Arts On Tap

Arts On Tap

August 12th, 2011 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Cedar Hill Lake (Harris Art Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga., if inclement weather). 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. "Forever Plaid" featuring Calhoun High School Men's Quartet, 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Aug. 19-20. $15 general admission, $12 members/seniors/students.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Sherlock Holmes: Final Adventure," Aug. 19-27. $11 adults, $9 seniors and students, $8 groups.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- Crossville, Tenn. All times Central. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com.

* "Oklahoma," through Thursday. $22 adults, $21 seniors, $20 groups, $11 child/student.

* "Chicago," through Oct. 7. $22 adults, $21 seniors, $20 groups, $11 child/student.

* "Smoke on the Mountain," through Oct. 29. $22 adults, $21 seniors, $20 groups, $11 child/student.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. Auditions for "How To Eat Like a Child," Youth Ensemble presentation, Sunday and Monday.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- 1918 Union Ave. (St. Andrews Center). 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Comedy of Errors," 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, 2 p.m. Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26, 2 p.m. Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28.

GEM THEATER -- L&N Depot, 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com. "The Cemetery Club," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19-Sept. 4. $12 adults, $10 children.

VAUDEVILLE CAFE -- 138 Market St. 517-1839. www.funnydinner.com. Schedule may change without notice.

* Today: "Mystery of Flight 148," 7 p.m., and stand-up comedy by Frank Roche, 9:30 p.m. $26.50 adults, $14 children (dinner show); $12 plus $5 drink/food minimum (adults-only stand-up).

* Saturday: "Mystery at the Nightmare Office Party," 5:30 p.m.; "Mystery at the Redneck-Italian Wedding," 8 p.m.; and stand-up comedy by Frank Roche, 10:30 p.m. $26.50/$14 (dinner shows); $12 plus $5 drink/food minimum (adults-only stand-up).

* Each Thursday: "Mystery at the TV Talk Show," 7 p.m. $21.50 adults, $14 children (ages 3-11).

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE -- 1120 Rayburn Ave., Guntersville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholebackstage.com. Auditions for "Twas the Night Before Christmas," parts for all ages available, 6 p.m. CDT Thursday and 10 a.m. Aug. 20 (shows Dec. 9-17).

FILM EVENTS

DVD SERIES -- Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace. Week 2 of three-week 92nd Street Y Lecture Series, filmed in New York, features authors Michael Lewis and Ira Glass discussing Glass' book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine," an account of the global financial crisis, 7:30 p.m. Monday. $10 per session, $18 for full series. 493-0270, www.jewishchatt.com.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

1800 MAIN GALLERY -- 1800 E. Main St. 531-7411. Works by Miki Boni, through Sept. 7.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "Pieces of Me: Selected Pieces From the McKissic/Morrow Collection," through Sept. 26.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM -- 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Exhibit on 20th-century military photos, uniforms, letters and other items, through Sept. 30.

GANNON ART GALLERY -- 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. Works by Sandy Washburn, Mike Shalett, Joanne Bradley, Sabine Collins, Barron Hall, William Marsh, Ellen Franklin and Lisa Norris, through Oct. 31.

HARRIS ART CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. "Beyond the Mountains: The Interior Life of Afghanistan," through May.

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

* Art + Issues program: Series of in-gallery community dialogues continues with Chantelle Roberson, attorney and community leader, discussing the power of courage inside, change outside, 6 p.m. Thursday. Free.

* HandsOn Hunter program: "Photography and the Civil War," a hands-on lesson on photo processes, including wet plate collodian photography and albumen printing, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. $20 members, $25 nonmembers.

* "Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War from the George Eastman House Collection," through Aug. 28.

* "Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg," through Oct. 9.

* "Beverly Semmes: Starcraft," through Oct. 23.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "Sea To See," through Aug. 31.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 706-638-5187. See period furniture and hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836-1900 in docent-guided tours, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. $5.

MCMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. Exhibit of Winslow Homer prints, through Aug. 26.

MY COLOR IMAGE BOUTIQUE & GALLERY -- 330 Frazier Ave., Suite 100). 598-6202. "Water & Oil," through Aug. 31.

NORTH GEORGIA REGIONAL HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Exhibition of arms, equipment and uniforms honoring World War II veterans and their families, through Sept. 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 870-8924. "Celebrating the Joy of Rug Hooking & Knitting," through Aug. 31.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. Free. 265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. "Reflections," through Aug. 31.

TENNESSEE VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM -- 4119 Crom-well Road. 894-8028 or www.tvrail.com. "50 Years of Steam in the Valley," today-Nov. 5.

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

* "Off the Wall," three-dimensional exhibit sponsored by Southern Appalachian Artist Guild, through Sept. 1.

* "The Art of Zoe Schumaker," exhibit of work by pastel artist specializing in plein aire painting, through Sept. 23.