Arts Calendar

May 9, 2014 

THEATER

“That Darn Plot”

8 p.m. May 9-10, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Directed by Bull Felton. $16 adults; $14 seniors, students and military. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.

“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline”

8 p.m. May 9-10, 14-17; 2:30 p.m. May 11 and 18, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. For reservations, call 478-477-3342 or 478-471-PLAY. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students ages 5-23; group rates available for 20 or more.

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

7:30 p.m. May 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24; 2:30 p.m. May 11 and 18, Perry Players Community Theater, 909 Main St., Perry. $15 adults; $12 students, seniors and military. 478-987-5354. www.perryplayers.org.

“Four Broke Guys”

8 p.m. May 10, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Mix of short films, live action theater and comedy. 478-742-2000. www.thebrokebrothersrevolution.com.

“Murder at the Deadwood Saloon”

6:30 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner, May 16-17, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Mystery dinner theater encore performances, with a new murder mystery and a different solution each night. Cash bar available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.moagiftshop.com/murderatthedeadwoodsaloon.aspx or by calling 478-923-6600. $30 per person or $50 per couple.

“50 Shades: The Musical”

7:30 p.m. May 18, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $37-$47. www.thegrandmacon.com.

“The Philadelphia Story”

8 p.m. May 23-24, 30-31; 2:30 p.m. May 25; 7:30 p.m. May 28-29, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Comedy. Directed by Jim Crisp. Call 746-9485 for reservations beginning May 19 or purchase tickets online at www.theatremacon.com. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students.

National Theatre Live

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 3 p.m. May 25: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.” June 15: “A Small Family Business.” Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

“It Ain’t What it Looks Like”

7 p.m. May 31, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Blvd. Presented by JD’s Drama and Dinner Theater, Michael Johnson and Where Eagles Soar Productions. 478-742-2000 or 478-232-8095. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

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. May 10: “La Cenerentola.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

Third Thursday Organ Interlude

Noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. May 15: Gerald Carper. The 30-minute concert is followed by an optional lunch in the church Social Hall. 478-745-1631. Free, but donations to the Family Advancement Ministry are welcomed. Lunch is $5 per person.

Songs for a Spring Day

3 p.m. May 18, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. A performance by the Mercer University Children’s Choir for audiences of all ages. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

Alan Morrison, concert organist

4 p.m. June 8, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331 or music@vinevillemethodist.org. Free.

The Grapevine Band

4 p.m. July 20, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free.

Sweet Georgia Sound

4 p.m. Aug. 27, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville Series. 478-745-3331. Free.

Macon Pops

All concerts at the City Auditorium, 415 First St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, Nov. 1, Feb. 28 and April 11. Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices; balcony seats are $10 each. Purchase tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-653-8000. www.maconpops.com.

EXHIBITIONS

“Signs of Spring”

Through May 9, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net. middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

“The Big Dance: Georgia Basketball Teams in the NCAA Tournament”

Through spring, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. From the 1960 Georgia Tech men’s basketball team to the 2014 Mercer University men’s basketball team, the exhibition traces the history of both men’s and women’s college basketball teams from Georgia that have played in the NCAA’s annual “March Madness” tournament. Museum hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 478-752-1585. www.gshf.org. Free with museum admission of $3.50-$8.

“Quilts, Textiles & Fibers”

Through May 18, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. A three-gallery exhibition contrasting the traditional art of quilt making with modern textiles and fiber arts. Featuring the work of Wini McQueen, Jennifer Crenshaw and Judy Bales. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org.

“Scott Belville: Recent Paintings”

Through May 23, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. 478-757-5189. Free.

“Historical Perspectives: A New Deal”

Through May 23, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Artwork created for the U.S. by American artists through the Federal Arts project during the 1930s, 25 paintings on loan from Brenau University. 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free.

“Portraits in the Style of Modigliani”

Through May 31, Travis Jean, 530 Cherry St. Exhibition of portraits by Joe Adams. 504-452-2766.

“After George Ohr”

Through May 31, Travis Jean, 530 Cherry St. Exhibition by Clark House Pottery. 504-452-2766.

“Emerging Artists”

Through June 29, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Featuring the work of Eric O’Dell, Bethany Collins, Erin McIntosh, Michael Schmidt, Kirsten Stingle and Kathy Wright. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org. Free with museum admission of $5-$10.

“Harriet Tubman: A Moses to Her People”

Ongoing, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. The exhibition 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

“The Wedding Singer”

7:30 p.m. May 18-19, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Cast size: 11-25. Bring sheet music of your choice. Be prepared to sing 16 bars with provided accompaniment. Wear comfortable shoes for brief dance/movement audition. Production dates are July 18-27. www.maconlittletheatre.org.

“Christ in the Concrete City”

7 p.m. May 19-20, Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players, the play will be performed Aug. 15-17 and will be a benefit show for Monroe County Habitat for Humanity. The cast calls for four men and two women. Marion McDougall, marionmac@bellsouth.net, or 478-972-1831.

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.

ET CETERA

“You Can Keep Your Hat On” Call for Artists

On display May 16-June 13, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit open to all midstate artists 18 or older and out of high school. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. May 13. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net

“Macon the Stage” Artistic Expo

June 6-8, Shadows Interactive Dinner Theater, 438 Second St. Workshops for youth and adults, enriching activities involving different artistic settings and interactive opportunities. 478-254-0277 or 706-461-2417. www.landmindz.org/maconexpo.

Milledgeville First Friday call for artists

Anyone who wishes to display artwork and/or perform during a Milledgeville First Friday should contact Carlee Schulte at cschulte@milledgevillega.us.

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.

Mercer University Pipes and Drums

6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, lessons and rehearsal, Human Resources Building, Mercer University campus. No musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons for pipe band students and members. Email Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu.

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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