Articles from the Arts section archive

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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

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.
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