Out & About

Out & About Arts Calendar for Dec. 30, 2016

Kids should check out “Lightening Thief” at the Grand Opera House on Jan. 9.
Kids should check out “Lightening Thief” at the Grand Opera House on Jan. 9.

THEATER

Met: “Nabucco”

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. Jan. 7.

“The Lightning Thief”

Recommended for second-sixth grades. Part of the GrandKids Arts Education Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $7. TheGrandMacon.com. tickets@mercer.edu. 478-301-5470. 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 9.

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

A Youth Actor’s Company (YAC) production. Directed by Colby Marshall, music direction by Ellen Wilson. Mainstage subscribers may call for a reservation from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 9-10; all others may buy online. Tickets may also be purchased at the door beginning an hour before showtime. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. $18 adults; $12 children/students through age 22. theatremacon.com. 478-746-9485. 8 p.m. Jan 13-14 and 20-21; 2:30 p.m. Jan 15 and 22.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers”

Presented by the Mercer University Opera. Directed by Martha Malone with Richard Kowsowski, conductor. Tickets are first-come, first-served and available at the door. A matinee for kids will take place at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 14; this special one-hour performance is free and suggested for grades K-6. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. $12; $7 for Mercer faculty/staff; and free for students with a Mercer ID. mercer.edu/music. 478-301-2748. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13-14; 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

“A Song for Coretta”

Play about civil rights icon Coretta Scott King. Black Box Theatre, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. Free. 478-445-8290. gcsu.edu. 6 p.m. Jan. 19.

Met: “Romeo et Juliette”

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. Jan. 21.

“The 24 Hour Plays”

Students write, create props, direct and act out plays in a 24-hour period. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $3-$6. 478-445-8290. gcsu.edu. 8 p.m. Jan. 21.

“Downtown”

The Macon Civic Club’s annual musical revue will feature song, dance, comedy and a live orchestra. Proceeds benefit charities throughout Middle Georgia. Box office hours: 10 am.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $15 Feb. 1; $18 Feb. 2; $40 Feb. 3, includes a pre-show cocktail party in front of the Grand; $20 Feb. 4. 478-301-5470. thegrandmacon.com. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-4; the gala on Feb. 3 begins at 6:15 p.m.

“42nd Street”

Part of the Grand Broadway Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $45-$71. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-8.

“The Gospel of John”

The text of John’s Gospel, performed in two acts. Developed and performed by Brad Sherrill. Presented by Mercer University Theatre. Advance ticket purchase is recommended, but tickets will also be available at the door. Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, 1096 College St. $15 general admission, $10 with Mercer ID. tickets.mercer.edu. 8 p.m. Feb. 11; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12.

“Teacher From the Black Lagoon and Other Stories”

Recommended for kindergarten-fourth grades. Part of the GrandKids Arts Education Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $7. TheGrandMacon.com. tickets@mercer.edu. 478-301-5470. 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16.

“Green Day’s American Idiot”

Rock musical. Directed by Amy Pinney. Russell Auditorium, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $7-$16. 478-445-8290. gcsu.edu. 8 p.m. Feb. 21-25.

Rockin’ Road to Dublin

Irish dance. Box office hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and one hour prior to show time. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $30-$45. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25.

Met: “Rusalka”

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. Feb. 25.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Third Thursday Organ Interlude: Charles Higgs

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 Jan. 19.

“An Evening of Chamber Music”

With Ensemble Schumann’s Sally Pinkas on piano, Steve Larson on viola and Thomas Gallant on oboe. Tickets can be purchased at Allied Arts, 201 North Wayne St. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $15. 478-452-3950. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19.

“Jeans ‘n Classics Disco & Motown”

The Macon Symphony Orchestra’s annual pops concert. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $20 general admission balcony tickets. maconsymphony.com. 478-301-5300. 7 p.m. Jan. 21.

“After Dinner Music with Ryan and Friends”

Featuring Ryan Moser on trumpet, Kaju Lee on piano, David Johnson on violin and five other musicians. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5 donation. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24.

Violinist Emil Altschuler and pianist Thomas Pandolfi

Presented by Macon Concert Association. Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. $25 adults, $10 students; season subscription: $80 adults, $40 students. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30.

“Around the World in Song”

With mezzo-soprano Bonnie Von Hoff and Kaju Lee on piano. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5 donation. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

“Homage to Don Quixote”

With baritone Matthew Hoch. All proceeds benefit music scholarships or the Georgia College Department of Music through the GCSU Foundation, Inc. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. Free; $10 donation is encouraged. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6.

“Valentine’s Day Rendezvous”

With Max Noah Singers and Cat’s Meow. Magnolia Ballroom, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5 donation. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.

“An Evening of Guitar Music”

With Dusty Woodruff on guitar. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13.

Third Thursday Organ Interlude: Young Artists in Concert

From the studio of Jack Mitchener, Mercer University. 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 Feb. 16.

“Classical Dynamite”

With David Johnson on violin and Owen Lovell on piano. Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5 donation. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20.

Macon Pops Fundraiser Concert

Indulge in fine dining catered by Dovetail while listening to the Macon Pops Big Band in an intimate setting. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. maconpops.com. 8 p.m. Feb. 24.

“Milly Melodies A Cappella Concert”

With the Cat’s Meow. Magnolia Ballroom, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $5 donation. 478-445-8289. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24.

The American Boychoir

Directed by Ferndando Malvar-Ruiz and featuring Charles Wesley Evans, soloist. Part of Music & the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. Feb. 26.

EXHIBITIONS

“Art from the Heart”

By students of Ernestine Stofko Dixon. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through December.

Suzanne Lawler One-Woman Show

Ocmulgee Arts Inc., 2242 Ingleside Ave. Exhibit on display 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-746-3541. On display through December.

“The Modern Classic Collection” Opening Reception

Charles Cashwell of Cashwell Fine Art will be exhibiting his take on a modern impressionistic approach to landscapes, and Brendan McCullor of Southern Fried Metal will have a single sculpture on site. Exhibition on display through Jan. 27. Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Free. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

“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 and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. On display through Jan. 15.

“Full Spectrum 2”

The second in a biannual series of exhibitions that mark the ongoing collaboration between the Middle Georgia Art Association and the Tubman Museum. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. On display through Jan. 17.

Ceramics Exhibit

Featuring the work of ceramists Sandra Trujillo and Curtis Stewardson, who are combining drawing and pottery in this exhibition. Peacock Gallery, Russell Hall, Middle Georgia State University, Cochran. Free. Charlie Agnew, charlie.agnew@mga.edu. On display through Jan. 20.

Student Art Show

Open to all high school students in Houston County. Categories are drawing, painting, mixed media, photography and 3-D sculpture. Hosted by the Perry Arts Group. Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Road, Perry. Free admission. 478-918-5446. 478-287-5262. Jan. 20-22.

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.

AUDITIONS

Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”

Roles for 10 men and 10 women. Presented by the Backlot Players of Forsyth. Show dates: March 17-26. Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. thebacklotplayers.org. Dennis Smith, 630-204-3238 or hdennissmith@yahoo.com. 7 p.m. Jan. 9-10.

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.

ET CETERA

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.

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.

Sketching

Bring a sketchbook and pencils and practice portrait drawing. Gallery of Fine Art, 2507-C Moody Road, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or unicornsquest@hotmail.com. 6-7 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.

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