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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners
By Ben Kayser, Managing Editor

Continuing its streak of success, the faith-based movie starring Dennis Quaid I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, about MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, …

THE RISE, FALL, AND FUTURE OF TAYLOR SWIFT, AMERICA’S RELATABLE SWEETHEART

Just Like Us: The Rise, Fall, and Future of Taylor Swift, America’s Relatable Sweetheart
By Devon Maloney 
In the history of pop music, there have been few Greek tragedies quite as epic — or as strange — as that of Taylor Swift and her image. Photo: …

BEST ALBUMS OF 2018 SO FAR

Best Albums Of 2018 So Far
By Glenn Gamboa – Newday – 7-1-18
Popular culture doesn’t have use for hedged bets or measured responses these days. And so far, 2018 has been filled with bold, well-executed visions from veterans and stunning, fully …

TRI-OCTAVES BACK FOR THEIR 14TH CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tri-Octaves Back For Their 14th Christmas Concert
Performers in this weekend’s Tri-Octaves concerts at Christ United Methodist Church.  Tri-Octaves Photo By Craig Tyndall
Can you imagine traditional carol “Joy to the World” set to the melody of Fats Domino’s “Blueberry Hill”?
That’s just …

THE 20 BEST FILMS OF 2018 SO FAR

 
The 20 Best Films Of 2018 So Far
By Rafer Guzmán, Newsday (TNS) – 7-9-18
This image released by Focus Features shows Fred Rogers on the set of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” from the film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”
Even if 2018 ended …

ALABAMA BLUES PROJECT FINALLY FINDS A PERMANENT HOME

Alabama Blues Project Finally Finds A Permanent Home

The Associated Press – 7-10-18

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Like the old Johnny Cash song, the Alabama Blues Project will soon have its own home of the blues — a permanent spot, just around the …

‘A Healing Music Festival’ Changes Children’s Lives

‘A Healing Music Festival’ Changes Children’s Lives
July 19, 20, 21 at the Collegedale Community Church
By Emily Crisman – 7-18-18

Jaime Jorge knows from experience the positive impact music can have on a child’s life. The native Cuban violinist moved to Chattanooga about …

How Social Media Changed the One-hit Wonder

How Social Media Changed the One-hit Wonder
The format has fallen to the wayside in the past few years. But should we be mourning its demise or celebrating?

One-hit wonders defined my childhood. Watching Top of the Pops on a Friday night, I was …

This 90’s R&B Singer Gave Up Fame for Faith

This 90’s R&B Singer Gave Up Fame for Faith
By Tess Farrand – August 2018
Montell Jordan – Executive Pastor at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia
Let’s take a time machine, shall we? We’re back in the 1990’s where parachute pants and …

MUSICIANS DOMINATE SOCIAL-MEDIA FEEDS

Musicians Dominate Social-Media Feeds
By Nate Rau – USA Today Network – Tennessee – 8-17-18
Country music singer Kane Brown, who grew up in the Chattanooga/North Georgia area, is a social-media success story, initially picking up fans via the internet and word of mouth …

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