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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Weds 1/26/22

Scenic Roots - Weds 1/26/22
  • “Dark Waters” illuminates beneath the surface at ICA at UTC.
  • From TEDxChattanooga: John Kerns On “Free The Plant”
  • Talking Writing: Dr. Jing Tsu on “Kingdom of Characters.”
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • Kristine Potter's “Dark Waters” - her collection of gelatin silver photographs and a video piece, drawn from her travels across Southern landscapes - is now on display at the Institute of Contemporary Art here on our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • Here in Chattanooga, John Kerns is founder and CEO of New Bloom Labs, which provides rapid chemical analysis for the hemp industry. Back in November, he gave one of the talks at TEDxChattanooga at Common House, titled: “Free the Plant.”
  • Richard Winham shares a conversation with Dr. Jing Tsu, literary scholar and cultural historian at Yale University, on her new book, “Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern.”