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Free Summer Film Series: Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the superhero team of the same name by Marvel Comics, the film is the 54th Disney animated feature film. Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, the film tells the story of Hiro Hamada, a young robotics prodigy who forms a superhero team to combat a masked villain. The film features the voices of Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell, and Maya Rudolph.

Rated PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Take a trip under the sea with The Augusta Players, as Disney’s The Little Mermaid makes its Augusta debut.  Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages.  With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.”  Come fall in love with this enchanting and magical Broadway musical for the first time–or all over again!

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3:00 PM
at the Imperial Theatre in Downtown Augusta

Sister Act

The Augusta Players Presents:

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet!  Featuring original music by Tony-and-eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless.  A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!

February 23-25, 2018 at the Imperial Theater in Downtown Augusta.

Sentiments & Origins

Sentiments and Origins, February 23 – April 20, 2018, curated by Shannon Morris features contemporary interpretations of flora and fauna by artists Frances de La Rosa, Cynthia Farnell, Juan Alberto Negroni and Pandra Williams in collaboration with Jennifer Garcia-Green. On March 2nd, 2018, there will be an artist talk at Westobou Gallery starting promptly at 4PM, followed by a reception from 5-8 PM.

SEEDS: Westobou Gallery’s Annual Art Exhibition

Just in time for the holidays, Westobou Gallery presents Seeds. The third annual juried exhibition of small works priced at an affordable $300 or less features local and regional artists working with various media in a variety of styles. Join the free reception with the artists on December 1, 2017 from 5-8 pm.

But you do not want to miss the chance to get a sneak peak and be the first to purchase the artwork at a special wine and cheese preview reception on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 6-9 pm. Get your $25 tickets today!

To stay true to Westobou’s values, our 2017 juror, Rachel Reese, chose artists based on quality, variety, creativity, craftsmanship and inclusivity. Reese is Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums in Savannah, GA. She is a curator, arts writer, and independent publisher. Reese holds an MFA from City College New York, CUNY and has held several positions in different art galleries in our region.

Juror: Rachel Reese- Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Telfair Museums in Savannah, GA.

Featured Artists: 
Rebecca Beaird
Anna Bliss
Angela Burson
Meg Dainty
Heather Rene Dunaway
Manda Faye Dunigan
Christina Edwards
Michael Freeman
Vivian Liddell
Jason Lutz
Leah Schaffer
Peter Stitt
Lisa Tuttle
Jasmine Williams

The name, Seeds, celebrates the history of the building, the budding careers of the exhibiting artists and the cultivation of meaningful relationships with the community.