Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Four local legends to perform benefit concert for Jessye Norman School of the Arts

Sibling stage stars Russell Joel Brown and Karen Brown and jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and jazz artist Karen Gordon will perform a concert Oct. 11.
By Susan McCord

Pop Rocks: Miller Theater possibilities are now more real than ever

On Friday, Oct. 23, the Miller, LLC, in conjunction with Symphony Orchestra Augusta, will launch its public fundraising campaign with an early evening event at the theater.
By Steven Uhles

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

The Artside: Latest Book Tavern exhibit hangs art based on Poe

As Halloween approaches, the Book Tavern will be the spot for a special art exhibit based on the life and works of a master of the creepy and macabre - Edgar Allan Poe.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Westobou Festival rounds up art, music, more

The Westobou Festival is a non-stop five days filled with music, dance, film and more from Sept. 30-Oct. 4. A Celebration of the Life and Work of Marlon Brando is at the center of the marquee film ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Westobou Festival moves Ben Folds, Nellie McKay events

Westobou Festival officials announced Tuesday that two events are being moved to new venues. The five-day festival begins Wednesday.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Augusta Players open season with 'Fiddler on the Roof'

On Sept. 25, The Augusta Players will open its 71st season with Fiddler on the Roof, one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history. Starring in the lead role of Tevye is Tony ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Dine & Dish: Arts in the Heart offers international flavor

Happy birthday, Arts in the Heart of Augusta! The popular festival celebrates 35 years this year, but birthday cake? It's not on the menu. Instead, festival goers can and should sample foods from ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

The Artside: See artists paint live for ArtZilla event

In the midst of all the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festivities Sept. 18-20, several Augusta artists come together for their annual ArtZilla event.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Arts council festival still going strong after 35 years

The Greater Augusta Arts Council's organization of an annual arts festival began in 1971 when the Augusta Civic Ballet was named the host company for the annual Southeastern Regional Ballet Festival.
By Don Rhodes

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

35th Arts in the Heart to fill weekend with art, music, fun

Arts in the Heart of Augusta has come a long way from its days in the Municipal Building parking lot to one of the premier festivals in the Southeast. And it's back for its 35th year Sept. 18-20.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Chamber music series to present Spanish Brass

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society Concert Series opens a new season with a performance by award-winning quintet Spanish Brass at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Evans teacher wins fourth annual Applaud the Artist contest

A cover design created by Mary H. Harris, an Evans art teacher and occasional artist, was selected as the winner of the fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

2015 Arts Preview: Art

Find art exhibits at local galleries including Morris Museum of Art, Sacred Heart Cultural Center and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Dance

The 2015 dance card is full this season, starting with a Columbia County Ballet performance Sept. 18.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Music

Music opportunities aboud with performances by Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Southern Soul & Song series and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Theater

Theater companies from Augusta to Edgefield are ready to take the stage.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Events

The arts are alive inside and out with Aiken's Makin', Arts in the Heart of Augusta, Westobou and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Actor shares stage with mentor in 'Barefoot in the Park'

Eric Mills has performed in numerous shows in the Augusta area, but he admits to being a little nervous before the opening for Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre's production of Barefoot in the Park.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Westobou adds own gallery, central hub

As the Westobou Festival enters its eighth year, there are lots of performances, exhibits and other activities planned for Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Le Chat to open theater season with Pulitzer-winning 'The Flick'

If it's a Pulitzer Prize-winning play you want to see, you'll likely find it staged at Le Chat Noir, and this season is no exception with a recent Pulitzer winner, The Flick, opening on Friday, ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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