Power 107 bash brings in artists K. Michelle, Future

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Power 107 will bring the outdoor hip-hop festival previously known as Powerfest inside James Brown Arena. The Power 107 Birthday Bash will feature K. Michelle and Future.
By Diana Renee Williams

Pop Rocks: Film festival could fill out fun

Recently, based on a column I had written regarding music festivals, I was asked about ideas I might have for staging similar events here.
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

The new biography, "Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty" by Charles Leerhsen, goes a long way in setting the record straight about the baseball legend.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Sole Augusta is newest sushi hot spot

While Sole Augusta's Monday night sushi deal has already caught on along with BOGO sushi on Wednesday nights, it's not just Japanese-inspired dining either.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Martinelli Bella Vigna Chardonnay 2011, Sonoma County

When chardonnay is well made it is one of the best white wines you can find. Martinelli has been making beautiful chardonnays for a long time, and they know what they are doing.
By Dennis Sodomka

Ben Folds performing with Augusta symphony

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform at Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater with Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
By Meg Mirshak

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

From a birthday bash at the Arts and Heritage Center to shows at local theaters, art is among us.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Broadway in Augusta series to bring in 'Jersey Boys'

The Tony Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys, will play five nights in December at Bell Auditorium.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Music by Turner: 'Ain't no drag' recording with James Brown

"Ain't no drag, papa's got a brand new bag." Sure, most everyone knows James Brown's classic slice of funky pop soul that opened up his career to an entirely different and much larger audience. However, few are aware that longtime Augusta radio and media legend Charles Andrews was there in the studio in Charlotte, N.C., on the day it was recorded.
By Ed Turner

'Be My Baby' is tale told in many places on one stage

For most Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre performances, Steve Walpert is the mastermind behind the show, instructing actors and crew on how to bring to life his vision, but every few years, Walpert hands over the directorial reins and takes center stage to act in a show.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: Chateau Vartely Winemaker's Selection 2012, Moldova

Dry red wine drinkers will love this wine. It is a good summer sipping wine, but it really shines with food. The wine could be compared to a super Tuscan, combining native grapes with traditional European grapes for spectacular results.
By Dennis Sodomka

Artists invited to design cover in 4th annual contest

The Augusta Chronicle and Applause invite readers to join us in celebrating the arts in our community by entering our fourth annual Applaud the Artist Cover Contest.

2015 Swim Guide: Here's where to cool off this summer

It's hot and getting hotter! So don't wait until you're dripping with sweat - make a plan to chill out this summer at one of these cool places.

2015 Summer Camps Guide

From Augusta to Aiken, you can find camps focused on art and music, math and reading, or any sport.

Night at the Movies

New this week: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation; Vacation

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene act will kick off Soul & Song music series

Recently the Morris Museum of Art announced its 2015-2016 lineup for the Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series with museum executive director Kevin Grogan once again coming up with some outstanding acts.
By Don Rhodes

Ramblin' Rhodes: 7th season brings in big band, country, rock, more

Mike Deas, the president of Augusta Amusements Inc., once again has lined up some diverse and interesting acts for his seventh season.
By Don Rhodes

GreenJackets home season now open

A robust promotional schedule and more community involvement highlight the 27th consecutive season of minor league baseball in Augusta this year.
By David Lee

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