Performances on stage this season include "The Music Man," "A Christmas Carol," and more.
An original play based on the song Frosty the Snowman will be staged at North Augusta's Maude Edenfield Park.
It's report card day for Richmond County public schools.
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
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
LOS ANGELES -- Action blockbusters, family fare and thrillers combined to hoist Hollywood to a record $200 million Memorial Day weekend.\r\n
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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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.
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.