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Director John Waters, Baltimore’s “Prince of Puke”, has a well-earned reputation for putting some of the strangest—and most distasteful—images ever seen on screen. And now the folks behind the Sunday Slashers film series present a ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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I have two cats named Scout and Boo Radley. So to say I’m a fan of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” would be a bit of an understatement. The novel won Lee a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize and has touched millions of readers with ... Read more

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Ever since I turned 21 (and not a minute beforehand, honest, officer), I’ve been a big fan of bars. High-end bars, dive bars, hotel bars, cocktail lounges, tiki bars, restaurant bars, nightclub bars, and even (when pressed) a fern bar. I judge my ... Read more

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When adjusted for inflation, the top-grossing film of all time is the 1939 classic Gone With The Wind. And while nearly everyone is aware of the movie, and can recite any number of classic lines from memory, how many of us have actually seen it ... Read more

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How important is music? It’s a question that is rarely asked, because for many (most) of us, it would be the same as asking how important food, clothing, and shelter are. But even as important as music may be, there are those among us who do not ... Read more

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One of purest forms of music is that which is shared between musicians who get together just to jam. Some of the best bands in Chattanooga came together because of jam sessions, in fact. And while the city has several bluegrass and folk-style jam ... Read more

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Fresh off a successful night at the Academy Awards, where it took home the statue for Original Song (along with nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress), you can see the latest version of A Star Is Born on the (really) big ... Read more

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On the night of December 2, 1966, Shirley Clarke and a tiny crew convened in her apartment at the Hotel Chelsea to make a film. There, for twelve straight hours they filmed the one-and-only Jason Holliday as he spun tales, sang, donned costumes ... Read more

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A lot has been written over the years about one of the most recognizable film stars of all time, Audrey Hepburn. And deservedly so, as Hepburn was a rare combination of talent, beauty, perseverance, grace, and charity. Read more

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For years now, one of the most unique art galleries on the Southside has been the H*Art Gallery. Their extended mission is to supply art materials and mentoring classes to artists impacted by homelessness, mental and physical disabilities, and ... Read more

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One of the newest hotels to grace downtown is The Moxy, which has focused on being much more than just a place to stay. They’ve made it a point to celebrate everything that makes downtown a destination for both visitors and locals alike. Read more

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this weekend offers two very different cinematic takes on love and music. This Saturday at 12:55 p.m., The Met: Live in HD comes to East Ridge 18 and Hamilton Place 8 with the classic opera, Carmen. Read more

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Sometimes, anime strips a story down to its emotional and narrative bones, and does it beautifully. A Silent Voice is one such film, a moving bildungsroman that uses vivid characters and beautiful animation to showcase the struggles of adolescence. Read more

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Songbirds North, in the Choo Choo Entertainment Complex, has been bringing a wide variety of performers to town since they opened in 2017. This Friday evening is no exception, as Caitlin Canty and the Oshima Brothers headline a night of original ... Read more

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Back by popular demand, Academy Award winner Peter Jackson’s poignant and astonishing WWI documentary They Shall Not Grow Old returns to theaters for a one-day screening this Monday. The acclaimed documentary is an extraordinary look at the ... Read more

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Once there was a group of local writers. They wrote in different genres. They wrote in different styles. They were very different in age, experience, political outlook, and their stance on the Oxford comma. But they were all writers. And they ... Read more

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It’s a lush valentine for your eyes and ears—18th-century passion set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great French actress in love ... Read more

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Here in the pages of The Pulse, we write a lot of about music, especially the local music scene. The bands, the performances, the new albums, and so forth. Each week, we learn together about how vibrant the local scene is, and trust me when I ... Read more

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It's a classic theme in cinema: A psychic middle school boy tries to live a normal life and keep his growing powers under control, even though he constantly gets into trouble. Okay, so maybe it's not such a classic theme, but for millions of fans ... Read more

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For several generations, nothing says Christmas quite like watching the creations of Jim Henson. The genius behind Sesame Street and The Muppets has created a number of holiday classics. And this Sunday, you can head over to either East Ridge 18 ... Read more

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We write a lot about film here in The Pulse, mainly because we love movies. So it’s always cool when we learn of a local filmmaker getting some national attention. Like Chattanooga’s own Morgan Capps, whose first feature film is playing in movie ... Read more

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March 26, 2019

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