This Week In The Arts
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Summer camp registration is currently being held at the Creative Discovery Museum. For more information, call 648-6045 or 648-6040 or visit
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The Tennessee Association of Craft Artists' 41st annual Tennessee Craft Fair will be held Friday-Sunday at Centennial Park in Nashville. For additional information, visit www.tennesseecrafts.org.
Julie Bestry, a certified professional organizer, will share her organizing skills on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at theEastgate Library. For more information, call 757-5310.
The 2nd annual Everyday Heroes Gala will be held on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at The Chattanoogan Hotel. For additional information, visit www.everydayheroesgala.com.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga will host a State of Israel Independence Day Celebration on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in the Hubert Fry Center at the Riverpark. For more information, call 493-0270 ext. 10 or visit www.jewishchattanooga.com.
City Share, featuring guest speaker Trinidad Ruiz, Watts House Project's program director, will be held Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Green Spaces. Email email@example.com for more information or to make a reservation.
The 6th annual HubFest festival will take place at Heritage Park on Saturday, May 12, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/chattanoogaeac or visit www.chattanooga.gov.
Theatre, Music & Dance
The CSO will conclude their season with performances featuring world renowned banjo player Bela Fleck Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. Call 267-8583 or visit
www.chattanoogasymphony.org to purchase tickets.
The Hunter Museum of American Art will host Hot Jazz in Stone and Steel on Thursday beginning at 6 p.m. with a concert featuring the Pieter Meijers Trio. Visit www.huntermuseum.org for more information.
Stellaluna opens Friday and continues each weekend through Sunday, May 20, and Theatre Quest will present The G Play on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. Visit www.theatrecentre.com for more information.
Auditions for the MainStage production of Anything Goes will take place on Sunday-Monday at 7:30 p.m. at theChattanooga Theatre Centre. Visit www.theatrecentre.com for audition information.
Chattanooga Ballet will present Paquita Grand Pas as well as new works by Frank Hay, Karen Smith, Angela Sweet, and Joellen Wojtowicz Friday-Saturday, May 11-12, at 8 p.m. at the UTC Fine Arts Center. Call 425-4269 to purchase tickets.
Once Upon a Mattress will be performed by the middle school musical theatre majors at the Center for Creative Arts Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 209-5942 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chattanooga Harp Ensemble, a division of Jan Pennington Gray Harp Scholarship Fund, will perform on Friday at 7 p.m. at Ridgedale Baptist Church. For additional information, visit www.chattanoogaharpensemble.org.
The Chattanooga State Fine Arts Department will present aperforming arts concert, featuring the music, musical theatre, and dance ensembles, as well as performances by members of the Fine Arts faculty, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 697-3383 or 697-3246.
Tennessee Valley Theatre will present their production of The Last Romance Friday-Sunday. For ticket information, call 365-PLAY or visit www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
The Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga will present their production ofA Doll's House on Friday-Sunday, at the St. Andrews Center. Tickets may be purchased by calling 987-5141 or visiting www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com.
Beastie's Birthday Party, a puppet musical production, will be performed Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday - Sunday, at 2 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Community Center. For reservations, call 886-1959.
Oak Street Playhouse will present The Dixie Swim Club at the Flo Summitt Theatre Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. For additional information, call 756-2428 or visit www.oakstreetplayhouse.com.
The Chattanooga Music Club will present an organ concert featuring Robert Delcamp as well as the CSO Youth Orchestra on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Visit www.chattanoogamusicclub.org for more information.
Frank Fairfield will perform Thursday, May 10, at 8 p.m. at theLindsay Street Hall with the Knob Creek Girls as the opening act. Visit www.chattanoogafolk.com for more information.
The Nightfall Concert Series begins its 24th year on Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. at Miller Plaza with a performance by the Alexis P. Suter Band. The opening act is Ashley & The X's. For more information, call 265-0771 or visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
Auditions for Godspell will be held at The Salvation Army 614 Corps' ReCreate Cafe on Friday, May 11, from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, May 12, from 2-5 p.m. For more information, contact Tenika Dye at 756-1023 ext. 137 or email@example.com.
Saxophonist Travis Laplante and trumpeter Peter Evans will perform Sunday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Barking Legs Theater. Call 624-5347 or visit www.barkinglegs.org for ticket information.
Visual Art & Film
An Introduction to Video class will take place Thursdays, May 3-31, from 6-8 p.m. at AVA. Visit www.avarts.org for more information.
In-Town Gallery will host the opening reception for "Spring is in the Art" on Friday from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 267-9214 or visit www.intowngallery.com.
The opening reception for the "Histories of Nature" exhibit will be held Friday from 6:30-8 p.m. and a printmaking demonstration will take place Saturday from 12-4 p.m. at River Gallery. Call 265-5033 ext. 5 or visit www.river-gallery.com for additional information.
A floral painting workshop with instructor Mia Bergeron will take place Saturday-Sunday from 9a.m.-5 p.m. atTownsend Atelier. Visit www.townsendatelier.com or call 266-2712 to register.
Writing, Literature & Poetry
Free Comic Book Day will be held Saturday from 2:30-5 p.m. in the Downtown Library auditorium. Activities include a comic book give-away, a "Super Swap" station where participants can trade comics, local artists demonstrating drawing techniques, a back-to-back drawing board face-off and crafts. Visitwww.lib.chattanooga.gov for more information.
Chris Grabenstein, popular author of The Haunted Mystery series, will discuss his books and answer questions about his life and career on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Northgate Library. For more information, call 757-5314.