published Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Arts Calendar

THEATER

BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org. Burlesque: Sugar, Spice & Nothing Nice," variety show featuring dancing, singing and comedy that explores the different layers of a woman, 8 p.m. March 27-29. $20 (18 and older).

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

"And Then There Were None," Agatha Christie mystery about 10 people with something to hide, 7 p.m. March 27, 8 p.m. March 28-29, 2:30 p.m. March 30, 7 p.m. April 3, 8 p.m. April 4-5, 2:30 p.m. April 6.

March 27: Real-time captioning for "And Then There Were None."

March 28: Talk-back with director and cast following "And Then There Were None."

March 31-April 1: Auditions for "Pippin," 7:30 p.m.

April 4: Girls Night Out preceding "And Then There Were None," with complimentary refreshments at 7 p.m.

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

"The Foreigner," through April 25. $13-$26.

"The Diary of Anne Frank," March 28-May 22. $13-$25.

EAST HAMILTON MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL -- 2015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. 423-893-3535. "#MakingMemories," a play by middle-school drama students Holli Hutson and Laurie Melnik about first-day-of-school friendships, 7-9 p.m. March 28-29. $5 adults, $3 students. hutson_h@hcde.org.

MARS THEATER -- 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 423-315-4335. "See How They Run," a World War II-era spy comedy, by Back Alley Productions, 7:30 p.m. March 28-29. $8. 706-621-2870.

FILM EVENTS

CHATTANOOGA FILM FESTIVAL -- Carmike Majestic, 311 Broad St. Independent films and five education panels for regional filmmakers (plus opening gala at Hunter Museum of American Art), April 3-6. $10 general admission; $35 Mise En Scenesters after-hours events; $210, $150, $75 weekend badges. chattanoogafilmfest.com.

EASTGATE SATURDAY CINEMA -- Eastgate Public Library, 5705 Marlin Road, Suite 1500, 5900 Building. "The Lone Ranger" (PG-13), 2:30-5 p.m.Bring your own snacks and drinks with lids. Free. 423-855-2689.

UTC UNIVERSITY CENTER -- Multicultural Center (third floor), 642 E. Fifth St. UTC marks Foreign Language Week with double-feature March 27: "Beauty and the Beast" French with English subtitles, 3 p.m.; intermission with snacks and a German short, then "Pan's Labyrinth," Spanish with English subtitles, 5 p.m.

ART EVENTS

SPRING FOR THE ARTS -- The Farm, 187 S. Goose Hill Road, Rocky Face, Ga. Spring for the Arts fashion show and luncheon benefiting Creative Arts Guild of Dalton, Ga., 11:45 a.m. March 27. Raffle starts at 11 a.m. $45 individual; call 706-217-6677 for space availability.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401,www.artcraftersdayton.com.Dayton Arts League winter exhibit, "Cold Hands, Warm Art," through March 29.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "High School Art Show," through April 30.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org.

"ReForm: A Habitat for Humanity Exhibition," works by artists Adam Kirby, Stephen Nemecek, Andrew Nigh, Carrie Pendergrass, Karen Rudolph and Ann Steverson, through March 29.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. "Bright Ideas: African American Inventors and Inventions," through June 14.

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

COMFORT SKATESHOP -- 1467 Market St. "The Shadow, the Window, the Frame, Pt. 1," painting and collage show by Devon Kronenberg, through March 28. 423-653-5090.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-7782. "Spring," works by Community Artist League members Debbie Kowalczyk and Becky Pico, through March 31.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. "Fr:Ac/TurE(d)," works by Jake Kelly, through April 27.

FOODWORKS RESTAURANT -- 205-C Manufacturers Road. 423-580-2270. "Spring Colors," show and sale of watercolors, oils, acrylics and collages by Civic Arts League members, March 29-June 28. Artist meet-and-greet, 4-6 p.m. April 3.

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," through April 6.

"African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond," organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, through May 25.

Art Wise: Distinguished Speakers series presents Virginia Mecklenburg, chief curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and one of the curators of current "African American Art" exhibit, 6 p.m. March 27.

"Preface: An Introduction to Artists' Books," drawn from the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama, March 28-June 15.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com.

Satan's Breath," by Virginia Webb, through March 31.

"Serendipitous," by Helen Burton and Sheila Fulghum, April 1-25. Opening reception April 4.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. "Art Underfoot," annual exhibit of hooked rugs, through March 27.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "East Asian Inspired Art: 7 Artists," through May 29.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com.

"Impressions," by Mia Merlin, Joe Parrot and Yaffa and Jeff Todd, through March 31.

"Collaborations," by Daud Akhriev, Melissa Hefferlin and Mary Lynn Portera, March 28-April 30. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. March 28.

"Nature at Its Best," by Steve Noggle, Kim Kauffman and Ceasar Citraro, April 1-30. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. April 4.

THE ART CENTER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-2144, www.blueridgearts.net. "The Art of Keith Burgess," 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.

about Lisa Denton...

Lisa Denton is deputy features editor and content editor of Current. She previously was a lifestyle, entertainment and region reporter/pod leader for The Chattanooga Times, which she joined in 1983. Lisa is from Sale Creek and holds an associate’s degree in journalism from Chattanooga State Community College. Contact Lisa at 423-757-6281 or ldenton@timesfreepress.com.

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