Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

April 27th, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. $12 adults, $8 students.

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, 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 697-3246.

• "An Evening of 10-Minute Plays," presented by first-year students of the Professional Actor Training Program, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Not suitable for children. Free.

• Evening of art, music, theater and dance featuring CSCC students in those academic areas, 7:30 p.m. May 4.

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

• "Mr. & Mrs. M," MainStage, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $10-$25.

• "Following Orion," staged reading of play winning a top honor in the biennial Festival of New Plays, 8 p.m. today and Saturday. $10.

• Auditions for "Anything Goes," 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

• "Stellaluna," Youth Theatre, May 4-20.

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org.

• "A Midsummer Night's Dream," produced by Silverdale Baptist Academy, 6:30 p.m. today. $7.

• "Princess Ida," presented by CSPHEA Homeschool Players, 7 p.m. May 4, 6 p.m. May 5. $8 adults, $5 students, $3 ages 4-under. 309-5094.

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

• "Wonderland," today and Saturday.

• "Art Ain't Easy," benefit cabaret for Shanks Center for the Arts features music, dancing and more, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $25 or $50

• "All Shook Up!" through May 12. $13-$25.

• "The Moving of Lilla Barton," through May 25. $12-$24.

• "Driving Miss Daisy," through May 26. $12-$24.

• "Cowboys," through July 20. $12-$24.

McMINN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL - 2215 Congress Parkway South, Athens, Tenn. 423-745-4142. "The Music Man," 7 p.m. today, 3 p.m. Saturday. $8 adults, $7 students at the door.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE - First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. "Dixie Swim Club," May 4-13.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE - Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholebackstage.com. "Dearly Beloved," 7 p.m. CDT today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Autism awareness exhibit features work by Nashville teenager Grace Goad, through today.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org.

• "Take Art/Leave Art," community-based collaborative exhibition, through Saturday.

• "Small Works," exhibition of work by members, May 4-June 16. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. May 4.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "No Crystal Stair," exhibition of abstract work by Charlotte Riley-Webb, through May 26.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 697-4400, www.chattanoogastate.edu. Juried exhibition of work by students in the Visual Arts Department, through May 5.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM - 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Exhibit on quilts and their history from LaFayette area families, through Sunday.

COLONNADE - 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. Juried, 75-piece, spring theme multimedia exhibition and sale by members of the Regional Art Alliance, through May 18.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART - UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. Department of Art BFA Thesis Exhibitions, through today (Show Two).

GANNON ART GALLERY - 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. "Spring Art Fling!" new work by artists studying under Durinda Cheek, Saturday-May 28. Opening reception, 2-4 p.m. Saturday.

GEORGIA HERITAGE MUSEUM - 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. "Crafters and Knappers: 10,000 Years of Native American Points," through May 15.

HARRIS ART CENTER - 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org.

• "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music," traveling exhibit that shares the country's story by examining its American music origins, through May 26.

• "Beyond the Mountains: The Interior Life of Afghanistan," through May.

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

• "Multimedia Minis," collection of small paintings by Ellen Franklin, through Monday.

• "Spring Is in the Art," new work by 34 member artists, plus jewelry by Barbara Murnan and photography by Spears McAllester, Tuesday-May 31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. May 4.

INVASION GALLERY - 1200 McCallie Ave. "Outsiders; Extremists; and Children," works from private collections and contemporary regional artists, plus carved outdoor sandstone work by Bob Dombrowski, 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 N. Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Jewels: Small Works," through May 11.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM - Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology. "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 artifacts spanning 3,500 years of history.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM - North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. See period furniture and hear history of Walker County in guided tours, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Vanishing Appalachia: Photographs by Don Dudenbostel, Field Recordings by Tom Jester," an exhibit of people, place and practices of Appalachian life, through June 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 870-8924. "Hixson Treasures From the Past," exhibit about the pioneers of the Hixson community, through June 15.

RIVER GALLERY - 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com

• "Pathways," exhibit by sculptor Annie Evans and painter David Kidd, through Monday.

• "Histories of Nature," works by printmaker Jay Pfeil and sculptor Becky Gray, Tuesday-May 31. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. May 4.

ST. ANDREWS-SEWANEE GALLERY - Simmonds Hall, 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-968-0210, ext. 3151. "Merissa Tobler: Works in Clay," through Monday.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS - 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936. Open exhibit (in one gallery) and "Spring Palette" (in second gallery), through Monday.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP - 2646 Broad St. 266-4453, www.ShuptrineFineArtGroup.com. "Be Still and Know," works by 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century American artists of the West, South and coastal settings, through May 31.

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

• "The Art of Billie F. Mathis," through today.

• "The Art of Fred Anderson," bear series, through today.

• "The Art of Estelle Schwarz and Janet K. Smith, exhibit of work by the mother and daughter artists-in-residence team, through June 22.