Fourth floor of downtown library features high-tech, hands-on lab

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Amber Lantham, Chattanooga, Tenn., — If you are looking for any type of book, a mystery novel, an encyclopedia, or a memoir, chances are you will find one at your local public library. However, in Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Public Library offers so much more than books. The fourth floor of the Chattanooga Public Library doubles […]

Want to meet a ghost?

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Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Chattanooga Ghost Tours will scare off your socks. Starting at 7:30 p.m. each night, the original walking ghost tour is one-and-a-half hours long for $15.95. Groups walk one mile around downtown with a guide, while hearing stories of the ghosts in Chattanooga. The extended ghost tour is twoand-a-half hours at […]

‘Destiny’ latest release from makers of ‘Halo’

Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn., — So far, 2014 has been a great year for video games both for the old generation of consoles and the new. Games like “Dark Souls II” and “Titanfall” dominated the early part of the year, despite complete contrast in styles, with “Dark Souls II” being a big role playing game […]

Patten Performances features world-renowned Rioult Dance company on campus

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Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Patten Performance series is bringing RIOULT Dance NY to the stage Oct. 14. Bob Boyer, director of Patten Performances, described it as “A very lyrical contemporary dance,” as opposed to “ballet or ballet technique.” “We try to balance all three of these genres as we book, just like we […]

Camp Chair Cinema features movies under the stars in Renaissance Park

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Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Camp Chair Cinema features outdoor documentaries in Renaissance Park. The next event is Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. It is a free event that is open to the public, produced by Outdoor Chattanooga in collaboration with Lookout Wild Film Festival and River Rocks. There will be a screening of […]

Wild Art: students enjoy the Chamberlain Pavilion


Southside expands with Jump Park and Southside Social

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The Southside Social is under construction next to the Jump Park across from Finley Stadium.

Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. —After waiting five years, developer John Wise said he’s “all in” on the Southside. Formerly a warehouse, Southside Social will open in December and feature a bowling alley and swimming pool. It also will have two stages, one for acoustic music and one for larger bands. Wise said he wants to […]

Tea with Strangers offers chance to meet new people

By Maddie Kaprich, Chattanooga, Tenn., –You pass hundreds of people everyday: at the UC, in class, at the grocery store and on the street. Imagine if you had the chance to get to know every stranger you came across in a day. That concept is the idea that cultivated the Tea with Strangers movement that […]

Critic’s Corner: Universal Joint

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By Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Are you always looking for more interesting places to eat out? Tired of the same wallpaper in every restaurant or the 20-minute wait with your friends while you wish you had your puppy with you? Thankfully, Universal Joint (UJ) is here to save the day. Sporting a sign that […]

Theater department presents ‘Clybourne Park’

Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Today is the last day to catch the theater company’s presentation of Bruce Norris’ “Clybourne Park” in the Fine Arts Center. There are two showings- the first at 2 p.m and the finale at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students and senior citizens and are $12 otherwise. This award-winning […]