Chattanooga area arts calendar

Chattanooga area arts calendar

March 14th, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ACT PLAYHOUSE -- Gaston St., 907 Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, www.actdalton.org. "Oklahoma," 8 p.m. March 15-16, 2 p.m. March 17, 8 p.m. March 21-23. $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 14-16 and 21-23, 2 p.m. March 17 and 24. $18 adults, $16.20 seniors, $14.40 groups, $9 students.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. Auditions for "Once Upon a Mattress," roles for men and women, 6-8 p.m. March 18-19 (show dates, June 14-22).

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

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

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

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Sight for Sore Eyes," 7:30 p.m. March 15-16 and 22-23, 2:30 p.m. March 17 and 24. $15 adults, $10 students.

RHEA COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 375 Church St., Dayton, Tenn. Auditions for "Front Page News," roles available for men and women in new play depicting Scopes Trial, 2-4 p.m. March 23-24 (show dates, July 19-20). 667-2732.

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH -- 1400 Cowart. St. "Nora," 7:30 p.m. March 15-16, March 21-24. $10.

TIVOLI THEATRE -- 709 Broad St. 423-642-8497, 423-757-5156, www.ChattanoogaOnStage.com. "The Sound of Music," by Closed Door Entertainment, 7:30 p.m. March 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m. March 23. $20-$28.50 (plus fees).

WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY THEATER -- Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N. Highway 27, Rock Spring, Ga. 706-621-2870, www.backalleyproductions.org. "The Fantasticks," by Back Alley Productions, 7:30 p.m. March 15-16. $10 adults, $8 children/seniors.

FILM EVENTS

HERITAGE HOUSE -- 1428 Jenkins Road. 423-855-9474. Film noir double feature offers Ida Lupino films "The Hitch-Hiker" and "The Bigamist," 2 and 7 p.m. March 21. Free.

LOOKOUT WILD FILM FESTIVAL -- Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St. 770-315-3277, www.lookoutfilmfestival.org, www.facebook.com/LookoutWildFilmFestival. Festival featuring outdoor, adventure and conservation films from around the world, 7-10 p.m. March 22, 3-6:30 p.m. and 9-11 p.m. March 23 and 1-4 p.m. March 24. $5 per day, $10 for weekend.

UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH -- 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1000. Screening/panel discussion of "American Meat," documentary on alternative agriculture, 7 p.m. CDT March 21. Free.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www.artcrafters dayton.com.

• Exhibit of paintings and 30 hand-carved dolls by Jane Campbell, through today, March 14.

• "Think Spring," works by Dayton Arts League, March 16-30. Reception, 1-3 p.m. March 23.

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

• Student work from art classes at McMinn County and McMinn Central high schools, through March 26.

• "With a Little Help From My Friends," art quilts produced by Sisters With Artistic Attitude of Loudon County, through April 30.

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," includes works by Ashley Hamilton, Tim Hinck, Baggs McKelvey and James O'Donnell, through April 27.

BANK ART CENTER -- 2523 Glass St. (former First Tennessee Bank building). 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. 425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery.

• "Few and Far Between," Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series exhibit of paintings, drawings, and sculpture 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 of outer space in jail's fourth-floor classroom 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," works by Worthington Whittredge, Thomas Doughty, Currier and Ives, Louis Ritman, Ansel Adams, Robert Glenn Ketchum, and George Cress, 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.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. History tours about the house and Walker County, 1-3 p.m. each Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

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

• "Art Underfoot," hooked rug show, through March 28.

• "Tradition -- Tennessee Lives & Legacies," by Tennessee folk artists, through May 3.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "Sky Rhythms," exhibit and sale by members of the North Georgia Sky Painters Society, through May 30. Opening reception, 4-6 p.m. March 17.

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," short-lived offerings of nature by Lisa Ernst and fiber works by 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.

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

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

• Work by area students, through March 28.

• "The Art of Nancy Oliver Smith," artist-in-residence, through March 29.

• "The Bascom Exhibit," featuring works by Camille Day, Bill Dealy, Joyce Dumas, Sheryl Holstein, Paula Van Huss and Zoe Schumaker, through March 31.