(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, NOV 4, 2013

By November 4, 2013Local NewsWIRE

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Greater Augusta Arts Council will hold its 2013 Legislative Luncheon on November 14, 2013, 11:30-1:00 PM at the Augusta Public Library, 823 Telfair Street. Speakers Mayor Deke Copenhaver, Commissioner Corey Johnson, and Augusta Regional Collaboration Executive Director Matthew Kwatinetz will discuss the role of arts in economic development and future plans for developing arts in Augusta. For more information: http://augustaarts.com.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Back by popular demand, the Jazz on Pine concert series has been extended for three more weeks. Concerts will be held Saturdays at 6:00 PM, November 9, 16 and 23 in the Pine Street pocket park, Pine Street between Laney Walker Boulevard and Florence Street. A celebration of music and community in Laney Walker Bethlehem, Jazz on Pine was planned and orchestrated by highly-regarded jazz keyboardist Karen Gordon and is sponsored by the Heritage Pine Homeowners Association and City of Augusta. Check for details later this week: www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/blog/.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History’s Annual Quilt Exhibition continues through December 30, 2013. This year’s exhibit features quilts crafted by Atlanta’s Brown Sugar Stitchers, a guild of African American quilters from the metro-Atlanta area. For information, visit www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) With the first phase of its pocket community, Bailey Place, completed and occupied, the United House of Prayer is set to launch a second phase of apartment homes in this development located along Wrightsboro Road and 12th Street. Bailey Place is located in the heart of East Mill Village, one of six priority development areas in Laney Walker/Bethlehem. http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/neighborhood-developments/east-mill-village/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Regents University’s Health Care Initiative will be held November 16, 2013 in partnership with the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. Services include comprehensive screening by professional nurses, a nurse practioner, psychiatrist and podiatrist. Sponsored by GRU, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Phi Chi Chapter Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., and Queensborough Bank. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Department of Humanities at Paine College will host the 16th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance November 6-8, 2013. This year’s theme is "Midwives and Mavericks: Architects, Artists and Critics of the Renaissance." This open to the public event will feature Dr. Leonard Harris, a well-noted scholar of a Renaissance major architect and philosopher, Alain Locke. Dr. Leonard Harris will serve as the keynote speaker. For information, please visit www.paine.edu/events/harlem/harlemdefault.aspx.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series, presented by the Morris Museum of Art, continues through February 2014 with monthly concerts featuring rising stars and legends of bluegrass, country, roots, blues, and Americana music performing in Augusta’s historic Imperial Theatre. Blue Highway and Sierra Hull perform Friday, November 15, 7:30 p.m. http://southernsoulandsong.org/index.shtml

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Downtown Development Authority is accepting applications for participation in the 2013 Christmas Fantasy Parade and Light Up Spectacular to be held Saturday, December 7. Deadline for Fantasy Parade applications is November 27; deadline for vendor applications is November 30. www.myaugustadowntown.com/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library at Georgia Regents University is hosting the "Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine" traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine through Saturday, Dec 7, 2013. On Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013, Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell will present "American Medicine in the Era of George Washington," 12:00-1:00 PM in the Historical Collections & Archives, Room 225. The exhibit and lecture are free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/GWMedicineExhibit.

 

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