Originally created 01/26/03

Arts calendar



GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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 IN THE HEART OF AIKEN SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1:30-5 p.m. Feb. 2, Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; $5, fund-raiser for arts center; (803) 641-9094.

BOOT SCOOT BOOGIE BASH: Augusta Red Cross benefit Saturday, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, Evans to Locks Road; includes steak dinner prepared by T-Bonz Restaurant, silent and live auction and drawing for a John Deere lawn tractor and rebuilt Club Car utility vehicle; $10 for raffle tickets, admission $50; call 724-8483 for tickets and information.

EMPTY BOWL BUFFET LUNCHEON: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 9, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; featuring soup, bread and dessert; to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank; custom clay bowls made by school children; $15 single ticket includes one bowl and buffet, $35 family ticket includes two bowls and buffet; Wayne Waldrop, 736-1199, Ext. 217.

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

MUSIC NOTES

CHILDREN'S MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS: 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays through 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.

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE CONCERT: Noon Feb. 4, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St., with Lindsey McKee, soprano, Keith Shafer, piano; free, $7 for lunch, provided by Calvert's, reservations required for meal; 722-3463.

FACULTY RECITAL: 7 p.m. Feb. 6, University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; with Laura Tomlin, violin; Richard Thomas, cello; and Mary Losey, piano; $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.

POPS! AT THE BELL - QUINTANGO: 8 p.m. Feb. 8, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; Augusta Symphony; $35-$10 adults and $14-$5 students; 826-4705.

SEA ISLAND SINGERS: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; Augusta State University Lyceum Series; free for students, $8 general admission, $6 senior citizens and other area students; 737-1609.

ONSTAGE

THE LION IN WINTER: Aiken Community Playhouse production; 8 Friday and Saturday, 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.

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

WAX WORKS: 8 p.m. Thursday, Etherredge Center main stage, University of South Carolina Aiken; $10 adults, $5 students; (803) 641-3305.

DAVID COPPERFIELD: 6 and 9 p.m. Feb. 4, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; 724-2400.

A WOMAN'S REVENGE: 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; 724-2400.

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

THE LARAMIE PROJECT: University of South Carolina Aiken production; 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 3 p.m. Feb. 16, Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; $5 students and children, $10 adults; (803) 641-3305.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: Augusta Theatre Company production; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 20-21, and Feb. 27-28; 8 p.m. Feb. 15 and March 1; 3 and 8 p.m. Feb. 22; and 3 p.m. Feb. 16 and March 2; romantic dinner buffet Feb. 14, Bon Air Apartments, 2101 Walton Way; $15; $8 matinees; $35 buffet dinners and $25 matinee teas, discounts available; 481-9040.

MUSEUMS

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; Feb. 1-28, The Morehouse Men, 60-minute film, free with admission; 6:30 and 8 p.m. Feb. 6, dinner theater Good Measure, Running Over, based on life of Emily Tubman, dinner by Carrabba's Italian Grill, $25 per person, reservations required; docent training class 9:45 a.m. to noon Mondays, through Feb. 24; today-Jan. 31, The Founding of Georgia, 35-minute film playing in History Theatre; Thirty Years of Rock and Roll: Photography by Larry Hulst, Saturday-March 16; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24, Docent Training; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8 and 1-5 p.m. Feb. 9, Family Fun Day; 5-7 p.m. Feb. 4 and 11, Continuing Education Class: An Introduction to Georgia History; noon Feb. 5, Brown Bag History Series: Emily Tubman: Benefactress, Christian, Humanitarian, with Janice M. Johnson; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8 and 1-5 p.m. Feb. 9, Family Fun Day; museum hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; free Sundays, $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children and free for age 5 and younger other days; www.augustamuseum.org; 722-8454.

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; Wolves at Our Door film 1 p.m. daily; Human Gyro exhibit; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; $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.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; Feb. 1-28, Fine Arts Exhibit with multiple artists, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 5, opening reception; Feb. 2-27, Fine Arts Exhibition with Dorothy Wright, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 2, opening reception; storytelling sessions 10 a.m. first Saturdays; Lunch at Noon lecture series 11:30 a.m. second Wednesdays; Youth Leadership sessions, for ages 12-19, third Saturdays; Children's Learning Center, reading, math, science, history, economics, environmental and computer arts program, Mondays-Fridays, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; museum hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; $3 adults, $1 students; 724-3576.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; through Feb. 23, Recent Acquisitions; through April 20, Martha Simkins Rediscovered, $3 adults, $2 seniors, students and military; 2 p.m. today, Vignettes from La Recherche (The Quest) performed by The Voices of Franklin, free; 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Math, Music at the Morris with Augusta Symphony String Quartet; 7 p.m. Wednesday, auditions for An Evening of Poetry in the Odeum, Paine College, Druid Park Avenue, 10 poets will be chosen; 7 p.m. Thursday, Cornbread Nations: An Evening with John Egerton, $10 members, $12 nonmembers, reservations required; 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 7, An Evening of Poetry; 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 8, Family Art Workshop: Face to Face with History, free; museum hours 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 65 and older, free younger than age 6; www.themorris.org; 724-7501.