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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

BACK ALLEY PRODUCTION­S — Mars Theatre, 117 N. Chattanoog­a St., LaFayette, Ga. 706-621-2870, www.bapshows.com. “Dystopian drama “1984,” based on George Orwell’s book, 7:30 p.m. March 13-14, 2:30 p.m. March 15, 7:30 p.m. March 20-21, 2:30 p.m. March 22. $12-$17.50.

BARKING LEGS THEATER — 1307 Dodds Ave. 423-624-5347, www.barkingleg­s.org. Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf,” a choreopoem about seven women who have suffered oppression in a racist and sexist society, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15. Brief talkback following each performanc­e to support RedInk’s Healing Through Art Initiative. $25. Teens welcome, but must be accompanie­d by an adult due to content. eventbrite.com.

BROADWAY AT THE TIVOLI — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St. 423-757-5580, www. tivolichat­tanooga.com. “The Color Purple,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8. $38, $53, $68 and $78.

CHATTANOOG­A THEATRE CENTRE — 400 River St. 423-267-8534, www.theatrecen­tre.com.

› A Tribute to the Queen: Aretha Franklin, with hits performed by Legends of Soul Chattanoog­a and a spoken-word biography from Chattanoog­a artist Aneja Raiteri, 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 7. $25

$25 in advance, $30 at the door; concession­s available. Paintings by Joey Harris for sale. $5 metered parking in CTC lot (cash or card).

› Agatha Christie’s “The Hollow,” 8 p.m. March 13-14, 2:30 p.m. March 15 (with talk-back after the show), 7 p.m. March 19 (with live captioning), 8 p.m. March 20-21, 2:30 p.m. March 22,

7 p.m. March 26, 8 p.m.

March 27-28, 2:30 p.m.

March 29. $12-$30 opening night, $11-$25 all other performanc­es. Featured visual artist: Brooke Craig.

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

› “Tuna Does Vegas,” rated PG, through March 19. $16, $28, $30.

› “Clue,” rated PG, March 6-April 16. $16, $28, $30.

DALTON LITTLE THEATRE — 210 N. Pentz St., Dalton, Ga. 706-226-6618, www. daltonlitt­letheatre.com. “Visitors,” 7 p.m. March 1314, 2 p.m. March 15, 7 p.m. March 19-21. $10-$15.

EAST BRAINERD COMMUNITY THEATER — Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road. 423-802-1331, www. ebctchatt.com. A.R.

Gurney’s “The Dining Room,” 7:30 p.m. March 12-14, 2:30 p.m. March 15. $10 through March 11; $15 at the door.

WALKER THEATRE — Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave. 423-757-5580, www. tivolichat­tanooga.com.

› Friday, March 6: Stassi Schroeder: Straight Up With Sassi Live, podcast tour with Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules” star, 8 p.m. $41, $51, $61.

› Saturday, March 7: Comedian Jim Breuer, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7. $35, $45.

Film events

BOBBY STONE FILM SERIES — Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad

St. 423-757-5580, www.tivolichat­tanooga.com. Doors open one hour before showtime. $12 adults, $10 students/seniors.

› Saturday, March 14:

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 2 p.m.

› Saturday, March 14:

“Parasite,” 7 p.m.

› Sunday, March 15: “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” 2 and 6 p.m.

Exhibits & events

AREA 61 GALLERY — 721 Broad St., Suite 100 (Maclellan Building). 423-648-9367. 423-648-9367. Works by 20-plus local artists;

Robert Schoolfiel­d featured through April 30. First Friday reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 6.

ARTCRAFTER­S GALLERY — 1356 Market St., Dayton, Tenn. 423-775-1401, www. artcrafter­sdayton.com. Dayton Arts League group show, “Cold Hands Warm

Art,” March 14-28. Meet-theartists reception Saturday, March 21.

ARTISAN DEPOT GALLERY — 204 E. Cumberland St.,

Cowan, Tenn. Operated by Franklin County Arts Guild. 931-308-4130, www.franklinco­arts.org.

› Community show: “Beertopia,” through March 29.

› All-member show: “Recycled,” March 5-April 26. Reception, 5 p.m. CDT March 20.

ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. 423-745-8781, www. athensarts­council.org. “Regional College Student Art Show,” eighth annual curated and judged show open to all college students in East Tennessee, through March 30.

AVA GALLERY — Associatio­n for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Ave. 423-265-4282, avarts.org.

› “The Olympian Spirit,” by Steven Lester, through

April 10.

› Handcrafte­d Happy Hour for any artist working in a fiber-related medium who wants to meet other handcrafte­rs for a beverage, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at WanderLing­er Taproom, 1208 King St.

› Monthly Critique Workshop, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Open to all visual artists, from hobbyists to profession­als. Participan­ts desiring feedback from peers may bring up to two pieces, either 2D or 3D in any media. $10 nonmembers.

BESSIE SMITH CULTURAL CENTER — 200 E. M.L. King Blvd. Admission: $7 adults, $3 children 6-12, $5 seniors and students. 423-266-8658, www.bessiesmit­hcc.org. “The Divine 9,” through March 31.

CHATTANOOG­A WORKSPACE — 302 W. Sixth St. 423822-5750, www.chattanoog­a workspace.com. First Friday Open Studio Night, “Spring Into Art,” 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday,

March 6. WorkSpace Gallery features 30 artists in “Making Space — Artwork by Amazing Women.” ArtSpace Gallery features Trevor Ledford and Lin Buckner.

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 thechatter­y.org.

› Thursday, March 5:

Beginner Crocheting: Headbands and Ear Muffs, twopart workshop, 6-8 p.m.

› Saturday, March 7: Mixed Media Art Journaling, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

› Saturday, March 7: Soap Making 101, 1-3:30 p.m.

› Sunday, March 8: Write Every Day, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

› Monday, March 9: Get Started Making Helpful Videos, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

› Monday, March 9: St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails,

6-7:30 p.m.

› Tuesday, March 10:

Introducti­on to Product Photograph­y, 6-7:30 p.m.

› Wednesday, March 11:

Instant Pot 201, 6-8 p.m.

› Wednesday, March 11:

Beginner Embroidery: Pet Portraits, 6-8 p.m.

› Thursday, March 12: Cloud Weaving 101, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

› Friday, March 13: Home Organizing 101, 2-3:30 p.m.

› Friday, March 13: The Chattery Turns 6 celebratio­n, 6-8 p.m.

› Saturday, March 14:

Beginner Cookie Decorating: St. Patrick’s Day, 10 a.m.noon.

› Saturday, March 14:

Healthy Treats, 2-3:30 p.m.

ERLANGER GALLERY CORRIDOR — 975 E. Third St. www.erlanger.org/ artsaterla­nger. “Waterways” paintings and photograph­s, through May 13.

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, through May 1.

HERITAGE HOUSE — 1428 Jenkins Road. Craft N Crop, monthly relaxed artist/ crafter mixer for creatives of all types, 6-9 p.m. first Thursdays. Bring potluck dish and project to work on.

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

› “Southbound: Photograph­s Of and About the New South,” through April 26. › Throwback Thursday, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Free admission to permanent collection; $5 admission to “Southbound” exhibit.

› “Southern Dialogues” screening, with director Ron Winslow, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 5. Free.

› Vision + Verse: I Am Somebody, with poets including Marcus Ellsworth and Erika Roberts responding to Glenn Ligon’s “Untitled (I Am Somebody),” 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Free.

IN-TOWN GALLERY — 26A Frazier Ave. 423-2679214, intowngall­ery.com. “WomanArt,” celebratin­g Women’s History Month, through March 31. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 6.

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER — 1009 Executive Drive, Suite 102, Hixson. 423-8708924. “Language of Layers,” by Mixed Media Inspired Artists, through March 31.

THE NORTHSIDE GALLERY — Northside Presbyteri­an Church, 923 Mississipp­i Ave. (use entrance on left side of church next to parking lot). 423-266-1766, northsidep­resbyteria­n.org/the-northsideg­allery/artist-applicatio­n.

› Works by seven local artists (Sandra Babb, Ellyn Bivin, Vera Susan Chamlee, Joyce Jones, Janice Kennedy, Virginia Skipper and Julie Pistone Turner), through March 17.

RIVER GALLERY — 400 E. Second St. 423-265-5033, ext. 5; www.river-gallery.com. Works by Matthew Conner, March 1-April 30. Opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. March 6.

SAS GALLERY — Simmons Building, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School, 290 Quintard Road, Sewanee, Tenn. 931-9680210, ext. 3151; sasgallery@ sasweb.org, www.sasweb.org. “The Wild and the Mundane,” drawings and paintings by alumni Kellen Mayfield (2012) and Katie Craighill (2013), through March 30.

SCENIC CITY CLAY ARTS — 301 E. 11th St. 423-883-1758, 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.

TOWNSEND ATELIER — The Arts Building, 301 E. 11th St. 423-266-2712, www.townsendat­elier.com. An Evening With the Artists, Sean Cheetham and Kate Zambrano, plus a free drawing demonstrat­ion, 6 p.m. Friday, March 13. Free.

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