Le Chat ends season with dark tale of 'Sweeney Todd'

Le Chat Noir ends its season set in 19th century England, telling the horror tale of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Start June with celebration of arts

Here we are in the last days of May, moving into Augusta's summer arts season. Early June is the perfect time for outdoor concerts, canal cruises and strolls around our area's great shops and galleries.
By Keith Claussen

Leno enjoying fun part of telling jokes

Life for Jay Leno these days is different from the daily grind of producing a nightly talk show day-in, day-out. Part of that includes a tour stop in Augusta on June 4.
By Jeremy Craig

Radio station to celebrate first year with gospel music festival

WNRR Gospel Radio is bringing gospel music to downtown Augusta with the Garden City Music Festival on May 30.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wine Time: Educated Guess Chardonnay 2013, Carneros

Sometimes it is difficult to decide what kind of wine to serve with a meal.
By Dennis Sodomka

Dine & Dish: Jason's Deli rich in choices, flavors

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 is the very opposite of that in many ways.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Ramblin' Rhodes: Morris' paradise found performing 'Trop Rock'

Every season is summer for former Grovetown, Ga., resident Jim Morris who has found "Trop Rock" beach music fame in southwest coastal Florida.
By Don Rhodes

'Les Miserables' pulls in crowd before show

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.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Pop Rocks: New music pickings planned for inaugural Mayapple festival

The standard music festival attendee usually approaches the buffet-style slate of acts, both known and unknown, in one of two ways.
By Steven Uhles

Music by Turner: 'School's Out' is one anthem everyone hums these days

Each May, one of the things I enjoy telling younger people (which, these days, is almost everyone) is that "no matter how old you are you never, ever forget how happy you are on the last day of school."
By Ed Turner

Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

Ray Whitfield didn't put his boxing career on hold nearly five years ago to pursue another position or chase another dream. The Augusta resident did it to save the Augusta Boxing Club.
By John Boyette

2015 Summer Camps Guide

From Augusta to Aiken, you can find camps focused on art and music, math and reading, or any sport.

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

The Augusta Chronicle and Applause invite readers to join us in celebrating the arts in our community by entering our fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Aloha, Far From the Madding Crowd, San Andreas

Aiken concert series starts in May

The Hopelands Summer Concert Series at Aiken's Hopelands Gardens begins May 4 with a performance by the Southern Thunder Cloggers.

GreenJackets home season now open

A robust promotional schedule and more community involvement highlight the 27th consecutive season of minor league baseball in Augusta this year.
By David Lee

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