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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Macon that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Program Director Beverly Blake.

Walk, jog or run in the name of literacy

Published on 28 January 2015 by in Macon

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The Junior League of Macon is dedicated to help increase the literacy rate in our community. On February 21, you can walk, jog or run for the cause. On top of that, if the babysitter isn’t available, or if you just want to enjoy the event with your little one, the Junior League of Macon is […]

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Sight of Sound has teamed up with Steps on Ingleside to present the 8UP Dance Competition invitational. Recently, dance-off challenges have become very popular around the nation. The culture is definitely climaxing in Middle Georgia. There are many individuals and dance teams in town who challenge each other on a regular basis. These hoofers also expand their reputations by […]

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There was a time when Georgia was booming with the sounds of Miami bass music. Many rappers were influenced by Uncle Luke, also known as Luther Campbell. One of those lyrical geniuses was Raheem the Dream. His rap style was smooth, and he didn’t rush his flow. In a lot of his music, Raheem talks about […]

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By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboard Exchange Jonathan Harwell-Dye’s career in the arts didn’t start out in the most obvious way. The Director of Communications for the Macon Arts Alliance began as a science illustration major at the University of Georgia, where he worked with scientists doing etymological illustrations, translating the world of science into the artistic […]

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The art of making beer has become a popular trend that’s sweeping the globe. The term microbrewing has evolved to be known as crafting beer. Since the industry has peaked, labeling the business as micro no longer makes sense. There was a time when the art of making craft beer was referred to as an […]

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There have been many bands born out of Athens, Georgia. But few can be compared to of Montreal. Since 1997, this recording group has produced 12 albums, in addition to many other remixes of individual songs. Of Montreal is described as a rock band, but they also cross over into genres like experimental, funk and pop, […]

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Each year, the Tubman Museum holds an event called All That Jazz to raise money for its education and outreach programs. This year marks the 19th annual All That Jazz fundraiser, and the headlining artist is Stephanie Mills, a Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actress. Many people have grooved to hits like, “Never Knew Love […]

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Coined as the spiritual father of the Black Arts Movement in the 1960s, John Oliver Killens was an African-American fiction writer who was born January 14, 1916 in the historic Pleasant Hill neighborhood of Macon, Georgia. He was a Pulitzer Prize nominee for his novels, “And Then We Heard the Thunder” (1962) and “The Cotillion; […]

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Laughter can serve as a form of medicine, and B&B ENT has prescribed the #LMAO Comedy Tour for Macon residents. This production will turn out an array of comedians, such as our very own Keith “Hollywood” Woods, BET’s Comicview Pooh Carter and Comedian Tiny, along with Atlanta’s Marti P. Some of these jokesters have also […]

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Fantastic fundraisers and solid sponsorships are key elements when it comes to planning a festival or event. Many of these productions are created to help with a cause marketing effort where donations are essential. While other events may be generated for profit with a dual purpose of enlightening the community, it’s also necessary to have investors […]

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