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Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

2014 Arts in the Heart - Saturday

A parade will wind through the festival grounds twice on Saturday in this annual celebration of the arts.

2014 Arts in the Heart - Sunday

Hear gospel, see "Seussical the Musical" and more

Arts in the Heart festival set for Sept. 19-21

Art, music, dance and international cuisine among offerings of festival to celebrate the Augusta arts community.
By Staff Reports

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Hundreds expected to attend Southern Studies Showcase

Hundreds of history lovers from all over the country are expected to swarm the town of Edgefield on Friday and Saturday for the "Southern Studies Showcase."
By Anne Waits

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Joyful Noise: Concerts with a Cause

St. John United Methodist Church's Concerts with a Cause will begin the 2014-15 season with a performance by Juilliard- and Yale-educated organist Chelsea Chen.

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Cher in the City: Overcome obstacles with a 'peaceful and patient mind'

I woke up under the weather Sunday morning to the worst headache. Thinking back, my head had started to hurt the day before after a troubling conversation with a friend.
By Cher Best

Cheech & Chong's humor still smokin' with audiences

The humor might seem at first glance no longer edgy, but the hilarity of Cheech & Chong's classic sketches is coming to Augusta. Their Up In Smoke Tour with the band War will stop at Bell ...
By Jeremy Craig

Ramblin' Rhodes: Unstoppable Lawson to open Southern Soul & Song series

One of the world's greatest mandolin players and bluegrass music vocalists, Doyle Lawson, returns to Augusta this weekend with his band Quicksilver.
By Don Rhodes

Night at the Movies

New this week: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed and Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?

Wine Time: Tortarossa Rosso Toscana 2011, Tuscany

The Tortarossa Rosso Toscana 2011 is a Super Tuscan blend made by Alessandro Bocci, one of Maremma's most talented winemakers.
By Dennis Sodomka

Gamecocks, Bulldogs fans to face off at 21st Border Bash

Annual event brings football fans to border for cheers, music, more

Dine & Dish: Steakhouse is Prime spot for dinner

Prime Steakhouse in downtown Aiken is cozy and the service is welcoming and attentive. Prime is definitely a winner for a birthday dinner - or dinner anytime.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Guitar Pull lineup announced

The lineup for the 2014 Guitar Pull once again features some of the hottest names in country music.
By Meg Mirshak

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Kristian Bush uses own voice to headline Border Bash

Kristian Bush, best known as part of the duo Sugarland, will be the headline act for the 21st annual Border Bash on Friday, Sept. 12, at Augusta Common.
By Alan Sculley

Pop Rocks: Kiss Family Reunion is truly family event, with hot music

96.3 Kiss Family Reunion to feature Johnny Gill, Freddie Jackson, Ce Ce Peniston, Avery Sunshine, Jagged Edge, Syleena Johnson and Algerbra, among others.
By Steven Uhles

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Night at the Movies

New this week: The Identical and Forrest Gump: An IMAX Experience

Arts Preview: Art

Find exhibits at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, the Morris Museum of Art, Aiken Center for the Arts and beyond during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Music

From classical to country and opera, there are many music opportunities during the 2014-15 arts season.

Arts Preview: Dance

The 2014-15 arts season includes dance performances by Columbia County Ballet, Dance Augusta, Aiken Civic Ballet and more.

Arts Preview: Theater

Performances on stage this season include "The Music Man," "A Christmas Carol," and more.

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