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TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 05/23/16 | Outdoor Music, BanjoBQue, Memorial Day Celebrations

(Mon 5/23 – Tue 5/24)
Monday and Tuesday, The Augusta Junior Players are holding auditions for their upcoming production of “Legally Blond”, under the direction of Laura Butler, Paul Jones and Kaitlyn Dunaway. Auditions are open for ages 13 to 19, and take place at The Jessye Norman School of The Arts on Greene Street in Downtown Augusta. The production is scheduled for August 5th through 7th. Additional information is available on  The Augusta Players Facebook page.

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 05/16/16 | Cotton Ball, Banjo-B-Que, Hops & Hogs, More!

(Tue 5/17)  Tuesday Morning from 10:30 til noon, Imagination Station--Augusta’s neighborhood children’s museum--presents “Ms. Kathy’s story time”. The museum is located in the Patricia Rigsby Daniel Recreation Center in Hickman Park. The event features stories, songs, counting and dancing ideal for young children. Details at ImagineAugusta.Org

A Look At The Evolution Of The Superhero

Some people are fascinated by superheroes; they are what we wish we could be. Heroes uphold the morals and virtues of mankind and can reflect the ideas of the time. But where did the concept of the superhero come from, and why have superheros made an impact on us today?

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 05/09/16 | Pops!, Paddlefest, Bluegrass, Country, MORE!

(Wednesday 5/11) Runway For A Cure
Who doesn’t love a good fashion show? “Runway for a Cure” takes place Wednesday and features designs from the boutique,"fab'rik", and their new summer styles. The show benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It’s from 6:30 to 8:30 at The Indian Queen on the corner of Wrightsboro Rd. and Monte Sano Ave. More information on the Runway For A Cure Augusta Facebook page

Celebrate Mother's Day With Call The Midwife

Mother’s Day is a day where we say thanks for everything our mothers, and women who have been in our lives like mothers, have done for us, like teaching us how to love, nurturing us and guiding us through life. One way GPB likes to celebrate Mother’s Day is with an episode of Call The Midwife.

New Episodes Of Nature Coming To GPB

NATURE has always been a favorite for GPB viewers. Many people enjoy exploring the natural world from the comfort of their own living room and learning about different animals. In true form, GPB has new episodes of NATURE.

American Master Takes A Look At The Life Of Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin was seen as a pioneer for being the first woman of rock n’ roll, but many stories focus how she died and not how she lived. Many people remember her for her boldness. But never got to see the more sweet and sensitive side of Joplin

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 05/02/16 | Christian McBride, Mary Poppins, Redneck Games, MORE!

(Thu 05/05) Meditation in the Galleries
Thursday morning at 8:45, “Meditation in the Galleries” takes place at the Morris Museum of Art in downtown Augusta. It’s an opportunity to learn the practice of meditation with instructor and author Kevin Sharpe, while surrounded by images in the exhibition Paintings by Victoria Lowe. Additional details at themorris.org.

Catch Up With The National Parks Series

At one time, America was abundant with natural resources and beautiful scenery. Today, many of the land’s beauty has been concealed with roads, skyscrapers and factories. In an attempt to preserve the natural beauty of America for all to enjoy, in 1916 we established the National Parks Service. This year is the centennial anniversary of NPS.

Prince Never Told Us He Was Leaving

Dearly Beloved 
We are gathered here today 
To get through this thing called life 

Let’s Go Crazy  
– Prince

A lot of musical giants have left us recently. Maurice, David, Glenn, Natalie. But somehow, this one is different.

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