Events in February 2024

  • College Town Film Series "Back To The Future”  

    College Town Film Series "Back To The Future”  


    February 1, 2024

    Presented By Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University

    Back To The Future (1985). Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown (IMDb). Discussion led by Evey Wetherbee Wilson of Mercer University.  7:00 PM | Cost:  $5Gen /Free with Student ID

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  • Jimmy L. Mills Jr. Choral Heritage Festival

    Jimmy L. Mills Jr. Choral Heritage Festival


    February 2, 2024

    Cultural. Historical. Musical.  These words embody the Douglass Theatre’s annual Jimmy L. Mills Jr. Choral Heritage Festival,  a celebration of the work and creativity of African American composers.  The festival, named in honor of esteemed music educator and long-serving Douglass Theatre board member, features the combined voices of students from Bibb and Twiggs County High Schools -ALL DOUGLASS CHOIR, led this year by Dr. WALTER SWAN -Professor, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU).  The festival also includes performances by the individual school choirs: Central H.S. (Bibb), Northeast H.S. (Bibb), and Twiggs County H.S., with a special performance by ECSU Concert Ensemble.  6pm | $FREE Admission

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    February 3, 2024

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    February 4, 2024

  • Miller Fine Arts Magnet Middle School Presents “FROM THE SCREEN“

    Miller Fine Arts Magnet Middle School Presents “FROM THE SCREEN“


    February 7, 2024

    The Live Stage Production, “From The Screen” is a #BHM performance for Miller Fine Arts Magnet Middle School, which focuses on the celebration of iconic Black actors, actresses, movies, and soundtracks. This performance is a collaboration between the six fine arts offered at Miller and features art, music, dance, and more.  6 PM | $10 Students/Staff  / $12 Adults

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  • College Town Film Series “GROUNDHOG DAY”    

    College Town Film Series “GROUNDHOG DAY”    


    February 8, 2024

    Presented By:  Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College & Mercer University

    The final film of the 2024 College Town Film Series based on the theme, “Throwback.”  Groundhog Day” is a 1993 fantasy comedy film that tells the story of a cynical television weatherman who gets trapped in a time loop that forces him to repeatedly relive February 2. Post movie discussion led by Tom Ellington of Wesleyan College.  7:00 PM | $ 5 Gen /Free with Student ID

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  • BHM Film Series, “BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER”   

    BHM Film Series, “BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER”   


    February 9, 2024

    Black History Month Film Series

    Presented By The Douglass Theatre & Sponsored by Cox Communications

    Black History Month Film Series kicks-off with a screening of the action-packed sequel that continues to explore the Wakanda nation, but this time with Shuri, a Black Super-Shero at the helm and leading the way.  7:00 PM | $0 (no charge)

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  • Macon Film Guild: “THE CRIME IS MINE” 

    Macon Film Guild: “THE CRIME IS MINE” 


    February 11, 2024

    The Crime is Mine

    A 2023 French crime comedy film that’s set in the 1930s and follows an actress who gains notoriety after getting acquitted of murder for self-defense. The film is a loose adaptation of the 1934 play Mon crime by Georges Berr and Louis Verneuil.  French, 1 hour 42 minutes.  2PM & 5PM | $5

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    Macon Film Guild: “THE CRIME IS MINE” 

    Macon Film Guild: “THE CRIME IS MINE” 


    February 11, 2024

    The Crime is Mine

    A 2023 French crime comedy film that’s set in the 1930s and follows an actress who gains notoriety after getting acquitted of murder for self-defense. The film is a loose adaptation of the 1934 play Mon crime by Georges Berr and Louis Verneuil.  French, 1 hour 42 minutes.  2PM & 5PM | $5

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  • Senior Cinema @ The Douglass: “IMITATION OF LIFE”    

    Senior Cinema @ The Douglass: “IMITATION OF LIFE”    


    February 14, 2024

    A film that tells the story of a struggling widow and her daughter who take in a Black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter. The two women form a bond and start a successful business but face intense and hostile racial issues along the way.  2:00 PM | Free for Seniors (55+)

  • BHM Film Series, “WHITNEY HOUSTON: I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY”      

    BHM Film Series, “WHITNEY HOUSTON: I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY”      


    February 16, 2024

    Black History Month Film Series

    Presented By The Douglass Theatre & Sponsored by Cox Communications

    The biopic (movie) that celebrates and journeys into the life and music of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time; tracking her journey from obscurity to musical super stardom.  7:00 PM | $0 (no charge)

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  • Happy 154th Birthday Mr. Charles Henry Douglass!

    Happy 154th Birthday Mr. Charles Henry Douglass!

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    February 17, 2024

    C.H. Douglass 154th Birthday Bash

    The Douglass Theatre Presents…

    “MR. DOUGLASS’S THEATRE: THE DOCUMENTARY” In honor of Mr. Douglass’s 154th birthday anniversary (1 of 3 events), a screening of the documentary that shares about his personal life, his amazing theatre, and provides a "buffet of information" about the many notable artists that have performed/played.  12 Noon PM Screening of the documentary, “Mr. Douglass’s Theatre”  | $Free Entry

    “REDD FAMILY COLLECTION OF BLACK ART”  Continued celebration of Mr. Douglass’s 154th birthday anniversary (2 of 3 events), featuring an art exhibit from the Redd Family Collection of Black Art Gallery, includes a glass of Champagne and Birthday Cake.  5PM | $5 Non-Members / $Free Members Only

    “A TRIBUTE TO R&B, FUNK, AND SOUL”  Music Concert in honor of Mr. Douglass’s 154th Birthday (3 of 3 events) - A Tribute to R&B, Funk & Soul with the sounds of MIA DARJ’DE.  Proceeds from the concert go toward/support the Charles H. Douglass Student Scholarship award.  7PM | $30 {includes wine Toast at 6pm}

    We welcome you to come experience and engage with us for Mr. Douglass’s Birthday Anniversary Bash at The Historic Douglass Theatre; the house that Charles built, which is an active and booming space for our community that provides dynamic live performances, dance, film, art exhibitions, community events, and educational programs.

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  • “STORYTELLERS MACON: IN THE BLACK, URBAN CEOS UNVEILED”

    “STORYTELLERS MACON: IN THE BLACK, URBAN CEOS UNVEILED”


    February 18, 2024

    Urban CEO Presents… A Live Production:

    Energetic and vibrant showcase that reveals the stories of Macon’s Urban Entrepreneurs: Shermonte Thomas, Ricardo Cordew, Veronica McClendon, Shira Lawrence, Maiesha Clark and Chesney “Chachi” Butler. Event hosted by Mallori Gattis and Brandon Harris.  2:00 PM |  $0 (no charge)

  • "A Better Trip" with Shane Mauss

    "A Better Trip" with Shane Mauss


    February 21, 2024

    Journey into the mind of a psychedelic astronaut with a consciousness-expanding comedy show that will leave you mesmerized.  At the intersection of science and psychedelics comes "A Better Trip," the latest work from Shane Mauss.  Doors open @6pm, show @7pm, Meet & Greet @9pm 7pm | $35 / $45 Day of Show - Premium Seating {Rows 1-5} | $25 / $35 Day of Show - General Admission

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  • BHM Film Series, “THE COLOR PURPLE”          

    BHM Film Series, “THE COLOR PURPLE”          


    February 23, 2024

    Black History Month Film Series

    Presented By The Douglass Theatre & Sponsored by Cox Communications

    The 2023 musical adaptation of the 1982 novel (by Alice Walker), which follows the life of Celie, a young black girl who suffers abuse, until she meets Shug Avery who helps liberate her. Parts of the movie were filmed on location at the Douglass Theatre.  7:00 PM | $0 (no charge)

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  • “BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY”  

    “BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY”  


    February 24, 2024

    Presented by Kali Dance Studio for the Arts

    Kali Dance honor the greats who paved the way and impacted his/her community, as well as the culture, with a production that spotlights the significant influence that African Americans have through dance, which showcases how "Black History Is American History!" 3PM| $20 Adults, $15 Children (18 years old and under).

     

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  • “SING BROTHER, SING SISTER”     

    “SING BROTHER, SING SISTER”     


    February 25, 2024

    The Douglass Theatre Presents A Celebration of Negro Spirituals and a look back at a vital part of the African American musical heritage through rich, soulful, and sometimes forgotten traditional music. Musical presentation by local pastors/ministers and musical creatives.  3:00 PM | $0 (no charge)

    “A NEW CELEBRATION FASHION SHOW”     

    “A NEW CELEBRATION FASHION SHOW”     


    February 25, 2024

    A Lady D Presentation...featuring amazing looks by Diane “Lady D” Jackson with special guest TJ Brown of B-FRESH ACADEMY.  4:30 PM | $30 Advanced Sale, $35 At the door

     

     

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    February 28, 2024