16 Bars Wins 2019 Macon Film Festival Music Category

Here is the full list of winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Macon Film Festival award winners! 

- Fulldome - Best Immersive Experience: Sphere project creators Mickaël Le Goff and Robot Koch
- Fulldome - Best Long Form: Hiruko project creator Masashige IIda
- Fulldome - Best Short Form: Immersive project creators Jeremy Oury & Antoine Briot
- Best of 'Student Shorts' Category: American Letters director Kevin Keck
- Best of 'LGBT' Category: Pageant Material director Jonothon Mitchell
- Best of 'Documentary' Category: Edgecombe director Crystal Kayiza
- Best of 'Narrative Shorts' Category: FIRST DISCO director Helen O'Reilly
- Best of 'Narrative Feature' Category: Rwanda director Riccardo Salvetti
- Best of 'Georgia Made' Category: This World Alone director Jordan Noel
- Best of 'Music' Category: 16 Bars director Samuel Bathrick
- The Melvyn Douglass 'Best in Show' Award: Liyana the Movie director Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp
- Audience Choice Virtual Reality Shorts: Everest: A VR Experience director Jonathan Griffith
- Audience Choice Macon Made Short: Euphorica director Phillip S. Wheeler
- Audience Choice Narrative Short: Treatment Short Film director Andrea (Andi) Behring
- Audience Choice Documentary: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin director Arwen Curry
- Karen Black Audience Choice Narrative Feature: Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero director Richard Lanni

Golden-era hip-hop group Arrested Development still rings with righteous fervor

Golden-era hip-hop group Arrested Development still rings with righteous fervor

"Where?," the new single from middle-aged hip-hop group Arrested Development, doesn't sound particularly modern. Like much of the group's output over the last decade, it feels like it could fit comfortably on their multiplatinum debut, both in terms of its warm, sample-heavy collage of jazz, soul, and gospel sounds and its unabashed, socially conscious earnestness. 

Q&A: Arrested Development hits City Winery with Grammy-winning hip-hop

Q&A: Arrested Development hits City Winery with Grammy-winning hip-hop

“We’re going to do a celebration,” frontman Speech told WTOP. “Celebrating the first album, celebrating the music of Arrested Development, but also the diversity and brilliance of hip-hop. … Come on out, it’s going to be an amazing two shows. … We have a new album called ‘Craft & Optics,’ we’re going to be doing three songs from that, so it’s going to be a fun show.”