Skip to main content

What we think is cool...

Blog image: 

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.

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 04/25/16

Spring is the perfect time of year to experience Augusta’s repertoire of Arts & Cultural events! Here are some of this week’s highlights, courtesy of GPB-Augusta’s team of interns from Augusta University: Alexandria Bennett, Haley Harris, and Jamie Sapp.

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 04/18/16

Spring is the perfect time of year to experience Augusta’s repertoire of Arts & Cultural events! Here are some of this week’s highlights, courtesy of GPB-Augusta’s team of interns from Augusta University: Alexandria Bennett, Haley Harris, and Jamie Sapp.

 

(Thu 04/21) Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

TWIA (This Week In Augusta) Week of 04/11/16

Just because the golf crowd is gone doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty of Arts & Culture events in Augusta! Here are some of the highlights, courtesy of GPB-Augusta’s team of interns from Augusta University: Alexandria Bennett, Haley Harris, and Jamie Sapp.

Concerto Competition Winners' Concert | April 21st at Augusta University Maxwell Theatre

For those who’ve harbored aspirations of brilliance in the competitive world of performing arts, this is the moment you dream about: 

The lights go down, the curtain comes up, and it’s just you, standing center stage before an expectant audience. Nervous? A little bit, sure. But more than nervous, you’re  energized. All the studying, all the practicing, all the sacrificing for the sake of your craft, has prepared you for this rendezvous with destiny.  

The Christian McBride Trio At Augusta University #JazzAtTheG May 7th at 8pm

At the beginning of this school year, the team that puts together “The Concert Series Formerly Known As Jazz At The G” (TCSFKAJATG) decided to “raise the bar”. Our inaugural season ended on a high note with a concert featuring Wycliffe Gordon and His International All Star Band, playing to a completely sold-out house.  We knew that was going to be pretty tough to beat.

Christian McBride Trio at Augusta University #JazzAtTheG on May 7th

At the beginning of this school year, the team that puts together “The Concert Series Formerly Known As Jazz At The G” (TCSFKAJATG) decided to “raise the bar”. Our inaugural season ended on a high note with a concert featuring Wycliffe Gordon and His International All Star Band, playing to a completely sold-out house.  We knew that was going to be pretty tough to beat.

Pages