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Arts Weekly, our radio show, airs each Saturday morning at 9:30AM on Smooth Jazz 92.3FM. Our Host, Brenda Durant, shares the Arts and Culture happenings around Augusta, GA for the weekend and beyond. Special guests make their appearance to share their events and arts causes.

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Arts Weekly, our radio show, airs each Saturday morning at 9:30AM on Smooth Jazz 92.3FM. Our Host, Brenda Durant, shares the Arts and Culture happenings around Augusta, GA for the weekend and beyond. Special guests make their appearance to share their events and arts causes.

    ARTS WEEKLY with Kristie Robin Johnson

    ARTS WEEKLY with Kristie Robin Johnson

    Tune is this Saturday 3.14 (PIE DAY!) to Arts Weekly on Smooth Jazz 92.3 FM. I get to interview the amazing educator, essayist, and poet, Kristie Robin Johnson. Kristie is an Assistant Professor of English and Department Chair for Humanities at Georgia Military College, and we talk about her upcoming book, High Cotton and she recites her poem, “Boy” from the Golden Blocks Manuscript. Then we look ahead through the coming week and it is PACKED. Check it all out at www.events.augustaarts.com!

    • 23 min
    ARTS WEEKLY with Mary Ann Bigger

    ARTS WEEKLY with Mary Ann Bigger

    Arts Weekly Radio Podcast for Week of 3/5 and beyond.

    This week my guest Mary Ann Bigger with Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta joined Brenda to talk about Paint Your Palate 2020 on March 20, 2020. We took a few minutes to talk about Springfest as well-March 12.

    Of course I covered Events for this week-end and beyond; so many choices: Ed Turner and # 9 at the Imperial, Karen Brown at Humanitree House, Founders of Aiken County Day, An Evening with George Winston and more.

    Interested? Catch the Podcast anytime- from www.AugustaArts.com.

    Brenda

    • 22 min
    ARTS WEEKLY 2 - 29 - 20

    ARTS WEEKLY 2 - 29 - 20

    The first segment of the podcast had to be omitted due to technical difficulties. We will make sure to resolve the problem. Thank you.

    Arts Weekly Podcast
    Augusta has so many arts choices!
    This week we had a full program of events to cover- some days and nights are so tempting I wish the cloning machine still worked.

    Of course, I covered events for this weekend; The Wet Paint Party & Sale on Saturday. Tommy Emmanuel at the Miller, 10th Annual Black History Jazz Concert, Astronomical Aspirations Art Show by Sally Kat and more.
    Check out all the Augusta art and entertainment via our website www.Augustaarts.com. That's where you can find a full calendar of events, call for art, art classes, and jobs.
    You can sign up for our newsletter, join the Arts Council and learn about the arts in Augusta in a one-stop-shop.
    Of course, I covered events in the future.
    Catch the podcast on the website.
    Get out there and have some fun!

    Brenda

    • 16 min
    ARTS WEEKLY with Lillie Hardy Morris & Larry Millard

    ARTS WEEKLY with Lillie Hardy Morris & Larry Millard

    This week the Arts Weekly Radio Show and Podcast has a focus on Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art. Guests Lillie Hardy Morris and Larry Millard shared information about the current Show Larry Millard, No Vacancy and Lillie's upcoming abstract workshop. If you have not been in the Gertrude Herbert, or, if it's been a while, Friday February 28 is a closing reception so you can see two shows as well as the recent renovations. Go!

    Of course I covered many events on the Arts Calendar including our Mardi Gras Carnivale on Saturday and the Wet Paint Party & Sale on 2/29.
    Get out and have some fun.

    Check out the calendar www.Augustaarts.com
    Listen to the Show podcast anytime www.AugustaArts.com
    Show Airs on Saturday morning at 9:30 on Smooth Jazz 92.3 FM

    • 21 min
    ARTS WEEKLY with DJ Sly

    ARTS WEEKLY with DJ Sly

    Arts Weekly Radio Show and Podcast,
    This week was a ‘no-guest’ catch-up week.
    Brenda Durant the Executive Director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council covered events for the week-end of Feb 15 and 16 as well as into the future.
    For the 2nd segment Brenda did a Public Art Update catching us up on the James Brown Mural and Gateway Project; so far 3 community theme session were held with one more to come at Commissioner Frantom’ s District 3 meeting on March 7.
    Don’t miss our Mardi Gras Carnavale in The Common on February 22 and our Member event the Wet Paint Party and Art Sale on February 29.
    You can see a full calendar of local events, sign up for our newsletter and join the Arts Council At www.AugustaArts.com

    Have some fun!

    Brenda

    • 22 min
    ARTS WEEKLY with Mark Swanson & Allyssa Blair

    ARTS WEEKLY with Mark Swanson & Allyssa Blair

    "Listen this week to meet Allyssa Blair with the Augusta Mini Theatre taking about the Mini Theatre Show “All God’s Children Got Guns” (Truth or Myth).

    Next week-end is the last show and the only date left is Sunday February 16 at 3PM. This is a great show to see with your children, sparking a conversation About guns for days after. The Mini Theatre programs a January/February show dedicated to the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr and Black History Month.

    Next on the Show this week is Mark Swanson to talk about his play ‘A Scythe of Time’ presented at the Maxwell Theatre by Theater Aug. This play, inspired by two stories by Edgar Allan Poe is “a dark and delectable little comedy. A ghoulishly prankish satire set in Victorian London..”” –The New York Times

    The show earned many awards at the New York Musical Festival and now you can see it in Augusta February 13-16.

    More details on these shows and everything discussed on the podcast can be found on our arts calendar on our website Events.Augustaarts.com

    Get out there and have some fun in Augusta!"

    Brenda

    • 24 min

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