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Arts calendar

THEATER

“THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL”

7:30 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, Perry Players Community Theatre, 901 Main St., Perry. Musical comedy created by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice; directed by Hunter Hufnagel. Reservations: www.perryplayers.org or call 478-987-5354. $18 adults; $15 seniors, military, children and students.

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S “WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND”

8 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1; 2 p.m. Aug. 2, Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players. 478-994-0443. www.thebacklotplayers.org. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and active military.

“I AM THE ARTS” SUMMER CAMP SHOWCASE AND MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA

4-6 p.m. Aug. 1, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Hosted by the Phillips Children’s Performing Arts Studio. Featuring summer camps students, PCPAS music students and dancers and the Phillips Jazzy Jazz and Concert Band. www.phillipchildrenperformingarts.com. Free.

“COPE”

7 p.m. Aug. 7, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Site-specific theater co-presented by the Chameleon Village Theatre Company. The First Friday event also will include the opening reception of the new exhibit, “Art of the Academics,” highlighting the works of art faculty at Middle Georgia colleges and universities, from 6-9 p.m. Free. www.the567.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

MUSIC AND THE ARTS AT VINEVILLE

4 p.m. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Aug. 9: Lux and Lapis, organ and trumpet. 478-745-3331. Free.

GRIFFIN CHORAL ARTS

Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. 3 p.m. Aug. 16, Griffin First Presbyterian Church, 1349 Old Macon Highway, Griffin: concert presented by the 16-voice GCA Chamber Choir; the theme is “Illuminations: From Darkness Into Light”; tickets available Aug. 1. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 888-SING1-88. www.griffinchoralarts.org. $15.

EXHIBITIONS

“OFF CAMERA”

Through July 31, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. An exhibition of art by artists working on movie and television sets throughout Georgia. Their credits include “The Walking Dead,” “The Hunger Games,” “42,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Captain America” and many more. Free. 478-743-6940.

“THE MARK OF THE PENCIL” OPENING RECEPTION

5-8 p.m. Aug. 7, the gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Exhibition features a collection of original colored pencil drawings by artist Mark Ballard. On display through Aug. 29. Free. www.maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940.

“WATER”

Through Aug. 14, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibition featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart@bellsouth.net. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

“WHISTLEBLOWERS: REFEREES AND UMPIRES”

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through August, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, 301 Cherry St. Featuring game-worn uniforms, rule books, penalty flags and photographs, the exhibit highlights sports officials Jimmy Harper, Sally Smalley Bell and Mills Lane. 478-752-1585. Free with museum admission of $3.50-$8.

AUDITIONS

“CRIMES OF THE HEART”

7:30 p.m. Aug. 3-4, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Dramatic comedy by Beth Henley. Directed by Terry Minyard. Roles for four women and two men. www.wrlt.org. 478-929-4579.

“HOODOO LOVE”

7 p.m. Aug. 6, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. By Katori Hall. Performance dates: Oct. 2-4. Part of the Towering The Arts Initiative. For audition registration, visit www.thelronpleas.com or call 339-707-5327.

“TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD”

7 p.m. Aug. 10-11, Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players. Performance dates: Oct. 16-25. Need large cast including three children and African-American actors. Directed by Joan McGinley. 478-994-0443. www.thebacklotplayers.org.

“ANNIE, JR.”

4 p.m. Aug. 22 and 24, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actor’s Company production. Roles for about 25 young people ages 6-19. Bring music and be prepared to sing 16 bars with an accompanist; no tapes or CDs. Production dates: Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, 6-8. Directed by Chris Freeman; musical direction by Ellen Wilson. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.

ET CETERA

CALL FOR ARTISTS: “ACTION”

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Annual photography exhibit open to all Middle Georgia photographers, 18 or older and out of high school. On display Aug. 21-Sept.12. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Aug. 18. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557.

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.

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