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Augusta voters narrowly reject $194.3 million sales tax package

...they are doing with that money could be used better."As a result of the failed tax vote, Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant said many nongovernmental agencies, including arts groups, will have to delay planning efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-20/augusta-voters-narrowly-reje
Cherry Tree Crossing oral history project to air on public radio

...is gone, the buildings are gone, the stories of the people will remain," Dawson said.Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant approached Dawson with the idea to collect stories before the neighborhood disappeared. Recording...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-02/cherry-tree-crossing-oral-hi
Mills proposal seeking $12 million, still no GRU interest in campus

...million to complete a public arts master plan, develop studio space and implement a public arts program.Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant detailed the possibilities in a series of slides showing statues and other public art adorning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-24/mills-proposal-seeking-1
Artspace likes Augusta, but project will take time

...especially with holidays approaching, to have a public discussion and vote.In the meantime, Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant said the community must keep the Artspace project on the radar. She urged supporters to prepare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-18/artspace-likes-augusta-projec
Augusta area has ingredients to become a creative powerhouse

...developer Barry Storey; organist and St. Paul's Church Music Director Keith Shafer; and Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant.Also, businessman and developer Clay Boardman; former Augusta Chorale Music Director Ellis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-07/augusta-area-has
Sheriff, officials discuss fate of First Friday

...whether they want to keep the event might be on hold because City Administrator Fred Russell and Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant are on vacation, Commissioner Matt Aitken said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-09/sheriff-officials-disc
Budget cuts threaten Augusta arts events

...advertising dollars to attract tourists to Augusta events. All were possibilities posed Monday by Greater Augusta Arts Council executive director Brenda Durant after an Augusta Commission budget workshop. "Everything's on the table," Ms. Durant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-10/budget-cuts-threaten-aug
Government | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Government
James Brown statue snaps to camera-ready

...The image is loaded to a Web site within about 10 minutes. "The way this came about was (Greater Augusta Art Council Executive Director) Brenda Durant was at a conference and saw that there was a similar thing being done at the arches at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/02/met_197335.shtml
Metro
Breaking down the budget

...they bring into our community with sales-tax dollars and hotel dollars," Mr. Russell said. A grateful Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant said the programs the money will support reach every area of arts in Augusta, from the council's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/03/met_106938.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Richmond County Crime
Coliseum authority shows no remorse

...and has hemorrhaged money for the better part of 25 years. She later went on to say that Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant should not have been allowed to address the coliseum authority about the arts community's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/art_8296.shtml
Arts | Coliseum Authority