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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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Second Street reopens with a block party

Published on November 17, 2014 by in Dance, Macon, Music

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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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If you follow contemporary dance, you need to be at Bedlam Lowertown this Saturday night. The collaborative duo Fire Drill (Billy Mullaney and Emily Gastineau) are presenting “an evening of pop-up experimental choreography,” bringing together dance-makers from Portland, Ore., Oakland, Calif. and the Twin Cities. “Absolute Bliss” will feature performances by emerging West Coast and […]

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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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The Akron Civic Theatre, a Knight Arts grantee, and Neos Dance Theatre, also a Knight Arts grantee, really knew what they were doing when they decided to come together for a night of Dracula (the silent film “Nosferatu” and Neos’ “Count: The Legend of Dracula”) back-to-back on Saturday, November 1, the night after Halloween. It […]

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Godoy & Pradera. Photo: Neil de la Flor.

Once upon a time, in a decade not too long ago, Wynwood was a gritty working-class neighborhood that housed Miami’s fashion district. It’s where I would go once a month to buy spools of thread, invisible zippers, muslin and needles from Scott Notions to restock a small sewing factory that I started in the mid-’90s. […]

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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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After a very successful performance at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall with the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Company, DANCECLEVELAND, a Knight Arts grantee, is going to be continuing in that stellar vein by presenting the internationally acclaimed Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (KCDC) in the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square. One of Israel’s most prominent dance […]

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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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