Articles from the Arts section archive

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, ...
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Georgia's First Lady reads to Augusta kids

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, launching at many Georgia libraries this week, encourages parents to read at least three books a day to their children up to school age.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Lightwire Theater will give life and light to dinosaur tale

A dinosaur, created out of glowing, green wires, moving in the dark, will perform a show for all ages when Lightwire Theater performs Dino Light!
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Westobou Festival celebrates fine, performing arts

This year's celebration of the fine and performing arts kicked off Wednesday with an evening with film master Peter Bogdanovich, but there's still a lot of world class shows and exhibitions on ...
By Steven Uhles

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

The Artside: October is month to experience fine art, fine wines

Fine art and fine wines top the October calendar at the Aiken Center for the Arts. The events begin Thursday, Oct. 2, with a gallery reception to open the exhibits that constitute the "art" part ...
By Keith Claussen

Westobou Festival art exhibits incorporate location

Contemporary art can be experienced in multiple permutations at this year's Westobou Festival.
By Keith Claussen

Westobou Festival opens

When U-Haul trucks of artwork rolled up at the Old Academy of Richmond County, Westobou Festival Director Kristi Jilson could hardly contain her excitement.
By Travis Highfield

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Symphony to open season with anniversary tribute

Composer John Hennecken wrote "Everything Beautiful In Its Time" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Augusta's sister city agreement with Takarazuka, Japan. 
By Charmain Z. Brackett

'Addams Family' is musical tale families can relate to

They're creepy and they're kooky, and they're back in a musical. The Augusta Players will bring a 21st century The Addams Family to the Imperial Theatre stage Sept. 26-28.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

The Artside: Sacred Heart exhibit features Swanagin landscapes

Artist David Swanagin returns to Augusta for a solo exhibit opening Sept. 18 at Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday's Music Live season opens with piano concert

Tuesday's Music Live opens its 27th season with a free concert by New York City pianist Fred Moyer.

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Arts Preview: Art

Find exhibits at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, the Morris Museum of Art, Aiken Center for the Arts and beyond during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Music

From classical to country and opera, there are many music opportunities during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Dance

The 2014-15 arts season includes dance performances by Columbia County Ballet, Dance Augusta, Aiken Civic Ballet and more.

Arts Preview: Theater

Performances on stage this season include "The Music Man," "A Christmas Carol," and more.

Arts Preview: Festivals

Aiken's Makin', Arts in the Heart and Westobou are some of the arts festivals not to be missed.

J. Travis Duncan wins third annual Applaud the Artist contest

A design painted by Evans artist J. Travis Duncan is the winner in the third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

The Artside: Documentary captures life, work of artist Edward Rice

The first weekend in September will open with a flurry of arts activities including a screening of the new 30-minute documentary film on artist Edward Rice, and events for First Thursday and First ...
By Keith Claussen

Edgefield Theatre troupe to stage its first mystery, 'Night Watch'

Director Dave Engleman said Edgefield County Theatre Company's very first murder mystery, Night Watch, will keep theatergoers on the edge of their seats.
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Pop Rocks: Westobou offerings appeal nicely to different audiences

Like any event that books multiple acts, the Westobou Festival schedule - mark your calendars for Oct. 1-5 - is coming together with evenings of art and entertainment that will appeal to and ...
By Steven Uhles
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