published Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Arts Calendar - Oct. 17-23

THEATER

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- Sue E. Trotter Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. Auditions for "Into the Woods," 2 p.m. Oct. 27 and 7 p.m. Oct. 28.

BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY THEATER -- 420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706-632-9223, www.BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com. "On Golden Pond," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19, 2 p.m. Oct. 20.

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. CDT Fridays and Saturdays year-round and other days for groups.

COLONNADE -- 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga. 706-935-9000, www.colonnadecenter.org. "Oklahoma," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19. $15 adults, $12 seniors/students, $11 groups.

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

* "Ring of Fire," through Oct. 19. $12-$25.

* "To Kill a Mockingbird," through Nov. 3. $12-$24.

* "Ragtime," through Nov. 16. $14-27

* A Sanders Family Christmas," Oct. 24-Dec. 22. $12-$24.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

UTC FINE ARTS CENTER -- Roland Hayes Concert Hall, 752 Vine St. 423-425-4269, www.utc.edu/finearts. Patten Performances series presentation of Latin dance fused with classical and contemporary techniques by Ballet Hispanico, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

FILM EVENTS

BARKING LEGS THEATER -- 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkinglegs.org.

* "Midwife," documentary of Minnesota midwife during her first year as a Certified Professional Midwife is fundraiser for Childbirth in Chattanooga, 7 p.m. Oct. 25. $10.

* Mise En Scenesters fright film festival screenings of "Spider Baby," "Maniac," and "Bad Milo" (with musical performances, contests), Oct. 26. $15.

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. Work by seventh-grade art students of the Dayton City Schools, through Oct. 30.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER -- 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 423-745-8781, www.athensartscouncil.org. "Climbing the Great Spiral, Poems and Prayers of Hope and Healing," mixed-media works by Chattanooga artist Ellen Zahorec, through Oct. 25.

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

* "Fresh," annual juried exhibit of emerging artists in Southeast, through Oct. 25.

* Call for art for 4 Bridges Arts Festival (April 11-13, 2014), through Nov. 1.

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. "For All the World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights," National Endowment of the Arts traveling exhibition of photographs, television clips, art posters and historic artifacts, through Oct. 20.

BLUNT HOUSE -- 506 S. Thornton Ave., Dalton, Ga. 706 278-9760, www.whitfield-murrayhistoricalsociety.org. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. "Pillowcases to Pincushions," linens, handwork and sewing-related items, through Nov. 1.

CHICKAMAUGA CIVIL WAR CENTER AND HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 100 Gordon St. (railroad depot), Chickamauga, Ga. 706-375-4488. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $2 adults, $1 children. Civil War/Battle of Chickamauga items and relics, through Nov. 30.

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

* "A Day in the Life," Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series exhibition of the work of Michael Scoggins, through Dec. 6.

* "The World of Andy Warhol," polaroids and gelatin-silver photographs by the pop art master from the UTC Permanent Collection of Art, through Dec. 6.

E.G. FISHER LIBRARY -- 1289 Ingleside Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 423-475-7782. "Spooky Night at the Library," airbrush and paint works with a Halloween theme by Maximo Ortiz, through Oct. 31.

HAMILTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- 625 Georgia Ave. "In Visible," student self-portrait photography exhibit, through fall.

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. "Texture and Glaze," two- and three-dimensional works by Maddin Corey and Ellen Franklin, through Oct. 25.

JOHN C. WILLIAMS ART GALLERY -- Brock Hall, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 423-238-9636. "When Big Artists and Architects Were Little Kids," images from Greg Constantine's book series about the imaginary childhood of artists and architects, through Dec. 15.

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. Free. 423-236-2030, www.southern.edu/archaeology.

* "Vessels in Time: A Journey Into the Biblical World," permanent exhibit of 200 ancient artifacts (from pottery to weapons of war) spanning 3,500 years of history.

* "The Battle Over King David: Excavating the Fortress of Elah," artifacts including pottery and stone vessels from the remains at the Fortress of Elah on loan from the National Treasure of Israel, through April 2014.

* Lecture series: "Excavating Nebuchadnezzar's Destruction at Lachish," by SAU professor Michael G. Hasel, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.

MARSH HOUSE MUSEUM -- 308 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Hours: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and groups by appointment. 423-718-9918, , www.marshhouseoflafayette.com. See period furniture and other of-the-period artifacts during docent-guided tours, hear stories about Marsh-Warthen family and Walker County from 1836-1900. $5 adults, $1 children.

McMINN COUNTY LIVING HERITAGE MUSEUM -- 522 W. Madison Ave., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Admission: $5 adult, $3 student or senior adult. 423-745-0329, www.livingheritagemuseum.com. "The Year of the Art Quilt," judge-evaluated show of quilts by regional artists, through Oct. 19.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM -- 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. Exhibit examines exploits of America's heroes through photos, narratives, uniforms and artifacts 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. Free. 423-870-8924. "The Whole Perspective," exhibit and sale of original two- and three-dimensional work by Regional Art Alliance members in a variety of mediums, through Nov. 29.

PLANET ALTERED -- 48 E. Main St. 400-4100, www.planetaltered.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. "The Sky Is the Limit," exhibit by North Georgia Sky Painters, through Dec. 31.

RINGGOLD ART AND FRAME -- 7825 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga. 991-7533. "Images Across America," exhibit by members of the Civic Arts League, Oct. 17-Nov. 15. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 17.

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.

* Demonstration of painting miniatures by Ed Cook, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 19, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 20.

* "Narrative Gestures," paintings from Victorian-era photographs by Cynthia Tollefsrud and sculptures of clay forms with found objects by Kirsten Stingle, through Oct. 31.

ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH -- 305 W. Seventh St. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday and by appointment. 423-266-8195, www.stpaulschatt.org. "Icons in Transformation," 150-piece exhibit by Russia native abstract modern artist Ludmila Pawlowska, through Nov. 9.

SHANKS CENTER FOR THE ARTS -- 140 N. Main St., Crossville, Tenn. 931-787-1936, www.shankscenter.org. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. CDT Wednesday-Saturday. "Artists in Their Own Right" exhibit by Cumberland County schoolteachers, through Oct. 31.

SHUPTRINE FINE ART GROUP -- 2646 Broad St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. select Saturdays. 423-266-4453, www.Shuptrines.com. Fall open house, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 24.

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.

* Permanent exhibit chronicles the "Fighting 6th" from 1861 to present and features soldier's life when Fort Oglethorpe was active Army post (1902-1946). Patton M47 tank and Cobra gunship helicopter are featured exhibits.

* "Lives and Lands of the Civil War," images of the people, architecture and landscapes of the Civil War by 17 artists, through Oct. 26.

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.

* "The Art of Marc Moss," exhibit of realism, minimalism, abstract and other works by center's artist in residence, through Jan. 10.

* Southern Appalachian Artist Guild national juried show, Oct. 19-Nov. 15. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY -- Nabit Art Building, University of the South, Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. CDT Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 931-598-1223. "Sewanee Trails and Coves," works by New York artist/architect and University of the South graduate Tony Winters, through Nov. 4.

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