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Jenn Webster

It’s become almost second nature now. To walk through the city and look at the rhinoceros north of the river (he always seems eager to have the base of his horn scratched, though I’m not sure I should confess to climbing up on his wagon to touch ... Read more

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A couple months ago, someone said to me: “You need to develop a critical aesthetic.” A set of values as a dance critic, essentially. But The Pulse doesn’t write reviews often; we prefer to look forward. So I’ll start with a memory but only as a ... Read more

Between The Bridges

Some arts get you name recognition. Think about Kate Winslet gracing the screen on Titanic. But where would they be without their costumes? You can’t imagine the character Rose without those sumptuous period dresses. Costumes are always on ... Read more

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he small gallery in the School of Visual Art and Design at Southern Adventist University is full of Isaac Duncan III’s art, some of the art is bigger than I am, and behind me are glass walls so people outside can watch people inside looking at ... Read more

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Just when the rest of the world is ready to take a holiday, performing artists across town are gearing up for a busy season. Ballet Tennessee certainly deserves a rest, should they want one—this season, they’ve performed at the Youth and Family ... Read more

Between The Bridges

I have to admit it—I’ve been sleeping on Chattanooga Dance Theatre. The studio in Hixson has just two full-time professional company members, but they partner with a lot of well-known Chattanooga dancers and choreographers, and their student body ... Read more

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From this friday through January 12, The Hunter Museum of American Art will host a profound critique of cultural images of black masculinity: a solo exhibition by artist Noel W. Anderson. Anderson’s work is stark, intriguing, and profoundly moving. Read more

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Big change is happening at Chattanooga Ballet. After the short tenure of artistic director Andrew Parker, a new artistic director—Brian McSween, most recently with Ballet Memphis—has joined Chattanooga Ballet after a national recruiting search. A ... Read more

Between The Bridges

Lupi’s Broad Street location is closed on Monday when I stop by for a visit. I’m about to tap on the door when a big guy carrying a trash bag barrels out. “Dorris?” he says, when I ask for Dorris Shober, owner of Lupi’s Pizza Pies. “She’s here.” Read more

Dining Out

If you’re a longtime Chattanoogan, you’ve probably seen The Pulse around for years. Maybe you used to read a copy at your favorite, now-long-gone Frazier Avenue hippie-dive bar. But believe it or not, this now-venerable weekly was once a baby arts... Read more

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As I bump my way along the gravel road high above the Sequatchie Valley, it occurs to me I’m coming to the oddest place in the world to discuss painting in public—painter Amy Brewer-Davenport’s closest neighbors are crows, lespedeza, and scrub pines. Read more

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J.W. Butts bills himself as a southern artist, and if by some reason you’ve conflated Southern with realism, think again. Butts, a painter with a bold, colorful style, shines the light fantastic on everything he touches. Now, J.W. Butts is coming ... Read more

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The music starts high and thrilling. Quick electronic arpeggios evolve and repeat. The dancers drop, rise, pump a fist in the air, spin, skip, lean back, repeat. Each woman’s movement is a little offset from the others, filling the stage with ... Read more

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“It almost brings me to tears.” I’m talking with Allyson Ford, GRI, real estate agent with Crye-Leike, in a spacious conference space at her office, and she’s not actually crying—she’s smiling. “I had a liberal arts background, psychology, arts ... Read more

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Heath Haley and Melanie McIntyre of CBD American Shaman Chattanooga are on a mission: to provide Chattanoogans abundant access to an organic product they believe can relieve pain and anxiety, induce tranquil rest, and encourage mental clarity. Read more

Business Briefs

It takes a minute for your eyes to adjust to the dim interior. Then you hear it—the clicks, thumps, buzzers, and bells of the dozens of pinball machines and vintage electronic games lining the walls of Chattanooga’s Classic Arcade Pinball Museum. Read more

Business Briefs

The geniuses behind London Calling have a new idea, and it’s called LUAU. Remember Passageways 2.0? Remember the glittering triangles that canopy the Cherry Street entrance to Cooper’s Alley? If you follow that shining passage back to the alley ... Read more

Dining Out

Make your own indigo designs at the Exploring Indigo Dyeing and Shibori workshop at Townsend Atelier on Sunday, June 2. These most-of-the-day sessions, hosted by teacher and textile artist Aaron Sanders Head, sold out handily during 2018. Seize ... Read more

News & Notes

Confession: ever since I was an awkward kid in knee socks and pigtails, I’ve been a little worried about fashion. The arts of clothing and styling seemed to me like: 1) Something everyone else was good at; 2) Something I was bad at; and ... Read more

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Chattanooga is known for our strong history in folk and bluegrass music, as well as Appalachian storytelling. Caney Creek Company falls in the sweet spot of that triangle. Their second album, Tall Tale, has just dropped and they’ll be celebrating ... Read more

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Walking through the door of Encore Consignment Boutique near the intersection of Tremont Street and Hixson Pike, I start smiling. Maybe it’s the Kate Spade bag dangling overhead, creamy pink in color with pops of hot apricot. Read more

Business Briefs

What are you doing this Saturday? If you don’t know yet, the answer is: Going to Chattanooga Zine Fest 2018! Held at the downtown library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Zine Fest is organized by Chattanooga Public Library along with UTC’s graphic ... Read more

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January 26, 2020

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January 30, 2020

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January 31, 2020

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February 1, 2020