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‘Art Matters’ updates public art directory

Amber Coleman February 20, 2014

The face of public art is changing for the Macon-Bibb County area. The Macon Arts Alliance has started a program called “Art Matters,” which is a journalism partnership between the Macon Arts Alliance...

Brendan Jamison gives gallery talk

Amber Coleman February 20, 2014

Irish artist Brendan Jamison recently visited Mercer University to give a talk about his art work and to install a contemporary collage show in the Plunkett Gallery. He has had a lot of experience with...

Mercer Educators planning to build a playground

Amber Coleman February 9, 2014

Mercer Educators in Action (MEIA) is an organization for students on Mercer University’s campus who are pursuing education degrees in the Tift College of Education. The group is actively involved in...

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Mercer staff solo art exhibit displays colorful variety

Amber Coleman January 22, 2014

"A visual concerto" is the self-coined interpretation for Dr. Steve Simmerman' s exhibit, “Arpeggios, Advertising, and Autobiography,” hosted in the Frances Sewell Plunkett Gallery of Hardman...

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SHAPE holds first Blitz event of the year

Amber Coleman January 22, 2014

On Jan. 14, SHAPE held its second SHAPE Blitz event in the lobby of Connell Student Center. SHAPE stands for Sexual Assault, Hazing and Alcohol Prevention Education. It was started in 2007 to centralize...

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Art exhibit showcases Mercer alumni talent

Amber Coleman January 22, 2014

“Turn, Turn” is the name of the newest art exhibition at Milledgeville-Baldwin County Allied Arts, a non-profit arts organization. The exhibit at the Marlor House in Milledgeville hosts the...

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Mercer Players entertain with dark comedy

Amber Coleman December 3, 2013

Directed by Scot J. Mann, the Mercer Players opened the comical and charming play, “Love Kills,” by Vladimir Volkoff in the Back Door Theatre. The play is a part of “Exile Is My Country,” the...

Pumpkin lattes: the drink of fall

Amber Coleman November 9, 2013

In the spirit of Halloween and fall, there are some things that are always associated with this season. The common seasonal aspects that one thinks about around this time are the leaves changing colors,...

SHAPE hosts carnival to raise awareness

SHAPE hosts carnival to raise awareness

Amber Coleman October 25, 2013

For the past couple of years, SHAPE (Sexual Assault, Hazing, and Alcohol Prevention Education) has put on their annual SHAPE Carnival. This year was SHAPE’s fifth annual carnival, and it was held...

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Tift holds information session

Amber Coleman October 13, 2013

On Thursday, Sept. 26, the Tift College of Education hosted a drop-in event at the new Emily P. Meyers Admissions and Welcome Center for any who were seeking a graduate degree in education. The drop-in...

Clever comedy "Tartuffe" opens Player's season

Amber Coleman October 1, 2013

 Tartuffe, Tartuffe, Tartuffe. What a name, what a man, what a show! Opening at the Back Door Theatre, Mercer Players’ premiered their first show of the semester with a rendition of Moliere’s famous...

Mercer's Art faculty hosts annual gallery

Amber Coleman September 13, 2013

Mercer University’s Art Department annually hosts their Faculty Art Show at the beginning of each Fall semester. This year’s show had its reception on Aug 28 in the newly named Frances Sewell Plunkett...

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