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Arts calendar

THEATER

“GOD OF CARNAGE”

8 p.m. May 1-2, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Comedy directed by Renee Craycraft. $16 adults; $14 students, seniors and active military with ID. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Live broadcasts from the Olivier Theatre in London. 3 p.m. May 3: “The Hard Problem”; 3 p.m. May 24: “Man and Superman.” 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

“THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST”

8 p.m. May 8-9 and 13-16; 2:30 p.m. May 10 and 17, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. Tickets on sale May 4. For reservations, call 478-477-3342 or 478-471-7529. $18 adults, $15 seniors ages 60 and older, $10 students ages 5-23. www.maconlittletheatre.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

MERCER SINGERS: FAREWELL CONCERT

7:30 p.m. May 2, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

GRIFFIN CHORAL ARTS

7:30 p.m. May 7, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Theme: “Celtic Blessings” featuring guest fiddler Jamie Laval and under the direction of Stephen J. Mulder. www.griffinchoralarts.org. $15.

NASHVILLE CHILDREN’S CHOIR

7:30 p.m. May 8, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by the Townsend School of Music. The Nashville Children’s Choir is comprised of 68 choristers, ages 8-14, who will perform quality choral music. The Mercer University Children’s Choir will join them for a few numbers. Free. www.music.mercer.edu.

MACON SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA’S KALEIDOSCOPE CONCERT

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 9, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. The full orchestra, string orchestra and chamber ensembles, as well as the winners of MSYO’s scholarship competition, will present a performance to cap off the 2014-2015 season. Free. 478-301-5502.

MUSIC AND THE ARTS AT VINEVILLE

4 p.m. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. May 10: Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra chamber ensembles and soloists. 478-745-3331. Free.

EXHIBITIONS

“TAKEN: A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT” OPENING RECEPTION

5-8 p.m. May 1, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring photography by Brett Koch, Nathan “Bob” Jones, Matthew Odom, David Veal and Michael Williams. Light refreshments served. On display through May 29. Free. 478-743-6940.

ART IN THE ARMORY FINE ARTS EXHIBIT

10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 1-2; 1-5 p.m. May 3, Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Road, Perry. Featuring works in all media by local and regional Georgia artists. info@perryartscenter.org. www.perryartscenter.org. Free.

OCONEE ARTISTS EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION

1-3 p.m. May 3, Marlor House, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. A juried exhibition featuring drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The exhibition will be on display through June 5. 478-452-3950. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

ZOOM INTO NANO

May 8-Sept. 6, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. A traveling hands-on interactive museum exhibition focusing on how we see and make things that are too small to see. Nanoscale science and engineering is the process through which materials are manipulated on the molecular scale to generate very, very small structures and devices. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

“RAINY DAYS AND UMBRELLAS”

Through May 9, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibition featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Also featuring a solo exhibition by Andy Alley called “Sun and Sea.” Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

AUDITIONS

MIDDLE GEORGIA YOUTH BALLET AUDITIONS

4 p.m. May 1, Dance Arts Studio, 614 Poplar St. For intermediate to advanced dancers ages 12 (by Sept. 1) to 18. Girls should bring both ballet and pointe shoes. A parent meeting will be held at 6 p.m. during the auditions. 478-746-7083.

“INTO THE WOODS”

7:30 p.m. May 10-11, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine. Production dates: July 10-17. Bring sheet music and be prepared to sing 16 bars. www.maconlittletheatre.org.

ET CETERA

CALL FOR ARTISTS: “ALL THAT JAZZ”

May 15-June 12, Middle Georgia Art Association. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. May 12. A judged exhibit open to all Middle Georgia artists, 18 or older and out of high school. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net.

CALLING ALL FORMER MERCER UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S CHOIR CHORISTERS

For the conclusion of its 10th anniversary celebratory concert, Mercer University Children’s Choir will form an alumni choir to perform with current and past choristers. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. May 17 at Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. To participate in the choir, contact Richard Kosowski, 478-301-4167 or MUCC@cox.net.

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