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Ironman to create $4 million in direct visitor spending

...athletes, family members and spectators, who are slated to spend about $4.1 million Sept. 27-29.The Greater Augusta Arts Council's Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival Sept. 18-20 follows the Ironman competition with about $1.7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-31/ironman-cre
Alan Drake

...Lauderdale Symphony and the Augusta Symphony as well as an active recitalist. He was also deeply involved in the Augusta arts community. In 1992, he resurrected the Augusta Concert Band and served as the conductor until 2002. From 1992 - 2009...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175563091
Plans move forward to upgrade area around James Brown statue

...removed, and installing a proper crosswalk to Augusta Common, which Warner said should be expanded.He and Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant agreed the desired direction for expanding the Common was south, toward Ellis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-21/plans-move-forward-upgra
Women in Business speaker: Art accessible to average people

...beautiful art."We are all influenced everyday by beautiful art," said Sallie West, the Outreach Director at Greater Augusta Arts Council, from the sculptures near Springfield Baptist Church on Reynolds Street to the sculptures in front of the Children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-18/women-busin
Ramblin' Rhodes: Evenings overflowing with music, stories

...packed the same night with about 30 people standing at the fundraiser celebrating the sixth anniversary of the North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center.To focus on the center's summer exhibit about Native Americans of the Savannah River Region...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-04/ramblin-rhodes-evenin
Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene will kick off Southern Soul & Song series

...an excellent musician in his own right.? Sixth Anniversary Party: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center, first floor, North Augusta Municipal Building; $10 admission; celebrating the center's anniversary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/ramblin-rhodes-seldom
Augusta groups begin submitting applications for SPLOST funding

...a new James Brown Com mu nity and Fine Arts Cul tu ral Center, didn't respond to a request for comment.Greater Augusta Arts Cou ncil Executive Director Bren da Durant said the climate isn't there for the council to make a request this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-20/augusta-groups-begin-sub
Ramblin' Rhodes: Birthday event to celebrate Native American heritage

...for your journey?That's one of the many interesting facts disclosed in an exhibit that opened July 8 at the North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center.Native Americans of the Savannah River Region will be on display through Aug. 28 at the center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-15/ramblin-rhodes-birthd
The Artside: Council honors individuals for commitment to arts

The Greater Augusta Arts Council honored several individuals for their commitment to arts in the Augusta area on June 18 at a reception at 600 Broad.Internationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/artside-council-honor
The Artside: Local artists create on the box, out of the coffee mug

...5 was no exception, with several events taking place in downtown Augusta.At the 600 Broad building, the Greater Augusta Arts Council celebrated two initiatives, according to Executive Director Brenda Durant.A reception served as the opening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-10/artside-local-artists