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

Haggard to bring signature country sound to Grovetown

Merle Haggard's tour makes a stop at the Columbia County Expedition Center, 212 Partnership Drive, on Saturday, Jan. 24.
By Diana Renee Williams

The Artside: Sloat exhibit mirrors color and light

New York-based artist Ben Sloat has created an installation titled The One in the Center Cannot See the Whole, in the Mary S. Byrd Gallery in the Summerville campus of Georgia Regents University.
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Music opportunities include Haggard, Jaimee Paul

Saturday, music fans can choose from country hits from Merle Haggard or a tribute to great female singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Etta James, performed by Jaimee Paul.
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Stemmari Dalila 2012, Sicily

I don't come across Sicilian wines very often, and when I do it seems they're mostly from the red grape Nero d'Avola. So it was nice to find this pleasant white wine made from Grillo and Viognier.
By Dennis Sodomka

Darius Rucker returning for concert

Three rising country music artists will join Grammy Award winner Darius Rucker for the 11th annual Rock Fore! Dough concert benefitting First Tee of Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak

Elton John coming to Augusta

Elton John and his band return to Augusta and the James Brown Arena on Tuesday, March 10 as part of the "All The Hits" tour, according to a news release.

Dine & Dish: Calvert's sunset dinner whets appetite

Calvert's is definitely a special occasion kind of place, but many may not know that the restaurant offers a prix fixe menu from 5 to 6:30 p.m. that makes it easy for discriminating diners with thin wallets to enjoy the experience too.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Tune in to see local's 'American Idol' audition

How crazy would it be if Miranda Pokrzyminski became a household name? It could. She's auditioning on an upcoming "American Idol."
By Steven Uhles

Cher in the City: 'Selma' leaves me inspired

Although there have been many movies that have included Martin Luther King characters in the background, there has never been a film about him. "Selma" gets it right.
By Cher Best

Edgefield, Aiken start off year with dramas

The year is starting off with lots of drama. On Jan. 9, "Doubt" will open on the Edgefield Theatre Company's stage, and the Aiken Community Playhouse will present "All My Sons."
By Charmain Z. Brackett

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