The Arts Calendar is a comprehensive listing of performance series and events in Augusta and Aiken.
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Celebrating the arts
TASTE OF THE HARVEST: 6-8 p.m. today, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; $30, Golden Harvest Food Bank, 736-1199 ext. 204, Barnes & Noble Booksellers and Georgia Bank & Trust locations.
ART EXHIBIT: Featuring works by Donna Whaley, Randy Lambeth, Russell Bonin and Genevieve Colmes; 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, The Partridge Inn penthouse, 2110 Walton Way, 737-8888.
ART EXHIBIT, SALE AND TEA: Featuring the Palette and Porcelain Artists' Association; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way; free.
SLEEPING BEAUTY: A MUSICAL: Storyland Theatre production 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University; $3 per show or $8 for season, $3.50 for Sundays; for information and reservations, call 736-3455 or 731-0054.
PRIVATE LIVES: Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Nov. 6-7, 13-14, 19-21, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; $23-$26, 793-8552.
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, Oct. 27, Vola Jacobs and John Alden Bauer, lunch by Mally's Bagels & Grits; Tuesday, Nov. 10, soprano Peggy Nelson and keyboardist Camille Carruth, lunch by Calvert's; 722-3463 for lunch reservations.
ARTIE SHAW ORCHESTRA: 7 p.m. today, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; $10, 868-0006.
THE AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, Gilbert Lambuth Chapel, Paine College.
JESSYE NORMAN IN CONCERT: Live performance with the Augusta Opera for Georgia Public Television production Home for the Holidays; 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, First Baptist Church Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; $75, students with I.D. $25, Augusta Opera, 826-4710.
GEORGIA WRITERS INC.: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Greene Street.
POETRY WORKSHOP: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway, 860-2310.
LITERARY CONFERENCE: Trends in Contemporary Literature: A Glimpse at Currents in African American Literature; Wednesday-Friday, Paine College Odeum; Dr. Lola Richardson, 821-8220, or Marva Stewart, 821-8208.
Fine art museums
GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; Annual Juried Fine Arts Competition and Exhibition through Oct. 30; Arts in the Heart of Augusta Youth Art Exhibition through Oct. 30, student 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; A Southern Tradition quilt exhibit through Nov. 30, 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; concert by the Augusta Symphony string quartet 2 p.m. today, free; 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; 826-4700.
Get in on the act
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.
COLUMBIA COUNTY CHORAL SOCIETY: Rehearsals and practices 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Evans, Belair Road and Washington Road; Dr. Earl Williams, 863-3388.