Originally created 12/23/01

Arts calendar



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MUSIC NOTES

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Concert and lunch series, noon Tuesdays, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; Charis Fliermans, Jan. 8, with lunch by Cafe Du Teau; All That Jazz, Jan. 22, with lunch by La Maison; $7 per person; 722-3463 for information or to reserve lunch.

JAZZ-A-MA-TAZZ: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension; Augusta Jazz Project Chamber Jazz concert; $15, or $10 students, $10 per person for groups of 10 or more; tickets at door or call 736-2279; Web site is www.augustajazz.com.

AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY: Faculty recitals; 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, with Linda Banister, Rosalyn Floyd and Carl Purdy; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, with Angela Morgan, Christine Crookall and David Martin Jones; 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, with Alan Knight and Rob Foster; all concerts are at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on campus, 2500 Walton Way; free; 737-1453.

ONSTAGE

BROADWAY AT THE BELL SERIES: My Fair Lady, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4; and Ragtime, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20; all performances at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; 724-2400.

AUDITIONS

THE AUGUSTA CHILDREN'S CHORALE: Available to children in grades 3-8 for the 2002-03 season; call 826-4718 for an audition appointment.

THE LITERARY LIFE

BORDERS BOOKS & MUSIC: Children's story time 1 p.m. Saturdays; 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; 737-6962.

BOOKS-A-MILLION: Kwanzaa story time, 11 a.m. Saturday; Jimmy Neutron event, 11 a.m. Saturday; Pokemon league 1 p.m. Saturdays; children's story time 3 p.m. Saturdays movies for children 7 p.m. Fridays; preschool story time 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; American Girl Book Club 4 p.m. first Saturdays; 2834 Washington Road, 481-9090.

OSWALD DISTINGUISHED WRITERS SERIES: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, Janette Turner Hospital; Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken; (803) 648-6851.

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; 100 Years of Glass and Angel Christmas Trees; regular exhibits include Aiken County History Room, miniature circus, model train room, old drugstore, log cabin and one-room schoolhouse; closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; The Preservation of Civil War Sites in Georgia in history theater through December; Artrageous Sunday puppet performance, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6; special exhibition, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, Saturday through Jan. 19; permanent exhibits include Augusta's Story, Augusta history from early Indians through Susan Still's 1997 space-shuttle mission; medical history; 1917 steam locomotive and 1930s gas station; replica cotton gin and 56-foot Petersburg boat; Susan L. Still Children's Discovery Gallery; museum hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day; free admission Sundays, $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children and free for age 5 and younger other days; 722-8454.

CITY OF GROVETOWN MUSEUM: 106 W. Robinson Ave.; renovated century-old McDonald-Fields home; information, artifacts and photographs of Grovetown, Columbia County and Georgia; 1-4 p.m. Saturdays; $1; 863-4576.

COTTON EXCHANGE MUSEUM AND VISITORS' CENTER: Reynolds and Eighth streets; tourist information and exhibits on cotton trade; closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sundays; 724-4067.

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1822 Broad St., Historic Augusta Inc. museum in three-story, 204-year-old frame house noted for architectural detail; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday or by appointment; $2 adults, $1 for 55 and older and 50 cents for 18 and younger; 724-0436.

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; The Science of Toys through December; Human Gyro exhibit; center hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, closed today through Christmas Day and Dec. 30-Jan. 1; $8 for ages 18-54, $6 for 55 and older, active military and ages 4-17, free for members; admission half-price after 3 p.m. daily; 821-0200.

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; closed through Jan. 1; Peace Quilt, Gallery II, Jan. 11-26; Sculptural Objects by Jennifer Onofrio and Taweesak Molsawat, Gallery I, Jan. 11-22; Walker-Mackenzie Faculty and Student Show, Jan. 11-22; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Ware's Folly Gallery, 506 Telfair St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, by appointment only Saturday, Walker-Mackenzie Studio, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; free; 722-5495; www.ghia.org.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, closed Sunday through Christmas Day and New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; $2 adults, 75 cents children; 724-3576.

MEADOW GARDEN: 1320 Independence Drive, at 13th Street and Walton Way; historic home of George Walton, early Georgia governor and signer of Declaration of Independence; closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, by appointment Saturday and Sunday; $4 adults and college students, $3.50 seniors, $3 high school students, $1 third-eighth grade and 50 cents kindergarten-second grade, group rates available; 724-4174.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; African-American Works on Paper, through Monday; puppet-making workshop, 2 p.m. Friday, reservations required; Masterworks of Southern Art Tour, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13; Theme Tour: African American Artists in the Morris Collection, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20; special presentation: Dr. Donald A. Wood, chief curator at Birmingham Museum of Art, 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25; Henry Casselli: Master of the American Watercolor, through Jan. 27; Artist's Talk by Patrick Dougherty, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27; closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; free admission Sundays, other days, $3 adults, $2 students, military and persons 65 and older, children younger than 6 free; www.themorris.org; 724-7501.

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; 369-acre estate including mansion house built in 1859; grounds open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-Monday, house tours noon to 3 p.m. or by appointment; (803) 827-1473.

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; former Presbyterian manse where Wilson spent his formative years during Civil War and Reconstruction; original and period furnishings; tours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day; $5, $4 for 60 and older and $3 younger than 18; 724-0436.

ART GALLERIES

AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 122 Laurens St. S.W.; recycled art sale through Dec. 31; recreational classes include stained glass and painting, photography, yoga and face-casting; children 2 and older may participate in watercolors, drawing and collage; closed Sunday-Christmas Day and Saturday and New Year's Day; regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; (803) 641-9094.

ANNETTE BUSH'S GALLERY AT THE LAMAR: Lamar Building, 15th floor, 753 Broad St.; paintings and collages by Annette Bush and wildlife prints by Judy Brand; viewings by appointment only; 722-1745.

THE ARNOLD GALLERY: 321 Richland Ave., Aiken; original works by Judy Adamick, Trish Arnold, Al Beyer, Mary Alice Lockhart and others; gallery hours noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; (803) 502-1100.

ARTISTS' ROW: Alliance of art galleries along Broad Street celebrates first Fridays with open houses, food and street entertainment 5-9 p.m. Galleries denoted with *.

* ARTISTIC PERCEPTIONS: 551 Broad St.; oil paintings, prints, stained glass and art supplies and old master reproductions; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 724-8739.

* AUGUSTA ART EXCHANGE GALLERY: 1028 Broad St.; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 722-6722.

* AUGUSTA ART GLASS: 980 Broad St.; Tiffany lamps, gifts and sundries; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 724-4300.

* BANKER MARTIN GALLERY: 1022 Broad St.; watercolors by Karen Banker and pottery by Juliet Martin; 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Monday by appointment; 823-1060.

* BROAD STROKES: 1026 Broad St.; oils and watercolors by Judy Avrett, Lillie Morris, Barbara Whetstone and C.Z. Hamilton; hand-painted Christmas ornaments; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, evenings by appointment; 774-1026.

DAVID STUART'S WILD HARE POTTERY: 1627 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 279-7813.

* DUNLAP STUDIO AND GALLERY: 1018 Broad St.; works by Keil Alderson, Dickson Dunlap, Roger Finch, Steve Harrison, David Mascaro, Jill Stafford and Lucy Weigle; gallery hours noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday; 722-7333.

ETHERREDGE CENTER GALLERY: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; paintings by Ingrid Hofer, Upper Gallery, Jan. 19; painting by Paul Bright, Lower Gallery, Jan. 19-25; (803) 641-3305.

FAHNOE ART AND DESIGN: 208 Eighth St.; works by Will Fahnoe; classes available 7:30-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and by appointment; gallery hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 724-0094.

* GALLERY 1006: 1006 Broad St.; new stone sculpture by Jeff Birchill; new works by LouAnn Zimmerman, Michael Pearson, Marc Moon and Beth Coulter, accessories by Gina Choma, pottery and clay works by Sumpters and Judy Jacobs and glass by Ruth Herrera; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 774-1006.

IMAGES OF THE CROSS GALLERY: 2613 1/2 Peach Orchard Road; gallery hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 771-1013.

JACKSON GALLERY: 300 Park Ave., Aiken; by appointment only; (803) 648-7397.

LATTIMORE GALLERY AND STUDIO: 406 Kershaw Place S.E., Aiken; portraits, gallery visits by appointment; www.annelattimore.com; (803) 648-3564.

LITTLE RED BARN POTTERY, ART AND ANTIQUES: Junction of U.S. Highway 278 and South Carolina Highway 37, Barnwell; works of 40 artisans; traditional South Carolina face jugs and painting classes Wednesdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment on Monday and Tuesday; (803) 541-7900.

* MARY PAULINE GALLERY: 982 Broad St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 724-9542.

McCORMICK ARTS COUNCIL AT THE KETURAH: 115 Main St., McCormick, S.C.; (803) 898-4982.

METRO A COFFEEHOUSE: 1054 Broad St.; gallery and coffee shop; 10 a.m. until late Monday-Saturday; 722-6468.

MOUNT HELICON: 1036 Broad St.; gallery and cafe; 828-0087.

NEVER ANUFF STUFF GALLERY AND GIFT SHOP: 2321F Peach Orchard Road, Holly Hill Plaza; custom framing and collectible figurines and art prints, sculptures by Blackshear and Hughes, carved wood from Kenya; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 796-6671.

* THE RAVEN'S HOARD: 131 12th St.; handcrafted fine jewelry and gifts, art jewelry, art-glass carvings and fine leather pieces by various artists; 724-3830.

A SILVER LINING: 1002 Broad St.; collectibles from Thailand, Russia and China; new line of Baltic white and green amber jewelry and silver treasures; 303-9632.

SENIOR CENTER ARTIST STUDIO AND GALLERY: 535 15th St.; works by Mildred Fisher, Mary Harrison, Earluth McArthur, Dan Moore, Gladys Roberts, Clarene Moore and Peggy Owens; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday; artists in residence 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 826-4480, Ext. 361.

* STUDIO ART GRO: 978 Broad St.; poetry readings 8-10 p.m. fourth Sundays; art, voice and poetry classes available; Michael Hennessy teaches writing for stage or screen; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 722-3594.