Upcoming Barking Legs Events Includes KJO: Miles Davis Tribute Bigband

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will perform Miles Davis' Grammy Award-winning album Bitches Brew live at Barking Legs Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The resident jazz enthusiast, Bruce Kaplan reports, "The album was nothing short of revolutionary, and it influenced forever the worlds of jazz, rock and funk."

Barking Legs will host Jazz in the Lounge Wednesday at 7 p.m. with the Alan Wyatt Quartet, featuring Shawn Parkinson on guitar, Alan on sax, David Schwab on bass and Stephen Humphries on drums.  Admission is free. 

The Floor Is Yours explores the theme Ancestors Friday at 8 p.m. Host Marcus Ellsworth will introduce an eclectic group of performers who will each offer up their own unique perspective on family past. And beginning this week, tickets will be available online as well as at the door for $10.  


Arts At Erlanger Brings Musical Performances To Erlanger Medical Mall; 2nd Annual Scenic City Bassoon Christmas

Blake Storey Of Chattanooga Holistic Medicine Leads Hour Of Meditation And Music Dec. 21

Caroline Cotter Plays At Charles And Myrtle's Saturday


Arts at Erlanger invites patients, family members, staff and visitors to performances by Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Youth Orchestra members Melinda and Danielle Jubea on Dec. 18 and Chattanooga ... (click for more)

The public is invited to "take an hour to refocus and look inward" during this holiday season on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the free annual Solstice “meditation concert,” as part of the ... (click for more)

Caroline Cotter will perform at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Saturday at 8 p.m. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. There is a $10 suggested donation at ... (click for more)


Entertainment

Arts At Erlanger Brings Musical Performances To Erlanger Medical Mall; 2nd Annual Scenic City Bassoon Christmas

Arts at Erlanger invites patients, family members, staff and visitors to performances by Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Youth Orchestra members Melinda and Danielle Jubea on Dec. 18 and Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Bassoon Ensemble on Dec. 20 in the Erlanger Medical Mall. Both performances begin at noon. The Jubea sisters, who are 10 and 13, are already an accomplished violinist ... (click for more)

Blake Storey Of Chattanooga Holistic Medicine Leads Hour Of Meditation And Music Dec. 21

The public is invited to "take an hour to refocus and look inward" during this holiday season on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the free annual Solstice “meditation concert,” as part of the Counterpoint concert series at St Peter’s Church, 848 Ashland Terrace. "In the days leading up to Christmas, it’s easy to get so caught up in the rush of shopping and parties, that we sometimes ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Ooltewah Residents Ask Sewage Treatment Plant Go In Meigs County Instead; WWTA Says Growth To Be Stymied Without Plant

An overflow crowd of Ooltewah residents opposed to a sewage plant "in their back yard" recommended on Wednesday that it go further north, perhaps Meigs County where TVA is building a major power center. Officials of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) said Mahan Gap Road is the best location and least expensive. Without a new plant, development ... (click for more)

Earthquakes Hit Tennessee Valley Early Wednesday Morning

Two earthquakes happened early Wednesday morning just north of Chattanooga, awakening many early in the morning. The earthquakes registered at 4.4 and 3.3 magnitudes at 4:27 a.m. Some people felt them in North Chattanooga and Ooltewah. They were also felt as far away as Atlanta and Nashville. A St. Elmo woman told of the sewing machine that she uses as a night table by ... (click for more)

Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Best Breakfast Ever

As I have grown older, I have grown more peculiar. I love having so many wonderful friends who I’ll see out in the mornings, all hail and hardy, but most of the time I enjoy having breakfast by myself. Hear me out: whether it is the Cracker Barrel, the Bluegrass Café or any number of other places I enjoy, most often there are delightful people who invite me to share their table ... (click for more)