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"There is a very large community of people of faith that supports this measure.” more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM News, Views, Rants, Raves

Second year of AVA film project looking for filmmakers, editors and musicians more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Screen

We all know them. The people who roll their eyes at meals and make comments like, “You’re eating white sugar? Don’t you know that’s poison?” Or, “OMG, you so have to start eating clean.” more »

May 18, 2016 11:09 AM News, Views, Rants, Raves

In November 2014, the Koch Foods chicken processing plant in downtown Chattanooga denied reports that an undercover video made by Mercy For Animals showed chickens being scalded alive and shackled ... more »

Apr 13, 2016 2:02 PM News, Views, Rants, Raves

The second day after I moved to Chattanooga in 2006, I was walking across the Walnut Street Bridge with the Chattanooga Cares “Strides of March.” My dear friend Dr. Rick Pimental-Habib had signed us up for the event. more »

Dec 23, 2015 12:14 PM News, Views, Rants, Raves 1 Comments

They examined the masks of Egyptian pharaohs and the exquisite bronze heads cast in the Empire of Benin. And from these, a group of 14 teens, ages 13-16 from East Chattanooga drew inspiration to create images of their ... more »

Dec 2, 2015 1:47 PM Cover Story 1 Comments

For many years now, the performing arts community has been doing a lot of hand-wringing. What will “save” live theatre, opera, classical music and dance in an iEra? Are they doomed to dwindle ... more »

Nov 25, 2015 1:21 PM Features

If Shakespeare were alive and writing today, he’d be a rapper. Both Q Brothers, JQ and GQ, are convinced that the Bard, lyric poet but savvy man of his times, would use his gifts for melodic verse in a form that suits with the 21st century. more »

Oct 21, 2015 12:38 PM Features

Crack! One swing of the bat, and one of the most successful baseball franchises in history—the St. Louis Cardinals—has tied up the game. Well, the Cards didn’t make it to the World Series this year, and won’t be ... more »

Oct 21, 2015 12:38 PM Cover Story

​You’re probably already heading to Bluewater Grille, looking forward, perhaps, to Crispy Crab Risotto Fritters and the Hazelnut Goat Cheese Mahi. more »

Sep 16, 2015 1:00 PM Featured Dining

"Overture, curtains, lights / This is it, you’ll hit the heights / And oh, what heights we’ll hit / On with the show, this is it!” more »

Sep 16, 2015 12:54 PM Features

We turn to music to dance until we drop, pour out our heartbreak and celebrate all kinds of things, but music also literally has the power to heal. You can find out how at Barking Legs on Thursday night ... more »

Sep 9, 2015 11:06 AM News & Notes

Even with our recent 72-page “State of the Arts” issue, we couldn’t include everything that’s happening or about to happen in the pulsating local arts community. So this week, we’re going to update you on several other be-there ... more »

Aug 26, 2015 12:22 PM Features

Helen Burns Sharp does not look ferocious. A pleasant woman with a gentle Southern accent, she seemingly would be at home in a gardening hat and pruning shears. But appearances are deceiving ... more »

Aug 19, 2015 12:05 PM Cover Story

One of our favorite arts organizations, Jazzanooga, has really been ramping it up this year, and we especially love the effort being put into revitalizing what used to be the sizzling “Big Nine” neighborhood. more »

Aug 19, 2015 12:05 PM News & Notes

As an arts destination, Chattanooga is “on the verge,” which is why we at The Pulse picked that phrase as the theme for this year’s “State of the Arts” issue. And by on the verge, we mean ... more »

Aug 12, 2015 1:12 PM Cover Story

ArtsBuild President Dan Bowers was having a meeting with then-Times Free Press President Jason Taylor. Taylor, who also sat on the steering committee for Arts Build’s “Imagine Chattanooga 20/20” initiative ... more »

Aug 12, 2015 12:58 PM Cover Story

Those of us who are not hot-weather fanciers are dreaming of the not-too-distant fall. And so are our friends at Crabtree Farms, who are offering their Fall Garden Kits even as you read this. more »

Aug 5, 2015 3:00 PM The Bowl

It’s been a long, hot summer already. But something cool is SUP. Picture yourself on the sparkling Tennessee River, paddling alongside waterfowl and fish, as the sun gently slides below the horizon. more »

Jul 29, 2015 5:00 PM The Bowl

An elaborate arts event was planned for the night of Thursday, July 16. Then, shockingly, word came of the shootings at the Armed Forces Career Center and the Naval Reserve Center. more »

Jul 22, 2015 1:34 PM News, Views, Rants, Raves

My horoscope this week is suggesting I “scour my brain with silliness.” And what better way to do that than with those adorably goofy guys of First Draft Productions? more »

Jul 15, 2015 1:30 PM News & Notes

One thing you can’t say about the Patten Performances series is that it’s stuck in a rut. Each year, Director Bob Boyer has a few new tricks up his sleeve, and the 2015-16 season is no exception. more »

Jul 1, 2015 2:26 PM Features