This Week In The Arts
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination! exhibit will open Saturday at the Creative Discovery Museum. For more information, visit
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The Southside ArtStroll, celebrating our artists, musicians, photographers, craftsmen, chefs, roasters, stylists, galleries, businesses, hostels, and neighborhoods, will be held Friday
from 5-8 p.m. View the Southside ArtStroll Facebook page for more information.
The Chattanooga Public Library will host an internet genealogy workshop using the recently released 1940 U.S. Census on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Eastgate Library. Call 855-2685 or email email@example.com to make a reservation.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day, featuring a fun walk, fitness demonstrations and classes, a health fair, games, prizes, refreshments, and information on the area's many healthy lifestyle and leisure choices, will be held at the Eastgate Senior Activity Centeron Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 855-9444 or visit www.chattanooga.gov.
All Things North Shore, a neighborhood party celebrating the North Shore Community Public Art Project, will take place Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Frazier and Woodland Avenues. Activities include voting for your favorite sculpture for the North Shore Community Public Art Project, a community handprint mural, music, food, arts and crafts, children's activities and shopping.
H*Art Gallery will host their second fundraising dinner and another night of good food, friends, and fun, on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 7 p.m. Visit www.hartgallerytn.com or call 521-4707 for more information.
Theatre, Music and Dance
The Black Jacket Symphony will perform the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with the CSO Orchestra on Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. To purchase tickets, call 642-TIXS or visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
Summer Academy for children in grades K - 12 begins at theChattanooga Theatre Centre on Monday, June 4. Classes include Creative Play, Musical Theatre, Improvisation and Acting Fundamentals, among others. Visit www.theatrecentre.com to register.
The Barking Legs Theater will host peformances by The Evan Cobb Quintet on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Norman Blake on Saturday, June, 2 at 8 p.m. Call 624-5347 or visit www.barkinglegs.org for additional information.
The Gem Players will present their production of Frank W. Wickes'Soldier, Come Home, a play based on family Civil War letters, Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Gem Theater in Etowah, Tn. For more information, call 263-3270.
The Nightfall Concert Series continues on Friday at 8 p.m. at Miller Plaza with a performance by Elliott Brood. The opening act is Land Camera. For more information, call 265-0771 or visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
Joan Faulkner will perform at the Tivoli Theatre on Sunday at 6 p.m. with special guest comedian Jonathan Slocumb. For more information, visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
Yanni will perform at the Solders and Sailors Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling 642-TIXS or visiting www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
The Chattanooga Firefighters Association Benefit Concert featuring a performance by The Association will be held Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Call 899-4990 to purchase tickets.
Visual Art & Film
Registration for AVA Art Camp at the Baylor School is currently being held. Activities include drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and printmaking, and camp will take place throughout June and July. Visit www.avarts.org for more information.
The Hunter Museum of American Art will host a film screening ofThe Doors, detailing the rise of the famous and influential 1960s rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, on Thursday at 6 p.m. as part of the new exhibition, "Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography." For additional information, visit www.huntermuseum.org.
The exhibit featuring new works by Roger Halligan, Jan Chenoweth and Karen Rudolph continues through Saturday, June 16, at the Front Gallery at Chenoweth.Halligan Studios. For more information, contact Jan Chenoweth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 243-3778.
Artist Chris Barber will demonstrate his unique woodworking techniques on Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at River Gallery. The gallery will also host the opening reception for the "Inside & Out"exhibition featuring scupltor Mark Chatterley on Friday, June 1. Call 265-5033 ext. 5 or visit www.river-gallery.com for more information.
The Jewish Film Series continues at the Jewish Cultural Centeron Wednesday at 7 p.m. with the showing of A Matter of Size. Call 493-0270 for additional information.
A painting class with instructor Caleb Goggans will take place Wednesdays, May 30-June 27, from 6-9 p.m. at Townsend Atelier. To register, call 266-2712 or visit www.townsendatelier.com.
The submission deadline for entries to the 54th Gadsden Art Association Juried Show is Friday, June 1. The show is open to all media and 2D and 3D work, excluding photography and digital images. Visit www.gadsdenart.com for more information.
The opening reception for "Feast Your Eyes," a collection of acrylic and ink paintings and drawings by Doug McCoy, will take place In-Town Gallery on Friday, June 1, from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 267-9214 or visit www.intowngallery.com.
Summer Art Camp begins at Art Creations on Monday, June 4, and continues through the week of July 9. Classes include drawing and color, cartooning and mixed media characters, and painting for young artists, among others. Call 266-3626 or visit
www.art-creations.com to register.
Writing, Literature & Poetry
Registration for the Chattanooga Public Library's Summer Reading Program continues through Saturday, July 14. Call 757-5314 for more information.