Free Cantare Performance Benefits Hospice Foundation

Friday, May 23, 2014

Cantare, a 16-voice ensemble of professional singers from Chattanooga, Knoxville, Monteagle, and North Georgia directed by Dr. Kevin Ford, will be in concert Sunday afternoon.  The free concert is a benefit for the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation. 

Dr. Ford is the director of choral activities at UTC and music director of Second Presbyterian Church-Chattanooga.  Musical selections performed will range from ancient through modern and will include Morton Lauridsen’s ethereal composition Lux Aeterna.

“We are delighted that this talented chorus has chosen the cause of hospice care” said Garry Mac, spokesman for Hospice of Chattanooga. “The audience is going to be overly impressed by the music and they’ll love that the concert is free.” 

The free concert is Sunday at 5 p.m. at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road.  Donations will be accepted to benefit the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation which provides funds and support to patients in this region who are unable to pay for hospice care. 



Tickets On Sale Friday For Marty Stuart Concert

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives: The Way Out West Tour will be at Walker Theatre on Saturday, March 24.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $189 VIP 1, $99 VIP 2, $40, and $30 plus applicable fees and are available at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and Tivoli Theatre Box Office, or by phone at  800-745-3000. Tickets for this event ... (click for more)

SoMo: The Reservations Tour Featuring Caye Is Here March 22

SoMo: The Reservations Tour featuring Caye comes to the Signal on Thursday, March 22. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is at 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show, plus applicable fees and are available at the venue box office and at www.ticketfly.com , or by phone at  877-4FLY-TIX. Tickets for this event go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. ... (click for more)

1 Killed, Another Injured In Shooting On The Southside Early Sunday Morning; Delivery Driver Carjacked On Southside Earlier

One person was killed and a second person injured in a shooting on the Southside early Sunday morning. The victims are Sharone Porter, 22, who was killed, and Torrie Porter, 24, who had non-life threatening injuries.  At 2:47 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 1400 Cowart St.  on a person shot. Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police found two victims suffering ... (click for more)

Bradley County Deputy Shoots And Kills Stabbing Suspect At Charleston

A Bradley County deputy shot and killed a man who was a suspect in a stabbing early Sunday morning. The Sheriff's Office said, "At approximately 11:54 p.m. on Saturday, a call was received at the Cleveland/Bradley County 911 Center to report a stabbing at a residence on Leyland Drive in Charleston. "The caller indicated a male had been stabbed and another male had fled from ... (click for more)

The Growing Monopoly

Over the last decade, five tech giants have risen to the top, and created, discovered and invented services and products that have made these companies worth billions today. Those five, of course, are Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Each of these companies are responsible for several products and services that we use in our everyday lives. They have devoured the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Those We All Ignore

I was in the midst of my “morning readings” the other day when a number leapt off my computer screen. Hark, heralded angels, did you know in the state of Iowa there are two (2) inpatient psychiatry beds for every 100,000 people? I’m not the best with percentages but there are some people in Iowa who aren’t getting the help they need. There are roughly 3.2 million people living in ... (click for more)