This Week In The Arts
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The seventh annual AVA Gallery Hop will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 2-8 p.m. During the Gallery Hop, the public can meet local artists, watch demonstrations and learn about the artists' creative processes at their studios. For more information, visit
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Fresh on Fridays, featuring local food, flowers and fruit, will be held at Miller Plaza on Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
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.
Theatre, Music & Dance
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre's season begins Friday, Sept. 7, with a performance of Cabaret at 8 p.m. and an opening night reception at 7 p.m. in the MainStage Lobby. The show will continue each weekend through Sunday, Sept. 23. Visit www.theatrecentre.com for more information.
Theater for the New South will present its production of Euripides'Medea Thursday - Sunday, at Tanner Hill Gallery. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit
Randy Noojin will perform his one-man show "Hard Travelin' With Woody," a performance based on the work of Woody Guthrie, on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Barking Legs Theater. Visit www.barkinglegs.org for more information.
The Chattanooga Bach Choir will hold auditions for qualified singers Thursday - Friday, at Brainerd United Methodist Church. Please contact Dabney Carden at 240-2123 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition time.
The Nightfall Concert Series continues on Friday at 8 p.m. at Miller Plaza with a performance by Lao Tizer. The opening act is Milele Roots. For more information, call 265-0771 or visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com.
Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga's 4th annual Short Attention Span Theatre will be presented Friday - Sunday, at the St. Andrews Center. Tickets may be purchased by calling 987-5141 or visiting www.ensembletheatreofchattanooga.com.
The Riverfront Nights Summer Music Series continues Saturday with a performance by Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds at 8 p.m. at the 21st Century Waterfront. Visitwww.riverfrontnights.com for more information.
Lumbar Five and Ogya will perform at the St. Elmo Incline Railway station Saturday - Monday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Barking Legs Theater will host a performance by Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart on Saturday, at 8 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.barkinglegs.org.
Lee University's Presidential Concert Series will begin Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Classical Jam in the Dixon Center. Please call 614-8240 or visit www.leeuniversity.edu for more information.
The Black Jacket Symphony will perform the Eagles' Hotel California on Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tivoli Theatre. Visit www.chattanoogaonstage.com to purchase tickets.
Oliver! will be performed Friday - Saturday, Sept. 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Colonnade Performing Arts Theatre. Visit www.everafterprod.com or call 706.935-9000 for tickets or more information.
The Gem Players will present their production of Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner Friday-Saturday, Sept. 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 9, at 2:30 p.m. at the Gem Theater in Etowah, TN. Call 263-3270 or visit www.gemplayers.com for more information.
September Song will perform at the Tennessee Valley Theatreon Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 365-PLAY or visit www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.
Visual Art & Film
"Connect," an exhibit presented by the Chattanooga Area Art Instructors, will be on display until Friday and the opening reception for the "Fresh" emerging artist exhibit will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. at AVA. For more information, please visit www.avarts.org.
River City Company will host Movies at the 700 Block, a popup, outdoor movie theater at 728 Market Street, on Saturday beginning at 8:45 p.m. with the showing of Build Me a World: Story of the Howard School. A showing of the featured film, The Goonies, will follow. Visit www.rivercitycompany.com for more information.
The opening reception for "Out of My Mind," an exhibit of paintings by Virginia Jones Skipper, will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, from 2-7 p.m. at Reflections Gallery. The exhibit continues through Sept. 4-28. Call 892-3072 for additional information.
The application deadline for Public Art Chattanooga's Stringer's Ridge Trailhead Markers Project is Friday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. Visit www.publicartchattanooga.com for more information.
Sewanee's University Art Gallery will host the opening reception for Alicia Henry's "There Was a House" exhibit on Friday, Sept. 7, at 4:30 p.m. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Oct. 7. For more information, visit www.sewanee.edu/gallery.
The opening reception for "Reclaiming Context" will be held Friday, Sept. 7, from 6:30-8 p.m. at River Gallery. Call 265-5033 ext. 5 or visit www.river-gallery.com for additional information.
In-Town Gallery will host the opening reception for "Urban Landscape," an exhibit of plein air oil paintings by Victoria Pearmain, on Friday, Sept. 7, from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 267-9214 or visit www.intowngallery.com.
"McMinn County en plein air," a collection of regional landscape paintings by Chris Ingram, will open on Friday, Sept. 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The Arts Center in Athens, TN. For more
information, call 745-8781 or visit www.athensartscouncil.org.