Chattanooga area arts calendar - July 11-17

Chattanooga area arts calendar - July 11-17

July 11th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "The Hallelujah Girls," 7:30 p.m. July 11-13, 2 p.m. July 14, 7:30 p.m. July 18-20, 2 p.m. July 21, 7:30 p.m. July 25-27, 2 p.m. July 28. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $14.40, students $11.

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

• "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," 8 p.m. July 12-13. $18.

• "Legally Blonde," July 12-28. $10-$25 ($30 opening night).

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

• "12 Angry Men," July 19-27. $11 adults, $9 seniors/students.

• Auditions for "Oklahoma," 6-8 p.m. July 22-23 (show dates, Oct. 11-19).

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE -- 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931-484-5000.

• "9 to 5: The Musical," through July 14. $12-$26.

• "Smoke on the Mountain," through Aug. 2. $12-$24.

• "The King and I," through Aug. 30. $12-$26.

• "Man of La Mancha," July 11-Sept. 27. $12-$24.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE -- 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618. "The Stories of Scheherazade," Youth Ensemble Theater presentation drawn from Arabian Nights stories, 7 p.m. July 19-20, 2 p.m. July 21. $5.

MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM -- 399 McCallie Ave., 423-642-8497, 423-757-5050. "Spring Awakening," Tony Award-winning musical by Closed Door Entertainment for mature audiences, 7:30 p.m. July 19-20, 2 p.m. July 21. $16-$20 (plus fees).

MILLENNIUM THEATRE -- 128 E. Main St., Manchester, Tenn. 931-570-4489. $13 adults, $11 students/seniors/military. "Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes," fundraiser for Millennium Repertory Company featuring Jason Petty, 7:30 p.m. CDT July 11-12, 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 13, 2 p.m. July 14. $15.

RHEA COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 375 Church St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-9847.

• "Front Page News," new play on Scopes evolution trial, 8 p.m. July 19, 3 and 8 p.m. July 20.

• "And on the Eighth Day," new play on imaginary post-trial conversation between lawyers William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow, 5 p.m. July 19, noon and 5 p.m. July 20.

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN PLAYHOUSE -- Corner of Rolling Way and James Boulevard, Signal Mountain. 423-886-5243. "The Wizard of Oz," 8 p.m. July 12-13, July 19-20, July 26-27. $15 adults, $5 children.

SOUTH JACKSON CIVIC CENTER -- 404 S. Jackson St., Tullahoma, Tenn. 931-455-5321. "Pinocchio," Prince Street Player production, 7:30 p.m. July 12, 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 13-14, 7:30 p.m. July 18-19, 2 and 7:30 p.m. July 20. $15 adults, $10 students.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE -- Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469. "The Wizard of Oz," July 18-28.

FILM EVENTS

BACKLOT FILM SERIES -- Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road, 423-855-9474. Screening of locally made "Going Home -- The 'Lost Town' of Caney Creek," 6:30 p.m. July 15. Free.

MOVIES IN THE PARK -- Coolidge Park, 150 River St. First Things First sponsors free family-friendly movie, every Saturday in July. Show starts at dusk; come early and picnic. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult after 6 p.m. 423-267-5383.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT DARK -- Heritage Park, corner of East Brainerd and Jenkins roads. Bridge Christian Church sponsors family movie, "Wreck-It Ralph," shown on large inflatable screen at dark July 19. Bring lawn chairs or blanket for seating. 423-463-0202.

POV FILM SERIES -- Downtown YMCA, 301 W. Sixth St. 423-266-3766. Chattanooga Film Society presents Summer Point of View Film Series of documentary films, featuring "Ping Pong," 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 15. Free.

THIRD (MAN) THURSDAYS FILM NOIR SERIES -- Heritage Park, 1428 Jenkins Road. 423-855-9474. "Kansas City Confidential," 2 and 7 p.m. July 18. Mature audiences. Free.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org.

• Auditions for "The Red Velvet Cake War," roles for adult men and women, 3 p.m. July 21 and 7 p.m. July 22 (show dates, Sept. 12-21).

• "Not Just a Snapshot," photography by Sheila Silvus Chesanow, through July 25.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282. All-Member Salon Show, through July 27.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658.

• "The Fair Game Project," exhibit of work on the black male by Shanequa Gay, through Aug. 30.

• Artist talk with Shanequa Gay, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 16.

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, 5:15 p.m. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600. "Selections III: An Exhibition of Art From the UTC Permanent Collection," through July 26.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195. "Because He Knows My Name," mixed-media works by Sandra Babb and Bobbie Brooks Crowe, through July 27.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. "Flags of Our Fathers," through Aug. 31.

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

HARRIS ARTS CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599.

• Bronze sculpture by Julia Knight and abstracts by Paul Fontana, through July 19.

• Regional Art Show, July 22-Aug. 30.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART -- 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. "Whitfield Lovell: Deep River," through Oct. 13.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. "The Cartoon Buffet," by Bradley Wilson, through July 31.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. "Main, Market & Beyond: Yesterday's Local Jewish Merchants," through July 19.

LUPTON LIBRARY -- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. "They Played the Roundhouse: Concert Posters and Flyers From the 1980s and 1990s," through summer.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM -- Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 423-236-2030.

• "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit.

• "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," through April 2014.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187. Guided history tours, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. $5 adults, $1 children.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, "Lens and Brush: the Visual Textures of East Tennessee," through July 15.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745.

• "Trials and Tribulations: The Civil War in Bradley County,"through July 20.

• "Benjamin Cleveland and the Founding of Cleveland," through July 20.

• Inaugural Art Auction and Gala, "The Great Artsy," presented by CASA of Bradley County, 7-10 p.m. Friday, July 12. Preview art at 6 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at door. Includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks. 423-716-1844, www.ocoeeadvocates.org.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. 423-877-2525. Examines exploits of America's heroes. Free.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "Personal Vision II," through Aug. 31.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. Free. "Iconic Chattanooga," fine art and photography, July 11-Aug. 30. Opening reception, 4-7 p.m. today, July 11.

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. "Natural Collections," through July 31.

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

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

• Community quilt exhibit, through July 19.

• The Art of Pebbie Mott," through Sept. 27.

WAREHOUSE ROW -- 1110 Market St. 423-267-1127. Exhibit of Southern wildlife by Bradley Gordon of Mississippi, through summer.