Arts Calendar

May 23, 2014 

THEATER

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

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

“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 478-746-9485 for reservations 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 Night-Time.” June 15: “A Small Family Business.” Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

“Hay Fever”

8 p.m. May 29-31, 2 p.m. June 1, Russell Auditorium, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. $10 general admission; $8 students with ID. www.milledgevilleplayers.org.

“Mama Won’t Fly”

7:30 p.m. May 29-31 and June 5-7; 3 p.m. June 1 and 8, Black Box Theatre, 115 North Hill St., Griffin. Presented by the Main Street Players. $20 adults; $15 seniors; $10 students. www.mainstreetplayers.org.

“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.

“Starlight Starbright”

1 p.m. youngest performers, 5 p.m. advanced dancers, June 7, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 702 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Presented by the Academy of Dance, 478-922-6220. www.academyofdancewr.com. $10 adults, $8 students and seniors in advance; $2 more at door.

“Celebrating Cinema Through Movement and Dance”

3 p.m. June 8, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Presented by Kali Dance Studio for the Arts. $15. www.thegrandmacon.com.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Louise Barfield

8 p.m. June 6 and 21, 3 p.m. June 15, Little Carnegie of the South, 1954 Forsyth St. All proceeds go toward the purchase of the Steinway Concert Grand Piano on stage at Little Carnegie of the South. Limited seating; catered reception. Libby Bailey will be the artist on display in the gallery. 478-256-3388. louisebarfield@gmail.com. $100.

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.

EXHIBITIONS

“Art by the Connelys” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m. June 6, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Paintings by Laura, Bob and Carole Connely. Light refreshments served. Exhibition on display through June 28. Free. www.maconartsalliance.org.

“Water Works”[SoftReturn]Opening Reception

6-9 p.m. June 6, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Exhibition of watercolor paintings by local artists. Free. 478-238-6051.

“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.

“Westmore Ships”

May 23-Sept. 7, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. See six hand-built wooden ships donated by Ronald Westmore and ships from the museum’s permanent collection. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org.

“Portraits in the Style[SoftReturn] of Modigliani”

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

“You Can Keep [SoftReturn]Your Hat On”

Through June 13, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Wear your favorite hat and you may win a prize. This judged exhibition features the work of Middle Georgia artists. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

“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.

AUDITIONS

Mercer University Children’s Choirs

2-6:30 p.m. June 5, 3-6 p.m. June 6, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 9 and noon-2 p.m. Aug. 10, McCorkle Music Hall, Mercer University, 1329 Adams St. Each auditioning singer will be asked to sing scales and a simple song (for example, “Happy Birthday,” “Amazing Grace,” etc). For more information, call 478-301-5751.

ET CETERA

“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.

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