Contemporary Arts And Craft Shows Is January Exhibit At River Gallery

Friday, December 27, 2013

With a mutual respect for their materials, quality in handcraftsmanship and a genuine aesthetic, the artists represented in the January exhibit, "Contemporary Arts and Crafts Show" at River Gallery, exemplify a wide range of work.  

In metalsmithing River Gallery features functional pieces by Lynda Metcalf, Clay Binkley and Master Roycroft Artisan, Robert Taylor. Ceramic artists, Mary Lynn Portera and  Laurey-Fay Long, both create Appalachian-inspired ceramics. Constructing original furniture designs in wood is Tennessee wood artist Chris Barber's passion. Printermaker, Jay Pheil captures nature in her etchings.The variety of media in this exhibit showcases the Arts and Crafts style in many forms. 

There will be an opening reception with the artists on Friday, Jan. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m.  The snow date is Saturday, Jan. 5.  Events are free and open to the public.  River Gallery is at 400 E. Second St.



NAACP Prayer Vigil And Peace Walk Set For Oct. 1

The NAACP and Coalition Partners will have a Prayer Vigil and Peace Walk on  Oct. 1 .   Organizers said, "Bring your signs and candles. We are walking  for justice, equality, equity, parity, human rights, better education for our children, better housing, fighting extreme poverty in Chattanooga, equal opportunity for minority contractors, DACA, the right for ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Hamilton County Fair

3 Separate Shootings Early Sunday Morning Leave 1 Critically Injured, Another In Serious Condition

Chattanooga Police responded to three shootings, early Sunday morning. Jelani Sorrell, 33, was injured in the first shooting.  Chattanooga Police officers responded at 1:26 a.m. to a person shot at the Sky Zoo Night Club.  Upon arrival they were able to locate Sorrell suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Sorrell was transported to a local hospital in critical ... (click for more)

Prosecutor Calls For "Meaningful Punishment" For Dyer, Brennan In $4.9 Million Swindle

Federal prosecutor James Brooks is calling for a "meaningful sentence" for Doug Dyer and James Brennan, who are charged in a $4.9 million swindle. He rejected arguments that they should receive leniency due to their age and health problems. They are set to be sentenced next Friday at 9 a.m. by Judge Travis McDonough. Prosecutor Brooks said concerning Dyer, "As this Court ... (click for more)

Fix Obamacare, Don't Repeal It - And Response (2)

John McCain recently said, "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried. Nor could I support it without knowing how much it will cost, how it will affect insurance premiums, and how many people will be helped or hurt by it. Without a full (Congressional Budget ... (click for more)

Roy Exum - Wrong Never An Option

In the Navy SEALS, there are two ways you should ever do a task: “The right way” and “Again.” We as a society admit failure when we take the much-besmirched path of “the lesser of two evils” because the destination will always be “wrong.” It’s true: ‘start wrong-end wrong’ happens every time. Evil, no matter to what degree, is always wrong and when the Hamilton County School Board ... (click for more)