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

...staged in the galleries that showcase the art of the South. This year, the gala will spotlight the special exhibition American Dreams: Paintings by John Mellencamp, which has drawn the attention of art publications across the country. For more information...

The Artside: Artists partner with animals to create 'Sheltered' exhibit

...museum's major fundraiser that includes fine foods, entertainment and dancing, and features the special exhibition "American Dreams: Paintings by John Mellencamp." Call (706) 828-3825 for reservations.

What Is It?

...if you can manufacture cars to compete with the Big Three automakers, you'd be small competition but living the American dream."Jeff Keevil: "I bet your in-box is full this week with the unmistakable picture of the '81-83 Delorean...

The Artside: Exhibits to feature local artists, musician Mellencamp

...sculptures in steel and bronze. The four-artist exhibit will remain on display in North Augusta through Feb. 20. AMERICAN DREAMS, a special exhibition of paintings by legendary rocker John Mellencamp, will open at the Morris Museum with a preview...

The Artside: Mellencamp brings his art, then his music to Augusta

...known for such musical hits as Jack & Diane, Hurts So Good and Pink Houses, he is also a well-trained artist.American Dreams: Paintings by John Mellen camp, will open Jan. 11 at the Morris Museum of Art, affording museum visitors a chance...

Resolve to heal nation

...or ethnic group.It entails education that gives a purpose to our lives and our nation that goes beyond the old "American dream" that has become synonymous with "looking out for No. 1." True Christian ethics will give us both a moral compass...

Around the block

...www.augustachoralsociety.org or call (706) 826-4713.Mellencamp artThe Morris Museum of Art will present American Dreams: Paintings by John Mellencamp, Jan. 11 through April 12.Mellencamp, known for his musical career through the '70s...

Republican Rick Allen targets overregulation in congressional campaign

...direction it's heading," Robin Allen said. "We hope our children and grandchildren have the same opportunity for the American dream that we had."Allen asked voters to help this vision become a reality."If you like the direction this country...

Pop Rocks: James Brown biopic, though incomplete, will draw crowd

...make for compelling cinema. It does. His rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches life is the embodiment of the American dream and as a musician, his influence to popular culture cannot be understated. There's a wealth of material available...

Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap

...Buditom, 44, said the reality of working for some of the nation's richest companies has sapped his belief in the American dream. For the past four years, he has been living in his sister's apartment, commuting an hour for a $13-an-hour...