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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
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
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
Changes made to Arts in the Heart festival

...its layout and rethought the way it does business. The most noticeable change, said Brenda Durant, the arts council executive director, is a more cohesive layout. Instead of utilizing side streets for the fine arts and crafts markets, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/16/ent_428643.shtml
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Augusta finally has its signature

...an Indian reference to the Savannah, and funded in large part by the Porter Fleming Foundation. Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant wasn't even fazed by the economy, noting that Westobou's principal audience lives within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/07/edi_478487.shtml
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Arrest alters Brown tribute

...Wednesday decision by the Greater Augusta Arts Council. "We were not able to find corporate sponsors," said arts council Executive Director Brenda Durant. "We did a very informal calling last week and did not find anyone who would say they would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/05/met_403481.shtml
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Nonprofits plead for funds

...same amount the arts council received last year. "We were told this is not the year to ask for more," arts council Executive Director Brenda Durant said after Wednesday's public hearing. The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/06/met_388980.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Arts council brings Oscars to Augusta

...silent auction, and a performance by All That Jazz. "We picture this as a milling around event," said arts council executive director Brenda Durant. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, call 826-4702. OSCARS TOO -- Some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/15/ent_222506.shtml
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