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    Art Matters logo. Art Matters: Engaging the Community Through Embedded Arts Journalists has been holding public symposia to discuss arts journalism and how it embraces and reports the world of art in our community. This program was designed as a collaborative initiative between the Macon Arts Alliance (a Knight Arts grantee) and Mercer’s Center for […]

    Article · February 24, 2014 by

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    Knight Neighborhood Challenge Macon-Bibb County. Often times, some of the best candidates may not be aware of funding that is available in the community. Five years ago, the Knight Foundation teamed up with the Community Foundation of Central Georgia to administer a $3 million Knight Neighborhood Challenge grant. We have come to the end of […]

    Article · February 5, 2014 by

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    Imagine all kinds of artists, professionals, everyday working folks and college students meeting up in the same place for one hour to dance, eat lunch and network. Lunch Beat Boston inspired The 567 Center for Renewal, a Knight Arts grantee, to start up the Lunch Beat movement in Macon, Georgia. However, the very first Lunch […]

    Article · January 21, 2014 by

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    The legendary Grant’s Lounge in downtown Macon has a history of nurturing up and coming artists. From the early days of partnering with Capricorn Records to the present day of embracing the Grant Jammatron, the legacy continues. Back in the day, Phil Walden was skeptical about new artists crowding the Capricorn Records’ studio. So, he […]

    Article · January 19, 2014 by