A collaboration with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Music, Art, and Theater departments along with the artistic creations of local school children brings together a project more than a year in the making. FACADE will be performed on Thursday September 5th in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center on UTC's campus.
As part of the on-going series Crafted by Southern Hands in Warehouse Row, two print shops are going to demonstrating the hands on art of letter press printing on Friday evening beginning at 5:30 in Warehouse Row. As well as the opportunity to try your hand at printing, the reception will also be offering local food from Champy’s and Southern Burger and handcrafted beers from the Chattanooga Brewing Company.
The Free at Last exhibit explains how Tennessee slaves secured freedom with the help of the Union Army. Contraband camps controlled by Union Army troops led to the develop of communities throughout Middle and West Tennessee during the Reconstruction Era, between 1865 and 1877. The four-panel display emphasizes the significance of emancipation as a result of the Civil War. The exhibit runs through October 1st at the Chattanooga’s Bessie Smith Cultural Center.
The Biennial 2013 UTC Department of Art Faculty Exhibit is on display at UTC’s Fine Arts Center. Fifteen UTC faculty members are showcasing paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography, as well as conceptual and time-based media. Works are on display inside the Cress Gallery Of Art, located in the lobby of the UTC Fine Arts Center. The exhibit runs until Friday, October 4, 2013.
Becky Wooley's Grit and Grace mystery novels feature amateur detectives Grit Griffin and Grace Willis, two churchgoing sleuths whose cases are often entangled with church drama and theological questions.
Having produced the Patten Performances series at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for six years now, Bob Boyer is confident he has the series back on track. When he took over ticket sales were lackluster and the series was moribund. For the first three years he booked sure-fire acts, and slowly began re-building the audience for the heritage fine arts program.
An interview with Teneka Dye, artistic director of Recreate Café
It's no surprise that the homeless and non-homeless lead different lives in different ways. But what would happen if the two could switch for the day, the homeless become non-homeless and vice versa? An upcoming event called Walk in My Shoes will test what happens when the two populations switch.
The Open Press, a project started by Matt Greenwell, head of the Art department at UTC, and Paul Rustand, the creative director at Widgets and Stone, a local design company, resulted from their mutual passion for hands-on creativity. They are both comfortable using the tools and techniques of the digital age, but at the same time they both have a yen for a time when everything moved a little more slowly, and the work produced had the immediately recognizable stamp of an artisanal, made by hand product. Not necessarily perfect, but(for them) beautiful in its imperfection.
Chattanooga, Tennessee author Shane Berryhill and Waynesville, North Carolina artist James E. Lyle collaborated to create Game of Horror, a graphic novel described as "The Hunger Games meets classic monster cinema in an action-packed tale of terror."
In the story, an undead girl named Lily fights ghouls in a combat tournament, and the tale is meant as an allegory for human trafficking. The creators are seeking Kickstarter funds to publish the graphic novel.
Jessica Nunn is a gifted musician. She placed first on viola in 2005 in the annual statewide competition organized by the Tennessee Music Education Association. But while she is a gifted performer, Jessica is equally enthusiastic about teaching.
Natalie Chanin is a designer/entrepreneur who runs Alabama Chanin, a company where all the clothing is hand-made. An Alabama native, she combined slow, Southern barbecue and experimental fashion by hickory-smoking dresses. Her dresses will be on display in Chattanooga at Warehouse Row starting Thursday, July 25th. An opening reception is planned from 6 - 8 p.m., as well as a a Trunk Show at Amanda Pinson Jewelry on 7/26 and 7/27 and a workshop at SPACE on 7/27.