Painting Workshop: Swirly Flowers
Artsy-U, 5084 S. Terrace, (423) 321-2317, artsychattanooga.com
Painting Workshop: Sunset Palm
This is a 2-3 hour class. Doors open 45 minutes in advance for registration and seating. Please arrive by 6:45 PM. Cost includes 16×20 canvas and painting materials. Bring your beverage of choice alcoholic or non-alcoholic and any snacks to go with it if you like. We have smocks, cups and wine openers. All night classes are 12 and older. 20×24 canvas available for an additional $10. Uptown Art, 2 Cherokee Blvd Suite 100, (423) 602-8580, uptownart.com/Chattanooga
Copper into Steel, Slim Pickins
JJ’s Bohemia, 231 E. MLK Blvd. (423) 266-1400, www.jjsbohemia.com
We Were Promised Jetpacks
with Honeyblood – Rhythm & Brews, 221 Market St. rhythm-brews.com
The high-octane, suit-wearing blistering jazz duo GHOST TREES from Charlotte, NC, takes equal inspiration from punk and indie music as it does from revolutionary ‘60s free jazz. Its members – tenor saxophonist Brent Bagwell, who was called Charlotte’s most adventurous reedsman by Creative Loafing, and percussionist Seth Nanaa – have played in heavy touring vehicles such as INDIAN SUMMER, PYRAMID, and THE EASTERN SEABOARD, which has recorded for the legendary Italian jazz label Black Saint. Ghost Trees website: www.ghost-trees.com
Listen to Ghost Trees on Bandcamp: futurerecordings.bandcamp.com/album/ghost-trees. Barking Legs Theater, 1307 Dodds Ave. barkinglegs.org.
ReForm: A Habitat for Humanity Exhibition
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga and AVA have partnered for an exhibit centered around the theme of home and Habitat’s mission to bring people together to build homes and communities. Area artists were asked to submit works of art for the exhibit keeping this theme in mind and utilizing repurposed materials, with many of the repurposed materials coming directly from Habitat’s ReStore.
Proceeds from all works sold will be divided evenly three ways between the artist, Habitat for Humanity and AVA. The exhibit runs from March 7-28 with and opening reception on Friday, March 7 from 5:30-8pm. Participating artists are: Adam Kirby, Ann Steverson, Karen Rudolph, Andrew Nigh, Stephen Nemecek, and Carrie Pendergrass. Also on view in the Landis Student Gallery: Works from Chattanooga Christian School.
Gallery at Blackwell
The Photographic Society of Chattanooga has its Gallery at Blackwell for members to display prints of their work. The current exhibit theme is “Creative”, but other subjects are also displayed. The Gallery at Blackwell, 71 Eastgate Loop. 423-344-5643 – www.chattanoogaphoto.org.
The shift of light and color inspire the art in River Gallery’s March exhibit Impressions. With an authentic color pallet husband and wife team, Jeff and Yaffa Todd, breathe life into their glass work, producing pieces that embrace Nature with the flow of light and hue. Painter Mia Merlin’s bright scenes move before your eyes with excited brush strokes and luminous color; one can almost hear the people and activity. Joe Parrott masterfully harmonizes the play between light and shadow, creating an elusive moment of time in his oil paintings. River Gallery, 400 E. Second Street, (423) 265-5033, river-gallery.com
Scenic City International Photo Exhibition
Photographic Society of Chattanooga, 3921 Murray Hills. The Photographic Society of Chattanooga is holding its 5th Annual Scenic City International Photo Exhibition (SCIPE). PSC began accepting submissions on March 1, 2014, and the deadline to submit digital images is May 9, 2014. Entries can be submitted at www.chattanoogaphoto.org/scipe. There are two categories for submission: Color Open and Color Landscapes. Four images can be entered in each category for a total of eight images. The entry fee is $12 USD for one or both sections. For more information email email@example.com.
“Satan’s Breath” Exhibit
Photographer Virginia Webb will exhibit her new black and white photographs, “Satan’s Breath” during March at In-Town Gallery as this month’s featured artist on the front wall. She will share her recent photography adventures with visitors at the opening reception from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on the First Friday, March 7, in the gallery.
“Satan’s Breath” is a collection of industrial black and white photographs of an American thermal plant that has been in constant operation since 1893.Webb seeks to reveal to an audience what caught her attention and would not let go until she had stalked and exploited it from every possible direction. “A strong, tall subject caught in early morning light is a gift. My camera will not be denied,” Webb said. In-Town Gallery, 26A Frazier Ave. (423) 267-9214, intowngallery.com
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance Civil Rights Era and Beyond
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance Civil Rights Era and Beyond, an exhibit from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, opens to the public February 14 – May 25, 2014. This exhibition presents a selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, and photographs by forty-three black artists who explored the African American experience from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights era and the decades beyond, which saw tremendous social and political changes. www.huntermuseum.org
Matress Firm Community Food Drive
Mattress Firm Food Drive for The Chattanooga Area Food Bank! March 1st – April 30th. Our Mission is to help feed the community of Chattanooga and Dalton, while helping the community sleep happy!! Goal is 1,200 lbs of food. Please help Mattress Firm fight against hunger by donating non-perishable food items at any Mattress Firm location:
7200 Shallowford Rd
5505 Hwy 153 Hixson
5724 Hwy 123 Hixson
4335 Keith St Cleveland
845 Shugart St Cleveland
3045 Dug Gap Rd Dalton, GA
“FACES AROUND THE CROSS”
“FACES AROUND THE CROSS” begins TUESDAY, March 4, at 7 pm. During this Tuesday series, see a re-enactment of people who met Jesus. How does Jesus make a difference in their lives? Experience the Bible in a new way! March 4: JOHN: From Son of Thunder to the Apostle of Love March 11: JUDAS: “Listen to Me!” March 18: PETER: A Man of BIG Mistakes. March 25: CAIAPHAS: High Priest with Low Understanding April 1: THE AUGUR: Roman Royal Interpreter of Dreams April 8: PONTIUS PILATE: It’s All About Power! April 15: THE CENTURION: The Toughest, Meanest Man in Town Hosted by Ladd Springs Adventist Church, 5860 Bates Pike SE, Cleveland. This series is free and the community is invited. 423-396-3318