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Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Yiren Zhang, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The show tells the story of young dancer Peggy Sawyer’s path to stardom during the Great Depression.

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The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

The Gondoliers makes a splash for Macon audiences

Elliot James, Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Audiences at the Mercer performance laughed out loud, listened attentively and gave a roaring applause at the end of show.

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College Town Film Series returns with a new lineup for 2017

College Town Film Series returns with a new lineup for 2017

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 24
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The College Town Film Series is back this spring with a lineup of three films. In coordination with this year’s theme “On the Margins,” the series’ films feature stories of marginalized or overlooked groups of American society. The films will be screened at Macon’s historic Douglass Theatre, whic...

Warm up for the holidays with these joyful movies

Warm up for the holidays with these joyful movies

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer
December 11
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ready to bundle up with a cup of hot cocoa and watch Christmas movies all day? Here are a few movies sure to give you some holiday cheer!

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Mercer Artist: Calvin Langman, musician

Mercer Artist: Calvin Langman, musician

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer
December 11
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

“There is an amazing program here. The professors are amazing, and the students are amazing,” said Langman, “It allows me to bring out my inner child.”

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Mercer University Orchestra to perform winter concert

Mercer University Orchestra to perform winter concert

Elizabeth Tammi, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Under the direction of Maestro Ward Stare, the Mercer University Orchestra will perform a concert in Fickling Hall on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

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‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ satisfies fans’ dreams

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ satisfies fans’ dreams

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“Gilmore Girls” fans were able to return to Stars Hollow when Netflix premiered its four-episode revival of the show on Nov. 25.

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Mercer University Youth Choir to perform annual ‘Sing & Rejoice!’ concert

Mercer University Youth Choir to perform annual ‘Sing & Rejoice!’ concert

Ireal James, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

In its 12th season, the Mercer University Youth Choir will host the “Sing & Rejoice!” concert at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins Dec. 10-11.

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‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
December 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Unlike other action-based sci-fi movies, “Arrival” captivates without using a series of high-intensity action scenes with advanced technological weapons. Instead, it presents a story that speaks to the mind and to the soul.

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Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Cody Moran, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

“I find that when I talk to former Mercer Singers about their musical memories, they most often say that singing those Lesson and Carols Services are their most memorable,” Roberts said.

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Tears of joy from D.R.A.M.’s “Big Baby D.R.A.M.”

Tears of joy from D.R.A.M.’s “Big Baby D.R.A.M.”

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer
November 23
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The artist behind “Broccoli” and “Cha Cha” has come out with more than two songs. On Oct. 21, Atlantic Records artist Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, a.k.a. D.R.A.M., released his first studio album entitled “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” His single “Broccoli” has already gone double...

Mercer Artist: Anisha Massey

Mercer Artist: Anisha Massey

Ireal James, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Though senior Anisha Massey entered Mercer University as a Graphic Design major, this changed some time after. Now a Spanish major, Massey still continues design. “I tend to be introverted, [and] I've always really liked to be creative,” said Massey. “At this point, I've seen that it is de...

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