Originally created 09/30/03

Xtreme calendar



TODAY:

Life for Rent, the new CD from Dido, is out today. The movies 2 Fast 2 Furious and Bend It Like Beckham are out on VHS and DVD.

WEDNESDAY:

ON TV: Tom Welling returns as a young superhero in the season premiere of Smallville at 8 p.m. on the WB.

Nowhere to hide? The new comic miniseries Batman: City of Light debuts. With Gotham City considering a new "no-shadows" lighting system, where will the Dark Knight find cover?

THURSDAY:

Best of Augusta Sample Augusta's best food and entertainment at Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St., from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at Fort Discovery for $10. Admission is $15 at the door. The Best of Augusta After Bash, featuring Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips, The Rhes Reeves Band, Tony Williams and the Blues Express, E and L Productions, the H.B.O.Y.S., Joseph Patchen and the Big Diamond Express, Playback, Patrick Blanchard and TuTu D'vyne, will be held at 8:30 p.m. at The Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Admission is $5

FRIDAY:

The School of Rock, starring Jack Black as an unlikely substitute teacher, opens in theaters. See Denzel Washington as an adulterous cop in the crime thriller Out of Time.

High school football continues with Burke County at Thomson; Glenn Hills playing host to Lakeside; Greenbrier playing host to Hephzibah; and Richmond Academy playing host to Westside. South Carolina games include Aiken at Josey; McCormick playing host to Dixie; North Augusta playing host to Northwestern; and Strom Thurmond playing host to A.C. Flora. All games begin at 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY:

SAT Prep Log on to the SAT hotline at www.PrincetonReview.com to get sample SAT questions and test-taking tips and strategies. Live instructors will be available for the next week to help with preparation for the Oct. 11 test date.

Fly by the Boshears Skyfest and celebrate 100 years of flight. The air show begins at 12:30 p.m. at Daniel Field, off Highland Avenue in Augusta. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children.

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