Articles from the Arts section archive

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 ...

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Fiction authors eager to share love for writing during festival

Fiction authors are eager to share their love for writing during the third annual Augusta Literary Festival on March 1.
By Katherine Sims

Augusta Players to bring 'Spamalot,' Monty Python to stage

What do a diva, shrubbery, King Arthur and a man who's not dead yet have in common? Spamalot, of course. The Augusta Players will bring the musical based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail to the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

'Rock of Ages' brings '80s music to stage

The Broadway at the Bell series brings Rock of Ages to the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20.

Edgefield Underground to stage 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead'

Edgefield Underground will present its first production - Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead - at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, at 405 Main St. in downtown Edgefield.

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

The Artside: Let art draw you away from mayhem of the past week

We are all working on recovery, and as we do, the artists and musicians, writers and performers are here to draw us away from our focus on the hole in the ceiling or perhaps even help us ...
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

'Lend Me a Tenor' to lend laughter

Steve Walpert guarantees three weekends of laughter as Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre presents Lend Me A Tenor.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Arts groups seek tax funds

Renovating historic theaters, planning for new performing arts venues and infusing the city with sculptures and murals are part of funds requested from the next phase of the special purpose local ...
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014

The Presidio Brass quintet to perform at USC Aiken

The USC Aiken Cultural Series will present The Presidio Brass, a brass quintet from San Diego, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.

The Artside: Photographer to explain wet-plate collodion process

Photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley will be at the Morris Museum of Art this weekend to present a not-so-familiar photographic process that has drawn considerable interest around the country.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Theater group to put on modern 'Godspell'

The Musical Theatre Workshop will produce a gospel-based musical this weekend.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Pop Rocks: Wet Paint Party, airport offer artists opportunities

There are, in the not too distant future, a few opportunities for Augusta-area artists and musicians to share their talent with the world.
By Steven Uhles

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