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Monday, July 14, 2014

Wine Time: Flora Springs Soliloquy Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Oakville

This fruit-forward Sauvignon Blanc shows an amazing depth and complexity.
By Dennis Sodomka

Road Trips: Cruise-in on the Town Square, Edgefield

Edgefield will host its first-ever Cruise-in on the Town Square from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, July 19.
By Anne Waits

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Detecting a pattern

Children inked their fingerprints and studied their distinctive patterns during a craft workshop at the Jeff Maxwell Branch Library on Wednesday.
By Jon-Michael Sullivan

AMPED Music Contest voting opens July 10

An inspiring field of former finalists and new faces, this year's AMPED Music Contest is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.
By Steven Uhles

Night at the Movies

New this week: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Wycliffe Gordon to perform at USC Aiken

Renowned musician will perform concert with USC Aiken Summer Jazz Camp faculty on July 15.

'Steel Magnolias' forges friendships on, off stage

Set in a Louisiana beauty shop, Steel Magnolias is a story about the lives, loves and losses of six women. At its heart are the friendships that have been forged.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia On My Mind Day to be treat for tourists, locals

If you get away anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, July 11, you can enjoy the 2014 Georgia On My Mind Day at the Georgia Visitor Information Center.
By Don Rhodes

'Memories From the Heart' will entertain while raising money

Attendees at the upcoming Memories From the Heart performance will hear musical selections that are recognizable to all - from popular and oldies to country and gospel.
By Anne Waits

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Music by Turner: Expect Beach Boys to bring fun, fun, fun for audience

It's "Surf's Up" for the first time in Augusta in over 30 years as the legendary Beach Boys visit Bell Auditorium on Sunday, July 13.
By Ed Turner

The Artside: Sacred Heart to show paintings by artist-teacher Kuhlke

Exhibits are opening that will feature works by Bea Kuhlke, one of Augusta's best-known artists, and Bill Updegraff, an award-winning watercolorist.
By Keith Claussen

'Get On Up' tickets on sale today

The star and director of the James Brown movie bio will walk the red carpet at its Augusta premiere, according to the Godfather of Soul's daughter, and a limited number of tickets for the event go ...
By Meg Mirshak

Wine Time: Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio Verduzzo delle Venezie IGT 2012, Italy

The Pinot Grigio Verduzzo delle Venezie IGT blend delivers the fresh fruit taste of a top Pinot Grigio with a full-bodied wine of substance.
By Dennis Sodomka

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Pop Rocks: Now is a great moment to check out Posh Hammer

I got my first rock 'n' roll record when I was 9 years old. It was The Eagles' Hotel California album, and I'm pretty sure the appeal was its popularity, the crazy gatefold and the fact that The ...
By Steven Uhles

John Doyle to perform Irish, bluegrass, more

Grammy-nominated guitarist and vocalist John Doyle will perform July 11 at Fat Man's Mill Café.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Tammy, America, Earth to Echo and Deliver Us From Evil

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ramblin' Rhodes: Newman changed way we listen to Cajun, bluegrass

With deep sadness, many area country and bluegrass music fans learned of the death of Grand Ole Opry superstar Jimmy C. Newman on Saturday, June 21.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Marco's Pizza franchise delivers on yummy pizza

Marco's Pizza bakes up oven-fresh, hot pizza with a variety of toppings.
By Danielle Wong Moores

'Miss Firecracker' is comedy with some sad moments

The Edgefield County Theatre Company will present the comedy, The Miss Firecracker Contest, for two weekends at the William Miller Bouknight Theatre.
By Anne Waits

Monday, June 30, 2014

July 4th events include fireworks, music, more

Independence Day celebrations begin the day before the holiday with fireworks, concerts and more.

Night at the Movies

New this week: If I Stay; Sin City: A Dame to Kill For; When the Game Stands Tall; What If; Magic in the Moonlight; Boyhood; Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

2014 AMPED Music Contest semifinalists announced

Twenty-five original music acts have been trimmed to 12 for voting in the semifinal round of the Augusta Chronicle's annual AMPED Music Contest.

Augusta Amusements season to include Jim Brickman, more

From August through March, 16 acts in genres as diverse as Big Band, country, jazz, Christian, gospel plus balladeers and singers of quintessential pop standards will take the stage during Augusta Amusements' 2014-2015 season.
By Jeremy Craig

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