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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...

Macon Says Goodbye to Downtown Art Studio

Macon Says Goodbye to Downtown Art Studio

Julianna Tollett

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Contemporary Arts Exchange was a group of local artists and musicians who used studio space together in the Washington Building on the corner of Mulberry and Second Streets. This group consisted of a combination of people from all walks of life, from students and professors to gallery profes...

What is the Jazz Association of Macon?

What is the Jazz Association of Macon?

Connor Cable

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The city of Macon has a rich history in music. It is no secret that our city’s history is played to the tunes of legends such as Little Richard Penniman and The Allman Brothers Band. In addition to the famous rock bands and solo artists, Macon is known for its jazz. In fact, jazz music is so impor...

RIP Nevermore Hills Haunted Trails (2012-2018)

RIP Nevermore Hills Haunted Trails (2012-2018)

Marianna Bacallao

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Nevermore Hills Haunted Trails announced that 2018 would be its last year open. Located near the Warner Robins Air Force Base and funded by the Museum of Aviation, the trails have gained wild popularity during their six years in operation. “Haunted attractions are a love or hate thing, you know, one o...

Movie Review: “Crazy Rich Asians” is a welcome surprise to end the summer

Movie Review: “Crazy Rich Asians” is a welcome surprise to end the summer

Connor Cable

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

When the summer is ending, usually the movies that are released are the last of the blockbusters. All the superhero movies have passed, the animated wonders have gone, and the movie theaters are all empty. However, this year’s final days of summer had a very welcome surprise in “Crazy Rich Asian...

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