Events in December 2023

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November 26, 2023
November 27, 2023(1 event)

10:30 am: Private Event {Annex}

10:30 am: Private Event {Annex}


November 27, 2023

November 28, 2023
November 29, 2023
November 30, 2023
December 1, 2023
December 2, 2023
December 3, 2023(1 event)

3:30 pm: Dark Chocolate Nutcracker Presented By The Douglass Theatre

3:30 pm: Dark Chocolate Nutcracker Presented By The Douglass Theatre


December 3, 2023

Dark Chocolate Nutcracker

"Dark Chocolate Nutcracker" is a captivating tale that reimagines the timeless classic, "The Nutcracker" and seamlessly blends ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and contemporary dance styles that leave audiences in awe! Produced by Vision Elite Royalty, this enchanting adaptation has an indulgent twist and is sprinkled with a delightful cocoa infused fantasy that creates a memorable holiday experience for all ages.  3:30 PM | $25 Gen./$15 Douglass Theatre Member

 

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December 4, 2023
December 5, 2023
December 6, 2023(1 event)

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}


December 6, 2023

December 7, 2023(1 event)

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}


December 7, 2023

December 8, 2023
December 9, 2023(2 events)

12:55 pm: “Florencia en el Amazonas” (DANIEL CATÁN) 

12:55 pm: “Florencia en el Amazonas” (DANIEL CATÁN) 


December 9, 2023

Florencia en el Amazonas

The Met Opera Live in HD - Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of an opera diva who returns to her native South America to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. The opera talk will be given by Dr. Mary Keating.  Estimated Run Time 155 minutes.  12:55 PM | $25/$20/$15

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5:30 pm: A Holiday Treat: Music Performance By Trombone Love & Makeda Nichelle

5:30 pm: A Holiday Treat: Music Performance By Trombone Love & Makeda Nichelle


December 9, 2023

Join us for the Douglass Theatre’s annual Patrons’ Party & Concert.  This year we sprinkled a little extra “Holiday Magic” with a featured musical performance by the amazing Trombone Love & Makeda Nichelle!  The Patrons’ Party starts at 5:30PM; and the Music Concert starts at 6:30PM and is open for all to enjoy. And DON’T MISS the special membership offer:  5:30pm Members Only / 6:30pm Concert | $40 General Admission / $35 Holiday Special {Ends 12/04} / $15 Current Members {Must RSVP by 12/04}

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December 10, 2023(2 events)

2:00 pm: Macon Film Guild: THE ROAD DANCE

2:00 pm: Macon Film Guild: THE ROAD DANCE


December 10, 2023

The Road Dance

Macon Film Guild at the Douglass Theatre “The Road Dance”

Kirsty Macleod (Hermione Corfield) dreams of a better life away from the isolation in a small village on an island in the Outer Scottish Hebrides. Suppressing these aspirations, she sees her lover Murdo (Will Fletcher) drafted for service in World War I. Soon to set off and fight alongside the other young men from the village, a road dance is held in their honor the evening before they depart. It's on this fateful evening that Kirsty's life takes a dramatic and tragic turn.  Drama, English, 1hr 56 min.

2:00 PM & 5:00 PM | $5

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5:00 pm: Macon Film Guild: THE ROAD DANCE

5:00 pm: Macon Film Guild: THE ROAD DANCE


December 10, 2023

The Road Dance

Macon Film Guild at the Douglass Theatre “The Road Dance”

Kirsty Macleod (Hermione Corfield) dreams of a better life away from the isolation in a small village on an island in the Outer Scottish Hebrides. Suppressing these aspirations, she sees her lover Murdo (Will Fletcher) drafted for service in World War I. Soon to set off and fight alongside the other young men from the village, a road dance is held in their honor the evening before they depart. It's on this fateful evening that Kirsty's life takes a dramatic and tragic turn.  Drama, English, 1hr 56 min.

2:00 PM & 5:00 PM | $5

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December 11, 2023
December 12, 2023(2 events)

12:00 pm: Private Event {Theatre}

12:00 pm: Private Event {Theatre}


December 12, 2023

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}


December 12, 2023

December 13, 2023(1 event)

2:00 pm: Senior Cinema @ The Douglass: If Beale Street Could Talk

2:00 pm: Senior Cinema @ The Douglass: If Beale Street Could Talk


December 13, 2023

If Beale Street Could Talk

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple's unbreakable bond and the African-American family's empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers.  2pm | FREE to Seniors

December 14, 2023(1 event)

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}


December 14, 2023

December 15, 2023(1 event)

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}

3:00 pm: Event {Theatre}


December 15, 2023

December 16, 2023(2 events)

12:30 pm: Holiday Movie Treats: Our Gifts To You!

12:30 pm: Holiday Movie Treats: Our Gifts To You!


December 16, 2023

Enjoy a Day at The Douglass as we present to you...Movie Treats for the entire Family!

12:30 PM Jingle Jangle:  A Christmas Journey, invites you into an imaginary world, which comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

3:30 PM The Polar Express In 3-D; An extraordinary train ride from Grand Rapids Michigan to the North Pole with a doubting young boy as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery & Christmas Magic that reveals  wonders of life that never fades!

6:00 pm: Private Event {Annex}

6:00 pm: Private Event {Annex}


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December 25, 2023
December 26, 2023(1 event)

7:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration

7:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration


December 26, 2023

Kwanzaa at the Douglass

(SAN KOFA Go Back and Fetch It)

Knowledge of Ourstory, Knowledge of Truth, Knowledge of Ourselves, Forward in Success

Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Present

Matunda Ya Kwanza in Macon 2023

Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work & Responsibility,

Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, Faith 32nd Annual Kwanzaa  Festival in Macon, GA

DECEMBER 26 “(Umoja) Unity Day” Celebration with Music, Dance, Kwanzaa Ceremony, Program Theme:  The Great Contributions of Black Builders to Establish Macon Bibb-County.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  7:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 27 “(Kujichagulia) Youth Self-Determination Day/Youth Night."  Screening of 500 YEARS LATER (Documentary Film) and Talent Show.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  5:00 PM Documentary & 7:00 PM Talent Show & More | Free

DECEMBER 28 “Collective Work & Responsibility Forum:  Black Voter Education 2024 and Neighborhood Violence Solutions.”  At New Life International; 1985 Vineville Ave.  6:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 29 “(Ujamaa) Cooperative Economics - A Call to Action Day for Black Dollar Power:  Spending with Black Businesses Community wide.”  Equity or Else!  Practicing Unity & Economic Intelligence in the Black Community. | Free

DECEMBER 30 “(Nia) Purpose Restoring Our Traditions of Excellence and Dignity in Macon,” Nia Chess Tournament by Chess & Community.  Please call 478-782-1951 for more informationAnd Film screening of "The Sun Rises in the East;" examines the history of "The East," a Black cultural organization formed in 1969 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and its alignment with principles of Black self-determination.  Film, Discussion & exhibit will be led by Martha E. Bright.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  10:00 AM Tournament; 2:00 PM Documentary & Refreshments | Free

DECEMBER 31 “(Kuumba) Creativity - The Kwanzaa Karamu [Delicious & Healthy Feast] Community Drum Circle/Clinic, Reading Celebration of New Children's Book by C.T. Thomas, Jr., Family Activities.  At Frank Johnson Recreation Center | 1:00 PM 

JANUARY 1st “(Imani) Faith - Homeland Village, Meditation, Prayer, affirmation for 2024."  1:00 PM 

For Kwanzaa Festival Details Call 478-718-8067

 

 

 

December 27, 2023(2 events)

1:00 pm: Private Event {Theatre}

1:00 pm: Private Event {Theatre}


December 27, 2023

7:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration

7:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration


December 27, 2023

Kwanzaa at the Douglass

Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Present

Matunda Ya Kwanza in Macon 2023

Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work & Responsibility,

Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, Faith 32nd Annual Kwanzaa  Festival in Macon, GA

DECEMBER 26 “(Umoja) Unity Day” Celebration with Music, Dance, Kwanzaa Ceremony, Program Theme:  The Great Contributions of Black Builders to Establish Macon Bibb-County.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  7:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 27 “(Kujichagulia) Youth Self-Determination Day/Youth Night."  Screening of 500 YEARS LATER (Documentary Film) and Talent Show.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  5:00 PM Documentary & 7:00 PM Talent Show & More | Free

DECEMBER 28 “Collective Work & Responsibility Forum:  Black Voter Education 2024 and Neighborhood Violence Solutions.”  At New Life International; 1985 Vineville Ave.  6:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 29 “(Ujamaa) Cooperative Economics - A Call to Action Day for Black Dollar Power:  Spending with Black Businesses Community wide.”  Equity or Else!  Practicing Unity & Economic Intelligence in the Black Community. | Free

DECEMBER 30 “(Nia) Purpose Restoring Our Traditions of Excellence and Dignity in Macon,” Nia Chess Tournament by Chess & Community.  Please call 478-782-1951 for more information.  And Film screening of "The Sun Rises in the East;" examines the history of "The East," a Black cultural organization formed in 1969 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and its alignment with principles of Black self-determination.  Film, Discussion & exhibit will be led by Martha E. Bright.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  10:00 AM Tournament; 2:00 PM Documentary & Refreshments | Free

DECEMBER 31 “(Kuumba) Creativity - The Kwanzaa Karamu [Delicious & Healthy Feast] Community Drum Circle/Clinic, Reading Celebration of New Children's Book by C.T. Thomas, Jr., Family Activities.  At Frank Johnson Recreation Center | 1:00 PM

JANUARY 1st “(Imani) Faith - Homeland Village, Meditation, Prayer, affirmation for 2024."  1:00 PM

For Kwanzaa Festival Details Call 478-718-8067

December 28, 2023
December 29, 2023
December 30, 2023(2 events)

2:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration

2:00 pm: Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center Presents... Kwanzaa Celebration


December 30, 2023

Kwanzaa at the Douglass

Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Present

Matunda Ya Kwanza in Macon 2023

Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work & Responsibility,

Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, Faith 32nd Annual Kwanzaa  Festival in Macon, GA

DECEMBER 26 “(Umoja) Unity Day” Celebration with Music, Dance, Kwanzaa Ceremony, Program Theme:  The Great Contributions of Black Builders to Establish Macon Bibb-County.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  7:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 27 “(Kujichagulia) Youth Self-Determination Day/Youth Night."  Screening of 500 YEARS LATER (Documentary Film) and Talent Show.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  5:00 PM Documentary & 7:00 PM Talent Show & More | Free

DECEMBER 28 “Collective Work & Responsibility Forum:  Black Voter Education 2024 and Neighborhood Violence Solutions.”  At New Life International; 1985 Vineville Ave.  6:00 PM | Free

DECEMBER 29 “(Ujamaa) Cooperative Economics - A Call to Action Day for Black Dollar Power:  Spending with Black Businesses Community wide.”  Equity or Else!  Practicing Unity & Economic Intelligence in the Black Community. | Free

DECEMBER 30 “(Nia) Purpose Restoring Our Traditions of Excellence and Dignity in Macon,” Nia Chess Tournament by Chess & Community.  Please call 478-782-1951 for more information.  And Film screening of "The Sun Rises in the East;" examines the history of "The East," a Black cultural organization formed in 1969 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and its alignment with principles of Black self-determination.  Film, Discussion & exhibit will be led by Martha E. Bright.  In Partnership with The Douglass Theatre.  10:00 AM Tournament; 2:00 PM Documentary & Refreshments | Free

DECEMBER 31 “(Kuumba) Creativity - The Kwanzaa Karamu [Delicious & Healthy Feast] Community Drum Circle/Clinic, Reading Celebration of New Children's Book by C.T. Thomas, Jr., Family Activities.  At Frank Johnson Recreation Center | 1:00 PM

JANUARY 1st “(Imani) Faith - Homeland Village, Meditation, Prayer, affirmation for 2024."  1:00 PM

For Kwanzaa Festival Details Call 478-718-8067

5:00 pm: Private Event {Annex}

5:00 pm: Private Event {Annex}


December 30, 2023

December 31, 2023(1 event)
January 1, 2024
January 2, 2024
January 3, 2024
January 4, 2024
January 5, 2024(1 event)

7:00 pm: "THE VOICE OF GOD"- A Live Conversation on purpose and Becoming.

7:00 pm: "THE VOICE OF GOD"- A Live Conversation on purpose and Becoming.


January 5, 2024

The Voice of God

 

Join Christopher D. Graddick, Principal Visionary of CHRISTOPHER MARCS DESIGN, for a thought-provoking dialogue on purpose and becoming as he discusses his personal and professional journey in a live conversation moderated by Bryant Collier.  7pm | $25

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January 6, 2024(1 event)

12:55 pm: The Met Opera Live in HD “Nabucco” (Giuseppe Verdi) 

12:55 pm: The Met Opera Live in HD “Nabucco” (Giuseppe Verdi) 


January 6, 2024

Ancient Babylon comes to life in a classic Met Opera staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze makes his Met role debut as the imperious king Nabucco, alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska reprising her role as his vengeful daughter Abigaille. Mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova and tenor SeokJong Baek are Fenena and Ismaele, whose love transcends politics.  OPERA TALK begins at 12:30PM (by DR. MARY KEATING).Est. run time 185 minutes.  12:55 PM | $25/$20/$15

 

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