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Arts & Culture

‘Deadpool’ delights with R-rate hijinks

Here we go again — another superhero movie.  We are overrun with superhero movies right now.  Some are great, wonderfully written pieces . . . and some are not so much. Deadpool — the merc with the mouth — is not your typical superhero. Honestly, he’s not really a superhero at all. Therefore, ...


Middle Georgia Comic Con to provide multi-fandom fun

Middle Georgia Comic Con will return to the Macon Centreplex this weekend for its 3rd consecutive year.  This family-friendly, fan-run convention focuses on bringing the convention experience one might find in a larger city to Middle Georgia. MGA Con has continued to grow since its inception and ...

Local News

Harvest Faire to recreate Hay House history

On the eve of Halloween, the Hay House will open its doors for its annual Harvest Faire. Sponsored by the Knight Foundation—a non-profit dedicated to supporting community engagement—the event will take place between 4:00-7:00 p.m. The Harvest Faire is a recreation of a faire in the 1800s, emulating ...

Arts & Culture

Simple tricks to make Halloween treats

Halloween is just around the corner, and with it comes many tricks and treats specific to the holiday season. Focus on the “treats” part of Halloween with these easy-to-make Halloween-inspired sweets, whether you live somewhere with a kitchen or maybe just a microwave. The first treat is a fall-inspired ...


Tokyo Alley: 'Hidden gem' of Mulberry Street Lane

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Macon sits one of its hidden gems, Tokyo Alley.  Sitting in “The Alley,” otherwise known as Mulberry Street Lane, is a restaurant that features Japanese and Thai Cuisine.  Established in 1992, it won the Foodie Award for “Best Asian” in 2008 and ...

Arts & Culture

Mercer Artist: Britney DeRosa, stage manager

“They (audiences) watch and say, ‘Wow! How did they do that?’ I know how they do that.”  Britney DeRosa is no stranger to the stage, she just prefers to be behind the scenes. If you’ve seen a Mercer Theatre production in the last three years, you’ve seen some of DeRosa’s stage management ...

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