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Warm up for the holidays with these joyful movies

Warm up for the holidays with these joyful movies

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ready to bundle up with a cup of hot cocoa and watch Christmas movies all day? Here are a few movies sure to give you some holiday cheer!

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Mercer Artist: Calvin Langman, musician

Mercer Artist: Calvin Langman, musician

Caitlyn Patton, Contributing Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist

“There is an amazing program here. The professors are amazing, and the students are amazing,” said Langman, “It allows me to bring out my inner child.”

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Mercer University Orchestra to perform winter concert

Mercer University Orchestra to perform winter concert

Elizabeth Tammi, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Under the direction of Maestro Ward Stare, the Mercer University Orchestra will perform a concert in Fickling Hall on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

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‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ satisfies fans’ dreams

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ satisfies fans’ dreams

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“Gilmore Girls” fans were able to return to Stars Hollow when Netflix premiered its four-episode revival of the show on Nov. 25.

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Mercer University Youth Choir to perform annual ‘Sing & Rejoice!’ concert

Mercer University Youth Choir to perform annual ‘Sing & Rejoice!’ concert

Ireal James, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

In its 12th season, the Mercer University Youth Choir will host the “Sing & Rejoice!” concert at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins Dec. 10-11.

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‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Unlike other action-based sci-fi movies, “Arrival” captivates without using a series of high-intensity action scenes with advanced technological weapons. Instead, it presents a story that speaks to the mind and to the soul.

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Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Mercer Singers and Women’s Choir to perform annual “Lessons and Carols” concert

Cody Moran, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

“I find that when I talk to former Mercer Singers about their musical memories, they most often say that singing those Lesson and Carols Services are their most memorable,” Roberts said.

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Tears of joy from D.R.A.M.’s “Big Baby D.R.A.M.”

Tears of joy from D.R.A.M.’s “Big Baby D.R.A.M.”

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer

November 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The artist behind “Broccoli” and “Cha Cha” has come out with more than two songs. On Oct. 21, Atlantic Records artist Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, a.k.a. D.R.A.M., released his first studio album entitled “Big Baby D.R.A.M.” His single “Broccoli” has already gone double...

Mercer Artist: Anisha Massey

Mercer Artist: Anisha Massey

Ireal James, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mercer Artist, Showcase

Though senior Anisha Massey entered Mercer University as a Graphic Design major, this changed some time after. Now a Spanish major, Massey still continues design. “I tend to be introverted, [and] I've always really liked to be creative,” said Massey. “At this point, I've seen that it is de...

Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Little Mix’s “Get Weird” serves up an emotionally charged experience

Ashley Antoine, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Little Mix, made up of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson, was put together in the eighth season of the UK’s “The X Factor,” and the group went on to win the competition. The group now has three albums, “Salute,” “DNA” and “Get Weird,” and is ...

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

“Mayhem” to ensue at upcoming faculty artist recital

Ireal James, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Mercer’s Townsend School of Music will host a faculty artist recital featuring soprano Dr. Martha Malone in Fickling Hall Nov. 19. Malone has entitled the performance “Melodies of Mayhem.” Malone, who has been a part of the Mercer staff for over 20 years, will be performing in a cabaret style....

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Mercer Singers and University Choir to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem”

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Showcase

The Macon community is invited to enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music. The Mercer Singers and University will join with the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings for a performance of John Rutter’s “Requiem” at the Mulberry United Methodist Church on Nov. 13 at 4:00 p.m. The concert will featur...

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