Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga area arts calendar

November 1st, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunity Theater.com. "Charlotte's Web," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10, 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

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. CT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 697-3246. "City of Angels," Tony Award-winning musical pays homage to 1940s detective stories, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-10, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $10.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "The Wizard of Oz," Oakwood Christian Academy production of Dorothy's musical trip over the rainbow, 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9. $5 advance, $7 at door.

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

• "Backwards in High Heels," through Friday, Nov. 2. $14-$27.

• "Big River," through Friday, Nov. 2. $14-$27.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Death of a Doornail," 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. $15 adults, $12 seniors/DLT members, $10 students ages 13-up, $5 children ages 12-and under.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "The Curious Savage," 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $10.

GIRLS PREPARATORY SCHOOL < Frierson Theatre, 205 Island Ave. The GPS Fine Arts Department presents Oscar Wilde¹s timeless satire 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. $6. No reservations are necessary.

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- Rivoli Art Mill, 2301 E. 28th St. "Boom," quirky, time-bending comedy, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3 and Nov. 8-11. $10.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE -- Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholeback stage.com. Auditions for "Nunsense," singing roles available for five females, Nov. 8-11 (show dates, Feb. 8-17).

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Exhibit of work by Tim Baisley, the Puzzle Guru, Saturday, Nov. 3-Thursday, Nov. 15.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. Member Solo Exhibit, through Nov. 17.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 266-8658. "Beauty in the Face of Destruction," images of Haiti by photographer Ross Oscar Knight, through Saturday, Nov. 3.

CIVIC ARTS LEAGUE -- Ringgold Art & Frame Gallery, 7825 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-2844. "Heritage," exhibit with the theme of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Ringgold, through Nov. 9.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 425-4600, www.utc.edu/cressgallery. "Pictures at an Exhibition," by Matthew Deleget of New York City, through Dec. 7.

GEORGIA HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. Display of Civil War weapons, equipment, recovered relics and personal items, through Nov. 30.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13.

• "Interpretations: Contemporary Jewish Art," mixed-media exhibit includes concrete sculptures by Kem Alexander, multimedia paper works and handmade artist books by Jane Sheindal Muller and collage paper cuts by Flora Rosefsky, through Nov. 30.

• "Windows of Identity," joint exhibition of artists from the Hadera-Eron region of Israel and the southern United States, through Nov. 30.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marsh houseoflafayette.com. See period furniture and hear stories about Walker County, 1-3 p.m. each Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and groups by appointment.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. "Wood Carved Folk Art Santa," Thursday, Nov. 1-Monday, Dec. 3.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "100 Years of Girl Scouting in Bradley/Polk Counties," through Sunday, Nov. 4.

PLANET ALTERED -- 48 E. Main St. 400-4100, www.planetaltered.com. "Visual Odyssey," exhibit of recent paintings and assemblages by Sandra Paynter Washburn, Tuesday, Nov. 6-Saturday, Dec. 22.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Brainerd Road. 892-3074. "Meet & Greet," exhibition of 60 local artists and nearly 300 pieces, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 8 and Dec. 13.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. "Femme," exhibition of new works in oil on linen by contemporary painter Maggie Siner and new works in oil on canvas by impressionist Robert Calcagno," through Nov. 30.

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). www.6thcavalrymuseum.com.

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

• Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Show, exhibition of two- and three-dimensional works, through Nov. 9.

• Exhibit of works by artist-in-residence Marsha Hamby Savage, through Jan. 4.

THE GALLERY -- 3918 Dayton Blvd. 870-2443, www.redbankgallery.com. "Artisans French Escapade 2012: Provence to Paris," work by six Chattanooga artists who traveled to France for a weeklong retreat, through Jan. 1.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- University of the South, Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. "Richard Fleming: Walking to Guantanamo," exhibition of photographs and stories from the author's journey across Cuba, through Nov. 20.