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Performance by the actor portraying African American women who changed history. Portrayals: Sojourner Truth at 7 p.m. Oct. 3, Walker Auditorium, Middle Georgia State University, Warner Robins. Bessie Coleman at 3 p.m. Oct. 4, City of Eastman Room, Middle Georgia State University, Eastman. Madam C.J. Walker at 7 p.m. Oct. 4, Georgia Hall President’s Dining Room, Middle Georgia State University, Cochran, and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Student Center, Middle Georgia State University, Dublin. Harriet Tubman at noon Oct. 5, Student Life Center Dining Hall, Middle Georgia State University. $5; free for Middle Georgia State students. Corey Guyton, firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-471-2710. mga.edu. Oct. 3-6.
“Arsenic and Old Lace”
Comedy by Joseph Kesselring, presented by the Backlot Players. Box Office will be open from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3-6 and two hours prior to show time. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military. 478-994-0443. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 14-15; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9 and 16.
Met: “Tristan and Isolde”
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. Noon Oct. 8.
“We The People”
Presented by Theatreworks USA. A musical revue that brings American civics lessons to life. Recommended for fourth-eighth grades. Part of the GrandKids Arts Education Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $7. TheGrandMacon.com. email@example.com. 478-301-5470. 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 13.
“Early One Evening At The Rainbow Bar and Grille”
Theatre Macon presents Bruce Graham’s comedy, directed by Jim Crisp. $25 adults, $20 seniors (60 and older), $15 children/students through age 22. Mainstage subscribers only may call 478-746-9485 for reservations Oct. 10-11, all others may call or buy online at theatremacon.com beginning Oct. 12. Tickets may also be purchased at the door up to an hour before showtime. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. 8 p.m. Oct. 14-15 and 21-22, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23.
“Messiah on the Frigidaire”
Directed by John Freeman. Mild adult themes and language, not recommended for children under 12. Box office hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $20 adults; $15 seniors (60 and older); $10 students up to age 23. 478-471-7529. 478-477-3342. maconlittletheatre.org. 8 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 19-22; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23.
“Bocon!” (“Big Mouth”)
Lisa Loomer’s fable for all ages with humor, myth and song. Directed by Frazer Lively. Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. $10 adults, $5 seniors, students, children and alumnae. wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. Oct. 13-15; 2 p.m. Oct. 15.
“Highway 80 Blues”
An original musical/drama based on the life of Ches McCartney, Georgia’s “Goat Man.” Sponsored by the Heart of Georgia Opry Hall. Free rehearsal show Oct. 13, seating is first-come, first-served. Oct. 15 performance is $5. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit the “Highway 80s Blues” Facebook page for ticket information. Historic Richland Church, Old Richland Road, Twiggs County. 7 p.m. Oct. 15.
National Theatre Live: “The Deep Blue Sea”
Met: “Don Giovanni”
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. 12:55 p.m. Oct. 22.
“One More Bridge to Cross”
“Church Mess Remix: The Sequel”
“Seussical, The Musical”
Presented by Theatre Macon’s Youth Actor’s Company (YAC); directed by Colby Marshall. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children/students through age 22. Mainstage subscribers may call 478-746-9485 for reservations Oct. 24-25, all others may buy online at theatremacon.com beginning Oct. 26. Tickets may also be purchased at the door up to an hour before showtime. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 4-5, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 6.
“Pete the Cat”
“She Kills Monsters”
By Qui Kguyen; directed by Scot J. Mann. Presented by Mercer University Theatre. Advance ticket purchase is recommended; tickets also available at the door. Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, 1096 College St. $15 general admission, $10 with Mercer I.D. tickets.mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and 17-19; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 20.
Verona String Quartet
Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Award-winning ensemble playing chamber music. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adults, $10 students; season subscriptions are $80 adults, $40 students. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6.
Third Thursday Organ Interlude: Susan McDuffie
Thirty-minute concert followed by optional catered lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the church social hall for $10. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Free, but donations to the Family Advancement Ministry are welcomed. 478-745-1631. firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon Oct. 20.
Wesleyan Faculty Concert
Featuring piano, organ, opera and instrumental music. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 7 p.m. Oct. 20.
The featured work is Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, accompanied by a professional chamber orchestra. The Griffin Choral Arts Chamber Choir will perform Morten Lauridsen’s “Les Chansons des Roses.” $15 general admission. 888-SING1-88. griffinchoralarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20.
Robert McDuffie and Mike Mills Concerto
Bragg Jam presents concerto for violin, rock band and string orchestra, composed by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring the Fifth House Ensemble. City Auditorium, 415 First St. Ticketmaster.com. 7 p.m. Oct. 27.
“Dancing Through the Decades, Part 3”
Music starting with the big band era and culminating with today’s most current hits, a new collection of songs. Mercer University’s Hawkins Arena, 1400 Coleman Ave. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
The Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus and the Sweet Georgia Sound (Sweet Adeline) invites men and women of all ages for fun, laughter, snacks and barbershop singing. Centerville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 600 North Houston Lake Road, Centerville. Free. hogchorus.org. sweetgeorgiasound.org. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 30.
Pianist Fei-Fei Dong
Solo recital. Presented by Macon Concert Association. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. $25 adults, $10 students; season subscription: $80 adults, $40 students. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.
Georgia Music Teachers Association Celebration Concert
Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. Nov. 3.
Pianist Boris Berman
Georgia Music Teachers Association guest artist concert. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. Nov. 4.
Junior Vocal Recital: Joy Mote
Including music by Mozart, Schubert, Bizet, Gilbert and Sullivan and Hagenberg performed with fellow instrumentalists and vocalists. For preferred seating, it is suggested to arrive when the hall opens at 5:30 p.m. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Sharon Hart, 478-301-5751 or Hart_se@mercer.edu. 6 p.m. Nov. 7.
“Friends Old and New”
Presented by the Macon Symphony Orchestra, with Tom Underwood, oboe. Featuring classics from Bizet and Handel to Cole Porter and Louis Armstrong. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $40 adults, $20 students, $15 children; season tickets available. maconsymphony.com. 478-301-5300. 6:30 p.m. conductor chat, 7:30 p.m. concert, Nov. 12.
Wesleyan’s Annual Fall Recital
Featuring Wesleyan music students. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 7 p.m. Nov. 14.
Third Thursday Organ Interlude: Ellen Wilson
Thirty-minute concert followed by optional catered lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the church social hall for $10. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Free, but donations to the Family Advancement Ministry are welcomed. 478-745-1631. email@example.com. Noon Nov. 17.
“Welcome to Smallgrove”: Works by Henry Lee Gorham
A series of narrative paintings that delineate the lives of African-American people living in a fictional community called Small Grove. Opening reception: 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 30. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Sept. 23-Nov. 26.
Zuzka Vaclavik Opening Reception
Visiting artist exhibit. On display Sept. 30-Nov. 4. McCrary Gallery, Murphy Art Building, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. Opening reception: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
“Paintings and Prints”
By Beth Stewart. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through October.
St. Francis Arts Center Arts Show Opening Reception
More than 30 artists are being exhibited with nearly 100 works comprised of varied mediums. St. Francis Arts Center, 432 Forest Hill Road. Exhibit will be on display 4-7 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Oct. 23. stfrancismacon.org/arts-center. 478-216-7189. Opening reception: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7.
A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Free. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart.org. The exhibition will be on display noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. On display through Oct. 14.
An exhibit of vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by Gloria Garfinkel. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. On display through Oct. 16.
Stratford Connections Art Exhibit
This exhibit will feature artists who are Stratford Academy parents, alumni, faculty, grandparents, former parents, former faculty and others. A Celebrating Art event. Free. Stratford Academy, Parker Buzzell Gallery, 6010 Peake Road. firstname.lastname@example.org. Open during school days and hours, from Oct. 17-Nov. 18.
Hoopsnake Press Opening Reception
East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Exhibition on display Oct. 28- Dec. 2. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 6-7 p.m. Oct. 28.
Chatov Retrospective: 100 Years of Painting
The exhibition features the works of Roman, Constantin, Marc and Charles Chatov, three generations in a family of gifted artists. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Oct. 28-Feb. 19.
1860 Presidential Ballots Exhibit
Featuring four original ballots from 1860, one bearing Abraham Lincoln’s name, on loan from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Old Governor’s Mansion, Georgia College, Milledgeville. $10 adults; $7 seniors and pre-booked adult groups; $2 students; free for children under age 6 and GC faculty, staff and students. gcsu.edu/mansion. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 8.
“The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs”
Part of “Celebrating 75 Years of Otis Redding,” in partnership with the Otis Redding Foundation. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. Free with museum admission. 478-743-8544. tubmanmuseum.com. On display through Dec. 3.
Science on a Sphere
A room-size, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a 6-foot diameter sphere, similar to a giant animated globe. Presented in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Ongoing.
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. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Free. 478-926-6870. museumofaviation.org. Ongoing.
“Who Killed Elvis?”
Farce. Parts for 12 men and 20 women, all between the ages of 16 and 60. Directed by Cathy Collins. Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. 478-929-4579. wrlt.org. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-4.
Musical directed by Jim Crisp. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of music of your choice. An accompanist will be available to play. Wear comfortable clothing for a possible dance audition. Performance dates are Dec. 2-11. theatremacon.com. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. 3 p.m. Oct. 15 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16.
Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka”
Musical directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing 16 bars. There are 15 main roles for adults and teens and roles as squirrels and Oompa-Loompas for kids. Production dates: Dec. 9-18. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. maconlittletheatre.org. 6 p.m. ages 7-12, 7 p.m. teens and adults, Oct. 16-17.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
Membership is open to all wind and percussion players ages 17 and older. Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Trail off Wesleyan Drive. For more information, visit middlegeorgiaconcertband.org or call 478-784-0541. 7-9 p.m. Mondays.
Featured visiting artists Joyce Day and Rand Lane and local artists Suzy Borders, Dot Brown, Beth Forrester, Teri Hatley, Talisa Hanson, Melissa Martin and many more. Presenting fine art, illustrations, prints, pottery, textile arts, soaps, oils, culinary creations, authors and outdoor art. Lunch available for $5; proceeds benefit Centenary Community Ministries. Centenary Methodist Church, 1290 Ash St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1.
Call for Artists: “Light/Dark”
Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Prospectus and entry forms are available online. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit will be on display Oct. 21-Nov. 11. middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557. Deadline to enter: 5 p.m. Oct. 18.
A juried artist marketplace featuring hundreds of works of art by 30-50 artists from across the country. A Celebrating Art event. Free admission. Open 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday-Friday; noon-3 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Stratford Academy, Science Center, 6010 Peake Road. email@example.com. Oct. 24-29.
Featuring American realist painter Bo Bartlett. Wine and cheese reception included. A Celebrating Art event. Idle Hour Country Club, 251 Idle Hour Drive. $30. For tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 25.
Recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts and cultural life of Middle Georgia. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 6 p.m. Oct. 25.
James Farmer Lunch and Learn
Featuring author, Southern Living editor, designer, gardener, cook and writer James Farmer. Lunch catered by Fountain of Juice. A Celebrating Art event. Stratford Academy, 6010 Peake Road. $50. For tickets, email email@example.com. Noon-2 p.m. Oct. 26.
Dark Eden: The Hollow
Hosted by Daniel Montoute. Encompass a multitude of artistic styles and mediums and showcasing different cultural influences. Ampersand (&) Guild, 504 Fifth St. 478-978-7268. firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 p.m. Oct. 28.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
Come and listen or join in the singing. Christ United Methodist Church Choir Room (administration building in the back of church), 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. email@example.com. 478-345-7464. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.
Bring a sketchbook and pencils and practice portrait drawing. Gallery of Fine Art, 2507c Moody Road, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-922-2541. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
Lessons and rehearsal. No musical experience required. Pipe, drum lessons for interested community members. Room 109, Willet Science Center, Mercer University. Free. mercerpipesdrums.com. Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.