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Mercer University Opera to perform scenes from Macon opera ‘Hugh Smalling’

Mercer University Opera to perform scenes from Macon opera ‘Hugh Smalling’

Yiren Zhang, Staff Writer
March 21
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"The fact that the story is drawn from local history adds an immediacy and relevance to the experience of our student cast. It’s been a wonderful opportunity for all of us to participate in the creation of a new work written specifically for our singers,” Malone said.

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Mercer University Orchestra to collaborate in concert with Performance Today

Mercer University Orchestra to collaborate in concert with Performance Today

Rebecca Braun, Contributing Writer
March 21
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Mercer students and members of the Macon community alike are welcome to join this celebration of classical music and become part of the 1.5 million listeners of Performance Today for an evening.

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Brahms Clarinet Quintet next up in the Fabian Concert Series

Brahms Clarinet Quintet next up in the Fabian Concert Series

Rylee Kirk, Staff Writer
March 16
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This Fabian concert "promises to be a lovely evening," according to Amy Schwartz Moretti.

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Macon’s Grand Opera House to show Broadway musical “Once”

Macon’s Grand Opera House to show Broadway musical “Once”

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer
March 13
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“Anyone who saw the movie version, which preceded its being adapted for the stage, could not fail to be charmed by its story and incredibly beautiful music,” Slaton said.

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Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Mustard to be co-headliners at Bearstock After Dark

Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Mustard to be co-headliners at Bearstock After Dark

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor
March 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Galleries, Previews, Showcase

Bearstock 2017 is going to look radically different from any Bearstock that’s been before. With headliners like DJ Mustard and Waka Flocka Flame, the Quadworks sponsored event will have a new sound in addition to its new performance structure. BEARSTOCK: AFTER DARK Waka Flocka Flame and DJ Mustard Photo of DJ...

Macon Pops prepares to honor the memory of Ray Charles

Macon Pops prepares to honor the memory of Ray Charles

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer
February 22
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For the Macon Pops’ annual fundraiser, the community orchestra is bringing back iconic Georgia music to Macon with a concert entitled “Macon Pops: The Music of Ray Charles.”

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Mercer Composition Studio to present second annual Student Composers Recital

Mercer Composition Studio to present second annual Student Composers Recital

Elliot James, Staff Writer
February 20
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“I fell in love with the beauty of a choir at a young age and I wanted to write a beautiful piece that expresses that love in every possible way,” Holmes said.

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Middle Georgia Art Association prepares for upcoming Winter Arts Festival

Middle Georgia Art Association prepares for upcoming Winter Arts Festival

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 10
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The Middle Georgia Art Association, a non-profit organization located on Vineville Avenue, will be hosting their largest gallery of the year with their Winter Arts Festival. The grand opening for the exhibit will be held Friday, Feb. 17 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit will stay open until March 10, and the deadline for ...

The Mercer Players to present “11×10”

The Mercer Players to present “11×10”

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 9
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“In a 10-minute play, you’ve got a minute to set it up and then the train leaves the station,” Mann said.

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

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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
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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...

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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