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How this Mercer Artist went from fan fiction to screenplays

Ranha Beak stands in Mercer Village.
February 12, 2020
She started writing short fiction when she got to Mercer, and now she writes long fiction and poetry. This semester, Beak is even learning to write screenplays.

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

Bearitones perform at the 2018 Cultural Expo. Photo by Thais Ackerman.
August 26, 2018

If you’re new to campus, or maybe just interested in getting more involved on campus, Mercer University has several arts-related student organizations you can get involved in. MUSIC University...

Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

The Mercer Bearitones travelled to Athens, Georgia last spring to compete in the 2016 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) quarterfinals.
August 28, 2016

Though Mercer’s music, theatre and visual art departments offer degree programs in a variety of art forms, you don’t have to be an arts major to get involved in Mercer’s thriving arts community....

Point B.L.A.N.K. to take on national competition in April

Micheline Dieujuste-Antoine working on a poem in preparation for CUPSI (College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational).
March 17, 2016

When you think of poetry slams and spoken word, your brain may jump to images of multi-syllabic contortions in dark, hazy rooms. You may think of semi-ironic nodding and snapping. Bongos may come to mind....

College Hill and ArtPlace bringing makers to Macon

The Make-End Festival will be held in Tattnall Square Park Nov. 14 -15 and will feature makers and creators from all over.
Fire-breathing robots, wooden books and illuminated bike parades coming to Tattnall Square Park
November 6, 2015
Massive fire-breathing robots -- somebody has to make them. And this November, the College Hill Alliance is holding an inaugural event to highlight those creators.

The Grand Opera House shows glimpse of King Arthur's reign

Credit: macon.com
October 23, 2014

Smoke pours out over the stage, the sound of drums and the swell of music fills the room as men in glistening armor march in a carefully choreographed formation; a man, a king, cries out in anguish at...

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Credit: Jenna Eason
October 2, 2014

Clifton Forbis, Chair of Voice at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and renowned international performer, gave a recital followed by a master class at Mercer’s Townsend School of Music....

Atlanta orchestra suffers lockout: Foreshadowing for future of classical music?

Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
October 2, 2014

BREAKING: (Update Sept. 28) The Board of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced that president and CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned from his position. Romanstein said in a statement,...

'Maleficent' disappoints, 'Godzilla' breathes life into an old hit

August 15, 2014

Summer brought us all the opportunity to unwind after a year of school and a chance to hit the theaters for summer films. Some movies were overhyped and could not live up to their hype while others just...

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