Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

May 13th, 2011 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "The Dixie Swim Club," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; other times May 20-29.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER - Cedar Hill Lake, 948 Liberty Road, S.W., Calhoun, Ga. (moves to Harris Art Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, in case of rain). 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. Calhoun High School presents Shakespeare by the Lake production of "A Midsummer's Night's Dream," 6 p.m. Sunday. $25.

CHATTANOOGA-HAMILTON COUNTY BICENTENNIAL LIBRARY - 1001 Broad St. 917-816-3540. "First Class Plays," 10 10-minute plays written by students ages 10-12 and presented by adult actors in first effort by The Muse of Fire Project, 7 p.m. today and Saturday. $7 donation.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE - 400 River St. Box office: 267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. "The House at Pooh Corner," Youth Theatre production, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; other times May 20-22.

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

* Auditions for "Oklahoma," ages 11-up, 4 p.m. CDT (speaking, featured roles) and 5 p.m. (children, teens, adults without prepared material) today (show dates, June 17-Sept. 3).

* "Little Shop of Horrors," opens Thursday. $15 adults, $12 students/seniors, $11 groups.

* "My Fair Lady," through June 9.

* "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," through July 14.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE - 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," 7 p.m. today, 7 p.m. Sunday (preceded by 3 p.m. "Big Daddy's Birthday Party"). Adults $10, $5 students (mature audiences), $20 for Sunday special event.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE - 1918 Union Ave. (St. Andrews Center). 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "My Children, My Africa," 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $8 students.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE - Flo Summitt Theatre, First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 756-2428. "The Foreigner," 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $8 seniors, groups, $5 students.

WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY THEATER - Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N. Highway 27, Rock Spring, Ga. 706-375-7705. "Wedding Belles," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. $10 adults, $8 students/seniors.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

BARKING LEGS THEATER - 1307 Dodds Ave. 624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org. "Dances in Raw States," informal performances that actively involve the audience in the dancer's creative process, 7 p.m. Thursday and May 20. $5 donation.

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER - Roland Hayes Concert Hall, corner of Vine and Palmetto streets. 425-4269, www.utc.edu. "The Swan Lake Project," performance by Ballet Tennessee company dancers, junior and teen division students of the VanCura Ballet Conservatory's Professional Training Program, and other dancers, plus two additional works, 7 p.m. May 21.

FILM EVENTS

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 North Terrace Road. 493-0270 or atreadwell@jcfgc.com. Fourth annual Jewish Film Series offers award-winning films for ages 16-up on consecutive Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Next: "Walk on Water." $5 (includes popcorn).

MOUNTAIN CREEK HARLEY-DAVIDSON - 1001 Market St., Dalton, Ga. V-Twin Drive-In features screening of "Harley-Davidson and the Marlboro Man," 8:30 p.m. Saturday. All bikes welcome; tailgating and coolers allowed. Free. 706-370-7433.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Free admission. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "Visual Footprint, a Legacy of Art," through May 26.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. 265-5233, www.avarts.org. "Outlaw Printmakers," through Sunday.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "The Southern Way: Grits, Gals and Glory," through June 24.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD - Dalton, Ga. 520 W. Waugh St. 706-278-0168, www.creativeartsguild.org. "Recent works by Courtenay James" and "The Artists of Cross Plains," through May 27.

FRONT GALLERY - Chenoweth-Halligan Studios, 1800 Rossville Ave. Works by Ron Buffington, John Tallman, Roger Halligan and Jan Chenoweth, through May 28.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 10 Bluff View. $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Beverly Semmes: An Artist's Sketchbook," through Oct. 23.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "Spring Showcase," through May 31.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 N. Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Drawn-in," through today.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museum

center.org. "Colors of Spring: Regional Artists From the Tennessee Watercolor Society," through May 21.

NORTH GEORGIA REGIONAL HERITAGE MUSEUM - 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-3289. Display of Vietnam War-era items, through May 31.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Free. 870-8924. "Skies," through May 27.