CSO: Live Concerts Return, New Educational Events And More

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra 2020/21 season begins, upcoming educational events, and more.

First Horizon Foundation Instrumental Series
Free Community Concert
Percussion & Friends
Sponsored by Compass Commissioning & Design
Sept 11, 7 p.m. 
Tennessee Riverpark
The CSO will begin its unique 2020/21 season with a free community concert at the beautiful Tennessee Riverpark. From Bach to Sousa and beyond, this evening will feature a combination of beloved classical works, patriotic favorites, and modern percussion pieces.  This event is free and open to the public, and attendees will need to bring their own chairs and/or blankets for lawn seating. Attendees will also need to keep in mind the CSO's COVID-19 related health and safety guidelines, which can be found here.  Additional concerts open for sale to the public will be announced soon. Watch the website at chattanoogasymphony.org for the most up-to-date details. 

Sensory Friendly Concert 
Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m.
White Oak Park Pavilion
The 2020/21 Sensory Friendly Concert series begins Saturday, Sept. 19, at White Oak Park in Red Bank. Join for a special quintet performance that allows for movement, interaction, or easy listening. For the health and safety of all participants, the Instrument Petting Zoo will not be available for this performance. Audience members should continue to practice social distancing, and to assist with this, the event will be limited to 35 attendees. Masks are also required for all adults. The event will take place rain or shine in the park pavilion. The concert is free, but you must reserve your seat by contacting Education & Community Engagement Manager Amy Morgan at amorgan@chattanoogasymphony.org. This concert is sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust.

Reading & Listening Recommendations
Víkingur Ólafsson: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert - Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson performs works from Bach, Debussy, and more in this NPR Tiny Desk concert recorded in his own home.  
Meet The Medical Professionals Playing Classical Music Together Online - Throughout the pandemic, medical professionals from across the country have come together to share a love of musical performance as part of the National Virtual Medical Orchestra. 

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Chattanooga Jewish Film Series
The CSO is a sponsor of the Chattanooga Jewish Film Series, which will return for its 13th year in a virtual format. The series opens on Oct. 13 with the film Cresendo, which follows World-famous conductor Eduard Sporck as he works to create an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra, and will continue with a new film each week through Nov. 17. All films will screen virtually for 48 hours beginning at noon the day listed and ending at noon 48 hours later. Limited in-person screenings of each film will be available at the Jewish Cultural Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays each week. Attendance will be limited to 40 moviegoers. Visit www.jewishchattanooga.com for event updates and to purchase tickets. In person screenings must be pre-paid in advance and reservations are required to secure seat(s). For more information call 493-0270 or email atreadwell@jewishchattanooga.com.


Cumulus Chattanooga Unveils PROJECT SHINE On KZ-106, Talk Radio 102.3, Christmas 107.9 And NewsRadio 1150

Weatherman Paul Barys Retiring Next July

Chattanooga Live Music Upcoming Events


Cumulus Media announces the launch of PROJECT SHINE, a cross-platform charitable initiative, serving as a nationwide call to local volunteerism through partner VolunteerMatch, a volunteer engagement ... (click for more)

Paul Barys, who has been a local weatherman for 35 years, said he plans to retire next July. David Karnes will become the chief meteorologist at WRCB Channel 3. Mr. Barys previously was ... (click for more)

Here are the upcoming Chattanooga Live Music weekend events beginning Thursday. Check the CLM Facebook schedule page for details of each event. Event Schedule 19-Nov Michael Whiteside ... (click for more)



Entertainment

Cumulus Chattanooga Unveils PROJECT SHINE On KZ-106, Talk Radio 102.3, Christmas 107.9 And NewsRadio 1150

Cumulus Media announces the launch of PROJECT SHINE, a cross-platform charitable initiative, serving as a nationwide call to local volunteerism through partner VolunteerMatch, a volunteer engagement network. PROJECT SHINE will be promoted on the company’s 422 radio stations and websites across 87 U.S. markets, including on Cumulus Chattanooga radio stations KZ-106, Talk Radio 102.3, ... (click for more)

Weatherman Paul Barys Retiring Next July

Paul Barys, who has been a local weatherman for 35 years, said he plans to retire next July. David Karnes will become the chief meteorologist at WRCB Channel 3. Mr. Barys previously was at stations at North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio. (click for more)

Breaking News

Charlie Poss Chosen New Signal Mountain Mayor; Parking Issue Continues At Signal Point, Rainbow Lake

Signal Mountain has a new mayor. Charlie Poss, an environmental attorney who has volunteered as a member of the town’s planning commission for the past 10 years, was elected unanimously by his fellow council members Monday evening during their regular monthly meeting. Mayor Poss was one of three new council members chosen during the recent election. Susannah Murdock, ... (click for more)

TVA Names New Leaders For Sequoyah And Browns Ferry Nuclear Sites

The Tennessee Valley Authority has named new leaders as site vice presidents for its Sequoyah and Browns Ferry nuclear plants. Matt Rasmussen was named site vice president for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant near Athens, Al. earlier this month and Tom Marshall will step into the site vice president role for Sequoyah Nuclear Plant near Soddy Daisy at the end of the month. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Enforce The Mask Mandate Or Death For Many Lies Ahead - And Response (9)

The news media is in a unique position to save a lot of lives. The sheriff will not enforce a mask mandate unless he feels.. something. At some point. Driving around Chattanooga today I saw no one on the street in a mask. Not one of the people walking around, from East Brainerd to North Chattanooga. Everything is open and people are left with nothing ahead. Except death ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Consider The Big Picture

Here we are, two days this side of Thanksgiving, and to read or watch the news, there ain’t a lot of things going on around us where gratitude, and the art of sincere thanks, are most prominent in our view. As a matter of fact, it may be that never has it been as lacking. Monday afternoon I watched a video on the news channels that showed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and his ... (click for more)