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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.

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The ultimate purpose of the Fired Works Ceramics Exhibition and Sale is to raise funds, preserve history and support artists. This year commemorates nine years of almost 100 ceramic potters connecting with the Macon community via their presentation, products and skills. The event draws people from all over that flock to the southeast region to […]

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For the last three years, the Tubman African American Museum (a Knight Arts grantee), has held its annual Pan African Festival in downtown Macon at the Douglass Theatre and in the Cherry Street Plaza. Previously, the majority of the festivities took place in Central City Park. Changing the location of this event has attracted more […]

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Most of us would like to think the world has pushed analog to a dark basement and replaced it all with digital. Nevertheless, that’s not the case. Compact CDs and mp3s could never take the place of the crackling sound of the needle as it runs across vinyl records. Although, record sales aren’t at a […]

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Many artists have coined their talents as an exclusive hobby. Meanwhile, others realize they can generate worthwhile income from their artistry. Amplify is an initiative formed to teach creative individuals and organizations how to make money with their abilities. The Macon Arts Alliance, a Knight Arts grantee, has organized a model to assist all disciplines […]

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There’s something special about watching movies on the big screen while sitting on the lawn. And, if you want to experience that feeling, you can go down to the Luther Williams Stadium at Central City Park to view “Back to the Future” on a big screen. Friday, April 11 kicks off the 2014 Sundown Screen Series […]

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  For almost eight years, Macon’s community has witnessed J.Shawn Durham perform a spoken word piece called “Lola.” He was very passionate when expressing the content of this particular work. When he would recite the piece, his thoughts were picturesque. You could definitely visualize all the scenarios he portrayed during his projection of this poem. […]

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The architectural design, which includes the columns, doors, stained glass, stairway, detailed cathedral ceiling, turret and faces on the chimney, makes the Library Ballroom one of the most beautiful buildings in historic downtown Macon. It was designed to be Macon’s first public library in 1889, with the first floor rented out to a coffin shop. […]

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Middle Georgia State College’s Student Life and Campus Activities departments are co-sponsoring an event that exhibits talent from their faculty, staff and students called the Knights of Talent Showcase, this Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. If you were a performer or host, your work had to be submitted digitally. This is a prime example […]

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Here lately, Mercer University has been all over the news for defeating Duke in the NCAA basketball tournament. On the other hand, Mercer has had more of a reputation for its excellence in their academic and music programs. As a matter of fact, the university has engaged the entire town of Macon and created a […]

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Since March 10, there’s been a very strange and interesting guy flossing through the streets of Macon. He’s been hosting meetings in an effort to bring people from all walks of life together for a common cause. His name is Hunter Franks, and he’s a creative interventionist. Fortunately, Franks has received funding from the Knight […]

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