Stars come to Augusta for 'Get On Up' premiere

Three nights after James Brown’s biopic Get On Up premiered at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, the bright-lights and red carpet shifted from New York to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Ramblin' Rhodes: Hensley and the Red Hots ready to rock 'n' roll again

Johnny Hensley and the Red Hots will perform July 26 in a reunion concert that will benefit Press On.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Deadlines approaching to enter best photographs, more

The Augusta Photography Festival will return this fall with more than 40 activities ranging from exhibits and gallery shows to workshops, field trips, photo walks and special events. The biennial celebration will open Oct. 24 and run for 10 days.
By Keith Claussen

Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

Keith Robinson's role as Baroy "Baby Roy" Scott of James Brown's first band, The Famous Flames, is taking him full circle, back home to Augusta for the July 24 screening of the new Brown biopic, "Get On Up."
By Jeremy Craig

Wine Time: Prazo de Roriz 2011, Douro

New white wines and red wines are coming out in a dizzying assortment. Luckily for American consumers, nearly all of them are high quality and fun to drink. The Prazo de Roriz is a great example.
By Dennis Sodomka

Ramblin' Rhodes: James Brown memorabilia is right here in Augusta

The James Brown exhibit at the Augusta Museum of History is without a doubt the most popular offering the museum has had in its 77 years of existence.
By Don Rhodes

Pop Rocks: Brown's legacy is one this community can be proud of

In a week, Hollywood will come to Augusta with at least some of its trappings. There will be actors and directors, a red carpet and a see-it-first screening.
By Steven Uhles

Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

The real hero behind the reality of a feature film finally getting made about James Brown is producer Brian Grazer.
By Don Rhodes

Police prepared for anything at movie premiere

The Sheriff's Office's newly formed Dignitary Protection Team of about 17 people already has looked at every imaginable possibility to ensure that the premiere and afterparty goes smoothly, Maj. Steve Strickland said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Kelley family holding celebrity golf tournament, concert with Lady A

Charles, Josh and John Kelley have announced the inaugural Kelley Brothers & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament & Concert on Oct. 27 to benefit local charities.
By Lisa Kaylor

Dine & Dish: Aiken Speakeasy is code for delicious

First came the hurried e-mails. Then phone calls to confirm. Finally, with "secret" pass code in hand, in downtown Aiken we entered a glittering world of fine dining, and well-heeled gents and dames.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Share talent in third annual Applause cover contest

Celebrate the arts in our community by entering our third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the Sept. 4 Applause fall arts preview edition.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Sugarland singer headlining Border Bash

Grammy Award winner Kristian Bush from the country music duo Sugarland will headline the 21st annual Border Bash.
By Meg Mirshak

2014 Summer Camps Guide

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

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