Arts Calendar

October 4, 2013 


“The Alley Cats”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-6, Perry United Methodist Church, 1002 Carroll St., Perry. A comedy presented by the Middle Georgia comedy troupe CenterStage for Christ. All proceeds will benefit the charity Family Promise. A dessert buffet is included. Nursery is provided. For information, contact Diane Kinsley, 478-318-9696. $10.

“Dracula: The Ballet”

8 p.m. Oct. 9, Russell Auditorium, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville. Presented by Atlantic City Ballet. Tickets may be purchased at, 478-452-3950 or $15; $12 for members of the Friends of Allied Arts; Georgia College students are admitted with their Bobcat ID.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m. Oct. 11-12 and 16-19; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. $18 adults; $15 seniors and students. Tickets on sale Oct. 7. 477-3342.

“The Ugly Duckling” and “The Tortoise and the Hare”

9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Moving sculpture and electro-luminescent puppetry brings to life these timeless tales in a dramatic performance by Lightwire Theatre. 478-301-5470. $5-$7.

National Theatre Live

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 20: “Macbeth.” Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

“Miss Electricity”

10 a.m. Oct. 19, The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. By Kathryn Walat; presented by the Children’s Theater Troupe of the Backlot Players. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $2. 478-994-0443.

“Doubt: A Parable”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 2; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Arts Complex Theatre, Middle Georgia State College’s Macon campus. By John Patrick Shanley. Reserved seat tickets on sale Oct. 14. 478-757-7387. $8 general admission; $5 senior citizens and other students; free for MGSC students, faculty and staff (must present a valid MGSC ID. Limit two tickets per person).


The Metropolitan Opera Live

Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas, 2980 Watson Blvd., Centerville. 12:55 p.m. Oct. 5: “Eugene Onegin”; 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26: “The Nose”; 12:55 p.m. Nov. 9: “Tosca”; 12:55 p.m. Dec. 14: “Falstaff”; 12:55 p.m. Feb. 8: “Rusalka”; noon March 1: “Prince Igor”; 12:55 p.m. March 15: “Werther”; 12:55 p.m. April 5: “La Boheme”; 12:55 p.m. April 26: “Cosi Fan Tutte”; 12:55 p.m. May 10: “La Cenerentola.” 478-744-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

Eugenia Zukerman, flutist

3 p.m. Oct. 6, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. $15 adults; free for students.

Cello in the Spotlight

7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Ruchard Aaron and Julie Albers, cellos; faculty musician Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; and Rebecca Albers, viola. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. $12. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at

Ben Altman, guitarist

7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. Free. 478-301-5470.

Macon Symphony Orchestra

All performances at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., unless otherwise noted. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12: “Magic and Enchantment” conducted by Shizuo Kuwahara; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1: “Home for the Holidays” conducted by David Keith; 7:30 p.m. April 5: “Shakespeare in Love” conducted by Yaniv Segal; and 7:30 p.m. May 3: “MSO Goes Hollywood” conducted by Roderick Cox. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12.

Student Chamber Ensemble in Concert

7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Bell House Parlor, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Free.

“All Roads Lead to Vienna”

Oct. 15, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Rebecca Lanning, mezzo soprano; and Townsend faculty artist Ian Altman, piano. Presented by Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. Free.

Master Class with Rebecca Lanning

10 a.m. Oct. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. The mezzo soprano will lead a vocal master class for Townsend student singers. Presented by Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. Free.

Macon Concert Association

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Oct. 18: Escher String Quartet. Dec. 12: Steve Baughman and Robin Bullock, guitarists. Feb. 6: Steven Lin, pianist. March 20: Sarah Geller, violinist, and Allison Franzetti, pianist. For tickets, call 478-301-5470. Season subscription: $80 adults, $40 students. Individual concert tickets: $25 adults, $15 students.

Griffin Choral Arts

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. “Jubilation!”: Oct. 17, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. “Christmas with Griffin Choral Arts”: Dec. 5, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. “Masterworks: A Mother’s Tears”: March 28-29, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin; $15. “To Thee, My Country”: May 1, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. Tickets are available at the door or in advance. 888-SING1-88 or $10 general admission (unless noted).

“Strange Dreams”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A faculty artist recital featuring Monty Cole, saxophone; Jean Roberts, piano; and Mercus Reddick, percussion. Presented by Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. Free.

Macon Pops

All concerts at the City Auditorium, 415 First St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26: “Dancing Through the Decades” featuring big band music. Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices; balcony seats will be $10 each. Purchase tickets online at or by calling 800-653-8000.

Candler Singers

4 p.m. Oct. 27, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Barbara Day Miller, conductor. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free. Mercer Jazz Ensemble

7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University. Faculty artist Monty Cole will direct the performance. 478-301-5751 or Free.


“Sense of Place” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m. Oct. 4, Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring work by local artists James Bodell and Daly Smith. Exhibit runs through Oct. 31. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-743-6940. Free.

“Speaking Highly of the South” Opening Reception

1-3 p.m. Oct. 6, Marlor Arts Center, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville. An exhibition of paintings by artist Stan Strickland. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Allied Arts, 478-452-3950, or


Through Oct. 11, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. 478-744-9557, or Free.

“Art of Daly Smith”

Weekends through Oct. 13, Generations Gallery of Indian Springs, 1825 Ga. 42 South, Flovilla.

“Measure for Measure”

Through Oct. 18, Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. Encaustic method works by Michele Schuff. Free. 478-445-7025.

“The Sunrise Show”

Through Nov. 3, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Forsyth Road. A solo exhibition of the work of Corrine Colarusso. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

Macon “Then & Now”

See the exhibit during October at Middle Georgia State College, 100 College Station Drive; November at Macon Marriott City Center lobby, 240 Coliseum Drive. Featuring archival photographs of historic Macon properties alongside photographs of their present-day appearance. Free.

Yunzhu Lin exhibition

Through Dec. 13, West Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. An exhibition of 20 original paintings by First Class National Artist Yunzhu Lin, representing the highest level of Chinese painting and reflecting the essence and beauty of Chinese culture. 478-757-5228. Free.

“Titanoboa: Monster Snake”

Through Jan. 25, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Exhibit features a full-scale model of the remains of the largest snake in the world, measuring 48 feet long, plus information about its discovery and clips from a Smithsonian Channel documentary. 478-477-3232 or $5-$10.


“The Wizard of Oz”

2 p.m. Oct. 12 for munchkins ages 6-12; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13-14 for teens and adults, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Production dates are Dec. 6-15. Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing 16 bars. 477-3342.

“Live at the Douglass”

6 p.m. Oct. 14, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Seeking vocalists, vocal groups, rappers and dance groups to audition for a performance Oct. 19 at the Douglass. First prizes will be be $200. Isaac Lightfoot, 478-742-3122.

Middle Georgia Concert Band

7-9 p.m. Mondays, Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Way off Wesleyan Drive. Membership is open to all wind and percussion players. Ages 17 through 97. 478-390-4248.


One City Art Festival

First Friday Art Crawl: 5-9 p.m. Oct. 4, downtown galleries and museums (Tubman African American Museum, 567 Center for Renewal, Macon Arts Alliance, Contemporary Arts Exchange), free. “Paint the Village” special exhibit and reception: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. demo, 6 p.m. reception, Oct. 5, Middle Georgia Art Association, 2330 Ingleside Ave., free. Three art exhibits: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, free.

“Colors of Autumn” Call for Artists

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit open to artists in all media. Must be 18 years old and out of high school to enter. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Oct. 15. Prospectus and entry forms are available at The exhibit will run Oct. 18-Nov. 8. 478-744-9557 or

Middle Georgia Dulcimer Club

1-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Young America Music School, 6361 Zebulon Road. Free. 478-968-0684.

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