Originally created 05/20/05

Living briefs



LOOK AHEAD

THE DARK SIDE

THE POTENTIAL FOR DARKNESS IS IN ALL OF us. As Darth Vader comes into being on the big screen in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, others look at humans' capacity for evil.

Coming Saturday

GET WET

SWIMWEAR MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS SAY THERE'S NO EXCUSE FOR AN UGLY SWIMSUIT.

Coming Sunday

REMEMBER

THE SOUTH IS A TREASURE TROVE OF MEMORIALS, INCLUDING THOSE THAT ARE IN AND AROUND THE AUGUSTA AREA.

Coming Tuesday

STUFF TO DO

HERE'S A LOOK AT SOME OF YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT BETS FOR THIS WEEKEND:

SHRINERS PARADE: 11 a.m. Saturday, downtown Augusta; parade route to begin at Lucy C. Laney High School on Laney-Walker Boulevard, proceeding to Augusta Avenue, down to Wrightsboro Road, on to Ninth Street, ending at Dyess Park; parade will feature clowns, go-karts, marching bands.

WAIT UNTIL DARK: Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre presentation; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. today-Saturday, $33 civilians, $31 seniors, Department of the Army civilians, active duty E8 and above, $25 active duty E7 and below, $20 show only; 793-8552.

MURDER AT THE CAFE NOIR: Stage III presentation 7 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; $30 for Friday-Saturday performances with dinner, $15 Sunday matinee with no meal; 228-3636.

BIRTHDAYS

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: Singer Joe Cocker is 61. Singer-actress Cher is 59. Actor Dave Thomas is 56. Musician Warren Cann of Ultravox is 53. Actor Dean Butler (Little House on the Prairie) is 49. Guitarist Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go's is 47. Actor Bronson Pinchot is 46. Singer Susan Cowsill of The Cowsills is 46. Actor John Billingsley (Enterprise) is 45. Actor Tony Goldwyn is 45. Singer Nick Heyward of Haircut 100 is 44. Actress Mindy Cohn is 39. Guitarist Tom Gorman of Belly is 39. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 33. Singer Naturi Naughton (3LW) is 21.

REACH US

Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augusta chronicle.com.