Articles from the Arts section archive

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

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Pianist Edvinas Minkstimas to perform at USC Aiken

One of Europe's top young pianists will perform works by Mozart, Schubert, Gershwin, Liszt, Field, and Chopin.

The Artside: Fair, exhibits showcase fine art prints

The Morris Museum of Art is putting the spotlight on fine art prints with two exhibits, a variety of related events, and the always-popular print fair.
By Keith Claussen

North Augusta Cultural Arts council takes to stage with 'I Love a Piano'

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council has a celebration of the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin in store for its first theater production.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Augusta Mini Theatre to present tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

The Augusta Mini Theatre Community Arts and Life Skills School will present What Black Folk Say About Black Folk, a play to salute the work of Martin Luther King Jr.

Ensemble finally has date in Augusta

While Peter Bloom and Rebecca DeLamotte have made numerous visits to Augusta, their next trip to the Garden City represents a first.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Blue Man show different every time

When the Blue Man Group takes the Bell Auditorium stage Jan. 14-15, it's all about fun - interactive and unscripted.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Edgefield County Theatre Company to stage 'Bus Stop'

A singer, a wild young cowboy and other travelers are stranded overnight at a diner in the Edgefield County Theatre Company production of William Inge's comedy Bus Stop.

Storyland Theatre to present 'The Courtship of Senorita Florabella'

School groups as well as families can make a plan now to see Storyland Theatre's upcoming original musical "The Courtship of Senorita Florabella" later this month.

Manhattan Piano Trio to perform this weekend

Symphony Orchestra Augusta will present classical music trio.

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Galleries

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Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

The Artside: Gallery shows for January feature groups of artists

January is apparently a good time for group shows in Augusta's art world.
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Artist Portrait: Caroline Swanson

While many artists start painting, drawing or sculpting in their childhood, Caroline Swanson didn't get her start until adulthood.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Artist Portrait: Gail Smith

Gail Smith's roots often find their way into her paintings.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

'Magical Christmas Elf' is holiday comedy for family

The Edgefield Theatre Company has some comedy in store with its holiday production, The Magical Christmas Elf.
By Anne Waits

'Nutcracker' showcases talents of Aiken dancers

Although Aiken has only had its own Nutcracker ballet performance for five years, Diane Miller couldn't imagine Christmas in Aiken without it.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Slonem's art inspired by own aviary

Works by painter, printmaker and sculptor Hunt Slonem are on exhibit at the Morris Museum of Art, highlighted by his neoexpressionist paintings of tropical birds.
By Keith Claussen

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