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Arts in the Heart of Augusta kicks off today

...has expanded on Broad Street to enhance the children's activity area and boost the quality of musical acts, said Brenda Durant, the executive director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council.Also, half of the 120 vendors in the fine artists market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-18/arts-heart-augusta-ki
Spotlight: Brenda Durant

NAME: Brenda Durant OCCUPATION: Executive director, Greater Augusta Arts Council HOMETOWN: Great Neck, N.Y.; moved here in 1972. HOW LONG...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/26/art_426408.shtml
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Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...different businesses downtown and hang out. He was a very big part of downtown for a while. I think it would be great."Brenda Durant, the executive director of the arts council, said each artist chosen by a council committee would receive a $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-14/downtown-de
SPLOST Question: What will Greater Augusta Arts Council do with its $2.775 million included in SPLOST 7?

...000 for a public arts master plan and $2 million for public art implementation. According to Executive Director Brenda Durant, the council will use the funds to seek more grants and create public art exhibits, such as sculptures, at each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-14/splost-question-what-wil
Augusta voters narrowly reject $194.3 million sales tax package

...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 to improve the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-20/augusta-voters-narrowly-reje
SPLOST questions

...000 for a public arts master plan and $2 million for public art implementation. According to Executive Director Brenda Durant, the council will use the funds to seek more grants and create public art exhibits, such as sculptures, at each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7
Cherry Tree Crossing oral history project to air on public radio

...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 began earlier this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-02/cherry-tree-crossing-oral-hi
Masters Week Par 3 Party canceled

...called off in Augusta.The Par 3 Party, sponsored by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, won't happen this year. Brenda Durant, executive director of the arts council, said the annual dance party on the Augusta Common was hard to staff during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-06/masters-week-par-3-pa
Mills proposal seeking $12 million, still no GRU interest in campus

...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 Augusta entry points...

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

...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 questions to pitch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-18/artspace-likes-augusta-projec