Thursday, July 3, 2014

PBS looks at Nixon through prism of 'The Dick Cavett Show'

PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation by running a documentary on the Watergate scandal as seen through the prism of Dick Cavett's late-night talk show at ...
By David Bauder

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Star Spangled Chorus ready for Fourth

A tradition 18 years old, the chorus and an orchestra will perform a mix of traditional and contemporary songs celebrating American independence inside St. Paul's Church.
By Sean Gruber

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Hemingway celebrated in old haunts

Fans following the Hemingway trail will find museums, homes and other places connected to him in Key West, Fla., Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas and Cuba.
By Associated Press

Neverland Ranch future uncertain

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. - From outside the gates of Neverland Ranch, it appears as if Michael Jackson's former home and fantasyland has been frozen in time.
By Derrik J. Lang

King of Pop bigger than ever

LOS ANGELES - It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
By Anthony McCartney

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New 'Get On Up' trailer online

An extended trailer has been posted online for the James Brown bio movie "Get On Up," being released Aug. 1.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Brantley Gilbert's latest country album has proven formula

Everybody in Nashville, Tenn., has been predicting Brantley Gilbert will be the next big thing in country music for a couple of years now. His new album, Just as I Am, is engineered to make that a ...
By Chris Talbott

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Opera star Norman shares journey in memoir

In her new memoir, "Stand Up Straight and Sing," soprano Jessye Norman tells the story only she could tell.
By Tom Turner

Monday, April 14, 2014

Deschanel talks fashion, 'New Girl'

Her show New Girl is a hit, she recently released a pop song with Prince, she's working on a movie with Bill Murray and Bruce Willis, and she's been helping design dresses for Tommy Hilfiger.
By Sandy Cohen

Friday, April 4, 2014

Author to sign book about 1975 Masters

Meet Gil Capps, the author of The Magnificent Masters, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road in Augusta Mall.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Augustan 'feels good' as extra

Recently, Augusta resident Diana Renee Williams spent a week working as an extra on the set of Universal Pictures' 'Get On Up.' 
By Diana Renee Williams

Monday, March 3, 2014

Oscar winners list

List of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Surgery, wigs, tape: Stars' red carpet secrets

The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
By Sandy Cohen

Oscar nod part of McConaughey's 'McConaissance'

Matthew McConaughey has abruptly shifted to more challenging roles and films in a creative burst that has clearly re-energized him.
By Jake Coyle

Beck's 'Morning Phase' is first of two planned 2014 album releases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Beck Hansen really doesn’t believe a musician has the right to complain. It’s something of an occupational requirement. “Nobody wants to hear it,” he said.
By Chris Talbott

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

N. Augusta artist gets top SC award

Edward Rice, an architectural painter from North Augusta, is one of five recipients of the 2014 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award, the highest award given by the South Carolina Arts ...

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Long before Newsweek called her a "tarted-up floozy," and way before she married and had babies and adopted babies, Madonna was a young woman in New York trying to make it big.
By Tamara Lush

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Childhood in Africa affects 'Walking Dead' actor

ATLANTA - Growing up in Zimbabwe and visiting South Africa as a young woman helped forge Danai Gurira's passion for producing theater in Africa.
By Jeff Martin

Singing or sinking? Bieber hits a low

LOS ANGELES - For more than a year, Justin Bie­ber has had more tabloid hits than Billboard hits: The singer's music career has taken a backseat to his wild antics.
By Mesfin Fekadu

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Sheryl Underwood eager to be at Paine masked ball

When Sheryl Underwood was asked to perform at Paine College's 14th annual Scholarship Masked Ball, she was eager to accept. 
By Nikasha Dicks

Top headlines

Marijuana-based drug works differently

Georgia Regents University and the state of Georgia have worked for months to land a marijuana-derived drug clinical trial for children with difficult seizure disorders.