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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

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem seeks to inspire future generations

Dancers with the Dance Theatre of Harlem will take the Bell Auditorium stage on Saturday, Jan. 30, but it's only a brief part of their visit to Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

The Artside: Artists' tribute to David Bowie takes on new meaning

Jay Jacobs will never forget the first day the lyrics from a song spoke to him. It was a line from the David Bowie song Changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Augusta Mini Theatre to stage 'The Me I Like' to kick off 41st year

Augusta Mini Theatre, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this season, and will stage The Me I Like Jan. 15-18, Jan. 23-24 and Feb. 20-21.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Number 9, symphony join forces for music outreach

Next up, Ed Turner and Number 9 will perform with Symphony Orchestra Augusta on Saturday, Jan. 9, at Bell Auditorium. The concert will benefit the symphony's Education & Community Outreach ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

The Artside: Artist's feelings are central to exhibit

It's been six years since Carrie Brooks has had an art exhibit with as many pieces in it as the one that will open with a reception Jan. 14 at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Poison Peach Film Festival returns for eighth year

A variety of new films will debut at Augusta's eighth annual Poison Peach Film Festival, which showcases local and regional independent filmmakers.

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Patti LaBelle coming to Bell Auditorium

In her 50-year career LaBelle received acclaim for many songs, including New Attitude and When You Talk About Love, and has been named to the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Ring in 2016 with these New Year's events

Find a party, a concert or church service to celebrate the new year.

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

2015 Holiday Events: Concerts, church services and more

Lights displays are shining for a few more days and holiday concerts are still ahead, including a Jan. 3 performance by Fantasia.

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Dream role as Annie comes true for North Augusta girl

Heidi Coughenour was only 3 when she saw the film, Annie, for the first time. "I watched it a lot. I just loved Annie. I listened to the soundtrack, and I'd sing all the songs," said the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Gallery on the Row closing

One of Artists' Row's longtime galleries will close on Dec. 23.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

2015 Holiday Events: Lights displays, concerts, church services and more

The holiday events continue in North Augusta, Augusta, Aiken and beyond.

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

2015 Holiday Events: See lighted displays, parades, concerts and more

The holiday festivities continue in North Augusta, Augusta, Aiken and beyond.

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Augusta Players to present 'A Christmas Carol'

The Augusta Players will present 'A Christmas Carol' at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Imperial Theatre.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Opera tenor Panuccio returns for holiday concert

Through music, Marco Panuccio formed a strong bond with the Augusta community, and on Dec. 17, the lyric tenor returns to the area to perform his signature holiday concert.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: TEDxAugusta adds artwork

December's First Friday brought lots of art openings and events, including the unveiling of an art exhibit in conjunction with TEDxAugusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

'Jersey Boys' weaves hit songs into story

Mafia threats, gambling debts, infidelity and death are contrasted with catchy music of an iconic band led by a falsetto-singing Italian-American in a Tony Award-winning musical, which is coming ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2015 Holiday Events: Lights displays, concerts, church services and more

The holiday events continue in North Augusta, Augusta, Aiken and beyond.
 
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