Salvation Army’s Corps 614 ReCreate Cafe Announces Psalms Of The City

Friday, April 5, 2013

The Salvation Army of Chattanooga’s 614’s Corps’ ReCreate Café is looking for artists to participate in Psalms of the City on April 20 from 2–4 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 800 McCallie Avenue. 

Psalms of the City is an Arts Festival for the whole city in which artists are invited to display their visual, musical, or performance art that is inspired by the Psalms. This festival seeks to promote hope and unity in Chattanooga and any person, regardless of economic status, housing situation, education, or age, is encouraged to be involved.

Artists from all disciplines and experience levels are invited to contribute their talents and energies to this event.  To participate, artists need to communicate their intent to participate to Tenika Dye at 423 305-6208 or tenika_dye@uss.salvationarmy.org by April 15. The Festival portion of Psalms of the City will take place at the ReCreate Café on April 20.  There is no fee to participate in Psalms of the City.

The Psalms of City will be capped off with a concert at 7:30 p.m. A local favorite, The Mailboxes, made up of students from Lee University, will be opening. Then John Tibbs, who has played with Gungor, Jenny and Tyler, and Tenth Avenue North will take the stage. For ticket information, please contact Tenika Dye.

This project is supported by an ArtsBuild Community Cultural Connections Grant, The Hart Gallery, and is a part of the Spark Arts Festival occurring in Chattanooga, April 11-21. 

For more information go to www.sparkartschattanooga.com, or contact Tenika Dye, Event Coordinator at 423 305-6208 or Captain Jon-Phil Winter at 423 504-2157, or by email to tenika_dye@uss.salvationarmy.org.  


Dade County And The Arts - “Show, Don’t Tell” And Cold War Politics

Show, don’t tell. This is a good rule as demonstrated by its inclusion in the forthcoming (we hope) Rules for Revising Poetry and How to Break Them by KB Ballentine, Finn Bille and John C. Mannone. This rule is also what the esteemed former president of Chattanooga Writers Guild, Ray Zimmerman, has repeatedly called “so much pabulum,” meaning, we assume, a stupid rule.  ... (click for more)

Art Exhibit Features African Wildlife Photography

An exhibit featuring nature images by Braam Oberholster, School of Business professor of Southern Adventist University, will open at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the John C. Williams Art Gallery and will run through April 4. The exhibit, “Moments of Providence,” features professional photographs of the African wildlife. “I record art. Often the recording is done at a 2500th of a ... (click for more)

Couple In Small Plane Make Emergency Landing On Highway 27 North Of Dayton

Tom Webb and his fiancée were traveling from Pigeon Forge to Winchester when, at 5,500 feet, they experienced engine trouble. They lost their engine and had to make an emergency landing on Highway 27 north of Dayton. They landed safely and were able to push the plane off the road with help from the Rhea County Sheriff's Department. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on ... (click for more)

Man At Homeless Camp On Chestnut Street Charged With Trying To Set Fire To Another Man

A man at a homeless camp on Chestnut Street has been charged with trying to set fire to another man at the camp. Richard Warren "Trey" Erwin, 40, is charged with aggravated arson. Police were called to the 2200 block of Chestnut at 12:40 a.m. Earlier, Michael Nye and Alisa Buckels had called for an ambulance. They were checked out at Erlanger Hospital for inhalation injuries. ... (click for more)

Alexander And Corker Need To Talk Sense To Their Leadership

Alexander and Corker really need to talk some sense to their leadership  So a Supreme Court Justice dies and before the POTUS can even come up with a list of replacements, Mitch McConnell states the Republican Senate will not seat Obama's replacement. Why? Because they want to throw a hissy fit.  For 240 years the Senate has done their constitutional duty and has ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Evaluators Earn $11.70

A number of curious job notices, under the heading of ‘General Labor,’ have appeared on various Craigslists, that free Internet portal where you can find everything from a used lawn tractor, guitar lessons or even a saucy Saturday night date. This week on the Charlotte, N.C., Craigslist, for example, there appeared an offer to become a “reader/evaluator” for a company known as Measurement ... (click for more)