Articles from the Arts section archive

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

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

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