WUTC's Michael Edward Miller talks to the director and cast members from the Theater For The New South, which is performing Circle Mirror Transformation, a play about five people participating in a drama class who wind up revealing personal information and secrets while playing acting games. The play opens 11/8 at the South Chattanooga Recreation Center.
On November 7th, Reflections Gallery on Lee Highway is hosting a reception for the artists featured in the upcoming exhibition, Fine Art Landscapes. All of the paintings in the exhibition are by local artists, one of whom, Lee Fritch, talked to Richard Winham about his life and work. The exhibition will run from November 2013 to January 2014.
Proceeds from an upcoming Ender's Game screening in Chattanooga will benefit the local Muse of Fire Project and will feature local actor Stevie Ray Dallimore, who is in the film.
From a media release:
Participants in a local playwriting workshop get to see one of their mentors on the big screen this Saturday as Stevie Ray Dallimore, Artistic Director of The Muse of Fire Project, appears alongside Harrison Ford and Viola Davis in the sci-fi blockbuster Ender’s Game.
In 2011, Sheriff Jim Hammond created the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating partnerships between local business and law enforcement. The Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Foundation provides pertinent training and state-of-the-art technology to local officers.
On November 7th, the foundation is having a luncheon at the Chattanoogan Hotel to provide the public with information about the organization, as well as presenting speaker Mark Kroeker, former chief of police in Portland, Oregon.
“An Evening Of Opera” will celebrate two anniversaries, the 200th birth anniversary of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi and the 100th anniversary of British composer Benjamin Britten. Scenes from both composers will be presented along with other operas. UTC’s Director Of Opera Perry Ward will also perform with UTC students on Friday, November 1st at 7:30 PM in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall at UTC’s Fine Arts Center.
Let us work not as colored people nor as white people for the narrow benefit of any group alone, but together, as American citizens, for the common good of our common city, our common country.” –- Ruth Standish Baldwin
Hunter Museum of American Art's annual gala Spectrum takes place on November 9th. The event will host both silent and live art auctions. Proceeds from the auction will support a number of programs, exhibitions, and collections at the museum.
This year, the Museum procured art from Brooklyn, Asheville, Kansas City, and Chattanooga for the event.
On November 1st, there will be a preview party for the art being auctioned, as well as a brunch party on November 3rd.