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Mercer’s Senior Art Exhibit comes to the Tubman Museum

Mercer’s Senior Art Exhibit comes to the Tubman Museum

Camryn Jackson, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Mercer University will be hosting the senior art exhibit at the Tubman Museum in downtown Macon from April 27 through May 12. The exhibit will feature artwork in a variety of mediums from both the graphic design students and the fine art students. Ranging from vibrant skateboards to bar branding,...

Texas mother travels four states to watch son play at Townsend Honors Recital

Texas mother travels four states to watch son play at Townsend Honors Recital

Elliot James, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Diann Hutcheson and her father came in from Texas to watch her son, Brayden, play saxophone in the Townsend School of Music Honor Recital. The pair have been in town since Easter weekend. “If my boy’s playing, I’m coming,” Diann Brayden said. She said that it is her son’s first time being ...

Mercer Bearitones are recording an album

Mercer Bearitones are recording an album

Elliot James, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The Mercer Bearitones acapella club on campus is in recording sessions for their first album. The student singing group has been meeting three times a week to record their voices since February. The entirely student-produced album is set to release at the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester. ...

6lack, COIN, and DJ Throttle perform at Bearstock 2018 [GALLERY]

6lack, COIN, and DJ Throttle perform at Bearstock 2018 [GALLERY]

Marianna Bacallao, Photo Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase

Hawkins Arena, the 3,500 seat basketball court, was outfitted with carpeted mats and mammoth speakers. Students poured into the stadium awaiting the first concert of Bearstock since the day portion had been cancelled. Because Bearstock coincides with Make it Mercer, there was no indoor space that...

EarthGang validates Atlanta’s “Royalty” with their latest album

EarthGang validates Atlanta’s “Royalty” with their latest album

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Atlanta is an epicenter of culture. It is literally a hub for exchange, locally and internationally. The culture that has arisen from that is truly something special. Something that has been cultivated in Atlanta is the art of making a great musician.  Music groups like Outkast, TLC and Kris Kro...

Film Review: A Wrinkle in Time

Film Review: A Wrinkle in Time

Clare Reverri, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Looking for a movie with strong female characters and a heartfelt message? “A Wrinkle in Time” is the way to go. The film is based off of a novel by the same name written by Madeleine L’Engle. “A Wrinkle in Time" has an all-star cast of strong women including Oprah Winfrey as Mrs. Which, Mindy...

Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ is giant robot fighting fun

Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ is giant robot fighting fun

Connor Cable, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Movies about giant robots fighting otherworldly beings seem to be all the rage in the last decade. There have been multiple franchises attempting to wow audiences with big, explosive fun, and there are really only two names that have come out on top: Transformers, and Pacific Rim. While Transfor...

Mercer Artist: Marlon Moody

Mercer Artist: Marlon Moody

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

Marlon Moody’s instrument towered over him. He said this is why he chose to play the bassoon in the fifth grade. He has been playing the woodwind instrument ever since. Moody is a fourth-year technical communications major at Mercer. He plays the double reed instrument in the Mercer Wind Ensembl...

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

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

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Previews, Theater

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 ...

Who is performing at Bearstock 2018?

Who is performing at Bearstock 2018?

Rachel McBride, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Bearstock is here again and the lineup has been announced.  Mercer students and Macon residents can come see The Burnt Bridges, Caleb Brown, Some Kids, Kim Meeks, .95 Waves and Simeon perform in Tattnall Square Park on April 7 from 1-6 p.m. Here's a preview of some of the entertainment you can catch from...

Witness Mercer Theatre’s “God of Carnage”

Witness Mercer Theatre’s “God of Carnage”

Lisa Meskimen, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Theater

Mercer Theatre’s final play of the semester, “God of Carnage,” is coming to campus the first week of April. After a childrens’ fight on the playground results in lost teeth, their parents must meet to make amends. Sounds straightforward enough, but Yasmina Reza’s play, which won the To...

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