Arts Calendar

May 30, 2014 

THEATER

“The Philadelphia Story”

8 p.m. May 30-31, 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.

“Hay Fever”

8 p.m. May 30-31, 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 30-31 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.

National Theatre Live

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

“The Ten Virgins: 5 Wise, 5 Foolish”

7 p.m. June 28, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Presented by Wow On Stage and starring Terrell Carter. $35 in advance; $40 at the door. www.wowonstage.com. 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.

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.

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. Oct. 11: “MacBeth.” 12:55 p.m. Oct. 18: “Le Nozze di Figaro.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

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” 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.

“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.

D-Day Exhibition

9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 6, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. The interactive exhibition tells the story of the 507th parachute infantry regiment, the 61st and 442nd Troop Carrier Groups that ferried them to Normandy, France, and the 325th Glider Regiment that fought alongside them. 478-926-6870. www.museumofaviation.org. Free.

“You Can Keep 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.

“Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists”

Through Aug. 31, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Join the museum in the modern search for real black holes, the most mysterious and powerful objects in the universe, plus experience a black hole adventure. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org.

“Westmore Ships”

Through 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.

“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

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.

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

Historic Macon Young Patrons Party

6-8 p.m. May 30, Travis Jean Art Gallery, 530 Cherry St. The reception will mark the closing of Joe Adams’ art exhibition and will honor Jean Bragg for her newly rehabilitated buildings on Cherry Street. Event is for Historic Macon members only, but the public can join Historic Macon at the event. Membership is $25-$85 a year. 478-742-5084.

“Sunday Artists”

2-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month, Allen’s Market Building, 101 West McIntosh St., Milledgeville. “Sunday Artists” is designed to give area artists the opportunity to practice their preferred medium, share their techniques and learn from others. Artist Dana Wiggins will facilitate the June meeting by providing a still life. Participants should bring their own supplies. Call Allied Arts at 478-452-3950 or visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com to register or to obtain more information. Free.

“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.

Art Matters Symposium

2 p.m. June 9, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Hosted by Art Matters. The symposium will feature a panel discussion about the role of music and music criticism in society, current trends in each field and how the changing media landscape is affecting music and music criticism. Featured panelists are Patterson Hood, singer-songwriter and co-founder of the band Drive-By Truckers, and Josh Jackson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Paste magazine. Registration required at www.artmattersmusicsymposium.eventbrite.com. Free. Hood also will be headlining a Music Ambassadors: Macon house concert on the evening of June 9. www.musicambassadors.org. $25.

Macon-Bibb County Arts Advocacy Breakfast

8 a.m. June 19, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Showcasing the contributions of arts and cultural organizations to the education of young people. Light breakfast before program. Free. www.maconartsalliance.org.

Sketching

6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nola Brantley Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or unicornsquest@hotmail.com. Free.

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.

Songsmen Quartet

6:15 p.m. every second Tuesday, starting June 10, Bill Hardin Music, 4661 Chambers Road. Open rehearsal and sing-a-long. Group singing, duets, solos, etc. Light refreshments served. Bring your favorite sound tracks and books. Instruments will be furnished. 478-737-1520. Free.

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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