Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

November 11th, 2011 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER - 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, www.buttonwillowchurch.com. "Granddaddy's Watch," dinner and two-hour live show based on events during the "real War Between the States," 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE - 400 River St. Box office: 267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

* "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde," CircleStage production, 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Nov. 18-19. $18.

* Auditions for "The Importance of Being Earnest," MainStage production has parts for five men and four women, Monday and Tuesday.

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Tuesdays With Morrie," Nov. 18-26. $11 adults, $9 seniors/students, $8 groups.

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

* "Fiddler on the Roof," through Dec. 9. $24 adults, $23 seniors, $22 groups, $12 child/student.

* "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," through Dec. 17. $23 adults, $22 seniors, $20 groups, $12 child/student.

* "A Sanders Family Christmas," Nov. 18-Dec. 23. $23 adults, $22 seniors, $20 groups, $12 children/students.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE - 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. Auditions for "Barefoot in the Park," parts available for two women and four men, 4 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday (show dates, Feb. 2-11).

EAST HAMILTON MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL - 2015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. 893-3535. "To Kill a Mockingbird," 7 p.m. today and Saturday. $6 adults, $3 students.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE - 1918 Union Ave. (St. Andrews Center). 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "The Giver," 7:30 p.m. today and Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 19. $10 adults, $8 students.

LEE UNIVERSITY - Dixon Center, 1053 Church St., Cleveland, Tenn. 423-614-8343, www.leeuniversity.edu/theatre. "Tartuffe," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. $10 adults, $7 seniors/students.

THEATRE SEWANEE - Proctor Hill Theatre, Tennessee Williams Center, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-3260. "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 18-19 (all times Central).

TIVOLI THEATRE - 709 Broad St. 642-8497, 757-5050 or www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com. "Amahl and the Night Visitors," opera collaboration between Chattanooga Theatre Centre and Chattanooga Ballet, 8 p.m. Nov. 18.

VAUDEVILLE CAFE - 138 Market St. 517-1839. www.funnydinner.com.

* Today: "Mystery of Flight 148," 7 p.m., and stand-up comedy by Marvin Lee, 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 Marvin Lee, 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).

FILM EVENTS

CHATTANOOGA ARBORETUM & NATURE CENTER - 400 Garden Road. 821-1160. "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time," documentary about the conservationist and his shaping of the 20th-century conservation movement, 7 p.m. Nov. 18. $8 nonmembers, $5 members.

CHATTANOOGA FILM SOCIETY - 1800-A Rossville Ave. (Loose Cannon Gallery). www.chattanoogafilmsociety.org. "Welcome to Shelbyville," an independent film about immigrants in the Tennessee town, is next in Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers series, 7 p.m. Monday. Reception with filmmakers, 6:30 p.m. $10.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH - 3224 Navajo Drive; 624-2985. "Tony and Janina's American Wedding," documentary argues for necessity of sensible and compassionate U.S. immigration law reforms, 7 p.m. Thursday. $10 suggested donation.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Free admission. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Holiday Trunk Show, show and sale of fine art, crafts and handmade gifts from local and regional artisans, 6-8 p.m. Thursday (preview party), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18, noon-8 p.m. Nov. 19. $5 (preview party) but otherwise free.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. Works by Timur Akhriev, through Dec. 17.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "Color in Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad," by Joseph Holston, through Dec. 3.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM - 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Photographs of local Civil War sites by Bill Robinson, through Nov. 24.

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Glorious Fall," exhibit by members of Art Alliance of North Georgia, through Nov. 19.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD - Dalton, Ga. 520 W. Waugh St. 706-278-0168, www.creativeartsguild.org. Works by Adam Hall, Ellen Franklin, Lori Ryan and Evelyn Marie Williams, through Nov. 18.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART - UTC Fine Arts Center, corner of Vine and Palmetto streets. 425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. Works by Wendy White, through Dec. 2.

ETOWAH ARTS COMMISSION GALLERY - 700 Tennessee Ave., Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-7232. Quilt wall hangings, poems and essays by Lora Creasman, through Nov. 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 266-8195. "Harriet Chipley Works on Paper: Old/New/Borrowed/Blue," Nov. 18-Jan. 15. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 18.

HARRIS ART CENTER - 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. Photos of Afghanistan by Lisa Schnellinger, through May.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. New work by 36 regional artists, through Nov. 30.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Torah Covers: Sacred Textiles," through Jan. 13.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM - North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 706-638-5187. See period furniture and hear history stories during docent-guided tours, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. $5.

McKEE LIBRARY - 4865 Promenade, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 236-2791. Photos by Billy Weeks, Garrett Nudd and SAU alumni and faculty members, through Dec. 14.

MEDAL OF HONOR EXHIBIT - Northgate Mall, next to Piccadilly Cafeteria, 5000 Hixson Pike. The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History, exhibit that examines exploits of America's heroes through pictures, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free admission. 877-2525. www.mohm.org.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Historic Places and Outdoor Spaces" and "Art of Peter Rose," through Dec. 31.

NEWSPAPER BOOKSHOP - Main Street (Polk County News), Benton, Tenn. 423-263-7232. Quilt wall hangings, poems and essays by Lora Creasman, through Nov. 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 870-8924. Works by the NRCC Life Drawing Workshop, through Nov. 30.

RIVER GALLERY - 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. Art Nouveau glass work by Loy Allen and nature paintings by Clayton Bass, through Nov. 30.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM - 2 Barnhardt Circle, on former parade field, a National Register of Historic Places site in Fort Oglethorpe. $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860. Display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present day. www.6thcavalrymuseum.com.

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

* The Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show, through Saturday.

* "The Art of Carolyn Molder," through Jan. 6.

* Holiday Show & Sale, traditional and nontraditional two- and three-dimensional works by members of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Nov. 19-Jan. 13.

* "Retrospective: The Art of Bill & Patricia Suttles," Nov. 19-Jan. 13.