Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

May 18th, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

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 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.

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

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Annie Jr.," Ringgold Middle School Chorus presentation of the classic musical, 7 p.m. today and Saturday. $8 adults, $5 students.

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

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

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Belles," 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Saturday. $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. $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 by Philip and Mary Pringle, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. May 25-26, 2:30 p.m. May 27. $10 adults, $8 children ages 11-under.

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- Collective Warehouse, 4015 Tennessee Ave. "Mud," about a dysfunctional love triangle, 8 p.m. today through Sunday. $10.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

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

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Small Works," exhibition of work by members, 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," exhibition of abstract work by Charlotte Riley-Webb, through May 26.

CATOOSA COUNTY LIBRARY -- Old Mill Road at Benton Place, Ringgold, Ga. 706-965-3600. Exhibit and sale of bird paintings by Jan Dysinger, through May 31.

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 today.

CROSSVILLE CITY HALL -- 99 Municipal Ave., Crossville, Tenn. Exhibit of photographs by Crossville resident Denise Brinkley, through June 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 266-8195. "Personal Vision 8+2," featuring works by artists Ann Aiken, Terry Childers, Joan Clark, Maddin Corey, Susan Doubleday, Marie Miller, Anne Thomas, Jane Yelliot, Ed Kellogg and Denton Ridge, through July 14. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. today.

GANNON ART GALLERY -- 3250 Brainerd Road. 622-8236. "Spring Art Fling!" new work by artists studying under Durinda Cheek, through May 28.

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 Thursday.

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," new work by 34 member artists, plus jewelry by Barbara Murnan and photography by Spears McAllester, through May 31.

L&N DEPOT MUSEUM -- 727 Tennessee Ave., Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-7232. "Traditional -- Tennessee Lives & Legacies," exhibit highlights state's folk heritage through profiles of 25 accomplished artists, through June 12.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free. 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 stories about 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," 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. "Histories of Nature," exhibit of work by printmaker Jay Pfeil and sculptor Becky Gray, 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," 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.

• Appalachian Renaissance exhibit, work by Southern Appalachian Artist Guild members, through May 27.

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