Arts Calendar - Nov. 28 - Dec 4

Arts Calendar - Nov. 28 - Dec 4

November 28th, 2013 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ACT PLAYHOUSE - 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, www.actdalton.org. "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," Dec. 6-14.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "A Christmas Story," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29-30, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-14, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15. $16-$20.

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. CST Fridays-Saturdays.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - C.C. Bond Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-3246."The Nutcracker Christmas Carol: A Holiday Musical" by Chattanooga State Repertory Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15. $5-$15.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE - 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. "A Christmas Story: The Musical," 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 2:30 and 8 p.m Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 15, 7 p.m. Dec. 19, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 22. $30 opening night, $12.50-$25 other shows.

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

* "Suite Surrender," through Dec. 20. $12-$24.

* "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," through Dec. 21. $11-$23.

* "A Sanders Family Christmas," through Dec. 22. $12-$24.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE - Flo Summitt Theatre, First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 423-756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner," dinner theater presentation, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Dec. 12-14, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 15. $20 (Dec. 6-7), $22 (all other shows).

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE - 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21. $11-$23.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE - Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholebackstage.com. "Christmas Belles," Dec. 6-8, Dec. 12-15. $16-$18.

FILM EVENTS

BARKING LEGS THEATER - 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org. Screening of documentary "La Camioneta," which traces the migration of a decommissioned American school bus to the streets of Guatemala, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. $5-$7.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

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

* "Expressions on Canvas & Fabric," works by Edna Dorris and Sally Fleming, through Nov. 30.

* "2013 Winter Art Exhibit," Dec. 7-20. Entries due 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 3. Rhea Arts Council will award prizes at opening reception, 1 p.m. Dec. 7. For entry form, email rhea.arts@gmail.com.

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

* Call for submissions in all media and subject matter by college art students for curated Jan 27-March 3 show, deadline Dec. 13.

* "Literary Visions," juried art competition/exhibit for residents of Bradley, McMinn, Meigs and Monroe counties in which a title, line, theme or character from a literary work inspires an original piece of art, through Jan. 3.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. "Works by John Stone," exhibit by Best in Show winner in 2012 AVA Juried Members Exhibition, through Nov. 30.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. "Pictures Tell the Story," 60 images of a changing society by 1940s-1970s photojournalist Ernest C. Withers, through Feb. 24.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Augusta R. Kolwyck Library, 4501 Amnicola Highway. 423-697-4448, www.chattanoogastate.edu. "Flying Brushes Art Show," by clients of Open Arms Care, through Dec. 19.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM - 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. Civil War/Battle of Chickamauga items and relics, through Nov. 30.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD - 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. 706-278-0168, www.creativeartsguild.org.

* Main Gallery, work by William Temples and John Wilson, through Nov. 30.

* Gallery 111, work by Cindy McCreery, through Dec. 30.

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

* "A Day in the Life," work of Michael Scoggins in Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series, through Dec. 6.

* "The World of Andy Warhol," Polaroids and gelatin-silver photographs by the pop art master from the UTC Permanent Collection of Art, through Dec. 6.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY - 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. 423-475-7782. "The Small Works & Miniature," show and sale by Community Artists League of Athens members, through Dec. 30.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. "Harmony & Hostility," sculptural work in wood, stone and metal by John McLeod, through Dec. 29.

GRAFFITI - 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. Work by Ellyn Bivin, Fennel Blythe, James McKissic, Renel Plouffe, Tony Russo, Jim Tucker, Derek Williams, Amy Britt, Miki Boni and Debbie Pancake, through Dec. 5.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 10 Bluff View. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org.

* Free First Sunday, featuring Holidays at the Hunter tree preview and World AIDS Day viewing of Southeast Tennessee AIDS Memorial Quilt, noon-4:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

* "Go Figure," selections from the museum's permanent collection of the human form, through Feb. 2.

* Holidays at the Hunter, exhibit of Christmas trees inspired by holiday traditions from around the world and decorated by Chattanooga designers and florists, Dec. 5-Jan. 5.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com.

* "Tour d'Art," new work with a French flair and inspired by classic and contemporary master works by 34 regional artists, through Nov. 30.

* "Baubles, Bangles and Beads," holiday collection by jeweler Eleanor Goodson, Dec. 1-31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6.

JOHN C. WILLIAMS ART GALLERY - Brock Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 423-238-9636. "When Big Artists and Architects Were Little Kids," images from Greg Constantine's books series, through Dec. 15.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM - Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. 423-236-2030, http://www.southern.edu/archaeology.

* "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts.

* "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," artifacts on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, through April.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Building Cleveland Up," artifacts that demonstrate how the city grew between 1880 and 1930, through Jan. 4.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM - Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Exhibit examines exploits of America's heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER - 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "The Whole Perspective," exhibit and sale of work by Regional Art Alliance members, through Nov. 29.

PLANET ALTERED - 48 E. Main St. 423-400-4100, www.planetaltered.com. "The Sky Is the Limit," by North Georgia Sky Painters, through Dec. 31.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY - 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. Fine-art landscapes from 22 East Tennessee and North Georgia artists, through Jan. 3.

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

* Holiday open house features bead jewelry by Mary Lynn Portera, Nov. 29.

* "Meditations," works by Scott Hill and Steve Olszewski, through Nov. 30.

* "Triple Whipple," works by Lynn Whipple, John Whipple and Marty Whipple, Dec. 1-31. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 6.

SEWN TO THE SKY - 827 Chestnut St. 423-531-0447. "Passage," works by Cat Collier Martinez, through Jan. 3.

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

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

* "The Art of Marc Moss," by center's artist in residence, through Jan. 10.

* Holiday Show & Sale, through Jan. 10.

* "The Art of Rob Winchester," Nov. 29-Jan. 3. Opening reception, 5-6 p.m. Nov. 29.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY - 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. "Lain York: Selections From the National Gallery," through Dec. 15.