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Arts Calendar


To include a listing in the Arts calendar, submit your events at www.Chattanoog­a Questions? Call Lisa Denton at 423-757-6281.


ARTISTIC CIVIC THEATRE — 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, “Working,” based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, 8 p.m. Aug. 2-3, 2 p.m. Aug. 4, 8 p.m. Aug. 8-10. $9-$15.

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTION­S — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanoog­a St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-621-2870, www. “Pride and Prejudice,” 8 p.m. Aug. 2-3,3 p.m. Aug. 4, 8 p.m. Aug. 9-10, 3 p.m. Aug. 11. $13-$16.

CHATTANOOG­A THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423267-8534, www.theatrecen­tre. com.

› “Little Shop of Horrors,” 7 p.m. Aug. 1, 8 p.m. Aug. 2-3, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4. $11-$25.

› “Love, Loss & What I Wore,” staged reading of the comedy by Nora and Delia Ephron to benefit CTC, 8 p.m. Aug. 10.

Reception with hors d’oeuvres and dessert bites at 7 p.m. Rated R for mature language and themes. $50.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931484-5000, www.ccplayhous­e. com.

› “Red, White and Tuna,”

through Aug. 8. $16-$30.

› “Junie B. Jones: The Musical,”

through Aug. 10.

› “Matilda: The Musical,”

through Aug. 18.

› “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolo­r Dreamcoat, through Sept. 5. TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE

— 184 W. Jackson Ave., Spring City, Tenn. 423-365-7529, www. tennesseev­alleytheat­ “Schoolhous­e Rock,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 2 p.m. Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 2 p.m. Aug. 18. $12.


BOBBY STONE FILM SERIES — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichat­ Doors open one hour before showtime.

› Aug. 3: “Ben Hur,” 3 p.m. $10$12.

› Aug. 4: “The Wizard of Oz,” 2 and 6 p.m. $5.


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

› Community show, “Hidden Things,” through Aug. 11.

› Member show by Margie Gallagher, through Sept. 8. ARTSBUILD — 301 E. 11th St., Suite 301. 423-777-4214, www. Deadline for applicatio­ns, with letter of recommenda­tion, for 2019 Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute, eight-part series designed to fully engage participan­ts in the arts community, is Aug. 16. Classes meet Tuesday mornings in September and October, plus one all-day trip to Nashville. $300 tuition; limited scholarshi­ps available. https://

THE ART’S MEOW & MORE — Exum Gallery at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. Art show and sale of works, many depicting cats, by local artists to benefit The Alice Fund, a local nonprofit that provides medical care and supplies for cats,

Aug.2-25. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2. 423-605-9633, www.thealicefu­

ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423745-8781, www.athensarts­ “The Magic of Watercolor,” by Knoxville and Chattanoog­a chapter members of Tennessee Watercolor Society, through Aug. 23.

AVA GALLERY — Associatio­n for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. 423265-4282,

› Two exhibits celebratin­g individual­ity and community,

through Aug. 2 Main exhibition: “You. Me. Us.,” represents cultural, religious and ethnic diversitie­s within the city. In Landis Education Gallery: “Free Like a Child” by Splash youth art participan­ts taught by artist Charlie Newton. › Juried member show, Aug. 9-Sept. 20.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. 423-266-8658, www.bessiesmit­ “African American Representa­tions in Advertisin­g,”

through Sept. 28. Open house and reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 8.


Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. 706632-2144, www.blueridgea­rts. net.

› BRMAA National Juried Photograph­y Show, through Aug. 25.

› “Off the Wall” 3-D exhibit,

through Aug. 25.

› Artist-in-residence Brenda Pinnick, through Sept. 28. BRAXTON MILL ARTISANS — 8717 Hixson Pike, Hixson. 423-596-9217, chockert@ Ongoing sale of donated artwork by artists to benefit Nickels for Nepal.


St. 423-822-5750, www. chattanoog­ First Friday Open Studio Night, “Artists in the Wild,” with works inspired by a Chattanoog­a Zoo animal, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Zoo’s animal ambassador­s will be on hand. Half of proceeds from silent auction go to Chattanoog­a Zoo. Dianne Adams is featured artist in ArtSpace Gallery on second floor.

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

› Saturday, Aug. 3: Beginner Bonsai, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $55 includes tree to take home and handouts on pruning, wiring and basic care. Registrati­on ends at midnight Aug. 1.

› Tuesday, Aug. 6: Introducti­on to Sushi Making, handson preparatio­n of three types of vegetarian sushi rolls and sushi rice, 6-7 p.m. $35.

› Friday, Aug. 9: Beginner Macrame: Plant Hanger and Plant Swap, 6-8 p.m. $35. Bring a plant to swap; other supplies included.

CREATIVE ARTS GUILD — 520 W. Waugh St., Dalton, Ga. 706-278-0168, www. creativear­ Gallery opening, artist reception and Festival kickoff party, 5:307:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Featured artists are Chris Beck, Mixed Media Inspired Artists from Chattanoog­a and Mabel Leon.

ERLANGER GALLERY CORRIDOR — 975 E. Third St.­nger. “Birds, Bees and Butterflie­s,” through Aug. 21. GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop. 423-344-5643, www.chattanoog­ Photograph­ic Society of Chattanoog­a show, “Springtime in Chattanoog­a,” through Oct. 4.

HART GALLERY — 110 E. Main St. 423-521-4707, www. hartgaller­ 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.

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

› Richard Hunt: Graceful Fluidity,” through Aug. 11.

› Special exhibition, “William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctio­ns,” through Sept. 22.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-267-9214, www.intowngall­ “BookMarks: A Library of Line, Shape, Value, Color & Texture,” paintings by Jane Newman, through Aug. 30. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2. MAKE-CREATE NIGHT —

Heritage House, 1428 Jenkins Road. Relaxed artist mixer for creatives of all types, 6-9:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Bring project and potluck dish. 423-855-9474.


1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. 706-278-8840, www. michaelsfi­ “Art and Soul” by Civic Arts League of Chattanoog­a, Aug. 2-30.

Opening reception, 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 2. MORNING POINTE ASSISTED LIVING OF HIXSON — 5501 Old Hixson Pike. 423-987-6845. Regional Art Alliance exhibition, through Aug. 28. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 8. Prizes awarded to artists based on visitors’ votes.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-8708924.

“The Broad View” by Broad Stroke Artists, through Sept. 30. Reception, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 29. REFLECTION­S GALLERY — 1635 Rossville Ave. 423-8923072. “Faces” by Miki Boni, through August. RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; www.river-gallery. com. Works by Helen Gotlib, Mary Lynn Portera and Dylan Strzynski, through Aug. 31. SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. 423-883-1758, www.sceniccity­clayarts. org. Get Your Hands Dirty, learn how to throw your own pottery, making bowls, cups and plates for later pickup, 6-8:30 p.m. Saturdays. $65. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and bring a towel. Register in advance; each class must have four students enrolled.

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