Stories by Charmain Z. Brackett

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Pacers and Polo ends Triple Crown but starts season

Gates open at 10:30 a.m. Sunday for the final leg of the 2014 Aiken Triple Crown: Pacers and Polo.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Friday, March 14, 2014

5 named Women of Distinction

The Women of Distinction program honors women who've used their gifts and talents in extraordinary ways.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Cirque performers to dance on air to orchestra music

Cirque de la Symphonie is an international performing troupe that will synchronize its acrobatics with music performed by Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

United Way makes $4.1 million goal

The United Way of the CSRA crossed the finish line of its fundraising campaign Tuesday and celebrated at its annual meeting at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Augusta Players to bring 'Spamalot,' Monty Python to stage

What do a diva, shrubbery, King Arthur and a man who's not dead yet have in common? Spamalot, of course. The Augusta Players will bring the musical based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail to the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

'Lend Me a Tenor' to lend laughter

Steve Walpert guarantees three weekends of laughter as Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre presents Lend Me A Tenor.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Ringling Bros. circus ringmaster is living a dream

David Shipman's Christ­mas of 2012 is one he'll never forget. It was on that day that Shipman stepped into the spotlight for the first time as the ringmaster of the Greatest Show on Earth - ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Theater group to put on modern 'Godspell'

The Musical Theatre Workshop will produce a gospel-based musical this weekend.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Comedian Etta May will tell it like it is … funny

When it comes to comedy, Etta May draws from her daily life, and audiences can relate. "That's where my comedy comes from. I just wait for my husband or kids to do something stupid, and then I ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Ensemble finally has date in Augusta

While Peter Bloom and Rebecca DeLamotte have made numerous visits to Augusta, their next trip to the Garden City represents a first.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Blue Man show different every time

When the Blue Man Group takes the Bell Auditorium stage Jan. 14-15, it's all about fun - interactive and unscripted.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Artist Portrait: Caroline Swanson

While many artists start painting, drawing or sculpting in their childhood, Caroline Swanson didn't get her start until adulthood.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

See variety of film at Poison Peach festival

What began as a regional film festival in Augusta has expanded since its inception.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Residents running into 2014

Augustans are running in support of several charities with 5K events in the books for January.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

New year can be off to running start

Area residents are running into 2014 in support of several charities with 5K events in the books for January.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Mindless Behavior's big year wraps up here

Mindless Behavior added a few year-end concerts to reach its fans in the Southeast.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Artist Portrait: Gail Smith

Gail Smith's roots often find their way into her paintings.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Mythbusters stage show brings science to audience

Translating their popular television series into a live theatrical event was tricky for the MythBusters team.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

'Nutcracker' showcases talents of Aiken dancers

Although Aiken has only had its own Nutcracker ballet performance for five years, Diane Miller couldn't imagine Christmas in Aiken without it.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

12 Bands of Christmas to share reason for giving on float, stage

For more than a decade, proceeds from the annual 12 Bands of Christmas music collections and performance, which will be on Dec. 7, have helped families who have not only battled cancer with their ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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