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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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The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D theater has been showcasing some of the best nature films since it first opened its doors back in 1996. And this week, they hit another cinematic homerun with the debut of Great Barrier Reef 3D, which captures the ... Read more

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Like many here in Chattanooga, we at The Pulse are big fans of anime. And one of the most intriguing new films is Yutaka Uemura’s Saga of Tanya the Evil—The Movie. The film is based on the popular Japanese television series Yojo Senki: Saga of ... Read more

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One of the longest running film series in Chattanooga is the annual Jewish Film Series, assembled and presented by the Jewish Cultural Center on North Terrace. Five Jewish-themed, award-winning films produced in Israel and Argentina will be shown ... Read more

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With box office records falling around the world in the past week as Avengers: Endgame cements its place in history as one of the most successful movies of all time, it’s a good time take a look back to when superhero films really took root in ... Read more

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The Sunday Slashers return to The Palace Theater this, well, Sunday at 6 p.m. to present the untold story of Stiv Bators—the charismatic singer with the Dead Boys who was the original embodiment of the self-destructive punk frontman. He went on ... Read more

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RiffTrax’s Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett (of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame) are back in cinemas this spring to celebrate the 10th anniversary of RiffTrax Live with an all-new riff on a B-movie classic. Read more

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Come out for a special evening in support of freshwater science and conservation as the Tennessee Aquarium premieres the Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia documentary. This spectacular new film, shot across Southern Appalachia, celebrates the ... Read more

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One of the quiet(er) gems for seeing live music in town is Charles and Myrtle’s Coffeehouse on McBrien Road inside Christ Unity Church. Nearly every Saturday, they bring in some of the most intriguing regional and national acts and present them ... 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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