Articles from the Arts section archive

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Musical artists to perform at Jessye Norman benefit

The Jessye Norman School of the Arts is bringing three lauded international musicians to Augusta in celebration and support of the school through a benefit concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24.
By Jeremy Craig

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

The Artside: Artist Activist exhibit explores art for social change

Artist Activist, a group show exploring art as an agent for social change, is the first show of the season at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery on Georgia Regents University's Summerville campus.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Gordon starts new jazz project, to play Sky City shows

One of jazz's most acclaimed trombonists is coming home to Augusta to share his passion with students as a scholar - and for the public through a live show.
By Jeremy Craig

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

The Artside: Photos, mosaics to draw attention

Photographer Colleen Morgan will be featured in a solo exhibit opening Aug. 7 at Aiken Center for the Arts, and Midtown Market is ramping up its First Thursday event featuring Tina Goldsmith.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Augusta Amusements season to include Jim Brickman, more

From August through March, 16 acts in genres as diverse as Big Band, country, jazz, Christian, gospel plus balladeers and singers of quintessential pop standards will take the stage during Augusta ...
By Jeremy Craig

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Artside: Deadlines approaching to enter best photographs, more

The Augusta Photography Festival will return this fall with more than 40 activities ranging from exhibits and gallery shows to workshops, field trips, photo walks and special events. The biennial ...
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wycliffe Gordon to perform at USC Aiken

Renowned musician will perform concert with USC Aiken Summer Jazz Camp faculty on July 15.

'Steel Magnolias' forges friendships on, off stage

Set in a Louisiana beauty shop, Steel Magnolias is a story about the lives, loves and losses of six women. At its heart are the friendships that have been forged.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

'Memories From the Heart' will entertain while raising money

Attendees at the upcoming Memories From the Heart performance will hear musical selections that are recognizable to all - from popular and oldies to country and gospel.
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Artside: Sacred Heart to show paintings by artist-teacher Kuhlke

Exhibits are opening that will feature works by Bea Kuhlke, one of Augusta's best-known artists, and Bill Updegraff, an award-winning watercolorist.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

'Miss Firecracker' is comedy with some sad moments

The Edgefield County Theatre Company will present the comedy, The Miss Firecracker Contest, for two weekends at the William Miller Bouknight Theatre.
By Anne Waits

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Artside: Simmons takes top prizes in Aiken Artist Guild show

Suzanne Simmons is a double winner in the Aiken Artist Guild's annual members' show, taking both best in show and people's choice awards for her oil portrait titled "Kim."
By Keith Claussen

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Artside: Exhibits feature solo artists, works collected by artists

While most Augusta art patrons are familiar with Jonathan Green's vibrant paintings of Gullah life and culture in the Lowcountry, what's not so well known is the artist's extensive collection of ...
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Morris Museum film series to show 'Of Mice and Men'

Friday film series offers free admission, conversation to classic films of 1939.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

'Unavailable' tackles domestic violence

Monique Kenny is not afraid to tackle tough issues through the vehicle of theater. "This one focuses on domestic violence," said the playwright, whose comedic drama, Unavailable, will be staged at ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Artside: New exhibits include Entrekin's realist paintings, clay teapots

William Entrekin, a Georgia realist painter whose works have drawn comparison to those of Andrew Wyeth, will be featured in a solo exhibit opening May 30 at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Morris Museum offers free admission to active duty military

The Morris Museum of Art will offer free admission to active duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sept. 1.

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
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