Michael Thomas

Opera is a funny thing. Opera is an art form that either sinks into your soul and wraps around your heart or simply leaves you unmoved and unsure what all the fuss is about. If you are new to opera, or simply willing to try something new and find ... more

Jan 24, 2018 10:39 AM News & Notes

For years, Chattanooga film lovers didn’t have a lot of options beyond a few local theaters showing the latest Hollywood offering for a few weeks or so. But like so many other things that have improved culturally in our fair city, movie lovers ... more

Jan 10, 2018 11:27 AM News & Notes

It’s no surprise that The Pulse has long been a champion for the local theater scene, covering productions at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre, The Ensemble Theater of Chattanooga, Back Alley Productions, The Colonnade Center, Covenant College, and ... more

Feb 14, 2018 12:25 PM City Life 1 Comments

After a short absence, the Palace Picture House is back with a new name, The Palace Theater, and a truly unique Valentine’s Day event. The Bad Romance: Anti-Valentines Launch Party kicks off next Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the grand opening of the ... more

Feb 7, 2018 2:53 PM News & Notes

One of the most renowned ballet companies in the world, Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet, comes to the big screen for one night only for a special showing of The Lady of the Camellias. At a theatre performance of ‘Manon Lescaut,’ the young and naive ... more

Jan 31, 2018 11:37 AM News & Notes

The International Film Series at the Heritage House Arts & Civic Center kicks off their 2018 season this Thursday night with a Frank Sinatra classic. Noted as the first mainstream American feature film to focus on the issue of drug addiction as ... more

Jan 17, 2018 11:51 AM News & Notes

It’s not your imagination: prices at the gas pump have been steadily increasing over the past several weeks. In fact, according to AAA, gas prices in Tennessee have reached a three year high, averaging $2.27 a gallon statewide, 13 cents more than ... more

Jan 10, 2018 11:27 AM City Life

Last week, Pulse film editor John DeVore wrote fondly about Amazon Prime’s Jean Claude Van Johnson (as well he should) as an example of Amazon’s growing stable of original programming.  But if one was only expecting muscle-bound comedy, muscle ... more

Jan 3, 2018 11:52 AM News & Notes

With all the Oscar buzz surrounding James Franco’s The Disaster Artist, now is your chance to see the movie it was based upon: Tommy Wiseau’s The Room. Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, January 10th at Hamilton Place 8 and prepare yourself ... more

Dec 27, 2017 11:32 AM News & Notes

The Christmas season is all about tradition. Pictures with Santa, Christmas carols on the radio and in the stores, trying to find the perfect gift, the peril-filled office holiday party, endless television “specials” that are often anything but ... more

Dec 20, 2017 11:52 AM News & Notes

Looking for something a little bit different this holiday season? Whether you’re Jewish or not, we’ve got something that definitely fits the way-off-the-beaten-path holiday bill for you. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:59 PM News & Notes

Regular readers of The Pulse are aware that we are big fans of Chattanooga’s only arthouse cinema, the Palace Picture House. And the reason is simple: they continue to bring to town amazing films that otherwise would never be seen locally on the ... more

Dec 6, 2017 11:33 AM News & Notes

Music and the big screen have had a love affair since the very first “talkie” and for decades afterwards, musicals ruled the box office, getting every larger and extravagant to where they almost became a parody of themselves by the ‘70s. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:10 PM News & Notes

Amazon has over the past several years become a serious player in the original programming universe, giving us such acclaimed series as The Man In The High Castle, Mozart In The Jungle, Transparent, and The Tick. more

Nov 22, 2017 11:54 AM News & Notes

Coming back for a third year, the Documentary Jewish Film Series returns starting Monday with a trio of intriguing films that have received recognition at film festivals throughout the country. Next Monday, Nov. 20th, the series kicks off with On ... more

Nov 15, 2017 11:55 AM News & Notes

Every time film fans and critics try to put together a list of the greatest films of all time, one movie invariably makes the list, almost always at or near the very top: 1942’s Casablanca. Set against the backdrop of World War II, Humphrey ... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:07 PM News & Notes

If you haven't been to the Palace Picture House yet, what are waiting for? Chattanooga's own art-house cinema brings a wide variety of independent and outside-the-mainstream films and documentaries to town, films that are worth the time and ... more

Nov 1, 2017 1:03 PM News & Notes

Chattanooga loves a good party. But sometimes, Mother Nature has other plans…such as bringing the remnants of a hurricane over the Tennessee Valley, making outdoor events a bit problematic. Such was the dilemma facing both the City Celebration ... more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM City Life

Business is bad at Mushnick’s Flower Shop. Shy Seymour and brave Audrey will soon be unemployed. That is until Seymour pricks his finger and a sickly little exotic plant gets its first taste of human blood. The plant spurts ten feet tall. more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM News & Notes

Harry Dean Stanton, who passed away last month, left behind him a towering body of work. The quintessential character actor, Stanton’s career spanned more than six decades, marked by a commitment to every role he took, regardless of the how “big” ... more

Oct 18, 2017 12:29 PM News & Notes

For years, Chattanooga film lovers that wanted to see independent or documentary films had to either travel to Atlanta or Nashville or be content with streaming websites. Nowadays, of course, Chattanooga is home to one of the most cutting-edge ... more

Oct 11, 2017 11:59 AM News & Notes

This Sunday, people from all around the region are invited to head downtown for one of the biggest block parties the city has ever seen, the Chattanooga City Celebration and Ciclovia. The block parties will be strung out along a six-mile route ... more

Oct 4, 2017 1:49 PM City Life

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