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Scenic Roots - Thu 6/13/24

Scenic Roots - Thu 6/13/24
  • Inversion Vocal Ensemble for this Juneteenth in Chattanooga.
  • Honoring Negro League baseball, in Chattanooga and beyond.
  • The Southside Juneteenth Jubilee; The True Athlete Project.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”

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  • Here in Chattanooga, music takes center stage on the evening of Juneteenth. Inversion Vocal Ensemble, based in Nashville, will perform at the Juneteenth Commemoration Ceremony - on Wednesday starting at 6 PM at the Walker Theatre - during this year's Juneteenth Festival.
  • This Friday and Saturday is Negro League Appreciation Weekend here in Chattanooga. The annual celebration - hosted by the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, in partnership with Food City - honors African-American players of the Negro Leagues during segregated baseball.
  • In Southside Chattanooga, a community celebration for Juneteenth is this weekend. The Bethlehem Center, the faith-based nonprofit serving children and families in the Alton Park neighborhood, hosts the Southside Juneteenth Jubilee on Saturday from 1 PM to 4 PM at its location, 200 W. 38th St.
  • How do you build a more compassionate world through sport? That's the goal of the True Athlete Project, a nonprofit in this country and Britain. On Sunday, the Project hosts a free public workshop at Chattanooga's Jefferson Park from 10 AM to 2 PM.