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Things to do in Macon this holiday season

Things to do in Macon this holiday season

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

November 5, 2019

With the holiday season coming up, Macon is going to be a hotbed of artistic and cultural events. There will be activities for everyone, from festivals to food trucks to fire breathers, all in the heart of the city. 

Preview: 16th Annual Jazz and Art on Riverdale Festival

Preview: 16th Annual Jazz and Art on Riverdale Festival

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

October 23, 2019

The Jazz Association of Macon will be hosting the event Oct. 26. Every year, musicians, artists and patrons gather to listen to music, eat food and celebrate the diverse art culture of Macon. 

Mercer Music at Capricorn to open with events in December

Mercer Music at Capricorn to open with events in December

Serena Golden, Photography Editor

October 10, 2019

Once a recording spot for iconic groups such as the Allman Brothers Band and Wet Willie, the dilapidated Capricorn Records building saddened Macon’s rock fans for years. Now the studio will open for a second time this December.

Preview: Macon Wine and Arts Festival to feature boozy bake sale, celebrity chefs, cocktails and more

Preview: Macon Wine and Arts Festival to feature boozy bake sale, celebrity chefs, cocktails and more

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

September 25, 2019

The Festival was created by the Macon Arts Alliance in order to bring more attention to the art community in Macon and to draw people together.

Mercer Theatre to present interactive improv show

Mercer Theatre to present interactive improv show

Nadia Pressley, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 12, 2019

When Martin Noyes was looking for his next career move, he decided to combine the two things he loves most -- theatre and Dungeons & Dragons. Noyes will bring his two passions together as he returns to Tattnall Square Center for the Arts to present his show, “The Blessed Demon,” in August.

Five summer 2019 films you won’t want to miss

Five summer 2019 films you won’t want to miss

Connor Cable, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 23, 2019

There are many more great films coming out this summer, so this is just a taste of what’s to come. Be sure to catch these movies if you want to beat the heat for a few hours.

Preview: Argus Quartet to play at Wesleyan

Preview: Argus Quartet to play at Wesleyan

Connor Cable

April 15, 2019

The renowned musicians of the “Argus Quartet” are coming to Macon on April 2 to deliver a performance at Wesleyan College. Their website calls the group “one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles,” and they are currently on tour across the country. The Argus Quartet started six years ago in L...

Preview: Singer-songwriter Lindsay Beaver comes to Macon

Preview: Singer-songwriter Lindsay Beaver comes to Macon

Connor Cable, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

April 10, 2019

There aren’t many artists that sing, write their own music and play the drums-- all at the same time. However, this is exactly what up-and-coming artist Lindsay Beaver can do. Beaver is currently on tour in support of her most recent Album, “Tough as Love.” Beaver is a singer-songwriter with a passion...

Middle Georgia Art Association Hosts an Exhibit and Competition with a “Macon” Theme

Middle Georgia Art Association Hosts an Exhibit and Competition with a “Macon” Theme

Jules Tollett

March 27, 2019

The Middle Georgia Art Association (MGAA) is hosting a new art exhibit titled “Macon” from March 15 until April 12. The exhibit features both photography and paintings from artists all over Macon. The idea for the exhibit was created by the board of directors at the Middle Georgia Arts Associati...

Special guided tour of historic Macon buildings to be led by the Historic Macon Foundation

Special guided tour of historic Macon buildings to be led by the Historic Macon Foundation

Chas Pridgen

March 27, 2019

The Historic Macon Foundation (HMF) will be hosting a meet and greet event and a guided tour of Macon’s historic buildings on March 28 at 6 p.m. The tour will begin and end at the Sidney Lanier Cottage on High Street, and a wine reception will be hosted where people can meet board members and emplo...

Joey Stuckey Album Release Party

Joey Stuckey Album Release Party

Jules Tollett

March 11, 2019

A man of many talents, Joey Stuckey is not only a Mercer graduate and professor of Music Technology at Mercer, but he is also a nationally recognized musician. Stuckey has released over six albums, has opened for several big name bands and is also the official music ambassador for Macon. To celebrate the...

Community arts center offers course in urban contemporary ballroom dancing

Community arts center offers course in urban contemporary ballroom dancing

Chas Pridgen

February 28, 2019

The Mill Hill Community Arts Center is offering classes in urban contemporary ballroom dancing. The classes are taught by Rudy and Carolyn Mendes on Mondays from 7 - 9 p.m. The two instructors, both Macon locals, started taking classes in urban contemporary ballroom about seven years ago. They att...

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