Tickets for all events can be purchased by calling Augusta Ticketmaster, 828-7700, unless otherwise noted. Ticketmaster outlets are Home Folks stores, Blockbuster Music stores and Publix supermarkets. Other events have separate telephone listings.
CHRISTMAS COMEDY JAM/ALL ABOUT YOU TOUR: Featuring Ali LeRoi, Bernie Mac and Chris Thomas; 8 p.m. Saturday, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; advance tickets $23.50, $20.50 and $18.50, or $26, $23 and $21 day of show, available at Civic Center box office and TicketMaster outlets; charge by phone at 828-7700.
JESSYE NORMAN: Augusta native and premier operatic soprano performs Feb. 13 at Paine College's Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel; $50 general admission, $25 for students from other schools; available at Paine College business office Jan. 5; credit card orders at 821-8317. Call 821-8231 for information.
GOSPEL GREATS POWER '98 TOUR: March 22, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.
SLACKERS/SKINNERBOX: Today, Masquerade, Atlanta.
PATTI SMITH GROUP: Saturday, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.