Arts Calendar - Feb 20-26

Arts Calendar - Feb 20-26

February 20th, 2014 in Chattnow Art

THEATER

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

* "Into the Woods," 7 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23. $16 adults, $9 students.

* Auditions for "I Hate Hamlet," with roles for three men and three women from late teens to adults, 7 p.m. Feb. 24-25 (show dates April 24-27 and May 1-4).

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "Lost in Yonkers," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1, 2 p.m. March 2. $20 adults, $18 seniors, groups $16, students $11.

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 year-round and other days for groups.

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

* "Go, Dog. Go!," Youth Theatre presentation, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 2:30 p.m. March 1-2.

* "The Taming of the Shrew," Feb. 28-March 15. $30 opening night, $12.50-$25 all other shows.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Seussical, The Musical," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28-March 1, 7:30 p.m. March 7, 1 and 7:30 p.m. March 8. $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, $11 groups.

COVENANT COLLEGE -- Sanderson Auditorium, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-419-1051, www.covenant.edu/covenantarts. "On the Verge," 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22. $7 adults, $5 seniors/students.

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

* "Grease," through March 9. $13-$26.

* "The Dixie Swim Club," through March 21. $13-$25.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE -- Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com. "Fat Pig," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23. $10-$15.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER -- 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. 423-886-1959, www.smph.org. "The Curious Savage," comedy produced by Signal Mountain Playhouse, 6:45 p.m. Feb. 21-Feb. 22. $14 (includes preshow dessert, coffee).

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE -- 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529. www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "The Matchmaker," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23. $10.

FILM EVENTS

CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY -- 1001 Broad St. 423-757-5310. Screening of "Freedom Riders," 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in civil-rights film/discussion series. Free.

OUTDOOR CHATTANOOGA -- 200 River St. 423-643-6888, www.outdoorchattanooga.com. Video and pictures of standup paddleboarder Ben Friberg's "SUP Expedition to Cuba," 6 p.m. Feb. 27.

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE FILM SERIES -- DeKalb Theatre, 300 Gault Ave., N, Fort Payne, Ala. Project on Alabama's natural resources presented by Southern Environmental Center , 6-8 p.m. CST Feb. 27. $5-$10. 256-634-8370.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Work by regional undergraduate and college graduate art students, through March 3.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission fees. 423-266-8658. "Pictures Tell the Story," photos by Ernest C. Withers, through Feb. 24.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission fees. Exhibit of World War II weapons, uniforms and equipment, through March 31.

COMFORT SKATESHOP -- 1467 Market St. "The Shadow, the Window, the Frame, Pt. 1," painting and collage show by Devon Kronenberg, Feb. 28-March 28. 423-653-5090.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART -- UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4600, www.utc.edu/cressgallery. "Michelle Segre: Sculptures and Drawings," part of Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series, through March 20.

GRAFFITI -- 505 Cherokee Blvd. 423-400-9797, www.hillcityart.com. Sculpture and drawings by Bryan Rasmussen, through March 15.

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

* "Slavery: A Continued Legacy," through April 6.

* "African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond," through May 25.

IN-TOWN GALLERY -- 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com. "Un-scene Chattanooga," oil paintings by Victoria Pearmain, through Feb. 28.

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 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.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Admission fees. Guided history tours. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. Heritage School, featuring Matt Henry, program director for Ocoee Ranger District of Cherokee National Forest, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 22.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS -- 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission fees. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "Stitches in Time: Hand Quilting," antique and contemporary quilts, through March 1.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM -- Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Examines exploits of America's heroes. Free.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER -- 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-870-8924. "Art for the Holidays," through Feb. 28.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY -- 6922 Lee Highway. "Members Exhibition," through March 20.

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

* "Southern Spirit," works by James Conner, Matt Tommey and Barbara Odil, through Feb. 28.

* Painting demonstration by Alabama artist James Conner, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 22.

SEWN TO THE SKY -- 827 Chestnut St. 423-531-0447. Exhibit and sale of works by Danyelle Dover, through Feb. 28.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM -- 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Admission fees. 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 Photography of Tom Kells," through Feb. 22.

* "The Art of Keith Burgess," through March 29.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- 735 University Ave., Sewanee, Tenn. 931-598-1223.

* "Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations," through April 6.

* Screening of feature-length film "The Wolf Knife," written and directed by Nakadate, 7:30 p.m. CST Feb. 25.