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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, 2017


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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.

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, 2017


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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, 2017


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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.

Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Broadway’s “42nd Street” to tour in Macon

Yiren Zhang, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


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

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


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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, 2016


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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.

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


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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.

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


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“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.

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

Ireal James, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016


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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, 2016


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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, 2016


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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 ...

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