Emily’s List of Weekday Activities – August 1, 2018


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — There are lots of live concerts happening in Chattanooga this week.

On Wednesday, Head over to The Signal to see Nahko and Medicine For The People.

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The band’s music is a mix of alternative and acoustic rock, and promotes social change.

The show starts at 8:30 p.m.

It’s only fitting with the newest Mamma Mia movie in theaters, that there would be a tribute concert to ABBA happening Thursday night.

This pop show is known to be the “closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre.

If you’ve ever wanted to be hypnotized, you’ll get your first chance on Thursday night.

Master Hypnotist Gary Conrad is performing at the Comedy Catch on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Conrad can put you to sleep, so you can become part of an unusual adventure, or you can just be entertained by other people being hypnotized.

The Thursday show starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Tennessee Valley might be far from the ocean, but you can still have some “shark-tacular” fun.

The Tennessee Aquarium is hosting SharkFest! Friday, where you can enter a diver’s shark cage, get a shark tattoo, or even get a shark hairdo, among lots of other shark-related activities.

The event starts at 5 p.m.

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You can watch Emily Cassulo weeknights on News 12 Now at 6 and Prime News at 7. Emily also does stories on different tech products and issues for Tech Byte, which airs Mondays on News 12 Now. She joined the WDEF news team in September 2016 from News 12’s sister station in Columbus, Mississippi, where she worked as an anchor, producer and reporter. Emily is no stranger to the Volunteer State. Before moving to Mississippi, she worked at WBBJ-TV, covering crime and severe weather throughout West Tennessee. She loves living in Chattanooga, and exploring what the Scenic City has to offer. Emily is a Florida native, graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in broadcast journalism and minor in political science. While in college, Emily worked part-time as a reporter/web producer at News/Talk 96.5 WDBO. She broke her first news story there, which made national headlines, and covered the 2010 Central Florida congressional elections and the high-profile Casey Anthony trial. When she’s not busy reporting, Emily enjoys shopping, reading, playing the piano, and spending time with family and friends. Feel free to e-mail her at ecassulo@wdef.com if you have any story ideas or just want to say ‘Hi.’