High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans

Five-time Grammy Award winners, the Blind Boys of Alabama, will be in concert at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, as one of the last performances of the Augusta Amusements season.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

The Artside: Gala, Springfest usher in arts exhibits for the season

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.
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

"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.
By Don Rhodes

Globetrotters to play in Aiken, then Augusta

Basketball greats to play two dates in area.

Juilliard in Aiken marks 7th year

Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Pop Rocks: Fans finally get date with Edison Project

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.
By Steven Uhles

Pianist Kaeshammer to play encore in Evans

Pianist Michael Kaeshammer returns to the J.S. Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans on March 7.

Cher in the City: Thanks for all the phrases that reflect my life

"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."
By Cher Best

Music by Turner: Here's your chance to see, hear legend - Elton John

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.
By Ed Turner

Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Legendary Collection, Chile

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.
By Dennis Sodomka

Jay Leno, John Fogerty coming to Bell Auditorium

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.

Country rapper to play Masters Week event

In 2008, Ford released his debut album, Ride Through the Country, which included the singles "No Trash in My Trailer" and "Cold Beer."
By Susan McCord

Night at the Movies

New this week: Focus, The Lazarus Effect, Still Alice, Whiplash

Dine & Dish: Sandwich City serves crowd more than sandwiches

Sandwich City serves more than just sandwiches? That was my surprised thought as I surveyed the diner's interior, warm with the scents of fried chicken, mac and cheese, and Southern veggies.
By Danielle Wong Moores

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