Originally created 01/13/02

Arts calendar



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MUSIC NOTES

AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY: Faculty recitals; 3 p.m. today with Linda Banister, mezzo-soprano, and Rosalyn Floyd, piano; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Augusta State University Faculty Piano Trio (Angela Morgan, Christine Crookall and Martin David Jones); 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, Alan Knight, guitar, and Robert Foster, flute; all concerts at Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on campus, 2500 Walton Way; free; 737-1453.

AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY YOUTH WIND SYMPHONY: 7:15-8:30 p.m., Monday, Fine Arts Department Rehearsal Hall, 2500 Walton Way; first meeting of high school ensemble; tuition $40; 731-7971, or e-mail consprog@aug.edu.

THE MERRY WIDOW: 8 p.m. Saturday, Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 171 University Parkway; performed by the London City Opera; (803) 641-3305 for ticket information.

AUGUSTA SYMPHONY MASTERWORK CONCERT SERIES: 8 p.m. Saturday; with the Augusta Choral Society, soprano Maureen Simpson and guest conductor Robert Pruzin, preconcert talk 7 p.m. with vocalist William Hobbins; Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; tickets are $15, $28, $35; 826-4705.

AVILA STRING QUARTET: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society; $15 adults, $5 students, free for Augusta State faculty, staff and students; 733-5929; hjcms.org.

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Concert and lunch series, noon Tuesdays, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; All That Jazz, Jan. 22, with lunch by La Maison: roast beef salad provence on a bed of red potatoes; $7 per person; 722-3463 for lunch reservations, 724-2485 for general information.

FACULTY AND FRIENDS CONCERT: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center, 171 University Parkway; Catherine Stapleton, Tom Cremer, Mary Losey, Katie Taylor and Richard Thomas; $5, students $3; (803) 641-3305.

ONSTAGE

THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES: 9, 10, and 11 a.m. Monday, Augusta State University's Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; $3 per person, seating on first-come, first-served basis; presented by Born To Read Literacy Center and Patchwork Players; 733-7043.

SYLVIA: Jan. 18-20, 25-26; Aiken Community Playhouse production at the playhouse, corner of Two Notch Road and Price Avenue, Aiken; (803) 648-1438.

PICKIN': Various performances, Jan. 18-20, Augusta Mini Theatre, staged at Augusta Technical College's Jack D. Patrick Technology Center, 3200 Augusta Tech Drive; one-act tribute to the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; school shows available; $8 general admission, special rates available; 722-0598.

CHUCK DAVIS AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN DANCE ENSEMBLE: 8 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; sponsored by the Augusta Ballet, the Walker Group and Cutno Dance; $10-$15; 261-0555.

DESSERT THEATRE: 7 p.m. Jan. 24-25, Davidson Fine Arts School, 1114 Telfair St.; $7 nightly, $12 for both nights; collaboration between dance and drama departments.

UNCLE VANYA: Jan. 25-27, Jan. 31, Feb. 1-2, 7-9; showtimes 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, and 3 and 8 p.m. Feb. 2 and 9; Augusta Theatre Company production, ballroom of Bon Air Apartments, 2101 Walton Way; $15 adults, $10 students and seniors and $8 for matinees; www.augustatheatre.com or 481-9040.

AUDITIONS

AIKEN COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE: For production of Neil Simon's God's Favorite; 3 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aiken Community Playhouse, Price Avenue and Two Notch Road; (803) 648-1438