Arts on Tap

Arts on Tap

September 14th, 2012 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "Vincent," 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. p.m. Sept. 27-29, 2 p.m. Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-6, 2 p.m. Oct. 7.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

• "Cabaret," 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-22, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $10-$25. Not suggested for children.

• "The 39 Steps," 8 p.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 21-22, Sept. 28-29. $18.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org.

• "Oliver," 7:30 p.m. today, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. $11-$15.

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

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

• "Five Guys Named Moe," through Oct. 27.

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

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

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "When Lilacs Last," by The Shipley School of Bryn Mawr, Pa., based on the poetry of Walt Whitman, 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Sept. 21-22. $15.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- St. Andrews Center, 1918 Union Ave. 987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Macbeth," 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $10.

GEM THEATER -- L&N Depot, 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com. "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sept. 22, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $12 adults, $10 ages 12-under.

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, 752 Vine St. 425-4269, www.tickettracks.com. "Orpheus and Euridice," by Department of Theatre & Speech students and Theater for the New South, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Free.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

BALLET TENNESSEE -- Van Cura Ballet Conservatory, 3202 Kelly's Ferry Road. 821-2055, www.ballettennessee.org. Auditions for "Nutcracker," 6-7 p.m. today (children ages 6-8), 7:15-8:30 p.m. today (children ages 9-12), 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday (children ages 11-up and adults). Show dates, Dec. 14-16.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Works by the North Georgia Skypainters Society, through Sept. 29.

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

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Fresh: 2012 AVA Emerging Artist Exhibition," through Oct. 12.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 266-8658. "Beauty in the Face of Destruction," images of Haiti by Ross Oscar Knight, through Nov. 3.

CHATTOOGA ACADEMY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM -- 304 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-639-1519. Photographs of former service stations and car dealerships in LaFayette, plus model train and depot ticket booth, through Sept. 30.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. "Across the Board," through Sept. 30.

GEORGIA HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission fees. 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. Juried exhibit of works by artists from preschool to retirees, through Oct. 21.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission fees. 267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Chattanooga Gems III," works from private collections, through Oct. 21.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "Urban Landscape," plein air oil paintings of local scenes by Victoria Pearmain, through Sept. 30.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 493-0270, ext. 13. "Tranquil Space," works by Steve Wade Brown, Irv Ginsburg, Dana Shavin, Jenny Shugart, Roses Taylor and Dana Waxler, through today.

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

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com.

• "Contemporary Interpretations of Traditional Folk Art," exhibit features works by Julie Jack and Jerry Hagaman, through Sept. 29. Opening reception, noon Saturday.

• "Best of the Best: Quilting's Finest Expressions," juried quilt show, along with supporting exhibit of museum's repository of vintage quilts, through Sept. 29.

• Quilting talk: Reception features fiber artist Susan Lenz discussing art quilts and Tennessee Wesleyan College art professor Julie Jack on the influence of quilting on her art, noon Saturday.

• Bed-turning: Demonstration by Tennessee Regional Study Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday. Features 10 of the museum's vintage quilts featured in book "Quilts of Tennessee" by Bets Ramsey and Merikay Waldvogel.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER -- 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. 886-1959. TACA Art Show, Monday-Oct. 7.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 892-3074. "Out of My Mind," celebration of 1970-2012 paintings by Virginia Skipper, through Sept. 28.

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

• "Reclaiming Context," contemporary metal and iron work by Susan Hutchinson and engraved paintings and laminated prints by Aaron Hequembourg, through Sept. 30.

• "Inside & Out," outdoor sculpture by Mark Chatterley, through June 2013.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. "New Works by Maggie Siner," through Nov. 30.

TANNER/HILL GALLERY -- 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. 280-7182, www.tanner hillgallery.com. "Textures of the Heart," abstract works by Wyoming-based artist Neltje, through Oct. 31. Opening reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. today.

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

• "The Art of Toneeke," through Sept. 21.

• Pear Street Painters Exhibit, through Oct. 14.

• National Juried Nature and Fine Art Photographic Exhibit, through Oct. 14.

• Plein aire exhibit, Sunday-Oct. 14.