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Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Ashley Antoine, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Little Mix, made up of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson, was put together in the eighth season of the UK’s “The X Factor,” and the group went on to win the competition. The group now has three albums, “Salute,” “DNA” and “Get Weird,” and is ...

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

Ireal James, Staff Writer
November 13
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Mercer’s Townsend School of Music will host a faculty artist recital featuring soprano Dr. Martha Malone in Fickling Hall Nov. 19. Malone has entitled the performance “Melodies of Mayhem.” Malone, who has been a part of the Mercer staff for over 20 years, will be performing in a cabaret style....

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer
November 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The Macon community is invited to enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music. The Mercer Singers and University will join with the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings for a performance of John Rutter’s “Requiem” at the Mulberry United Methodist Church on Nov. 13 at 4:00 p.m. The concert will featur...

“She Kills Monsters” comes to Mercer

“She Kills Monsters” comes to Mercer

Nicholas Wooten, Editor in Chief
November 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The Mercer Players will present playwright Qui Nguyen’s “She Kills Monsters” at Tattnall Square Center for the Arts Nov. 10-13 and Nov. 17-20. Nguyen’s comedy chronicles the adventures of heroine Agnes Evans, a straight-laced high school teacher from a small town in Ohio, as she looks to soothe ...

Humor and heart combine in Rick Riordan’s latest mythological adventure

Humor and heart combine in Rick Riordan’s latest mythological adventure

Elizabeth Tammi, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In Rick Riordan’s Norse-inspired trilogy “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard,” a homeless Boston teenager saves his city — before promptly dying. But Magnus’s death is only the beginning of his crazy existence as he enters Valhalla, an afterlife designed for selfless warriors. Even if his lif...

American Horror Story’s latest season shrouded in mystery

American Horror Story’s latest season shrouded in mystery

Katie Atkinson, News Editor
November 4
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

“American Horror Story” has arisen from the grave that its former seasons had seemingly buried it in. While predecessors “Freak Show” and “Hotel” ultimately flopped, season 6 so far is a success — even though I’m still not sure about what’s really going on. “American Horror Stor...

Townsend School of Music to host annual homecoming Kaleidoscope Concert

Townsend School of Music to host annual homecoming Kaleidoscope Concert

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Townsend School of Music will host its annual Kaleidoscope Concert on homecoming day, Nov. 5, in Fickling Hall. Various departments of the music school such as the organ, opera, and jazz departments will all be performing acts in different sections of the auditorium beginning at 11 a.m. David...

Mercer Wind Ensemble revs up for concerts in November

Mercer Wind Ensemble revs up for concerts in November

Elliot James, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Mercer University Wind Ensemble is preparing for back-to-back concerts with middle Georgia high schools in early November. The concerts, titled “Macon Music Across Middle Georgia,” will feature high school-level instrumentalists from Fayetteville and Warner Robins. Mercer instrumentalists will ...

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” introduces new threats in its fourth season

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” introduces new threats in its fourth season

Langston Hughes, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

ABC has brought back Marvel’s hit television series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” for its fourth season. The agents are back for another round, facing new dangers and encountering new threats. However, it might be more than what they bargained for. In the previous season, the agents were able to take down an anc...

Deceptively likable criminals steal hearts in ‘Crooked Kingdom’

Deceptively likable criminals steal hearts in ‘Crooked Kingdom’

Elizabeth Tammi, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The streets of Ketterdam are plagued by crime and debauchery, and no one knows how to control them better than Kaz Brekker. After Kaz gathers a group of six delinquents off the street, they manage to pull off a harrowing heist, but when the gang is double-crossed at the last instant, they’re for...

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the  Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer
October 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Atlanta, Galleries, Multimedia

Mercer’s LGBT-Straight alliance student organization Common Ground attended the 46th annual Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love with others in attendance. Cultural exhibits, comedy showcases, dance parties and other events were held throughout the city. The festival was Saturday, Oct....

‘Intimacies of Telephony’ on display in Plunkett Gallery

‘Intimacies of Telephony’ on display in Plunkett Gallery

Jenna Eason, Managing Editor
October 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Voicemails saved on a cell phone inspired Margaret Hart to create an art show called “Intimacies of Telephony” that is now on display in Hardman Hall’s Frances Sewell Plunkett Gallery. Hart’s creativity originated from voicemails left by her late mother. Hart said she was unable to get th...

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