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“Cosi fan tutte” to bring high drama, heartbreak and laughter to Mercer

This week the cast of 'Cosi fan tutte

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

Mercer University Opera brings hysterical laughter, love and deceit with their production of W. A. Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” (Women are Like That). This rollercoaster journey with high drama and a lot of laughs take audiences through the love tale of two recently engaged couples. “Cosi fan ...

Nipsey Hussle runs a ‘Victory Lap’ around rappers in his new album

Nipsey Hussle (front) performing with singer TeeFlii in December 2013.

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

I like to think of myself as someone who listens to a variety of artists. Some are signed and make songs for mainstream listeners, and some are independent and are extremely unique. Sometimes, some really great artists slip through the cracks. Nipsey Hussle is one of those artists. When I was exploring and ...

Macon Pops heats things up for Mercer with Latin Concert

The Macon Pops will create a giant night club atmosphere at Mercer's Hawkins Arena with their

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

The Macon Pops orchestra is firing things up in Hawkins Arena on Friday with their end-of-season Latin concert. Titled “Latin Pop Revolution,” the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $14 for students and $24 regular price. Tickets can be purchased online from the Macon Pops webs...

Migos give out a second attempt to contributing to the “Culture”

Migos give out a second attempt to contributing to the “Culture”

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

There is no rap group currently that can captivate an entire market better than Migos can. What I find so interesting about them is that they have tapped into their own niche of rap music. The Migos’ career is at an all-time high. All of the members have contributed to their continued media cov...

Postmodern Jukebox is bringing their “energizing and electric” covers to the Grand

Cristina Gatti at Postmodern Jukebox at Hyde Sunset.

Elizabeth Daniels, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Coming to Macon Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m., Postmodern Jukebox will be performing in the Grand Opera House. “Many students’ impression of the Grand is that it’s old and stuffy and not for them,” Director of Arts Marketing Sarah Webster said. “But that’s just not true at all.” The ba...

Artists to look out for in 2018

Some of these artist have made their way to my headphones because of some of the songs they have been featured on, really interesting music videos or true talent that I just couldn’t ignore.

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

After a great break out year from many new artists like Cardi B, SZA, Khalid, Julia Michaels, Alessia Care and many others, I’m excited for what the new year has to bring for music. Many artists I listen to now are right on the cusp of becoming mainstream. Some of these artists have made their way to...

Three17 takes the winning title at Battle of the Bands the second time in a row

Three 17 performing at Battle of the Bands.

Thais Ackerman, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

“It was crazy when we actually won,” said Justis Ward, acoustic guitarist and lead singer of Three17. The 5-man-band took home $1,000 and the first place title of Mercer’s annual music competition on Cruz Plaza for the second time Saturday night. Three17 won the same competition in October 2016....

Battle of the Bands 2017 brings out the bears

Three 17 performing an original setlist at Battle of the Bands.

Marianna Bacallao, Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

A crowd of people gathered around the stage in front of Stetson, bundled up in layers but still shivering from the cold. Bands took to the stage, one by one, each more different than the last, all performing for the chance to win QuadWorks’ Battle of the Bands. “I think it was definitely different from ...

Mercer Artist: Sarah Kate Sellers

Mercer Artist: Sarah Kate Sellers

Catherine Gumarin, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2017

Mercer got a taste of a home-grown talent this October at Phi Mu’s Bonnamu event. Sarah Kate Sellers, a Macon native and freshman at Mercer, wowed the crowd with a mix of songs that showcased her southern roots and powerful voice. “Macon’s the home of southern rock. You got the Allman ...

Ty Dolla $ign continues to impress with “Beach House 3”

Griffins album is circled around his experience in his growing fame. He mixes between songs that showcase his ability to sing as well as songs that focus on his rapping skills.

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

There are a few artists that I vividly remember the first time I formally recognized their music. Freshman year, in my Sherwood Hall dorm, I was introduced to the artistry of Ty Dolla $ign. The first song my friend introduced me to was “Solid” off his debut album “Free TC.” What drew me ...

Townsend to host annual homecoming Kaleidoscope Concert

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Saturday is homecoming game night, but do you really need to wait until the game to be entertained? The Townsend School of Music begs to differ. The annual Kaleidoscope concert is on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. in Fickling Hall. “We will conclude in plenty of time for tailgating,” said Stan...

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