Ramblin' Rhodes: Mark your calendars now, later

The calendar not only turns another page in a few days but also begins a new year with lots of great country, bluegrass and classic rock shows scheduled for your enjoyment.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: 'What's the best restaurant in Augusta?' Here's a start …

As my Christmas gift to you, here's a list of my (roughly) top 20 foods. These are the dishes I hunger for when I'm happy or blue, when I'm out with friends or dining as a couple - and that I would definitely recommend that you check out.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Collazzi Libertá 2012, Toscana

Balance usually is the key to any good wine, especially a blend. That is what you will find in the Collazzi Libertá, a delightful Tuscan blend.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pop Rocks: Debt of Nature's 'Departure' was totally worth the wait

It is said that rock 'n' roll is territory for the young, that the need and desire to make something large and loud and slightly unhinged lessens in the face of families and careers and all the associated responsibilities. I've never bought into that and clearly Debt of Nature agrees.
By Steven Uhles

The Artside: Artist turns old books into new works of art

Brian Dettmer explores beneath the surface in his intricately sculpted works, which will go on exhibit Dec. 11 at Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Dash away all to buy these great box sets

Here are nine marvelous box sets and reissues that would make anyone who's an ardent music fan very happy on Dec. 25. Sure, some are a bit pricey but remember - it's Christmas!
By Ed Turner

4 ballet companies plan 'Nutcracker'

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different incarnations of this holiday ballet.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2014 Holiday Events

From Christmas tours to holiday lights and music, the season has plenty to offer.

The Artside: Exhibits present Civil War from different perspectives

Two new exhibits at the Morris Museum of Art look back 150 years, presenting images of the Civil War era from very different visual perspectives.
By Keith Claussen

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies; Annie 2014; Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb; Wild, Chaar Sahibzaade

Pop Rocks: 12 Bands holiday CD includes 9 gems

Sometimes less is more. In the interest of full disclosure, let me go on the record and admit that when I discovered Instant Christmas Classics Vol.
By Steven Uhles

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