Juilliard in Aiken marks 7th year

Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: El Porvenir Amauta Corte I 2013, Argentina

The Amauta Corte I, also called Inspiration, is a lush, full-bodied wine that packs a punch.
By Dennis Sodomka

Ramblin' Rhodes: Pioneer in Augusta broadcasting still making music

Today there are many women broadcasters, black and white, in radio and television locally. But in the 1960s you could count those pioneer women broadcasters on one hand with one of the earliest and most popular being Evelyn Smith Lowe, better known to her WTHB-AM listeners as "Miss Soul."
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Sandwich City serves crowd more than sandwiches

Sandwich City serves more than just sandwiches? That was my surprised thought as I surveyed the diner's interior, warm with the scents of fried chicken, mac and cheese, and Southern veggies.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Fans finally get date with Edison Project

Now I had heard rumors, but last week, the rumored became official. The Edison Project put up a Facebook page. You can't get more official than that. They've also booked a gig.
By Steven Uhles

Wine Time: Director's Cut Zinfandel 2012, Dry Creek Valley

Francis Ford Coppola has done more than dabble in the wine business. His newest, the Director's Cut brand, has come up with this stunning Zinfandel and just in time for Sunday's Academy Awards show.
By Dennis Sodomka

Pianist Kaeshammer to play encore in Evans

Pianist Michael Kaeshammer returns to the J.S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans on March 7.

Country rapper to play Masters Week event

In 2008, Ford released his debut album, Ride Through the Country, which included the singles "No Trash in My Trailer" and "Cold Beer."
By Susan McCord

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

Big names are coming to the Bell Auditorium this summer. First up will be John Fogerty, who will bring his 1969 Tour to Augusta on May 12. Jay Leno will bring his chin and his humor to the stage June 4.

The Artside: Artists partner with animals to create 'Sheltered' exhibit

Art created on behalf of shelter animals is among several new exhibits opening Thursday, Feb. 19, at Aiken Center for the Arts.
By Keith Claussen

Music by Turner: Local concert calendar is full of hits

Here they come … to Augusta! As a 40-year veteran of the local concert scene, I have never seen such a flurry of great musical acts coming to our area.
By Ed Turner

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