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Kevin Grogan

June 2019

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Films on Friday: The Foxes of Harrow (1947)

Based on the novel of the same name by Augusta author Frank Yerby, this film was directed by John M. Stahl and stars Rex Harrison, Maureen O’Hara, Richard Haydn, and Victor McLaglen. Set in pre–Civil War New Orleans, it is the story of a roguish Irish-born gambler (Harrison) and his tempestuous marriage to a local beauty (O’Hara). Participants are invited to…

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June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Exhibition Opening: The Charleston Renaissance: Art, Architecture, Literature, and Music

Join us as we celebrate the opening of The Charleston Renaissance. This exhibition highlights the work of some of the leaders of this remarkable revival—Alfred Hutty, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Anna Heyward Taylor, Hobson Pittman, and Elizabeth O’Neill Verner. Lecture by guest curator Jay Williams, 6:00 p.m.; reception in the galleries, 7:00 p.m. Members, FREE; nonmembers, $5. RSVP by calling…

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June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 2019

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Films on Friday: The Vikings (1958)

With a screenplay by the Atlanta-born novelist Calder Willingham, this film stars Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine, and James Donald. Its story concerns the intense rivalry between a Viking prince (Douglas) and a slave (Curtis), who vie for the attention of the beautiful Princess Morgana (Leigh), fated to marry a loathsome English king. Unbeknownst to the rivals,…

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July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

August 2019

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Films on Friday: Summer Heat (1987)

Based on the novel Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail, by Augusta author Louise Shivers, this film stars Lori Singer, perhaps best known as the female lead in Footloose, and Anthony Edwards, a veteran of many films who is probably best known for the eight seasons he spent on television’s ER. The story concerns a young mother who lives on a…

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August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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