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Out & About Arts Calendar for Nov. 4, 2016

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“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. For tickets, call 478-746-9485, buy online at theatremacon.com at the door up to an hour before showtime. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. 8 p.m. Nov. 4-5, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

“Ho, Ho Homicide”

Murder mystery dinner theater presented by the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater and come find out just who gets “sleighed.” Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. $40 single; $70 couple. moagiftshop.com/murdermysterydinnertheatre.aspx. 6:45 p.m. check in and social time, 7:30 p.m. dinner and show, Nov. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19.

“Run For Your Wife”

Directed by Carol Strandburg for Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. $18 adults; $15 seniors, military, students and children. perryplayers.org. 478-987-5354. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13.

“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.

“Who Killed Elvis?”

Farce. Directed by Cathy Collins. Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Reservations begin 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 7. $16 adults; $14 military, students and seniors. 478-929-4579. wrlt.org. 8 p.m. Nov. 11-12 and 16-19; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13.

“Kill Tom Phoolery”

A play by Winsphere Jones. There will be a meet and greet with a discussion after the show. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St. Free. Gabriel Balmes, gabriel@ampersand-arts.com. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12.


Part of the Grand Broadway Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $45-$71. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21-22.

“Edgy Bits”

An evening of short plays about women on the edge. Strong, adult language and situations. Not for children. Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. $10 full price, $5 seniors, students and alumnae, free for Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. Dec. 1-3.

Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music”

Elmo, Abby Cadabby and friends teach children that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together. Macon Centreplex, 200 Coliseum Drive. $18 and up. sesamestreetlive.com. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3; 2 p.m. Dec. 4.

Met: “L’Amour de Loin”

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. Dec. 10.


Pianist Boris Berman

Georgia Music Teachers Association guest artist concert. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. Nov. 4.

Townsend Homecoming Kaleidoscope Concert

A homecoming concert showcasing the faculty and students of Townsend School of Music. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 11 a.m. Nov. 5.

Concert Pianist Ann Schein

Part of Music & the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. Nov. 6.

Junior Vocal Recital: Joy Mote

Including music by Mozart, Schubert, Bizet, Gilbert and Sullivan and Hagenberg performed with fellow instrumentalists and vocalists. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Sharon Hart, 478-301-5751. 6 p.m. Nov. 7.

Fabian Concert Series: Espressivo

Richard Aaron, cello, Julie Albers, cello, Annie Fullard, violin, and Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, present an evening of chamber music. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. $15 per person; free with Mercer ID or any valid student ID; pay at the door or call to reserve seats by phone. 478-301-5470. Music.Mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

“D’Amore Duo” Concert

Featuring guitarist William Feasley and oboe-player Emily Tsai performing several pieces written specifically for them. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, Milledegeville. Free. 478-445-8289. gcsu.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

Mercer Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Monty Cole. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11.

Instrumental Boot Camp

Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 12.

“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.

Pianist David Murray

The program will include works by Mozart, Bacewicz, Delius and Beethoven. Presented by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. First United Methodist Church, 205 North Davis Drive, Warner Robins. $15 adults; free for all students. wrconcert.org. 3 p.m. Nov. 13.

“Requiem,” John Rutter

Presented by the Choral Society of Middle Georgia, Mercer University Choir and Mercer University Orchestra. Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. $10. Music.Mercer.edu. 4 p.m. Nov. 13.

Wesleyan’s Annual Fall Recital

Featuring Wesleyan music students. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 7 p.m. Nov. 14.

McDuffie Student Concert

Mercer University’s Robert McDuffie Center for Strings student recitals. Seating is very limited and is first-come, first-served. Doors open 30 minutes beforehand. Bell House Salon, 315 College St. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 7 p.m. Nov. 14.

“Cabaret: Melodies and Mayhem”

Townsend School of Music presents this faculty recital performed by Martha Malone, soprano, with guest artist Byron Grant, piano. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

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. nelda@st-joseph.cc. Noon Nov. 17.

Concert Pianist Barbara Lister-Sink

Part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

“Thanksgiving Song”

The Mercer University ensembles presents “Thanksgiving Song” by Mercer Women’s Chamber Choir and Mercer Singers. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 3 p.m. Nov. 20.

Mercer Jazz Ensemble

Jazz combos directed by Monty Cole. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. Music.Mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29.


A choral holiday celebration accompanied by organ, percussion and Macon’s Barrister Brass. Dec 1 performance at Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Dec. 4 performance at Griffin First United Methodist Church, 1401 Maple Drive, Griffin. $15 general admission. 888-SING1-88. griffinchoralarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 4 p.m. Dec. 4.

Otis Redding Foundation Dream Choir

Part of Music & the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. Dec. 4.

Wesleyan Christmas Concert

Featuring the Wesleyannes and the Concert Choir. Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 4 p.m. Dec. 4.

Morning Music Club Christmas Concert

Seasonal program with an audience sing-along. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 10 a.m. Dec. 8.

Celtic Christmas

Includes vocal music, guitars and other folk instruments. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. wesleyancollege.edu. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.


Ray Jones Exhibit Opening Reception

Opening reception, book signing and photography exhibit featuring the work of author and photographer Ray Jones, author of “Birth of a Warrior: Ten Weeks in Basic Training.” Light appetizers, wine, beer and soft drinks served. Gallery West, 447 Third St. Free. 478-972-1598. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4.

“Paintin’ the Town” Opening Reception

Featuring new perspectives of some of Macon’s greatest architectural gems by Joy Lynn Stanley. Wine and light appetizers will be provided. Travis Jean Emporium, 530 Cherry St. travisjean.com. 3-10 p.m. Nov. 4.

“2016 Holiday Gift Shop” Opening Reception

The exhibit will feature ornaments, cards, scarves, turned wood pens, pottery, paintings, photography, furniture, jewelry and more. Gift Shop available through December. Kelly Robertson will be making glass-blown works of art on site at First Friday. Those who visit can personally design their own custom creations and have them blown right before their eyes. Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Free admission. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4.

“Over Here and Over There: Georgia and Georgians in WWII”

Interactive traveling exhibit commemorating the contribution of Georgia and Georgians to the war effort in World War II. Georgia Military College’s Sibley Cone Library and the Mary Vinson Library, Milledgeville. Free. gmc.edu. On display through Nov. 4.

Elsie Hill

Elsie Hill is primarily a painter who is also working with sculptural elements. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-noon Friday. Peacock Gallery, Middle Georgia State University, Cochran. Free. Charlie Agnew, charlie.agnew@mga.edu. On display through Nov. 4.

Zuzka Vaclavik

Visiting artist exhibit. McCrary Gallery, Murphy Art Building, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. On display through Nov. 4.

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.

“Festival of Trees”

Annual exhibit of stunning holiday trees decorated by regional designers and artists. Museum of Arts and Sciences. Included with museum admission. 478-477-3232. MASmacon.org. Exhibit on display during museum hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Nov. 10-Jan. 15.

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. celebratingartmcn@gmail.com. Open during school days and hours, now through Nov. 18.

“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. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. On display through Nov. 26.

Drawings by Dorothy O. Brown

Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through November.

“One Wall Show”

Includes the estate of Judge Cloud Morgan, featuring works from Oliver Snow, Durel Smith and other Southern artists. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Ocmulgee Art, 2242 Ingleside Ave. 478-746-3541. On display through Nov. 31.

Hoopsnake Press

East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. On display through Dec. 2.

“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.

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. On display through Feb. 19.

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.

D-Day Exhibition

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.


“Acts of Love”

The Backlot Players Guild is holding auditions for two separate one-act plays: “A Marriage Proposal” by Anton Checkov and “Waiting for James” by Ellen Gribbs. Performance dates: Feb. 10-11. A total of seven men and three women are needed for these plays, which will be directed by Leif Phillips and Jack Branan. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. 478-957-5679. 5 p.m. Nov. 5; 3 p.m. Nov. 6.

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.


Jailhouse Alley Art Show and Sale

Featuring 11 local artists’ original watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, prints and note cards. First United Methodist Church, corner of Miller and West Church streets, Fort Valley. Free admission. 478-957-7978. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Artisan Festival

Featuring many of the Artisan Center’s participating artists showcasing their work and providing live demonstrations with other Georgia artisans and artists. Live music, special displays and a silent auction. Georgia Artisan Center, Perry Welcome Center, 101 General Courtney Hodges Blvd., Perry. perryga.com. 478-988-8000. Dec. 3.

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. hogchorus@gmail.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 unicornsquest@hotmail.com. 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.