Scenic Roots

Alan Shikoh

Richard Winham shares the first part of a virtual performance by guitarist Alan Shikoh at Barking Legs Theater in Chattanooga.

Rabbi Craig Lewis
Mizpah Congregation

The Jewish festival of Chanukah begins next week.  Tomorrow night starting at 6 PM, Rabbi Craig Lewis of Mizpah Congregation here in Chattanooga will teach a virtual class about it through The Chattery - titled “History Happy Hour: The History and Mystery of Chanukah.”

A red wolf
Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center

Red wolves are apex predators, critical to ecological balance.  Without them, the rest of us - humans, other animals and plants - cannot succeed.  Red wolves are endangered:  only seven known in the wild - and 250 under human care.

Part of the extraction process at Landrace Bioscience
Landrace Bioscience

Here in Chattanooga, Landrace Bioscience is a CBD startup that manufactures high-quality hemp extracts.

This fall, it received the Spirit of Innovation Award from the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • James Dawson of Chattanooga CBD startup Landrace Bioscience.
  • Reflection Riding’s Mark McKnight & Tish Gailmard on red wolves.
  • Rabbi Craig Lewis on Hanukkah - and Barking Legs Theater.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”


Richard Winham shares the second part of a virtual performance by roots band Lazybirds for the Mountain Spirit Acoustic Series at the Isis Music Hall in Asheville, North Carolina.

Wreaths Across Chattanooga in 2019
Wreaths Across Chattanooga / Facebook

Each year, our fallen veterans are honored with wreaths at their grave markers in cemeteries around the country on National Wreaths Across America Day.

“It’s A Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play”
Chattanooga Theatre Centre

How do you take the story of a Christmas movie classic - released right after World War II - and tell it on the stage?

As a live radio play - the way it might have been performed back in the 1940’s, during the early years of radio.

  • CTC’s Chuck Tuttle on “It’s a Wonderful Life:  A Live Radio Play.”
  • Mickey McCamish on this year’s Wreaths Across Chattanooga.
  • Mountain Spirit Acoustic Series:  Lazybirds / Part II.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”

Lori Nelson Spielman

Richard Winham shares a conversation with Lori Nelson Spielman - author of “The Life List” and “Sweet Forgiveness” - talking about her third and latest novel:  “The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany.”