Songbirds Foundation Postpones Celebration Of 3-Year Anniversary

Monday, March 23, 2020

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, Songbirds is postponing its 3-Year Anniversary Party. 

More information will be coming. 


Songbirds To Close Until May 1

John Shearer: Remembering When Joe Diffie Played At Riverbend

Tivoli Theatre Foundation Launches Stay At Home Film Series For Patrons


Due to concerns surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), Songbirds has determined it is in the best interest of its employees, customers, and the community to temporarily close its doors. All concerts ... (click for more)

When I heard the sad news that country music singer Joe Diffie had died Sunday at age 61 after testing positive for coronavirus, I started remembering that he had once played at the Riverbend ... (click for more)

While the historic Tivoli Theatre is temporarily closed, The Bobby Stone Film Series presented by West Village will bring the cinema to their friends and community with their new Virtual Cinema. ... (click for more)




Entertainment

Songbirds To Close Until May 1

Due to concerns surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), Songbirds has determined it is in the best interest of its employees, customers, and the community to temporarily close its doors. All concerts and museum activities will be suspended following federal guidelines. Songbirds will be monitoring the situation closely on a day-to-day basis and currently plans to resume regular ... (click for more)

John Shearer: Remembering When Joe Diffie Played At Riverbend

When I heard the sad news that country music singer Joe Diffie had died Sunday at age 61 after testing positive for coronavirus, I started remembering that he had once played at the Riverbend Festival. The only reason I remember that fact is that I covered his performance when I was working for the Chattanooga News-Free Press. I could not remember the exact date, but I went ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Has 7 More Coronavirus Deaths, Including 3 From Nashville; Hamilton County At 94 Cases With No New Deaths

Tennessee now has 72 coronavirus deaths - up seven since the Monday report. Cases have gone up from 3,802 to 4,138. Officials said 408 people have been hospitalized in the state from coronavirus. Becky Barnes of the Hamilton County Health Department said there are now 94 cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton County. There were no additional deaths from Monday’s tally. Of those, ... (click for more)

Georgia Has Big Jump In Number Of Coronavirus Cases, Up To 8,818; 329 Deaths

Georgia state health officials said Tuesday that 329 people in the state have died of the coronavirus - up from 294 on Monday. The confirmed cases are now at 8,818, up from 7,558 on Sunday, an increase of 1,260 cases. Officials said 1,774 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus - up from 1,393 on Monday. Whitfield County has increased to 21 cases with one ... (click for more)

Opinion

Perspective On The Virus

First, the coronavirus problem: We all know the current numbers of 'cases' and deaths attributed to the coronavirus keep changing -- always increasing, moment by moment. (Except in China; somehow it seems they quickly got their latest invention completely under control! Makes you wonder, don't it?) The number of recoveries is also increasing, although we don't hear much about recoveries; ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Embarrassed Navy

After a week of turmoil, where Navy Captain Brett Crozier was accused of “panicking” when the coronavirus infected his 5,000-man aircraft carrier and was almost instantly fired, Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modley put an exclamation point on the better truth that he’s the one who panicked because he thought that is what President Trump would have wanted. No, what should ... (click for more)