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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Le Chat ends season with dark tale of 'Sweeney Todd'

Le Chat Noir ends its season set in 19th century England, telling the horror tale of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

'Les Miserables' pulls in crowd before show

For many performers, "Les Miserables" is their dream musical. "We had about 100 people audition for this show," said Marcia Harris, director of the Aiken Community Playhouse's production, which ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: It's another art-filled week in Augusta

We have another Artful Thursday on the calendar for May 14 with four exhibits opening in three places within three hours.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

'Shrek' adds music to once upon a time

Welcome to "once upon a time," to a land where ogres are the good guys, princesses belch, and Prince Charming doesn't always get the girl. The Augusta Players will close their season May 8-10 with ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

'Shear Madness' is same story, but different play, every time

Whodunit? Well, that depends on the night. "Shear Madness" is a different show every night, and it's coming to the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre stage in May.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Sometimes paintings tell more than what's obvious

When a painting comes into a museum's collection, more often than not there's a story behind it - a story involving the subject, the artist or the donor. In the case of a painting on temporary ...
By Keith Claussen

Singer finds own voice through role in Celtic Woman

Susan McFadden was no stranger to the stage when she joined Celtic Woman three years ago. But her role forced her to do something she had rarely done in front of an audience - be herself.
By Alan Sculley

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Horszowski Piano Trio to perform

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society presents The Horszowski Piano Trio and a 25th anniversary gala reception on April 24.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

'499 Seats' is farce on theater

499 Seats is a play within a play and so much more. The cast includes about 40 students from both East Georgia State and GRU and will be presented April 18-19.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

The calendar square for Thursday, April 16, is packed with arts events, giving us an early start to a busy weekend.
By Keith Claussen

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Augusta has its share of celebs

Larry Mize is still the only native Augustan to win the Masters Tournament held in his own hometown. But he is far from being the only native Augustan or former resident to achieve worldwide fame.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, April 10, 2015

Meet golf artist Linda Hartough today

The internatonally known golf artist will be at the Morris Museum of Art on April 10.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Comedy troupe thrills with eXtreme experience

Schrodinger's Cat improv troupe performs on first and fourth Fridays at Le Chat Noir.
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Hear Hartough speak about golf art

Golf fans and art patrons will have the opportunity to meet Linda Hartough, internationally known golf artist, when she presents a talk about her work Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. at the Morris ...
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Musicians to perform 'Requiem'

More than 200 vocalists and musicians will join together Saturday, March 28, to fill Sacred Heart Cultural Center with the music of Mozart's Requiem in D Minor. 
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

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

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Stomp brings household objects to life

Household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in Stomp. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

Five artists - Ron Melick, Alicia Kelemen, William Brown, Evelyn Davis-Walker and Carol Sue Roberts - are featured in exhibits opening Thursday, March 19, at Aiken Center for the Arts.
By Keith Claussen

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

While winter may not have retreated completely, Augusta's arts community is heading confidently into spring with the first weekend in March full of events ranging from the Morris Museum's gala to ...
By Keith Claussen

High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans

Five-time Grammy Award winners, the Blind Boys of Alabama, will be in concert at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, as one of the last performances of ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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