Originally created 01/05/03

Arts calendar



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FAIRS AND PARADES

AUGUSTA FUTURITY HORSE AND CARRIAGE PARADE: 2 p.m. Jan. 26, downtown Augusta; Augusta Futurity Festival Week, Jan. 26-Feb. 2; Dennis Kelly, 828-4388.

SECOND ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PARADE: 3 p.m. Feb. 8, Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, Aiken; sponsored by Black Historical Committee of Aiken; persons interested in participating may write to P.O. Box 1641, Aiken, SC 29802; Roscoe Stanley, (803) 649-1085.

SPECIAL EVENTS

ANTIQUES APPRAISAL FAIR: 7-10 p.m. Jan. 10, Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; sponsored by Cal Berry Catering, Amanda's and Harvard's Wine; features appraisers and experts from Charlton Hall Galleries of Columbia; $25; tickets must be purchased in advance; (803) 641-9094.

THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: Thursday, March 13, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; 724-2400.

MUSIC NOTES

TUESDAY MUSIC LIVE: Lunch concert series; Jazzamatazz noon Tuesday; The Dr. Blanche Coleman Memorial Concert, with Joseph Gramley, multi-percussionist Jan. 21; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; free, $7 for lunch, reservations required; 722-3463.

LYCEUM SERIES WITH THE GRYPHON TRIO: 8 p.m. Friday, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $15 general admission, $5 students, free with Augusta State ID; Tunisia Williams, 737-1444.

THE MAUDLIN SERIES: 7 p.m. Jan. 16, University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; $5 general, $3 students; tickets available at door or Etherredge Center box office one week before recital; for other performance ticket information, call (803) 641-3448.

CHILDREN'S MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS: 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays, beginning Jan. 17-March 21, Ron Jones Dance Academy, Furys Ferry Road; for children ages 4-6, $125; for children 7 and older, $200; tuition covers all scripts and production fees; Mickey Lubeck, 869-0089 or 231-1759.

AUGUSTA FLUTE ORCHESTRA FIRST REHEARSAL: 10 a.m. Jan. 18, Augusta State University, A-2 Fine Arts Building, 2500 Walton Way; 731-7971.

CONSERVATORY JAZZ BAND MEETING: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 18, Augusta State University, A-2 Fine Arts Building, 2500 Walton Way; 731-7971.

JAZZ WORKSHOP: 1 p.m. Jan. 18, Augusta State University, A-2 Fine Arts Building, 2500 Walton Way; for middle school students; 731-7971.

MASTERWORKS - MENDELSSOHN AND BEETHOVEN: Preview 7 p.m. and concert 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; Augusta Symphony; with Sandra Wolf-Meei Cameron, violin; single tickets $35-$15 adults and $14-$7.50 students;

826-4705.

TWO VIRTUOSOS: 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with Sandra Wolf-Meei Cameron, Suzuki Strings and Augusta Symphony Youth Competition winner Charles Courtney; pre-concert entertainment, 2:15 p.m.; 826-4705.

ONSTAGE

THE DINNER PARTY: 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show Jan. 16-18 and 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Augusta Jewish Community Center; Stage III Columbia County Community Theater production; dinner; $25 per person Jan. 16-18 and $15 per person Jan. 19; reservations required; 228-3636.

LAST CHANCE: Augusta Mini Theatre production 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 17, area schools; 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19, Jack B. Patrick Technology Center, Augusta Technical College; $10 general, $8 youth groups 10 or more per group; 722-0598.

THE LION IN WINTER: Aiken Community Playhouse production; 8 p.m. Jan. 17-18, 24-25, 31 and Feb. 1 and 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Washington Center for Performing Arts, 124 Newberry St.; $13, $11 seniors, $9 students with valid ID and $6 for ages 12 and younger; (803) 648-1438.

TARTUFFE: National Players production; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $4 and $6 matinees and $6 and $8 evenings; box office opens one hour before curtain; Augusta State students, faculty and staff may obtain free ticket and one guest pass from Student Activities office; 737-1609.

SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, 25 and 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Augusta Opera production; $12-$40; student and senior discounts available; Mary Ann Woodworth, 826-4710.

AS YOU LIKE IT: National Players production; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $4 and $6 matinees and $6 and $8 evenings; box office opens one hour before curtain; Augusta State students, faculty and staff may obtain free ticket and one guest pass from Student Activities office; 737-1609.

LES MISERABLES: Feb. 11-16, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $20-$45; 724-2400.