Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 26-July 2

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 26-July 2

June 26th, 2014 in Chattanooga Now - Art


BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS -- Roddy Theater, Baylor School, 171 Baylor School Road. Traveling production of "Macbeth," 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 27-28. Free; donations welcome. 423-987-5028,

BUTTONWILLOW CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER -- 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, "Granddaddy's Watch," daily lunch and dinner shows (10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. CDT) by reservation only.

CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY, NORTHGATE -- 278 Northgate Mall Drive, Hixson. 423-870-0635. "A Death in the Library," an improv murder mystery with assigned characters for teens 12-18, 6-7:45 p.m. July 5. Permission required to attend; print from website ( and drop off at Northgate Branch in advance.

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

"Xanadu," 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 27-28, and Saturday, July 5; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6. $11-50-$25.

Star Spangled Supper, featuring barbecue from Sugar's Ribs served 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 3, leading up to Pops on the River concert in Coolidge Park. $50 adults, $10 children 12 and younger (for hot dogs and fixings); price includes two drink tickets per guest (soft drinks, wine, beer) and free parking with advance reservations.

CLOSED DOOR ENTERTAINMENT --Community Theater at Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-642-TIXS, "Willy Wonka Jr., 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 27. $17 adults, $13 students and seniors plus fees (packages at box office for $4 off adult price).

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

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

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

"Ponder Anew: A WWII Warrior's Story," a musical play adapted from a World War II fighter pilot's memoir, 2:30 p.m. CDT June 29. Free.

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

"Shrek," through Aug. 31. $14-$27.

CURTAIN CALL DINNER THEATRE -- Crossville Outlet Mall, off Genesis Road at I-40. "Backyard Bar-B-Que," dinner show with golden oldies, country, gospel and patriotic music, 5:45 p.m. CDT Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through July 5. $30 with meal, $18 without. 931-337-7469.

GEM THEATER -- 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, Auditions for "Welcome Back to Ivy Gap," with roles for five women and one man ages 40-60," 3 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 7 p.m. Monday, June 30 (show dates Aug. 22-Sept. 7).

RIPPLE THEATER -- 3264 Brainerd Road. 423-622-2862, Shakespeare Chattanooga/Ripple Productions presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a modern-dress production set in Athens, Ga., 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 27-28, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 29. $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors; group discounts available.


BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, Party with bellydancing and live music featuring Wasted Wine, August Hoerr, Lumani, Khalima, Discordia Arts and Dave Machek, 8 p.m. Friday, June 27. $10.


MUSEUM MOVIE NIGHTS -- Museum Center at Five Points, 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. 423-339-5745, Free screenings of family films concludes with "The Love Bug" (1969, rated G), 7:30 p.m. today, June 26.


AMBI ARTISTS CREATIVE CLUSTER -- Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. A monthly cross-pollination gathering for creatives of all types (writers, poets, fine artists, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers), based on Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way," 6-9 p.m. July 3. Bring potluck dish, nonalcoholic beverage, side or dessert to share. Also welcome: a recent completion or a work-in-progress for feedback and inspiration. 423-855-9474.


ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY -- 201 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Shows presented by Franklin County Arts Guild.

"Elemental," pen-and-ink and wash drawings, acrylics, oil on linen, charcoal and academic figure studies in charcoal by Anna Kathryn Anderson, through July 12.

"It's Just Trash," member show featuring works made from recycled materials including wood, iron and plastic sculptures, and paintings, through Aug. 2.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282, "Fresh," works by 11 emerging visual artists, June 6-July 25.

CHIEF JOHN ROSS HOUSE -- 200 E. Lake Ave., Rossville. History tours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday-Saturday through August and by appointment all year for groups. 706-861-3954.

CUMBERLAND ARTISANS OF TENNESSEE STUDIO/GALLERY -- Crossville Outlet Center, off Genesis Road at I-40. Works by 25 artists, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday (closed first Wednesdays), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 423-745-7782. Community Artists' League of Athens' annual June open show, featuring artists who live within 100 miles of Athens, through June 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-266-8195, "Flying Colors," by North Georgia Sky Painters, June 27-Aug. 3.

FOODWORKS RESTAURANT -- 205-C Manufacturers Road. 423-580-2270. Open daily at 11 a.m. "Spring Colors," show and sale of 40-plus watercolors, oils, acrylics and collages by Civic Arts League members, through Saturday, June 28.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL -- Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. 423-344-5643, "Monochrome & Variations," through July.

GRAFFITI -- 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday. "Fire and Steel: The Metal Sculpture of Turry Lindstrom," through July 16.

HARRIS ARTS CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. 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. 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.

"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, through Oct. 19.

"Twenty Original American Etchings," through summer.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214.

"Watercraft in Watercolor," 12-year collection by John McLean, through June 30.

"Magnificent Minis," featuring works no larger than 8x10 in various mediums, July 1-31. No opening reception.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 423-493-0270, "Kitchen Tables: Memories of Growing Up Jewish in Chattanooga," through July 18.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- 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, "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) spanning 3,500 years of history.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. History tours, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187 or $5 adults, $1 children.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER -- 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. 423-886-1959. Student show and sale in the Studio 5 gallery, through July 12.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 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. 423-339-5745, "In the Dirt: The Fast and Dirty World of Dirt Track Racing," through Aug. 16.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM -- 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's heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 423-870-8924. Pastel, oil and watercolor paintings by Judi Ann Hostetter, through Aug. 27.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-892-3074. "Abstract & Contemporary," works by 23 local artists, through Aug. 14.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; "Inside & Out," steel botanical sculptures by Grace Cathey, through June 30 inside; through May 2015 in Sculpture Garden.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 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, 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.