The Pulse http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/downloads/5923/download/11.33%20Front%20Pull.png?cb=95205f7e568211c00ffea8f8798de30e Chattanooga's Weekly Alternative Newspaper since 2003 en-us © 2014 The Pulse and Brewer Media. All rights reserved. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Flash Mobs With Easels? There is a lot of talk about supporting the arts, but little discussion of supporting the artists who make the art.

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EdiToon: August 28, 2014 http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-28%2C-2014/ http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-28%2C-2014/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Why Wait to Innovate? Right now the goal of the meetup community, and also of the entire organization, is to build the support system for kids who feel like they need to be doing something.”

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Storyteller Jim Pfitzer heads to New Mexico Chattanooga master storyteller Jim Pfitzer has had a busy year so far. His fall schedule is keeping him even busier—and taking him to New Mexico!

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’Night, Mother The failing heartbeat of a dying mother resonates as the saddest sound in human experience. The Faulkes Chronicle tells the story of an American family whose mother is dying, whose beloved life leaches away like the color fading...

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Book ’Em, Danno! Literature is an art form in and of itself, but more than 20 local exhibitors are bringing new meaning to “literary art” that goes beyond the contents of the book, the illustrations, and the cover.

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Pulse Picks: Julie Scoggins & more... Julie Scoggins at The Comedy Catch, Home School Workshop at The Hunter, “The Savannah Disputation” at The Ripple Theater, and a Hot Rod Auto Show at the Chattanooga Market.

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Tribute to a True Original In the year and a half since the passing of native Chattanoogan Dennis Palmer—musician, visual artist and educator—it has become abundantly clear that his influence and inspiration is still deeply felt in the community...

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Rock You By The Water If you haven’t yet made it down to the 9th Annual Riverfront Nights series, this Saturday might just be the time to get down to (and on) the riverfront.

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Pulse Picks: Jacob Johnson & more... Jacob Johnson at the Chattanooga Market, The Dismembered Tennesseans at Point Park, The Beaters at Rhythm & Brews, and Strung Like a Horse at Pokey's.

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Torrential Waves, Metal Progression Tir Asleen is a five-piece band from Georgia you need to hear. And you will if you come within a mile of their shows.

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The People We Once Were “​The One I Love” is a film that illustrates the diversity of the romantic comedy category. A significant part of the film explores the differences between idealized versions of a partner.

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A Frightening Ass Film Fest Do you love movies? Do you love scary movies? Do you love making scary movies? If you answered yes to all three questions, have we got an event for you: the Frightening Ass Film Fest Four.

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Bartender, Make Mine Gezellig Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to travel a little bit. And one of the places that I inevitably end up visiting is Amsterdam. The reason for this is that it’s a lot like Atlanta when traveling in the States.

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Consider This with Dr. Rick: August 28, 2014 “Well-being is making its way to you at all times. If you will relax and find a way to allow it, it will be your experience.” — Abraham-Hicks

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Free Will Astrology: August 28, 2014 Homework: Imagine it’s 40 years from now and you’re telling God the worst things and best things you ever did. What would they be? Testify at FreeWillAstrology.com

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Protect And Serve While I am loath to broach the topic after the media circus that has (clearly unintentionally) caused its own media circus regarding the audacity of police to respond aggressively to having shots fired ...

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Crossword Solution for August 21, 2014 "Bebop" -- try to keep up!

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What Is UnifiEd and How Can It Change Our Schools? Everyone has a personal story about education, because it affects each and every one of us. Whether it is a heartwrenching story of lost opportunities or a tear-inspiring tale ...

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EdiToon: August 21, 2014 http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-21%2C-2014/ http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-21%2C-2014/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Consider This with Dr. Rick: August 21, 2014 “Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.” — Swedish Proverb

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Even More Reasons to Save The Date There’s so much going on in the local arts community that even our big State of the Arts issue last week couldn’t get it all in, so here’s another helping of events and info arts-lovers’ inquiring minds will want to know…

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Battling To End All Food Deserts When I moved to North Chattanooga in 2000, I would ask various community leaders when a grocery store was going to open in the area. “You’ll have to settle for Bueller’s,” one guy told me...

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To Market, To Market Each Day of the Week This past Monday, the Lookout Farmers Market kicked off their newest market location with a grand opening ceremony at Hamilton Place.

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The Most Efficient Car in America Is... It’s easy to make a claim for fuel efficiency. A small engine, some battery packs, regenerative braking, low-rolling resistance tires and high-efficiency electric motors and your ads can say your Chevy Volt is EPA rated at 98eMPG.

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Trading for Green Spaces You’re a homeowner who either needs to build a new house or make some major changes to the one you have. Then consider this statement from a recent presentation to the Remodelers’ Council by local nonproft green|spaces...

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The Eternal Lightness of Growing Up Life is a collection of small moments that rarely add up to large ones. Very few of us will have a time when we stand against the world, battered by the storm, to be counted among those who have left a mark on history.

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Look, Up In The (Stormy) Sky! One of the more unlikely television film successes in recent memory was SyFy’s instant cult classic “Sharknado”. When it aired, the sheer ridiculousness of the plot (and the acting, and the effects) made it a viral sensation...

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Still Unnamed, But This EP Is Radio-Ready As much as we tend to eschew labels (particularly in music), there is nothing inherently wrong with them. They have a place and a function. The trouble arises when we attach too much significance to a label...

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Getting Kids Jazzy With It One key—the key—to becoming a good musician is practice, practice, practice. Most legendary musicians first picked up their instruments at young ages and spent the rest of their lives playing...

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Pulse picks: Jimmy Tawater & more... Jimmy Tawater & The Power Players Band, The Scarlet Love Conspiracy, River City Hustlers, Sandra McCracken, The Coathangers, Pagiins, and Folk Killer highlight a busy weekend.

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Embracing Electronics, Hammering Gleefully Phil Kay invites escapes, White Reaper isn’t afraid to rawk

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An Evening of Home-Cooked Flavor-Tripping I sat across from my dinner guests, hand outstretched and palm up, offering each of them a small red tablet. “Let it dissolve on your tongue before we begin,” I instructed. They each had a look of curious anticipation...

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The Fabric of Their Lives Our friends at Garuda Screenprinting, already known for fine-quality screen prints, have now added screen-printed fabric to their art offerings.

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Pulse picks: Jon Reep & more... Jon Reep at The Comedy Catch, Southern Brewers Festival on the river, Chattanooga Roller Girls at the Convention Center, and “Keely & Du” at ETC.

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Squeeze ’Em or Leave ’Em Go order a Corona. Between you and that beer is the ever-present, never-requested wedge of lime. A limeless Corona is the unicorn nobody is looking for.

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Free Will Astrology: August 21, 2014 Homework: What idea, feeling, or attitude are you enslaved to? What can you do to escape your slavery? Write Truthrooster@gmail.com

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One Cop’s View of Ferguson, Missouri You can believe you are right. You can believe that your first hearing of a tragic story is absolutely, completely accurate with zero margin for error and just run with it...

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Crossword Solution for August 14 "Any Questions?" -- save them until the end.

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Global Snap, Crackle, Pop Energy efficiency is not sexy. You can’t really see it. You can’t point to it. But it has enormous potential to affect the planet’s growing thirst for power. According to a recent World Energy Outlook report...

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The Once and Future Barking (Legs) The legs are silent. For now. Barking Legs Theater went dark a few weeks ago for renovations. The iconic green legs that sprouted from the ceiling like dancing stalactites have been stored for safekeeping.

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EdiToon: August 14, 2014 http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-14%2C-2014/ http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/beginnings/rick-baldwin-editoon/editoon%3A-august-14%2C-2014/ Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT Crossword Solution for August 7, 2014 "Metric Feet" -- a conversion diversion.

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Pulse Picks: Jeff Miller & more... Jeff Miller at the Chattanooga Market, Live Bluegrass at Whole Foods, The Bohannons at JJ's, and the Sean Rivers Band at Rhythm & Brews,

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Pulse Picks: Rodney Perry & more... Rodney Perry at the Comedy Catch, A Canoe Tour of the Battlefield, Benefit Music Sale at Memorial, and the Mud Run at Greenway Farm.

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Local Releases From Old-Time to Noir-Avant-Funk Chattanooga’s music scene continues to diversify.

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The State of the (All Kinds of) Arts Our annual State of the Arts issue focuses on our changing venues.

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Think Green to Make Green Recent Business Forward event highlighted green investment opportunities.

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Art, Life not Black-and-White ETC’s “Keely & Du” tackles polarizing issue

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Somewhere, He’s Making ’Em Laugh As this is The Pulse’s State of the Arts issue, we would like to pay tribute to a man who contributed vastly to the American arts community: Robin Williams.

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