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Categories: ARTS & CULTURE, Arts & Culture Top 10, FEB/MARCH 2024

Top 10 in the 478: February – March 2024

Our top arts and culture picks in chronological order

1 All That Jazz

Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.

Macon City Auditorium

This annual benefit for the Tubman Musuem will feature Mr. Lenny Williams, The Whispers, and an after-party hosted by Macon’s own AJ the DJ.

2 Fabian Concert Series

Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle
Music Building

Macon’s best kept musical secret will feature the Bruch Octet and the Mendelssohn Octet in an intimate chamber setting with renowned guest artists.

3 Disco Night with Macon Pops

Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Emerson at Plum

Join Macon Pops for their annual fundraiser where disco fever will be playing all night!

4 Macon Mercer Symphony Orchestra

Feb.12 at 7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House

Internationally acclaimed conductor and Mercer alumnus Keitaro Harada leads the seductive “Bolero” by Ravel for an elegant Valentine’s Day treat.

5 Violinist Samuel Vargas

Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.

Burden Parlor at Wesleyan 

Macon Concert Association presents violinist Samuel Vargas, 2021 First Prize winner of the Sphinx Competition and 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artist.

6 Macon Music Live: Origins

Feb. 22 – 25

Capitol Theatre

Macon 200 and Visit Macon present Rock Candy Tours’s guided journey through Macon’s musical origins as the hometown of legendary musicians and the Birthplace of Southern Rock on stage.

7 Stained Glass

Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.

The David J. Zuver Center for Performing Arts (Mount De Sales Academy)

Hayiya Dance Theatre and guests interpret James Weldon Johnson’s “God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (1927).” A beloved annual event.

8 The Peking Acrobats

March 7 at 7:30 p.m.

The Grand Opera House

Daring maneuvers are on display at this exuberant entertainment event, featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese carnival.

9 Fairview

March 1 – 10

Theatre Macon

A gripping, contemporary drama exploring Black identity and the white gaze, the 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning play comes to Central Georgia for the first time.

10 Cherry Blossom Festival

March 15 – 24

Downtown Macon

Come to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrating love, beauty, and international friendship since 1982 with races, a concert series, food truck festival, pageant, Kentucky Derby party, and parade.

ABOVE: See Emily Furr’s fruit stand themed installation, Cozy, at the McEachern Art Center, Feb. 2 – March 30, Thursdays – Saturdays, 4 – 8 p.m. Photo by Brian D. Smith.