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Unforgettable entertainment abounds at Macon’s many arts venues

Unforgettable entertainment abounds at Macon’s many arts venues

Mary Lathem, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 29, 2016

You may have chosen to attend Mercer for a wide variety of reasons, but did you know that Macon is a thriving hub for entertainment and the arts? With links to Otis Redding, Little Richard and the Allman Brothers Band, Macon’s artistic heritage has become a source of community pride. Fortunately, M...

Planet of the Abts brings unique style to the Cox Capitol Theatre

Steve Jewell, Jr. show opener OTIS calls out to the crowd between songs. The event was moved from the Big House Museum to the Cox Capitol Theatre over weather concerns.

Elliot James, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2015

The doors to the Cox Capitol Theatre swung open on Saturday, Aug. 29, welcoming guests to a special Planet of the Abts (POA) concert. Originally planned to take place at Macon’s beloved Big House, rain in the forecast quickly rearranged the concert to take place at the Cox. When asked if the unexp...

Macon’s many arts venues offer students a variety of entertainment options

Cox Capitol Theatre

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief

August 13, 2015

Mercerians — whether they be new bears on the block or ones that already have their bearings — can find plenty of ways to be entertained outside of the classroom. Without driving too far or spending too much money, local cultur- al experiences are plentiful no matter the preferred mediu...

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