Articles from the Applause section archive

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

The Artside: Artist turns old books into new works of art

Brian Dettmer explores beneath the surface in his intricately sculpted works, which will go on exhibit Dec. 11 at Morris Museum of Art.
By Keith Claussen

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bogguss to celebrate season with show at Imperial

The multi-talented performer Suzy Bogguss is bringing her Christmas-theme show back to the Imperial Theater next week for the Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser Southern Soul & Song series.
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Dash away all to buy these great box sets

Here are nine marvelous box sets and reissues that would make anyone who's an ardent music fan very happy on Dec. 25. Sure, some are a bit pricey but remember - it's Christmas!
By Ed Turner

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Wine Time: Helfrich Crémant D'Alsace NV, France

The Helfrich Crémant D'Alsace is perfect for some holiday experimenting.
By Dennis Sodomka

Dine & Dish: French cheeses open eyes to possibilities

It was one of the best voicemails I'd ever gotten: "Can we come feed you some cheese?" The call was from a representative of the Cheeses of Europe, an organization promoting French cheeses in the U.S.
By Danielle Wong Moores

2014 Holiday Events

December is filled with Christmas concerts, lights and much more magic of the season.

WWE's Ziggler ready to show off

Not even two weeks from saving WWE from the tyrannical reign of The Authority, Dolph Ziggler will lead WWE Live when it comes to James Brown Arena on Saturday, Dec. 6.
By Farrell Brown

Pop Rocks: Time in Augusta has been fulfilling

I spent Thanksgiving away from Augusta, retreating with my family to the mountains of North Carolina. It was a break I thought I needed.
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Concert tickets sound like the perfect holiday gift

The Augusta Amusements entertainment company led by its president Mike Deas has posted some very good reasons why you should consider giving concert tickets as a holiday gift.
By Don Rhodes

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Churches plan live Nativity scenes

Return to Bethlehem, a popular one in North Augusta, is up first. It opens next week by Grace United Methodist Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: Horrible Bosses 2, Penguins of Madagascar, The Theory of Everything

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Wine Time: Graham's Six Grapes Old Vines Special Edition Port NV, Portugal

As we hit the holiday season and cold weather, my wine thoughts turn to hardier wines. One of the best wines to keep on hand during the holidays is port.
By Dennis Sodomka

The Artside: Photographs by GRU's Rust featured at Kentucky park

Brian Rust, multi-talented professor of art at Georgia Regents University, recently completed an eight-image installation within Raven Run Nature Sanctuary in Lexington, Ky.
By Keith Claussen

4 ballet companies plan 'Nutcracker'

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

Just as I was about to hang up the phone after talking with former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders in 1999 he wanted to say one more thing: "Tell everyone," Sanders stressed, "that if I was not born and ...
By Don Rhodes

Music by Turner: Wrap up year with musical gifts

As we enter the final days of 2014, there are still plenty of terrific shows scheduled locally and regionally. Let's take a quick peek at ones that will be sure to warm your musical bones as the ...
By Ed Turner

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Concert begins annual holiday fund drive

The Empty Stocking Fund, an Augusta tradition for more than eight decades, kicks off the holiday season today with a free concert of seasonal favorites at First Baptist Church.
By Bill Kirby

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

2014 Holiday Preview

See our list and check it twice so you won't miss the Christmas concerts, lights and magic of the season.

Wine Time: Stoneleigh Latitude Chardonnay 2013, New Zealand

The Stoneleigh Latitude Chardonnay is an elegant wine that would be perfect with an elegant dinner, or for sipping on the porch.
By Dennis Sodomka
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