Welcome to Westobou

Welcome to Westobou

Celebrating its eighth year, Westobou has become known as Augusta’s “ever-evolving multi-arts festival” dedicated to building this region’s cultural community, while also helping to strengthen the local economy. “Westobou has changed quite a bit over the years,” said Executive Director Kristi Jilson, sitting in Westobou’s new office and gallery at 1129 Broad Street. “We went […]

Arts in the Heart Keeps Getting Bigger, Better

Arts in the Heart Keeps Getting Bigger, Better

Five years ago, Arts in the Heart moved from the dirt lots off Reynolds Street to its new home on Broad Street between 7th and 10th and, since then, the annual festival has experienced phenomenal growth. This weekend, when crowds converge downtown, they’ll be treated to cuisine from 25 countries and/or ethnic groups, up from […]

What does Augusta University really mean?

What does Augusta University really mean?

For many people throughout this area, the announcement that Georgia Regents University has been renamed Augusta University was cause for massive celebration. It was like sunshine, rainbows, fluffy kittens, warm apple pie, a soaring bald eagle and a pot of gold all wrapped up in one big shiny bow. However, there is another large segment […]