Scenic Roots

"Assassins" Comes To Ensemble Theatre

16 hours ago

On Friday night, Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga opens its 2020 season with “Assassins” - the Stephen Sondheim musical that delves into the dark side of the American experience...

How "Y.B. Normal?" Motivates Kids

16 hours ago

Logan Taylor and Dontay Hampton are the creators of "Y.B. Normal?" - an organization that provides support for troubled and underprivileged youth.

Fixing Homes In Chattanooga's Orchard Knob

16 hours ago

A community partnership here in Chattanooga is renovating homes as a way to revitalize the Orchard Knob neighborhood.


It is called The Orchard Knob Collaborative - and the partners include Habitat for Humanity, Parkridge Health System, the Orchard Knob Neighborhood Watch Association and the United Way.

Scenic Roots - Weds 2/12/20

16 hours ago

  • The Orchard Knob Collaborative on renovating homes in Chattanooga.
  • Logan Taylor & Dontay Hampton, the creators of "Y.B. Normal?"
  • James Ogden & Terry Sanford on "Assassins" at Ensemble Theatre.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of "Scenic Roots."

Ray Bassett is the host of "Scenic Roots" - produced by Haley Solomon, Karley Dodson and Will Davis.

Showcasing Chattanooga Artists At Scenic Trend

17 hours ago

As the arts scene expands here in Chattanooga, so do the places that cover it.

“Scenic Trend” is an online news site - launched last month - dedicated to sharing the stories of artists in this city.


Rachel McIntyre Smith's Cat Cafe Tour

17 hours ago

Valentine’s Day is Friday - and that’s when a singer-songwriter here in Chattanooga begins a five-state concert tour of cat cafes to raise money for animal rescue.

Our own Richard Winham sat down with her...

A Comic On Hearing Loss In Relationships

17 hours ago

Moody Molavi is a comic, originally from Chattanooga - and every day, he and his wife live with the seriousness, and humor, of hearing loss.

Tomorrow night, couples are invited to laugh together with Moody - and learn how to handle the hearing loss and miscommunication in their relationships - at the Jewish Cultural Center, from 6 PM to 8 PM.

An Affordable Housing Idea For Chattanooga

17 hours ago

What can Chattanooga do about the lack of affordable housing, especially in the downtown?

A nonprofit here recently received city funds to study one possible solution:  a community land trust that would preserve affordable housing for people with low-to-moderate incomes.

Scenic Roots - Tues 2/11/20

17 hours ago

  • CALEB's Austin Sauerbrei & Lyneshia Lake on community land trusts.
  • Comic Moody Molavi with Erica Newman of Chattanooga's Speech & Hearing Center.
  • Rachel McIntyre Smith talks to Richard Winham about her cat cafe tour. 
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of "Scenic Roots."

Ray Bassett is the host of "Scenic Roots" - produced by Haley Solomon, Karley Dodson and Will Davis.

River City Sessions Hosts Stringer's Ridge

18 hours ago

Stringer’s Ridge performs tonight at this month’s River City Sessions, here on this campus - the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - starting at 7:30 PM in Cadek Hall, right above our studios here at WUTC.