Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

Chattanooga Now Arts on Tap

September 7th, 2012 in Chattanooga Now - Art


ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, "Vanities," bittersweet comedy about three small-town girls, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-22. $25 (includes dinner), otherwise $12 adults, $8 students, $10 (Sept. 20 with two-ticket purchase).

BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER -- 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, "Granddaddy's Watch," dinner and two-hour live show, 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 267-8534,

• "Cabaret," today-Sept. 23. $10-$25 ($30 opening night). Not suggested for children.

• "The 39 Steps," Hitchcock masterpiece with a dash of "Monty Python," 8 p.m. Sept. 14-15, Sept. 21-22, Sept. 28-29. $18.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000,

• "Backwards in High Heels," story of Ginger Rogers, through Nov. 2. $14-$27.

• "Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge," bluegrass musical, through Oct. 26. $14-$27.

• "Five Guys Named Moe," musical featuring songs by jazz saxophonist Louis Jordan, through Oct. 27.

• "Big River," Roger Miller's adaptation of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," through Nov. 2. $14-$27.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, "When Lilacs Last," play by The Shipley School of Bryn Mawr, Pa., based on the poetry of Walt Whitman, 7 p.m. Sept. 14-15, Sept. 21-22. $15.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, "Macbeth," Shakesperean tragedy, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 2 p.m. Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $10.

GEM THEATER -- L&N Depot, 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sept. 15, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-22, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $12 adults, $10 ages 12-under.

TIVOLI THEATRE -- 709 Broad St. 642-8497, 757-5156, "Grease," Closed Door Entertainment musical, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14-15, 2 p.m. Sept. 16. $20-$28 (plus fees).


CHATTANOOGA FILM SOCIETY -- Downtown YMCA, 301 W. Sixth St. Point of View Summer Film Series, a collaboration with Mise En Scenesters, presents "Reportero," 6:30 p.m. Monday. Free.

MOVIES AT THE 700 BLOCK -- 728 Market St. Documentary "Lunch Hour" about the National School Lunch Program, followed by 1982 feature film "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial," 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Films projected on nearby buildings; seating is bring your own. Food trucks and beer bar available. Free admission.

MOVIE IN THE PARK NIGHT -- Joe Stock Memorial Park, Wardlaw and North Main streets, LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Features recent blockbuster film, first in a trilogy, in which 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen competes in a televised battle to the death, 9 p.m. Saturday. Participants should bring blankets or chairs. Free.


ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, Works by the North Georgia Skypainters Society, through Sept. 29.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, "McMinn County En Plein Air," regional landscape paintings by Chris Ingram, through Oct. 31. Opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. today.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, "Fresh: 2012 AVA Emerging Artist Exhibition," through Oct. 12.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "Beauty in the Face of Destruction," image of Haiti by freelance photographer Ross Oscar Knight, through Nov. 3.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM -- 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Photographs of former service stations and car dealerships in LaFayette, plus model train and depot ticket booth, through Sept. 30.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 425-4600. "Across the Board," selected from the personal collections of UTC art faculty and professional staff, through Sept. 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 266-8195. "Kaleidoscope," watercolor and acrylic paintings by Helen Burton, Sept. 14-Oct. 28. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 14.

GEORGIA HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. Display of Civil War weapons, equipment, recovered relics and personal items, through Nov. 30.

HARRIS ART CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, "Beyond the Mountain," larger than life photos of Afghanistan by Lisa Schnellinger, through Thursday.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968. "Chattanooga Gems III," works from private collections, through Oct. 21.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. "Urban Landscape," plein air oil paintings by Victoria Pearmain, through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. today.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Tranquil Space," photographs, drawings and sculptures by Steve Wade Brown, Irv Ginsburg, Dana Shavin, Jenny Shugart, Roses Taylor and Dana Waxler, through Sept. 14.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 236-2030, Permanent exhibit: "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," 200 artifacts spanning 3,500 years of history.

MEDAL OF HONOR EXHIBIT -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Examines exploits of America's heroes through pictures, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. 877-2525.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 892-3074. "Out of My Mind," 1970-2012 paintings by Virginia Skipper, through Sept. 28.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5.

• "Reclaiming Context," contemporary metal and iron work by Susan Hutchinson and engraved paintings and laminated prints by Aaron Hequembourg, through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. today.

• "Inside & Out," outdoor sculpture by Mark Chatterley, through June 2013.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 266-4453, "New Works by Maggie Siner," works in oil on linen by the contemporary painter, through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860. Chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present day.

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

• "The Art of Toneeke," through Sept. 21.

• Pear Street Painters Exhibit, Saturday-Oct. 14.

• National Juried Nature and Fine Art Photographic Exhibit, Saturday-Oct. 14.