Arts Calendar

Tuesday, March 25, 2003 - by Allied Arts

Here's the current arts events listings from Allied Arts:

Arts & Education Council-Independent Film Series-"Spirited Away"

Starts 21-Mar-03 Ends 27-Mar-03

Legendary animation director Miyazaki follows the fanciful adventures of a 10 year-old girl named Chihiro, who discovers a secret world when she and her family get lost through a hillside tunnel. Rated PG. For more information, please contact Broad Street: 423-267-1218, www.artsedcouncil.org.

AVA-"East Meets West: The Natural Images of Kay Williams & Ron Holyfield"

Starts 12-Mar-03 Ends 04-Apr-03

Kay Williams and Ron Holyfield are naturalist painters whose oil & acrylic paintings exhibit a sense of presence of nature that could be created only through a deep love of the subject as well as a mastery of technical skills. The gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday. For more information, please contact AVA: 423-265-4282.

Chattanooga African American Museum-"Oustanding African American Women"

Starts 01-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

The Chattanooga African American Museum will show the exhibit "Outstanding African American Women" through the month of March. Please contact the museum for further information. For more information, please contact CAAM-Carmen: 423-266-8658, www.CAAMhistory.com.

Chattanooga Regional History Museum-"Logos & Slogans:Enterprising Chattanooga"

Starts 01-Feb-03 Ends 20-Apr-03

An exhibit featuring local business' promotional giveaways, tokens, trade cards and other items. Nine companiea are spotlighted in the exhibit, including: Thatcher's Medicine, Fleetwood Coffee, Chattanooga Medicine (Chattem), Double Cola, Coca-Cola and others. For more information, please contact Donna Ettkin: 423-265-3247, www.chattanoogahistory.com.

Chattanooga Regional History Museum-"Take a Ride on the Dixie Highway"

Starts 01-Feb-03 Ends 24-Aug-03

This exhibit explores the famous Detroit-to-Miami roadway by looking at tourism, Chattanooga's role and influence on the Highway's development and the industrialization of North Georgia. For more information, please contact Donna Ettkin: 423-265-3247, www.chattanoogahistory.com.

Chattanooga Regional History Museum-"Family Under Fire"

Starts 10-Feb-03 Ends 27-Jul-03

This exhibit showcases the artwork of the History Museum's historical fact-based Civil War novel for young people. For more information, please contact Donna Ettkin: 423-265-3247, www.chattanoogahistory.com.


"Family Under Fire"

Starts 10-Feb-03 Ends 27-Jul-03

For more information, please contact Donna Ettkin: 423-265-3247, www.chattanoogahistory.com.

Hunter Museum of American Art-"NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt"

Starts 01-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

This is a very important exhibit that will be visiting the museum during the month of March. The quilt is a powerful reminder of the AIDS pandemic. The NAMES Project is not only a poignant memorial, but also as a powerful tool for prevention and education. For more information, please contact : 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

Hunter Museum of American Art-"African American Works on Paper From the Cochran Collection

Starts 15-Mar-03 Ends 04-May-03

This exhibition offers prints, watercolors and drawings by a host of well known artists living in America since the 1930's. This exhibition includes pieces by Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Faith Ringgold and others. For more information, please contact : 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org.

Houston Museum of Decorative Arts:Special Exhibits

Starts 02-Jan-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

The Houston Museum of Decorative Arts will show "A Flutter of Butterflies" as its special exhibit the months of January 2003 through March 2003. This exhibit will feature Hazel Littleton's Collection of tea paraphernalia. For more information, please contact Houston Museum: 423-267-7176.

Memorial Hospital-AVA "A Splash of Color"

Starts 27-Jan-03 Ends 14-Apr-03

This exhibit is part of AVA/Memorial Hospital's Arts Medicine Program. The purpose is to establish a comprehensive Arts Medicine program within Memorial Hospital where the arts can assist in the healing process. Work is being accepted now, please call AVA for more info. For more information, please contact AVA: 423-265-4282.

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Books and Coffee-Poet Wilmer Mills of Sewanee, TN

Starts 25-Mar-03 Ends 25-Mar-03

Poet Wilmer Mill from Sewanee, TN will read from and discuss his own work-"Light for the Orphans" The event is free and takes place at Fathom Liquid Art on 412 Market Street in downtown Chattanooga. Greyfriar's coffee will be available. The general public is warmly invited. "Books & Coffee" is cosponsored by the SunTrust Chair of Excellence in Humanities at UTC and Covenant College.

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

First Centenary United Methodist-Lenten Noonday Series 2003

Starts 26-Mar-03 Ends 26-Mar-03

This week's Lenten Series performance will have Dr. Al Bowles speaking in the chapel, with Laura Elder performing on the harp. A light lunch will be served in Mohney Hall and the cost is $5. Artwork produced by church members will be on display as well. For more information, please contact : 423-756-2021.

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Hunter Museum-"ArtScene Exhibition"

Starts 27-Mar-03 Ends 20-Apr-03

This exhibition includes student artwork from 25 area schools. The talented works will be on exhibit March 27-April 20th. Please contact the Hunter for more information. For more information, please contact Nan Swanson: 423-752-2051, www.huntermuseum.org.

Chattanooga Theatre Centre-"I Hate Hamlet"

Starts 27-Mar-03 Ends 27-Mar-03

This bright and hilarious comedy about the spirit of the theatre and its favorite Bard will keep you rolling in the aisles. Director is Suzanne Smartt with Josh Ruben starring as Andrew Rally. Please visit the CTC website for more information. For more information, please contact : 423-267-8534, www.TheatreCentre.com.

Hunter Museum-"ArtScene Exhibition" opening reception

Starts 27-Mar-03 Ends 27-Mar-03

The public is invited to attend the opening reception of this juried exhibition. The exhibition includes works from outstanding area high school artists. This is a unique opportunity to view the impressive work of area high school students. For more information, please contact Nan Swanson: 423-752-2051, www.huntermuseum.org.

Collegedale Southern Adventist University Orchestra Concert

Starts 27-Mar-03 Ends 27-Mar-03

Saint-Saens Organ Concerto For more information, please contact Janice McNair: 756-2021, www.fcumc.org.

Region 23 Convention/Competition, Sweet Adelines, In't

Starts 27-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

Friday, March 28, Women's Barbershop Quartet Competition. Memorial Auditorium. Saturday, March 29, Chorus Competition. Starting at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Friday, March 28, 2003

Chattanooga Theatre Centre-"I Hate Hamlet"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 28-Mar-03

This bright and hilarious comedy about the spirit of the theatre and its favorite Bard will keep you rolling in the aisles. Director is Suzanne Smartt with Josh Ruben starring as Andrew Rally. Please visit the CTC website for more information. For more information, please contact : 423-267-8534, www.TheatreCentre.com.

Ballet Tennessee-"Rhythm, Blues, & Ballet"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 28-Mar-03

This production features Jennifer Ringer and James Fayette ot the New York City Ballet and encompasses a broad spectrum of dance styles and music. Jazz, in Swing It, classical on pointe in Allegro Riuichi, modern in Bessie's Blues, and contemporary to the music on Enya. Ticktes are $12.00 - $25.00. Tickets can be purchased throught the Tivoli Box Office and are available at the door. For more information, please contact the Tivoli Box office: 423-757-5050, www.ballettenn@aol.com

AVA Center Gallery-"Golden Acrylics from A-Z"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 28-Mar-03

This lecture and demonstration explores the inherent possibilities of acrylic paints and examines their use historically. Participants will receive a free box of sample size paints and hand-painted color charts. AVA members $10, Nonmembers $25. Please call to reserve. For more information, please contact AVA: 423-265-4282.

Chattanooga African American Museum-"Night to Remember:Featuring Stephanie Mills

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 28-Mar-03

Night To Remember will be held on March 28th this year. The featured entertainment will be Stephanie Mills and the Whispers. Please call CAAM for reservations and further information. For more information, please contact CAAM-Carmen: 423-266-8658, www.CAAMhistory.com.

CSO - Wyatt Recreation Center-"Peter and the Wolf"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 28-Mar-03

The CSO Opera Group is taking their performances to the City of Chattanooga Recreation Centers. The goal is to expose the community, especially children, to orchestral music & opera. Everyone is welcome to attend and the event is free of charge. Please join us for this children's classic! For more information, please contact Linda Rugina: 423-697-1376, www.chattanooga.gov/cpr.

Chattanooga State Professional Theatre Program-"Daughters of the Lone Star State"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

The Professional Theatre Program of CSTCC presents, "Daughters of the Lone Star State", a play by Dell Shores. The director is Sherry Landrum. Please contact Rex Knowles for further information. For more information, please contact Rex Knowles: 423-697-3246.

Arts & Education Council-"Personal Velocity"

Starts 28-Mar-03 Ends 03-Apr-03

Written & directed by Rebecca Miller, Personal Velocity is a triptych of three women at turning points in their lives. As the stories unfold, the film shows its characters as circumstances force them to awaken and discover their inner selves. For more information, please contact AEC: 423-267-1218, www.artsedcouncil.org.

Saturday, March 29, 2003

Ballet Tennessee-"Rhythm, Blues, and Ballet"

Starts 29-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

This production features Jennifer Ringer and James Fayette ot the New York City Ballet and encompasses a broad spectrum of dance styles and music. Jazz, in Swing It, classical on pointe in Allegro Riuichi, modern in Bessie's Blues, and contemporary to the music on Enya. Ticktes are $12.00 - $25.00. Tickets can be purchased throught the Tivoli Box Office and are available at the door. For more information, please contact the Tivoli Box office: 423-757-5050, www.ballettenn@aol.com

CSO - South Chattanooga Recreation Center-"Peter and the Wolf"

Starts 29-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

The CSO Opera Group is taking their performances to the City of Chattanooga Recreation Centers. The goal is to expose the community, especially children, to orchestral music & opera. Everyone is welcome to attend and the event is free of charge. Please join us for this children's classic! For more information, please contact Linda Rugina: 423-697-1376, www.chattanooga.gov/cpr.

AVA-St Luke's United Methodist Church-"Essential Acrylic Techniques"

Starts 29-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

Acrylics are one of the least understood art materials. This class covers all the basics! Color mixing, extending, glazing, matte vs. gloss, and creating textures. AVA members $75, Nonmembers $90. Please call to reserve. For more information, please contact AVA: 423-265-4282.

Choral Arts of Chattanooga-Spring Concert 2003

Starts 29-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

An a cappella trip from the quaint simplicity of pastoral madrigals of the Renaissance to the dignity of the cathedarl and the double-chorus feasts of the 20th century. Featured works: Thompson "A Peaceable Kingdom", Gibbons "The Silver Swan", and several others. Phillip Rice, Conductor For more information, please contact Choral Arts: 423-877-7050.

Chattanooga Theatre Centre-"I Hate Hamlet"

Starts 29-Mar-03 Ends 29-Mar-03

This bright and hilarious comedy about the spirit of the theatre and its favorite Bard will keep you rolling in the aisles. Director is Suzanne Smartt with Josh Ruben starring as Andrew Rally. Please visit the CTC website for more information. For more information, please contact : 423-267-8534, www.TheatreCentre.com.

Sunday, March 30, 2003

Chattanooga State-"Back to Back Bach", The Chamber Orchestra of Tennessee

Starts 30-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

Dr. Richard Cormier presents this program of music by J.S. Bach. Soloists include: Dr. Alan Nichols, Darrin Hasservoort and Christine Hasservoort, and The Chattanooga State Chorale. Please contact Chattanooga State Music Department for more information. For more information, please contact : 423-697-3369.

Dorothy Patten Fine Arts Series: Eroica Trio

Starts 30-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

For more information, please contact UTC Fine Arts Center: 423-755-4371.

Starts 30-Mar-03 Ends 30-Mar-03

Chattanooga Theatre Centre-"I Hate Hamlet"

This bright and hilarious comedy about the spirit of the theatre and its favorite Bard will keep you rolling in the aisles. Director is Suzanne Smartt with Josh Ruben starring as Andrew Rally. Please visit the CTC website for more information. For more information, please contact : 423-267-8534, www.TheatreCentre.com


Signal Mountain Fire Department Fire Prevention Open House Is Oct. 8

Works By Southern Adventist University Art Professor Featured In Downtown Solo Exhibition

Chattanooga Green Prix Returning To Riverfront


The Signal Mountain Fire Department will be hosting an Open House to kick off Fire Prevention Week on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m. at SMFD Station, 5240 Shackleford Ridge Road. Fire trucks ... (click for more)

The School of Visual Art and Design at Southern Adventist University announces associate professor Donald Keefe’s solo exhibition in downtown Chattanooga. Titled “Ambispection,” the exhibition ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Green Prix is back on the riverfront. The event helps regional students, ages nine-18, design and build electric cars they race at a two-day event. Local nonprofit green|spaces ... (click for more)



Happenings

Signal Mountain Fire Department Fire Prevention Open House Is Oct. 8

The Signal Mountain Fire Department will be hosting an Open House to kick off Fire Prevention Week on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m. at SMFD Station, 5240 Shackleford Ridge Road. Fire trucks will be on display, tours of the facility will be held, kids can run a firefighter obstacle course, try out multiple fire education props and Sparky the Fire Dog will be visiting. There will ... (click for more)

Works By Southern Adventist University Art Professor Featured In Downtown Solo Exhibition

The School of Visual Art and Design at Southern Adventist University announces associate professor Donald Keefe’s solo exhibition in downtown Chattanooga. Titled “Ambispection,” the exhibition of drawings and paintings will be hosted by the Association for Visual Arts on Frazier Avenue from Oct. 7 through Nov. 18. Hailing from Des Moines, Iowa, and growing up in Southern California, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Rock Springs, Ga. Woman Arrested In Traffic Death Of Man, 55, On Shallowford Road; Says She Thought She Had Hit A Deer

The Chattanooga Police Traffic Division, through investigation, identified the driver of the vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian last Saturday in the 5900 Block of Shallowford Road. The driver, Sarah Annette Barrett, 49, of Rock Spring, Ga., turned herself into Silverdale Detention Center on warrants obtained by investigators. The victim was 55-year-old Paul Thompson. ... (click for more)

Governor Lee, TN Legislative Leadership Announce Additional Step To Support TBI And Accelerate Testing

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton on Thursday announced a decisive step to accelerate the hiring process for 25 additional forensic lab positions at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Taking this action ahead of the regular budget process will expedite the TBI’s efforts to expand testing capacity and reduce the turnaround ... (click for more)

Opinion

Conservatives And The LGBTQ Community Can Live At Peace With One Another

As one of the founders of Hamilton County Conservatives, I thought I would weigh in with some thoughts on the controversy around the recent drag shows. I certainly don’t speak for all conservatives, but given my history I feel that I understand the hearts and minds of the vast majority of conservatives. I have served on the board of a major GOP County, I have done drive-time conservative ... (click for more)

Respect For Law Enforcement And Citizens

Let's be clear. We all should support law enforcement 100 percent, and their duty to protect, uphold and enforce the law. If not, we shall find ourselves existing in a state of lawlessness, without protection of citizens, property, and enforcement of the law. Neither law enforcement, or citizens, should be pitted against each other. Nor should we allow anti-copism to give reasons ... (click for more)