Chattanooga area arts calendar - Sept. 5-11

Chattanooga area arts calendar - Sept. 5-11

September 5th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ATHENS ARTS CENTER - Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "The Red Velvet Cake War," 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 (includes dinner), 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14, 2 p.m. Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21. $25 (includes dinner on Sept. 12), otherwise $12 adults, $8 students.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com.

• "Love, Sex & the IRS,"7:30 p.m. Sept. 5-7, 2 p.m. Sept. 8. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $14.40, students $11.

• Auditions for "Tom Sawyer," with roles for 15 boys and 10 girls ages 8-18, 4 p.m. Sept. 9-10 (show dates, Nov. 1-10).

• Auditions for "A Christmas Story," with roles for nine boys and seven girls ages 5-13, 4 p.m. Sept. 9-10 (show dates Nov. 29-Dec. 15).

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.

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

• "Over the River and Through the Woods," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21.

• Auditions for "It's a Wonderful Life," 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16-17 (show dates, Nov. 15-23).

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

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

• "Ring of Fire," through Oct. 19. $12-$25.

• "To Kill a Mockingbird," Sept. 6-Nov. 3. $12-$24.

GEM THEATER - 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (L&N Depot, Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com.

• Auditions for Youth Showcase (ages 7-21) and Adult Showcase, for individual and group music, dance and instrumental acts, 3 p.m. Sept. 8 and 7 p.m. Sept. 9.

RIDGEDALE BAPTIST CHURCH - Christian Life Center, 1831 Hickory Valley Road. 423-499-0994, www.ridgedalebaptist.org. "Steel Magnolias," 7 p.m. Sept. 6-7, 2 p.m. Sept. 8. $6.

STAGEWORKS OF CLEVELAND - George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Building, Cleveland State Community College, 3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tenn. 423-380-8073. "Steel Magnolias," 7 p.m. Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Sept. 6, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 7, 3 p.m. Sept. 8. $15 adults, $10 students/seniors.

FILM EVENTS

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Linotype: the Film," documentary focuses on the linotype type-casting machine and its impact on communication, 6 p.m. Sept. 5.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY - 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com.

• Art At Nite exhibit, Sept. 7-19.

ARTIFACT STUDIOS - 1080B Duncan Ave. teamartifact.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

ATELIER 18 - 18 Eighth St. Hours: Noon-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. 423-280-4642. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

AVA GALLERY - 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

• "Fresh," annual juried exhibit of emerging artists in Southeast, Sept. 7-Oct. 25.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER - 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. "For All the World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights," National Endowment of the Arts traveling exhibition of photographs, television clips, art posters and historic artifacts, through Oct. 20.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART - UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Hours: 9:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Free. 423-425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

• Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, with works in a wide range of media, through Oct. 4.

GALLERY 1401 - 1401 Williams St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 423-265-0015, www.gallery1401.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

GRAFFITI - 629 Spears Ave. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.

• Works by Ellyn Bivin, Fennel Blythe, James McKissic, Jim Tucker, Larry Young, Tony Mraz, Tony Russo, Donyale Gibbs and Eric Riggs, through Sept. 7.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

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

HART GALLERY TENNESSEE - 110 E. Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 423-521-4707, www.hartgallerytn.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART - 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org. "Whitfield Lovell: Deep River," artwork created since 2008 by the artist, including charcoal drawings on vintage wood juxtaposed with found objects and a site-specific installation, through Oct. 13.

IGNIS GLASS GALLERY & STUDIO - Suite 4, 1800 Rossville Ave. 423-265-2565. www.ignisglass.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

IN-TOWN GALLERY - 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com.

• "Flavor of the Market," exhibit of acrylics of marketplace scenes and fruit still-life paintings by Jennie Kirkpatrick, through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 6.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER - 5461 North Terrace. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and by appointment. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. Exhibit highlighting front pages of Chattanooga Jewish community monthly newspaper The Shofar, through Oct. 4.

LUPTON LIBRARY - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. www.lib.utc.edu/archivist. "They Played the Roundhouse: Concert Posters and Flyers From the 1980s and 1990s," offers look at performers for most of the venue's first 20 years, through summer.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM - Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 423-236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology.

• "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) spanning 3,500 years of history.

• "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," artifacts including pottery and stone vessels from the remains at the Fortress of Elah on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, through April.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM - 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. See period furniture and other of-the-period artifacts during docent-guided tours, hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836-1900. Admission: $5 adults, $1 children.

MIKI BONI STUDIOS - 1611 Mitchell Ave. 423-475-5533. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS - 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Cleveland Works!," hands-on exhibit highlights the city's history of industry with themes of transportation, communication and labor relations, through Oct. 12.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM - Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Exhibit examines exploits of America's heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free.

RIVER GALLERY - 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

• "Journeys," etching, monotypes and aquatints by Betty MacDonald and carved heads and wall mosaics by Mitch Yung, through Sept. 30.

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday and by appointment. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. "Icons in Transformation," 180-piece exhibit by abstract expressionist Russia native Ludmila Pawlowska, Sept. 10-Nov. 9. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 8.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS - 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936, www.shankscenter.org. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CDT Wednesday-Saturday. Works by regional artists, through September; "Artists in Their Own Right" exhibit by Cumberland County schoolteachers, through October. Reception, 5-7 p.m. CDT Thursday, Sept. 5.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP - 2646 Broad St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. select Saturdays. 423-266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM - 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860, www.6thcavalrymuseum.com.

• Permanent display chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

• "Lives and Lands of the Civil War," images of the people, architecture and landscapes of the Civil War by 17 artists, through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 4-7 p.m. Sept. 6.

TANNER/HILL GALLERY - 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, and by appointment. 423-280-7182, www.tannerhillgallery.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

THE ART CENTER - 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-632-2144, www.blueridgearts.net.

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

• National Juried Photography Exhibit, Sept. 7-Oct. 13.

• Fall Plein Aire Festival, Sept. 17-Oct. 13.

TOWNSEND ATELIER - 201 W. Main St. 266-2712, www.townsendatelier.com.

• "Women Painting Women: Revolution 2013," juried exhibit of 36 subjects in the figurative tradition as part of international project, Sept. 7-28. Opening reception, 2-9 p.m. Sept. 7.

• AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

• "Throw Down," demonstration of portrait painting by studio instructors Cindy Procious and Mia Bergeron, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7.

WAREHOUSE ROW - 1110 Market St. 423-267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. "Crafted by Southern Hands" exhibit of prints by Micah and Marianna Whitson of Old Try, through Sept. 30.

WINDER-BINDER GALLERY OF FOLK ART - 40 Frazier Ave. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday. 413-8999, www.winderbinder.wordpress.com. AVA Gallery Hop, 2-8 p.m. Sept. 7.