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Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed and Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?

Wine Time: Tortarossa Rosso Toscana 2011, Tuscany

The Tortarossa Rosso Toscana 2011 is a Super Tuscan blend made by Alessandro Bocci, one of Maremma's most talented winemakers.
By Dennis Sodomka

Gamecocks, Bulldogs fans to face off at 21st Border Bash

Annual event brings football fans to border for cheers, music, more

Dine & Dish: Steakhouse is Prime spot for dinner

Prime Steakhouse in downtown Aiken is cozy and the service is welcoming and attentive. Prime is definitely a winner for a birthday dinner - or dinner anytime.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Kristian Bush uses own voice to headline Border Bash

Kristian Bush, best known as part of the duo Sugarland, will be the headline act for the 21st annual Border Bash on Friday, Sept. 12, at Augusta Common.
By Alan Sculley

Jazz concert will benefit area UNCF

The second annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival will feature a national recording artist and local favorites to raise funds for Augusta's United Negro College fund.

Pop Rocks: Kiss Family Reunion is truly family event, with hot music

96.3 Kiss Family Reunion to feature Johnny Gill, Freddie Jackson, Ce Ce Peniston, Avery Sunshine, Jagged Edge, Syleena Johnson and Algerbra, among others.
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Identical and Forrest Gump: An IMAX Experience

Arts Preview: Art

Find exhibits at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, the Morris Museum of Art, Aiken Center for the Arts and beyond during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Music

From classical to country and opera, there are many music opportunities during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Dance

The 2014-15 arts season includes dance performances by Columbia County Ballet, Dance Augusta, Aiken Civic Ballet and more.

Arts Preview: Theater

Performances on stage this season include "The Music Man," "A Christmas Carol," and more.

Arts Preview: Festivals

Aiken's Makin', Arts in the Heart and Westobou are some of the arts festivals not to be missed.

J. Travis Duncan wins third annual Applaud the Artist contest

A design painted by Evans artist J. Travis Duncan is the winner in the third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Wine Time: Liberty School Merlot 2011, Central Coast

The folks at Liberty School are more known for their Cabernet Sauvignon. This is their first release of Merlot, and it was worth waiting for.
By Dennis Sodomka

Ramblin' Rhodes: New Wiseman CD is diary of country classics

Listening to bluegrass music star Mac Wiseman's new CD is like listening to the classic songs of country music's early history.
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Documentary captures life, work of artist Edward Rice

The first weekend in September will open with a flurry of arts activities including a screening of the new 30-minute documentary film on artist Edward Rice, and events for First Thursday and First ...
By Keith Claussen

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Music by Turner: Ninth month brings nine concerts you want to catch

In honor of September, let's take a quick peek at nine of the more interesting shows set for this month in Augusta, Atlanta and Columbia.
By Ed Turner

Edgefield Theatre troupe to stage its first mystery, 'Night Watch'

Director Dave Engleman said Edgefield County Theatre Company's very first murder mystery, Night Watch, will keep theatergoers on the edge of their seats.
By Anne Waits

'Shut Yo Mouth' and listen to Get Right Band's varied tunes

When The Get Right Band takes the stage at at Surrey Tavern on Sept. 6, an infectious, danceable blend of funk, rock, reggae and just plain unique set of sounds will fill the room.
By Jeremy Craig
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2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

A Joyful Noise: Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins will perform in Evans

Family-friendly comedian Tim Hawkins brings his Rockshow Comedy Tour to West Acres Baptist Church on Sept. 19.

Pop Rocks: Westobou offerings appeal nicely to different audiences

Like any event that books multiple acts, the Westobou Festival schedule - mark your calendars for Oct. 1-5 - is coming together with evenings of art and entertainment that will appeal to and engage different audiences.
By Steven Uhles

Hunley exhibit to visit area

The exhibit, built by John Dangerfield, is a true-to-life replica of the Hunley, measuring 65 feet long and having a girth of 4 feet. It was created to honor Horace Lawson Hunley, who built the original submarine from a converted steam broiler.
By Travis Highfield

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Maze Runner, A Walk Among the Tombstones, This is Where I Leave You and Tusk

Civil War Symposium returns in November

Area residents will have a chance to relive the intricacies of life during national conflict when the fourth annual Civil War Symposium returns this November.
By Travis Highfield

J. Travis Duncan wins third annual Applaud the Artist contest

A design painted by Evans artist J. Travis Duncan is the winner in the third annual Applaud the Artist Cover Design Contest.
By Mary Frances Hendrix

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