Articles from the Arts section archive

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Evans teacher wins fourth annual Applaud the Artist contest

A cover design created by Mary H. Harris, an Evans art teacher and occasional artist, was selected as the winner of the fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

2015 Arts Preview: Art

Find art exhibits at local galleries including Morris Museum of Art, Sacred Heart Cultural Center and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Dance

The 2015 dance card is full this season, starting with a Columbia County Ballet performance Sept. 18.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Music

Music opportunities aboud with performances by Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Southern Soul & Song series and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Theater

Theater companies from Augusta to Edgefield are ready to take the stage.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

2015 Arts Preview: Events

The arts are alive inside and out with Aiken's Makin', Arts in the Heart of Augusta, Westobou and more.
By Mary Frances Hendrix and Willie Malpass

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Actor shares stage with mentor in 'Barefoot in the Park'

Eric Mills has performed in numerous shows in the Augusta area, but he admits to being a little nervous before the opening for Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre's production of Barefoot in the Park.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Westobou adds own gallery, central hub

As the Westobou Festival enters its eighth year, there are lots of performances, exhibits and other activities planned for Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Le Chat to open theater season with Pulitzer-winning 'The Flick'

If it's a Pulitzer Prize-winning play you want to see, you'll likely find it staged at Le Chat Noir, and this season is no exception with a recent Pulitzer winner, The Flick, opening on Friday, ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

'Fantasticks' delivers fantastic music

Aryle Pastore believes it's the music of The Fantasticks that has made it the world's longest-running musical. "I love the music. It really makes you feel something," said Pastore, who plays the ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

See films at Black Cat Picture Show

Film artists and fans from all over the world will celebrate the spirit of independent storytelling and personal artistic vision with a presentation of films at Augusta's international film ...
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Goode's oils, mixed media at USC Aiken

The artwork of Harriet Goode will be on display at the University of South Carolina Aiken Etherredge Center Art Gallery from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Pop Rocks: Zimmerman's Happy idea continues to gain followers

More of an experiment, Happy started as a few stickers and a handful of buttons, each emblazoned with a roughly rendered version of one of the distinctive robots Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman often ...
By Steven Uhles

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

USC Aiken Cultural Series to bring in global talents

The University of South Carolina Aiken's 29th annual Cultural Series brings in multi-genre performers from all over the globe with six performances planned from October to March.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Artist who paints Augusta featured in new solo exhibit

Randy Lambeth doesn't have to travel far to find something interesting to paint. "I paint in Augusta. That's my hometown," said the artist who will have his first solo exhibit in about 15 years in ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

From a birthday bash at the Arts and Heritage Center to shows at local theaters, art is among us.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Monday, July 20, 2015

Broadway in Augusta series to bring in 'Jersey Boys'

The Tony Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys, will play five nights in December at Bell Auditorium.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Roast and Toast to contribute to Augusta Mini Theatre goals

Tyrone Butler started the Augusta Mini Theatre in 1975 to offer youth an affordable way to study the arts. He turned it into a program that also teaches life skills. Thursday, July 16, the Mini ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Past comes back to haunt womanizer in 'Blithe Spirit'

Director Kenneth McCormack said he is looking forward to Edgefield County Theatre Company's last show of the season, Blithe Spirit, because it requires such a professional group to put it on and ...
By Anne Waits

Aiken Community Playhouse show will spell laughter

The director of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' said the show is lots of fun not only for the cast but for the audience. Joining the cast of characters will be four audience members.
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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