This week in the Arts:
The Creative Discovery Museum will host the Cooking on the Roof: Summer Food Series on Saturday, June 30, from 12-1 p.
m. with Chef Nick from 212 Market Restaurant. Visit www.cdmfun.org
for more information.
Fresh on Fridays, featuring local food, flowers and fruit, will be held at Miller Plaza from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dancing with the Stars Chattanooga, an event to benefit the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults, will be held at theTivoli Theatre on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling 642-TIXS or visiting www.chattanoogaonstage.com.
The Southside ArtStroll, celebrating our artists, musicians, photographers, craftsmen, chefs, roasters, stylists, galleries, businesses, hostels, and neighborhoods, will be held Friday, June 29, from 5-8 p.m. View the Southside ArtStroll Facebook page for more information.
Theatre, Music and Dance
The Hunter Museum of American Art will host the All-American Summer Concert Series featuring a performance Abby Parks on Thursday at 6 p.m. Visit www.huntermuseum.org for more information.
Summer Academy for children in grades K - 12 continues at theChattanooga Theatre Centre. Visit www.theatrecentre.com to register.
The Chattanooga Girls Choir is currently holding auditions for Fall Choirs 4th grade and up as well as accepting applications for the Novellina Choir, a non-auditioned 3rd grade choir, and for SongBirds, a 1st and 2nd grade music class. Call 296-1006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition time or request an application.
Hair continues at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre each weekend through Saturday, July 14. A BE IN will take place Friday starting at 1 p.m. on the Theatre Centre's south lawn and patio with live broadcasts from Hippie Radio, face painting, balloon animals, food, dancing, costume and hair contests and more. For more information, call 267-8534 or visit www.theatrecentre.com.
The Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga's production of Equus will take place Thursday-Sunday at the Barking Legs Theater. 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 4 p.m. at the Mountain Arts Community Center. For reservations, call 886-1959.
The Nightfall Concert Series continues on Friday at 8 p.m. at Miller Plaza with a performance by Shannon McNally. The opening act is the Ryan Oyer Band. For more information, call 265-0771 or visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
Tennessee Valley Theatre will present a concert by Evervigilanton Saturday at 7:30 p.m. For additional information, visit www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
The Ballet in Cinema Series continues at the Majestic 12 Theater on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with the showing of the Bolshoi's production of Raymonda. Call 826-2375 for ticket information.
Lee University's School of Music will be hosting its annualsummer camp Monday-Saturday, June 25-30. The camp is open to students entering grades 9-12 and rising college freshman. Call 614-8263 or email Winona Holsinger at email@example.com for more information.
The Chattanooga Music Club's 6th annual Patriotic Organ Concertwill be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Tom Trenney, a leader among the younger generation of American organists, will be the featured artist. Visit www.chattanoogamusicclub.org for more information.
The Music Man will be presented at the Tivoli Theatre Friday-Saturday, June 29-30, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 1, at 2 p.m. Call 642-TIXS or visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com to purchase tickets.
TheCreativeUnderground will present Eclectic, a jam and open mic session where local singers, musicians and spoken word artists get together for impromptu collaborations and planned performances, on Saturday, June 30 at 8:30 p.m. at The Camp House. For more information, visit www.tcuchatt.com.
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.
Maestro Bob Bernhardt will share his love of and passion for baseball on Thursday at 7 p.m. following the screening of Jews and Baseball, An American Love Story at the Jewish Cultural
Center. The exhibit "Chai Scorers: The Legacy of Chattanooga's Jewish Athletes" exhibit will be on display as well. Call 493-0270 for additional information.
Children's art classes with instructor Susan Creswell will be held atPlanet Altered Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. for ages 4-6 and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for ages 7-12. To register,call 400-4100 or visit www.planetaltered.com.
Summer Art Camp at Art Creations continues through the week of July 9. Classes include cartooning and mixed media characters as well as painting and mixed media. Call 266-3626 or visit www.art-creations.com to register.
A bonsai exhibit and demonstration by the Tennessee Valley Bonsai Society will take place at River Gallery Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. For additional information, call 265-5033 ext. 5 or visit www.river-gallery.com.
A classic pen & ink drawing class will be held Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and a silk painting workshop will take place Saturday-Sunday, June 30-July 1, at Townsend Atelier. Visit www.townsendatelier.com or call 266-2712 to register.
The deadline for artists wishing to submit works to be considered as part of the "Maritime!" exhibit at Shuptine Gold Leaf Designs is Monday. The show will focus on beach scenes, still lifes, or anything that is generally summer related. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pop artist and author Michael Albert will conduct a pop art collage workshop for tweens and teens on Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the Chattanooga Public Library. Visit www.lib.chattanooga.gov for more information.
The application deadline is Friday, June 29, for visual artists wishing to participate in the Wild Trails Stump Art Show, a showcase of sculptural works using fallen wood on Stringers Ridge that will be sited along a trail on the ridge as well as the RiverRocks festival in Coolidge Park. Applications must be submitted to the Association for Visual Arts. Email email@example.com for more information.
Artists wishing to submit works to be considered as part of the Jewish Cultural Center's "Tranquil Space/Architectural Vision"exhibit must email their intention to do so by Sunday, July 1. Contact Ann Treadwell at 493-0270 ext. 13 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Writing, Literature & Poetry
Registration for the Chattanooga Public Library's Summer Reading Program continues through Saturday, July 14. Call 757-5314 for more information.
Author Raymond Evans will discuss Clark Lee, the subject of his book entitled The Life and Times of Clark Lee: Chickamauga's Black Confederate Soldier, on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga Public Library. Visit www.lib.chattanooga.gov for more information.
The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be Saturday, June 23, through Monday, July 2, at Eastgate Town Center. Visit www.friendsofthelibrary-chattanooga.com/book-sales.html for more information.
FUSEBOX art&word series will present readings by fiction writers Sybil Baker and Caleb Ludwick on Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Front Gallery at Chenowith.Halligan Studios. For more information, contact Aubrey Lenahan at email@example.com or visit www.facebook.com/groups/FUSEBOXseries.