See if you can pick out Oscar
Bring it on, film fans.

Band members swear by quitting their day jobs
Members of the Charleston, S.C., band Jump, Little Children never wanted to be hard-drinking, hotel-trashing rock stars.

Standing ovations
SOUND CZECHS: The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society will present a concert by the Brno Chamber Orchestra and violinist Michiko Otaki at 8 tonight at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theat

Mini reviews

Art galleries
AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 122 Laurens St. S.W.; Lamar Dodd: A Retrospective, through April 12; recreational classes include calligraphy, painting, photography and puppetry; children 2 and older may participate in watercolors, drawing and collage; (803) 641-9094.

Club calendar

Concert calendar
JUMP LITTLE CHILDREN AND BIG MIGHTY: Thursday, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; all-ages show, doors open 7 p.m., music at 8; $8 in advance, $10 day of show; 722-8341.

See if you can pick out Oscar

Ballet troupe presents snapshot of 'Casablanca'
Everybody comes to Rick's: soldiers, sinners, jaded expatriates - and now the Augusta Ballet.

Band members swear by quitting their day jobs

Mini reviews
Movies are listed with theater location for today through Thursday. Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times.

Video watch

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country crooner still active at 83
If you are in Nashville, Tenn., early in the morning, there is a place you can go where you stand a good chance of meeting 83-year-old country legend Eddy Arnold: Cool Springs Galleria shopping mall.

Ballet troupe presents snapshot of 'Casablanca'

Club calendar
Ready for a night on the town? Here's a sampling of specials and entertainment at area nightclubs:

David Niven left behind wealth of watchable films

Tastes change at Mango's
Mango's Cafe in Aiken is nothing if not adaptable. The restaurant, housed in a stately old home on Laurens Street, opened in 1995 with an emphasis on Caribbean and Jamaican food. But the owner/chef soon realized that his ethnic fare was less popular with locals than he had anticipated.

Concert calendar

Bradberry never compromised his music
I hate having to say goodbye.

Applause calendar

'God's Favorite' has fun with Job's tribulations
In the Bible, Job withstood death, disease and despair to prove his devotion to God. His trials take up 42 chapters.

Standing ovations

David Niven left behind wealth of watchable films
David Niven, born on this day in 1910, was something of a one-trick pony. Certainly, he was never an actor in the running to play cowboys, space rangers or blue-collar toughs. But he could play David Niven, the gentrified Englishman with a roving eye and mischievous grin, better than anybody. Between 1934 and his death in 1983, Mr. Niven averaged two movies a year, each time spinning his dapper, and sometimes daffy, persona in interesting ways. So, in honor of what would have been Mr. Niven's 92nd birthday, here are some outstanding films featuring the unflappable star.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country crooner still active at 83

Video watch
JUST OUT: Bones, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, 13 Ghosts, The Musketeer and Megiddo: The Omega Code 2

Applause calendar
SPRINGTIME MADE IN THE SOUTH: Craft show with more than 250 exhibitors 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; $4.50, age 12 and younger free; (800) 683-3772.

'God's Favorite' has fun with Job's tribulations

Sale of Red Sox means end of Yawkey era

New column photos remind us of passing time

Braves notebook

Braves continue with annual tradition

Perez, Bako vie for backup spot

Braves notebook

Water heater switch gives low-tech help

IRS has $2.3 billion in unclaimed refunds

Best Buy races in

Economists predict recession is over

Offices planned near site of shops

Business briefs

Greenspan: recession may be near end

Durable-goods orders rise bigger-than-expected

Lady Pacers make early exit

Keown leads Pacers past North Florida in overtime

Trio comes up big for Jaguars

Paine women fall in opener

Paine advances in tournament

VMI's Conley ready to show himself at SoCon tournament

Tennessee looking for 11th SEC tournament title

Duke relaxed coming off undefeated ACC season

Flower-show classes being offered

Some gardeners are moonstruck

Budding beauty

Jackets top Wake Forest

To learn U.S. history, just count your change

Tiger Woods sets record as Chinese taxpayer

Tough road predicted for proposed 'major tour'

DiMarco rolls on as tour moves to frigid Florida

Twelve-year-old prepares to tee off in Takefuji Classic

Prep basketball scores

Lady Spartans will face Bulldogs

Four area AAAA teams are in south sectionals

Prep playoff capsules

Lemieux expected to miss rest of season

Navy will not get airfield
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - The Department of Energy will not consider locating a practice airfield for the Navy's new attack fighters within Savannah River Site, according to a Navy spokesman.

Lynx road report

Superstitions abound on team

Around town

21 sets of twins bid 'good morning' to nation

Trial begins for two men in home invasion

Recovery of corpses proceeds gradually


Across the area

Navy will not get airfield

Subscriber of the day

Across the area

Ex-mayor promotes race talks

Residents cry foul over car-part fence

Fired director wants back pay

Fowl festival honors wild chickens

Around town

School renovations continue

Senator seeks aid for black colleges

Across South Carolina

People reflect as month ends

Cultural tastes

News you can use

Senators work out spending agreement

Authorities seek forgery suspects

Jurors to rule in home break-in

Jordan has surgery, could return this season

SuperSonics 98, Hawks 81

Young players need to emerge from Jordan's shadow

Madden to 'Monday Night Football'

Aikman not missing football as much as he thought

Veteran QB eager for starting job with contender

NFL considering Thursday night start to season

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Advice: Be present at cremation

First Friday is a boon to Augusta

Hydrogen dreams

Burning questions

Seen it all now?

Readers say justice not done for Aleta Bunch

Siege by automated telemarketers makes phone a hassle

More police needed

Navy jets will cause bird dog capital to go to the dogs

Readers think mayor needs vision, not a veto

Speak out now

Alexander Williams' schizophrenia is for real

Crematory operator clean, honest

Strike balance

Spotlight on Geoffrey Bodine


NASCAR notebook

State tournament starts Saturday

Canadian gold medalists pull out of world figure skating championships

IMG, CART announce partnership for Cleveland Grand Prix


Park begins comeback from injury

Fishing report

Ludwig, Blackburn team champs

Fishing tournament news

Lady Spartans will face Bulldogs
ALBANY, Ga. - Glenn Hills used a 7-0 run late in the third quarter en route to its 64-52 Class AAAA State Playoff win over Crisp County at the Albany Civic Center Thursday evening.

Victory creates believers

Olympics net gold for NBC

Spate of films put soldiers in good light

Health calendar

Dogs take revenge on Gamecocks

Bulldogs top Gamecocks in OT

Gamecocks have to answer a lot of questions this spring

Lady Gamecocks seniors leaving program winners

Odds and ends

Man fakes robbery to avoid paying wedding bill

Cat cloning puts fluffy face on controversial procedure

Is zapping mail for public safety worth the cost?

Mysterious rashes nag investigators

Trafficking via Internet a growing threat

Nutritionists join clients for restaurant excursions

Evidence of huge flood on Mars

High risk of hypertension after age 55

Women misdiagnose infections

Area's hospice access widens

Preventing another heart attack