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Staff file photo / The Harlem Globetrotters' "Hammer" Harrison (31) hangs from the rim after scoring a goal during a previous appearance in Chattanooga.

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To do Sunday

— Go ice-skating: Ice on the Landing, the temporary ice rink at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, 1400 Market St., is set to close Jan. 30, meaning this is your last week to practice your Salchow, Lutz and Axel jumps. Hours are 2-9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 2-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-9 p.m. Sunday. Adults pay $12 on weekends (beginning at 6 p.m. Friday) and $10 on weekdays. Children 12 and younger get in for $8 every day. Weather can affect conditions, so check iceonthelanding.com before you go.

 

CALENDAR

COMEDY

THE COMEDY CATCH — 29 Station St. "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Jan. 28-29. $17-$19. thecomedycatch.com

MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM — 399 McCallie Ave. Ron White, 8 p.m. Jan. 28. $39-$89. tivolichattanooga.com

TIVOLI THEATRE — 709 Broad St. Bill Maher, Jan. 30. Canceled. tivolichattanooga.com

WALKER THEATRE — 399 McCallie Ave. Actor/comedian Rob Schneider, 7 p.m. Jan. 23. $35. tivolichattanooga.com

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Contributed File Photo / Comedian Ron White

 

ARTS

AREA 61 GALLERY — 721 Broad St. "Fast Forward" by North Georgia artist Jeff Delude, through Feb. 27. 423-648-9367

GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — 71 Eastgate Loop. Winter show by Photographic Society of Chattanooga, through April 18. publicity@chattanoogaphoto.org

ICA AT UTC — Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 752 Vine St. U.S. debut of Kristine Potter's 2015-present series of gelatin silver photographs, "Dark Waters," through March 19. Artist talk, 6 p.m. Feb. 24. icachatt.org

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. "New Beginnings," works by the six artists who joined the cooperative in 2021, through Jan. 31. intowngallery.com

STOVE WORKS — 1250 E. 13th St. Debut of "The Black Bible" by Charlie Newton before it tours, through March 12. stoveworks.org

 

MUSIC

THE ARTS AVENUE — 1800 Rossville Ave. Karen Waldrup and Dusty Leigh, 8 p.m. Jan. 29. $15-$28 (meet and greet available). theartsave.com

THE CAVERNS — 555 Charlie Roberts Road, Pelham, Tenn. Railroad Earth, 8 p.m. CST Jan. 29. $55-$340. thecaverns.com

CHATTANOOGA SYMPHONY & OPERA — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. "Pictures at an Exhibition" in Masterworks series, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27. $25-$90. chattanoogasymphony.org

FOUNTAINHEAD TAPROOM — 1617 Rossville Ave. Shannon Fuller fundraiser, with acts including Roger Alan Wade, Amber Carrington and No Big Deal, plus auction to raise money for her cancer battle on her birthday, 4-10 p.m. Jan. 29. Facebook.com/Events

LEE UNIVERSITY — Pangle Hall, Cleveland, Tenn. Performing Arts Series continues with pianist Roman Rabinovich performing works by Rameau, Schubert, Walker and Chopin, 7:30 Jan. 24. Free but tickets required; register at leeu-music.eventbrite.com or 423-614-8343. Or watch via livestream.com/leeu

MIDWINTER MUSIC FEST — City Church Chattanooga, 7122 Lee Highway. Indoor music festival with 10 Chattanooga and North Georgia Christian artists on two stages, 5:30 p.m. Jan 28. $10 (free for kids 10 and younger). Facebook.com/Events

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH — 305 W. Seventh St. Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, sung by the Senior Choir, 4 p.m. Jan. 23. Includes the world premiere of an anthem by local composer Ethan McGrath and Joanna Forbes L'Estrange's King's College canticles. Free. stpaulschatt.org

SONGBIRDS — 35 Station St. An Evening With Charlie Starr, with Benji Shanks opening, 5:30 and 9 p.m. Jan. 23. $30. songbirdsfoundation.org

 

THEATER

ENSEMBLE THEATRE OF CHATTANOOGA — Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave."Tiny Beautiful Things," adapted by Nia Vardalos ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") from a book by Cheryl Strayed, 7 p.m. Jan. 23 (final performance) $20-$25. ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com

CHATTANOOGA THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. TheatreCentre.com

— Through Feb. 6: "Alabama Story," set in 1959 and inspired by a book-banning battle between a librarian and state senator, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. $20-$25.

— Jan. 25: Free Zoom conversation with the "Alabama Story" playwright, 7:30 p.m. Register for a link.

OCOEE THEATRE COMPANY — The Venue Creekside, 527 W. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. "The Diviners," about a town needing spiritual and physical nourishment, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4-5, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6. $15. Facebook.com/OcoeeTheatre

THE SIGNAL — 1810 Chestnut St. Performing Arts League's Sunday Showcase, featuring student performances in song, dance, instrumental music and theater, 4 p.m. Jan. 30. $12-$15. palchattanooga.org

TIVOLI THEATRE — 709 Broad St. Singer and ventriloquist Darci Lynne on My Lips Are Sealed (Except When They're Not) tour, 7 p.m. Jan. 29. $32-$102. tivolichattanooga.com

 

OUT & ABOUT

CHATTANOOGA MODELCON — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Chattanooga Scale Modelers show, with judging in categories including aircraft, armor, automotive, ship, figure, sci-fi, dioramas and miscellaneous, 2-6 p.m. Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 29. $15 (good for both days). chattanoogamodelers.com

CHATTANOOGA PINK BRIDAL SHOW — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Vendor expo for wedding planning, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 23. $15. thepinkbride.com

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR SHOW — Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton, Ga. Exhibits of interest to shooters, collectors and Civil War enthusiasts, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 30. $10 (free for kids under 12). mkshows.com

GREENGRACE ARBORETUM — Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. Dedication of Tennessee's newest certified arboretum, 2 p.m. Jan. 23, rain or shine. Reception follows. saygrace.net

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS — UTC's McKenzie Arena, 720 E. Fourth St. Famed basketball team on the Spread Game Tour, 2 p.m. Jan. 29. $20-$347, extra ticket required for celebrity court pass, player meet-and-greet (tickets required for ages 2 and older). harlemglobetrotters.com

REFLECTION RIDING ARBORETUM & NATURE CENTER — 400 Garden Road. Weekly programming; registration requested. reflectionriding.org

— Meet Our Animal Ambassadors, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Fridays; no charge.

— Raptor Reflections, 9-10 a.m. Saturdays; $20-$30.

— Vulture Adventure, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays; $15-$20.

— Basket Weaving, teaching how to craft muscadine vines into baskets, wreaths and charger plates, 1-3 p.m. Saturdays; $20-$30.

SHOW ME REPTILES & EXOTICS SHOW — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Vendor expo of exotic animals, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Jan. 23 (final day). $10 general admission; $15 for VIP pass allowing early entry at 9 a.m. showmesnakes.com

WARM STORIES, HOT CIDER — Walden's Ridge Civic League, 2501 Fairmount Pike, Walden. Olio in the round, featuring storytellers from Cleveland, Tenn., and Dalton, Ga., 3-5 p.m. Jan. 29. Free gingerbread and hot cider. Free admission; donations welcome. waldensridgecivicleague.org

WES HIXON'S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES & TRAVEL — Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza. Open house showcases business's hunting and fishing trips, photo safaris, plus other vendors, 1-6:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 29. Free admission. Optional dinner and entertainment scheduled both nights: $50 Friday, $65 Saturday. Co-sponsored by Dade County Sheriff's Office. Proceeds go to Southeastern Guide Dogs Organization. weshixon.com

Contact Lisa Denton at ldenton@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6281.

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