Jenn Webster

If there was a Chattanooga poetic voice, it would rap while playing the mandolin or take a soothing sip of nettle tea before hollering into a mic in a bardic baritone. Clearly, there’s no such beast. But there is a distinct Chattanooga poetic ... more

Feb 14, 2018 12:25 PM Cover Story

When we hear about a big data breach, it’s typically a big company struggling legal and PR implications. “What is this insurer doing to protect patients’ private health information? How will this big retailer settle with angry customers whose ATM ... more

Jan 3, 2018 11:52 AM Cover Story

Brandon Carruth, owner and lead designer of Chatt Christmas, experienced a moment of bewilderment when he got the call. He’d applied for a dream job—to help decorate the White House for the holidays—and forgotten all about it. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:59 PM Features

Maybe it’s the time of the year. At Walmart, the Day of the Dead merchandise smiles toothily—cheerful skeletons painted with roses and decked with jaunty top hats. When I see the Halloween décor, I think I should probably be doing some sort of ... more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM Cover Story

The routes to crafty art are diverse. Some people apprentice with masters; others follow their hearts through a labyrinth of experimentation; still others acquire formal training and credentials. Julie Whitehead, BFA, studied fiber arts at ... more

Sep 27, 2017 12:49 PM Cover Story

Commuters from Lookout Mountain to downtown are used to seeing Wheland Foundry rising on their left, iconic but empty. Trespassers have seen the structure floating above them, dim and airy as Monet’s Gare Saint-Lazare. With the extension of the ... more

Sep 20, 2017 12:05 PM City Life

Chattanooga’s podcasting—and whether you like noir radio drama, current events or geeky fandom, there’s likely local-focused audio out there for you. If you want to keep up with urban development and education politics, check out The Camp House. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:24 PM Cover Story

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 ... more

Aug 16, 2017 12:24 PM Cover Story

Come to Barking Legs Theater this Sunday to have your senses snared and your soul shaken. “ASYLUM: After Dark, The SapioSexual Experience”, is a new kind of entertainment designed to appeal to all the senses, including the inward eye and even the ... more

Aug 9, 2017 11:02 AM Features

Once upon a time, beer was a craft product, made by the same women who grew the oats, wheat, corn—even pumpkins—they brewed it from. Medieval nuns and housewives brewed beer; so did goodwives in colonial America. As production became more ... more

Jul 26, 2017 11:12 AM Cover Story 1 Comments

Come one, come all! Improv Chattanooga’s co-founders, Kevin Bartolomucci and Steve Disbrow, announce the opening of their home theater, First Draft Theater at 1800 Rossville Avenue, Ste. 106, right beside Wayne-o-Rama. June 30th is the magical ... more

Jun 28, 2017 11:41 AM City Life

The dancers gather at Point Park. Dressed in white, three of them stand by the stone wall. Their arms arch into S-curves, then undulate with a movement that ripples down their bodies. The bend to the ground as if they’re gathering something, then ... more

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM Features 1 Comments

The Water of Life. Whiskey. Uisce beatha. Then there’s beoir. Beer, that is. Add a little green food coloring. And of course, I remember some vicious purple bruises from my elementary school days “pinches” because I didn’t wear green. Nowadays, ... more

Mar 15, 2017 11:12 AM Cover Story

A frosty rain is falling. It’s Dec. 4 and the tenth, undeveloped floor of the Edney Innovation Center is chilly, dusty, but bustling with purpose as members of Commix Dance Crew shoot a music video. “We’re not smiling?” “We’re not smiling.” more

Feb 1, 2017 10:26 AM Cover Story

Known as “hasyayoga”, the Laughter Yoga discipline originated in India and has quickly spread throughout the world. A class feels like a combination of breathing practice and creative movement workshop, though that doesn’t capture the full ... more

Jan 18, 2017 12:41 PM City Life

Barking Legs’ offerings are varied, rich and constant. House shows, under the aegis of Contemporary Performing Arts of Chattanooga (CoPAC), include dance, folk, jazz, blues, comedy, improvisational ... more

Nov 9, 2016 12:49 PM Cover Story

For years, 212 Market has garnered awards across the state and even nationally. The restaurant has blossomed since its inception—way back in 1992, during the Tennessee Aquarium’s construction. In fact, it’s Chattanooga’s oldest organic ... more

Oct 26, 2016 1:08 PM Dining Out

People are moving toward Mediterranean, vegan or even raw-food diets. Yet we Southerners keep eating breaded, fried everything. Maybe it’s not so much that we’re married to fried foods any more. Maybe our love has evolved into a series of illicit ... more

Sep 7, 2016 1:01 PM Cover Story

“What I’m about is reinvention,” says Carll, who began her career as a graphic designer in Atlanta, then became a successful figurative painter before the Recession. Unlike many artists, she says, she met success early in her career and came ... more

Aug 17, 2016 1:05 PM Cover Story

When I arrive at the South Chattanooga Recreation Center in Alton Park, photographer Bob Edens is already waiting for me—a self-described “redneck Tennessee boy” sitting in a well-worn wheelchair next to a white van ... more

Aug 3, 2016 11:28 AM Cover Story

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