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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 - Mon 4/10/23

Scenic Roots - Mon 4/10/23
  • This year’s return of the SouthWord Literary Festival.
  • From Chattanooga’s Alton Park: “Stories of Resilience.”
  • “The Cake” serves comedic food for thought at CTC.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • On Friday and Saturday, writers from around the region will gather here in Chattanooga for the SouthWord Literary Festival. Now in its 40th year, the festival celebrates writers from - and now living and working - here in the South.
  • If you’re looking for “Stories of Resilience,” you’ll find them in Chattanooga’s Alton Park. The audio / photo series - curated by the artist 2$ON The Prince - features conversations with three men from that neighborhood.
  • “The Cake” is the next entree on stage at Chattanooga Theatre Centre. The comedy by Brenda Brunstetter - which opens on Friday, April 21st for mature audiences at CTC - tells the story of Della, a cake shop owner in North Carolina whose world is turned upside down.