Arts Calendar

December 27, 2013 

THEATER

“Once Upon a Mattress”

8 p.m. Jan. 11, 17-18; 2:30 p.m. Jan. 12 and 19, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actor’s Company presentation. Directed by Jonathan Willis. Tickets may be purchased at the door only; the box office opens an hour before showtime. YAC subscribers only may call the hotline on the day of the performance and leave a reservation on the answering machine. 478-746-9485. $18 for adults; $12 for children and students.

National Theatre Live

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 3 p.m. Jan. 5 and 19: “Frankenstein.” 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

The 2013-2014 Broadway Series

The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. “Bring it On: The Musical”: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21-22. “Man of La Mancha”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23. “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”: 7 p.m. March 12-13. “Ten Tenors on Broadway”: 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 29. 478-301-5470.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Douglas Jurs and Franklin Gross, pianists

3 p.m. Jan. 12, First United Methodist Church, 205 North Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Presented by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. Tickets are available at the door. www.wrconcert.org. info@wrconcert.org. $15 adults, all students free.

“The Magic Flute, Jr.!”

5:30 p.m. Jan. 13-14, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A special one-hour performance for kids. Presented by Mercer University Opera. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu.

“The Magic Flute”

7:30 p.m. Jan. 16-18, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercer University Opera. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. $10 at the door; free for any student or with a Mercer ID.

Third Thursday Organ Interludes

Noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Jan. 16: Young Artists in Concert. Feb. 20: Mac Fogle. 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.

“Turn Up the Bass”

7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Pops-style crossover concert featuring John Patitucci, bass; Matt Catingub, saxophone; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Lawrence Dutton, viola; Steve Moretti, drums; and the MCS Ensemble. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings as part of the Fabian Concert Series. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. $12 at the door and free for all students or with a Mercer ID.

Bruce Adolphe

4 p.m. Jan. 26, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free.

Master Class on Creative Musicianship

10 a.m. Jan. 27, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. With composer Bruce Adolphe. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

EXHIBITIONS

“Festival of Trees”

Through Dec. 29, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Exhibition features Christmas trees decorated by local artists and organizations. 478-477-3232 or www.masmacon.org. Free with museum admission of $5-$10.

“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.

Wesleyan art students exhibition

Through Jan. 8, East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Group exhibition of Wesleyan art students’ work in drawing, painting, ceramics and photography. 478-757-5189. Free.

“The Excavation of Lost Souls”

Through Jan. 11, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Featuring a selection of mixed media paintings by Ulysses Marshall. Free for members, $5-$8 for general public. 478-743-8544. www.tubmanmuseum.com.

Craig Coleman

Through Jan. 17, 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, cagnew@mgc.edu. Free.

AUDITIONS

“The Three Musketeers”

4 p.m. Jan. 4-6, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actor’s Company production. There are roles for about 25 young people ages 12-19. Production dates are March 1-9. Directed by Kelly Mann. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.

“Little Old Ladies in Tennis Shoes”

7:30 p.m. Jan. 6-7, Warner Robins Little Theater, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Comedy directed by Jerry Reppert. Play dates: Feb. 14-March 1. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.

ET CETERA

Call for Artists: “Flowers in the Sun”

The exhibit is open to all Middle Georgia artists, 18 or older and out of high school. The exhibit will be on display Jan. 17-Feb. 14. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Jan. 14. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 478-744-9557 or email middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net.

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