Originally created 08/25/02

Arts calendar

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ARTS IN THE HEART: Opening ceremonies 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; festival 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, Riverwalk Augusta at Reynolds Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets; Greater Augusta Arts Council; festival badge - $2 in advance from Greater Augusta Arts Council and SRP Federal Credit Union or $3 at the gate, $2 in advance, children younger than 10 admitted free; 826-4702.

BOSHEARS SKYFEST 2002: Annual air show features performance by Blue Angels; Sept. 28-29, Augusta Regional Airport; tickets available by calling 278-4TIX, online at tixonline.com, Harmon Optical, Southgate Shopping Center, Fort Discovery or Pump n' Shop locations; www.boshearsskyfest.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS UNITED WAY ROCK 'N' ROLL LUNCHEON: Noon Monday, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; 1950s-style luncheon with music, food and display of cars; guest speaker retired Lt. Colonel Reginald Beaty of the Beaty Foundation and Communities in Schools of Georgia; attendees should dress for 1950s era, but business attire acceptable; reservations and information, Angela McCall, 724-5544.

TIME TO CARE BLOOD GIVE IN: Blood donations for Shepeard Community Blood Center; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; food from Bojangles; 737-4551.

BETTIS MUSIC FEST: Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, Bettis Academy Park, Trenton, S.C.; $5 adults, no charge 18 and younger; Cynthia M. Green, (803) 278-3719.


AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:15 Monday-Wednesday vs. Savannah; Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; $1-$8, group rates available; 736-7889 or tixonline.com.


MUSIC AT THE MORRIS: 2 p.m. today, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; music from Baroque era performed by Augusta State University's Fine Arts faculty, including Patti Myers, soprano; Linda Banister, mezzo-soprano; Carl Purdy, viola, recorder, mandolin; Quentin Kuyper, recorder, cornetto; Larry Millen, harpsichord; and Christine Crookall, violincello; 724-7501.

HOPELAND GARDENS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: Aiken Community Band 7 p.m. Monday, Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage in Hopeland Gardens, Aiken; bring lawn chair or blanket and picnic supper; in case of rain, concert at H. Odell Weeks Activities Center gym; (803) 642-7631.


STEEL MAGNOLIAS: Stage III, Ltd. Columbia County Community Theatre dinner theater, matinee, 3 p.m. today; Augusta Jewish Community Center, off Furys Ferry Road, Evans; $25 dinner performance, $15 matinee; 228-3636.

ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART I: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES: Augusta Theatre Company production, ballroom of Bon Air Apartments, 2101 Walton Way; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sept. 5-6, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 7, and 3 p.m. Sept. 1 and 8; $15 for evening performances $8 matinees; www.augustatheatre.com or call 481-9040.


AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY THEATRE: 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Augusta State University Chateau building; parts available for actors and actresses between ages of 17 and 60; production dates are Oct. 24-27; evening rehearsals; Carolyn Cope, 737-1500.

SWEET ADELINE'S PEACH STATE CHORUS: Open rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays, 600 Martintown Road, North Augusta; 736-7740.

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHORAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Evans, Belair and Washington Roads; 364-5920 or www.ccchoralsociety.org.

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: Rehearsals 7:30 p.m. Mondays, after Labor Day; (803) 202-0091.

AIKEN CHORAL SOCIETY: 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, Sept. 3 and Sept. 10, Smith Hall at Park Avenue and York Street , Aiken; rehearsal to follow; call Antoine Cordahi, (803) 648-1252 or Bill Collins, (803) 642-9651.


ROUND DANCE CLASSES: With Mrs. Nell Knight; 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, Gracewood Community Center, Tobacco Road; $40 for 14 weeks.

SQUARE DANCING OPEN HOUSE: For new dancers for the Star Promenaders, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, Doctors Hospital, Senior Friends building, 868-7170; for new dancers for the Richmond Reelers, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Julian Smith Casino, Milledge Road, 796-3493; for new dancers, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Sept. 24, Savannah Lakes Activity Center, Savannah Lakes; for new dancers for the Master City Squares, 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 and Monday, Oct. 28, University Senior Center, Daniel Village, 863-5205;

SALSA CLASSES: By Ballroom Dancing with Teena Marie; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, Elks Lodge, off Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; $30 per person, no partner necessary; 414-6381.


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