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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...

Music Review: “Kamikaze” by Eminem is a classic return to form for the once great rapper

Music Review: “Kamikaze” by Eminem is a classic return to form for the once great rapper

Connor Cable

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In today’s modern day of controversial figures in the music industry, there are very few individuals that are more divisive than Marshall Mathers, Eminem himself. While the man is undoubtedly a masterful lyricist, he also has had some rather questionable opinions and some debatable choices in his l...

Mercer Artist: McPherson Newell

Mercer Artist: McPherson Newell

Julianna Tollett

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

McPherson Newell first began writing poetry in the second grade. His love for it grew, however, he was in seventh grade when he began writing every day and continued the trend until he graduated high school. He has continued to write several pieces of poetry while attending college. The sophomore biom...

The Central Georgia Greek Festival

The Central Georgia Greek Festival

Julianna Tollett

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Central Georgia Greek Festival takes place every year in Macon. This year, the Festival will take place the weekend of Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church on 859 1st St. If you are new to Macon,...

Did Someone Say Fried Cheesecake? What to expect from this year’s Georgia National Fair

Did Someone Say Fried Cheesecake? What to expect from this year’s Georgia National Fair

Hannah Williams

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With October fast approaching, many students are beginning to plan their fall breaks. Of course, Macon’s vibrant downtown is always striving for people to walk its streets. However, many seek to venture outside what is familiar. With a car and some cash, many would consider visiting the Georgia National F...

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