1. MOVIES: “THE JUNGLE BOOK WILD WORLD Man-cub Mowgli (voice of Neel Sethi), who’s been raised by a family of wolves, embarks on a journey of self-discovery, guided by a panther-turned-mentor Bagheera. Directed by Jon Favreau (?Iron Man?), based on Rudyard Kipling?s timeless stories and featuring state-of the-art technology that immerses audiences in the lush world like never before, Disney?s ?The Jungle Book? hits theaters in stunning 3D and IMAX 3D on April 15, 2016. ?2015 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.” Rated PG Creds to Moviefone.com
2. MOVIES: “To survive harsh economic times, Calvin and Angie have merged the barbershop and beauty salon into one business. The days of male bonding are gone as Eddie and the crew must now contend with sassy female co-workers and spirited clientele. As the battle of the sexes rages on, a different kind of conflict has taken over Chicago. Crime and gangs are on the rise, leaving Calvin worried about the fate of his son. Together, the friends come up with a bold plan to take back their beloved neighborhood.” Rated PG-13 Creds to Moviefone.com
3. MOVIES: Genre: Documentary- “Filmmaker Andrew Rossi examines an exhibit at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art that showcases Chinese-inspired Western fashions.” Rated PG-13 Creds to Moviefone.com
4. MOVIES: “CIA agent Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) dies while traveling to a secret location to meet a hacker who can launch missiles at will. Desperate to find his whereabouts, officials turn to an experimental neurosurgeon who can transfer memories from one brain to another. The guinea pig for the procedure is Jerico Stewart (Kevin Costner), a violent and dangerous death-row inmate. Now gifted with Pope’s skills and knowledge, Stewart must race against time to stop a sinister international conspiracy.” Rated R Creds to Moviefone.com
5. EVENTS: “4 Bridges Arts Festival
The 16th annual 4 Bridges Arts Festival returns to Chattanooga this weekend with two days of activity and more than 150 artists at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Heralded as one of the finest art fairs in the nation, the festival brings world-class artists to the Scenic City for art buyers, art lovers and spectators. Tickets are $10 for a two-day pass or $7 per day. Click herefor ticketing information.
When: Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m.–7 p.m., and Sunday, April 17, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.
How much: $10 for a weekend pass or $7 per day” Creds to nooga.com
6. EVENTS: “The Chattery: Two-year anniversary at The Coin-Op
The Chattery has been offering Chattanooga residents unique, fun classes for the past two years. You’ve learned how to make your own home brew, the art of origami, making terrariums, indigo dyeing and so much more. As a celebration, organizers are throwing a party at The Coin-Op, Chattanooga’s adult arcade. Expect cake, champagne and video games from 6 to 9 p.m. If you’ve never heard of The Chattery or if you’ve never been to The Coin-Op, this is a great opportunity. Click here for more information.
When: Friday, April 15, 6–9 p.m.
Where: 233 E. M.L. King Blvd.
How much: Free” Creds to Nooga.com
7. EVENTS: “Palate 2 Palette
Palate 2 Palette has become one of Chattanooga’s favorite fundraising events, with elaborate annual themes and plenty of excitement. The Southside event serves as a benefit for the Craniofacial Foundation of America. Guests will enjoy an art gallery stroll, wine from Athens Distributing and cuisine from Impressions Catering. The theme is “through the looking glass,” based on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” As always, the Bubbles and Sweets after-party will be at Track 29 from 8 to 10 p.m. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, April 16, 5–8 p.m.
Where: Click here
How much: $100 per person or $150 for VIP” Creds to nooga.com
8. EVENTS: “Scott Miller and Ladies Commonwealth Auxiliary at The Camp House You’d be hard-pressed to find a better contemporary songwriter than Scott Miller. A regular in Chattanooga for years, Miller was a founding member of the popular alt country band The V-Roys. It’s his solo career, however—along with his band the Commonwealth and, now, the Ladies Commonwealth Auxiliary—that has secured Miller’s status as one of the best. Don’t miss this one, folks. Tickets are $12 and available in advancehere. The concert is promoted by Gig City Productions.
When: Saturday, April 16, 7 p.m.
Where: 149 E. M.L. King Blvd.
How much: $12″ Creds to nooga.com
9. EVENTS: “Jazzanooga continues
The annual Jazzanooga music festival has officially launched in Chattanooga to coincide with National Jazz Appreciation Month. Several events are scheduled for this weekend. The Bessie Smith Cultural Center presents “The Life and Times of Big Mama Thornton” on Friday night. On Saturday, a piano will be set up in the lobby of The Public Library during the afternoon for “The Keys of Life Piano Jam.” Guests are invited to enjoy free piano jazz from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sunday, enjoy a gospel and soul brunch at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center at noon. Tickets are $20 in advance for the brunch. Next weekend, the jazz really starts to swing, with several Grammy winners visiting Chattanooga. Click here for more information.
When: All weekend
How much: Varies” Creds to nooga.com
10. EVENTS: Come to Camp Jordan this Saturday and Sunday and bring your Volkswagons and all your VW lovers because its the 18th annual Bug-a-Paluza weekend!! Visit http://www.bugapaluza.com/ for more details on how it all began. Spectator fee is only $4 per person and children under 12 yrs get in free.