Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga area arts calendar

April 18th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Art Center, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. Auditions for Calhoun's Got Talent, 5:30-7 p.m. April 22-23 and May 6-7 (show dates, July 20, July 27, Aug. 3).

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 Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. April 18.

• "Trail by Jury," Gilbert and Sullivan opera presented by CSCC Opera Theatre, 7:30 p.m. April 25.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

• "The Children's Hour," 7 p.m. April 18, 8 p.m. April 19-20, 2:30 p.m. April 21, 7 p.m. April 25, 8 p.m. April 26-27. 2:30 p.m. April 28. $10-$25.

• Auditions for "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson," April 15-16.

• "Bethany," staged reading, 5:30 p.m. April 20. $5, free for Celebration of Southern Literature registrants.

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

• "Broadway Our Way," annual showcase of dance, theater, musical theater and stagecraft by students and faculty of the playhouse's Performance Education Center, 7 p.m. April 25-26, 10:30 a.m. April 27 (all times Central). $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 children.

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

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

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Cabin Fever," April 26-27, May 3-5, May 10-11. $15, $12 seniors, $10 students, $5 children 12-under.

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

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Taking It Outside," interactive program of theater and visual arts by Hunter and Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 6 p.m. April 25. Free for high school students and their parents; $9.95 all others.

MILLENNIUM THEATRE -- 128 E. Main St., Manchester, Tenn. 931-570-4489, http://millenniumrep.org. $13 adults, $11 students/seniors/military. "The Fantasticks," 7:30 p.m. CDT April 19-20, 2 p.m. April 21, 7:30 p.m. April 26-27, 2 p.m. April 28. $16 adults, $14 students/seniors/military.

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

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE -- Flo Summitt Theatre, First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 423-756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. "The Cemetery Club," 7:30 p.m. April 26-27, 7:30 p.m. May 2-4, 2:30 p.m. May 5. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students.

ST. JOHN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH -- 3921 Murray Hills Drive. www.stjohnumc.org. "Seussical the Musical," 7 p.m. April 26-27, 2 p.m. April 28, 7 p.m. May 3-4, 2 p.m. May 5. $1-$5.

SHAKESPEARE CHATTANOOGA -- Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. 423-622-2862, jhashe@epbfi.com. Auditions for "All's Well That Ends Well," with all roles but Parolles and The Fool available, 6-9 p.m. April 21-22.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4269, www.utc/.edu/finearts. Repertory works and a piece with participants from Bright School and UTC by Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater, 7:30 p.m. April 20. $8-$12.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Stained grass by Janene Price, April 20-May 1.

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, www.athensartscouncil.org.

• "With a Little Help From My Friends," art quilts, through April 30.

• "Greek Masks of the Golden Ration Project," created by autistic students in VSA TN workshop in Sweetwater, Tenn., through May 31.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. "I Guess You Had To Be There: An Installation Art Exhibition," 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, www.chattanoogastate.edu. Juried end-of-year exhibition of work by students in the Visual Arts Department, through May 10.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. Exhibition and sale of 82 works in paintings and jewelry by Regional Art Alliance, through May 24.

CONTRAPASSO STUDIO -- 1800 Rossville Ave. 423-243-3778. Work by Savannah, Ga., sculptor Jerome Meadows, through April 21.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600, www.utc.edu/cressgallery. Department of Art senior BFA theses projects, through April 26 ("Show Two").

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195. "Two Men From Magi," watercolors and oils by Lee Fritch and John McLean, through May 19.

FRAMEWORKS -- 4520 Hixson Pike. "East Meets Western," photos inspired by a Chinese laundry inside a Montana ghost town by Shannon Bourn, 6-9 p.m. April 19.

GALLERY ON MAIN -- 500 N. Main St., Sweetwater, Tenn. 423-337-7400.

• Demonstration and sale by jewelry artist Pegg Johnson, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 20.

• Demonstration of three-dimensional tissue paper technique by artist Sally Fleming, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 27.

HAMILTON COUNTY- CHATTANOOGA COURTS BUILDING -- 600 Market St. "Universal Space," Mark Making photo documentation by Hamilton County jail inmates, through May 3.

HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 625 Georgia Ave. "In Visible," student self-portrait photography exhibit, through fall 2013.

HART GALLERY TENNESSEE -- 110 E. Main St. 423-521-4707, www.hartgallerytn.com. "Calaveras," creation and unveiling of mural of Day of the Dead-inspired sugar skulls by Boyd-Buchanan School and Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy students, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20.

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

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

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

• Work by retiring University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Alan White, through June 9.

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

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. "The Civil War in Villanow and Armuchee Valley," through April 30.

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

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. "Tradition -- Tennessee Lives & Legacies," Tennessee Arts Commission Project exhibition Tennessee folk artists, through May 3.

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

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

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. "Express Yourself," 50 works by Tennessee Watercolor Society, Region III, through May 10.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com.

• "Glass Menagerie on the Bluff," oil painting demonstration with live model by Courtenay James, 5-7 p.m. April 18 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20.

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

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

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 423-266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. "Plein Air: The Art of Outdoor Painting," April 18-June 6. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. April 18.