published Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Chattanooga area arts calendar

THEATER

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. “Rumors,” 7:30 p.m. March 7-24. $18 adults, $16.20 seniors, $14.40 groups, $9 students.

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

• “Steel Magnolias,” through March 29. $12-$25.

• “Les Misérables,” March 8-May 3. $14-$29.

ENSEMBLE THEATRE — Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. 423-987-5141, www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com.

• Scraps: The Ragtime Girl of Oz,” 10 a.m. March 2. $8.

• “Sight for Sore Eyes,” 7:30 p.m. March 8-24. $15 adults, $10 students.

GEM THEATER — L&N Depot, 700 S. Tennessee Ave. (Highway 411), Etowah, Tenn. 423-263-3270, www.gemplayers.com. “Soldier, Come Home,” 7:30 p.m. March 1-2, 2:30 p.m. March 3. $10 adults, $8 children.

MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM — Community Theatre, 399 McCallie Ave., 423-642-8497 or 423-757-5050, ChattanoogaOnStage.com. “The Foreigner,” by Closed Door Entertainment, 7:30 p.m. March 8-9, 2 p.m. March 10. $16 and $20 (plus fees).

MONROE AREA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS — Broad Street School auditorium, 401 Broad St., Sweetwater, Tenn. 423-442-3210, www.monroearts.com. Show by Southern comedian Leanne Morgan, 7:30 p.m. March 7. $20 adults ($18 in advance), $10 students.

OAK STREET PLAYHOUSE — Flo Summitt Theatre, First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. 423-756-2428, www.oakstreetplayhouse.com. Auditions for “The Cemetery Club,” roles available for three middle-aged women and one middle-aged man, 7 p.m. March 3-4.

RECREATE CAFE — Salvation Army’s 614 Corps, 800 McCallie Ave. 423-756-1023, www.csarmy.org. “Romeo and Juliet” by Nine Worthies Theatre, 7:30 p.m. March 1-3. 423-380-8059.

THEATER FOR THE NEW SOUTH — Rivoli Art Mill, 2301 E. 28th St. “Nooga Chat(t),” explores the voices and thoughts of Hamilton County Schools students, March 1-3.

WALKER COUNTY COMMUNITY THEATER — Walker County Civic Center, 10052 N. Highway 27, Rock Spring, Ga. 706-621-2870, www.backalleyproductions.org. “The Fantasticks,” by Back Alley Productions, 7:30 p.m. March 8-9, March 15-16. $10 adults, $8 children/seniors.

WHOLE BACKSTAGE THEATRE — Albertville Fine Arts Center, Albertville, Ala. 256-582-7469, www.wholebackstage.com.

• Auditions for “The Wizard of Oz,” roles for Dorothy and adults only, 6:30 p.m. CST Feb. 28-March 1, 6:30 p.m. March 7-8.

• Auditions for “The Wizard of Oz,” roles for Dorothy, Glenda and children only, 10 a.m. CST March 2, March 9.

ARTISTS/EXHIBITS

ARTCRAFTERS GALLERY — 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 423-775-1401, www.artcraftersdayton.com.

• “Evolution,” sketches by George Ettenheim, through Feb. 28.

• Paintings and 30 hand-carved dolls by Jane Campbell, March 2-14.

AVA GALLERY — 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org.

• Drawings and paintings by Chattanooga State Community College sophomore art students, March 1-29.

• “I Guess You Had To Be There: An Installation Art Exhibition,” March 1-April 27. Opening reception, 5:30-8 p.m. March 1.

BANK ART CENTER — 2523 Glass St. (former First Tennessee Bank building). Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. James McKissic’s personal collection of African-American art, through March 17.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658.

• “We Shall Not Be Moved,” created for 50th anniversary of Tennessee’s first civil rights sit-ins, through Feb. 28.

• “Swan Dreams Project: The Power of Imagery,” March 1-June 3.

CHATTANOOGA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE — Augusta R. Kolwyck Library, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 2-6 p.m. Sunday. 423-697-4448, www.chattanoogastate.edu. Paintings, drawings and photography by students, through Feb. 28.

COVENANT COLLEGE — Kresge Memorial Library (second floor), 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 706-419-1119. “Channel Modules,” by Brian R. Jobe, through March 1.

CRESS GALLERY OF ART — UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 423-425-4600. www.utc.edu/cressgallery.

• “Few and Far Between,” by Summer Wheat, through March 22.

• Lillian B. Feinstein Scholarship Exhibition, by Julian Tan and Jan Burleson, through March 22.

HAMILTON COUNTY-CHATTANOOGA COURTS BUILDING — 600 Market St. “Universal Space,” Mark Making photo documentation by Hamilton County jail inmates, through May 3.

HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART — 10 Bluff View. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; noon-5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $9.95 adults, $4.95 children. 423-267-0968. www.huntermuseum.org.

• African-American Art: Selections From the Carnetta and Norm Davis Collection,” through March 17.

• “Beauty Beyond Nature,” glass art of Paul Stankard, through April 21.

• “Exploring the Land: Landscapes From the Hunter Collection,” through April 28.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. 423-267-9214. www.intowngallery.com.

• “Traveling Paints,” through Feb 28.

• “Fire and Salt,” March 1-31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. March 1.

JEWISH CULTURAL CENTER — 5461 North Terrace. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and by appointment. 423-493-0270, ext. 13. “Talking Tees,” exhibit of Israeli T-shirts of all types, through March 8.

LYNN H. WOOD ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM — Hackman Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday and 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 423-236-2030, http://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,” through April 2014.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM — North Main Street in downtown LaFayette, Ga. 423-718-9918, 706-638-5187, www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. Tours 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday (and groups by appointment) to see period furniture and hear stories about Walker County history.

MOUNTAIN ARTS COMMUNITY CENTER — 809 Kentucky Ave., Signal Mountain. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-825-0592. Sixty pieces of painting and jewelry by 14 members of Regional Art Alliance, through March 1.

MUSEUM CENTER AT FIVE POINTS — 200 E. Inman St., Cleveland, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 423-339-5745, www.museumcenter.org. “Stitches in Time,” contemporary and antique quilts, through March 9.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY — Northgate Mall, 5000 Hixson Pike. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 423-877-2525. www.mohm.org. Examines exploits of America’s heroes from Revolutionary War through Iraqi Freedom. Free.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-870-8924. Wildlife works, through Feb. 28.

REFLECTIONS GALLERY — Eastgate Town Center, 5600 Brainerd Road. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-892-3074. Free. “Color, Fun, Abstract & Decorative ... Large,” by Bobbie Crow and Monica Whaley, through March 21.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. 423-265-5033, ext. 5. www.river-gallery.com.

• “Inner Thoughts,” by Carol Pelletier, Jan Kransberger and Iantha Newton, through Feb. 28.

• “Foundations,” by Lisa Ernst and Karen Linduska, March 1-31. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m. March 1.

• “Inside & Out,” outdoor sculpture by Mark Chatterley, through June.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP — 2646 Broad St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. 423-266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. “New Works,” by Karen Brown of Asheville, N.C., through March 31.

SIXTH CAVALRY MUSEUM — 2 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $3 adult, $2 child or senior adult. 706-861-2860, www.6thcavalrymuseum.com. Display chronicles the “Fighting 6th” from 1861 to present.

TANNER/HILL GALLERY — 3069 S. Broad St., Suite 3, and Warehouse Row, 1110 Market St. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, and by appointment. 423-280-7182, www.tannerhillgallery.com. “Beautifully Boring,” by Holly Farrell, Mark Bradley-Shoup, Leah Giberson and Samantha French, through March 29.

THE ART CENTER — 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 706-632-2144, www.blueridgearts.net.

• Work by area students, March 5-28.

• “The Art of Nancy Oliver Smith,” artist-in-residence, through March 29.

• “The Bascom Exhibit,” by Camille Day, Bill Dealy, Joyce Dumas, Sheryl Holstein, Paula Van Huss and Zoe Schumaker, through March 31.

WAREHOUSE ROW — 1110 Market St. (first floor of North and South buildings). 423-267-1127. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. “State of the Union,” by Gregg Segal, through Feb. 28.

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