While winter may not have retreated completely, Augusta's arts community is heading confidently into spring with the first weekend in March full of events ranging from the Morris Museum's gala to Springfest in North Augusta.
"You've got to write about this!" said singer Flo Carter after my presentation last Thursday night about black entertainers who either came from North Augusta or performed in North Augusta.
Basketball greats to play two dates in area.
Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.
Now I had heard rumors, but last week, the rumored became official. The Edison Project put up a Facebook page. You can't get more official than that. They've also booked a gig.
Pianist Michael Kaeshammer returns to the J.S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans on March 7.
"Ain't life grand!" (meaning things are going well). I'm sure you have heard that phase before along with others like "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."
Elton John's March 10 date in Augusta begins at 8 p.m. Surprisingly, tickets are still available and are $39, $79 and $139 from georgialinatix.com.
I have long loved Concha y Toro's many wines, especially their Casillero del Diablo line, but this version, labeled "Legendary Collection" really is something special.
Big names are coming to the Bell Auditorium this summer. First up will be John Fogerty, who will bring his 1969 Tour to Augusta on May 12. Jay Leno will bring his chin and his humor to the stage June 4.