This Week In The Arts

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Thursday, July 12


Art Camp: Mini Masterpieces at Townsend Atelier

"Art + Issues: A Culture of Sexual Violence" at the Hunter Museum of American Art

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

Chattanooga Songwriters Association at the Heritage House

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Friday, July 13


Art Camp: Mini Masterpieces at Townsend Atelier

Gallery Opening and Reception at the Creative Arts Guild

Shakespeare Festival at Chattanooga State Humanities Theater

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at the Colonnade Center

Chattanooga Theatre Centre presents Hello, Dolly!

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!

Nick Fagan: "Making Authority" at the VERSA Gallery

ELNA presents Coco at the East Lake Park


Saturday, July 14


The Chattery presents "DIY Decor: Beginner's Macrame"

The Chattery presents "Watercolor Sketching: A Half-Day Workshop"

Edwina Lashan Fashion presents "Unwine In Style" at SPOT Athletics Arts Venue

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Sunday, July 15


North River Civic Center presents "The Arts of the Civic Arts League"

East Brainerd Community Theater presents Guys and Dolls at Christ United Methodist Church

South Jackson Civic Center presents Oliver!


Monday, July 16


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Summer Art Camp: Daring and Illustration at Art Creation

The Backlot: A Place For Filmmakers present The Third Man at the Heritage House


Tuesday, July 17


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Meet the Author: Rick Tallent at LaTayette Public Library

The Chattery presents "Wines from the Wild: Making Fruit Wines" at the Chattanooga Workspace


Wednesday, July 18


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

The Chattery presents "The Lesser Know History of Chattanooga: A Walking Tour" at Union Depot Historical Marker


Thursday, July 19


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

World War II Docudrama GO FOR BROKE! at the Heritage House

The Chattery presents "Sewing 101: Making a Zip Pouch"

The Isaacs in Healing Music Festival at Collegedale Community Church

PSC presents Tom Wilson

Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories.
.. As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

Master drummer, singer and dancer, Kofi Mawuko at Pilgram Congregational Church 


Friday, July 20


5-Day Advanced Painting Workshop at Townsend Atelier

Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories... As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

Fun and Grunge with a Gel Plate with Vicki Styons at Art Creation

Ballet Tennessee Summer Intensive & Dance Alive Performance at the Center For Creative Arts


Saturday, July 21


Murray Arts Council presents Bedtime Stories... As Told by My Dad and Grandpa... Who Mess Them Up at Pleasant Valley Innovative School

The Chattery Presents "Jewelry Making: Leather Cuff" at the Chattanooga Workspace

Legacy Five in Healing Music Festival at Collegedale Community Church


Sunday, July 22


African American Potter Jim McDowell at Chattanooga Theatre Centre

Gospel Singer Crystle Elam at Hampton Drive Baptist Church

Gospel Singer Crystle Elam at Bradley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center


Current Ongoing Events

River Gallery's June Exhibit featuring Artist Norman Davis, James Courtenay James, and Judith Paul

Summer Season Show at Gallery at Blackwell

Summer Music Weekends at Rock City Gardens

The Brandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia Exhibit "Threads of Home: The Sandra Mahs Collection"



East Ridge Back The Blue BBQ And Bake Sale Today

Hosted by First Annual ER Police Local 735 IBPO, Back the Blue BBQ and Bake Sale is going on today from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Camp Jordan Park, 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. in East Ridge. Tickets can be purchased at one of 2 places:  Broomes Wrecker Service: 4003 Ringgold Road (see Alisha), or The Market Link Gift Shop, 4103 Ringgold Road (see Crystle).  Tickets are $8 ... (click for more)

Poplar Springs Road In Catoosa County To Be Closed July 15-16

The Catoosa County Public Works Department has scheduled road repair and storm drain replacement work on Poplar Springs Road between Three Notch Road and Talley Circle. It will be closed to thru traffic beginning Sunday, at 7 p.m. through Monday, at noon, weather permitting. The detour route will be marked. Catoosa County officials appreciate the patience and cooperation ... (click for more)

5 People Shot On Cowart Street Early Sunday Morning

Five people were shot on Cowart Street early Sunday morning.   At approximately 2:55 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of 1400 Cowart Street on reports of multiple people shot. The shooting was near Coyote Jack's where one person was killed and another injured in a shooting in December 2017.   Upon arrival, police found several ... (click for more)

Body Of Robert Townsend, 60, Found In Dumpster On Laura Street

The body of Robert Townsend, 60, was found on Friday in a dumpster on Laura Street.   At approximately  11:19 a.m. , Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a deceased party in the 2500 block of Laura Street. Upon arrival, officers located the body inside the bin.     Violent Crimes Bureau responded to the scene. The decedent was transported to the ... (click for more)

Here We Go Again With The Same Cummings Highway, 12th Street Flooding

Here we go again with the same pitiful news reports about the Cummings Highway Interstate interchange with I-24 - Flooding yet again after a heavy rain.  TDOT is derelict in not having repaired this years ago.  How hard is it to get some excavators out there to dig up the collapsed drainage pipes which TDOT says are the cause of the flooding and replace them with ... (click for more)

Deal With The Graffiti Vandals

I travel to other neat old cities and don't see nearly the graffiti vandalism as in Chattanooga. Why do we allow one or two or three repeat vandals to mar our venerable Walnut Street Bridge, the pillars to the Holmberg Bridge, the remodeled Chief John Ross Market Street Bridge, the walls along our multi-million-dollar Riverwalk, our sidewalks, street signs and our old limestone ... (click for more)