Out & About


THEATER ‘Driving Miss Daisy'

Today-Oct. 26, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Call 471-PLAY or 477-3342. $18 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $10 students.

‘Flowers for Algernon'

7 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Stratford Academy, Tift Auditorium. Fall one-act play presented by the Fine Arts Department. www.stratford.org. 477-8073. $5.

‘Sweet Bird of Youth'

8 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1, Nov. 7-8; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6; and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. theatremacon.com. Call 746-9485 for reservations beginning Oct. 27. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $12 students.

‘Time Flies'

7 p.m. Nov. 7-16, Sunday shows are 2 p.m. matinee only, Back Door Theatre, Mercer University. 301-5470. $5.

‘Little Women'

7 p.m. Nov. 11-14. Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Auditorium, Dublin. Presented by the Bohemian Theatrical Society. $10, $8 children 12 and under, veterans free.


8 p.m. Nov. 13-15, Nov. 20-22; 2 p.m. Nov. 16, The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by The Backlot Players Inc. Directed by Marion McDougall with musical direction form Sandy Watson. (478) 994-0443. www.thebacklotplayers.org. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students.

‘The Little Prince'

8 p.m. Nov. 20-22; 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Wesleyan College, Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre. A drama by Rick Cummins and John Scouller based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Directed by Wesleyan professor Jan Lewis. Reservations recommended; seating is limited. 757-5259. theatre@wesleyancollege.edu. $8, $4 students, alumnae and senior citizens.


Craig Coleman and Katy Olmsted

Through Thursday, Macon Arts, 438 First St. Each artist's work reflects on explorations in biology and technology. 743-6940.

‘Exposure: A Creative Response to Breast Cancer'

Through Oct. 31, Hardeman Hall Gallery, Mercer University. By artist Linda Weatherly. 10 a.m. Oct. 31: Closing reception and artist talk. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 301-2591. Free.

‘Two as One'

Today-Nov. 8, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave., 6-8 p.m. today: Opening reception. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Show by husband and wife artists Peter Nishanian and Barbara Barry-Nishanian. 744-9557, middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net or www.middlegeorgiaart.org.

‘WORK/Love' Eric O'Dell solo exhibition

Through Oct. 28, Murphey Gallery, Valeria McCullough Murphey Art Building, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-noon and 12:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 757-5189. Free.

Middle Georgia Art Association/Market City Café Art Show

Through Oct. 30, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Market City Café, 205 Cherry St. Free.

Carol King Pope ‘New Works’

Through Nov. 1, Ocmulgee Arts Inc., 2242 Ingleside Ave. 5-8 p.m. Thursday: reception to meet the artist. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 746-3541 or (800) 521-8974. ocarts@bellsouth.net.

Lindy Burnett, Illustrator

Nov. 6-Dec. 5, Wesleyan College, Murphey Gallery, Valeria McCullough Murphey Art Building, 4760 Forsyth Road. Opening reception: 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 with gallery talk by the artist at 6:45 p.m. Art exhibition will feature work by Lindy Burnett, Wesleyan instructor of illustration. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday and 12:30-5 p.m. 757-5189. Free.

‘Visions and Voices: Kristin Casaletto's Imagery as Social Commentary’

Through Dec. 5, Georgia College & State University's Museum. On exhibit are 11 multimedia images including woodblock prints, lithographs and photographs. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (478) 445-4391 or www2@gcsu.edu/library/museum.

‘W.J. Usery Jr.' exhibit

Through December, Georgia's Old Capital Museum, Old Capital Square at Greene and Jefferson streets, Milledgeville. (478) 453-1803. Free.

CLASSICAL MUSIC Macon Symphony Orchestra Masterworks

8 p.m. Saturday, Wesleyan College Porter Auditorium, 4760 Forsyth Road. Featuring Wesleyan organist and assistant professor of music Michael McGhee. 301-5300.

Alexander Peskanov, pianist

7:30 p.m. today, Georgia Music, 2107 Eisenhower Parkway. Free. 3 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. 923-7024. $l0, available at the door. Students are free.

Gordon College Recital Series

7:30 p.m. Gordon College Fine Arts Auditorium. Monday: The Atlanta Guitar Trio, featuring Bill Hearn, Scott Plato and Rob Schumann; Nov. 13: Lauren Pelon Musique Company; March 23: soprano Wanda Yang Temko; and April 7: Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet. (678) 359-5293. $7 adults, $6 older than 65, $5 students, and $4 each for groups of 10 or more.

Westside High School Chorus MasterWorks Concert

7:30 p.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Featuring the Westside High School Chorus with Ellen McLemore directing and Westside High School Orchestra with Rachael Smith directing. For more information, contact Nelda Chapman at 745-1631, extension 120, or nelda@st-joseph.cc. Free.

An Evening of Music

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Fine Arts Auditorium, Gordon College. The Gordon College Concert Band, Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble, composed of students and members of the community and under the direction of Neil Boumpani, present an evening of music. Free.

‘An Evening of Classic Beauty'

7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Riverside United Methodist Church. The Choral Society of Middle Georgia performs the featured work “Lord Nelson Mass” by Joseph Haydn. www.csmga.org, 742-2561 or info@csmga.org. $10 general admission, $8 seniors, students, military.

Arco Voce

4 p.m. Oct. 26, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Features Adelaide Federici, violin, and Katie Baughman, soprano. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.

Fall Recital

7 p.m. Nov. 10, Wesleyan College Porter Auditorium, 4760 Forsyth Road. Featuring Wesleyan's music students. 757-5259. Free.

Cj Sambach, organist

7:30 p.m. Nov. 15, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. www.cjsambach.net, 745-1631, extension 120, or nelda@st-joseph.cc. Free.

Graffe String Quartet

7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Wesleyan College, Olive Swan Porter Building, Burden Parlor, 4760 Forsyth Road. A Macon Concert Association event. 743-6940.

AUDITIONS Handel's ‘Messiah'

The Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra is looking for talented singers with the time and energy to commit to a Dec. 20 performance of 'The Messiah' by George Frederic Handel. The orchestra will be typical of the size used in Handel's day and will include harpsichord, a small string section, a few wind instruments and a choir composed of Ocmulgee area singers. Rehearsals begin Sunday. The requirements for participation include full commitment to the rehearsal schedule, the ability to read music and choral experience. For further information, please contact Charles Quinn at (478) 934-9575 or chuckquinn@yahoo.com, or Barbara Lawson at (478) 783-1507 or HLawson@cstel.net.

‘Christmas Belles'

7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-3, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Needed are seven women and four men for the comedy. Production dates are Dec. 12-20. Directed by Jim Crisp. 746-9485 or theatremacon.com.

Open Auditions

Singers, producers, writers and dancers sought for new entertainment company in downtown Macon. The Music Source Entertainment Group, 596 Cherry St. 978-7694.

Middle Georgia Concert Band

7-9 p.m. Mondays, Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Way off Wesleyan Drive. All volunteer amateur musicians make up the band and membership is open to all wind and percussion players. Ages 17 through 97. 390-4248.

Bohemian Theatrical Society

Bohemian Theatrical Society is looking for performers, volunteers and sponsors to join them in supporting the arts in Laurens County and surrounding areas. (478) 275-0089.


Arts on Riverdale

Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Riverdale Drive. Music, arts and crafts, and great food. Sponsored by the Jazz Association of Macon. 633-7372.

Jailhouse Alley Art Show and Sale

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 1, First United Methodist Fellowship Hall, corner of Miller and Church streets, Fort Valley. (478) 825-2551 or 825-5775. Free.

The Heart of Georgia Pipes and Drums

6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church, 1139 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. The bagpipe band performs for the public and participates in competitions. Call 922-0845 or visit www.hgpd.org.

Mercer University Pipes and Drums

Rehearse 7-9 p.m., lessons 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Human Resources/Speech-Theatre Building. No previous musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons. For more information, e-mail Jack.C.Mahaney@mercer.edu or mupd@cox.net.

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