Arts and Entertainment

Dance, acrobatics tell story of ‘The Thorn’

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Apr 2024 · Comments Off on Dance, acrobatics tell story of ‘The Thorn’

“The Thorn” takes a unique approach to retelling the story of Jesus through dance, aerial acts and martial arts. Its creator said “The Thorn” is not a church service but a performing arts’ event. It will be at the Columbia County Performing Arts Center April 22-23.

Arts in the Heart relocating for 2024 festival

By Staff Report · 14 Mar 2024 · 1

Arts in the Heart of Augusta will move over a couple of streets in 2024.

Pexcho’s celebrates two-headed T. rex with weekend of events

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 25 Feb 2024 · Comments Off on Pexcho’s celebrates two-headed T. rex with weekend of events

Pexcho’s American Dime Museum has two days filled with events surrounding the launch of a new exhibit.

The fabric of James Brown’s hometown is woven into A&E docu-series

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 17 Feb 2024 · Comments Off on The fabric of James Brown’s hometown is woven into A&E docu-series

Award-winning filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper spent a lot of time in Augusta while making her docu-series on James Brown.

Renaissance Fair set for Feb. 3-4

By Staff Report · 01 Feb 2024 · Comments Off on Renaissance Fair set for Feb. 3-4

DragonFaire is set for Saturday and Sunday in Trenton, S.C.

Two-night A&E documentary highlighting life of James Brown to air in February

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 22 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Two-night A&E documentary highlighting life of James Brown to air in February

The daughter of the Godfather of Soul is excited about a two-night documentary, “James Brown: Say it Loud,” set to air on A&E in February.

Audiences flock to shows at Columbia County Performing Arts Center

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Audiences flock to shows at Columbia County Performing Arts Center

The Columbia County Performing Arts Center drew more than 20,000 visitors in the last two months of 2023.

Broad Street Beat: Song commemorates the friendship of Don Rhodes

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 24 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on Broad Street Beat: Song commemorates the friendship of Don Rhodes

In this column, publisher Charmain Z. Brackett shares a new song written by Jamie Jones using emails from the late Don Rhodes.

Arts organizations represent multi-million dollar industry in Augusta

By Dustin Turner · 09 Nov 2023 · Comments Off on Arts organizations represent multi-million dollar industry in Augusta

The annual Arts Day luncheon was Thursday, Nov. 9 at Sacred Heart.

Spooky season parties scheduled for those over 21

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 23 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on Spooky season parties scheduled for those over 21

Westobou, the Miller Theater and Le Chat Noir all have spooky season events scheduled for the over-21 crowd this weekend.

A theatrical podcast makes its stage debut Oct. 21

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on A theatrical podcast makes its stage debut Oct. 21

Gather by the Ghost Light is a podcast created by Jonathan Cook. An episode will be performed before a live audience Oct. 21.

The magic of Disney on Ice arrived Oct. 13 and two more days of shows remain

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on The magic of Disney on Ice arrived Oct. 13 and two more days of shows remain

Disney on Ice glided into the James Brown Arena for the first of several shows. Additional performances are Oct. 14 and 15.

‘Find Your Hero’ with Disney on Ice Oct. 13-15

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 02 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on ‘Find Your Hero’ with Disney on Ice Oct. 13-15

Disney on Ice skates into town Oct. 13-15.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta brings crowds downtown

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 16 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on Arts in the Heart of Augusta brings crowds downtown

Arts in the Heart of Augusta drew thousands of people downtown Sept. 16. The festival continues Sept. 17.