published Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Arts Calendar - Feb. 13-19

THEATER

ACT PLAYHOUSE — 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, www.actdalton.org. “Life, Love and Laughter,” dialogue, monologues and touching songs with original music by Michael Huesman, 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15. $15.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. “Lost in Yonkers,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15, 2 p.m. Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1, 2 p.m. March 2. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $16, students $11.

BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER — 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, www.buttonwillowchurch.com. “Granddaddy’s Watch,” dinner and two-hour live show, 5:15 p.m. CST Fridays-Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

* “The Odd Couple,” male and female versions of the Neil Simon play, 7 p.m. Feb. 13, 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $12.50-$25 all other shows.

* “Go, Dog. Go!” Youth Theatre presentation, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m. March 1-2.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com.

* Auditions for “The Diary of Anne Frank,” roles available for two girls ages 13-16, one boy ages 16-18, men ages 20-60s and women ages 20s to 40s (or those who can play those ages), 6:30-9 p.m. CST Feb. 16.

* “Grease,” through March 9. $13-$26.

* “The Dixie Swim Club,” through March 21. $13-$25.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE — 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. “A Night of Valentine One-Acts,” plays include “Where Have All the Lightning Bugs Gone,” “Sister” and “Last Train to Nibroc,” 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15, 2 p.m. Feb. 16. $10.

LEE UNIVERSITY — Edna Minor Conn Theatre, Church and 11th streets (Room 305, Vest Building), Cleveland, Tenn. 423-614-8343, www.leeuniversity.edu/theatre.edu. “Tragedy: A Tragedy,” Feb. 20-24. $10 adults, $7 seniors/students.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER — 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. 423-886-1959, www.smph.org. “The Curious Savage,” comedy produced by Signal Mountain Playhouse, 6:45 p.m. Feb. 14-15, Feb. 21-Feb. 22. $14 (includes preshow dessert, coffee).

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.

* “The Matchmaker,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-15, 2 p.m. Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23. $10.

* Auditions for “Murder for Dummies,” with roles available for six men and 10 women, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17-18 (show dates, April 11-20).

THE VENUE CREEKSIDE — 527 W. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. 473-9668. “Sirens,” Ocoee Theatre Guild presentation, 8 p.m. Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16. $10-$12.

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER — Dorothy Hackett Ward Theater,752 Vine St. 423-425-4269, tickettracks.com. “No Exit,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-14, 2 p.m. Feb. 15. $10-$12.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH — Guerry Auditorium, 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. Performance by Koresh Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. CST Feb. 23. $10-$25.

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER — Roland Hayes Concert Hall,752 Vine St. 423-425-4269, www.utc/.edu/finearts. Patten Performances presentation by Koresh Dance Company, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25. $15-$24.

FILM EVENTS

BARKING LEGS THEATER — 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org. Mise En Scenesters screening of paranormal thriller “Fateful Endings,” Feb. 15.

OUTDOOR CHATTANOOGA — 200 River St. 423-643-6888, www.outdoorchattanooga.com. Camp Chair Traveler slide-show program by Chattanooga Grotto caving community, “Chattanooga’s Wild Caves,” 6 p.m. Feb. 13. Free.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Curated exhibit of work from regional undergraduate and college graduate art students in East Tennessee, through March 3.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. “Pictures Tell the Story,” 60 images of a changing society by 1940s-1970s photojournalist Ernest C. Withers, through Feb. 24.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM — 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. Exhibit of World War II weapons, uniforms and equipment, through March 31.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART — UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. “Michelle Segre: Sculptures and Drawings,” part of Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series, through March 20.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. “Analogy & Exaggeration,” works by Lolly Durant and Bradley Wilson, through March 9.

GRAFFITI — 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. Sculpture and drawings by Bryan Rasmussen, through March 15.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org.

* “Slavery: A Continued Legacy,” works by artists of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, through April 6.

* “African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond,” exhibition organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum includes 100 works by 43 artsts, Feb. 14-May 25.

* Hunter Underground, fundraiser presented by young members group Avant-Art includes food, music, silent auction and “smash and grab gallery,” 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $40 Avant-Art members, $50 nonmembers, $60 at door. Must be 21 or older to attend.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. “Un-scene Chattanooga,” oil paintings by Victoria Pearlman of behind-the-scenes locations hidden from the casual observer, through Feb. 28.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM — Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 423-236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology.

* “Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World,” permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts.

* “The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah,” artifacts on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, through April.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM — 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187 or www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. History tours. $5 adults, $1 children.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. “Stitches in Time: Hand Quilting,” antique and contemporary handquilted quilts, through March 1.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM — Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Examines exploits of America’s heroes.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. “Art for the Holidays,” through Feb. 28.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY — 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. Free. “Members Exhibition,” open-themed show offers work by gallery members, through March 20.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. “Southern Spirit,” paintings by James Conner of Alabama, sustainable baskets by Matt Tommey of North Carolina and figurative work by Barbara Odil of Georgia, through Feb. 28.

SEWN TO THE SKY — 827 Chestnut St. 423-531-0447. Exhibit and sale of new paintings, drawings and mixed-media pieces by local artist Danyelle Dover, through Feb. 28.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM — 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860, www.6thcavalrymuseum.com. Display chronicles the “Fighting 6th” from 1861 to present.

THE ART CENTER — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-2144, www.blueridgearts.net.

* “The Photography of Tom Kells,” photographs and photography-based mixed-media ensembles, through Feb. 22.

* “The Art of Keith Burgess,” oil paintings of landscapes and portraits by center’s artist in residence, through March 29.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY — 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. “Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations,” through April 6. Artist talk/reception, 4:30 p.m. April 4.

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