The Pulse http://www.chattanoogapulse.com/downloads/5925/download/11.33%20Arts%201.png?cb=535ecaac1fa7eea9fa89794fa8473d75 Chattanooga's Weekly Alternative Newspaper since 2003 en-us © 2014 The Pulse and Brewer Media. All rights reserved. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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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Bienvenue to New Antiques Venue Mostly French adds a bit of savoir faire to the Southside

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The Coolest Cats On The Air Country music fans now have a young, hip option.

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Love Poem to My Batmobile Officer Alex recalls good times with his sweet, sweet Caprice.

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Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere Celebrate with Champagne and sparkling wine.

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Free Will Astrology: August 14, 2014 Homework: “You know what to do and you know how to do it.” True or False? Why? Testify at Truthrooster@gmail.com

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Consider This with Dr. Rick: August 14, 2014 “Some of your expectations will not be met today. Choose joy anyway.” —J. L. Huie

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Caillat Helps Reach for the Stars Siskin StarNight features the Grammy Award winner.

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Get a Taste of Fly Free Fest Thursday This Thursday, Aug. 14, at 9 p.m., The Honest Pint is proud to present a Fly Free Fest preview featuring the music of Danimal Planet, Teaspoon Sun and New Planet.

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Here Leezard, Leezard, Leezard East Ridge 18 plays host to live skewering of “Godzilla”

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Bold Ideas Before Age 20 Maybe those darn kids really are our future...

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Fresh, Impressive, Out-of-the-Ordinary The Kitchen at Union Square is well worth the finding.

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Back to the Future: Visions and Venues Venues with visions stand the test of time, and the Chattanooga Choo Choo is living proof. Built in 1908 from the winning design for an American railroad station, the Terminal Station combined artistic and architectural elements ...

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The Basics About “The Bessie” Chattanoogans are very fortunate to have a cultural institution that is, in fact, famous nationwide: The Bessie Smith Cultural Center, African American Museum & Performance Hall, located in Bessie Smith Hall at 200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd.

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Bye-bye Williams Street, Hello MLK Boulevard Since the summer of 2010, a warm and intimate space on the Southside has become one of Chattanooga’s favorite small music…and readings…and business birthing…and general hanging-out venues.

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Live, Work and Make Art...Under One Roof Those of us in the arts community have seen it time and time again in cities across the country: Artists move in to decaying neighborhoods because of cheap rents for plentiful studio/rehearsal space, help renew those neighborhoods ...

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The Theatre Lights Are Back On Upstairs Upon moving to Chattanooga many moons ago, I was struck most by the arts culture here and knew that I wanted to be a part of it. Fortunately for me, I quickly auditioned for and was cast in a local production.

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Live Theatre Blossoms Anew in Brainerd If you’ve driven through the Missionary Ridge tunnel heading east on Brainerd Road recently, you may have noticed that the space that once housed the Backstage Dinner Theatre, then the Encore Theatre, is back in business.

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Floor-to-Ceiling Expression During the rest of August, Chattanoogans and visitors will probably have no better opportunity to explore the state of the arts here than to spend some time at AVA Gallery.

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Big Red Shoes, Big Red Hearts Cole Porter famously proclaimed, “Be a clown, be a clown/All the world loves a clown.” And only the most extreme sufferers of coulrophobia (fear of clowns) don’t immediately fall in love with the 18 members of ...

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