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11:19am

Fri August 22, 2014
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Comedian Duncan Trussell Performing at JJ's 8/26

Joel Ruiz joins us to talk about what's new with Chattanooga's underground comedy scene.  Ruiz is a comedian, writer, performer and show producer/promoter.  Through his production company Evatt & Bloom, he's creating film projects, comedy sketches, and more, and is editing the "Organic Tour" documentary about the alternative and underground comedy scenes in cities throughout the Southeast. 

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10:58am

Fri August 22, 2014
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Opening 8/28, Reflections Gallery's New Exhibit Celebrates Books and Book Lovers

Reflections Gallery on Lee Highway has a new exhibition opening next Thursday August 28th. Called Literary Art, the exhibition will feature work by local artists and craftsmen celebrating their love of books. One artist whose work is in the exhibition is Jackie Cory. She says she likes making her own books, but she also enjoys taking them apart and re-shaping them into something else.

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10:02am

Fri August 22, 2014
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Chattanooga Executives Locked-Up for MDA 8/28

Credit Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is hosting the 2014 MDA Executive Lock-Up on August 28th. 

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10:15am

Wed August 20, 2014
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The Ripple Theater Presents 'The Savannah Disputation'

Thelma Cagle, Tracey Gibson and Pat Northcutt performing in "the Savannah Disputation" at the Ripple Theater.
Credit Thomas Goddard

The Ripple Theater, once the home of the Encore Theater, has completed renovations and opened with “The Savannah Disputation” last weekend. 

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4:30pm

Tue August 19, 2014
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'Wine For Wags' Fundraiser to Benefit East TN Alliance for Animals 8/21

Members of the East Tennessee Alliance for Animals join us to discuss their fundraiser, which is coming up August 21st at 212 Market Restaurant.

From their Web page:

We are a 501(c)(3) non profit organization founded in May of 2010. Our focus is education regarding humane treatment of companion animals and sharing the message of the importance of spaying and neutering your dogs and cats.

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1:55pm

Tue August 19, 2014
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Celebrate the Purple Lady's Birthday with the Chattanooga Zoo 8/20

Credit Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo is hosting a Perfectly Purple Celebration on Wednesday August 20, 2014  in celebration of the 80th  birthday of the Purple Lady. 

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1:34pm

Tue August 19, 2014
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The Scenic City Chorus Is Singing Saturday August 23, 2014

Credit Scenic City Chorus

The Scenic City Chorus presents their annual show on Saturday, August 23rd at the Frierson Theater on the campus of the Girls Preparatory School starting at 7:00 pm. 

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10:00am

Fri August 15, 2014
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Turning a Parking Space Into a Park

Credit River City Company

On September 19th from 10 am to 4 pm parking in downtown Chattanooga won't be just for cars.  Park(ing) Day will transform the parking spaces into small parks and interactive urban spaces. 

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3:32pm

Wed August 13, 2014
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Climate Chattanooga Renewable Energy Festival Coming up 8/16

The Cool Down Chattown Climate Chattanooga Renewable Energy Festival will happen Saturday, August 16th at the Crash Pad.  Sandy Kurtz from the Chattanooga Healthy Energy for Everyone coalition joins us for an interview about the free festival and the new coalition.  In this interview, we also speak about the future of renewable energy with Chris Ann Lunghino, the Tennessee organizing representative from the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign.

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5:17pm

Tue August 12, 2014
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Choo Choo Chorus Concert Celebrates Disney 8/16

The Choo Choo Chorus is a group of 45 local barbershop harmony singers who sing together and in individual quartets. On August 16th the full Choo Choo Chorus as well as a number of the quartets will be in concert singing songs from Disney movies. Richard Winham talked to the one of the quartets –The Chattanooguys—Marcellus Scott, Bo Christian, David Fleury and Wally Edmondson.

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1:01pm

Tue August 12, 2014
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Live United Day at the Chattanooga Market on August 17th

On August 17th the Chattanooga Market will feature Live United Day with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. 

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12:19pm

Thu August 7, 2014
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Serve and Protect: Sustainable Seafood with the Tennessee Aquarium

Serve and Protect is the annual outreach event that hopes to educate people about sustainable food production practices as well as raise funds to support the Tennessee Aquarium. 

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2:36pm

Wed August 6, 2014
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Southern Brewer's Festival is Now Two Nights of Brews and Boogie: 8/22 & 8/23

This year’s Southern Brewer’s Festival has been expanded to two nights—Friday August 22nd and Saturday August 23rd. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the festival. Richard Winham talked to George Parker—he’s been booking the music for the festival since its inception—he told him this year may be the best yet.

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5:11pm

Fri August 1, 2014
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Free Riverfront Nights Concerts Begin 8/2 with Jacob Powell

Riverfront Nights is back for another season of six shows on the grass beside the Tennessee River.  Jacob Powell kicks off the free concert series on Saturday, August 2nd at 7 p.m.

Jeff Styles appears in this interview to talk about the music and all of the other activities they’ve got planned for this year.

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11:19am

Thu July 31, 2014
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Closed Door Entertainment Presents 'Shrek' Musical August 15 - 17

Grace Kling, who plays Princess Fiona, and Johnny Krause, who plays Shrek, discuss Shrek The Musical.  Closed Door Entertainment is performing it at the Tivoli on August 15th, 16th, and 17th.  More information is at CDE's Web site.

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