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Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

L.A. Dance Project unites communities

At the Westobou Festival, the highlight of the celebration's focus on dance will be a whirlwind of difficult, exquisite dance from a company fresh off of its debut in the world's capital for ...
By Jeremy Craig

German pianist will share talent with students

World-class German pianist Alexander Schimpf will come to Augusta on Oct. 7 not only to share his talents for listeners of classical music, but also for the next generation of practitioners.
By Jeremy Craig

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

Westobou: Visual Art

Kicking off the festival Wednesday, Oct. 3, and opening the visual arts night at the Old Academy of Richmond County is Augusta-born Julia Easterlin, performing in collaboration with Atlanta ...
By Jeremy Craig

Westobou: Music

Headlining Thursday, Oct. 4, the day of celebration of music at the festival, is international recording artist Janelle Monáe at 5 p.m. on the parade grounds of the Old Academy of Richmond County.
By Jeremy Craig

Westobou: Spoken Word

Words take to the stage Friday, Oct. 5, with a talk by Philippe Petit headlining the area of focus.
By Jeremy Craig

Westobou: Dance

The showpiece of dance at Westobou is the L.A. Dance Project, coming to Augusta just a few weeks after its inaugural performances in Los Angeles. Created by dancer and choreographer Benjamin ...
By Jeremy Craig

Westobou: Film

Westobou wraps up its celebration of the arts with a day dedicated to film through the Southern premiere of a new feature-length documentary I'm Fine, Thanks.
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012

Morris Museum marks 20 years as the place for Southern art

This year, the vibrant Morris Museum of Art celebrates its 20th year of leading the way in the curation and interpretation of Southern art, music and literature.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Silent Movie Night revisits movie palace of the 1920s

There's something about silent movies that attracts 21st century audiences to a celluloid window on the early 20th century. Augustans will get a chance to step back in time Sept. 21 at Sacred ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Aiken season has dance, song, improv

Single tickets for the Aiken Performing Arts Group's 2012-2013 season go on sale Sept. 1, featuring a broad range of entertainment.
By Jeremy Craig

Sunday, Aug 12, 2012

With The Corduroy Road, change is good

Its line up may be different, and its second album might have different instrumentation than the first, but The Corduroy Road is still bringing honest Americana to listening audiences.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Classic hits concerts will benefit local children

For Ed Turner and Number 9, putting on sold-out shows where the timeless pop music of The Beatles is performed is as much about musical perfection as it is helping children in need.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Aiken Symphony Guild grows

For 26 seasons, the Aiken Symphony Guild has made it a point to bring classical music to Aiken and Edgefield counties. This year, the guild is bringing a new program to students and teachers.
By Jeremy Craig

Friday, June 8, 2012

Impulse Ride to play tribute

Event to remember friend will also benefit outdoors.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Rockers Taproot to bring own concept of music to Sky City

In April, rockers Taproot released The Episodes, an album six years in the making. It's described as a concept album. So, what's the concept?
By Jeremy Craig

The Ramblin' Fevers find their footing in folk music

A few years back, David Beverly and Steven Dodd dipped their toes into music, through both church and hardcore music. Then, they made a 180 and went for a sound getting back to a Southern tradition.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Springfield to entertain for WBBQ anniversary party

Rick Springfield will perform June 8 in a concert to celebrate the 65th anniversary of WBBQ-FM, an influential radio station that was one of many that helped bring Springfield up the charts when ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Lady Antebellum whirlwind tour to stop in Augusta

To say that Lady Ante­bellum has been busy is an understatement. But they will return to an eager hometown crowd with two shows - May 22 and 23 at James Brown Arena.
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Dragon boats to carry message of Goodwill

A celebration of Asian cultures and a boat race for a good cause will come together Saturday, April 28, to Augusta's Lake Olmstead to kick off what officials hope to be an annual tradition.
By Jeremy Craig

For Moon Taxi, sky's the limit on music

Moon Taxi, supported by Funk You, will bring its eclectic sound to Augusta on Wednesday, April 25, at Sky City, 1157 Broad St.
By Jeremy Craig
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