Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

June 24th, 2011 by Staff Reports in Chattanooga Now - Art


CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE - 400 River St. Box office: 267-8534,

* "Rent," CircleStage production of Pulitizer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning rock opera, 8 p.m. today, Saturday, July 1-2, July 8-9, July 15-16.

* "Hairspray," musical comedy which focuses on plump Tracy Turnblad's desire to dance on a Baltimore television in an early 1960s era of segregation, July 1-24.

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, Auditions for "Sherlock Holmes: Final Adventure," Stageworks Entertainment production with roles for eight males, three females and some extras (must be 13-up), 6-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (shows Aug. 19-27).

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE - Crossville, Tenn. All times Central. 931-484-5000,

* "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," through July 14. $24 adults, $23 seniors, $22 groups, $12 children/students.

* "Little Shop of Horrors," through Aug. 6. $22 adults, $21 seniors, $20 groups, $11 children/students.

* "Oklahoma," through Aug. 18. $22 adults, $21 seniors, $20 groups, $11 child/student.

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

* "The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee," 7:30 p.m. today, 6:30 p.m. Saturday (dinner and show), 2 p.m. Sunday. $10 (show only), $20 (dinner and show).

* Auditions for "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," parts for seven men and two women available, 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (show dates Sept. 30-Oct. 9).

VAUDEVILLE CAFE - 138 Market St. 517-1839. All shows feature Italian dinner plus audience-interactive comedy-mysteries. Schedule may change without notice.

* Today: "Mystery of Flight 148," 7 p.m., and stand-up comedy by Johnny Millwater, 9:30 p.m. $26.50 adults, $14 children (show); $12 plus $5 drink/food minimum (adults-only stand-up).

* Saturday: "Mystery at the Nightmare Office Party," 5:30 p.m.; "Mystery at the Redneck-Italian Wedding," 8 p.m.; and stand-up comedy by Johnny Millwater, 10:30 a.m. $26.50/$14 (shows); $12 plus $5 drink/food minimum (adults-only stand-up).

* Each Thursday: "Mystery at the TV Talk Show," 7 p.m. $21.50 adults, $14 children (ages 3-11).


ATHENS ARTS CENTER - 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781. "Perforate," by Athens native Sarazen Eyse Haile, through July 29.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. 265-5233. "Point Time," through today.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "The Southern Way: Grits, Gals and Glory," through today.

CATOOSA COUNTY LIBRARY - Old Mill Road at Benton Place, Ringgold, Ga. 706-965-3600. Works by Virginia Skipper, through Thursday.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD - Dalton, Ga. 520 W. Waugh St. 706-278-0168.

* "The Long Way Home," Gallery 111, works by Dalton native Del Martin, through today.

* "Recent works by Angela Dittmar," Main Gallery, through July 15.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. "Old Houses and Courthouses," by William Parker, through Sunday.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL - Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. 894-7112. Spring print show and sale, through Thursday.

GANNON ART GALLERY - 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. Works by Sandy Washburn, Mike Shalett, Joanne Bradley, Sabine Collins, Barron Hall, William Marsh, Ellen Franklin and Lisa Norris, through Oct. 31.

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS - 201 High St. $9 nonmembers, $3.50 children. 267-7176. "Bottles, Baskets and Bowls," through July 31.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 10 Bluff View. $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968.

* "Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War From the George Eastman House Collection," through Aug. 28.

* "Beverly Semmes: Starcraft," through Oct. 23.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. "Serendipity," by Helen Brooks and Sheila Fulghum, through Thursday.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 N. Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Moo and More," through July 22.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM - North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 706-638-5187. Docent-led tours of historic home, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. $5.

MICHAEL'S FINE ARTS AND FRAMING - 1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. 706-278-8840. Works by members of the North Georgia Skypainters Society, through Thursday.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, "We Shall Not Be Moved: 51st Anniversary of Tennessee's Civil Rights Sit-Ins," through July 20.

MY COLOR IMAGE BOUTIQUE & GALLERY - 330 Frazier Ave., Suite 100. 598-6202. Works by Carl Roberson and Clair Groff, through Thursday. Closing reception, 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday.

NORTH GEORGIA REGIONAL HERITAGE MUSEUM - 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Exhibition honoring World War II veterans and their families, through Sept. 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 870-8924. "Celebrating the Joy of Rug Hooking & Knitting," through Aug. 31.

PLANET ALTERED - 48 E. Main St. 400-4100. Exhibit by Denice Bizot, through July 31.

PLATEAU CREATIVE ARTS CENTER - 451 Lakeview Drive, Fairfield Glade, Tenn. 931-707-7249. Judged, juried show of two- and three-dimensional work, through Thursday.

RIVER GALLERY - 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5. "Inside & Out" by Bill Brown, through Thursday.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP - 2646 Broad St. 266-4453. Summer salon exhibit by Bob Ichter and Tim West, through Thursday.

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

* Exhibit by artist in residence Nikki Davidson, through today.

* Fourth annual community quilt exhibit, in Richard Low Evans Gallery, through July 9.