Articles from the Arts section archive

Thursday, May 15, 2014

2014 Summer Camps Guide - ARTS

Find a summer camp for your young artist, musician, actor or dancer.

Opera star Norman shares journey in memoir

In her new memoir, "Stand Up Straight and Sing," soprano Jessye Norman tells the story only she could tell.
By Tom Turner

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

'9 to 5' is tale of friendship

9 to 5 might follow the plight of female co-workers pushed to the edge by their male boss, but the show will entertain both sexes when it's staged in late May at Aiken Community Playhouse.
By Anne Waits

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Artside: Summer series includes workshop with artist Lambeth

Randy Lambeth will share his 30 years of experience as an artist in Augusta in a Drawing the City workshop May 17 at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Sunday, May 11, 2014

'Tom Foolery' should offend at some point, actor says

Keith Manasco chose the works of satirist Tom Lehrer for the next show at Le Chat Noir.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

'Oz' fans will be pleased, Augusta Players say

The Augusta Players will pay homage to 'The Wizard of Oz', the film classic celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, with performances at Imperial Theatre on May 9-11.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Artside: Tarleton Blackwell will talk about his visual world

Distinguished South Carolina artist Tarleton Blackwell will be at the Morris Museum of Art on May 1.
By Keith Claussen

Monday, April 28, 2014

Veteran cast will have crowd laughing in 'Never Too Late'

Besides funny lines and a situational comedy, what makes the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre production of 'Never Too Late' work is the chemistry among the cast members.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Quickies returns to Le Chat

This weekend and next, Le Chat Noir brings back Quickies, its annual short play festival featuring original scripts by local authors.

The Artside: Local artists entered ArtFields competition

Several Augusta-area artists are exhibiting in the second ArtFields competition and festival in Lake City, S.C. April 25-May 4.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Artside: Arts community in Augusta is in full bloom for April

When bright yellow Masters Tournament flags start to brighten our storm-damaged neighborhoods, it's a sure sign visitors from around the world are on the way, and we will be ready to show them our ...
By Keith Claussen

Monday, March 31, 2014

Share talent in third annual Applause cover contest

Celebrate the arts in our community by entering our third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the Sept. 4 Applause fall arts preview edition.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Artside: Exhibits include paintings, photography, wood-turning

See paintings by Amy Dobbs and Betsy Wilson-Mahoney in Aiken and a collection of drive-in movie theater photographs and wood-turned bowls in Augusta.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Woodwind trio ETA 3 to close Tuesday's Music Live season

The 26th season finale in the Tuesday's Music Live series will feature a concert by the New York City ensemble, ETA 3, at noon Tuesday, March 18.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Cirque performers to dance on air to orchestra music

Cirque de la Symphonie is an international performing troupe that will synchronize its acrobatics with music performed by Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

'Beauty and the Beast' comes to Bell Auditorium

See the classic love story of Belle and the Beast when the Taylor BMW Broadway in Augusta series presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

When the Morris Museum of Art presents its 21st gala on Friday, March 7, patrons will have the first look at a grand selection of Bo Bartlett's paintings, along with an exhibit of works by his ...
By Keith Claussen

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Bach's 'The Passion' to highlight Juilliard in Aiken

Sixty-nine musicians from The Juilliard School and Grammy-nominated The Choir of Trinity Wall Street will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's 'Saint Matthew Passion,' on March 14 in Aiken.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at Imperial

On March 1, Augustans will have the chance to view and become immersed in modern dance through performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company at 7 p.m. at Imperial Theatre.
By Jeremy Craig

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

N. Augusta artist gets top SC award

Edward Rice, an architectural painter from North Augusta, is one of five recipients of the 2014 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award, the highest award given by the South Carolina Arts ...

Top headlines

Historic Augusta accused of fraud

The owner of the Goodale House delivered a criminal complaint to the Secretary of State's office accusing Historic Augusta of using his name to win a grant.
Search Augusta jobs