Arts Calendar

February 7, 2014 

THEATER

“Deadwood Saloon”

8 p.m. Feb. 7-8 and 14-15, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. An audience-participation murder mystery dinner theater. Actors from Robins Air Force Base and Warner Robins Little Theatre; dinner catered by Shane’s Rib Shack. $30 per person, $50 per couple. www.museumofaviation.org. 478-926-6870.

“Our Town”

8 p.m. Feb. 7-8, 12-15; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. Box office hours: 1-6 p.m. Call 478-477-3342 or 478-471-PLAY. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students (up to age 23).

“A Bench in the Sun”

8 p.m. Feb. 7-8, 14-15; 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16, Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Directed by Kim Ducheneau. The box office will be open 4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and two hours prior to show time on show days. 478-994-0443. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and active military; group rates available.

“Charlotte’s Web”

9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10-11, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $5-$7. www.thegrandmacon.com. 478-301-5470.

“Picasso at the Lapin Agile”

7 p.m. Feb. 13-15, 20-22; 2 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Directed by Marian Zielinski; written by Steve Martin. 478-301-2974 (9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays) or 478-207-4170. $5 at the door.

“Rabbit Hole”

7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15; 2 p.m. Feb. 16, Arts Complex Theatre, Middle Georgia State College Macon campus, and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18-19, Russell Fine Arts Building, Cochran campus. Not recommended for children under age 13. Directed by Sydney H. Chalfa, 478-471-5792 or sydney.chalfa@mga.edu. $8 general public; $6 senior citizens; $5 non-MGSC students; free to MGSC students, faculty and staff with college ID.

Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man”

8 p.m. Feb. 14-15, 21-22; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-20, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. Call 478-746-9485 for reservations beginning Feb. 10 or purchase tickets at www.theatremacon.com. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students through age 22.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Choral Heritage Festival

Feb. 7-8, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring Howard, Central and Southwest high school choruses with Paul Kwami, guest clinician. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org.

Mad About Chamber Winds II

7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A performance by Mercer’s Chamber Wind Ensembles; conducted by Douglas Hill. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. 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. Feb. 8: “Rusalka”; noon March 1: “Prince Igor”; 12:55 p.m. March 15: “Werther”; 12:55 p.m. April 5: “La Boheme.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

Fisk Jubilee Singers

7 p.m. Feb. 8, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Performing a cappella renditions of Negro spirituals. Also featuring the All-Douglass Heritage Choir. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. $15-$25.

Sing Brother! Sing Sister!

3 p.m. Feb. 9, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Annual recital of Negro spirituals. Also, “The Heavens Declare the Glory” opening reception for the art exhibition by Claude Clark. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. Free.

Harpist Calista Ann Koch

3 p.m. Feb. 9, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. 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.

Faculty Artist Recital

7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Richard Kosowski, tenor, and Carol Goff, piano. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, First Presbyterian Day School, 5671 Calvin Drive. Performances by the full orchestra, string orchestra, and select chamber ensembles. Free. 478-301-5502.

Wesleyannes

8 p.m. Feb. 15, Little Carnegie of the South, 1954 Forsyth St. Featuring Nadine Cheek, soprano, and Chenny Gann, piano. Ceramic and print exhibition in the gallery by students from Wesleyan College. Parking is located at 1910 Forsyth St. Shuttle service provided. $35 adults; $30 seniors; $25 students; $10 Wesleyan students. For reservations, call Louise Barfield at 478-256-3388.

AUDITIONS

“The All Night Strut”

7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-10, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. An evening filled with jazz, blues, bebop and standards. Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. Bring sheet music of a song of your choice and be prepared to sing 16 bars. Production dates: March 21-30.

ET CETERA

Call for Artists: Winter Arts Festival

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. The exhibit is open to all Middle Georgia artists 18 or older and out of high school. The exhibit will run Feb. 21-March 15. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Feb. 18. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org or at the gallery. 478-744-9557.

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