Augusta Choral Society is eager to pay tribute to fallen soldiers by presenting "Honoring and Remembering," a Memorial Weekend concert, planned for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
The word deli is rich in connotation for me. Delis to me are old-fashioned, dark places, where delicious meats are sliced fresh then served up high with secret dressings and presented wrapped in brown paper with a pickle on the side. Jason's Deli, which recently opened its latest franchise in the Whole Foods shopping center at 2907 Washington Road, is the very opposite of that in many ways.
Sometimes the wine makes the place and sometimes the place where you drink it makes the wine. And if you're lucky you drink a great wine at a great place, and you don't care which influenced the other.
If there's one word Rhiannon Giddens detests, it's genres. Classically trained in opera at Oberlin University, she moved on to a whole different style of music in becoming the leader of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
When Texas troubadour Robert Earl Keen set out to make his most recent record, he knew it would be unlike anything he had ever done, but at the same time, it was the one he always wanted to do.
Former state senator Joey Brush Jr., who died from a motorcycle accident on May 7, loved music so much that in 2002 he made a nine-song cassette tape he titled Just An Old Sweet Song.
For many performers, "Les Miserables" is their dream musical. "We had about 100 people audition for this show," said Marcia Harris, director of the Aiken Community Playhouse's production, which opens May 22 for three weekends.
Whodunit? Well, that depends on the night. "Shear Madness" is a different show every night, and it's coming to the Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre stage in May.
Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst had pursued separate careers that earned each of them good reviews, but not much in the way of commercial success. But as the duo Shovels & Rope success is proving to be sweeter. They'll perform May 22 during the Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que music festival.
The standard music festival attendee usually approaches the buffet-style slate of acts, both known and unknown, in one of two ways.