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The Artside: Simmons takes top prizes in Aiken Artist Guild show

...Dance Theatre of Harlem after receiving her early training with Ron Colton at the Augusta Ballet School. She was artistic director of the Oakland Ballet and has served on the faculty of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and The Dance Depot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-23/artside-simmons-takes
Martha Graham Dance Company to perform at Imperial

...were uniquely American, said Janet Eilber, the artistic director of the Martha Graham Dance Company."She took on...Lamentation, which turned the dance world on its ear, the artistic director said. Lamentation is performed in an entirely seated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-26/martha-graham-dance-c
Kids jamming with Marley in 'Three Little Birds' musical

...Cedella Marley and Gerald Hausman about the Bob Marley song of the same name. Michael J. Bobbitt, the producing artistic director of Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo, Md., worked with Marley on turning it into a musical."It was sort of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-01-30/kids-jamming-marley-three-
North Augusta Cultural Arts council takes to stage with 'I Love a Piano'

...performances will develop fully all areas of the arts."Combs, who has directed plays in California, serves as artistic director.Planning for the show began in August, and auditions were held in September and October.An ensemble of six players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/north-augusta-cultura
Olmstead Ensemble finally has date in Augusta

...DeLamotte called the program "spectacular" and "thrilling."DeLamotte has been working with Quentin Kuy per, the artistic director for the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Series, for several years to book a date for the ensemble's Augusta debut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-15/olmstead-ensemble-fin
Big thanks to organ donor

...continue to prosper in the CSRA.Rob NordanDon Cleary, Ph.D.Evans (The writers are, respectively, the executive/music director of the Columbia County Orchestra, and the artistic director of the Columbia County Choral Society.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-26/big-thanks-organ-donor
Columbia County Ballet prepares for 'Cinderella' with ball

...laughs, I don't think it's as effective. It really separates them so much from Cinderella," said Ron Jones, artistic director of the Columbia County Ballet, which will present Cinderella on Friday, Sept. 20. Jones will play one of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-09-10/columbia-county-balle
The Artside: Exhibits feature local artists as well as legends in art

...paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture.The juror for this year's competition is Don Kimes, the artistic director in the visual arts for the Chautauqua Institution in New York and professor of art at American University in Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-09-02/artside-exhibits-feat
London's new theater offers tragedy by candlelight

...create a new budget line."The beeswax candles require frequent trimming by a team of staff ? advised, said artistic director Dominic Dromgoole, by "one of the world's leading candle experts."There was also the challenge of getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/londons-new-theater-offers-tragedy-
'Kick' Kennedy calls her stage debut 'magical'

...she said. "For me, it's just two different things. This is a job. That is my life."Peter Dobbins, the artistic director of The Storm Theatre, which is co-producing Antigone, met Ken ne dy at the reading of another play, and "she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-01-20/kick-kennedy-calls-her-stage-debut-