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Review: New Amazon show “Homecoming” doesn’t quite find its stride

Review: New Amazon show “Homecoming” doesn’t quite find its stride

Chas Pridgen

November 30, 2018

Warning: This review contains spoilers for the first season of “Homecoming” on Amazon Prime. Based on a podcast of the same name, Amazon’s “Homecoming” revolves around soldiers with symptoms of PTSD coming to a treatment facility to work through their trauma. Or, that’s what they think. T...

Where to find Holiday Parades in Middle Georgia

Where to find Holiday Parades in Middle Georgia

Mahima Sultan

November 30, 2018

The holiday season is coming up, and the opportunities to get festive this year are endless. The Middle Georgia area has many opportunities to liven your holiday spirits by attending one of their many parade events next month.   Main Street Macon Christmas Parade   This year...

The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia: The Show and How it Came to Be

The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia: The Show and How it Came to Be

Madilyn Harrell

November 29, 2018

While you may know the “Nutcracker of Middle Georgia” as a show full of mesmerizing dances and beautifully crafted sets, its start from scratch was quite different. The dream of a woman named Jean Evans Weaver, founder and artistic director emeritus, to localize Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Ballet was just the ...

Mercer Artist: Ali Austin, a visual artist with a love for digital art

Mercer Artist: Ali Austin, a visual artist with a love for digital art

Julianna Tollett

November 29, 2018

Ali Austin is a second year student at Mercer University. While she is majoring in psychology, her passion is art. Austin specializes in visual art through a variety of mediums. These mediums include traditional pencil and paper drawings, painting with both acrylic and watercolor paints, digital art,...

Winter Movie Preview

Winter Movie Preview

Connor Cable

November 29, 2018

The first semester of the school year is coming to a close, and many of us are excited to finally have a break. Some people like to travel, others like to visit family, but whatever you are doing, going to the movies is a must for this winter season. There are plenty of big name movies coming out in t...

South American Dancing in Macon

South American Dancing in Macon

Sterling Neill

November 29, 2018

On every Tuesday from 7:30-9 p.m. at Marco Ristorante Italiano in Macon, dancers come together to practice the Argentine Tango. This group dedicated to learning and dancing Argentine Tango is under the instruction of Clint Rauscher. Rauscher has been dancing Argentine Tango for roughly four years...

Townsend School of Music holiday concert preview

Townsend School of Music holiday concert preview

Chas Pridgen

November 29, 2018

As the semester winds down to a close, the Townsend School of Music will finish 2018 with several exciting events. 1. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols; Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. The 24th anniversary of this Mercer tradition will take place at the St. Joseph Catholic Church on Poplar St...

The Haunting of Hill House: Finding the ordinary in the occult

The Haunting of Hill House: Finding the ordinary in the occult

Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

November 27, 2018

“The Haunting of Hill House” simultaneously follows the Crain family while they are living in Hill House and 20 years later, after their brush with the undead thrust their family into the public sphere.    “The Haunting of Hill House” is loosely based off of the Shirley Jackson novel of ...

An Artistic Holiday: Christmas on the Circle

An Artistic Holiday: Christmas on the Circle

Sterling Neill

November 17, 2018

This year on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 the Fine Arts Society of Middle Georgia, the nonprofit organization supporting over 110 artists across Middle Georgia, sponsored the 2nd Annual Artists Market. “Christmas on the Circle” was held at the FAS Gallery at 149 S. Commercial Circle in Warner Robins. T...

Hick-Hop comes to Macon next month

Hick-Hop comes to Macon next month

Sterling Neill

November 15, 2018

The Lacs, also known as artist Clay “Uncle Snap” Sharpe and “Rooster” King, lead vocalist and guitarist, will be in town on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. to have a concert hosted by The Hargray Theatre. The Hargray Capitol Theatre, located on 382 2nd St, is known throughout Macon for offering a place for ...

Mercer Artist: Actress new to stage quickly ascends to the limelight

Mercer Artist: Actress new to stage quickly ascends to the limelight

Chas Pridgen

November 15, 2018

The “acting bug” is a powerful thing, and you never know when it’s going to strike. Once it bites you, it’s very difficult to shake. Lauren Dreggors discovered her love for acting less than a year before she booked the role of “Juliet” in Mercer’s production of “Romeo & Juliet.” ...

What is the the Macon Concert Association?

What is the the Macon Concert Association?

Connor Cable

November 15, 2018

Macon has an extensive music history, and one arts association works to ensure that concerts continue to be held in this city. If there is a show, performance or concert in Macon, odds are the Concert Association has been involved at one point or another. Since 1933, the Macon Concert Association ha...

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