The Pulse http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/downloads/6176/download/11.45%20CD%20Thompson.png?cb=24d8d518778312da164567bb7205ff94 Chattanooga's Weekly Alternative Newspaper since 2003 en-us © 2014 The Pulse and Brewer Media. All rights reserved. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:38:17 GMT Crossword Solution: November 13, 2014 “A Numb Joke” -- I can’t feel my sense of humor!

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EdiToon: November 20, 2014 http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-november-20%2C-2014/ http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-november-20%2C-2014/ Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:36:00 GMT Maybe You Drive By Him Every Day He’s been on duty for 126 years, standing sentry through rain, sleet, snow and dark of night. When he began his watch, the population of Chattanooga was 29,000.

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Zen Group Collecting Materials For Prison Donation For more than a year, the Chattanooga Zen Center has been participating in an outreach program at Walker State Prison, sometimes leading a class on Buddhism for groups of inmates...

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You’ve Got Moving! What could be more about brawn over brains than a moving company, right? A smelly diesel truck, a two-wheeled dolly and a pair of beefy guys beside you whistling while they work. And maybe breaking your stuff.

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Pass the Venison and the Nasaump Thanksgiving is unquestionably the day when we as a nation fully turn our focus to family and food. We reconnect with loved ones, and make our best effort towards putting gratitude at the center of the feasting...

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Something For Every Rocker JJ’s Bohemia is stacked with great, local rock n’ roll artists this weekend. If you love a good rock song, JJ’s is the place Saturday and Sunday for two nights of face-melting, soul-lifting music.

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Ambivalent Lovers’ Tribute to Queen Is Back at R&B Back in January, the Lovers (Amber Fults, Travis Kilgore, Hunter White, Hayley Graham and Butch Ross) put together a night of Queen at Rhythm & Brews backed up by a 20-voice choir and string sextet, no less.

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From Prog to Grit to Funk Pay any attention at all to the local scene and you can’t help but notice that Backup Planet has become a household name.

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Pulse Picks: Kevn Kinney & more... Longtime Chattanooga favorite, and frontman for the seminal rock band Drivin' N' Cryin', Kevn comes to town for a one-man intimate show on the Southside.

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Otherworldly Sacred Vocals, Raucous Chugging Vibes Darius Jones gets spacey, Outrageous Cherry noodles

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Consider This: November 20, 2014 “The best comfort I could offer was to just let her tell her story.” -— Mary Anne Radmacher

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Looking For Mrs. Good Person In Bertolt Brecht’s play “The Good Person of Setzuan,” three gods come to Earth in search of a good person. When they only find one—a woman who cannot say no to her selfish neighbors—the gods reward the woman’s kindness.

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Whose War Is It Anyway? Audience members may find themselves feeling uncomfortably complicit with Aleksey Scherbak’s hypocritical “motherland” in the Ensemble Theater Company of Chattanooga’s current production of “Colonel Pilate.”

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Pulse Picks: The Midnight Swinger & more... The Midnight Swinger combines the style and cool of a '60s Las Vegas performer with the flash and excitement of a 21st century Super Bowl halftime extravaganza.

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Chattanooga Film Festival Calls for Submissions After a very succesful first year, the second annual Chattanooga Film Festival is slated for April 2-5 of next year at the Carmike Majestic and other locations around Chattanooga.

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The Birdman of Broadway The lives of actors and their love of theater tends to be relatively common story in Hollywood. Screenwriters live in that world, occupying a profession where everything is riding on one idea, or one presentation, or one last shot.

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There Will Be Bloody Marys Recently, Food Network’s New York City Wine & Food Festival, in conjunction with “Chopped” and Absolut Vodka, held a competition for the best Bloody Mary in America.

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Free Will Astrology: November 27, 2014 Homework: Is there any place in your life where you think you’re doing your best but in fact you could do better? Testify at Freewillastrology.com

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Fight Or...Well...Fight “NOBODY PUTS BABY IN THE CORNER!” my partner cried as he took our customer to the ground in a surprisingly graceful rotating arm-bar takedown.

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EdiToon: November 13, 2014 http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-november-13%2C-2014/ http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-november-13%2C-2014/ Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT A Penalty Flag For Stereotypes Breaking down the walls of female stereotypes is a truly daunting task. Women have proven over and over that they are capable of fulfilling roles that have been labled “male only” ...

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Chattanooga, You Don’t Look A Day Over 170 Most of us are used to having a big celebration for birthday milestones like the first, the 16th, the 18th, the 21st, the 50th, and sometimes the 100th.

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Going the Distance, Interstellar Style You may have noticed that I have more than a few pet peeves. One of the biggest is the use of imprecise terminology in popular culture ...

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Rippling Hips For Charity This is a music column, a space reserved for information about local and regional bands, their shows, their music and all things related. I was recruited specifically to write about such things

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Pulse Picks: Josh Gilbert & more... ​With a passionate and soulful voice, Josh Gilbert’s music features a dynamic vocal range, creative and catchy hooks, tight rhythms and picturesque lyrics.

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Are We Going Back to “Drill, Baby, Drill”? The midterm election is over, and with it, its ads. Given the outcome, however, those who care about the environment should urge continued gridlock in Congress.

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Kiwi Indie Rock, Brit Free Improv Kilgour invigorates, Frith and Butcher nourish and perplex

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The Artist Emerges and Evolves Take a long look at “Emerge,” the largest sculpture in Shadow May’s new exhibit at AVA. At more than three feet tall, the clay piece is impressive simply for its size—but there’s much more to the story than that.

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End Justifies The Means? The Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga (ETC) has demonstrated a commitment to develop and present new plays and musicals. “Colonel Pilate”—the latest incarnation of that commitment—debuts on Thursday, Nov. 13.

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Great Fiction, Mediocre Science Good science fiction always asks complicated questions. The high-water mark of the genre is its willingness to confuse and obfuscate in the name of narrative integrity, rather than compromising the subject’s complexity ...

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Braving The Wild River Southeastern Tennessee is no stranger to Hollywood. Recent productions of “42” and “Water for Elephants” spent a good bit of time in the Scenic City (and surrounding areas).

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A Spirited Love Story Legend says the origins of amaretto date back to the Italian Renaissance. In 1525, Bernardino Luini, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s pupils, was commissioned to paint a series of frescoes featuring the Madonna ...

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Welcome to the Fast Lane “It’s such bullshit,” said Young Chattanoogan #1. He was referring to a speed-reduction initiative taking place on Highway 153 a week ago. And by “speed-reduction initiative,” I mean a carpet-bombing of cops ...

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Crossword Solution: November 6, 2014 “Lucky Number Seven” -- for the 700th Jonesin’ puzzle.

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Light Goes the Weather-wind The Camp House is hosting folk-pop band Bombadil this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Taking their name from J.R.R. Tolkien’s charismatic forest-dweller Tom Bombadil, the band takes advantage of the connection ...

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Pulse Picks: Aida Rodriguez & more... A Top 8 finalist in 2014’s Last Comic Standing, her edgy, raw and in-your-face style of comedy has set her apart during the six years she has been entertaining audiences.

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Consider This: November 13, 2014 “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

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Free Will Astrology: November 13, 2014 What’s the bravest thing you ever did? What will be the next brave thing you do? Testify at Truthrooster@gmail.com

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If Santa Claus Wore Shades and Flip-Flops It’s almost sunset on Oyster Bay on Alabama’s Gulf Shores, and the captain pilots your boat into the perfect place to watch the flaming ball descend into the water.

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Big Holiday, Big Fun, Big Easy New Orleans knows how to celebrate the season. Be there. Twinkling Christmas tree lights, snowman-printed gift wrap, local radio stations blaring traditional carols– it’s no surprise the holiday season is dubbed “the most wonderful time ...

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Finding Utopia on the Cumberland Plateau 1880. Thomas Hughes, British utopian reformer and author of the classic “Tom Brown’s Schooldays,” arrives in a remote area on the Cumberland Plateau, fired up with a new scheme.

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One Man, One Vote, One Opinion Tuesday morning, Nov. 4, dawned cold and clear. My quiet neighborhood showed few signs of life, but here and there a porch light shone, a roof vent spouted steam from a warm kitchen, and a dog or two bounded around the fenced confines ...

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Fun Is Normal At Chattanooga’s Favorite Palooza Looking for the perfect way for the family to enjoy these last few days of nice fall weather? Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for this year’s NormalPalooza.

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Learning to Love Our Emotional Scar Tissue My new rescue pup, Lily Pad, has knee problems. So we’re addressing this with something called “prolotherapy,” which, unlike invasive surgeries, requires a series of injections that stimulate the body’s ability to create scar tissue.

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Soul Mechanic Raises the Bar The second annual Fly Free Fest came and went last month and was, by all accounts, a HUGE success. There’s no doubt a great deal of goodness came out of the event with one shining example being the latest release from Soul Mechanic ...

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Head Out to The Honest Pint on Wednesday Nights Tenacious D once described open mic night thusly: “Learn to Play Guitar in Front of an Audience.” Hey, it can be like that sometimes, but it can also be a tremendous opportunity for musicians of all stripes ...

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We Love You Camp House Coffeehouse/venue The Camp House has been serving high-quality espresso and music for over four years now. The Williams Street location has been well used by authors, creative groups, musicians and communities ...

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Pulse Picks: Sweet Georgia Sound & more... Musical Moose at The Honest Pint, Amber Fults at The Office, Robin Trower at Track 29, and Sweet Georgia Sound at the Market.

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Forty Years of Greatness, Some Good Years of Homage Richard Thompson sums it up, The Aislers Set reissues.

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