Links of Interest

Augusta’s famous Hodges Usry created this sneak peek into the Miller as it stood in 2014.

http://youtu.be/o9uuteQpzSI

In September 2013, NBC26 featured a news story about the Miller and the Morris Museum of Art in a collaborative project to encourage the public to capture smartphone photos of the historic theater and submit for display.

http://www.nbc26.tv/story/23468522/miller-theater-will-host-smartphone-photo-contest

Dr. LeeAnn Caldwell authored a comprehensive article about Frank Miller and his amazing theater. It was featured in the August 2013 edition of Augusta Magazine.

http://www.augustamagazine.com/Augusta-Magazine/August-2013/Continuing-a-Legacy/

Many memories and photos are also posted on the Miller fan page on Facebook, found here: https://www.facebook.com/millertheater

In July 2013, the Miller Team conducted an “Open Call” event, asking the public to bring by mementos and photos for scanning and archiving. WJBF did a story on the event.

http://www.wjbf.com/story/22962800/public-open-call-event-for-the-miller-theater-tuesday-night

In May 2013 Congressman Barrow’s office announced the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, Lillian Brisson of Greenbrier High School, who presented an image from the historic theater. On a related note, Congressman Barrow toured the theater in February 2013 and expressed support of the project.

http://barrow.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/miller-theater-highlighted-in-2013-congressional-art-competition

In November 2012, the Augusta Photography Festival included the Miller Theater in their tour of spaces.

http://augustaphotofestival.org/pro.html

In October 2012, WRDW News12 featured a story about the Miller project and the potential impact on downtown.

http://www.wrdw.com/news/politics/headlines/Only-on-12-Mayor-talks-Miller-theater-revamp-Starbucks-downtown-investment–173387061.html

In June 2012, the Augusta Chronicle presented a story about the plans revealed by Symphony Orchestra Augusta to bring the theater back to life.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-22/historic-miller-theater-renovation-moves-forward

In February 2012, SOA board member Angela Maskey posted a blog about the historic vote of acceptance of the building from Peter Knox IV.

http://angelamaskey.com/2012/02/11/the-best-board-of-directors-meeting/

SOA has a brief history page on their website, as well:

http://soaugusta.org/history-2/

 

 

 

 

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