Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

May 4th, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Auditions for "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged," three adult men or women needed plus stage manager and crew member to double onstage in minor roles, 6 p.m. May 13, 7 p.m. May 14 (show dates, June 28-30).

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "A Murder Is Announced," Agatha Christie mystery, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-May 12, 2 p.m. May 13, 7:30 p.m. May 17-19, 2 p.m. May 20, 7:30 p.m. May 24-26, 2 p.m. May 27. $18 adults, $14.40 groups, $16.20 seniors, $9 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.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Art Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. Auditions for "The Foreigner," roles for five males ages 18-55, one female ages 18-30 and one female ages 40-60, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon May 12 (show dates, Aug. 23-26).

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 697-3246. Evening of art, music, theater and dance featuring CSCC students in those academic areas, 7:30 p.m. today.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Princess Ida," Gilbert and Sullivan musical presented by CSPHEA Homeschool Players, 7 p.m. today, 6 p.m. Saturday. $8 adults, $5 students, $3 ages 4-under. 309-5094.

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

• Auditions for "The Music Man," 3:30 p.m. CDT Thursday by appointment for children ages 8-up, teens and adults, 5:30 p.m. May 12 for group members. 931-484-4324.

• "Smoke on the Mountain," Thursday-Aug. 10. $12-$24.

• "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.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Belles," comedy, 7 p.m. Thursday-May 11, 8 p.m. May 12, 2 p.m. May 13, 7 p.m. May 17-18, 8 p.m. May 19. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $10 students, $5 children under 12.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "A Doll's House," Henrik Ibsen drama, 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. May 11, 2 p.m. May 12, 6:30 p.m. May 13, 7:30 p.m. May 18, 2 p.m. May 19, 6:30 p.m. May 20. $10.

RECREATE CAFE -- Salvation Army, 800 McCallie Ave. 756-1023, www.csarmy.org. Auditions for "Godspell," 5-8 p.m. May 11, 2-5 p.m. May 12 (show date July).

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "The Last Romance," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $10.

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- Collective Warehouse, 4015 Tennessee Ave. "Mud," 8 p.m. May 11-12, May 17-20. $10.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- Crossville, Tenn. All times Central. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com. "The Anne Frank Ballet," by Nashville Ballet, benefiting the Tennessee Holocaust Commission, 9 and 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Small Works," exhibition of work by members, through June 16. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. today.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 266-8658. 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 Visual Arts Department, through Saturday.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. Juried, multimedia exhibition by members of Regional Art Alliance, through May 18.

GANNON ART GALLERY -- 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. New work by artists studying under Durinda Cheek, through May 28.

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," through May 24.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission fees. 267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography," exhibit of 40 large-scale prints, Saturday-Aug. 12.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. New work by 34 member artists, plus works by Barbara Murnan and Spears McAllester, through May 31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. today.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North 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."

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

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

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Vanishing Appalachia: Photographs by Don Dudenbostel, Field Recordings by Tom Jester," through June 30.

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

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. Works by Jay Pfeil and Becky Gray, through May 31. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. today.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS -- 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936. "Stone, Metal and Motion," exhibit includes 40 pieces of abstract sculpture by Jean Liberty, through June 30.

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.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Admission fees. 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.

• Appalachian Renaissance exhibit, work by Southern Appalachian Artist Guild members, Saturday-May 27. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Saturday.

• Spring Plein Air Festival, juried exhibition of work done in Blue Ridge area May 4-6, Sunday-May 27.

• "The Art of Fred Anderson," bear series, through May 27.

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