Arts Calendar - April 24-30

Arts Calendar - April 24-30

April 24th, 2014 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Athens Community Theatre presents "I Hate Hamlet," 6 p.m. April 24 (opening night includes dinner, $25); 7:30 p.m. April 25-26; 2 p.m. April 27; 7:30 p.m. May 1-3. $12 adults, $8 students.

BAYLOR SCHOOL -- Roddy Theater, Williams Island Ferry Road. 423-267-8506, ext. 276. Baylor Players present "Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m. April 30-May 2, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 3, 2:30 p.m. May 4.

CALHOUN LITTLE THEATER -- Harris Arts Center's Ratner Theater, 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.cgarts.org. "Hallelujah Girls," 7 p.m. May 2-3, 3 p.m. May 4, 7 p.m. May 9-10. $15 general admission, $12 seniors/students, $10 members.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE -- 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com.

* "Pump Boys and Dinettes," 7 p.m. April 24 (plus real-time captioning); 8 p.m. April 25-26 (plus talk-back with cast and director Friday); 2:30 p.m. April 27; 7 p.m. May 1; 8 p.m. May 2-3 (plus free Girls Night Out refreshments Friday); 2:30 p.m. May 4.

* Auditions for "Les Miserables," 7:30 p.m. April 28-29.

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

* Grace Baptist Academy presents "The Wizard of Oz," 7 p.m. April 24-25. $5.

* Homeschool Players present "The Mikado," 1 p.m. May 1; 7 p.m. May 2; 6 p.m. May 3. $10 adults, $5 students.

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

* "The Foreigner," through April 25. $13-$26.

* "The Diary of Anne Frank," through May 22. $13-$25.

* "Annie Get Your Gun," May 2-July 11. $13-$26.

GEM THEATER -- 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (L&N Depot, Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com. "The Marvelous Wonderettes," April 24-May 4.

LEE UNIVERSITY'S HUMANITIES CENTER -- Squires Recital Hall, Cleveland, Tenn. Lee's Opera Theatre presents scenes from favorite operas, most in original language, 3 p.m. April 27. Free. jfrost@leeuniversity.edu.

McMINN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL -- 2215 Congress Parkway South, Athens, Tenn. Fine Arts Department

presents "Fiddler on the Roof," 7 p.m. April 25-26 and May 2-3. Tickets at the door: $8 adults, $6 students. Advance tickets (must be ordered today, April 24): $7 adults, $5 students, $30 for five. 423-745-4142, mchsmusical@gmail.com.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE -- First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 423-756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. "'Til Beth Do Us Part," 7:30 p.m. April 24-26; 2:30 p.m. April 27. $10 adults, $8 seniors and groups of 10 or more, $5 students with ID; $8 April 24, Girls Night Out.

FILM EVENTS

EASTGATE SATURDAY CINEMA -- Eastgate Public Library, 5705 Marlin Road, Suite 1500, 5900 Building. Screening of "Gravity" (PG-13), 2:30-4:45 p.m. April 26. Free. 423-855-2689.

RECREATE CAFE -- Salvation Army's 614 Corps, 800 McCallie Ave. 423-305-6208, www.facebook.com/recreatecafearts. "Walk in My Shoes," documentary on a Chattanooga homeless man, 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 1.

ART EVENTS

APPRAISAL FAIR -- McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. "Antiques Roadshow"-style event by Case Antiques in Knoxville, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3. $10 for each appraised item, $5 each item with a museum membership. Register at livingheritagemuseum.com.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "High School Art Show," through April 30.

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. "The Seasoned Eye: A Celebration of Artists Working 20+ Years," April 25-May 30.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 423-266-8658.

* "The Fine Art of Jazz," by photographer Dan White, through May 24.

* "Bright Ideas: African American Inventors and Inventions," through June 14.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery. "Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions," through April 25.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org.

* "Fr:Ac/TurE(d)," works by Jake Kelly, through April 27.

* "Postcards From Prague, On Site Drawings," May 1-June 8.

FOODWORKS RESTAURANT -- 205-C Manufacturers Road. 423-580-2270. "Spring Colors," by Civic Arts League members, through June 28.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL -- Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. 423-344-5643, www.chattanoogaphoto.org. "Creative," through April 25.

GRAFFITI -- 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. "Texture and Shadow: Paintings by Ellyn Bivin and Renel Plouffe," through May 1.

HARRIS ARTS CENTER -- 212 S. Wall St., Calhoun, Ga. 706-629-2599, www.harrisartcenter.com. Harris Potters & Booth Art Guild exhibition, through May 30. Reception 3-4:30 p.m. May 4.

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

* "African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond," organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, through May 25.

"Preface: An Introduction to Artists' Books," through June 15.

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

* "Serendipitous," works by Helen Brooks and Sheila Fulghum, through April 25.

* "New Work -- Year 40," new work from 34 regional artists, May 1-29.

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

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

* "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 fees. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org.

* "Lee Senior Showcase," through May 9.

* "Common People in Uncommon Times: The Civil War Experience in Tennessee," through May 17.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "East Asian Inspired Art: 7 Artists," through May 29.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. 423-892-3074. "From the Earth," through May 30.

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

* "Nature at Its Best," by Steve Noggle, Kim Kauffman and Ceasar Citraro, through April 30. Artist talk by Kim Kauffman, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26.

* "Materials Intertwined," May 1-31.

ST. JOHN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH -- 3921 Murray Hills Drive. 423-344-5643, chattanoogaphoto.org.Photographic Society of Chattanooga presents Youth Photography Showcase, slide show of contest winners, 6 p.m. April 24.

SEWN TO THE SKY -- 827 Chestnut St. 423-531-0447. "Digital Watercolors: Scenes of Chattanooga" by Allison Fuller-Mulloy, through April.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223. "Senior Art Majors: Transparency and Impressions," through May 10.