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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 ... 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 ... more

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There are certain films that come along, seemingly out of nowhere, and strike a chord with audiences that continue to reverberate for decades later. And there are certain films that feature then-unknown actors who become not just household names ... more

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The fine folks behind the Sunday Slashers events are presenting a rare Saturday event at the Palace Theater this weekend, with a look at one of the most important punk bands in rock history, the Slits. Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits is ... more

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Chattanooga is nothing but a very diverse city. I was speaking to some folks from Atlanta this past weekend who hadn’t been to the city in quite some time and were absolutely amazed at how “cosmopolitan” we’ve become. more

City Life

If you are a fan of robotic combat, you are likely aware of BattleBots. What you may not be aware of is that a local builder, Jason Brown, is part of one of the premier teams on the popular television show. We sat down with Jason to talk about ... more

City Life

Sometimes film anniversaries sneak up on you, leaving you wondering where the time went. What is hard for me to come to terms with is that Rudy is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special screening this Sunday. Has it really been a quarter ... more

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The Heritage House Arts & Civic Center on Jenkins Rd. has long been a local destination for lovers of classic films. And this week, they have two celluloid presentations sure to delight filmgoers. It kicks off this Thursday with a Buster Keaton ... more

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Are you ready for a girl’s night out unlike anything you’ve experienced before?  Fresh off the success of her best-selling “Girl, Wash Your Face”, author, mama of four, CEO and founder of popular “The Chic Site” blog, Rachel Hollis’ is taking the ... more

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Twenty years ago, an unusual film hit theaters produced and directed by a pair of brothers who had made a name for themselves with odd, character-driven films filled with unusual people and situations. But not even the Coen Brothers could have ... more

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At once gritty, whimsical and highly theatrical, Across the Universe is a groundbreaking movie musical, springing from the imagination of renowned director Julie Taymor that brings together an original story and 30 revised and reimagined ... more

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Longtime readers of The Pulse will have picked up on the not-so-subtle fact that we are really big fans of Japanese animation, known as anime. Part of the love is the animation itself. Animation houses such as Studio Ghibli have been creating ... more

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Tom Hanks turned 62 this week, and in over four decades of work on the large and small screen has produced a body of work that is as solid as any actor in history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, and ... more

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One of the most influential of all science-fiction television shows, Babylon 5, has returned to the small screen. Amazon Prime has made all five seasons available, including several of the longer “movie” type episodes. more

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Some of the most enduring storylines in modern theater and film trace their roots to one name: William Shakespeare. And often in ways that aren’t even noticed by casual filmgoers. Such was the case with 1961’s West Side Story, which catapulted ... more

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What would happen if you took the dot matrix printers out of Alien, added footage from Battlestar Galactica, and then tried to pass it off as a movie? You’d get Space Mutiny. Combine a wardrobe of spandex and tinfoil; a set boasting AstroTurf and ... more

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If you already know, just by reading the headline, what a Dalek is, you are likely already excited about what’s to come in this little column. If you don’t know, well...it’s high time you expand your entertainment world to include one of the most ... more

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With the weather feeling very summerlike, one thing that is all too apparent is there are a lot of baby animals out and about the area. Unfortunately, a lot of them are kittens who have no home of their own. “Kitten season” is the time of year ... more

City Life

Pretty much every fan of over-the-top film comedy has a soft spot in their comedic heart for the legendary Mel Brooks. The man behind such classics as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, History Of The World, Part 1, and Spaceballs (among many ... more

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For a number of years now, May 4th has been unofficially known as “Star Wars Day”. As in, “May the fourth be with you”. Get it? But never let it be said that Chattanooga ever does anything quite normal. Far from it, in fact. As evidenced by the ... more

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For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story, Cendrillon, comes to the world famous Metropolitan Opera, and you can see it live in all its high-definition glory on the big screen. “Glorious,” raved the New York Times ... more

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Since 2001, one of the Southside’s most popular destinations has been the Chattanooga Market at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Tens of thousands of locals and visitors alike (many driving from hours away) come to the Southside every Sunday ... more

City Life

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