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Mercer Artist: Transfer student finds home at Mercer’s school of music

Mercer Artist: Transfer student finds home at Mercer’s school of music

Chas Pridgen

November 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

Artistry can be found wherever you go, which is exactly what Collin LaHood discovered when he transferred to Mercer University. LaHood, a junior Vocal Performance major at the Townsend School of Music, quickly found himself right in the fray after his arrival. In high school, LaHood performed in several ...

Movie Review: “First Man” is a powerful look into the life of Neil Armstrong and the first steps on the moon

Movie Review: “First Man” is a powerful look into the life of Neil Armstrong and the first steps on the moon

Connor Cable

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

There is just something about the mystery of space that always makes for such great movies, and “First Man” is no exception. In this film, viewers are treated with an exploration of the life of the late, great Neil Armstrong, who was the first person to ever walk on the surface of the moon. This m...

Which streaming service is right for you?

Which streaming service is right for you?

Connor Cable

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For college students, streaming is more or less a way of life. The countless hours of Netflix binging, Amazon Priming and Hulu hangouts mean that when we aren't studying, we are most certainly watching something. But which service could be labeled as the best for you? Many people like to say Netflix...

“A Star is Born”: An emotional journey beyond compare

“A Star is Born”: An emotional journey beyond compare

Cheyenne Hines

November 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

I’ve never been more excited about a movie until I heard that Lady Gaga was starring in one where she actually gets to use her voice. I packed my snacks and my drinks, and I hit the theater unprepared for what was to come. “A Star is Born” stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, two singer-songwri...

Review: Mercer Opera makes “Guys and Dolls” shine

Review: Mercer Opera makes “Guys and Dolls” shine

Julianna Tollett

November 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Mercer University’s opera program reproduced the famous Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” this past weekend. The production ran from Oct. 25 through Oct. 28. The opera program usually puts on one show per semester, and has been working on “Guys and Dolls” since the beginning of the this s...

Museum of Aviation to host musical performance

Museum of Aviation to host musical performance

Julianna Tollett

November 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Museum of Aviation is located in Warner Robins, Ga, and is near Robins Air Force Base. The museum itself offers many programs for the public, including several tours, exhibits and workshops for all ages. In order to raise money for the National STEM Academy that is a part of the museum, the ...

Seeing and the Soul: Tours through History

Seeing and the Soul: Tours through History

Sterling Neill

November 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Macon-Bibb County Convention and Visitors Bureau offers two guided tours through Macon to expose citizens to the historic sites in the community. One tour focuses on the musical history in Macon by visiting places such as the Allman Brothers Band Museum, the historic home of the iconic south...

Affordable art classes offered downtown

Affordable art classes offered downtown

Elizabeth Daniels

November 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If school has you stressed and you find your mind is in need of some “renewal”, consider spending an evening downtown at the 567 Center for Renewal for an inexpensive, relaxing art class. The center was started eight years ago when the New City Church discovered they’d outgrown their usual ...

Autumn events coming up in Middle Georgia

Autumn events coming up in Middle Georgia

Serena Golden

October 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the stubborn and blistering middle Georgia heat overstaying its welcome, many Maconites are itching for that cozy feeling when leaves begin to fall and, most importantly, temperatures drop. Here are some autumn activities in Middle Georgia guaranteed to deliver those crisp and cozy fall feel...

TV Review: Amazon’s “Jack Ryan” is a good, if flawed, spy series where John Krasinski shines

TV Review: Amazon’s “Jack Ryan” is a good, if flawed, spy series where John Krasinski shines

Connor Cable

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

If you went up to nearly any student on a college campus and asked them if they have seen “The Office,” odds are you would get a resounding yes. The show is still a bingeable favorite for many, and John Krasinski as Jim is a fan favorite to this day. However, since the days of “The Office,” K...

Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Lisa Meskimen

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a Samurai suit suddenly shows up in major cities around the world. Large-scale art installation or something else? The intriguing statue, later to be nicknamed Carl, prompts 23-year-old April May to take a harmless YouTube video of it. And then things get really weir...

Mercer Artist: Morgan Brady

Mercer Artist: Morgan Brady

Mahima Sultan

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

For Morgan Brady, what began as a way to bond with her grandmother when she was younger became her go-to stress reliever and one of her favorite hobbies. Her love for art began when she was in middle school. “The earliest memory probably has to be with my grandma,” she said. “I send her everything that I...

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