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"



CALEB Launches Call For A Community Bail Fund With October Event

Chattanooga Actions in Love, Equality and Benevolence will host a public event to launch the Hamilton County Bail Fund project on Oct. 18. Its goal is to inform local organizations of the possibilities for a bail fund and the success of similar funds around the country, and to lay the groundwork for next steps in the following months. The Hamilton Community Bail Fund event ... (click for more)

Ryan Cox With HATponics Speaks At Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place hosted  Ryan Cox, owner of HATponics.  Everything they do at HATponics revolves around a passionate commitment to feed people.  As one of the most prolific aquaponics builders in the world, HATponics installed farms just about anywhere you can imagine – from a remote African savanna to an urban classroom. ... (click for more)

Judge Collier Denies New Trial For Ex Pilot Travel Centers President Hazelwood; Did Not File Without 14 Days Of Verdict

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has issued a 48-page order denying a new trial for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood. He said initial Hazelwood attorney Rusty Hardin of Houston, Tex., did not follow federal rules of filing notice of an appeal within 14 days of the verdict. Judge Collier also denied a request by Brad Henry, the new Hazelwood lawyer, for time ... (click for more)

Fight Breaks Out During Friday Dismissal At Central High School; Joshua Maddox, 18, Is Arrested With 3 Juveniles

Earlier Friday afternoon, during dismissal at Central High School, a fight broke out, at which time the SRO assigned to the campus called for additional deputies to respond to the school to assist.  The fight involved several students. Of those involved, three juvenile students were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center for disorderly conduct. Joshua Maddox, ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous - And Response (4)

Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dumb Ain’t A Crime

As half of America wonders how a Texas school superintendent still has a job, the other half of the country now understands that being dumb is no crime. Minutes after the Houston Texans dropped a ugly 20-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, an upset educator – obviously with a full head of steam -- pounded this sentence out on his Facebook page: “That may have been the most ... (click for more)