Cinderella, Symphony, George Winston Among Upcoming Events

Friday, December 13, 2002

Events at the Tivoli Theatre and Memorial Auditorium

JANUARY 2003

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Memorial Auditorium
Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 pm
The timeless enchantment of the magical fairytale is reborn with the Rodgers and Hammerstein hallmark of originality, charm and elegance. This national tour is a breathtaking cavalcade of enchanting characters, unforgettable songs, vibrant costumes and a magical set created by the most imaginative talents on Broadway. Presented by TAPA. All seats reserved at $39.75, $35.75 and $30.75. Tickets are on sale now at Memorial Auditorium box office. Charge by phone (423) 642-TIXS.

Shaolin, Wheel of Life
Tivoli Theatre
Saturday, January 11 at 8:00 pm
Where theatre meets the martial arts! For over fifteen hundred years the Shaolin Monks from China's Henan Province have applied the discipline of martial arts as a unique manifestation of their religion. The name Shaolin has become synonymous with the finest and most extraordinary feats of discipline, strength and courage; and with the growth in popularity of modern Kung Fu, the reputation of the Shaolin Monks has become established throughout the world. All seats are reserved at $38.50 and $28.50 with a group discount available for 15 or more. Tickets are on sale at Memorial Auditorium box office. Charge by phone (423) 642-TIXS.

Kiwanis Travelogue
Memorial Auditorium
Monday, January 13 at 7:30 pm
Explore Argentina with filmmaker Buddy Hatton. Tickets are available at the door for $7, or call the Kiwanis at (423) 267-6569.

CSO Symphony
Tivoli Theatre
Thursday & Friday, January 16-17 at 8:00 pm
Magnificent Masters of Music, with selections by Beethoven, Mozart and Prokofiev. Conducted by Robert Bernhardt, with special guest Anne-Marie McDermott, piano soloist. For ticket information call the CSO at (423) 267-8583.

Education Expo
Memorial Auditorium Exhibit Hall
Saturday, January 18 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Collect information and meet with educational representatives from area schools and programs. Sponsored by Sunny 92.3 and 96-5 The Mountain. Free to the public. For information call (423) 321-6258.

An Evening with George Winston
Tivoli Theatre
Sunday, January 19 at 7:30 pm
Windham Hill recording artist and Grammy Award winner GEORGE WINSTON is coming to the Tivoli for a very special solo piano concert. George Winston is touring in support of his new CD release Night Divides the Day--The Music of the Doors, featuring 13 solo piano versions of some of The Doors' best known songs, including "Light My Fire," "Riders on the Storm," "Love Her Madly" and more. All seats are reserved at $35.75 and $25.75. Tickets go on sale Monday, December 9 at 10:00 am at Memorial Auditorium box office. Charge by phone (423) 642-TIXS.

Swing!
Tivoli Theatre
Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 8:00 pm
Nominated for 6 Tony Awards including “Best New Musical,” Swing! is an all-singing, all-dancing musical revue featuring a mix of new and classic songs and over 30 tour de force dance numbers. In addition to original songs and the dynamic sound of a hot neo-swing band, Swing! features such classic big band tunes such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Harlem Nocturne, It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Stompin’ at the Savoy, Blues in the Night and many more. Presented by TAPA. All seats are reserved at $40.50, $36.50 and $31.50. Tickets are on sale now at Memorial Auditorium box office. Charge by phone (423) 642-TIXS.

Rodney Carrington
Tivoli Theatre
Saturday, January 25 at 8:00 pm
Rodney Carrington weighs in with his no holds barred brand of irreverent, brutally honest, yet immensely playful and outrageously funny humor. Carrington has managed to break most of the rules that are traditionally associated with comedians, the recording industry, and country music. Despite that, or perhaps because of it, he currently has the Number One, Two and Six albums on the comedy charts. He is currently touring in support of his new album, “Nut Sack,” due out in February. All seats are reserved at $30.00. Tickets are on sale now at Memorial Auditorium box office. Charge by phone (423) 642-TIXS.

Family Theatre Workshop: To Kill a Mockingbird
Community Theatre
Friday and Saturday, January 24, 25, 31 and Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm
Matinees on January 24 and 30 at 10:30 am
The innocence of youth is challenged in this classic story of prejudice and persecution. Recommended for ages 10+. All seats are general admission at $5.00. For tickets call the FTW office at (423) 825-5553.

CSO Family Series Concert
Tivoli Theatre
Tuesday, January 28 at 10:00 am and Noon
The Heroes Among Us. This concert salutes two of history’s greatest heroes—Ludwig van Beethoven and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Conducted by Robert Bernhardt. For ticket information call the CSO office at (423) 267-8583.


Weekly Road Construction Report

Mayor Candidate Wade Hinton Has Virtual Fundraiser Tuesday

Traffic Light Activation At Highway 58 And Clark Road/Ferdinand Piech Way Set For Thursday


Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-74 (OCOEE ST. N.E.) both directions from LM 16.26 to LM 16.88: Shoulder and single lane closure ... (click for more)

Supporters and community leaders will host a virtual fundraiser for mayoral candidate Wade Hinton on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin of Columbia, SC will be the special guest. ... (click for more)

The new traffic light will be activated at the intersection of Highway 58 and Clark Road / Ferdinand Piech Way this afternoon (Thursday). "Please use caution as motorists familiarize themselves ... (click for more)



Happenings

Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY Utility Work on SR-74 (OCOEE ST. N.E.) both directions from LM 16.26 to LM 16.88: Shoulder and single lane closure between Westview Drive NW and Keith Street NW. Signage and cones will be present. Motorists should use caution through the area and be aware of personnel and equipment between 9 AM and 3 ... (click for more)

Mayor Candidate Wade Hinton Has Virtual Fundraiser Tuesday

Supporters and community leaders will host a virtual fundraiser for mayoral candidate Wade Hinton on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin of Columbia, SC will be the special guest. Mayor Benjamin was elected as the 36th mayor of Columbia, S.C. in 2010. In addition to serving as mayor of Columbia, he also served as the former president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Health Department Updates Quarantine Period For Close Contacts

The Hamilton County Health Department will adopt the latest CDC guidance that allows for a reduced quarantine period for persons who have been in contact with a COVID-19 infected person from 14 days to 10 or 7 days. The CDC and the Hamilton County Health Department still recommend a 14-day quarantine period, which remains the safest approach to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ... (click for more)

Citizen Criticizes Conduct Of Soddy Daisy Commissioners At Meeting In Which City Manager Was Fired; COVID Takes Toll At Soddy Daisy

A resident of Soddy Daisy and regular attendee of the bi monthly meetings on Thursday night spoke up about the city commission meeting that took place on Nov. 19. At that meeting it was alleged by Steve Everett, a newly installed member of the commission, that long serving city manager and past mayor of the city Janice Cagle, along with police, had tried to drive down the price ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Police Department Is Not Perfect But

The Chattanooga Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff's Department or police departments around the world, they are not perfect, they make mistakes, unlike the newly proposed “Community Control Board” that is perfect from the onset. Yesterday, I heard the sheriff of Ramsey County, St. Paul, Mn. say, “Crime is rampant in Dollar Generals, Walgreens, CVS, etc. stores in St. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why We Are Dangerous

In just the first half of this week alone, Chattanooga has had four murders, has been chosen for another year among the “Top Ten Most Dangerous Cities in the United States,” and had a “coalition” of do-nothing activists propose a broad-reaching “Community Control Board” – answerable to no one. The plan, as submitted to the Election Commission to be included on the March 2021 ballot ... (click for more)