Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga area arts calendar

April 11th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ABBA'S HOUSE -- 5208 Hixson Pike. 423-877-6462. "Saviour," modern-day oratorio on the life of Christ, 6 p.m. April 14. Free.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," co-production of Tennessee Wesleyan College and Athens Community Theater, 7:30 p.m. April 11-13. $12 adults, $8 students.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223. "Don't Talk to the Actors," 7:30 p.m. April 11-13, 2 p.m. April 14, 7:30 p.m. April 18-20, 2 p.m. April 21, 7:30 p.m. April 25-27, 7:30 p.m. April 28. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $14.40 groups, $11 students.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Art Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599. "Southern Hospitality," 7 p.m. April 11-13, 3 p.m. April 14. $15.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-3246. "Dido and Aeneas," semi-staged production by members of the CSCC Music Department, music students and members of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, 7:30 p.m. April 18.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 423-267-8534.

• "How I Became a Pirate," Youth Theatre production, 7:30 p.m. April 12, 2:30 p.m. April 13-14. $8-$10.

• "The Children's Hour," April 12-28. $10-$25.

• Auditions for "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson," at least eight men and five women needed, 7:30 p.m. April 15-16.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000. "High School Musical" by Silverdale Baptist Academy, 6:30 p.m. April 11-12.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000.

• "The Great American Trail Park Musical," staged reading with talk-back session, 7:30 p.m. CDT April 13. $10 adults, $5 students (rated PG-13).

• "Les Misérables," through May 3. $14-$29.

• "The Miracle Worker," through May 17. $12-$24.

EAST BRAINERD COMMUNITY THEATER -- Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road. 423-902-1797. "Nunsense," 7:30 p.m. April 12-13, 2 p.m. April 14, 7:30 p.m. April 26-27. $10.

HILLTOP PLAYERS -- Rudd Auditorium, Bryan College, Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-7500, 423-775-7271. "Cinderella," 7:30 p.m. April 18-20. $11 adults, $9 non-Bryan College students, $7 Bryan College community.

LEE UNIVERSITY -- Dixon Center, 1053 Church St., Cleveland, Tenn. 423-614-8343. "Sabrina Fair," 7:30 p.m. April 11-13. $10 adults, $7 students/seniors/children.

LEE UNIVERSITY -- Edna Minor Conn Theatre, Room 305, Vest Building, Church and 11th streets, Cleveland, Tenn. 423-614-8343. Operatic scenes from "The Magic Flute," "The Medium," "Die Fledermaus" and "La Cenerentola," 3 p.m. April 14. Free.

NOLAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -- 4435 Shackleford Ridge Road, Signal Mountain. 423-886-0898. "The Wizard of Oz," student performance, 7 p.m. April 18. Free, donations welcome.

ROSS'S LANDING -- 100 Riverfront Parkway. 423-265-0771. "Shanewise -- The Robin Woman," 1 p.m. April 19-20. Free but donations welcome.

FILM EVENTS

TIVOLI THEATRE -- 709 Broad St. 423-757-5050. "The Rough South of Larry Brown," 7 p.m. April 19. $10.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401. "Through the Years," by Nell Moretz, through April 17.

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY -- 201 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. "A Natural Selection: Plants and Animals of the Plateau and Beyond," by Mark Priestly of Sewanee, Tenn., through April 30.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781. "With a Little Help From My Friends," art quilts, through April 30.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282. "I Guess You Had To Be There: An Installation Art Exhibition," by Ashley Hamilton, Tim Hinck, Baggs McKelvey and James O'Donnell, through April 27.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 423-266-8658. "Swan Dreams Project: The Power of Imagery," through June 3.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE -- C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-4400. Works by students in the Visual Arts Department, through May 10.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000. Works by members of Regional Art Alliance, April 12-May 24.

CONTRAPASSO STUDIO -- 1800 Rossville Ave. 423-243-3778. Sculpture by Jerome Meadows, 5-8 p.m. April 17-21.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600. Department of Art senior BFA theses projects, through April 12 ("Show One"), April 16-26 ("Show Two"). Opening reception ("Show Two"), 5:30 p.m. April 16.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195. "Two Men From Magi," exhibit of watercolors and oils by Lee Fritch and John McLean, April 12-May 19. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. April 12.

FRAMEWORKS -- 4520 Hixson Pike. "East Meets Western," photos by Shannon Bourn, 6-9 p.m. April 19.

HAMILTON COUNTY-CHATTANOOGA COURTS BUILDING -- 600 Market St. "Universal Space," Mark Making photo project, through May 3.

HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 625 Georgia Ave. "In Visible," student self-portrait photography, April 11-fall 2013. Opening reception, 5 p.m. April 11.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission fees. 423-267-0968.

• "Beauty Beyond Nature," glass art of Paul Stankard, through April 21.

• "Exploring the Land: Landscapes From the Hunter Collection," through April 28.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. "Souvenirs: More Than Memories ... Inspiration" by jeweler Barbara Murnan and photographer Spears McAllester, through April 27.

McKEE LIBRARY -- Southern Adventist University, 4851 Industrial Drive, Collegedale. 423-236-2010. "Art in Bloom" watercolor floral paintings by Helen Burton, through April 30.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-745-0329. "Tradition -- Tennessee Lives & Legacies," through May 3.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER -- 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. 423-825-0592. "A Splash of Color," by Evie Durant and Lolly Durant, through April 30.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "Sky Rhythms," by North Georgia Sky Painters Society, through May 30.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. "Express Yourself," by Tennessee Watercolor Society, Region III, through May 10.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5.

• Following Form," by Brad Schwieger, Courtenay James and Mary-Ann Prack, through April 30.

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

ST. ANDREWS-SEWANEE GALLERY -- Simmonds Hall, 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-968-0210, ext. 3151. "Art on the Rise," works by students, through April 13.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 423-266-4453.

• Scenic City Paint Out workshops April 12-18; $55, register at shuptrines.com/scenic-city-paint-out.

• "The Art of Outdoor Painting," April 18-June 6. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. April 18.

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

• Exhibit by Georgia Watercolor Society, through May 15.

• Spring Plein Aire Event, April 16-May 26.

• "The Photography of Joyce Dumas," through June 28.