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“La La Land” is a new movie with an old soul

“La La Land” is a new movie with an old soul

Emily Harvey, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Inspired by Hollywood’s Golden Era, director Damien Chazelle channels classic movie musicals in a modern day romance starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Like its execution, an expression of old and new, “La La Land” manages to find balance by thoroughly exploring the two sides of life. It cele...

One Last Ride for Phife Dawg and The Tribe

One Last Ride for Phife Dawg and The Tribe

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

"A Tribe Called Quest has graced us with one final album in a period in which rap has completely changed."

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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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