Arts Calendar

October 25, 2013 

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Theatre Macon presents “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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THEATER

“To Kill a Mockingbird”

8 p.m. Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. Call 478-746-9485 for reservations or purchase tickets online at www.theatremacon.com. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 for students through age 22.

“Menopause the Musical”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $32-$47. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.

“Broken But Not Destroyed”

8 p.m. Oct. 25, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Stage play by Andrea Stroud. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 478-742-2000.

“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. Call 478-757-7387 for tickets. $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).

“Baggage”

8 p.m. Nov. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Comedy directed by Katie Manning. $16 adults; $14 military, students and seniors. 478-929-4579.

“Smoke on the Mountain”

8 p.m. Nov. 14-16 and 21-23; 2 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24, Allen’s Market, 102 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. Directed by John Geist. Presented by the Milledgeville Players in partnership with Allied Arts. Tickets can be purchased in advance only at www.milledgevilleplayers.org or by calling the Milledgeville Players ticket hotline, 478-314-4054. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. $15.

“Love Kills”

7 p.m. Nov. 14-16, 21-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Travel through time and the afterlife in Vladimir Volkoff’s play. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.

“Christmas Belles”

8 p.m. Nov. 15-16 and 22-23, 2 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24, the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players. $15 adults; $12 seniors and students. 478-994-0443.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

“20th Century Beat”

7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Percussionist and Mercer faculty artist Marcus Reddick will perform a selection of modern works. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. 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. Dec. 7: holiday-themed show featuring local hip-hop star Floco Torres. March 1: country music-inspired show featuring special guest JoDee Messina. Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices; balcony seats will be $10 each. Purchase tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-653-8000. www.maconpops.com.

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.

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. 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.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-744-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

Sphinx Virtuosi

7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Hear the premier ensemble of black and Latino string musicians in this family-friendly concert. Free, tickets limited. 478-301-5470.

Mercer Jazz Ensemble

7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Faculty artist Monty Cole will direct the performance. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

Mercer University Orchestra

7:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare will conduct this performance. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

Manhattan Piano Trio

4 p.m. Nov. 10, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Dmitry Kouzov, cello; Wayne Lee, violin; and Milana Strezeva, piano. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free.

Vive La France!

7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A faculty artist recital featuring Martha Malone, soprano, and Carol Goff, piano. The lively continental program will be followed by a dessert reception courtesy of Mercer’s French Department. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

EXHIBITIONS

“Sense of Place”

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

Kim Riner Sculpture

Through Nov. 1, Peacock Gallery, Russell Hall, Middle Georgia State College’s Cochran Campus. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Friday. Charlie Agnew, 478-934-3043 or cagnew@mgc.edu.

iPhoneography Exhibit Opening Reception

Nov. 1, the SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St. Exhibit on display through Nov. 13. 478-238-6630 or www.thesochicompanies.com.

Jailhouse Alley Art Show and Sale

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Fort Valley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 W. Church St., Fort Valley. Original oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings. Betty Cleveland, 478-825-5775. Free admission.

“The Sunrise Show”

Through Nov. 3, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. A solo exhibition of the work of Corrine Colarusso. www.corrinecolarusso.org. www.masmacon.org. 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. www.historicmacon.org. Free.

“Speaking Highly of the South”

Through Nov. 15, Marlor Arts Center, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville. An exhibition of paintings by artist Stan Strickland. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Allied Arts, 478-452-3950, alliedarts@windstream.net or www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

Wesleyan art students exhibition opening reception

6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Group exhibition of Wesleyan art students’ work in drawing, painting, ceramics and photography. Exhibit on display through Jan. 8. 478-757-5189. Free.

“Nina Flores: Traditional Icons by a Modern Master”

Through Dec. 13, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building, Wesleyan College. Free and open to the public. www.wesleyancollege.edu.

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.

“Legends of the Fall Classic: World Series Champions”

Through Dec. 31, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame rotunda, 301 Cherry St. Featuring objects such as manager Bobby Cox’s Atlanta Braves jersey and cap, a set of 1914 Cracker Jack baseball cards and pitcher Kevin Brown’s World Series ring. Museum hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 478-752-1585. Free with museum admission of $3.50-$8.

“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 www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.

“Harriet Tubman: A Moses to Her People”

Ongoing, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. The exhibit uses historic photographs, documents and works of art from the museum’s collection to tell Tubman’s story. 478-743-8544. Free for members, $5-$8 for general public.

AUDITIONS

Macon Pops

6 p.m. Oct. 28, Macon Marriott City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive. Macon Pops will hold open auditions for 50 middle school and 50 high school student singers to join the Macon Pops group for their holiday concert Dec. 7 at the City Auditorium. www.maconpops.com.

“Once Upon a Mattress”

4 p.m. Nov. 2 and 4, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actor’s Company production. Roles for about 20 young people ages 12-19. Bring music and be prepared to sing at least 16 bars with an accompanist. No tapes or CDs. Also, dress comfortably for a dance audition. Production dates are Jan. 11-12 and 17-19. Directed by Jonathan Willis. Musical direction by Ellen Parris. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.

ET CETERA

Call for Submissions: iPhoneography Cellphone Photography Exhibition

This exhibition is open to all cellphone users. All photos must be taken using a cellphone camera. Use of all cellphone apps is acceptable. Submission deadline: Oct. 29. Submission fee: $10 per photo; limit five submissions per person. Submit matted photos in person to the SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St., 478-238-6630 or www.thesochicompanies.com.

Calling all Vendors

The Federated Garden Clubs of Macon is looking for quality and unique artists and vendors to fill their Holiday Marketplace on Dec. 6-8 at the Neel House in Macon. The vendor fee is $100-$125 (three covered porches for $50) for the entire three days, and admission will be free. Interested artists and vendors may contact Becky Meyer, 478-972-5300 or bmeyer05@aol.com, or Suzan Bennett, 478-476-8228 or waynebennett@bellsouth.net.

Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus

7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Claver School, 133 Ward St. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-335-3010.

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