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City administrator's SPLOST proposal excludes outside groups

...renovation; $4.9 million for Imperial Theatre improvements; $2.7 million for a Paine College music and cultural arts center; $2 million for the YMCA to renovate its downtown branch; and $1 million for Shiloh Community Center to build a 15th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-24/city-administrators-splo
Sculptor picked for Georgia's MLK statue dies from injuries in wreck

...was 53.Davis' friends remembered him Monday as a passionate artist who mentored young creatives by establishing an arts center in his hometown of McDonough. He brought people from Georgia to life through sculpture, including works of musician...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/sculptor-picked-georgias-mlk-statue
Workshop in Evans to help parents talk to kids about sex

...in 2012, founded Music, Movie and Ministry, a monthly ministry that meets at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library in Evans."I did something very similar about 2½ years ago at West Acres," Craine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-10/workshop-evans-help-pare
Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th Augusta Amusements season brings in big band, country, rock, more

...present some shows in the Paul Simon Theatre at Fort Discovery before moving in 2011 to the Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in the main Columbia County Library in Evans.Deas' first offering at that location was soft rock singer/songwriter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-01/ramblin-rhodes-7th-au
Nature, history buffs will find Connecticut town delightful

...throughout her life.Old Saybrook's cultural events often happen at the Kate (formally, The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center). In the evenings, the stage affords concerts or theatrical performances, but during the day, anyone can tour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-06-27/nature-history-buffs-will-fi
Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...venues in Georgia from the Fox Theater in Atlanta to the Columbus Civic Center to the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center.Comcast Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-partridge-inn-n
Ramblin' Rhodes: Bufford brings big city cabaret show to Evans crowd

...show for the first time in the Augusta area at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, in the Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd. Tickets are $20."I haven't performed in Augusta except for playing the title role...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-10/ramblin-rhodes-buffor
Augusta commissioners wary of plan for new arena

...2004 scenario in which Au gus ta voters shot down a four-question, $486 million package that included a performing arts center, amphitheater and entertainment complex that would have taken up to 15 years to collect.A longer timeframe makes estimating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-05/augusta-commissioners-wa
Ed Turner and Number 9 to rock Lady Antebellum Pavilion at YUCKiKiOKEE Festival

...and horns."The group first played Columbia County in spring 2013 as "a test" at the Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center to see if there was interest. The show sold out.Number 9 has become locally known over the past decade, especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-17/ed-turner-number-9-ro
Rants & Raves

...unfortunately, I would never return... THE AL STEWART concert at the Columbia County Library's Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center was awesome! I hope he comes back next season. RAVES FOR Shannon Shook, the senior tax clerk and homestead specialist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-11/rants-raves