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How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

Elizabeth Tammi and Julianna Tollett

August 26, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Theater

If you’re new to campus, or maybe just interested in getting more involved on campus, Mercer University has several arts-related student organizations you can get involved in. MUSIC University Choir: The Townsend School of Music has several choral ensembles, some of which are audition-based. But ...

Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Though Mercer’s music, theatre and visual art departments offer degree programs in a variety of art forms, you don’t have to be an arts major to get involved in Mercer’s thriving arts community. If you’re looking for a new pastime or simply want to see what the Mercer extracurricular scene ha...

Point B.L.A.N.K. to take on national competition in April

Point B.L.A.N.K. to take on national competition in April

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

When you think of poetry slams and spoken word, your brain may jump to images of multi-syllabic contortions in dark, hazy rooms. You may think of semi-ironic nodding and snapping. Bongos may come to mind. When spoken word becomes a competition, the rules change completely. The Mercer University s...

College Hill and ArtPlace bringing makers to Macon

College Hill and ArtPlace bringing makers to Macon

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under City, News, Showcase

Massive fire-breathing robots -- somebody has to make them. And this November, the College Hill Alliance is holding an inaugural event to highlight those creators.

The Grand Opera House shows glimpse of King Arthur's reign

The Grand Opera House shows glimpse of King Arthur's reign

Anna Mae Kersey

October 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Smoke pours out over the stage, the sound of drums and the swell of music fills the room as men in glistening armor march in a carefully choreographed formation; a man, a king, cries out in anguish at the catastrophic chain of events that have befallen his kingdom. Incidents ensue that create a divide...

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Jenna Eason

October 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Clifton Forbis, Chair of Voice at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and renowned international performer, gave a recital followed by a master class at Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. Forbis is a heldentenor who has been a leading artist with the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de...

Atlanta orchestra suffers lockout: Foreshadowing for future of classical music?

Atlanta orchestra suffers lockout: Foreshadowing for future of classical music?

Trevor Young

October 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

BREAKING: (Update Sept. 28) The Board of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced that president and CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned from his position. Romanstein said in a statement, “I believe that my continued leadership of the A.S.O. would be an impediment to our reaching a new...

'Maleficent' disappoints, 'Godzilla' breathes life into an old hit

Caitlin Glasscock

August 15, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Summer brought us all the opportunity to unwind after a year of school and a chance to hit the theaters for summer films. Some movies were overhyped and could not live up to their hype while others just went above and beyond expectations. “Maleficent” is a movie that was hyped and built up for months...

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