Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar - Aug. 8-14

Chattanooga Now Chattanooga area arts calendar - Aug. 8-14

August 8th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattanooga Now - Art


<strong>ARTS CENTER OF CANNON COUNTY</strong> &#8212; 1424 John Bragg Highway, Woodbury, Tenn. 615-563-2787 or 800-235-9073, Ensemble auditions for &#8220;Sweeney Todd,&#8221; 6:30 p.m. CDT <strong>Aug. 12</strong>.

<strong>BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER</strong> &#8212; 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, &#8220;Love, Sex &amp; the IRS,&#8221; an upcoming IRS audit sends things with Jon, Kate, Leslie and Connie into side-splitting confusion and chaos, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 22-24</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Aug. 25</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 29-31</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Sept. 1</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 5-7</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Sept. 8</strong>. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $14.40, students $11.

<strong>BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER</strong> &#8212; 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, &#8220;Granddaddy&#8217;s Watch,&#8221; dinner and two-hour live show based on events during the &#8220;Real War Between the States,&#8221; 5:15 p.m. CDT <strong>Fridays</strong> and <strong>Saturdays</strong> year-round and other days for groups.

<strong>CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER</strong> &#8212; Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, &#8220;The Queen of Bingo,&#8221; Sis, Babe and a cast of regulars find laughter and fellowship on bingo night at St. Joseph&#8217;s, 7 p.m. <strong>Aug. 23-24</strong>, 3 p.m. <strong>Aug. 25</strong>, 7 p.m. <strong>Aug. 30-31</strong>.

<strong>COLONNADE</strong> &#8212; 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000,

• &#8220;Shrek,&#8221; musical version of the Disney movie, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 9-10</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 16</strong>, 1 and 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 17</strong>.

• &#8220;Romeo and Juliet,&#8221; 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 23-24</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 30</strong>, 1 and 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE</strong> &#8212; Crossville, Tenn. 221 Tennessee Ave. 931-484-5000,

• &#8220;The King and I,&#8221; new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical about the British governess who comes to the court of Siam, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>. $12-$26.

• &#8220;Man of La Mancha,&#8221; musical tale of knight Don Quixote&#8217;s transformation into the Man of LaMancha, <strong>through Sept. 27</strong>. $12-$24.

• &#8220;Ring of Fire,&#8221; musical honors Johnny Cash through several dozen of his songs, <strong>Aug. 8-Oct. 19</strong>. $12-$25.

<strong>ENSEMBLE THEATRE</strong> &#8212; 5600 Brainerd Road, Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-987-5141, &#8220;Dear Brutus,&#8221; seven strangers in the home of an eccentric old man discover a second chance at what might have been, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 8-10</strong>, 2:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 11</strong>. $15 adults, $10 students.

<strong>MILLENNIUM THEATRE</strong> &#8212; 128 E. Main St., Manchester, Tenn. 931-570-4489, $13 adults, $11 students/seniors/military. &#8220;Into the Woods,&#8221; musical combines a variety of fairy tales, 7:30 p.m. CDT <strong>Aug. 9-10</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Aug. 11</strong>. $16 adults, $14 students/seniors/military.

<strong>RECREATE CAFE</strong> &#8212; 800 McCallie Ave. (Salvation Army&#8217;s 614 Corps). 423-756-1023, or &#8220;Walk in My Shoes: An Evening of Stories From Chattanooga&#8217;s Homeless and Non-Homeless Communities,&#8221; 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 16</strong>. Free but donations accepted.

<strong>SHAKESPEARE CHATTANOOGA</strong> &#8212; Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. 423-622-2862 or &#8220;All&#8217;s Well That Ends Well,&#8221; co-production with Grace Players of Shakespeare comedy, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 16-17</strong>, 2:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 18</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 23-24</strong>, 2:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 25</strong>. $10.

<strong>TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE</strong> &#8212; 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. &#8220;Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner,&#8221; a nurse who needs a place to lives joins three geriatric sisters in a house that a nephew all of a sudden wants to sell, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 16-17</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Aug. 18</strong>, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 23-24</strong>, 2 p.m. <strong>Aug. 25</strong>. $10 adults. $7 students, Free for children under 6.

<strong>TIVOLI THEATRE</strong> &#8212; 709 Broad St. 423-642-8497 or 423-757-5156 or &#8220;Menopause the Musical,&#8221; musical parody finds four women at a lingerie sale singing about the life they have in common to classic tunes from the &#8217;60s, &#8217;70s and &#8217;80s, 7:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 9</strong>. $36.50-$97.


<strong>BARKING LEGS THEATER</strong> &#8212; 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, Mise En Scenesters screening of &#8220;Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me,&#8221; 8:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 10</strong>. $5.

<strong>CHATTANOOGA FILM SOCIETY</strong> &#8212; Downtown YMCA, 301 W. Sixth St. 266-3766, Summer Point of View Film Series is screening of documentary films. &#8220;Best Kept Secret,&#8221; 6:30 p.m. <strong>Aug. 19</strong>. Free.


<strong>ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY</strong> &#8212; 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 423-775-1401 or Exhibit of photos and paintings on canvas and tile by Dee Grove and Kimberly McMillian, <strong>through Aug. 15</strong>.

<strong>AVA GALLERY</strong> &#8212; 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 265-4282, &#8220;Mark Making &#8212; More Than Art,&#8221; photo exhibition of the nonprofit&#8217;s projects, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

<strong>BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER</strong> &#8212; 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. &#8220;The Fair Game Project,&#8221; exhibit of work on the black male by Shanequa Gay, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

<strong>CATOOSA COUNTY LIBRARY</strong> &#8212; Old Mill Road at Benton Place, Ringgold, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sunday. 706-965-3600. Exhibit of abstract images of tornado recollections by Chattanooga artist Bobbie Crow, <strong>through Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM</strong> &#8212; 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. &#8220;Flags of Our Fathers,&#8221; captured, war trophy and prayer flags from the WWII Pacific theater, <strong>through Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>EXUM GALLERY &amp; MEMORIAL GARDEN</strong> &#8212; St. Paul&#8217;s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-266-8195. &#8220;Katakana: Photographs of Kudzu and Wisteria in My Back Yard,&#8221; exhibit of work by Joseph Reynolds, <strong>through Aug. 25</strong>.

<strong>GRAFFITI</strong> &#8212; 629 Spears Ave. 423-400-9797, Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. Exhibit of work by Ellyn Bivin, Fennel Blythe, James McKissic, Jim Tucker, Larry Young, Tony Mraz, Tony Russo, Donyale Gibbs and Eric Riggs, <strong>through Sept. 7</strong>.

<strong>HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE</strong> &#8212; 625 Georgia Ave. &#8220;In Visible,&#8221; student self-portrait photography exhibit, <strong>through fall</strong>.

<strong>HARRIS ARTS CENTER</strong> &#8212; 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Free admission. 706-629-2599, Regional Art Show, exhibit of two-dimensional and three-dimensional work in variety of mediums, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

<strong>HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART</strong> &#8212; 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. &#8220;Whitfield Lovell: Deep River,&#8221; artwork created since 2008 by the artist, including charcoal drawings on vintage wood juxtaposed with found objects and a site specific installation, <strong>through Oct. 13</strong>.

<strong>IN-TOWN GALLERY</strong> &#8212; 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. 267-9214. &#8220;Pooled Elements &#8212; a Jewelry Collective,&#8221; new work in gold, silver, copper, pearls, beads and gems by Mary Clor, Laura Brock, Barbara Murnan, Marian Kern and Eleanor Goodson, <strong>through Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>LUPTON LIBRARY</strong> &#8212; University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. &#8220;They Played the Roundhouse: Concert Posters and Flyers From the 1980s and 1990s,&#8221; offers look at performers for most of the venue&#8217;s first 20 years, <strong>through summer</strong>.

<strong>LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM</strong> &#8212; Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free. 423-236-2030,

• &#8220;Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World,&#8221; permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) spanning 3,500 years of history.

• &#8220;The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah,&#8221; artifacts including pottery and stone vessels from the remains at the Fortress of Elah on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, <strong>through April 2014</strong>.

<strong>MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM</strong> &#8212; North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187 or See period furniture and other of-the-period artifacts during docent-guided tours, hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836-1900. $5 adults, $1 children.

<strong>MICHAEL&#8217;S FINE ARTS</strong> &#8212; 1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. 706-278-8840, &#8220;North Georgia Sky Painters: Dancing With Clouds,&#8221; <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

<strong>MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS</strong> &#8212; 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors, free for members and children younger than 5. 423-339-5745, &#8220;Cleveland Works!,&#8221; hands-on exhibit highlights the city&#8217;s history of industry with themes of transportation, communication and labor relations, <strong>through Oct. 12</strong>.

<strong>NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM</strong> &#8212; Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 423-877-2525. Exhibit examines exploits of America&#8217;s heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free.

<strong>NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER</strong> &#8212; 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 870-8924. &#8220;Personal Vision II,&#8221; exhibit of identity-based work by diverse group of artists, <strong>through Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>REFLECTIONS GALLERY </strong>&#8212; 6922 Lee Highway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 892-3074. Free. &#8220;Iconic Chattanooga,&#8221; fine art and photography, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

<strong>RIVER GALLERY</strong> &#8212; 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Free. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. &#8220;Sense of Place,&#8221; exhibit of paper sculptures by Wade Brickhouse, paintings by Brooke Marks-Swanson and textured ceramics by Holden McCurry and Ed Byers, <strong>through Aug. 31</strong>.

<strong>SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM</strong> &#8212; 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860, Display chronicles the &#8220;Fighting 6th&#8221; from 1861 to present and features soldier&#8217;s life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

<strong>THE ART CENTER</strong> &#8212; 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-632-2144,

• North Carolina Wildlife Artist Society exhibit, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

• &#8220;Off the Wall,&#8221; 3-D exhibit, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.

• The Art of Pebbie Mott,&#8221; <strong>through Sept. 27</strong>.

<strong>WAREHOUSE ROW</strong> &#8212; 1110 Market St. (first floor of North and South buildings). 423-267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Exhibit of barbecue-smoked, hand-sewn couture wedding dresses by former Chattanoogan Natalie Chanin, <strong>through Aug. 30</strong>.