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State Of The Arts: On Our Toes in Chattanooga

Across the city, dancers are creating new choreography and reviving old favorites; presenting work in media including video, theater performance and pop-up venues; and working across genres, companies and even disciplines to create new ways of ...



Sometimes it is nice to deflect life for a few minutes to take a moment to look around, to stop and smell the roses if you will. Chattanooga is an incredible city that is flowing with multifarious beauty. Even with the endless views, and the ... more

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Ah, the local music scene. Opinions will vary on its health and longevity and I understand why. It’s a matter of perspective and while there are enough variables at play to draft a pretty impressive thesis, it really comes down to one of two ... more

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What is the state of the theatre scene in Chattanooga? The Pulse sat down with four local directors to find out what they think, starting off with the the simple question: what do you think is the state of theatre in Chattanooga right now? more

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There is no doubt that the Chattanooga film scene has grown enormously from where it used to be. I’ve been covering film in Chattanooga for seven years now and I remember what it was like when I first started—the film scene was without form and ... more

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So far this year, the state of Chattanooga’s Art Galleries has been like a train rolling down the tracks. Steady, smooth, and predictable, with the occasional stop for a cow. There haven’t been very many new galleries opening, and there haven’t ... more

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One museum’s failure was another museum’s success recently as it was announced that the Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Museum would occupy 19,000 square feet of space next door to the Tennessee Aquarium. The space was going to house the ... more

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Novelist and poet Stephen Crane wrote, “Tradition, thou art for suckling children, Thou art the enlivening milk for babes; But no meat for men is in thee.” Tradition has its purpose, sure, but to grow, we must break from tradition. more

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