Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 12-18

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 12-18

June 12th, 2014 by Staff Report in Chattanooga Now - Art


ARTISTIC CIVIC THEATRE -- 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, $15 adults, $13 seniors (55 and older), $11 students (kindergarten-college); $13, $11 and $9 for ACT members. "Law & Order: C-rhyme and Pun-ishment," 7 p.m. June 17-20, 11 a.m. June 21.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Arts Center's Ratner Theater, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, Alice in Wonderland parent/child tea party, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 21. Games, crafts, costumed characters skit, photo-ops, face painting, harp music. $15 per ticket. Reservations required by Monday, June 16.

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

"Xanadu," 7 p.m. June 12; 8 p.m. June 13-14; 2:30 p.m. June 15; 8 p.m. June 20-21, June 27-28 and July 5; 2:30 p.m. July 6. $11.50-$25.

Special "Xanadu" programming: June 12, real-time captioning for deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons; June 13, disco after show; June 14, watch Riverbend fireworks from patio after show; June 20, disco after the show; June 27, Girls Night Out and disco after the show.

CLOSED DOOR ENTERTAINMENT -- Abba's House, 5208 Hixson Pike., "CDE's Latest Hits & More" cabaret/dinner show/fundraiser, June 21; 7 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show (Faith Building). $35. 423-290-8515,

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, Ever After Productions presents "Hairspray," 7:30 p.m. June 20, 1 and 7:30 p.m. June 21; 7:30 p.m. June 27; 1 and 7:30 p.m. June 28. $12-$15.

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

"Annie Get Your Gun," through July 11. $13-$26.

"Smoke on the Mountain," through Aug. 8. $13-$25.

Shrek," June 13-Aug. 31. $14-$27.

CURTAIN CALL DINNER THEATRE -- Crossville Outlet Center, 228 Interstate Drive. "Backyard Bar-B-Que," dinner show with golden oldies and country music, then gospel and patriotic tunes, 5:45 CDT Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through July 5. $30 with meal, $18 without. 931-337-7469.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER -- 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. 423-886-1959,

"The Little Mermaid Musical," a Skwalking Heads production, 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13. $5.

Puppet camp play, 7 p.m. June 23.

Bing, Bang, Boom show, June 23.

RIPPLE THEATER -- 3264 Brainerd Road. 423-622-2862,

Ribbon-cutting for new theater with Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Midtown Council, 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 17.

Shakespeare Chattanooga/Ripple Productions presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a modern-dress production set in Athens, Ga., 7:30p.m. June 20-21, 2:30 p.m. June 22, 7:30 p.m. June 27-28, 2:30 p.m. June 29. $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors; group discounts available.


TOUR EXPLOSION -- Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. Contemporary dance performance by Moving in the Spirit's Apprentice Corporation Tour showcases teen artists and their vision for a better world, 7 p.m. Sunday, June 15. Free but donations accepted. Preceded by conflict resolution workshop at 4:30 p.m. 423-624-5347,


BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347,

Informal screening of Judith Mogul's short film "Field Play," a cautionary childhood tale that combines live action with stop-motion puppet animation, 7 p.m. today, June 12. Free. Q&A and drawing to win signed film poster after screening. 423-645-3418,

Mise En Scenesters screening of the black comedy "The Double, 8:30 p.m. June 21. $7.

MUSEUM MOVIE NIGHTS -- Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. 423-339-5745, Free screenings of family films, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in June. Today, June 12: "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," 1968, rated G.


ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, "Summer Fun & Frolics," photos, paintings and other summer adventure art by Dee Grove and Kimberly McMillian, through June 21.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, "Artists Behind the Exhibits," by Jerry Hagaman, Chris Ingram, Jan Burleson, Jen Nunley and Lauren Brown Shepherd, members of Visual Arts Committee of Athens Area Council for the Arts, through Friday, June 13.

"A Very Good Place To Art," painting, drawings and pottery by students and instructors of the Athens Area Council for the Arts visual arts classes, June 23-July 31. Opening reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 27. Registration deadline Monday, June 16.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, "Fresh," works by 11 emerging visual artists, through July 25.

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 Saturday, June 14.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-7782. Community Artists' League of Athens' annual June open show, featuring artists who live within 100 miles of Athens, through June 30.

FOODWORKS RESTAURANT -- 205-C Manufacturers Road. 423-580-2270. "Spring Colors," show and sale of 40-plus watercolors, oils, acrylics and collages by Civic Arts League members, through June 28.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL -- Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. 423-344-5643, "Monochrome & Variations," through July.

GRAFFITI -- 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, "Fire and Steel: The Metal Sculpture of Turry Lindstrom," through July 18.

HARRIS ARTS CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, Photographs from Cuba by Kathryn S. Sproull and Janice S. Smith and sculptures by Tom Chambers, through July 11.

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

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

"Hunter Invitational III," featuring recent works by regional artists Jan Chenoweth, Alicia Henry, Philip Andrew Lewis, Jiha Moon, Jeffrey Morton, Greg Pond, Jered Sprecher and Martha Whittington, June 20-Oct. 19.

"Twenty Original American Etchings," through summer.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. "Watercraft in Watercolor," 12-year collection by John McLean, through June 30.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, Admission: $5 adults, $1 children. Guided history tours, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, "In the Dirt: The Fast and Dirty World of Dirt Track Racing," through Aug. 16.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. Pastel, oil and watercolor paintings by Judi Ann Hostetter, through Aug. 27. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 13.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; "Inside & Out," steel botanical sculptures by Grace Cathey, through June 30 inside; through May 2015 in Sculpture Garden. Opening reception and garden stroll with the artist, 6:30-8 p.m. June 20.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860,

Permanent display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

"Over Here & Over There: Georgia & Georgians in WWII," interactive traveling exhibit explores daily life on home front and battle front, through June 16.

THE ART CENTER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-2144, "Celebration of Artisans: Southern Appalachian Artists Member Show," featuring pottery, paintings, photography and other media, through Saturday, June 14.