Flowerpot Music Postponed Due To Expected Storms

Monday, June 21, 2021

An event in which the public was invited to celebrate International Make Music Day by joining a group of folks at Coolidge Park to take part in Flowerpot Music and play a flower pot has been postponed.

It was originally set for tonight (Monday), but will be rescheduled due to expected storms.

Flowerpot Music was created by celebrated composer Elliot Cole and directed by percussionist Peter Ferry. Its purpose is to welcome interested people to join in a guided experience of making beautiful sounds with flower pots. It is not necessary to read music nor to have a musical background.

Flowerpot Music is designed to feel almost like playing games and can be performed successfully by first-timers or by professionals, said organizers.

In Chattanooga, this event will be led by composer and UTC professor Dr. Jonathan McNair as a part of Make Music Chattanooga.

Flowerpot Music was one of over 30 Make Music Chattanooga events set for today (Monday, June 21). A full schedule of events is available here: www.concerthopper.com/makemusiccha.



WCLE Mix 104.1 Receives Luther Community Service Award For Empty Stocking Fund

Choral Arts Of Chattanooga Hosts Auditions Aug. 24

WTCI PBS Launches Livestream


WCLE Mix 104.1 was awarded the Luther Community Service Award during the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame this weekend in Murfreesboro. The award is named after the legendary Luther Masingill ... (click for more)

Choral Arts of Chattanooga will host auditions for the 2021-2022 season on Aug. 24. Upcoming performances include Choral Arts Christmas on Dec. 9, Mass: A Celebration of Love and Joy by Andre ... (click for more)

WTCI PBS is now streaming live, free for everyone, on the PBS Video App, online at wtciTV.org and on the following platforms: Roku, Android mobile, Amazon Fire tablets, iOS, tvOS, Chromecast, ... (click for more)



Entertainment

WCLE Mix 104.1 Receives Luther Community Service Award For Empty Stocking Fund

WCLE Mix 104.1 was awarded the Luther Community Service Award during the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame this weekend in Murfreesboro. The award is named after the legendary Luther Masingill of WDEF in Chattanooga. It marked the second community service Luther Award for WCLE. The first was for the station's coverage of the 2020 tornadoes. This year WCLE was cited for its Empty ... (click for more)

Choral Arts Of Chattanooga Hosts Auditions Aug. 24

Choral Arts of Chattanooga will host auditions for the 2021-2022 season on Aug. 24. Upcoming performances include Choral Arts Christmas on Dec. 9, Mass: A Celebration of Love and Joy by Andre Thomas on Feb. 24, and Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez on May 3. Concerts are held at 2nd Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Reparatory and dates are subject to change. Visit choralartsofchattanooga.org ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Charged In Pikeville Axe Murders Told Police He Can't Remember Grisly Killings, But "It Must Have Been Me"

A man charged with using an axe to hack a mother and her daughter to death told authorities he cannot remember any details of the grisly killings at Pikeville, but Robert Joe Whittenburg said he concluded "it had to be me." Whittenburg, 47, faces two counts of first-degree murder in the killing of 46-year-old Deanna Lawrence and her 24-year-old daughter (and his girlfriend) Dedra ... (click for more)

Red Bank Commissioners Vote On 1st Reading To Raise Taxes 11 Cents

Red Bank Commissioners voted unanimously on first reading on Tuesday night to raise the property tax by 11 cents. The new $1.10 per $100 of assessed valuation was 10 cents below what Interim City Manager John Alexander had recommended and had been supported by Mayor Hollie Berry and Vice Mayor Stefanie Dalton. Red Bank's tax rate previously was $1.39. However, under the certified ... (click for more)

Opinion

Meacham Hit On What Has Harmed America The Most

I was recently involuntarily sent a copy of the December 2019 House Intelligence Committee’s report on its investigation into Donald Trump and the Ukraine which I immediately prepared to put in the trash as being outdated in 2021. However, I noticed the six-page foreword had been written by McCallie School and Sewanee graduate Jon Meacham who also happens to be a Pulitzer Prize ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘The Worst Ever’ In Louisiana

Not since the COVID pandemic first began 18 months ago have conditions been as grave as they are right now in Louisiana. Today a sweeping masking mandate will begin statewide for “everybody,” vaccinated or not, after the state’s hospitals on Tuesday set an all-time record for inpatients with 2,112, breaking the previous mark of 2,069 set in January. On Monday there were 11,109 confirmed ... (click for more)