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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Things to Do

Check out the new Blanchard Woods Skate/BMX Park, create art at the Morris, or go on an egg hunt this weekend

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Horse events continue in Aiken with polo, harness races

The Aiken Triple Crown wraps up woth Pacers and Polo; harness races return to McGee's Mile

Pop Rocks: From Rucker to Revivalists, which music fest draws you?

It is time to organize a fair weather assault on those outdoor activities - both local and regional - properly planned for that too-small window between too cold and too hot. Here are a few ...
By Steven Uhles

Dine & Dish: Cucina 503 satisfies with Italian style

Cucina 503 is the newest endeavor by Chef Edward Mendoza of Kitchen 1454 - and one of only a few local restaurants in the Martinez area.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Dow's 2009 Late Bottled Vintage Port, Portugal

If you want to try a really good Port, you could start with Dow's Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) Port. It has all the characteristics of a fine vintage Port at a fraction of the price. It is a ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Saturday, March 21, 2015

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.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Aiken Triple Crown continues with Spring Steeplechase

Second leg of annual horse event is Saturday in Aiken.

Stomp brings household objects to life

Household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in Stomp. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Do You Believe?, The Gunman

Brickman keeps the music coming; this time, to Evans

There may be no other current music artist who can match Jim Brickman when it comes to the pace of his recording career. The pianist will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the J.S. Hardin ...
By Alan Sculley

Music by Turner: Documentary tells tale behind music

I bet you heard Hal Blaine play some of your favorite songs in the last few days. Don Randi too. Let's not leave out Carol Kaye, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Osborn, Larry Knechtel, or Plas Johnson either.
By Ed Turner

Heritage Blues eager to sing stories

New York City's Heritage Blues Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Imperial Theatre.
By Diana Renee Williams

Jagged Edge: We're primed to upstage Mint Condition

From his home in College Park, Ga., vocalist Richard Wingo recently spoke about his group's origins and how the vocal quartet, Jagged Edge, plans to continue with its nearly 20-year-old journey.
By Timothy Cox

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Ramblin' Rhodes: Pardi ready to 'just get up there and play and sing'

Just last week country music newcomer Jon Pardi was entertaining fans in England at a music festival and also at an exclusive "meet and greet" event held at a British pub.
By Don Rhodes

YUCHiKiOKEE Festival will spotlight arts, history

The inaugural YUCHiKiOKEE Festival will be held March 21-22 and will feature art, music, food and more.
By Valerie Rowell

Number 9 to rock Lady A at YUCKiKiOKEE Festival

Ed Turner and Number 9 will be the featured performers Saturday during the two-day YUCKiKiOkee Festival at Evans Towne Center Park.
By Valerie Rowell

Wine Time: Simonsig Pinotage 2012

The first grape that comes to mind for many people when they think about South Africa is Pinotage. Then they ask, "What is Pinotage?"
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

Five artists - Ron Melick, Alicia Kelemen, William Brown, Evelyn Davis-Walker and Carol Sue Roberts - are featured in exhibits opening Thursday, March 19, at Aiken Center for the Arts.
By Keith Claussen

Friday, March 13, 2015

Area 'parachurch' serves young professionals

The altar at Sacred Heart Cultural Center glowed a hot pink Monday as the strains of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" echoed off the ornate, domed ceilings. Then Electric Cathedral began in earnest.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, March 12, 2015

'Cinderella' isn't fairy tale of old

Everyone knows the tale of Cinderella. So why are audiences now getting an expensive retelling of the passé bedtime story, 65 years after Disney released its animated classic?
By Lindsey Bahr

GreenJackets home season now open

The Augusta GreenJackets will play host to the Rome Braves on April 16 in the team's home opener to kick off its 27th season.
By David Lee

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.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Monkey Kingdom, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2; True Story, Unfriended, While We're Young

Comedy troupe thrills with eXtreme experience

Schrodinger's Cat improv troupe performs on first and fourth Fridays at Le Chat Noir.
By Diana Renee Williams

See the beauty of Augusta, Aiken today

If you're in town to see the beauty of Augusta National Golf Club, you might not need this list. But, if you don't have tickets for the Masters Tournament today, you might want to enjoy the outdoors one of these ways.

Cher in the City: Experience with Rodney brings me out of my shell

I am an animal lover. I can't remember ever not loving them. However, there is certainly a breed that I have not been able to bond with.
By Cher Best

Dine & Dish: Pay attention because the menu options have changed

What a difference a year makes. 2014-15 has seen an explosion of restaurants opening in the Augusta area, from fine dining to fast food.
By Danielle Wong Moores

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