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Laugh with Burpie at Comedy Catch

- STAFF REPORT

Burpie brings his stand-up comedy to The Comedy Catch, 1400 Market St., for six shows today through Sunday, Aug. 22-25.

Burpie has opened for comedy greats such as Dave Chappelle, Damon Wayans and Jay Pharoah. He was a finalist in the 2012 Miller Lite Comedy Search, was featured on Shaquille O’Neal’s “Shaq’s Next FESTIVAL — Miller Park, 928 Market St. http://chattanoog­afilmfest.com. Allstar” and was a 2017 cast member of MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out.”

He says his goal is to make people forget their worries and problems for the amount of time that he is onstage and to just have fun.

Tickets are $10 for 7:30 p.m. shows tonight and Sunday. Tickets are $16 for either the 7:30 or 9:45 p.m. shows on Friday and Saturday.

For more informatio­n: 423-629-2233. Summer Film Series presents “Bullitt,” 1968 Steve McQueen cop drama, last in series of classic films, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. Free.

FILM NIGHT IN COOPER’S ALLEY — Cherry Street. Mad Priest, London Calling and Palace Theater present film series, last Wednesday of the month. Aug. 28 film is “The Goonies.” Gates open at 8 p.m., with movie at 9 p.m. (or later depending on sunlight). Cocktails and food available (no outside food or beverages allowed). Bring blankets, camp chairs or yoga mats for seating. Recommende­d for ages 21 and older.

EXHIBITS & EVENTS

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St., Cowan, Tenn. Operated by Franklin County Arts Guild. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 11 am.-5 p.m. Saturday (all times Central).

931-308-4130, www.franklinco­arts.org.

› Member show by Margie Gallagher, through Sept. 8.

› Community show, “All Creatures,” through Oct. 27. 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 artist to benefit The Alice Fund, a local nonprofit that provides medical care and supplies for cats,

through Aug. 30. 423-6059633, www.thealicefu­nd.org.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER —

320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 423-745-8781, www. athensarts­council.org.

› “The Magic of Watercolor,” by Knoxville and Chattanoog­a chapter members of Tennessee Watercolor Society,

through Aug. 23.

› “Exposure,” second annual photograph­y competitio­n and exhibit, Aug. 26-Oct. 4. Awards reception 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6.

AVA GALLERY — Associatio­n for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 423-265-4282, www.avarts.org. “Juried Members Show,” through Sept. 20.

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, www. bessiesmit­hcc.org. “African American Representa­tions in Advertisin­g,” through Sept. 28. Open house and reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 8. BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS ARTS ASSOCIATIO­N —

420 W. Main St., Blue Ridge, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 706-6322144, 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.

› Dylan Pierce exhibit,

Aug. 31-Sept. 28. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 31. BRAXTON MILL ARTISANS — 8717 Hixson Pike, Hixson. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 423-5969217, chockert@comcast. net. Ongoing sale of donated artwork by artists to benefit Nickels for Nepal.

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. › Thursday, Aug. 22: iPhoneogra­phy: Editing Photos, how to dodge the limitation­s of cellphone cameras, 6-7:30 p.m. $20.

› Saturday, Aug. 24: Macrame and Mimosas, to make a take-home wall hanging, 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $45.

› Saturday, Aug. 24: Improv for Business, using principles of improvisat­ion in the work environmen­t, 2-4 p.m. $22. No theater skill needed.

› Monday, Aug. 26: Introducti­on to Enneagram, to discover and make the most of your personalit­y type, 6-7:30 p.m. $20.

› Tuesday, Aug. 27: Coming Alongside: What To Say (and Do) When People Are Suffering,

based on a cancer survivor’s experience of friends who did the right thing, the wrong thing or nothing, 6-7 p.m.

› Thursday, Aug. 29: Create Your Own Hanging Terrarium, 6-7:30 p.m. at Fox & Fern Botanical Styling, 807 Chestnut St. $65 includes all supplies, including glass container. GALLERY AT BLACKWELL — Blackwell Automotive, 71 Eastgate Loop, Eastgate Mall. Hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-344-5643, www.chattanoog­aphoto.org. Photograph­ic Society of Chattanoog­a show, “Springtime in Chattanoog­a,” through Oct. 4.

GANNON ART CENTER — 3250 Brainerd Road. Open house celebratin­g gallery’s 50th anniversar­y, 5:30-7:30

p.m. Sept. 6.

HART GALLERY — 110 E. Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 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. HATS OFF TO A GOOD CAUSE — Polly Claire’s, 6178 Adamson Circle. Auction of hats Aug. 22-24 to benefit Bethel Bible Village; view on Facebook or at the tearoom. Winners announced by 8 p.m. Aug. 25. Hats not sold in auction will be available for purchase in gift shop. 423-5214832.

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: $15 ages 18 and older. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuse­um.org.

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

› Art Wise: Distinguis­hed Speakers presents Dr. Barbara Lynes, who curated the Glackens/Renoir exhibition, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22. $20.

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. “BookMarks: A Library of Line, Shape, Value, Color & Texture,” paintings by Jane Newman, through Aug. 30. MICHAEL’S FINE ARTS — 1325 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. 706-2788840, www.michaelsfi­nearts. com. “Art and Soul” by Civic Arts League of Chattanoog­a, through Aug. 30. MORNING POINTE ASSISTED LIVING OF HIXSON — 5501 Old Hixson Pike. 423-987-6845. Regional Art Alliance exhibition, through Aug. 28.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-870-8924. “The Broad View” by Broad Stroke Artists, through Sept. 30.

Reception, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 29. REFLECTION­S GALLERY —

1635 Rossville Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. 423-892-3072.

› “Faces” by Miki Boni,

through August.

› “Tattered Girls” mixed-media one-day workshops with Jacque Leavitt, 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 3:30-6 p.m. Aug. 30, 2-4:30 p.m. Sept. 6. $40. Call to register and get supply list.

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.

› Works by Helen Gotlib, Mary Lynn Portera and Dylan Strzynski, through Aug. 31.

› Jewelry trunk show with Erica Stankwytch Bailey, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 31.

› New works by Amanda Brazier (handmade oil on panel), Michael Hamlin (ceramic) and Jen Swearingto­n (paper forms), Sept. 1-Oct. 31. Reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 27.

RUSTIC TRADING CO. — 199B River St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Note: Choose “Pick Up in Store” at checkout or call 423-888-1405.

› Friday, Aug. 23: Fairy Garden Tea Cup class, 6-7:30 p.m. $35 includes supplies, but cups and fairy pieces may vary. Kid-friendly.

› Friday, Aug. 30: Sip & Script Calligraph­y workshop, to learn basic handletter­ing strokes, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $35 includes all supplies and take-home frameable artwork.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 423883-1758, 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. 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. 423-2664453, www.Shuptrines.com. Stephen Scott Young summer salon show, including watercolor­s and hand-pulled etchings, through Aug. 30.

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