Articles from the Applause section archive

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

The Artside: Artists' tribute to David Bowie takes on new meaning

Jay Jacobs will never forget the first day the lyrics from a song spoke to him. It was a line from the David Bowie song Changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Yoga at craft breweries is pulling in new crowds

MIAMI - Call it detox and retox: Around the country, yogis are jumping up from savasana and hopping onto a barstool as yoga classes are making their way into breweries.
By Kelli Kennedy

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Boy, Dirty Grandpa, The Fifth Wave

Things to Do: Augusta Futurity and Wrangler Family Fun Fest

Face painting, balloon animals and more are in store at the Wrangler Family Fun Fest this Saturday.

Glenn Miller Orchestra, Turtle Island Quartet to perform in Evans

Two well-known and varied musical acts will perform in Evans this weekend.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Music by Turner: Cool concerts will help us get through winter months

Last year was chock-full of fine shows both locally and regionally, and the first two months of this year are no exception.
By Ed Turner

Ramblin' Rhodes: Aside from Futurity expo, Bell holds history of music

This week, Bell Auditorium next to James Brown Arena will be a fairly quiet place with the Western Expo taking place inside the building during The Augusta Futurity. The Expo is open through ...
By Don Rhodes

Wine Time: Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Pinot Noir 2014, Oregon

Oregon pinot noirs have been among the most talked about wines in the last 20 years, and they are only getting better as the vines mature. The Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Pinot Noir ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Couple's focus fuels Tedeschi Trucks' success

When blues rock guitarist Derek Trucks ranked in the top 20 greatest guitarists by Rolling Stone magazine, he did something most musicians would never dream of doing: he wrote a letter to the ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Ramblin' Rhodes: Futurity adds event for truck lovers

If you have a truck of any kind and want to take part in one of the most unique events held in this area, all you have to do is show up at The Hippodrome in North Augusta about 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17.
By Don Rhodes

Stink Bamboo offers a taste of TEDxAugusta

Stink Bamboo is among the break performers for TEDxAugusta, set for Jan. 29. Get a sneak peek at their act from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at The Book Tavern.

Augusta Mini Theatre to stage 'The Me I Like' to kick off 41st year

Augusta Mini Theatre, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this season, and will stage The Me I Like Jan. 15-18, Jan. 23-24 and Feb. 20-21.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Dine & Dish: Yo Pizza has taste for every palate

Located in Daniel Village across from Daniel Field airport, Yo Pizza opened in 1998 and has been known from the start for its variety of pizzas and inventive toppings.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Anaba Turbine Red 2013, Sonoma Valley

It's not often that you can indulge yourself and support the environmental movement at the same time. Well, you can do that when you drink Anaba wines.
By Dennis Sodomka

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Pop Rocks: Bowie gave fans music, artistry, ideas

I don't remember the first time I heard David Bowie. I know that by the time I bought into the post-punk disco of Let's Dance, I was already a fan and follower.
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Revenant, The Forest, The Masked Saint, Carol

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Number 9, symphony join forces for music outreach

Next up, Ed Turner and Number 9 will perform with Symphony Orchestra Augusta on Saturday, Jan. 9, at Bell Auditorium. The concert will benefit the symphony's Education & Community Outreach ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Ramblin' Rhodes: New year offers nice spread of country music events

Augusta Amusements Inc. resumes its series with its Live From Nashville country music show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, in Evans, Ga.
By Don Rhodes

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

The Artside: Artist's feelings are central to exhibit

It's been six years since Carrie Brooks has had an art exhibit with as many pieces in it as the one that will open with a reception Jan. 14 at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Poison Peach Film Festival returns for eighth year

A variety of new films will debut at Augusta's eighth annual Poison Peach Film Festival, which showcases local and regional independent filmmakers.
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