Stephanie Smith

The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) presents the 18th annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival this weekend, April 20-22, at the First Tennessee Pavilion. The Emerging Artists Program, sponsored by First Tennessee, showcases the talents of artists who ... Read more

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“We [the Theatre Department at UTC] have really made a concerted effort to give voice to plays and playwrights whose voices are not heard enough. Like women playwrights and actresses. To [give audiences a chance to] respond to the journey of a ... Read more


What is the state of the theatre scene in Chattanooga? The Pulse sat down with four local directors to find out what they think, starting off with the the simple question: what do you think is the state of theatre in Chattanooga right now? Read more

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One of the region's premier arts festivals, 4 Bridges, returns to the First Tennessee Pavilion this weekend with even more artists. We sat down with this year's emerging artists to learn more about them and their work ... Read more

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The Chattanooga Theatre Centre opened a new play this past weekend. Love/Sick by John Cariani runs in the Circle Theatre through February 26th. We sat down with director Scott Dunlap to find out more about this relationship-driven show. Read more


In 2005, actor Julian Sands was contacted by playwright and poet Harold Pinter and asked to work on a special presentation of a set of Pinter’s poems in London. A lengthy and close collaboration with Pinter resulted in an insightful solo show ... Read more


New Year’s Eve is here again. Everybody drinks something. Even if you don’t partake of alcoholic beverages, you’re the shopper in the grocery buying sparkling cider. It’s a time of celebration—watching the ball drop on Times Square, remembering ... Read more

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Fruitcake. A polarizing food. Much like eggnog, I find that fruitcake is a subject that most people don’t want to talk about. In general, when you mention eating fruitcake you are on the receiving end of scrunched up faces and gagging sounds ... Read more


The December holiday season is celebrated in most countries around the world. Though the languages are different and the festivities have a cultural spin unique to their countries, the spirits still flow. Traditional beverages are comforting and ... Read more


The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is bringing a contemporary play “ripped from today’s headlines” to the Circle Theatre. It’s quite a departure from the typical fare the public has come to enjoy from the ... Read more


Closed Door Entertainment wants to invite you to be their guest at their first mainstage show of the season. “Disney’s Beauty & the Beast is a tale that everyone loves,” says director JC Smith. “It’s fun for ... Read more


Susan Cresswell has art running through her veins. It’s a part of her makeup; it’s just, as she tells me, who she is and she’s proud of her work and where she is today as an artist. “My art background is I’m just a fourth generation artist ... Read more

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Fire up the grill and get out the smoker—it’s grilling time in Chattanooga! But what makes for a good grilling/barbeque experience? We sat down with four local backyard chefs to find out their secrets ... Read more

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The 4 Bridges Arts Festival comes to the First Tennessee Pavilion this weekend, and for the past thirteen years has been sponsoring emerging artists. “The Emerging Artist program is an opportunity for ... Read more

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Angelia Stinnett hated politics. Public speaking was never her strong suit. About three years ago she decided to overcome her fear and take an acting class. She fell in love with the craft and never looked back. Read more


In 2009, photographer Amy Elkins found a website where death row inmates requested pen pals. Fascinated, she set up a postal box and between 2009 and 2014 carried on correspondence with seven death row inmates ... Read more


“My biscuits are burnin’! Great horny toads! That smarts!” The image of Yosemite Sam being lit on fire was the first visual that came to mind when assigned the task of writing about spicy liquors. Read more

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At the beginning of this exhibit at the Hunter, “Seeking the Spiritual: The Visionary Art of Elliott Daingerfield,” my eyes were immediately drawn to the intense brush strokes and wash of blue in one particular ... Read more


As the clock soundtrack on the speakers struck twelve, Grace Potter burst onto the stage awash in backlight, her arms in victory pose, signaling the triumphant debut of her winter tour in Chattanooga. Read more

News & Notes

The city of Chattanooga will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service on Monday. “A Day On, Not a Day Off” will focus on service projects throughout the historic MLK Neighborhood in honor of Dr. King ... Read more

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