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Tomorrow is your chance to see "Parasite," winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the front runne...
01/22/2020

Tomorrow is your chance to see "Parasite," winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the front runner for the Oscar for Best International Feature Film. It is darkly hilarious and a splendid showcase for South Korean director, Bong Joon Ho, a modern master at the top of his game. (WARNING: this film is rated R)

An amazing experience tonight at the 7th Annual, "Dominion Couture Hair & Fashion Extravaganza." A show filled with tale...
01/19/2020

An amazing experience tonight at the 7th Annual, "Dominion Couture Hair & Fashion Extravaganza." A show filled with talented entertainers, beautiful models, and all around wonderful people. If you didn't make it this year, we encourage you to make it for next year's Extravaganza to experience the fun for yourself.

At 6:00 PM, we host the 7th Annual Hair and Fashion Extravaganza presented by the Johnson Youth Organization, Inc., Domi...
01/18/2020

At 6:00 PM, we host the 7th Annual Hair and Fashion Extravaganza presented by the Johnson Youth Organization, Inc., Dominion Beauty and Barber Hair Salon and Dominion Couture Costume Designs.
It's sure to be a heck of a show, so come on down!

A great big thank you is in order to the Branford Marsalis Quartet for an amazing night of beautiful live music. We hope...
01/17/2020

A great big thank you is in order to the Branford Marsalis Quartet for an amazing night of beautiful live music. We hope that everyone in our audience enjoyed it as much as we did.

The Maxwell Theatre is proud to host "An Evening with Branford Marsalis," presented by the Lyceum Series, tonight at 7:3...
01/16/2020

The Maxwell Theatre is proud to host "An Evening with Branford Marsalis," presented by the Lyceum Series, tonight at 7:30 PM. Don't miss out on hearing this celebrated ensemble, revered for its interpretations of popular classics as well as original compositions.

Tomorrow night, join us for An Evening with Branford Marsalis. An award winning music ensemble, the Bradford Marsalis Qu...
01/15/2020

Tomorrow night, join us for An Evening with Branford Marsalis. An award winning music ensemble, the Bradford Marsalis Quartet's performances feature everything from original compositions to jazz and popular classics.
The show starts at 7:30 PM, so don't miss your chance to hear this critically acclaimed quartet.

Don't forget to come see, "PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools," screening tonight from 7:00-9:00 PM.
01/14/2020

Don't forget to come see, "PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools," screening tonight from 7:00-9:00 PM.

Tonight at 7:30-9:00, see Travis Shaw in concert playing songs from his new album, "The Blended Path." A small reception...
01/09/2020

Tonight at 7:30-9:00, see Travis Shaw in concert playing songs from his new album, "The Blended Path." A small reception will proceed the concert at 7:00 PM, with albums available for $25. And best of all, this concert is free to the public.

01/08/2020

Welcome back AU students, faculty, and staff. We hope you all had a wonderful holiday, and wish everyone well in the new semester.

The Cinema Series at Augusta University
01/05/2020

The Cinema Series at Augusta University

Mark your calendars!

Your Cinema Series returns on Thursday, January 23 with 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. screenings of acclaimed South Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s PARASITE, a pitch-black modern fairytale exploring greed and class discrimination.

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the frontrunner for the Oscar for Best International Feature Film, PARASITE is darkly hilarious and a splendid showcase for Bong Joon Ho, a modern master at the top of his game.

Admission is FREE.

Maxwell Theatre, Summerville Campus

The Cinemas Series is made possible by Student Life and Engagement and by the generous support of The Bee's Knees and The Hive.

The awards keep piling up.  Do not miss this concert.  Thursday, January 16, 2020.Maxwell Theatre, Augusta Universityhtt...
01/03/2020
Branford Marsalis

The awards keep piling up. Do not miss this concert. Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Maxwell Theatre, Augusta University

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"One of the most compelling live bands on the planet"
- Alyn Shipton (Jazzwise)

The Branford Marsalis Quartet tops the Jazzwise list of Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2019!

Top Album!An Evening with Branford Marsalis at the Maxwell Theatre at Augusta University on Thursday, January 16th.  htt...
12/31/2019
Branford Marsalis

Top Album!
An Evening with Branford Marsalis at the Maxwell Theatre at Augusta University on Thursday, January 16th. https://augusta.universitytickets.com
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The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul tops the JazzTimes list of Top 50 Albums of 2019!

Tomorrow at 4:00 PM, the Way Out Inc. presents and the Maxwell Theatre hosts, A Christmas Concert by Timothy Boyd Miller...
12/14/2019

Tomorrow at 4:00 PM, the Way Out Inc. presents and the Maxwell Theatre hosts, A Christmas Concert by Timothy Boyd Miller & Friends.
(Tickets available on eventbrite.com.)

Last call for Cutno Dance Center’s "Nutcracker In the South," tomorrow at 4:00 PM. This lovely show has been running for...
12/13/2019

Last call for Cutno Dance Center’s "Nutcracker In the South," tomorrow at 4:00 PM. This lovely show has been running for thirteen consecutive years, and is still sure to mesmerize the audience and fill you with the Holiday spirit.

Join us tonight at 7:30 for the Wycliffe and Friends concert, which will usher in the holidays with classical, jazz, gos...
12/12/2019

Join us tonight at 7:30 for the Wycliffe and Friends concert, which will usher in the holidays with classical, jazz, gospel, and pop music. Wycliffe will be joined by musicians from the CSRA community, a few former student stars from the University, and -as always- a surprise guest or two to join in the holiday cheer.

Tomorrow, the Wycliffe and Friends concert celebrates the holidays by presenting classic holiday music in classical, jaz...
12/11/2019

Tomorrow, the Wycliffe and Friends concert celebrates the holidays by presenting classic holiday music in classical, jazz, gospel, and pop genres. This concert will feature musicians from the CSRA community as well as a few former student stars from the University. As always there will be a surprise guest or two to join us in the holiday cheer.

Tomorrow at 10 AM & 11:30 AM, we present Cutno Dance Center’s "Nutcracker In the South," lighting up our stage. They mes...
12/10/2019

Tomorrow at 10 AM & 11:30 AM, we present Cutno Dance Center’s "Nutcracker In the South," lighting up our stage. They mesmerize the audience and fill them with Holiday spirit through performances by dancers of all ages, from preschool age to adult in this spectacular performance of the updated rendition of the Tchaikovsky classic.

At 4:00 PM the Maxwell Theatre hosts the end of semester student recital, where students can perform the repertoire they...
12/08/2019

At 4:00 PM the Maxwell Theatre hosts the end of semester student recital, where students can perform the repertoire they have been working on. All students are invited to perform and friends and family are welcome to attend.

The Maxwell Theatre and Augusta West Dance Guild are proud to welcome the Augusta West Performing Companies in its annua...
12/05/2019

The Maxwell Theatre and Augusta West Dance Guild are proud to welcome the Augusta West Performing Companies in its annual production of “It’s the Night Before Christmas," which opens today at 9:30 and 11:30 AM.

12/03/2019

Good luck to Stephanie Phillips and Bryant Allen on their senior recitals here tonight at 6:00 and 7:30 PM. We know that you'll both do great!

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! We hope that all of AU's students, faculty, staff, and everyone in our local community are...
11/28/2019

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! We hope that all of AU's students, faculty, staff, and everyone in our local community are taking this day to rest and celebrate in the company of family and friends. Enjoy today because you've earned it!

Tonight at 7:30 PM, the Maxwell Theatre hosts the Augusta University Wind Ensemble concert. The audience will be treated...
11/26/2019

Tonight at 7:30 PM, the Maxwell Theatre hosts the Augusta University Wind Ensemble concert. The audience will be treated to a movement of a symphony that is based on a John Phillip Sousa march, the Finale from the "Pines of Rome" along with other standard band repertory.

Check out these amazing floral arrangements that were featured in our lobby before a concert last week. Thank you to the...
11/22/2019

Check out these amazing floral arrangements that were featured in our lobby before a concert last week.
Thank you to the florists from Ikebana International who made these arrangements and then shared these beauties with us and our audience that night.

Tonight at 7:30, the Augusta University Opera Initiative will perform Gilbert & Sullivan’s one-act operetta "Trial by Ju...
11/22/2019

Tonight at 7:30, the Augusta University Opera Initiative will perform Gilbert & Sullivan’s one-act operetta "Trial by Jury," Join the jury in this courtroom comedy as we operatically deliberate the fate of our lovely plaintiff who sues her drunken defendant for leaving her at the altar. What will Judge Judy decide?

Don't forget about AU Wind Ensemble's concert on Tuesday, 26th. You will hear a movement of a symphony that is based on ...
11/21/2019

Don't forget about AU Wind Ensemble's concert on Tuesday, 26th. You will hear a movement of a symphony that is based on a John Phillip Sousa march, the Finale from the Pines of Rome along with other standard band repertory, including Toccata by Fischer Tull.

Recipient of both the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize,...
11/20/2019

Recipient of both the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize, Giuseppe Tornatore’s CINEMA PARADISO is a romantic and heartwarming coming-of-age story and an unabashed love letter to cinema itself.
See it for yourself at either of today's showings at 1:00PM & 7:00PM.

At 8:00PM, Martin David Jones and Clara Park perform a faculty recital featuring two-piano music of the legendary Americ...
11/19/2019

At 8:00PM, Martin David Jones and Clara Park perform a faculty recital featuring two-piano music of the legendary American musician Dave Brubeck.

Youth Orchestra of Greater Augusta provides an outstanding opportunity for experienced middle and high school age string...
11/18/2019

Youth Orchestra of Greater Augusta provides an outstanding opportunity for experienced middle and high school age string players, designed to augment the work they are doing in school orchestras or in private lesson study. (Tonight at 7:30PM)

Tonight at 7:30, world renowned jazz legend, Houston Person, will take the stage for the third annual concert in the Jaz...
11/16/2019

Tonight at 7:30, world renowned jazz legend, Houston Person, will take the stage for the third annual concert in the Jazz Greats Series. Mr. Person has recorded everything from disco and gospel to pop and R & B, in addition to his own trademark , soulful hard bop. This is truly an evening not to be missed!

Warp Trio is a one of a kind group that can be seen performing classical works in prestigious halls on the same tour whe...
11/15/2019

Warp Trio is a one of a kind group that can be seen performing classical works in prestigious halls on the same tour where they headline a standing room only show at a rock venue.
And tonight at 7:30PM they'll be performing at the
Maxwell Theatre. So don't miss your chance to see them perform live!

Tonight at 7:30, in honor of Veterans Day, the Augusta University Orchestra will present an all-American program. And, t...
11/14/2019

Tonight at 7:30, in honor of Veterans Day, the Augusta University Orchestra will present an all-American program. And, they will be sharing the stage with the talented high school students from the Richmond County Orchestra, and with the Guitar Ensemble from the Augusta VA Hospital.

Tonight at 7:30 PM, the AU Jazz Ensemble will be performing original compositions for big band and small ensemble, which...
11/12/2019

Tonight at 7:30 PM, the AU Jazz Ensemble will be performing original compositions for big band and small ensemble, which promises to keep toes tapping and fingers snapping throughout the evening.

Today is the last call for Theatre AUG's masterpiece, "Grendel," before the show closes. So don't forget to purchase you...
11/10/2019

Today is the last call for Theatre AUG's masterpiece, "Grendel," before the show closes. So don't forget to purchase your tickets and show your support for this incredible cast.

If your night is free, Than come and see, A show by Theatre AUG,So don't sit back and ignore,At 7:30 PM enter our doors,...
11/09/2019

If your night is free,
Than come and see,
A show by Theatre AUG,
So don't sit back and ignore,
At 7:30 PM enter our doors,
And see everything "Grendel" has in store!

Before you start your weekend, come on over and see "Grendel," presented by Theatre AUG. Show opens tonight at 7:30, and...
11/08/2019

Before you start your weekend, come on over and see "Grendel," presented by Theatre AUG. Show opens tonight at 7:30, and we hope to see you there.

Don't miss the opening show of Theatre AUG's Fall Play, "Grendel," at 7:30 Tonight! This amazing group of performers are...
11/07/2019

Don't miss the opening show of Theatre AUG's Fall Play, "Grendel," at 7:30 Tonight! This amazing group of performers are sure to leave you breathless with their captivating acting prowess. So come and show your support for this amazing show!

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society
11/07/2019

Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society

Come hear the Warp Trio on Friday, November 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the Maxwell Theatre, presented by the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society. They will be performing traditional piano trio music as well as some of their own compositions. The program includes Beethoven’s Piano Trio, Op. 11 No.1, Suite for Amplified Piano Trio and Drum Set by Warp Trio, and Black and Tan Fantasy by Duke Ellington.

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11/01/2019
Interviewed Discussion on "Grendel"

For anyone who's on the fence or curious about Theatre AUG's upcoming Fall Production, "Grendel," here's an exclusive discussing the show's inspiration and content straight from its leading actor.

Glimpse of Theatre AUG's upcoming production, Grendel. Reserve your tickets today, so you don't miss out.
10/29/2019

Glimpse of Theatre AUG's upcoming production, Grendel. Reserve your tickets today, so you don't miss out.

Load in and a few sneak peaks of our upcoming production Grendel. Reserve your tickets today. November 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 3 p.m. We also have a November 6 10 a.m. production for high school students. High school students can attend any of the shows for free.

Augusta University College of Education
10/26/2019

Augusta University College of Education

It's all happening!! Welcome, competitors, coaches, and families from across Georgia and South Carolina to Augusta University and the Augusta University College of Education for the annual STEAMify competition! May you have fun, get to know our university, and learn a little something along the way.

#STEMed #STEAMed #steamteams #education #teaching #leading #learning #k12 #schools #classrooms #p12 #Augusta #Georgia #STEAMIFY

Tomorrow, as part of the, “My Journey” seminar series presented by the Department of Biological Sciences...At 2:30 PM, w...
10/24/2019

Tomorrow, as part of the, “My Journey” seminar series presented by the Department of Biological Sciences...

At 2:30 PM, we'll hear from Dr. Lauren Bergey in a talk entitled, "My Journey to Becoming a Marine Biologist." Here she will share her academic and personal journey that led her to where she is now, as well as some of her current research.

STEAMIFY at Augusta University has grown by 50% this year
10/24/2019
STEAMIFY at Augusta University has grown by 50% this year

STEAMIFY at Augusta University has grown by 50% this year

STEAMIFY is a fun competition at Augusta University that gives students in grades 4-8 the opportunity to apply the content they are learning in school in the contexts of either engineering or art.

School shows continue today and tomorrow.  On Saturday you can have a chance to see what all the fuss is about.  Come at...
10/24/2019

School shows continue today and tomorrow. On Saturday you can have a chance to see what all the fuss is about. Come at 3 p.m. this Saturday. Tickets are available at the door.

We open with "Mademoiselle Hood meets Le Wolf, a fractured fairytale musical with Cinderella, the Big Bad Wolf and many more familiar characters in 11 days at the Grover C Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre. Still some seats left, especially in the 9:30 shows. Call or email for reservations- they are required. For the Saturday Matinee, just show up and purchase tickets. Meet the actors after the show for autographs and photos. Active Duty Military Families Free.

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Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00
Thursday 13:00 - 17:00
Friday 13:00 - 17:00

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The Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, part of the Division of Enrollment and Student Affairs, is the cultural heart of the Augusta University campus, and students take center stage.

The Department of Music ensembles and Theatre AU, from the Department of Communication, provide ample performance opportunities for students. Students, faculty, staff and community members attend a broad variety of events. The Lyceum Series presents national and international music, dance, and theatre companies and the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society brings a rich series of world class performers to campus. The community also has a chance to bring events to life at the theatre too.