Americana at its best! The films of comedian Harold Lloyd could be considered a perfect slice of American life just after the turn of the twentieth century. “Girl Shy” shows an audience just that – the shy young man working to succeed, meets his dream girl, but is too poor and bashful to woo her.
Meko’s work incorporates the visual language of naval flags and nautical wayfinding, combined with romanticized objects of the American South as a means to communicate the psychological and the physical. These references signal the warning of a threat or the possibility of safe passage.
Augusta Jr. Players Present ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’
October 12 – October 14
A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for three Tony Awards – including Best Musical. Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie Reale, this whimsical show follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad – through four fun-filled seasons.
Young Padawans, Jedi Masters, and Sith Lords are invited to take a trip to “a galaxy far, far away” during the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System’s free annual Star Wars Reads Day! Highlights include book giveaways, Star Wars-themed story time, arts and crafts, Star Wars music, trivia contests, and an artists’ alley and silent auction.
The Morris Museum of Art Presents The 2018–2019 Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song Series
October 12, 2018 – February 8, 2019
For sixteen years, the Morris Museum of Art’s Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song concert series has featured icons and rising stars in bluegrass, country, Americana, gospel, roots, and jazz—everyone from Doc Watson and Ricky Skaggs to Pam Tillis and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. This year, the series welcomes fan favorites and introduces new artists who have not performed at Southern Soul & Song before.
Friday, October 19 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Take an insightful look through the lens back at Earth from outer space. Enjoy a breathtaking selection and discussion of NASA images with EarthKAM Payload Developer and Operations Lead, Brion Au. Brion will explain the processes used to capture and process images from a variety of platforms used by NASA both on the ground and in space. Gather inspiration for your own photographic explorations from this unique view of the world from beyond!