An Intimate Concert On The Solstice Is Dec. 21

Monday, December 4, 2017

Tim Hinck will perform an Intimate Concert on the Solstice on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m. 

"The Winter Solstice is always an important time for me to refocus and recalibrate my mind and spirit," said Mr. Hinck.  "It also seems that there is special power in the music of J.S. Bach for such a focused meditation." 

There will also be white tea provided to enhance this meditation.

The concert will be at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 848 Ashland Terr. Tickets are $5-$15 and available here

Center For Creative Arts String Orchestras Concert Is March 29

The Center for Creative Arts String Orchestras will host an evening to celebrate the seasons on March 29 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature pieces that evoke sounds of Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. It will conclude with select movements from Vivaldi’s masterpiece, The Four Seasons. Admission is $5, and the performance will take place in the CCA Auditorium at 1301 Dallas ... (click for more)

8th Annual Road To Nightfall Finals Are Saturday

After five nights of competition with over 150 musicians and 30 bands, five bands have made it to the Road to Nightfall Finals which will be held Saturday at The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door or buy now at .  The bands competing for a headline spot at Nightfall on June 22 ... (click for more)

City May Make It Easier For Food Trucks To Operate In Chattanooga

The City Council is considering action that would make it easier for food trucks to operate in Chattanooga.  City Attorney Wade Hinton said cities like Austin and Portland have thriving food truck operations and Chattanooga is studying those models. He said, "It's truly an industry there." He said a 2013 food truck ordinance was limited and did not allow food trucks on ... (click for more)

Haslam Proposes $30 Million For School Safety

Governor Bill Haslam Tuesday proposed $30 million to improve school safety across the state in the amendment to the fiscal year 2018-19 budget proposal to be considered by the General Assembly in the coming weeks. The funding includes $25 million in nonrecurring and $5.2 million in recurring school safety grants. Earlier this month, the governor appointed a School Safety Working ... (click for more)

The Panhandling "Tax" On Gunbarrel

I’ve been reading about the panhandling problem in downtown; it is a huge problem in the Gunbarrel area, too.  It’s commonplace to be accosted by panhandlers when walking from your parked car into a commercial establishment.  And often they are aggressive.  I look carefully around my car before getting out, but sometimes someone will be lurking in between cars and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Meme From The Meanies

Hardly a day goes past that I don’t receive several strings of memes in my incoming emails and yesterday there was one particular collection that gave me pause for thought. First, here’s the definition of a meme: “An Internet meme (/mi?m/ MEEM) is an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry or for humorous purposes, from person to person via ... (click for more)