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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

On Stage: Ponder life itself in 'Freud's Last Session'

Explore themes of love, sex, and the existence of God when Aiken Community Playhouse presents "Freud's Last Session" or attend one of the many concerts set for this week.
By Lisa Pham

Augusta Southern Nationals drag boat races to bring rumble to the river

Considered the NASCAR of boating, the 2016 Augusta Southern Nationals will bring high performance and supercharged boats to Augusta to zoom down the Savannah River for the liquid quarter-mile. The ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Dine & Dish: TRIO's enjoyable menu worth the trip

I had a slow work day one recent Friday and decided to take the drive over to Aiken for a leisurely lunch. My restaurant of choice was TRIO Bar & Kitchen.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Pop Rocks: Keen focus on Augusta's past could benefit future

Some 15 years after his untimely death, Joey Ramone is still imparting wisdom to those willing to listen, or at least walk past his wall. Allow me to explain.
By Steven Uhles

Wine Time: CrossBarn Pinot Noir 2013, Anderson Valley

Even in the searing heat we have been experiencing, you can drink red wine. So one night last week when I grilled boneless pork chops, I reached for the CrossBarn pinot noir instead of a ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Year of Georgia Music' recordings capture Augusta's musical ties

Once again Augusta's music scene finally is getting its due recognition thanks to the good people at the Georgia Public Broadcasting System headquarters in Atlanta.
By Don Rhodes

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

It's HOT! Beat the heat with cool things to do

Have fun indoors at places like Air Strike Extreme Air Sports, the Augusta Museum of History, the movies and more.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Daya, Symon to perform at Bell Auditorium on Saturday

Pop singer Daya with guest Symon will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Bell Auditorium. 

New music is Maxwell's strongest collection

Maxwell isn't all that concerned with timeliness. When the neo-soul pioneer launched his "BLACKsummers'night" trilogy in 2009, no one expected him to take seven years to release the next ...
By Glenn Gamboa

Ramblin' Rhodes: Musician finding new fame without forgetting roots

Augusta-reared musician and songwriter Daniel Antopolsky, who now lives in France, had ordered a meal in the front courtyard of the Pizza Joint on Broad Street last March when he needed to wash ...
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Augusta composers, actors, artists expand reach

I've covered arts and entertainment in a variety of ways over the years, and the amount of talent in Augusta never ceases to amaze me. While most of us know that there have been some pretty big ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, July 2, 2016

T.I.'s July 23 concert rescheduled

The July 23 concert by Atlanta rapper T.I. has been rescheduled to Saturday, Sept. 24.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Wine Time: Domaine Bousquet Malbec Reserve 2014 and Grand Reserve 2013, Mendoza

Three-fourths of all the malbec grown in the world is planted in Argentina. But the best malbec comes from high altitude sites such as Domaine Bousquet in the Gualtallary valley in Tupungato, Mendoza.
By Dennis Sodomka

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Dine & Dish: Rae's Coastal Café offers beach flavors

I decided to take the opportunity to give myself a little midweek treat with a mini staycation. My plan was dinner on the coast - the coast of Rae's Creek, that is - at Rae's Coastal Café.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Brown eager to sing for hometown for Star Spangled Fourth Concert

Russell Joel Brown has experienced many magical moments in his 26 years of professional theater. He's performed at the famed Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City and at the John F.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

2016 Fourth of July events

Fourth of July events include barbecues, concerts and, of course, fireworks.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Pop Rocks: Bullmoose needs more stage time

This week, I had the great pleasure to step back in time a bit. The scene - the Highlander, where this night I found Hound of Goshen extending a slot to Bullmoose, an act that had heretofore ...
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Stanley shared music with admirers on stage and off

It seemed as if just about everybody wanted to record with bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley, who died on June 23 at age 89.
By Don Rhodes

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Pride events draw crowds downtown

Many came to Augusta Pride's annual parade and festival Saturday for different reasons.
By Mike Wynn

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: Free State of Jones, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Neon Demon and The Shallows

CSRA College Night 2016 planned for Sept. 15

CSRA College Night provides an opportunity for students, parents and guidance counselors to learn about education opportunities.

GreenJackets return with excitement

The Augusta GreenJackets return to Lake Olmstead Stadium for another season, this time featuring one of their more talented rosters and a schedule packed with promotions.
By David Lee

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seasons will feature tribute artists, bluegrass groups

It's that time of the year when artistic groups are formulating and announcing their new season lineups, and both Augusta Amusements Inc. and the Morris Museum of Art each have some great offerings.
By Don Rhodes

Night at the Movies

New this week: Ben-Hur, Kubo and the Two Strings, War Dogs

Night at the Movies

New this week: Don't Breathe, Mechanic: Resurrection, Southside With You

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