 2015 

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11:22am

Tue February 17, 2015
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League of Women Voters Holds Organizational Meeting Feb. 23

The Chattanooga members-at-large Unit of the League of Women Voters of Tennessee (LWVTN) will hold an informational meeting for anyone, male or female, interested in joining the local LWV on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Downtown Library.

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11:20am

Tue February 17, 2015
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'Pregnant Chicks Get Fat and Other Legal Discoveries' Lecture at UTC 2/23

From a media release:

The Women's Studies Spring 2015 Speaker Series invites you to our first lecture:

"Pregnant Chicks Get Fat and Other Legal Discoveries"

Dr. Michelle Deardorff

Professor and Department Head

Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management

Monday, February 23, 2015

Raccoon Mountain Room, University Center

Refreshments at 5:00pm, lecture begins at 5:30pm

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11:15am

Tue February 17, 2015
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Writer Jan Phillips Coming to Chattanooga for a Two-Day Performance & Workshop on 2/20, 2/21

Stone Soup is a group of seven ladies who meet regularly for lunch, for conversations about life’s questions—and for fun. During one meeting one lady introduced the others to the writer, teacher, poet, musician and philosopher Jan Phillips. They were all so taken with what she had to say that they invited her to come to Chattanooga. Richard Winham talked to Sue Reynolds and Emma Ford, two of the seven members of Stone Soup.

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