Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar

March 27th, 2014 by Lisa Denton in Chattanooga Now - Art


BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, Burlesque: Sugar, Spice & Nothing Nice," variety show featuring dancing, singing and comedy that explores the different layers of a woman, 8 p.m. March 27-29. $20 (18 and older).

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

"And Then There Were None," Agatha Christie mystery about 10 people with something to hide, 7 p.m. March 27, 8 p.m. March 28-29, 2:30 p.m. March 30, 7 p.m. April 3, 8 p.m. April 4-5, 2:30 p.m. April 6.

March 27: Real-time captioning for "And Then There Were None."

March 28: Talk-back with director and cast following "And Then There Were None."

March 31-April 1: Auditions for "Pippin," 7:30 p.m.

April 4: Girls Night Out preceding "And Then There Were None," with complimentary refreshments at 7 p.m.

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

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

"The Diary of Anne Frank," March 28-May 22. $13-$25.

EAST HAMILTON MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL -- 2015 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road. 423-893-3535. "#MakingMemories," a play by middle-school drama students Holli Hutson and Laurie Melnik about first-day-of-school friendships, 7-9 p.m. March 28-29. $5 adults, $3 students.

MARS THEATER -- 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 423-315-4335. "See How They Run," a World War II-era spy comedy, by Back Alley Productions, 7:30 p.m. March 28-29. $8. 706-621-2870.


CHATTANOOGA FILM FESTIVAL -- Carmike Majestic, 311 Broad St. Independent films and five education panels for regional filmmakers (plus opening gala at Hunter Museum of American Art), April 3-6. $10 general admission; $35 Mise En Scenesters after-hours events; $210, $150, $75 weekend badges.

EASTGATE SATURDAY CINEMA -- Eastgate Public Library, 5705 Marlin Road, Suite 1500, 5900 Building. "The Lone Ranger" (PG-13), 2:30-5 p.m.Bring your own snacks and drinks with lids. Free. 423-855-2689.

UTC UNIVERSITY CENTER -- Multicultural Center (third floor), 642 E. Fifth St. UTC marks Foreign Language Week with double-feature March 27: "Beauty and the Beast" French with English subtitles, 3 p.m.; intermission with snacks and a German short, then "Pan's Labyrinth," Spanish with English subtitles, 5 p.m.


SPRING FOR THE ARTS -- The Farm, 187 S. Goose Hill Road, Rocky Face, Ga. Spring for the Arts fashion show and luncheon benefiting Creative Arts Guild of Dalton, Ga., 11:45 a.m. March 27. Raffle starts at 11 a.m. $45 individual; call 706-217-6677 for space availability.


ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY -- 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, Arts League winter exhibit, "Cold Hands, Warm Art," through March 29.

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

AVA GALLERY -- 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282,

"ReForm: A Habitat for Humanity Exhibition," works by artists Adam Kirby, Stephen Nemecek, Andrew Nigh, Carrie Pendergrass, Karen Rudolph and Ann Steverson, through March 29.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER -- 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658. "Bright Ideas: African American Inventors and Inventions," through June 14.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. 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, through March 28. 423-653-5090.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-7782. "Spring," works by Community Artist League members Debbie Kowalczyk and Becky Pico, through March 31.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, "Fr:Ac/TurE(d)," works by Jake Kelly, through April 27.

FOODWORKS RESTAURANT -- 205-C Manufacturers Road. 423-580-2270. "Spring Colors," show and sale of watercolors, oils, acrylics and collages by Civic Arts League members, March 29-June 28. Artist meet-and-greet, 4-6 p.m. April 3.

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

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

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

Art Wise: Distinguished Speakers series presents Virginia Mecklenburg, chief curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and one of the curators of current "African American Art" exhibit, 6 p.m. March 27.

"Preface: An Introduction to Artists' Books," drawn from the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama, March 28-June 15.

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

Satan's Breath," by Virginia Webb, through March 31.

"Serendipitous," by Helen Burton and Sheila Fulghum, April 1-25. Opening reception April 4.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, "Art Underfoot," annual exhibit of hooked rugs, through March 27.

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

RIVER GALLERY -- 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5.

"Impressions," by Mia Merlin, Joe Parrot and Yaffa and Jeff Todd, through March 31.

"Collaborations," by Daud Akhriev, Melissa Hefferlin and Mary Lynn Portera, March 28-April 30. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. March 28.

"Nature at Its Best," by Steve Noggle, Kim Kauffman and Ceasar Citraro, April 1-30. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. April 4.

THE ART CENTER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-2144, "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. Artist talk/reception, 4:30 p.m. April 4.