Center For Creative Arts Hosts 13th Annual Chattanooga Dances!

Monday, September 09, 2013

The 13th annual Chattanooga Dances! concert will be presented in the Center for Creative Arts Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. Chattanooga Dances! highlights the city’s non-profit dance organizations along with those schools that maintain a full dance curriculum. Companies appearing on this year’s concert will be Ballet Tennessee, Baylor’s Verve, Center for Creative Arts’ Project Motion, Chattanooga Ballet, Chattanooga Dance Projects,  and GPS’ Terpsichord.

The evening will showcase Chattanooga’s diverse dance community in works ranging from ballet to modern to jazz choreography. Join us for this unique evening when Chattanooga’s dance organizations appear on the same stage.

Audience and dancers alike can celebrate the richness of the dance community in Chattanooga and experience a taste of what each organization  has to offer. The Chattanooga Dances! concert has become an anticipated event over its history as a valuable collaborative arts experience. The Center for Creative Arts is proud to sponsor this yearly event. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. For more information call 423 209-5942. 


Stephanie McKain, Hannah Robison, Sydney Shadrix Win Scenic City Titles

Stephanie McKain, Hannah Robison and Sydney Shadrix will have almost a year to prepare for the 2015 Miss Tennessee Pageant after winning the Scenic City Pageant titles on Saturday at Chattanooga State. Miss McKain was chosen Miss Chattanooga, Miss Scenic City is Miss Robison and Miss Shadrix was named Miss Tennessee Valley from among the 18 contestants who traveled from as far ... (click for more)

Promised Land And Pie In The Sky Trail Showcase Will Be At Cumberland Mountain State Park

The Promised Land and Pie in the Sky Trails Showcase will be held July 25 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. CT at Cumberland Mountain State Park. The event is free and open to the public. Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill, a Crossville native, will make opening remarks for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The showcase will include a performance by the Cumberland County ... (click for more)

EPB Says It Did Not Overbill The City; Says City Got $685,877 Break

EPB officials said Tuesday that an exhaustive audit of its street light contract with the city showed that it did not overbill the city. Instead, it said it found that the city was underbilled $685,877. EPB said it only goes back one year on errors so the amount owed by the city would be $178,314. Officials said that would be discussed with the city. Stan Sewell, the city's ... (click for more)

Citizens To Comment Next Tuesday On Sound Control Ordinance That Allows Higher Sound Around Downtown Clubs

Citizens will be allowed to comment next Tuesday on a new Sound Control Ordinance that allows higher sound from nightclubs in a downtown Controlled Sound Boundary. Track 29 behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo, that has drawn the wrath of some nearby Southside residents, is within the boundary, which goes along the river on the north and west, to around Erlanger Hospital on the ... (click for more)

I'm Number One In A Round About Way

Roundabouts have been popping up all over Chattanooga over the past few years and for the most part have been successful.  Unfortunately there are some who just don’t get it as I have found out the hard way.    My latest instance was last week when a young woman on her cell phone almost t-boned me as she flew into the roundabout without yielding.  A near miss ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Judge Philyaw Is The Best

Tomorrow morning there will be a special gathering at the Hamilton County Juvenile Court that will prove to our community that we have perhaps the most innovative juvenile judge in America. Shortly after Rob Philyaw was hand-picked by our Hamilton County Commissioners to fill the remainder of Suzanne Bailey’s term 15 months ago, he found that truancy was a big problem in our schools. ... (click for more)