Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 12-19

Chattanooga Now Arts Calendar - June 12-19

June 11th, 2019 by Lisa Denton in Chattanooga Now - Art

THEATER

ARTISTIC CIVIC THEATRE — 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, www.actdalton.org. "Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.," 7 p.m. June 17-21, 1 p.m. June 22. $9-$15.

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTIONS — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanooga St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-621-2870, www.bapshows.com. "See How They Run," 8 p.m. June 21-22, 3 p.m. June 23, 8 p.m. June 28-29. $13-$16.

BROADWAY AT THE TIVOLI — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichattanooga.com. "Finding Neverland," 7:30 p.m. June 21, 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 22. $37, $52, $67, $77.

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecentre.com. Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile," 7 p.m. June 13, 8 p.m. June 14, 8 p.m. June 15 and 2:30 p.m. June 16. $15-$30.

COMEDY AT THE MOXY — 1220 King St. Comedy 423 presents free comedy show with Hilliary Begley from Netflix original movie "Dumplin'," Tom Peters and Mykah Wyman-Stubile, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 18. Free. Food truck on-site. Dogs welcome.

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

* "Red, White and Tuna," through Aug. 8. $16-$30.

* "Matilda: The Musical," June 14-Aug. 18. $18-$34.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE — 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, dlt@optilink.us, www.daltonlittletheatre.com. "Divorce Southern Style," 7 p.m. June 13-15. $15 adults, $12 DLT members and seniors, $10 students.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE OF CHATTANOOGA — Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-987-5141, ensembletheatreof-chattanooga.com. Tony Award-winning "Urinetown," 7:30 p.m. June 14-15, 2:30 p.m. June 16, 7:30 p.m. June 20-22. Friday/Saturday shows $20 general, $17 student/senior; Thursday/Sunday shows $17 all tickets.

IMPROV CHATTANOOGA — 1800 Rossville Ave., Suite 106. 423-843-1775. Improv vs. Standup, with host Bridgette Martin, 10-11:30 p.m. June 15. Theme: "Promedy"; come in prom attire, stay for dance party. Hard R rating; no one under 18 admitted. $10 in advance, $15 day of show, $5 students. Portion of proceeds goes to Women's Fund of Greater Chattanooga. Free small popcorn with online ticket purchase. BYOB. No dogs.

OPERA TENNESSEE — Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave. www.operatn.org, 423-667- 0928. Performances of Italian tragedy "Cavalleria Rusticana," sung in Italian with English supertitles, accompanied by chamber orchestra, 7:30 p.m. June 20-22, 2:30 p.m. June 23. $10-$20.

THE PALACE THEATER — 818 Georgia Ave. 423-803-6578, www.chattpalace.com. Chattanooga's first LGBTQ comedy showcase, "Is This Thing Out?" with Bubba Que, Moire Goree and headliner Sam Gordon, 8 p.m. June 22. Benefits Chattanooga Pride/Tennessee Valley Pride. $10.

TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE — 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com. "The Savannah Sipping Society," 7:30 p.m. June 22, 2 p.m. June 23, 7:30 p.m. June 29, 2 p.m. June 30. $10.

WALKER THEATRE — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichattanooga.com. Rob Bell: An Introduction to Joy by best-selling author of "Love Wins: What We Talk About When We Talk About God," "The Zinzum of Love," "How To Be Here" and "What Is the Bible?" 8 p.m. June 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. for preshow Q&A at 6:15. $35 and $75.

 

FILM EVENTS

JEWISH FILM SERIES — Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace. 423-493-0270, www.jewishchattanooga.com. Final film in annual Jewish Film Festival, "Redemption," 104 minutes, Hebrew with subtitles, 7:15 p.m. June 19. Suitable for ages 16 and older. $8 per person, $3 for students with ID. Complimentary popcorn and soft drink.

 

EXHIBITS & EVENTS

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Operated by Franklin County Arts Guild. 931-308-4130, www.franklincoarts.org.

* Community show, "Blue Tape Mob Art," June 13-30.

* Student show, Winchester Wriggle Winners (all schools), through June 30.

* Member show by Eva Malaspino, through July 21.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "Broadly Speaking" by Broad Strokes artists, through June 28.

AVA GALLERY — Association for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org.

* Solo watercolor exhibit, "Tender Layers," by Arline Mann, Best in Show winner in juried member show, through June 14.

* "You. Me. Us." June 21-Aug. 2.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. 423-266-8658, www.bessiesmithcc.org. Free Community Day, with music, face painting, games, kids activities, free admission, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 14.

BRAXTON MILL ARTISANS — 8717 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-596-9217, chockert@comcast.net. Ongoing sale of donated artwork by artists to benefit Nickels for Nepal.

CAPTURE CLEVELAND PHOTO CONTEST — City of Cleveland's second annual contest for amateur and professional photographers ages 12 and older, through June 30. Three categories: Downtown/Historic Buildings, Culture & Community and Nature/Parks & Recreation. $100 check to each category winner. www.clevelandtn.gov/photocontest.

CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC LIBRARY — 1001 Broad St. 423-643-7700, www.chattlibrary.org. Silk and Shades classes for children 6 and older) and adults on 4th Floor led by silk painting artist Claire Vassort to create art installation. Classes have filled, but check chattlibrary.org/events for any cancellations. Remaining classes: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 22 (with Spanish translation), 1-4 p.m. June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 13 (with Spanish translation), 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 20.

THE CHATTERY — Chattanooga WorkSpace, 302 W. Sixth St., unless otherwise noted. 423-413-8978. Register (and see classes not listed here) at www.thechattery.org.

* June 13: Introduction to the Enneagram, to understand your personality and inner workings, 6-7:30 p.m. Participants encouraged to take an online enneagram quiz before class. $20.

* June 13: Inappropriate Tea Party, beginner-friendly paint class for Lilly Pulitzer-esque print, 6-8 p.m. in Passageways, 10 E. Seventh St. For ages 18 and older due to graphic nature of print. $25 includes supplies and treat.

* June 15: Beginner Handlettering, to learn the "modern calligraphy" used in home decor, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $45 includes three pens and tracing paper to take home.

* June 15: Summer Garden Cocktails, to learn skills needed to make two drinks and garnishes, 1-2:30 p.m. at Turnbull Building, 1401 Fort St. $35 includes recipe cards and vinegar-based syrup to take home.

* June 15: Floral Hand Embroidery, to learn foundational stitches to make a sampler, 3-5 p.m. at Turnbull Building, 1401 Fort St. Bring one or more interesting found objects, such as dried tree bark, flower, leaf, mesh, no more than 2 by 2 inches, to incorporate into design. $40.

* June 18: Healthy Desserts: Raw Chocolate Truffles, to make gluten-free and dairy-free desserts using raw cacao, dates, nuts and coconut, 6-7 p.m. $30.

* June 19: Creating the Perfect Summer Centerpiece, the fundamentals of flower arranging, 6-7:30 p.m. at Fox & Fern Botanical Styling, 807 Chestnut St. $55 includes all supplies for take-home arrangement, including base.

* June 19: Beginner Embroidery: Pet Portraits, to learn stitches to create design based on photo of your pet, 6-8 p.m. $40. Class registration ends June 17; email pet photo after purchasing ticket.

* June 22: iPhoneography: Editing Photos, to master hacks for better photos shot on your smartphone (Android or iOS), 11 a.m.-noon. $20.

* June 22: Mixed Media Art Journaling, create journaling pages using acrylic paint, paper collage, color pigment sticks, stencils and texture paste, 1-4 p.m. $40 includes take-home journal of your creations.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — Burr Park, 101 S. Hamilton St., Dalton, Ga. 706-278-0168, www.creativeartsguild.org.CAG partners with Conasauga Shakespeare Coalition for Shakespeare in Burr Park with performances of "Henry V," 8 p.m. June 13, 15, 20, 22. Directed by stage and screen actor Lane Davies, a Dalton native. Free.

ELEA BLAKE COSMETICS AND COLOR STUDIO — 831 Chestnut St. 423-266-6222, eventbrite.com.I'm So Blue: Color Drape Party, personalized color system to find your best blue hues, 1-3 p.m. June 21. Group instruction, not one-on-one. $30 includes three swatches, product discounts.

ERLANGER GALLERY CORRIDOR — 975 E. Third St. www.erlanger.org/artsaterlanger. "Birds, Bees and Butterflies," through Aug. 21.

EXUM GALLERY & MEMORIAL GARDEN — St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. "Southern Appalachia Memories" by Jerry Pace.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH — 650 McCallie Ave. 423-267-4506, firstchristian-chat.com. "The Artist's Eye: A Celebration of Nature," by 21 local artists, through June 30. Benefits Chattanooga Community Kitchen. www.firstchristian-chat.com, www.JumpStartArt.net.

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. 423-344-5643, www.chattanoogaphoto.org. Photographic Society of Chattanooga show, "Springtime in Chattanooga," through Oct. 4.

HART GALLERY — 110 E. Main St. 423-521-4707, www.hartgallerytn.com. Grief and Loss Art Expression Group, 9-11 a.m. each Thursday. $15 per session, due at arrival. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance at www.EventBrite.com.

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS — 201 High St. 423-267-7176, www.thehoustonmuseum.org.

History Hunter summer classes for children 8-12, 1:30-3 p.m. Thursdays in June. $8 per class per child includes a take-home craft. Register with Lilly Waters, outreach coordinator, 423-267-7176, houstonmuseumoutreach@gmail.com.

* June 13: Victorian Tea Party, a time-travel introduction to Victorian manners and customs.

* June 20: Native American Artifacts, history and culture lessons using artifacts from museum collection.

* June 27: American Textiles, the story behind the traditional art form of weaving.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Admission: $15 ages 18 and older. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

* Richard Hunt: Graceful Fluidity," through Aug. 11.

* Special exhibition, "William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctions," June 21-Sept. 22.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214, www.intowngallery.com. "Patterns by Nature," by Janice Kindred, through June 30.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. "The History of Sewing Machines," through June 30.

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

* Abstract paintings by Edie Maney and sculpture by Mike Roig, through June 30.

* Etching demonstration with North Carolina artist Jay Pfeil, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. 423-883-1758, www.sceniccityclayarts.org.

* June 23: Surface Design Workshop, techniques for decorating premade greenware pieces, plus custom stamps for each participant (bring greenware pieces for practice), 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $65.

* June 23: Photographing Ceramics Workshop, includes instruction and time for participants to practice photographing their works (bring one or two, plus a camera or phone, pen and paper for notes), 2-5 p.m. $55.

UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH — University Archives and Special Collections, Sewanee, Tenn. www.sewanee.edu. "Sewanee's Historic Houses," through July 31.