Bets on Betty
The 21-year-old became the second woman from central Georgia to win the coveted Miss America crown, 63 years after Macon native, Neva Jane Langley Fickling won the title. Coincidentally, Cantrell perfected her operatic vocals in the recital hall named ...
10 Days Calendar
Neva Langley Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University. Free. mercer.edu/music. 7:30 p.m.. “Edgy Bits”. An evening of short plays about women on the edge. Strong, adult language and situations. Not for children. Grassmann-Porter Studio ...
Macon boasts not one, but two Miss America crowns
In 1952, Neva Jane Langley, who grew up in Florida's orange groves, wowed Atlantic City judges and won all three preliminary competitions, including talent. She had honed her piano-playing to such perfection at Wesleyan Conservatory that she flawlessly ...
Out & About Arts Calendar for Nov. 18, 2016
Murder mystery dinner theater presented by the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater and come find out just who gets “sleighed.” Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. $40 single; $70 couple.