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Augusta Heritage Center Names Interim Director

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An interim director has been appointed at the Augusta Heritage Center in Randolph County.

Beth King was recently chosen to serve as interim director for the center.

King also is the general manager of the Myles Center for the Arts at Davis & Elkins College.

College officials said King brings a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding arts administration, education, and funding.

King said the Augusta Heritage Center is getting ready for a big season once again.

“We're striving to preserve traditional arts and music, and just with a vide variety of arts, crafts, and folklore, and arts classes as well. So each week touches on a different aspect of traditional music, and the crafts running all summer long,” said King.

Before joining D&E, King was executive director of the Randolph County Community Arts Center.

2014 Dates:

Spring Music Week (April 6-11)
Cajun/Creole Week (July 6-11)
Early Country Music Week (July 6-11)
Blues & Swing Week (July 13-18)
Irish Week (July 20-25)
Bluegrass Week (July 27-August 1)
Old-Time Week (August 3-10, incl. Festival)
Vocal Week (August 3-10, incl. Festival)
AV Dance Week (August 3-10, incl. Festival)
Augusta Festival (August 8-10)
October Old-Time Week (October 26-November 2, incl. Reunion)
Fiddlers' Reunion (Oct. 31-Nov. 2)




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