Arts on tap in Chattanooga

Arts on tap in Chattanooga

October 19th, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BUTTONWILLOW CHURCH CIVIL WAR DINNER THEATER -- 1060 Main St., Whitwell, Tenn. 423-658-7478, www.button willowchurch.com. "Granddaddy's Watch," dinner and two-hour live show based on events during the "real War Between the States," 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. Improv comedy by second-year students from the school's Professional Actor Training Program, 7:30 p.m. today. Free.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. "God of Carnage," 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Oct. 26-27, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28. $10-$25 other performances.

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

• Golden Dragon Acrobats, Chinese acrobatic troupe's performance combines acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes and ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques, 8 p.m. CDT Oct. 26.

• "Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge," through Oct. 26. $14-$27.

• "Five Guys Named Moe," through Oct. 27. $14-$27.

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

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

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Sweet Nothing in My Ear," 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. "Murders on Main Street," historic interpretation of murders that occurred on Tennessee Avenue during Etowah's first 50 years presented in walking drama, 6:30-9 p.m. (every 15 minutes) Wednesday-Oct. 26. $10. 423-263-2228.

MASTHEAD PRODUCTIONS -- Roland W. Hayes Concert Hall, UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 304-2305. "Frankenstein: The Postmodern Prometheus," 7 p.m. today and Saturday. $6, $3 seniors/UTC students and faculty.

STAGEWORKS OF CLEVELAND -- Cleveland State Community College, George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Building, 3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. 423-380-8073. "The Dining Room," 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. $15 adults, $10 students.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "McMinn County En Plein Air," a collection of regional landscape paintings by Chris Ingram, through Oct. 31.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Faces: UnMasked," through Oct. 27.

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 Nov. 3.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- Augusta R. Kolwyck Library, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 697-4448, www.chattanoogastate.edu. "Flying Brushes," exhibit by artists with developmental disabilities and physical limitations, through Oct. 31.

CIVIC ARTS LEAGUE -- Ringgold Art & Frame Gallery, 7825 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-2844. "Heritage," exhibit marking 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," works by Matthew Deleget of New York City, through Dec. 7.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. 423-475-7782. "The Art of the Air Brush," Halloween-themed exhibit by Community Artist League member Maximo Ortiz, through Oct. 31.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 266-8195. "Kaleidoscope," watercolor and acrylic paintings by Helen Burton, through Oct. 28.

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.

HARRIS ART CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.harrisartcenter. com. HeArt of Education juried exhibit of 98 works by 58 artists, through Sunday.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Chattanooga Gems III," works from private collections, through Sunday.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "Rhythm and Blues," tribute to early jazz and blues musicians through oil paintings of instruments and performers in blue hues by Chuck Frye, through Oct. 26.

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

• "Interpretations: Contemporary Jewish Art," works by Kem Alexander, Jane Sheindal Muller and Flora Rosefsky, Monday-Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

• "Windows of Identity," joint exhibition of artists from the Hadera-Eron region of Israel and the southern United States, Monday-Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology. Permanent exhibit: "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," 200 ancient 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 stories about Walker County history in guided tours 1-3 p.m. Thursday and Sunday.

MEDAL OF HONOR EXHIBIT -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Examines exploits of America's heroes through pictures, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free admission. 877-2525. www.mohm.org.

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

• "Transformations," paintings by Jane Bloodworth-Adams and Erin Gafill, through Oct. 30.

• "Inside & Out," outdoor sculpture by Mark Chatterley, through June.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS -- 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936. "Where Two Worlds Meet," exhibit celebrating the works of Jeff Brandt and Annette Hansen, through Oct. 27.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. "Femme," works by Maggie Siner and Robert Calcagno," through Nov. 30.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860. Chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present day. www.6thcavalrymuseum.com.

TANNER/HILL GALLERY -- 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. 280-7182, www.tannerhillgallery.com. "Textures of the Heart," works by Neltje, through Oct. 31.

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, Saturday-Nov. 9. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Saturday.

• Exhibit of works by artist-in-residence Marsha Hamby Savage, through Jan. 4. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Saturday.

THE GALLERY -- 3918 Dayton Blvd. 870-2443,www.redbankgallery.com. "Artisans French Escapade 2012: Provence to Paris," works by six Chattanooga artists who traveled to France, through Jan. 1. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. today.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- University of the South, Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. "Richard Fleming: Walking to Guantanamo," photographs and stories from the author's journey across Cuba, through Nov. 20. Author's talk/reception, 3 p.m. CDT Oct. 26.