Originally created 02/13/98

Arts calendar


The arts calendar is a roundup of fine arts events in Augusta and Aiken. Send information to Fine Arts Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Mark the release to the attention of Kent Kimes and include a contact name and phone number.

On stage

ANNIE! 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Abbeville Opera House, Abbeville, S.C.; adults $13, seniors and children $12, (864) 459-2157.

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH: Presented by the Augusta Players; closes 3 p.m. today, Tubman Middle School, 1740 Walton Way; adults $8; children age 12 and younger $6; 826-4707.

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN: Presented by the Circle Theatre; 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Feb. 26-28, 3 p.m. Feb. 22, Circle Theatre, Barnwell, S.C.; adults $10, students and seniors $9, call the box office at (803) 259-7046, limited seating.

A TUNA CHRISTMAS: Sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council and the Augusta Players; 8 p.m. Friday and 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive, North Augusta; tickets available at the Augusta Players office, the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, the North Augusta Activities Center and the Aiken Center for the Arts.

HOUSE WITHOUT WINDOWS: A play by Richard Reich; 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, Office Park Auditorium, Waynesboro, Ga.; adults $10, students and seniors $5, call Maxine Barnett, 790-9970, for details.

High notes

JOE BRUKER MEMORIAL CONCERT: Featuring the Augusta Concert Band; 3:30 p.m. today, Augusta Christian Schools; adults $6, children, students and seniors $3, call Augusta Christian Schools, 863-2905 ext. 123 for tickets.

AUGUSTA SYMPHONY CHAMBER CONCERT: Featuring the woodwind ensemble; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Unitarian Universalist Church, Walton Way Extension; adults $10, students $5; 826-4705.

SACRED HEART 100th anniversary concert and tea featuring the University of Georgia Men's Glee Club and the Accidentals 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, $10; 826-4700.

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Lunchtime concerts noon to 12:30 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; concert free, but $6 for reserved lunch seating; Tuesday, Feb. 24, Jamie Keena and Children, Balladeers, lunch by Poppy Seeds; 722-3463 for lunch reservations.

AUGUSTA CHORAL SOCIETY: music for choir, organ and brass; 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; adults $15, seniors and students $12, tickets available at Sacred Heart or call 826-4713.

AUGUSTA JAZZ PROJECT: Chamber jazz concert featuring All That Jazz, 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, 3501 Walton Way; adults $10, students $5. Call 863-4650.

GOING FOR BAROQUE: Gala performance featuring the S.C. Philharmonic Orchestra; 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, Memorial Hall, Erskine College, Due West, S.C., adults $10, students $5; sponsored by the Abbeville County Visitors Council.

THE AMERICAN BOYCHOIR: Featured in the Riverwalk Series; 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7, St. Paul's Episcopal Church; single tickets $15, children 12 and younger $5.

THE SOUND OF THEIR MUSIC: The Augusta Symphony presents winners of the Young Artist Competition; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, Augusta State University; adults $20, students $10.

EVENING IN IRELAND: Sponsored by the Irish-American Heritage Society; 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, Sacred Heart Cultural Center; $15; call Sacred Heart, 826-4700, for ticket information.

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND SPRING CONCERT: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, Augusta State University; adults $6, children and seniors $3, Augusta State faculty, staff and students free with ID, call Dr. Alan Drake, 736-9098.

Gallery events

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; A World Perspective: Photographs by Manuel Bravo, Robert Doineau and Edward Boubat through March 7, main gallery; 722-5495.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; permanent exhibits include the Augusta Ebony Legacy, the Alice Davis Collection and artists' collection; Dolls on Parade exhibit by Joyce Miller Bailey through February; Women of Color: Prestigious Portraits through February; Black History Essay Contest through February; stories for children 9 a.m. to noon first Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays, by appointment weekends and holidays; $2 adults, 75 cents children; 724-3576.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; Thomas Hart Benton exhibit through May 10; Creative Impressions choral show 2 p.m. today; Art Break lecture on Africanisms in Southern Painting noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday; gallery tour and lecture on Thomas Hart Benton 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22; regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays; admission free Sundays; 724-7501.


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