17: David Greenberger at Barking Legs Theater
Mar 27: Fred Lane and His
Disheveled Monkeybiters at the Big Ears Festival (Knoxville)
Wayne-O-Rama is now
closed! It was open from Nov. 19, 2016 through Sept. 30, 2017.
Designed by Emmy-winning artist Wayne White, it's a funhouse of
Chattanooga history for all ages. Wayne-O-Rama is sponsored by See
Rock City, Inc. and presented by The Shaking Ray Levi Society at the
Tenn Arts space, with generous support from the Benwood Foundation,
the Footprint Foundation, the Lyndhurst Foundation and the McKenzie
Founded in 1986, the
Shaking Ray Levi Society is a volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit arts
tax-deductible donation to the SRLS using PayPal:
of your donation goes directly toward our outreach and
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The mission of the Shaking Ray Levi Society is to nurture and support
music, film, and performance art that is challenging, non-traditional,
and falls outside the mainstream, in order to help nourish the cultural
growth of Chattanooga.
This is done by sponsoring shows by artists recognized on a national and
international level, supporting original work by area musicians and
filmmakers, and engaging the community through workshops and educational
"Only in our country are our children not receiving the benefits of the
dynamic energies taking place in our culture and in the heritage of our
culture and so, the work of the Shaking Ray Levi Society in my
opinion is very important because they are seeking to provide
an alternative to the marketplace dynamics." - composer, saxophonist and
MacArthur fellowship recipient Anthony Braxton (video)
"SRLS is a very sound organization that has made a strong contribution
to Chattanooga over the years" - Dr.
Thomas Wolf, WolfBrown
1986, the mission of the Shaking Ray Levi Society (SRLS), a
501(c)(3) non-profit arts education organization, has been to
support original work by area artists, engage the community
through outreach programs, and present artists recognized on a
national and international level.
strives to nurture creativity throughout the area in schools,
hospitals and other facilities with a partnership with The
Rhythmic Arts Project (TRAP), which allows the SRLS to
reach those with various disabilities using percussion as a
tool; this outreach concentrates on underserved populations
(including children with cognitive, physical and emotional
disabilities) at facilities including Signal
Centers, Dawn School,
Borderless Arts (VSA
Tennessee), Hospice of Chattanooga's Grief Camp, Chattanooga
Therapeutic Recreation Services and the Chattanooga Zoo's Camp
The SRLS presents arts and culture in a diverse way that spans
music, film, dance, visual and performance art, history,
education and more. It was responsible for the planning,
project management and implementation of the year-long Southside
in 2016-2017, a local history funhouse designed by 4-time Emmy
winning artist Wayne White.
here for a list of previous events presented by the
Shaking Ray Levi Society.