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"



Center For Creative Arts Hosts 18th Annual Chattanooga Dances!

The 18th annual Chattanooga Dances! concert will be presented in the Center for Creative Arts Auditorium Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The concert highlights the city’s non-profit dance organizations, along with those schools that maintain a full dance curriculum. Companies appearing on this year’s concert will be Ballet Tennessee, Barger Academy’s Movement Makers, Baylor’s Verve, ... (click for more)

The Annual Sandy Erickson Race For Christian Education Benefits Students And ALS

The Greater Collegedale School System began a 5K and Kids Fun Run seven years ago, in honor of Sandy Erickson, a teacher who taught first grade for over 20 years at A.W. Spalding Elementary School. "Mrs. Erickson cared deeply for each of her students, working one-on-one to enhance their success. When diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), she kept her cheery attitude and ... (click for more)

Heavy Rains Flooding Many Roads, Some Businesses

Heavy rains throughout Monday brought water over many Hamilton County roads and into some businesses. The front area of the Mapco in the 8100 block of Standifer Gap Road was a small lake. The Sheriff's Office said, "Drivers in the Middle Valley and East Brainerd Road areas are encouraged to avoid driving in low lying areas. All drivers should exercise caution. "Drivers ... (click for more)

Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)

Why I'm Voting Republican And So Should You

For much of my life, the commitment to the Democratic Party has puzzled me. I was raised to analyze both sides of issues and to make an intelligent decision based upon that information. The values of self-reliance, hard work, and individual liberty that I grew up with were the same American values that have made this country exceptional. As I have grown older, I have witnessed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s So Sad For Me

I cannot remember a time in my life when I have been as saddened by such a travesty that has now erupted in the confirmation process that would place Brett Kavanaugh on our Supreme Court. I am sad for every single person who has been touched by this catastrophe, from 85-year-old Dianne Feinstein to Brett’s wife and two young daughters, ages 13 and 10. Not a person, in any way involved, ... (click for more)