Weekly Highlights: Jan. 13-17

Information compiled by Madison Baldwin and Hayden Seay– On Campus: Wednesday, Jan. 28 What: Saxophone Masterclass Where: Roland Hayes Concert Hall When: 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1 What: Junior Percussion Recital Where: Roland Hayes Concert Hall When: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 What: Black Voices Speaker Series Where: Multicultural Center in the UC When: 7:30 p.m. […]

Art students get to know their media

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By Aaron Chowdhury, Chattanooga, Tenn., — On the first day of spring semester, art students in Visual Studies II were given a hands-on assignment – carry a 2×4 cut to their height around campus for a week and then turn the wood into a sculpture. “The purpose is to push them off a cliff, get them to […]

Preview: Ron White takes over the Tivoli

By Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Ron White is taking over the Tivoli on Jan. 31 for a night filled with laughs. White, who is also known as ‘Tater Salad,’ is a comedian that came to fame through the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, in which he performed alongside Larry the Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall for several years […]

Preview: US 101 ‘Concert for a Cause’ combines music, philanthropy

By Langston Carter, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Josh Turner will be performing at Concert for a Cause Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Track 29. The concert is a part of a series that US 101 started to help benefit various charities. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and […]

The Playlist: Alternative

By Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Playlist is a weekly column bringing you endless combinations of your favorite classics, new, and local music. Go listen at 8tracks.com/theutcecho. 1. Mac Demarco – “Ode to Viceroy” This track features mellow vocals and  chromatic guitar resulting in an airy West Coast sound. 2. The Orwells – “Mallrats” Tremolo […]

Critic’s Corner: Further Out


By Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Indiana’s Cloakroom, a band on the Run For Cover record label—along with Tiger’s Jaw, Modern Baseball and Seahaven— recently released Further Out, their debut full-length album. Their sound could be best described as a mix of alt-punk and heavier shoegaze, as they certainly have a ‘wall of noise’ in […]

CAB engages students with campus activities

By Sara Serkownek, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Campus Activities Board (CAB) has a variety of free events for all students that aspire to paint, sing or laugh. “Our goal is to have at least one (event) every week during the semester, to keep students busy and active on campus and engaged in the community as well,” said […]

Apothecary Gallery now accepting submissions


The Apothecary Gallery accepts proposals for solo and group exhibitions as well as experimental and curatorial projects. Submissions for the Spring 2015 semester are due by Friday, January 23. Proposals submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space allows. Available show dates extend from mid-January to the end of April. Materials can be submitted electronically […]

3 state 3 mountain challenge features bike races for all levels

Photos by Abigail Lewis

To register for the race and for more information, visit http://www.chattbike.com

By Hayden Sean, Chattanooga, Tenn., — For casual and avid riders alike, registration is now open for the 28th Annual 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge. There are three routes: the Full Century, a 100-mile course, with all three mountains; the Metric Century, a 62-mile course that features Suck Creek Mountain; and the final course covers 25 miles with no mountains for those who are […]

Bonnaroo 2015 lineup announced


By Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival 2015 lineup has officially been announced. Bonnaroo will take place June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. The festival announced its lineup through a phone line in which fans call 1-844-ROO-2015 to learn the name of one artist on the bill and then share it on social media with the hashtag […]