Articles from the Arts section archive

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Summer Camps 2016: CREATIVITY CAMPS

Find the artist or musician in you this summer. Camps are being offering for art, music, dance, theater and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dance Augusta show is set to tune of local musicians

The works of the free-spirited Isadora Duncan are the basis of one of several pieces that will be performed as part of Dance Augusta's Spring Fever show Friday-Saturday, April 29-30 at the Augusta ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Composer's 'Scythe of Time' picked for musical festival

I'd like to open this column to spotlight a local composer whose work is getting national recognition. Mark Swanson's latest work, A Scythe of Time, is one of only 13 musicals that will be ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Thursday, April 21, 2016

On stage: Theatre, music, film events just ahead

Spring is in full force with beautiful weather that beckons us to step outside and relish it. This is the perfect time of year, before the hot, sticky summer, to get out and enjoy a variety of ...
By Lisa Pham

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vega String Quartet to present concert, master classes

The Vega String Quartet will present a concert of string quartets by Felix Mendelssohn (1838) and Leoš Janácek (1923) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

'Quickies'  festival showcases local actors, playwrights

The Quickies short-play festival, now in its seventh year at Le Chat Noir, features original scripts by local directors and actors who perform the short plays.
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Art, literature come together for Shakespeare exhibit

Bringing together literature and visual art has been a common theme at the Book Tavern in the past couple of years. The latest will open Friday, April 23, with 21 artists presenting Shakespeare's ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Artists invited to design cover in 5th annual Applaud the Artist contest

The Augusta Chronicle and Applause invite readers to join us in celebrating the arts in our community by entering our fifth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Satisfy love for Eric Carle at art exhibit in Atlanta

Atlanta's High Museum of Art is inviting visitors into a colorful world populated by playful animals and imaginative children. "I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle" opened April 2.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Artside: Pastels, landscapes, quilts among offerings at Augusta museums

Augusta may be home to a premiere golf tournament, but it's also home to a thriving arts community.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Marine Band to perform in Evans

The local detachment of the Marine Corps League has invited the Parris Island Marine Corps Band to entertain the community at a concert Friday, March 25, at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Abbigail Lennon

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Artside: Local artists earn accolades for film, public art, paintings

It's a dream of many indie filmmakers, having their film released in theaters in major cities nationwide, and it's happening for two local men on March 29.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

'Drowsy Chaperone' melds comedy, romance in musical

The Drowsy Chaperone brings together classic elements of musical theater including romance, mistaken identity and comedy and wraps them into a fun package with catchy tunes set in the Roaring 1920s.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Artside: Fort Gordon theater and arts advocate takes last bow

I'd like to open this column by paying tribute to someone who is well-respected in the arts community and will be taking his final bow on the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre stage with the production ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Pop Rocks: Joye in Aiken expands possibilities for arts performance

On its surface the only real change the Joye in Aiken festival, which takes place March 5-11 and was formerly known as Juilliard in Aiken, seems to have undergone is its name. But a closer ...
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

'A Chorus Line' is backstage view of musical theater

The Augusta Players production of A Chorus Line is a reunion of sorts for Beth Blalock and Paul Jones. The duo play newlyweds Kristine and Alan Deluca.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

The Artside: Art parties set on both sides of river

The Greater Augusta Arts Council's annual membership event, the Wet Paint Party, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

74-year-old to make stage debut in 'Dangerous Liaisons'

Pat Hall's bucket list doesn't consist of places she'd like to visit, but of things she'd like to accomplish. Starting Feb. 12, she'll get to check off one of those things - perform in a play.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Opera returns to Augusta with 'Marriage of Figaro'

Considered one of Mozart's most popular operas, The Marriage of Figaro - a comic tale of love, infidelity and reconciliation - will be staged on Valentine's weekend.
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

The Artside: Dance Theatre of Harlem draws largest ballet crowd

Augustans turned out in force for ballet on Jan. 30 as the Dance Theatre of Harlem took the Bell Auditorium stage.
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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