Moving In The Spirit Tour Show Is June 15 At Barking Legs

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Moving in the Spirit will be at Barking Legs Theater on June 15.
Moving in the Spirit will be at Barking Legs Theater on June 15.

Atlanta’s Moving in the Spirit and Barking Legs Theater will present Moving in the Spirit Apprentice Corporation Tour Show on Sunday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave.  The show is free to the public. 

Review for Moving in the Spirit's Apprentice Corporation Tour:

Moving in the Spirit’s Apprentice Corporation Tour is a dynamic contemporary dance performance that highlights the passionate voices of Moving in the Spirit’s teen artists and their vision for a better world. This uplifting evening of dance features works by innovative local and national choreographers, including Amanda Lower, Jessica Gaines, Crystal Faison, Alexia Jones and Dana Lupton.  

Moving in the Spirit is an award-winning youth development program that inspires, educates and unites young people through dance, propelling them to become compassionate leaders. The Apprentice Corporation, representing Moving in the Spirit’s most advanced young artists, rehearses and performs work that reflects relevant social issues, celebrates diversity and strives to make a difference. Learn more at www.movinginthespirit.org.  

And in addition to the performance, Moving in the Spirit will present Moving Through Conflict: A Dance-Based Conflict Resolution Workshop on Sunday, June 15, form 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Barking Legs Theater.  It is also free. 

Through interactive role-playing, participants will learn about four types of communication -- passive, aggressive, passive-aggressive, and assertive -- and processes for managing conflict in relationships. These steps greatly improve the likelihood that problems can be understood, solutions explored, and a negotiated agreement can be reached, said officials. 

Moving in the Spirit is an award-winning youth development program that uses the art of dance to transform the lives of children and teens in Atlanta. Through programs that integrate dance instruction with performance, leadership and mentor opportunities, Moving in the Spirit impacts over 200 children and teens annually, encouraging them to overcome the obstacles they face each day and realize their highest potential. Ultimately, Moving in the Spirit educates, inspires and unites young people through dance, propelling them to become successful and compassionate leaders, said officials. Learn more at www.movinginthespirit.org




Heritage House Shows The Scarlet Empress Dec. 10

Heritage House Arts & Civic Center rounds out the first season of the International Film Series with the sixth of the seven collaborations between actress Marlene Dietrich and director Josef Von Sternberg, the Scarlet Empress. It will be shown Sunday, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Admission will be free.  Review for the Scarlet Empress: A highly fictionalized biopic of the ... (click for more)

An Evening With The Voices Of Lee To Take Place Dec. 6

Lee University’s Voices of Lee will present An Evening with the Voices of Lee to celebrate their new release, “A Cappella Christmas.” The concert will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in Pangle Hall.  The performance will feature music from the new Christmas CD, which features songs such as “Little Drummer Boy, “Christmas Time is Here,” and “Have Yourself a Merry ... (click for more)

Hixson Burglary Suspect Tries To Swim Away; Deputies Catch Him In Borrowed Boat

A Hixson burglary suspect on Wednesday tried to swim away from deputies, but to no avail.   The proprietor of Chattanooga Fish and Fun was notified when his camera system was triggered by an individual attempting to break into his business. The owner immediately contacted the Sheriff's Office and drove to the business location.   As deputies arrived on scene, ... (click for more)

5 Disinherited Adopted Children Of Dr. J. Don Brock May Share In Rich Estate After All

Five disinherited adopted children of the late Chattanooga businessman J. Don Brock may share in his large estate after all. After losing at the trial court and appeals court level, the plaintiffs won a victory at the Tennessee Supreme Court. Justice Cornelia Clark ruled in favor of the adopted children and remanded the case to the trial court for settlement of the estate. ... (click for more)

Stormwater Fiasco And East Ridge Camping

When did the Chattanooga City Council get replaced by members of the East Ridge City Council? I don't recall a time in Chattanooga where they've voted to shoot the city in the foot more than they have lately.  If this goes through despite the environmental impact warnings and then Camp Jordan has increased flooding after spending millions on sports ball fields, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Chicken Gun

On the very day when more poultry is consumed in the United States than at any other time in the year, fun-loving Wendell Burns shared a wonderful story about “The Chicken Gun.” What makes the tale even better is that it was designed and built to perfection by the folks at the Arnold Air Force Base that you know is near Tullahoma, Tn. Wendell’s mistake in sending the story is ... (click for more)