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The Morris Museum of art is looking for volunteers to serve as docents to lead tours, assist with special events, greet museum guests and participate in continuing education classes.
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Hospice Advantage in Augusta is looking for volunteers in Richmond, Columbia, Burke, Glascock, Lincoln, Warren and McDuffie counties. Volunteers support people living with life-limiting illness.
You remembered: The Miller Theater

Last week we asked about the Miller Theater on Broad Street. This is what you remembered.
Museum in Atlanta does not try to color the racial history of popular Uncle Remus stories

ATLANTA --- Curtis Richardson hops around the front parlor of the 140-year-old house, animatedly recounting the enchanting tales of Brer Rabbit and Brer Wolf.
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Songs reflect Southern influences, experiences

Georgia musician Corey Smith is more than happy to have his compositions seen as songs of the South.
Presidents, poets, robbers draw thousands to cemetery

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven women stand reverently in front of the grave marker of Albertina Allen Forrest. The women do not know her - she died in 1904 - but they are learning a bit about her as part of an art and architecture tour at Crown Hill Cemetery.
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New releases are sure to stir emotions

This week, Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook said the studio could, in the not-too-distant future, release The Song of the South on home video. The film, which has never been released in the U.S. market, has long courted controversy over what critics consider a soft-sell of the slave/master relationship in the American South. Mr. Cook's compromise? An introduction, much like the one accompanying the DVD release of Disney's World War II propaganda films, would place the movie in historical context. Intro or no, this film is sure to continue courting controversy. Here are some upcoming releases and events that, like Disney's animated tale of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox et al, are sure to engender some heated exchanges:
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Many first-rate films banned for various reasons

For years, the was no Exorcist or Evil Dead in England. Likewise, The Shining and Scream were no-nos in South Korea.
Steven Uhles
Ten-Hut! Marine Josh Gracin releases debut album

NEW YORK -- U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Gracin loves serving his country, but he can't deny the song of the south.
Technology eased filming of 'Looney Tunes'

LOS ANGELES - Brendan Fraser is grappling with thin air.
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