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The Scene: Mary Mae & What’s New With Cookeville’s Art Jam

Mary discusses the opportunities Art Jam brings to people aspiring to be artists

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Mary Mae, owner of The Art Jam in Cookeville. They look at what the Art Jam is and how she got involved, her three summer camps for kids that cover multiple topics in the art world, and some of the upcoming events she has over the next few weeks.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: International Students

Charlie Wilkerson discusses the state of international students at TTU post-COVID

During the COVID shutdown, the number of international students at universities across the nation fell. Has it rebounded? How important are international students to the Tennessee Tech campus? We explore that topic with Charlie Wilkerson, Tennessee Tech’s Director of International Recruitment and Admission.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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The Scene: Hip Cookeville’s Sam Raper & The Firefly Festival

Sam discusses what keeps her saying yes to different projects in Cookeville.

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she visits with Sam Raper of Hip Cookeville. They touch on how Sam got involved with Hip Cookeville before working on the Firefly Festival, what is new at this year’s festival that wasn’t featured last year, and the criteria for people wanting to submit from local musicians to artists.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep Apnea

This week we go inside the disorder affecting 39 million US adults – sleep apnea

It’s estimated that some 39 million U.S. adults have obstructive sleep apnea. What is it? How does it affect the body? How can it be treated?

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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The Scene: Mixing Therapy & Arts With Beth Anderson Walker

Beth talks about creating a life allowing both art & therapy to exist together.

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway sits down with Beth Anderson Walker, owner of The Inner Alchemy Counseling & Therapeutic Arts Center in Cookeville. They discuss how she settled on therapy after trying different channels of art, Beth talks more about her business in therapeutic arts, and what kind of person would benefit from this type of business.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Alane Boyd

Join us as we explore the ever changing world of business with Alane Boyd.

This week, we hear the story of local entrepreneur Alane Boyd, including her interest in the workplace, her company Workday Ninja’s background and services, her thoughts on AI and remote work, and the importance of adaptability.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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The Scene: Inside The Arts Garage With Karyn Walker

Karyn recaps some past events plus one coming up to kick off the month of April.

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she visits with Karyn Walker, the owner of The Arts Garage in Smithville. Karyn talks about how she settled on the building The Arts Garage is in after it sat for years, the idea of finding “stolen moments” where a person can take five minutes to create, & all about The Blue Show that is coming up on First Friday.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Historic Community Of Rugby

This week, we learn all about the history and story of the community of Rugby.

Right at the junction of Fentress, Morgan, and Scott Counties lies the historic community of Rugby. No doubt you’ve heard of Rugby, but do you know the story behind the community? Today, a local volunteer who fell in love with the story of Rugby.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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The Scene: Meet Local Artist Cass Waldeman

Cass talks about expressing herself through art & some events she has coming up.

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she gets to talk with local Cookeville artist Cass Waldeman. They discuss how Cass sells a project that brought her on a creative & emotional journey, where she likes to create her art at home, & if her life and her art ever show any correlation between one another.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: AI & Education Pt 2

We continue to dive into the world of artificial intelligence with Jason Beach.

Not many days go by where you don’t hear the term “artificial intelligence.” Well, consider this – ChatGPT, which is the machine powered language involved with artificial intelligence, set a record in January for the fastest user growth with 100 million active users just two months after its launch. Artificial intelligence is here. As with most technologies, there are opportunities, there are also concerns about AI. Jason Beach is a Tennessee Tech professor who’s looking at the way AI and other technologies impact education. He also helps lead a task force to define how AI can be used in higher education.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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