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"


CPD Releases Robbery Trend And Safety Reminder

Cranfield Rowell: No More Flip Phones, Please

Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Honors Veterans


The Chattanooga Police Department says it is seeing an increase in robberies involving people who are buying/selling items via online classified apps and websites. "Three such robberies were ... (click for more)

Around 20 years ago it was uncommon to see or know someone who used, or owned, a cellular phone. If a person had a mobile phone they were ‘somebody’. Those mobile phones looked like the large ... (click for more)

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place hosted featured speaker Joe Dana as club members paid their respects and honored Rotary Club members and guests who are veterans. Mr. Dana was ... (click for more)


Happenings

CPD Releases Robbery Trend And Safety Reminder

The Chattanooga Police Department says it is seeing an increase in robberies involving people who are buying/selling items via online classified apps and websites. "Three such robberies were committed in the past week. The victims were robbed at gunpoint of items they were trying to sell along with other personal items," officials said. As a crime prevention measure, CPD reminds ... (click for more)

Cranfield Rowell: No More Flip Phones, Please

Around 20 years ago it was uncommon to see or know someone who used, or owned, a cellular phone. If a person had a mobile phone they were ‘somebody’. Those mobile phones looked like the large cordless phone you’d find on the wall in your living room or kitchen. As time went on those phones became smaller. A couple of years later cellular phones transitioned into just ‘cell phones’, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

City Council Considering Interim Ordinance Curbing Development Of Steep Slopes, Floodplains

The City Council is considering action soon on an interim ordinance curbing development of steep slopes and floodplains. The measure would limit development of slopes of 33 percent grade or more to 20 percent of those steep grades. It would allow no more than 51 percent of a floodplain to be developed. A large number of developers in the audience indicated they are strongly ... (click for more)

Chicago Drug Dealer Who Supplied Large Amount Of Heroin To Chattanooga Contacts Found Guilty By Federal Jury

A Chicago drug dealer who prosecutors said supplied a large amount of heroin to sources in Chattanooga was found guilty by a federal jury in Chattanooga on Tuesday. James Silas, 50, was convicted of conspiring to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin. Sentencing is set for April 24 at 2 p.m. by Judge Curtis Collier, who presided over the trial. Based on a prior drug ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks To First Volunteer Bank

Thank you to the Highway 58 branch of First Volunteer Bank. On behalf of the Ernie Pyle Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, I would like to express our appreciation to the manager and staff of the HIghway 58 Branch of First Volunteer Bank for putting on a Veterans Day lunch in the lobby of your bank on Friday, Nov. 9. It was a cold and rainy day and Army, Marines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Easy Eddie’ & Butch

Not an hour’s drive from where I now sit is one of the best restaurants in all of Tennessee. Its been some years since I last ate supper at High Point, a legendary mansion restored to elegance by the current owners but, back in the ‘60s, I got a wide-eyed teenager’s peek at the place one Sunday afternoon. What’s this? 14-inch walls filled with sand to stop a G-man’s bullet? Escape ... (click for more)