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Friday, June 5, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Beyond the Mask, Entourage, Spy, Insidious: Chapter 3

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Society will show off love for daylilies

Anyone who has struggled with rose bushes know that the best flowers are low maintenance, and perhaps the very best flower is the daylily.
By Sandy Hodson

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

It's hot and getting hotter! So don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Elvis tribute artist to play where 'The King' did in 1956

Arkansas-native Cody Ray Slaughter this time next year in June 2016 will be doing something no previous Elvis Presley tribute artist has ever done.
By Don Rhodes

Pop Rocks: 'Bull Mountain' is first novel worth keeping on bookshelf

Augusta-bred writer Brian Panowich's debut novel "Bull Mountain" is that rare piece of work that manages to entertain without sacrificing its elevated tone and tread on familiar tropes while ...
By Steven Uhles

'Steel Magnolias' is classic story with a few changes

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council's production of Steel Magnolias will tell a familiar story with a few changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Dine & Dish: Kawa Japanese has unique tapas

Beef tongue. The very words conjure up images of a pink, flabby (or would that be flappy?), gelatinous cut of meat. Yet here I was in Kawa Japanese Tapas and Grill, ordering beef tongue tapas at ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Robert Mondavi Chardonnay 2013, Napa Valley

If you have heard of California wine, chances are you have heard of the Robert Mondavi Winery.
By Dennis Sodomka

Imagination Station lets kids explore

KathyLena Smith, 5, sat barefoot on a colorful, padded floor in the literacy room of Imagination Station on Thursday, carefully putting small toys inside lidded rubber blocks with letters on them.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wavy Train Grateful to honor Dead

North Carolina jam band Wavy Train will be tipping their hats to the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead and making a stop June 4 at Surrey Tavern.
By Diana Renee Williams

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Shopgirl: On the prowl for fun? Try out the Hive Growler Bar

If you're looking for something relaxing but definitely not boring this weekend, check out Hive Growler Bar - the new sister bar/restaurant to Bee's Knees Tapas at 10th and Ellis streets.
By Gracie Shepherd

Friday, May 29, 2015

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

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Night at the Movies

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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 ...
By Ed Turner

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 ...
By Keith Claussen

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

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

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

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

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

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

It's hot and getting hotter! So don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

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.

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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