Valerie Emerick



Chainsaw Masscara gives Seawell his own voice

Chainsaw Masscara gives Seawell his own voice

Ever wonder what might happen if Alice Cooper and David Bowie got together and had a child with Lady Gaga? Are you a fan of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and theatrical rock shows with a fun theme? Chainsaw Masscara might have what you are looking for. Formed in June of 2013, Chainsaw Masscara grew read more

“Tribes” Explores Communication Barriers

“Tribes” Explores Communication Barriers

How do we communicate? What happens when we don’t communicate or when there are barriers that make communicating a challenge? Nina Raine’s original play, “Tribes,” presented by Georgia Regents University (GRU) Communications Department, attempts to tackle those questions and more as it follows the story of a man who was born deaf into a hearing read more

Festival offers a glimpse inside the GHIA

Festival offers a glimpse inside the GHIA

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art (GHIA) will present its eighth annual Spring Artists’ Market and Festival, March 14-21. Located in downtown Augusta in the historic structure known as Ware’s Folly, for 75 years GHIA has served as an independent visual arts school in the Central Savannah River Area and offers studio art classes and read more

Famous company visits Augusta for the first time

Famous company visits Augusta for the first time

On Saturday, March 1, the Martha Graham Dance Company will perform in Augusta for the first time ever. The dance recital will take place at the Imperial Theatre and is presented by Augusta Ballet. Additionally, on Friday, February 28, professional dancers from the visiting Martha Graham Dance Company will instruct two master classes that are read more

Discover Dave at Documentary Screening

Discover Dave at Documentary Screening

The documentary “Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay” will be screened at the main branch of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Wednesday, February 26. The film is based on the life of the Edgefield, South Carolina, slave named David Drake who created pottery in the 1800s. The documentary was released in September 2013 and read more

Artists, Community Benefit from Wet Paint Party

Artists, Community Benefit from Wet Paint Party

This Saturday night, the Greater Augusta Arts Council (GAAC) will be holding its annual Wet Paint Party and Sale, which is a combination membership drive and art party. The event also includes a runway-style vintage fashion and hair show presented by Vintage Ooollee and Modish Salon and Spa. This year, moe than 60 local artists read more