Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga area arts calendar

March 7th, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ACT PLAYHOUSE -- Gaston St., 907 Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, www.actdalton.org. "Oklahoma," March 15-23. $15 adults, $13 seniors, $11 students.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "Rumors," 7:30 p.m. March 8-9, 2 p.m. March 10; other times March 14-24. $18 adults, $16.20 seniors, $14.40 groups, $9 students.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. Auditions for "Sideways Stories From Wayside School," Youth Theatre production with roles for actors in grades 4-12, 4:30 p.m. March 11-12 (show dates, May 10-19).

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Smoke on the Mountain," March 15-23. $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, $11 groups.

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

• "Steel Magnolias," through March 29. $12-$25.

• "Les Misérables," March 8-May 3. $14-$29.

MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM -- 399 McCallie Ave. 423-642-8497, ChattanoogaOnStage.com. "The Foreigner," Closed Door Entertainment production, originally scheduled March 8-9, postponed until November.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. Auditions for "Twinderella," musical and nonmusical roles for ages 10-up, 3-6 p.m. March 11-12 (show dates, May 20-23).

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- Rivoli Art Mill, 2301 E. 28th St. "Nora," expressionistic version of "A Doll's House" that cuts straight to the immediacy of Nora's life-changing decision, March 15-24.

TIVOLI THEATRE -- 709 Broad St. 642-8497, 757-5156, www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com. Comedian Jim Gaffigan, 7:30 p.m. March 17. $39.75-$49.75.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE -- Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholebackstage.com.

• Auditions for "The Wizard of Oz," roles for Dorothy and adults only, 6:30 p.m. CST March 7-8.

• Auditions for "The Wizard of Oz," roles for Dorothy, Glenda children only, 10 a.m. CST March 9.

FILM EVENTS

BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org. "The Deadly Spawn," a cult horror classic, and "Videophile," a video of skateboarders from Tennessee and the surrounding area, presented by Mise En Scenesters, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9. Free.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com. Paintings and 30 hand-carved dolls by Jane Campbell, through March 14.

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

• Student work from McMinn County and McMinn Central High art classes, through March 26.

• "With a Little Help From My Friends," art quilts produced by Sisters With Artistic Attitude of Loudon County, through April 30. Opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 8.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org.

• Drawings and paintings by Chattanooga State Community College sophomore art students, through March 29.

• "I Guess You Had To Be There: An Installation Art Exhibition," works by Ashley Hamilton, Tin Hinck, Baggs McKelvey and James O'Donnell, through April 27.

BANK ART CENTER -- 2523 Glass St. James McKissic's personal collection of African-American art, through March 17.

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.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600, www.utc.edu/cressgallery.org.

• "Few and Far Between," works by Summer Wheat, through March 22.

• Lillian B. Feinstein Scholarship Exhibition, works by Julian Tan and Jan Burleson, through March 22.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195. "Art and Stole," work by fabric artist Audrey Workman, through March 31.

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

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

• African American Art: Selections From the Carnetta and Norm Davis Collection," through March 17.

• "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, www.intowngallery.com. "Fire and Salt," salt-glazed stoneware by Roger Harvey, through March 31.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER -- 5461 North Terrace. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. "Talking Tees," Israeli T-shirts, through Friday, March 8.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Stitches in Time," contemporary and antique quilts, through Saturday, March 9.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-892-3074. "Color, Fun, Abstract & Decorative ... Large," works by Bobbie Crow and Monica Whaley, through March 21.

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

• "Foundations," works by Lisa Ernst and Karen Linduska, through March 31.

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

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. 423-266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. "New Works," oil paintings by Karen Brown of Asheville, N.C., through March 31.

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

TANNER/HILL GALLERY -- 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. 423-280-7182, www.tannerhillgallery.com. "Beautifully Boring," works by Holly Farrell, Mark Bradley-Shoup, Leah Giberson and Samantha French, through March 29.