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Arts calendar

THEATER

“VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE”

8 p.m. May 29-30, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. Call 478-746-9485 for reservations or purchase tickets at www.theatremacon.com. $25 adults, $18 seniors (60+), $15 students (through age 22.)

“YOU GET BACK WHAT YOU PUT OUT”

7:30 p.m. May 30, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Urban comedy-drama starring Shelton Land. Presented by Land Mindz Inc. Free. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

MUSIC AND THE ARTS AT VINEVILLE

4 p.m. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. June 7: Singer-songwriter Buddy Greene. July 12: Ed Clark Jazz Ensemble. Aug. 9: Lux and Lapis, organ and trumpet. 478-745-3331. Free.

EXHIBITIONS

“TAKEN: A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT”

Through May 29, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring photography by Brett Koch, Nathan “Bob” Jones, Matthew Odom, David Veal and Michael Williams. 478-743-6940. Free.

OCONEE ARTISTS EXHIBITION

Through June 3, Marlor House, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. A juried exhibition featuring drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. 478-452-3950. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. Free.

“ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE” OPENING RECEPTION

5-8 p.m. June 5, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring artists who recently moved to Middle Georgia including Tanner Coleman and Alexis Gregg, Brandon McCullar, Kimela Olensky and Roy Scott. Light refreshments served. Exhibition on display through June 26. 478-743-6940. Free.

“ALL THAT JAZZ”

Through June 13, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. With solo exhibit by Alistair Quinn. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

EMERGING ARTISTS GROUP EXHIBITION

Through June 28, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Six contemporary artists will display works ranging from large-scale abstract and landscape paintings to figurative ceramics. Featured Macon artist will be Joe Adams. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.com. Free with museum admission of $5-$10.

“TRUE GRIS -- A WRITER’S LIFE”

Through June, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Ed Grisamore exhibit. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331.

“JUDAEA IN THE AGE OF NERO”

Through spring 2016, Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University. A Holy Land ancient artifact collection from the personal collection of Yulssus Lynn Holmes provides a look at the Roman province of Judaea during a time when Rome was ruled by Nero Claudius Caesar. www.mercer.edu. Free.

AUDITIONS

MIDDLE GEORGIA CONCERT BAND

7-9 p.m. Mondays, Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Way off Wesleyan Drive. Membership is open to all wind and percussion players ages 17 through 97. For more information, visit www.middlegeorgiaconcertband.org or call 478-784-0541.

ET CETERA

MACON-BIBB COUNTY ARTS ADVOCACY BREAKFAST

7:30-9 a.m. June 4, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Hosted by the Macon Arts Alliance. Features a light breakfast in the annex followed by a performance kaleidoscope and presentation from keynote speaker Jennifer Cole, executive director of the Metro Nashville Arts Commission. RSVP at https://artsbreakfast2015.eventbrite.com. Free.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: “BLUE”

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit open to all Middle Georgia artists 18 or older and out of high school. “Blue” must be featured in your painting, photograph, etc. The exhibition will be on display June 19-July 10. Deadline to enter: 5 p.m. June 16. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557.

“MACON THE STAGE” ARTISTIC EXPO

June 12-13, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Gala event June 12, plus workshops and performances of music, dance, visual arts, theater and poetry June 13. For specific event times and more information, visit www.landmindz.org/maconexpo. 478-250-5886.

SKETCHING

6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nola Brantley Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or unicornsquest@hotmail.com. Free.

SWEET GEORGIA SOUND SHOW CHORUS

7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Claver School, 133 Ward St. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-335-3010.

MERCER UNIVERSITY PIPES AND DRUMS

6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, lessons and rehearsal, East Hall, Mercer University campus. No musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons for interested community members. More information at www.mercerpipesdrums.com or email Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu.

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