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Concert to honor, remember soldiers

...school students to senior citizens.The concert will also feature a brass quintet, percussion, piano and organ. Artistic director and conductor J. Porter Stokes is on the music faculty at Presbyterian College where he serves as director of choral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-19/concert-honor-remembe
Scores of musicians to perform 'Requiem'

...of members of Presbyterian College's choir to the performance. Porter Stokes, the Augusta Choral Society's artistic director, is chairman of Presbyterian College music department. The two choral groups have collaborated in the past, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-25/scores-musicians-perf
Richmond County Teacher of the Year works hard, inspires others

...anti-bullying rally," Jackson said. "She's always very involved in school life."Judith Simon-Butler, the artistic director of the Augusta Mini Theater, said Jones always warms the hearts of the people she works with while offering violin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-09/richmond-county-teacher-y
2014 Arts Preview: Dance

...classes at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St., with Audrey "Sala Adenike" Jeter-Allen, the artistic director AIKEN CIVIC BALLET: (803) 648-5771, aikencivicballet.com; performs at Hopelands Gardens, Aiken Center for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-04/2014-arts-preview-dan
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
5 trends for fashionable fingertips

...Czechbook and Gargantuan Green Grape.More paint colors will be rolled out in 2015."To get the full the bang out of it will be next year. It takes time," said Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, the co-founder and artistic director for OPI.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-23/5-trends-fashionable-fingertips
Vocal performance will be provocative

...Oct. 18 in Sacred Heart. With the choir, the orchestra, the colors of Sacred Heart, the video screens and a large audience, we all should make quite the impression. (The writer is artistic director of the Augusta Choral Society.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-13/vocal-performanc
'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

...and I'm excited to do it again years later in my hometown," she said.Ron Jones, Columbia County Ballet's artistic director, said he's thrilled to have Hergott return for a guest appearance."It's inspiring for other students to see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/nutcracker-fans-have-
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-