Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - Sept. 28-Oct. 4

September 28th, 2017 by Lisa Denton in Chattanooga Now - Art

THEATER

ATHENS COMMUNITY THEATRE — Athens Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781. "Shrek, the Musical, Jr.," 7 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 2 p.m. Oct. 1. $10-$15.

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-356-7437. "The Woman in Black," Oct. 6-28. $12-$15.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER — 2591 E. First St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223. "Calendar Girls," Sept. 28-Oct. 15 (7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday).

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423-267-8534. "The Wiz," 7 p.m. Sept. 28, 8 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1. $7-$30.

COVENANT COLLEGE DRAMA ASSOCIATION — 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-419-1051. "Consumption," 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Oct. 6, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7. $5-$7.

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

* "Lying in State," through Oct. 6. $14-$27.

* "The Drowsy Chaperone," through Oct. 27. $16-$29.

GEM THEATER — 700 S. Tennessee Ave., Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270. Nathan Sanders' comedy "The Sugar Bean Sisters," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-30, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1. $8-$12.

LEE UNIVERSITY THEATRE — Buzz Oates Black Box Theatre, Communication Arts Building, 345 Church St. NE, Cleveland, Tenn.423-614-8360. Jordan Harrison's sci-fi play "Marjorie Prime," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-30. $7-$10 (recommended for ages 12 and older; please no infants).

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE — 418 Oak St. inside First-Centenary United Methodist Church. 1-800-838-3006, option 1. "The Savannah Sipping Society," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-7, 2 p.m. Oct. 8.

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

* "Twelve Angry Jurors," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 2 p.m. Oct. 1. $10.

* Comedians Moody Molavi, Roger Keiss and Lee Hardin, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7.

UTC THEATRE COMPANY — UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4269. Max Frisch's "The Arsonists," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-29, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. $10-$12.

FILM EVENTS

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT DARK — Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road. 423-855-9474. Free family summer movie series by Bridge Christian Church concludes with latest "Star Wars" blockbuster, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Bring your own seating. Free admission; concessions for purchase. www.bridgechristian.org.

EXHIBITS & EVENTS

AREA 61 GALLERY — 61 E. Main St. 423-648-9367. 423-648-9367. First Friday reception for the gallery's 30+ artists, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

ART CREATIONS — 7351 Commons Blvd. 423-531-7606. Hand Lettering, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Lesley Miller teaches bounce lettering and bold serif font. Not for beginners. $25.

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY — 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401. "The Traveler and the Traveled," by Michelle Johnson, Sept. 30-Oct. 12. Opening reception, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 7.

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. 931-308-4130. Community art show, "Reflections," through Oct. 29.

AVA GALLERY — Association for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282. "Fresh: Emerging Artists," through Oct. 29.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 423-266-8658. "Chance or Circumstance — The James R. Mapp Exhibit," through Oct. 31.

BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS ARTS ASSOCIATION — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-2144.

* Third-quarter artist-in-residence, Jo-Ann Jensen, through Sept. 30.

* "BRMAA National Juried Photography Show," through Sept. 30.

* "Plein Air International Paint-Out" exhibit, through Oct. 15.

' "SAAG National Juried Show," Oct. 7-Nov. 11. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 7.

' Fourth-quarter artist-in-residence Rae Breed, Oct. 7-Jan. 6. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 7.

CHATTANOOGA ART TOUR — New South Tour Co. introduces tour of public art installations, art galleries and private artist studios around the city, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Sept. 30 and 1-4 p.m. Oct. 7 and Oct. 21, via Uber, walking and electric shuttle. $45. newsouthtourco.com.

CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY — 1001 Broad St. 423-757-5310. Sewing Lab Fiber Arts Bash, 1-3 p.m. Sept. 30. Sewing Lab's one-year anniversary features drop-in sessions on needle felting, spinning, weaving, sewing and themed activity, embroidering on paper (the standard one-year anniversary gift).

CHATTANOOGA WORKSPACE — 302 W. Sixth St. 423-822-5750. Open Studio Night, "Fall Into Art," 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

CRAFT N CROP — Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. Relaxed artist mixer, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5. Bring your own project or work on several sewing and no-sew projects for troops with Daughters of the American Revolution. 423-855-9474.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART — UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600. "Cafe Avatar," UTC Fall Diane Market Series Visiting Artists exhibition by Sonnenzimmer (Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi), through Nov. 3. Professionalism Session, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in Room 201 in EMCS (across Vine Street from Fine Arts Center).

CROSSVILLE CITY HALL — 392 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5113. Works by Stan Rodriquez of Cookeville, Tenn., through Oct. 31.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195. "Pilgrimages," by Cam Busch and Durinda Cheek, through Oct. 29.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop. 423-344-5643. Photographic Society of Chattanooga fall show, "Nature in All Its Glory," through Nov. 3.

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH — 20 Belvoir Ave. 423-698-2433. Dedication of church's new Bobbie Brooks Crow Gallery, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 2, with works by Civic Arts League on view through Oct. 31.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE — 9408 Apison Pike, Suite 138, Ooltewah. 423-634-1004. Giveaway of John Gould's "Columbus Discovers America" prints, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9 (Columbus Day). One per family. No purchase necessary.

HARRIS ARTS CENTER — 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.harrisartscenter.com. Keith McFarland photography exhibition, through Oct. 20.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Admission fees. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

* "Thrill After Thrill: Thirty Years of Wayne White," through Dec. 31.

* Teen Thrills, teens create an over-the-top play inspired by "Thrill After Thrill," 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214, www.intowngallery.com.

* "Figments: Visual Magic & Tiny Tales," by Miki Boni, through Sept. 30.

* "Notions and Narrative" by Victoria Kile and Sandra Paynter-Washburn, Oct. 1-31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER — 5461 North Terrace. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. "Walls," multimedia exhibition, through Oct. 27 (viewing hours will vary during Jewish High Holidays, Oct. 5-6, 12-13).

MICHAEL'S FINE ARTS — 1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. 706-278-8840. "Expressions," by Judy Wright, Faye Wolfe and Janice B. Kennedy, Oct. 5-Nov. 30. Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 6.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-339-5745.

* "Dixie Foundry/Magic Chef," through Oct. 28.

* "Tennessee Archaeology," through Feb. 3.

PASSAGEWAYS 2.0 — Call for artists by River City Co., Cogent Studio and Public Art Chattanooga to transform alley behind new Market City Center mixed-use development at 728 Market St. into a small public event space. Deadline for design team proposals is noon Nov. 3. www.passagewayschattanooga.com.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY — 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3072. "A Walk Outdoors," by Nathan Kilpatrick, through Oct. 31.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5.

* Works by John Geci and Maralyn Wilson, through Sept. 30.

* Hot glass demonstration by Sherry Nickell, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 30.

* Works by Scott Hill and Brian Russell, Oct. 1-31. Reception with artists, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 6.

SAS GALLERY — St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-968-0210, ext. 3151. "The Message Is for the Eye: An Introspective Exhibition" by textile artist Arlyn Ende, Oct. 1-Nov. 9. Reception, 3-7:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 5. "Introduction to Basic Wet Felting Techniques" workshop, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 28; $35.

SCULPTURE FIELDS — 1800 Polk St. 423-266-7288. Fifth annual fundraiser All Aboard for Sculpture features Bavarian-themed train ride celebrating German sculptors, 5:30-11 p.m. Sept. 29. Include cocktails, dinner and after-hours party. $250.

TENN ARTS STUDIO — 1801 Rossville Ave., Suite 108. "Wayne-O-Rama," by Wayne White, through Sept. 30. Free; donations welcome. www.wayne-o-rama.com.

TOWNSEND ATELIER — The Arts Building, 301 E. 11th St. 423-266-2712. An Evening With the Artist, visiting still-life painting workshop instructor Scott Conary talks about his art and inspirations, 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Free to demo; workshop is full.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY — 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. Anna Campbell's "Apparatus for a Dream Sequence," through Oct. 31.