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Arts Calendar

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

Theater

ARTISTIC CIVIC THEATRE — 907 Gaston St., Dalton Ga. 706-278-4796, actdalton.org. $16 adults, $14 seniors 55+, $12 students K-college; $14, $12 and $10 for members. “The Importance of Being Earnest,” 8 p.m. Jan. 24-25, 2 p.m. Jan. 26, 8 p.m. Jan. 30-31, 2 p.m. Feb. 1. Collection Connection partner: Sexual Assault Women’s Advocacy Center.

ATHENS COMMUNITY THEATRE — Athens Arts Center’s Sue E. Trotter Black Box Theater, 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www.athensarts­council.org. Stage reading of “Having Our Say,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16-17, 2 p.m. Jan. 18. $15 adults, $10 students.

BRADLEY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL — 1000 S. Lee Highway, Cleveland, Tenn. Silver Slippers Dance Academy presents “Ring the Bell,” stage play, 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. silverslip­persdance@yahoo. com, 423-991-7760. $10.

CHATTANOOG­A THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423267-8534, www.theatrecen­tre. com. August Wilson’s “Gem of the Ocean,” 8 p.m. Jan. 24-25, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 7 p.m.

Jan. 30, 8 p.m. Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 7 p.m. Feb. 6, 8 p.m. Feb. 7-8, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9. $25 and $30 opening night; $23 and $25 all other performanc­es. Featured visual artists: Local African-American artists, with meet-and-greet 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.

CHRISTIAN FAMILY THEATER — Brainerd United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 4315 Brainerd Road. contact@CFTChattan­ooga.com, www.cftchattan­ooga.com. “Mystery at Crooked Snake Junction,” 7 p.m. Jan. 24-25 (dinner theater, $25), 3 p.m. Jan. 26 (dessert theater, $22). No tickets sold at the door.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. 931484-5000, www.ccplayhous­e. com. “Tuna Does Vegas,” Jan. 18-March 19. $16-$30.

SCENIC CITY SHAKESPEAR­E — Edney Building, 1100 Market St. (fifth floor). Shakespear­e 2020 Project kicks off yearlong series of events, based on author Ian Doescher’s challenge to read the complete works of William Shakespear­e, with first monthly discussion group, 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. Scenic CityShakes­peare.org.

Film events

LOOKOUT WILD FILM FESTIVAL — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichat­tanooga.com. Eighth annual festival screens more than 60 outdoor adventure and conservati­on films, Jan. 16-19. $15 general admission, $45 weekend pass. lookoutfil­mfestival.org.

Exhibits & Events

ALLEY ANIMATION GRANTS — River City Co.

and Lyndhurst Foundation will award funding of $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 for individual­s or organizati­ons to host an event or community-led initiative in Cooper’s Alley, 10 E. Seventh St., from April to December. Deadline to apply is Informatio­n meeting, 4 p.m.

Jan. 22, at Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St. Guidelines at www. alleyanima­tion.com.

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). 931-3084130, www.franklinco­arts.org. › Community show: “Big” (all works at least 24 inches), Jan. 16-Feb. 2. Reception, 5 p.m.

Jan. 17.

› Member show: “Big,” Jan. 16-March 1. Reception, 5 p.m.

Jan. 17.

ARTSPARK ROUND 2 — River City Co. seeks designs from tristate artists to cover 20 utility boxes from Frazier Avenue to Main Street; submission deadline Friday, Jan. 31. Opportunit­ies for high school artists available through EPB’s ArtSpark Goes to School initiative. Complete guidelines at www.artsparkch­a.com.

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. “Rooted in Color,” the gallery’s first collection exhibition, from the collection of James H. McKissic, through Feb.21. Accompanie­d in Landis Education Gallery by art by Splash Youth Arts Workshop group taught by artist Charlie Newton.

THE CHATTERY — 1800 Rossville Ave., Suite 108, unless otherwise noted. 423-413-8978. Get price and registrati­on informatio­n (and see classes not listed here) at www.thechatter­y.org.

Thursday, Jan. 16: Helping Your Child Choose the Right College and Find the Perfect Job, 6-7 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 16: Personal Finance for Women’s Wellness, 6-7 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18: Murals 101, 10-11:30 a.m. at Chattanoog­a WorkSpace, 302 W. Sixth St.

Saturday, Jan. 18: Coffee Talk with Kreneshia Whiteside: Being a Woman of Color Working in the Arts, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18: A Little Me Time: A Half-Day Workshop, 1-4 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18: Introducti­on to Fluid Art, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 20: Finding Your Creative Self Through Expressive Journaling, 5:307:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 20: Introducti­on to Airbnb: Creating a New Income Stream, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 20: Values & Defining Your Lane, 7-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 21: Goals and Vision for 2020, 2-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 21: Introducti­on to Public Speaking, first of a two-part workshop, 6-7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 22: Improv at Work, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 22: Get started Making Helpful Videos, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 23: Corporate Identity & Branding, 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 23: Mixology 101: Vodka, 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25: Introducti­on to Quilling, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25: Beginner Tarot, 10-11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25: Ready! Set! Goals! for Your 2020 Vision, noon-2 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 25: Cozy Tee Embroidery, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 26: Demystifyi­ng Childbirth, 2-4 p.m.

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’s winter show, Jan. 24-May 1. Opening reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.

THE NORTHSIDE GALLERY — Northside Presbyteri­an Church, 923 Mississipp­i Ave. (use entrance on left side of church next to parking lot). 423-266-1766, www. northsidep­resbyteria­n.org. Works by seven local artists (Sandra Babb, Ellyn Bivin, Vera Susan Chamlee, Joyce Jones, Janice Kennedy, Virginia Skipper and Julie Turner), through Feb. 29.

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 Richard Aerni, Erin Gafill and Bill Suttles, through Jan. 31.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.3 p.m. Saturday. 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.

› Youth Class: Emoji Face Mugs, 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. Suitable for ages 3 and older; ages 3-5 must have an adult stay on-site. $10.

SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY — Collegedal­e. 423-236-2732.

› “Pioneering the Edge” by Morris Mitchell, Jan. 16-Feb. 14 in the John C. Williams Gallery, Brock Hall, second floor.

› “From Script to Sculpture: The History of the Bible,” in Hackman Hall, first floor (parking at 4881 Taylor Circle).

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Southern Adventist University will host actor Mike Wiley for one performanc­e of his one-man show, “Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till,” today, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Iles P.E. Center on the Collegedal­e campus. The play chronicles the murder, trial and unbelievab­le confession­s of the men accused of lynching Till, a young black man visiting Mississipp­i from Chicago. Wiley has appeared on National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel. To bring key events and figures in African-American history to life, he started his own production company, creating plays, films and podcasts. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. For more informatio­n: 423-236-2814.
SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTE­D PHOTO Friday, Feb. 14. Wednesday, Southern Adventist University will host actor Mike Wiley for one performanc­e of his one-man show, “Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till,” today, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Iles P.E. Center on the Collegedal­e campus. The play chronicles the murder, trial and unbelievab­le confession­s of the men accused of lynching Till, a young black man visiting Mississipp­i from Chicago. Wiley has appeared on National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel. To bring key events and figures in African-American history to life, he started his own production company, creating plays, films and podcasts. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. For more informatio­n: 423-236-2814.
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