Arts Calendar

November 8, 2013 



8 p.m. Nov. 8-9, 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 or by calling the Milledgeville Players ticket hotline, 478-314-4054. $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.

“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. Directed by Marion McDougall. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and military. 478-994-0443.

“She’s Got Issues, What Woman Doesn’t”

7 p.m. Nov. 29, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Blvd. 478-345-2995 or 478-742-2000. $20 advance, $25 at door.


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. Nov. 9: “Tosca”; 12:55 p.m. Dec. 14: “Falstaff.” 478-744-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

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 Free.

Master Class withValerie Trujillo

10 a.m. Nov. 13, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Florida State University professor Valerie Trujillo shares her opera and concert experience with vocal and collaborative piano students. 478-301-5751 or Free.

Middle Georgia State Chamber Singers Fall Concert

3 p.m. Nov. 17, Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Special guests include Patty Baser, violinist, and Wayne Jones, bass-baritone. Directed by Rebecca Lanning, or 478-471-5773. Free.

Wesleyan’s Annual Fall Recital

7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Voice, piano and organ students perform solo repertoire. 478-757-5259. Free.

“Live From Spain!”

7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Houston County High School Auditorium, Warner Robins. A performance by Mercer University’s Wind Ensemble. Conductors Douglas Hill and Enric Parreño lead this performance featuring the Houston County High School Symphonic Band. 478-301-5751 or Free.

Norman McClean Master Class

3-5 p.m. Nov. 20, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. With mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato. 478-757-5259.

Gala Vocal Chamber Concert

7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Featuring mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, flutist Peter H. Bloom and pianist Mary Jane Rupert. 478-757-5259.

“A Little Knight Music”

1 p.m. Nov. 21, Arts Complex Rehearsal Hall, Middle Georgia State College’s Macon campus. Presented by music students. Rebecca Lanning, or 478-471-5773.

Guest Artist Recital

7:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Robert Swan, piano. 478-301-5751 or Free.

Third Thursday Organ Interludes

Noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Nov. 21: Robin Jenkins. Dec. 19: Nelda Chapman. The 30-minute concerts are followed by an optional lunch in the church Social Hall. 478-745-1631. All concerts are free, but donations to the Family Advancement Ministry are welcomed. Lunch is $5 per person.

University of North Georgia String Orchestra

7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Hawkinsville Opera House, 42 Lumpkin St., Hawkinsville. The program will feature Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,” along with works by Edvard Grieg, Bela Bartok and Cody Brookshire. Conducted by Joe Chapman. Presented by the Hawkinsville/Pulaski County Arts Council Inc. $10.

“Thanksgiving Song”

3 p.m. Nov. 24, Newton Chapel, Mercer University. Stanley L. Roberts will conduct this performance in which Mercer Singers will join the Women’s Choir. 478-301-5751 or Free.

“Home for the Holidays”

4 p.m. Dec. 1, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Enjoy your favorite holiday music as Townsend School of Music dean David Keith conducts the Choral Society of Middle Georgia, Macon Symphony Orchestra and Mercer University Children’s Choir. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12. For tickets, call 478-301-5300 or buy online at

Festive Flutes

7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Kelly Via will be directing this performance by the Mercer Flute Choir. 478-301-5751 or Free.

Griffin Choral Arts

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. “Christmas with Griffin Choral Arts”: Dec. 5, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Tickets are available at the door or in advance. 888-SING1-88 or $10 general admission (unless noted).

“Sing and Rejoice!”

7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. Join Mercer University Children’s Choirs for a beautiful, musical re-telling of the Christmas story. Presented by Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or $10 at the door.

Macon Pops

All concerts at the City Auditorium, 415 First St. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7: holiday-themed show featuring local hip-hop star Floco Torres. 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.


“Simply Fabulous, Darling” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m. Nov. 8, Art on the Avenue Fine Art Gallery, 2368 Ingleside Ave. Meet the artists and enjoy music by Suzanne Minarcine. Exhibition on display through the holidays. 478-743-3720. Free.

“The Excavation of Lost Souls” Opening Reception

6-8 p.m. Nov. 8, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Featuring a selection of mixed media paintings by Ulysses Marshall. Reception with the artist, refreshments and music by Dean Brown and Dubshak; $5 non-members, free to members. Exhibition on display through Jan. 11. 478-743-8544.

iPhoneography Exhibition

Through Nov. 13, the SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St. 478-238-6630 or

“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, or

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. Exhibition on display through Jan. 8. 478-757-5189. Free.

“Planes and Trains” Exhibition

Nov. 23-Dec. 1 (except Nov. 28), Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. The Middle Georgia Model Railroad Club hosts an exhibition of large model train displays and other railroad related exhibits. Club members will be on hand to answer questions about model trains and the hobby of model railroading. Free.


Through Nov. 30, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring art by Marlin Adams, Warren Griffin, Stacy Ingram and Gloria Smith. 478-743-6940. Free.


Through Nov. 30, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. “Supernaturals” is a series of paintings by Atlanta artist Jeremy Hughes that feature women as superheroes. 478-238-6051.

Macon “Then & Now”

See the exhibition during 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.


Call for Artists: “Your Backyard”

Middle Georgia Art Association, 2330 Ingleside Ave. This exhibit is open to all Middle Georgia painters, 18 or older and out of high school. The exhibition will be on display Nov. 15-30. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Nov. 12. Prospectus and entry forms are available at For more information, call the gallery, 478-744-9557, or email Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday.

Call for Artists: Big Click Photography Contest and Exhibition

Allied Arts will be accepting entries Nov. 12-15. The Big Click is open to adult photographers in the Middle Georgia area. Film, digital and digitally enhanced images will be accepted. Photographs and entry forms should be brought between 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to the Marlor House, 201 North Wayne St., Milledegeville. To obtain an official entry form, contact Allied Arts at 478-452-3950 or by email at or visit The entry fee is $15 for members of the Friends of Allied Arts and $18 for non-members and entitles participants to submit a maximum of three entries.

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, or Suzan Bennett, 478-476-8228 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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