Originally created 08/30/98

Fine arts calendar



GET LISTED: The Augusta Chronicle is preparing its annual arts season preview issue. Augusta and Aiken area arts groups should send scheduling information to Kent Kimes at The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box. 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Send information by fax to 722-7403, or send e-mail listings to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and telephone number.

Also, The Augusta Chronicle is preparing its Arts Season Preview Calendar, a comprehensive listing of performance series and events in Augusta and Aiken. Send your group's schedule, pricing and other information to Kent Kimes, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 or send e-mail listings to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Celebrating the arts

ARTS IN THE HEART OF AUGUSTA: Sept. 17-20, Riverwalk Augusta at Ninth Street; admission badges $3, Smile Gas Stations, children 10 and younger free; 826-4702.

On stage

BROADWAY AT THE BELL: Robert Goulet in Camelot Sept. 8-9; The King and I Feb. 23 and Fiddler On the Roof April 28; season tickets for the 1998-99 season on sale now at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center box office; $52.50 to $102.50.

Musical performances

HOPELAND GARDENS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Aiken Community Band 7 p.m. Monday, Hopeland Gardens performing-arts stage, Aiken; rain date Thursday.

EVENING OF JAZZ: Featuring Confirmation, Sounds Unlimited, Playback and Just Us; 5-10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Riverwalk Augusta; $15; 821-8223.

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, Sept. 29, Hephzibah High School Chorus and lunch by the Sweet Basil Grille; 722-3463 for lunch reservations.

Fine art museums

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; Printed Images of Latin America by Pamela Harden through Sept. 11; student gallery, winners of the Savannah River Site/Westinghouse Safety Poster Contest through Sept. 11; creative painting workshop with Marjorie Andruk 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12-13, members $90, nonmembers $100; 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; Highlights of the Augusta Ebony Legacy through Monday; 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.; Augustus Vincent Tack: Landscape of the Spirit, - current exhibit; Art Break luncheon 12-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, "Looking At Abstract Painting," members free, nonmembers $3; First Sunday family program Magnificent Mountains! 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6; regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays; admission free Sundays; other days, $3 adults, $2 students and persons 65 and older; age 6 and younger free; 724-7501.

SACRED HEART CULTURAL CENTER: 1301 Greene St.; tours of 100-year-old former Catholic church noted for stained-glass windows, brickwork and architecture; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; $1, no charge for children; 826-4700.

Get in on the act

SOUTH CAROLINA PHILHARMONIC: Auditioning flutes I and II, bass trombone, harp, principal violin I, principal bass, section violin, cello and bass, subs and extras for all instruments; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, University of South Carolina School of Music room 012, Columbia; South Carolina Philharmonic, (803) 771-7937.

AUGUSTA COLLEGIUM MUSICUM: Auditioning tenors and altos; group specializes in Renaissance music, rehearsals Mondays; call music director William Toole, 733-5619.

AIKEN CHORAL SOCIETY COMMUNITY CHORUS: No auditions required; rehearsals 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, All Saints Anglican Church, Fairfield Street and Richland Avenue, Aiken; call J.B. Hartley, (803) 642-0467.

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: Limited openings in all sections; call Dr. Alan Drake, 736-9098, for band and audition information; rehearsals begin Sept. 14.

ENCORE! CULTURAL ARTS COUNCIL: Ridge Arts Council accepting applications from visual artists through Tuesday for the Encore! Cultural Arts Festival, Oct. 3, Batesburg-Leesville, S.C.; $25 with electricity, non-electric exhibits $20, (803) 532-2388.

RIDGE CHORAL SOCIETY: Open auditions Thursdays in September, beginning 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, Batesburg-Leesville High School chorus room, Batesburg-Leesville, S.C.; Ridge Arts Council, (803) 532-2388.

Fund-raisers

AUGUSTA MINI THEATRE: The Augusta Mini Theatre is holding its 1998 Fund-raising drive; deadline to advertise in the 1998-99 Souvenir Booklet is Saturday, Tyrone Butler, 722-0498; 722-0598.