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BELOVED: THE EGG, THE CREATURE, THE WIND – GHIA Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: January 11, 2019 – March 1, 2019 |

This show, Beloved: The Egg, The Creature, The Wind was inspired by Bowdoin’s loss of her mother to lung cancer in 2016, a dear friend’s struggle with that same disease, and her own recent travels in the cancer landscape. These events, combined with her current reflections on Christian theological concepts and Buddhist teachings, form the backdrop of the current work which explores how the divine manifests in the creatures and world around us, in both unsettling and playful ways.

Diana Ross – 2019 Brand New Day Tour
Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 7 PM – 9:30 PM | The Bell Auditorium

Diana Ross defines icon. A remarkable career spanning over 50 years, Ms Ross is an international treasure. She is considered one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. Her journey has inspired and empowered countless celebrities, musicians, artists and young dreamers.

Aiken Community Theatre Presents “Silent Sky”
Thurs – Fri | January 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, & 26 | 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 20 | 2 PM

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer.  As Henrietta attempts to measure the light and distance of stars, she must also take measure of her life on Earth, trying to balance her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love.

Writers Weekend 2019 at Augusta University
January 25 – 27, 2019 

Writers Weekend is Augusta University’s annual spring creative writing conference. This year’s event, held in honor of Dr. Elizabeth Fanning, Professor Emerita of English, will feature authors who specialize in translation and literary adaptations. Presenters include poet and zheng harpist Fiona Sze-Lorrain (Keynote), writer and director Whit Stillman, Cinelle Barnes, Eric Smith, Laura Leigh Morris, Stephanie Kartalopoulos, and Frank Iodice. Visiting writers will offer readings and a variety craft talks.

The Black Jacket Symphony: Queen ‘A Night at the Opera’
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 | Doors: 7 PM | Show: 8 PM – 11 PM | The Miller Theater

The Black Jacket Symphony will present Queen’s legendary album A Night at the Opera live – note-for-note and sound-for-sound – as well as a full set of greatest hits. Taking the lead vocals – Marc Martel, the man responsible for the singing performances in the Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

Storyland Theatre Presents “The Courtship of Señorita Florabella”, An Original Play
Saturday Family Matinee – February 2 | 3 PM | Augusta University Maxwell Theatre

A swashbuckling tale with a Spanish flair – swordplay, romance and lots of fun for the whole family. No reservations required. Meet the actors after the show for autographs and photos. Active Duty Military and their Families admitted free with Military I.D.

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