Arts on tap

Arts on tap

May 11th, 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 on-stage in minor roles, 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday (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. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-May 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.

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, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday (show dates, Aug. 23-26).

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. Box office: 267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. "Stellaluna," Youth Theatre production, 7:30 p.m. today, 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. May 18, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 19, 2:30 p.m. May 20. $8 and $10.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Annie Jr.," Ringgold Middle School Chorus presentation, 7 p.m. May 18-19. $8 adults, $5 students.

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

• Auditions for "The Music Man," 5:30 p.m. CDT Saturday for group members. 931-484-4324.

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

• "Walking on Water: A Journey in Musical Theater and Song," world premiere of autobiographical show by Broadway and Hollywood star Bob Gunton, May 18-June 16.

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

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

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

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

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 18, 2 p.m. May 19, 6:30 p.m. May 20. $10.

GEM THEATER -- L&N Depot, 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com. "Soldier, Come Home," dramatization of actual Civil War letters, 7:30 p.m. May 18-19, 2:30 p.m. May 20, 7:30 p.m. May 25-26, 2:30 p.m. May 27. $10 adults, $8 children ages 11-under.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE -- First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. "Dixie Swim Club," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $8 seniors, groups. $5 students.

RECREATE CAFE -- Salvation Army's 614 Corps, 800 McCallie Ave. 756-1023, www.yoursalvationarmy.org. Auditions for "Godspell," 5-8 p.m. today, 2-5 p.m. Saturday (show date July).

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. Auditions for "Happy Days," parts for dancing, singing and acting males and females ages 14-up, 6 p.m. Monday (show dates, July 14-22).

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- Collective Warehouse, 4015 Tennessee Ave. "Mud," about a love triangle, 8 p.m. today, Saturday, Thursday and May 18-20. $10.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, 752 Vine St. 425-4269, www.utc/.edu/finearts.

• Ballet Tennessee Repertory Program, part of 25th Anniversary Jubilee, 8 p.m. May 18. $15 adults, $12 seniors/students ($20 adults, $17 seniors/students for both productions).

• Spring Festival of Dance, part of 25th Anniversary Jubilee, features students in the Ballet Tennessee's Professional Training Program and VanCura Ballet Conservatory, 8 p.m. May 19. $15 adults, $12 seniors/students ($20 adults, $17 seniors/students for both productions).

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Exhibit of work of the late Ella Mae Peavyhouse, Saturday-June 2. Opening reception, 1-3 p.m. May 19.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Small Works," through June 16.

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," through May 26.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM -- 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Exhibit on Civil War hospitals and medicine, through May 31.

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.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 266-8195. "Personal Vision 8+2," May 18-July 14. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. May 18.

GANNON ART GALLERY -- 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. "Spring Art Fling!" 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 Tuesday.

HARRIS ART CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music," traveling exhibit, through May 24.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography," exhibit of 40 large-scale prints that look at the intersection between popular music and photography, through Aug. 12.

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

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Jewels: Small Works," through today.

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 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) 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 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: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors, free for members and children younger than 5. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Vanishing Appalachia: Photographs by Don Dudenbostel, Field Recordings by Tom Jester," 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," through June 15.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com. "Histories of Nature," through May 31.

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," through May 31.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860. Display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present day and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was an active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits. www.6thcavalrymuseum.com.

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

• Appalachian Renaissance exhibit, through May 27.

• Spring Plein Air Festival, through May 27.

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

• "The Art of Estelle Schwarz and Janet K. Smith, through June 22.