Judith Berkson and Brandon Seabrook At Barking Legs Theater, June 24

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Flying Fingers Productions and the Shaking Ray Levi Society present Judith Berkson and Brandon Seabrook with special guests Evan Lipson and Bob Stagner at the Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave., June 24 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $5 at the door.

"Judith Berkson is a Brooklyn-based soprano, pianist, composer, cantor and teacher of liturgical music who explores the possibilities for voice with keyboard accompaniment. She has composed and arranged music for the internationally acclaimed Kronos Quartet, and her albums, on Peacock and ECM Records, have been praised by publications including The New York Times," sponsors said.

"The New York-based banjo/guitar shredder Brandon Seabrook has gained international attention from The Wire, NPR, The New York Times and many other media outlets for his genre-busting work, which treads a broad swath through contemporary underground music, dealing in everything from avant/punk-jazz to klezmer to collaborations with legends like Anthony Braxton and Elliott Sharp," organizers stated.

The evening’s performance will feature three sets: solo sets from Berkson and Seabrook and a quartet set with bassist Evan Lipson (Normal Love, Wrest) and percussionist Bob Stagner (Shaking Ray Levis).


Bryan College Christmas Concert And Dinner Is Dec. 5-6

The Bryan College music department’s annual Christmas concert, Christmas on the Hill, will be jingling into Rudd Auditorium Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6. The Metropolitan Bells group out of Chattanooga will be joining Bryan’s own soloists, brass and flute ensembles, Women's Chorus, Chamber Singers and Chorale for an evening of Christmas spirit. The concert will include traditional ... (click for more)

Lee University Brass Choir Has Concert Monday

Lee’s newest instrumental ensemble, Brass Choir, will present its fall concert Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall. The Brass Choir is directed by faculty member Dr. Nathan Warner. Brass Choir will perform works by Johann Strauss, Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler, Aurelio Bonelli, Henry Purcell, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Paul Holmes.  The ensemble, formed this semester, consists ... (click for more)

Lookout Mountain, Ga., Raises Sewer Rates; Joins In Kudzu Fight

The Lookout Mountain, Ga., City Council on Thursday night approved an increase in sewer charges. The council approved ordinance 281 increasing sewer rates to $6 per 100 cubic feet of water from the previous rate of $4.77.  The new increase will be in effect in January 2015.    City Manager Brad Haven said the town will be replacing the flow meter for ... (click for more)

Police Investigating An Armed Robbery On Friday Night At UTC

UTC Police are investigating with the Chattanooga City Police an armed robbery in Lot 4 near Boling Apartments on Friday night. The suspects are described as two black men.  One was six feet tall, wearing a navy jacket, with medium skin tone and short hair.  The other suspect was reported to be 5’ 7”, wearing blue jeans and a long white T-shirt. The second suspect ... (click for more)

Don't Allow Us To Be Overrun By People Who Do Not Belong Here - And Response (6)

Thank you, Senator Corker, for your clear, concise evaluation of the president's attempt to bypass Congress and personally and independently establish national policy that violates our current immigration laws.   Our long-standing failure to enforce our laws to control illegal immigration across our southern border has made this country less safe and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Tubman Goat-Roping

Every spring there comes a bright day on the ranch when the straw-boss decrees a goat-roping should take place. What really happens is the veteran cowboys arm the greenhorns with some lariats late in the afternoon and take them to the pen that holds some Billy goats. This is before they get into bigger beasts -- horses and cattle – yet what appears to be easy most certainly is not. ... (click for more)