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2014 Arts Preview: Theater

Performances on stage this season include "The Music Man," "A Christmas Carol," and more.
'Frosty' will be playing in the park

An original play based on the song Frosty the Snowman will be staged at North Augusta's Maude Edenfield Park.
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It's report card day for Richmond County public schools.
'Men in Black II' posts huge box-office haul

LOS ANGELES -- Big guns mean big money. "Men in Black II," the action comedy about agents with huge weapons policing extraterrestrial riffraff, debuted with $52.1 million in its first weekend.\r\n
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'Minority Report' wins narrow victory at box office

LOS ANGELES -- Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg's "Minority Report" won bragging rights as the weekend's top film, debuting with $35.7 million to edge the animated "Lilo & Stitch," which opened with $35.3 million.\r\n
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Wide film choices bring record revenue at theaters

LOS ANGELES -- Action blockbusters, family fare and thrillers combined to hoist Hollywood to a record $200 million Memorial Day weekend.\r\n
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Players are always changing their lines

The National Players, that quick-change outfit, is back at Augusta State University for its annual theatrical potpourri. It performed William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream Thursday, and today will stage Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. On Saturday, the cast will turn around its third show, The Way We Live Now, based on a short story by Susan Sontag. The shows take place at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way.
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Senior Calendar - events and activities

The Senior Calendar is a listing of activities and groups of interest to senior citizens. Please call the service agencies for information. To have your activity listed, write to Senior Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Mark your release to the attention of Tharon A. Giddens. Send a fax to 722-7403. Please include the name and phone number of a contact person. Out and about
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Schedule of arts events for 1997

With the new year, the second part of the performing arts season gets under way. Here are some highlights for area arts groups: Aiken Community Band APRIL 1: Spring concert; 8 p.m. at University of South Carolina-Aiken's Etherredge Center. Call (803) 641-0578. Aiken Community Playhouse JAN. 17-18, 24-25, 31 and Feb. 1: Lo and Behold! by John Patrick. FEB. 28, MARCH 1, 7, 8, 14, 15: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare.
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Augusta Prep student plans an 'Earnest' senior project

Dalton Cox, 18, is directing a modernized one-act version of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde for his senior project, and it has many quirky and fun details in the event.
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