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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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Fashion embraces so many arts disciplines – acting, dancing, designing, singing, speaking and writing. A little more than 40 years ago, Eleanor Lambert, a marketer of fashion, teamed up with Gerald Van der Kemp, a conservator of the Versailles palace, to raise funds for its renovations. Their philanthropic idea spawn into a landmark battle of American and […]

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When you’re a native of Macon who travels, one of the most popular topics of discussion will be the Allman Brothers. Although Duane and Greg Allman are brothers who grew up in Florida, these hipsters, along with their revolving crew, helped to put Macon on the map worldwide. Duane Allman was born in Nashville, Tennessee and is one of the founders of the Allman Brothers Band. After […]

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  One phase of the Second Street Corridor project has come to an end. For approximately three months, several businesses have experienced a change with their normal routines. Although they are mindful that the results of such improvement will enhance our city, some of the businesses had to go out on a limb to keep […]

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The Mercer University African Student Association is partnering with Touched by an Angel, a nonprofit organization, for a philanthropic event to collect and give basic essentials to infants and their mothers in Zambia. Taking place on November 15 at 8 p.m., the Art Explosion will showcase a variety of artists from the community and other campus organizations. The lineup […]

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There’s a popular trend of giving that has swept across the country in many communities. A lot of us have a vested interest in our favorite nonprofit organizations. However, when competitive incentives are involved, it encourages us to engage in these causes even more. This year marks the third year that the Georgia Center for […]

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Sidewalk chalking at Tattnall Square Park

Published on 03 November 2014 by in Macon

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  All around the world, people create public art on the pavements of society. Many years ago, sidewalk art consisted of graphics to convey messages to citizens who couldn’t read. These same designs would also be targeted to upper-class people who would donate funds to the artists because of the aesthetics and messages expressed through […]

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The Field Note Stenographers are ambassadors for live music shows in Macon. They are a group of writers who critique our town’s live music scene. On November 15 at 6 p.m., they will partner with the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom on 430 Cherry Street to showcase eight bands in an effort to collect can goods for the Middle Georgia […]

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Since 2013, the Cherry Blossom Festival, a Knight Arts grantee, has hosted the Battle of the Bands event. If you’re imagining band members transforming their instruments into weapons and fighting on the football field, you have the wrong idea. This annual production allows high school marching bands from all over Middle Georgia to display their […]

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If you were born in the 1970s, more than likely, your teenage life was touched by music from Slick Rick. Nevertheless, many people of all ages and from different backgrounds have rocked out to the tunes of Slick Rick, also known as MC Ricky D, Rick the Ruler and Uncle Ricky. All of these nicknames for […]

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During the month of October at the SoChi Gallery, a sports collection of three-dimensional paintings created by the folk artist Monroe Jackson will be on display and for sale. As a craftsman, Monroe Jackson is better known as I. Root. Every since he was a young boy, he always flaunted his artistic talents. Once, he […]

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