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Saturday, June 28, 2014

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

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Sharon Jones to perform on TV twice this week

Sharon Jones and Dap-Kings will make two TV appearances this week to promote their fifth album, Give The People What They Want.

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Hometown loyal to 'Duck Dynasty'

WEST MONROE, La. - "Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty, and that philosophy permeates  everything in this small north ...
By Tamara Lush

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013

Best Christmas gifts often are not under tree

Four readers shared with The Augusta Chronicle the best Christmas present they've ever received, and some can't be bought in a store.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

Half of older workers put off leaving workforce, poll says

CHICAGO - There was a time when Tom Sadowski thought he'd stop working after turning 65 earlier this year. But he's put off retirement for at least five years - and now expects to do some work ...
By Matt Sedensky
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